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Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008

Young, tech-savvy voters aren’t welcome

Take one look at Republican presidential candidate John McCain’s Web site and you’ll see that he isn’t fighting for the youth vote—young voters who rely on the Internet for a good chunk of their political information.
07.28.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Joe Uchill
If you have heard about this Barack Obama fellow, it might be because the news talks about him a whole lot. National network news gave him 166 minutes of coverage in the first seven weeks after the primary, more than double John McCain’s 67 minutes. But don’t go complaining about the liberal media bias just yet – a George Mason University study shows that Obama’s coverage was overwhelmingl...
Monday, July 21, 2008
McCain told reporters that he would have voted against the bill. The bill had passed by a wide margin (355-59) in the House of Representatives, and Democrats backed the measure because cutting reimbursements would cause doctors to limit or completely stop treating Medicare patients.
Wednesday, June 25, 2008

McCain panders to the wealthiest

Once upon a time, there was a fiscally and socially responsible senator named John McCain. Despite his presidential ambitions, the Republican from Arizona spoke out against the economic royalism of his party’s leadership in the White House and Congress, and simply said no.
Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Community organizing experience fuels his presidential campaign

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama’s path to the White House is being created out of his experience as a community organizer in Chicago, a nontraditional route to power that harnesses the grassroots, empowers individuals to find their strengths and builds communities around attainable goals.
Friday, June 20, 2008

Kucinich introduces 35 articles of impeachment

The country may be running out the clock on the Bush administration, but impeachment advocates are hoping that President George W. Bush leaves office sooner than Jan. 1, 2009. Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich introduced 35 articles of impeachment in the House of Representatives last week, even though his party leader, Nancy Pelosi, had declared impeachment attempts to be “off the table.”
Wednesday, June 11, 2008

VP selection should be thoughtful yet bold

The selection of a vice president is not only an exercise in political handicapping, but also a national rite of statecraft. Candidates, advisers, pundits and assorted experts try to calculate the ethnic, geographic, gender and ideological chara...
Wednesday, June 4, 2008
More than 70 people gathered in last Thursday’s drizzle to protest the visit by likely GOP presidential nominee Sen. John McCain. While about 1,000 people fit into the gym of Greendale’s Martin Luther High School for a town hall meeting—and more were accommodated in an overflow room—
Wednesday, May 28, 2008

His advisers also aided dictators, despots and shady corporation

Disturbed by troubling connections and unflattering publicity, John McCain has just purged several prominent Washington lobbyists from his presidential campaign. Surely his intentions are laudable, but if Sen. McCain is consistent in ridding his campaign of such compromised people, he will find himself riding lonesome...
Monday, May 5, 2008

Colin J. N. Chauret, Colonel, USAF Retired

Regardless, whether we think $30 saved in Federal Tax Reduction between Memorial Day and Labor Day, this year, is a big deal or not, has anyone challenged Hillary Clinton and John McCain as how they plan to accomplish the tax break by MEMORIAL DAY?

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