Archive for the 'Lieberman' Category

Unsubstantiated Veep Rumor Mongering Republican Edition

By Doug Mataconis | Related entries in Lieberman, McCain, Republicans, Romney

First there’s this from Townhall.com: Overheard: Pawlenty, Romney or Lieberman. Noon on Friday. Then, there’s this from Stephen Bainbridge: There’s a rumor floating around my little corner of the vast right-wing conspiracy that John McCain has cut his VP candidates down to Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty and FedEx CEO Fred Smith. Boy would the latter […]

August 27th, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

McCain Veep Rumors: Right Now, It’s Anybody’s Guess

By Doug Mataconis | Related entries in Barack, Lieberman, McCain, Republicans, Romney

While the Democrats continue their convention in Denver, details are starting to leak out about John McCain’s anticipated announcement of his Vice-Presidential running mate. For example, The Politico reports that the McCain Campaign will move quickly to shift the focus from Obama and the Democrats: DENVER — John McCain is planning to rollout his vice-presidential […]

August 27th, 2008 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

It’s Lieberman ! No, It’s Pawlenty ! No, It’s Romney !

By Doug Mataconis | Related entries in Lieberman, McCain, Romney

As the nation waits for Barack Obama’s Vice-Presidential announcement, attention is also turning to the question of who John McCain will choose as his running mate. And, it’s pretty clear that nobody has a clue right now. Last night, National Review’s Byron York reported that the list had narrowed to Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty and […]

August 22nd, 2008 | Permalink| 15 Comments »

Climate Change Bill Headed For Defeat?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Energy, Environment, Legislation, Lieberman

As is the case with many pieces of legislation…it doesn’t seem to have enough institutional support. From Fortune: The U.S. Climate Action Partnership formed last year won’t take a position on the bill, although nine of its members – including General Electric, Alcoa and four utility companies – signed a letter to senators backing the […]

May 31st, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

The Difference Between Diplomacy And Appeasement

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Bush, Democrats, Lieberman, Media, Partisan Hacks, Republicans, Terrorism, The War On Terrorism, The World

Bush apparently doesn’t know. Neither does Lieberman. And tonight Chris Matthews ran into one of these well studied right-wing radio hosts and asked him if he knew the difference. Watch the results… Moving on… Tweet

May 15th, 2008 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

Lieberman Backs Bush’s “Appeasement” Statements

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Bush, Iran, Iraq, Lieberman, McCain, Republicans, Terrorism, The War On Terrorism, The World, War

Here’s the transcript from MSNBC via ThinkProgress: “President Bush got it exactly right today when he warned about the threat of Iran and its terrorist proxies like Hamas and Hezbollah. It is imperative that we reject the flawed and naïve thinking that denies or dismisses the words of extremists and terrorists when they shout “Death […]

May 15th, 2008 | Permalink| 8 Comments »

When Will Lieberman Apologize To Lamont?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Connecticut, Democrats, History, Independents, Internet, Lieberman, Technology

Back in Fall 2006, Joe’s website went down and his campaign blamed the rival Ned Lamont’s campaign…mostly because the netroots were backing Lamont and it was an easy accusation to make against bloggers. Well, it turns out that not only did Lamont not have anything to do with it, but Lieberman’s people knew the real […]

April 10th, 2008 | Permalink| 3 Comments »