Category Archives: John McCain

The Blind Right & McCain’s Inexperience

I’m popping through Sirius talk stations and catch Bill Bennett saying that the focus on foreign policy has had the effect of showing how callow and inexperienced Barack Obama is. Bill Bennett is a tool. As Crooks and Liars pointed … Continue reading

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McCain Most Absent Senate Member

If you were trying to run the country, if you were going to personally see to it that bills were signed into law, wouldn’t you – perhaps – make an appearance at your current job that made those things happen … Continue reading

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McCain’s $300 Million Blunder

John McCain is proposing a prize of $300 million to show he cares about the environment, too, durnit! The Arizona senator proposed a $300 million prize for whoever can develop a better automobile battery, and $5,000 tax credits for consumers … Continue reading

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McCain: Driven by Big Oil

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The Era of Bad Feelings Infects the Democratic Party

If early 1800s represented an Era of Good Feelings, our times should go down in history as the Era of Bad Feelings. Nowhere has that been better exemplified than in the current nastiness pervading the Democratic Party. Although Barack Obama … Continue reading

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Which Is Better? A Decent Dem Or 4 More Wars… Er… Years of McBush?

I think that pretty much sums up the situation at hand, folks.

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Americans Are In Trouble: Debt, Declining Life Expectancy, Shorter Too

Thinking of Bobby Kennedy’s real passion during his ’68 campaign for the American worker highlights exactly why our candidates – and our next president – needs to pay some serious attention to the plight of Americans, especially those of the … Continue reading

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Not Exactly Hugs Between Hillary And Barack, But That’s OK

The media has waited with baited breath – and a volume of verbiage the world has rarely seen outside of coverage of Paris Hilton and Brittney Spears’ crotches – for Hillary to do her concession bit and for the two … Continue reading

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Well, Here We Go: Obama Says He’s The Nominee

Hillary Clinton may not be conceding yet, but as predicted, Barack Obama – based on delegate counts – has just announted “I will be the nominee.”

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Who Will Be The New Congressional Democratic Lions?

I hate to bring up such a sad subject at such a tough time but, considering times don’t appear headed for wild wonderfulness any year soon and the subject’s too important to ignore, here goes: With the hospitalizations of two … Continue reading

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Late Night Political Jokes

“John McCain’s in the news. Earlier today, John McCain released 1,200 pages of his medical records. Or, as his doctor calls it, Chapter One.” –Conan O’Brien “I guess McCain is scheduled to meet with three possible vice presidential nominees this … Continue reading

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Beat The Press: Play The Political Junkie 2008 Presidential Trivia Contest

I have such confidence in you that I’ll bet my best cup of coffee that you’ll score higher than a Dana Milbank or a David Sirota on this trivia challenge at The Week Behind. I won’t say you’ll score better … Continue reading

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McCain VP Possibility Charlie Crist, Gov of Florida, Has Sex Tape Surface

The more moral the Republican, the deeper the kink and the more likely (ick) there is video evidence. Jeb Bush, the president’s brother whom Crist replaced as the GOP governor of the state, was fortunately too fat to allow video … Continue reading

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DNC: Will Democratic Race End Soon?

Well, this is the weekend the Rules Committee of the Democratic National Convention meets to hammer out what’s happening with delegates and super delegates, Florida and Michigan primary votes and what to do with them, et al. Both DNC chair … Continue reading

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The Right “Puzzled” By McClellan’s Criticism

You know, I wasn’t inclined to pay much attention to fomer White House spokesman Scott McClellan’s new book about his tenure beginning soon after our dance of death began in Iraq. As McClellan took the job, we heard a lot … Continue reading

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Spinning the IAEA Report on Iran

This is what John McCain cited as proof that Iran was developing and pursuing nuclear weapons. Will Bush push another war before he leaves the post to his successor?

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What The (Bleep) Is Wrong With Lieberman, Installment #9284

Now, to be fair, it’s never taken all that damned much to get Connecticut Senator (formerly Dem, now independently installed up the butt of the Bush/McCainies) Joe Lieberman to wander off the reservation. And whenever he wanders, it reminds you … Continue reading

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In Brief: McCain Off the Rails on GI Bill

Today, Presidential candidate John McCain stated: And I will not accept from Senator Obama, who did not feel it was his responsibility to serve our country in uniform, any lectures on my regard for those who did. And by doing … Continue reading

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Predictably McCain: On GI Bill, The More Wrong He Is, The More He Insists He’s Right

Has John McCain ever, EVER just admitted he was wrong? I mean, less than twenty plus years after the error, like in fighting Arizona making Martin Luther King Day a holiday. To choose the Memorial Day weekend to defend his … Continue reading

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Republicans Decree Iraq Surge “Worked Beautifully”, No One Challenges

Have you noticed? Despite how obvious it was that the Pentagon and the Bush Administration, in their most recent assessment of Bush’s big escalation of war in early 2007, were lying about how “peachy” the situation in Iraq is, all … Continue reading

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