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Archive for April, 2008

Hillary Clinton Panders At The Gas Pump

by @ Wednesday, April 30th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Gas Prices, Hillary Clinton, Politics

As if her dump idea for a gas-tax holiday weren’t enough, now she’s literally pandering at the gas station:
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – With all of her talk about high gas prices and suspending the federal gas tax, when was the last time that Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton pumped gas, anyway?
Well, it wasn’t this morning, despite [...]

Obama Is Right: The Gas-Tax Holiday Idea Is A Phony, Pandering Scam

Here’s why:

Barack Obama’s Next Problem: Bill Ayers

by @ Wednesday, April 30th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Barack Obama, Politics

The son of a victim of the Weather Underground talks about Barack Obama’s association with Bill Ayers:
During the April 16 debate between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, moderator George Stephanopoulos brought up “a gentleman named William Ayers,” who “was part of the Weather Underground in the 1970s. They bombed the Pentagon, the Capitol and [...]

Hopefully, The Future Of The Republican Party

by @ Wednesday, April 30th, 2008. Filed under Bobby Jindal, Politics, Republicans

Governor Bobby Jindal, an Indian-American with a Cajun/Southern accent.
Only in America:

Another Rough April In The Bronx

by @ Wednesday, April 30th, 2008. Filed under Baseball, New York Yankees, Sports

Things aren’t as bad as they were last April, when it looked very much like Joe Torre would get fired one month into the season, but the Yankees are plagued with injuries right now that are making things worse than they should have been:
The bad news keeps coming for the Yankees. Alex Rodriguez has been [...]

Signs That Things Might Not Be Going Well For Barack Obama

by @ Wednesday, April 30th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Barack Obama, Politics

Even Michael Dukakis is telling him his campaign needs to “improve.”
Perhaps a quick ride in a tank would help.
H/T: Virginia Virtucon

Indiana: Operation Chaos Territory ?

by @ Wednesday, April 30th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Politics

A new poll on the Indiana Democratic Primary shows Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama virtually tied with less than a week ago, and, more importantly, it shows that Republicans and Independents are likely to decide the winner:
In the head-to-head matchup, Obama has a 47-45 lead, well within the 4.1 percent margin of error. The [...]

Prince William Supervisors Take A Step Back On Immigration

by @ Wednesday, April 30th, 2008. Filed under Immigration, Prince William County, Virginia, Virginia Politics

It wasn’t a total repeal, but the Prince William Board of Supervisors did modify a key provision of the so-called “Rule of Law” Resolution last night:
The Prince William County supervisors abolished a key part of the county’s illegal-immigration policy last night by directing police officers to question criminal suspects about their immigration status only after [...]

Why Hillary Won’t Drop Out After Indiana

by @ Tuesday, April 29th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Politics

It doesn’t matter what happens in the Hoosier State, because the rest of the calendar looks very good for her.
Starting with Kentucky:
In a Democratic Primary in Kentucky today, 04/29/08, three weeks until votes are counted, Hillary Clinton decisively defeats Barack Obama, 63% to 27%. In three SurveyUSA tracking polls over the past 30 days, there [...]

Bending The Rules For A Football Star

by @ Tuesday, April 29th, 2008. Filed under In The News

Caleb Campbell, a senior at West Point, was picked in the 7th round of the NFL Draft on Sunday.
Unlike all of his other classmates, and unlike any other West Point athlete that has been drafted into a professional team, he will be allowed to play in the NFL without having to serve his two years [...]

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