Category Politics

Debate Deja Vu

I stumbled upon this great clip at 236.com showing the repetitiveness of the three 2008 presidential debates…complete justification of why I feel asleep in the middle of watching the third one. Besides some great editing, the nine screen split of McCain saying “My friendssss….” is really the icing on the cake.

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The Sky Is Falling! Quick, Grab The Checkbook!

Just when I thought a $700 billion dollar Wall Street bailout plan couldn’t get any more socialistic, I was again proven wrong by our friends in Washington D.C.

By Friday, the ammended bill which easily passed in the Senate had somehow accumulated $150 billion MORE in tax cuts or other spending measures. I need to be fair, two of the three people who represent me voted no on H.R. 1424 both times, Congressman Dave Reichert and Senator Maria Cantwell. Patty Murray? Not seeing the light. Two outta three ain’t bad but I sure would have preferred the trifecta.

I saw Senator Cantwell on CSPAN2 trying to knock some sense into the House on Thursday, but they wouldn’t even consider her proposal which entailed taking an equity stake in the banks being rescued, a plan which was implemented in Sweden ...

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The rEVOLution Is Being Televised

Ron PaulThat is, at least as long as the cash keeps rolling in.

I like Ron Paul. I’d like to see him as the next President of the United States. I agree with him on most of his positions, and enjoy the open discussion with those who disagree on other points, and also talking about a host of other issues facing America.

And that, is what has been amazing about Ron Paul’s campaign. It has stimulated me. I’ve never been so interested in a Presidential race as I’ve been this year, which started immediately after the May 5th Republican debate. I’ve never even watched an entire debate before and certainly not a REPUBLICAN debate! But something changed in me that night. Ron Paul’s ideas were so far removed from the canned answers I was hearing from other candidates, and they made sense...

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