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Biden Battles Back


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J. Marcus I just wanted to share this to prove that the attack mode that many Obama supporters have been clamoring for has been progressing at a steady pitch through September. These debates will be popcorn worthy, I assure you.

Alaska’s Octoberfest


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J. Marcus We’ve spent so much time looking at the Governor, I nearly forgot the other fun stuff that’s going on with Alaskan politicians this fall. On September 24th Senator Ted Stevens has his first trial date, something to the effect of improperly documenting his bribes. It’s always the paperwork that gets ya.  Stevens is […]

When Up Is Down and Down Is Up


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By Sean Reagan What a year for political campaign watchers. We had a historic nail biter of a Democratic primary that resulted in unprecedented numbers of newly registered voters. We have a Democratic candidate for President making a credible play for parts of the electoral map traditionally closed to his party. And regardless of who […]

Can a Viking be VP?


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J. Marcus I’ll give the McCain campaign much credit, they can play us all like a fiddle. Sure, we’re all buzzing about Sarah Palin’s gender today, but tomorrow you’ll realize the implications of the decision made on golden pond. Your next Vice-President could be a Viking. We may never know what God-fearing township she conquered […]

McCainopoly


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J. Marcus While everyone was sleeping with cell phones nearby for the inevitable “OK evry1 I pickd Biden 4 VP lol!”, I was having a blast playing my favorite game McCainopoly against some friends. Don’t bother looking for it in stores, McCainopoly isn’t for sale. This game can only be passed down to you from […]

A Snow Job Trumps A Flood


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J. MarcusJohn McCain has announced that he will give us his VP pick on August 29th, his birthday. Awww. Happy birthday, little guy!You may have remembered from the picture that it’s also the day that Katrina hit New Orleans and devastated one of the largest cities in the United States. Normally, John would’ve been mad […]

Two Rural Voters Featured in Obama Campaign


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By Miryam Ehrlich Williamson Last week Ed Prouty, a heating and cooling contractor from Atkinson, New Hampshire (population 6,601)  became the two millionth person to donate money to the campaign. The campaign web site says, “It’s a milestone that few believed was possible — 2,000,000 individual supporters owning a piece of this campaign.” On Friday, […]

Thoughts on the Civil Forum


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By Miryam Ehrlich Williamson I’m not an Evangelical Christian, but the spiritual values (as opposed to the religious affiliation) that will underly the decisions of our next president are important to me, so I watched the Civil Forum broadcast last Saturday, hoping to get to know more about the Republican candidate. I wasn’t disappointed. I […]

Iowa Dems Rock


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By Miryam Ehrlich Williamson The Iowa Democratic Party should be the model for every state where the outcome of the Nov. 4 election is not a sure thing, one way or the other. This is but one video from their McCain vs. Iowa site, which features the other guy’s positions on rural health care, ethanol, […]

Fair Game


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By Sean Reagan Nobody argues that hungers and anglers are the swing vote in this or any other election, but it’s worth noting that Obama is faring a lot better amongst that constituency that Democrats traditionally do. According to a Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation poll to be released Wednesday, John McCain leads Obama by 45 percent […]


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