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  • Commented on The Third Debate - Open Thread
    Sorry friend, I'm not interested in lectures about Communism from anyone voting for a supporter of the largest bailout in American history. So you're not voting for Barry? He's an enthusiastic supporter of the bailout. He even thinks it...
  • Commented on The Third Debate - Open Thread
    But of course, back here in reality, it wasn't about McCain "not having guts". It was about him not feeling it was an appropriate discussion for the scope of either debate, which were ostensibly about foreign policy and the economy....
  • Commented on Links With Your Coffee - Tuesday
    How else can you explain this whole, “The economy is in the toilet, the deficit is a bottomless pit, and we are losing two wars at once. I think I'll vote Republican!” mentality? Because the problems with the economy...
  • Commented on Links With Your Coffee - Tuesday
    I realize there's probably no point asking questions about facts and reason - reasonable people concerned with facts wouldn't vote for Obama anyway. But I'm curious to know why Sarah Palin is such a "disastrous" pick. The Couric interview? That...
  • Commented on McCain Defends Obama, Palin Guilty
    McCain again shows class, MSNBC again proudly shows bias, and an empty-shirt demagogue takes another step towards the presidency. Let's all celebrate! Incidentally, it's interesting how this panel found Palin both guilty and not guilty: The investigative report concludes that...
  • Commented on Links With Your Coffee - Friday
    I just stumbled onto this video on YouTube - absolutely brilliant. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imQSuJVFUSU&NR=1...
  • Commented on John McCain: Member of the Keating Five
    Your equating throwing a small bomb through the window of an empty building to make a political statement to a mass murder. Yes, I am. And the only thing that amazes me is that you seem to think they're...
  • Commented on John McCain: Member of the Keating Five
    The Ayers thing is ridiculous, totally ridiculous Really? Why? Are you really of the camp that thinks planting explosives in US buildings is just "vandalizing" them? Were we wrong in convicting McVeigh - was he just "vandalizing"? Ayers has...
  • Commented on John McCain: Member of the Keating Five
    Quite possibly the most pathetic attempt at a smear I've yet to see - John McCain was, of course, fully exonerated of any wrongdoing in this matter: The cloud of scandal did not lift until Nov. 20, 1991, when he...
  • Commented on Debate Open Thread
    Does anybody else think these "undecided voters" are just attention whores? Really, who goes down to the wire not sure who they're going to vote for, then flips a coin at the election center? It reminds me of the "I'm...
  • Commented on Kill Bill: Volume 1
    They are trucking them to get registered and then getting them to vote. It's not fraud, its civic engagement It's targeted civic engagement. You seem to realize that it's shady because you immediately leap to the tit-for-tat justification defense....
  • Commented on Kill Bill: Volume 1
    You think Homeless people shouldn't Vote? I think squads of people roaming the streets, picking up unregistered voters and trucking them to the polls to vote for their candidate - I think that's more than a bit alarming. Particularly...
  • Commented on Kill Bill: Volume 1
    Sigh ... and the fact that nobody considers this terrifying, well, terrifies me. Obama supporters cruising the streets, picking up homeless people and registering them under the new "no permanent address, no verification" Ohio voting law: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Homeless_Ohioans_for_Obama_registering_in_droves "If they say...
  • Commented on Kill Bill: Volume 1
    Didn't Obama first call McCain No. Or, at least, there is no proof of any such thing. The claim stems from a statement emailed to reporters by Obama spokesman Bill Burton: At 8:30 this morning, Senator Obama called Senator...
  • Commented on Youth or Experience
    Yeah, I'm sorry, Palin has herself said on multiple occasions that proximity to Russia is a foreign policy credential Hardly. She was asked if it was a foreign policy credential and she treated it as a one-off, kind of...
  • Commented on Youth or Experience
    For the sake of completeness, before the Gibson interview the proximity to Russia claim was made by Fox News pundits and also Cindy McCain. But that's not Palin. Lots of people say lots of things. And I don't think...
  • Commented on Youth or Experience
    Calligraph: For once, I couldn't agree more. If you put half the effort you put into facetiousness into actual rational thought, you would agree with me. First, for example, she obviously assume that people should speak with some bare...
  • Commented on Youth or Experience
    Actually, it was communications and journalism. That's closer to a real reporter's line of education than Couric has ever seen. And they are doing the interviews because that's part of the process. It's just unfortunate that the mainstream media has...
  • Commented on Youth or Experience
    Well, first not doing follow up in a separate interview does not demand no follow up here. There has been no followup whatsoever. There has been concerted mockery of Palin's "folksy" comment about seeing Russia from Alaska, but nothing...
  • Commented on Youth or Experience
    I'm completely serious. What amazes me is that you and so many others are so blind to bias that backs your predetermined conclusions. And Katie Couric is not a journalist. She has a degree in "American Studies", whatever that means....
  • Commented on Youth or Experience
    Jesus, how can anybody claim with a straight face that Couric and CBS aren't advocating for Obama? "Isn't it dangerous to bring up age when your running mate is 72 years old?" That's a defensive question....
  • Commented on McCain - Palin Meet Katie Couric
    My position still stands: she never said anything about unilateral force against Pakistan, nor did she imply that we would do such things without Pakistan's knowledge. So there's no substance to this bizarre partisan attack by CBS. Those who think...
  • Commented on McCain - Palin Meet Katie Couric
    But it was 'gotcha' journalism. It was widespread reporting of a private conversation about a specific issue, framed as if it were the same thing as Palin saying on a stage "We will bomb Pakistan without notifying them". The two...
  • Commented on I Have A Bracelet Too
    You do realize that just because they say things you don't like doesn't mean there is a bias. Certainly. But when there is provable bias, there is bias. MSNBC has come under a lot of fire for rampant and...
  • Commented on Links With Your Coffee - Monday
    That's some pretty offensive quote cherry-picking there, JoAnn. How about this quote from Obama: The Fed's takeover of AIG "is the final verdict on the failed economic philosophy of the last eight years," Obama charged in a statement. "This crisis...
  • Commented on Links With Your Coffee - Monday
    Funny that you disregard the thoughts of refugees from pure Communist countries - the pure example of the ideology for which you apparently yearn - then offer two semi-socialist examples in return. France and Sweden? First of all, France is...
  • Commented on Links With Your Coffee - Monday
    The Republicans voted against it because they don't support it. Some claim that Pelosi's self-aggrandizing speech just before the vote didn't help matters, but if you listen to Pelosi and disregard her insanity and hypocrisy you come away with the...
  • Commented on I Have A Bracelet Too
    Ah, Tim. You crack me up, although I usually don't bother to stoop to your level for a reply. But I'm a psychiatrist! As if belonging to a completely non-scientific profession whose practitioners claim to understand the human brain puts...
  • Commented on I Have A Bracelet Too
    Not to mention the fact that the family of Sergeant Ryan David Jopek has asked Obama to stop wearing the bracelet, and to stop using their son's name to bolster his withdrawal stance. http://newsbusters.org/blogs/warner-todd-huston/2008/09/28/family-told-obama-not-wear-soldier-sons-bracelet-where-media...
  • Commented on I Have A Bracelet Too
    Yes, for a lot of McCain fans this was a favorite moment too. Particularly when Obama couldn't remember the name of the person who gave him the bracelet and had to look down and read it. "I have a bracelet,...
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