Archive for April, 2008

Obama’s Hat Trick

By donar | Related entries in Barack, Cartoons, Democrats, Political Graffiti, Religion

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April 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

What’s Raul Castro Been Up To?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Cuba, Death Penalty

It’s been over 2 months since he officially took power, and The Seminal details some progress… Raul Castro announced today that he is commuting all death sentences in Cuba (with the exception of 3 individuals charged with terrorism) to lesser sentences, citing humanitarian reasons. Cuba has faced pressure from human-rights activists to abolish its death […]

April 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Gas Tax Realities

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bad Decisions, Barack, Energy, Hillary, McCain, Money, Taxes, Video

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April 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Ron Paul Book Bomb Works, #1 On Amazon

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Books, Libertarian, McCain, Michigan, Money, Republicans, Ron Paul, The War On Terrorism

Ron Paul supporters are nothing if not passionate, and they’ve pushed his book to the top spot on the biggest online retail site in the world. From CNN: “The Revolution: A Manifesto”, released earlier this month, is currently No. 1 on the Web site’s list of top sellers, besting even Oprah’s latest Book Club selection. […]

April 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

60% Are Tired Of Primaries

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in News

This from a recent Rasmussen poll: The survey also found that 60% of the nation’s adults say the Primary Season has gone on too long. Twenty-six percent (26%) say the process has worked well and 9% haven’t paid much attention. Nearly a quarter of unaffiliateds–those not affiliated with either major party—say they have not been […]

April 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

Gallup: Hillary Maintains 1 Point Lead

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Polls

Exactly the same as yesterday. It’ll be interesting to see what the post-Wright era will look like for Obama. The details… For the last six days, the Democratic contenders have been separated by no more than one percentage point. Obama held statistically significant leads for much of April, but since Clinton’s victory in the Pennsylvania […]

April 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Obama Adds 2 More Superdelegates, Hillary Adds Another

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Super Delegates!!!

It’s 3 to 2 in today’s superdelegate race, and so far the post-Pennsylvania count stands at 10 to 5, Obama’s pickups to Clinton’s pickups. The first one for Obama today was Rep. Bruce Braley from Iowa, and we covered that earlier today. The second was a Rep. Baron Hill from Indiana. The third was Rep. […]

April 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Assessing McCain’s Healthcare Plan

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Health Care, McCain

John McCain has finally released a healthcare plan. But is it any good? First, before getting into the details, let’s look at what McCain is trying to achieve. He wants a system that does not rely on employer controlled health insurance but allows each individual to choose a fully portable plan that fits their specific […]

April 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 9 Comments »

I Just Got My $600 Stimulus

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bush, Money

And I feel better already. Thank you George! Now about those food and gas and housing prices… UPDATE: I just stimulated Souperman in KC and Scooter’s for a large cup of joe. What are you stimulating? Tweet

April 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 8 Comments »

Hillary Adds Pennsylvania Superdelegate

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Pennsylvania, Super Delegates!!!

So it’s 8 to 4 post-Pennsylvania in Obama’s favor since he announced an additional superdelegate today. From PennLive: Hillary Rodham Clinton will pick up the support of another influential superdelegate this morning when Bill George declares his support for the senator from New York. George, the president of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, had been one of […]

April 30th, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »