Tagged: Politics

Wishing Sen. Kennedy well

Humanity trumps politics. Even though I vehemently disagree with virtually every position Sen. Ted Kennedy has taken over his career, I was saddened to hear that he has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. I’m praying for Sen. Kennedy and his family. This is...

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Not Ready For Prime Time?

I’m not a fan of Barack Obama and certainly don’t intend to vote for him in November. But I can’t help admire him for what he has been able to achieve: to rise from political obscurity to becoming the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee to (quite...

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What Obama did and did not say

It is easy to take a political opponents words out of context and make them seem to be saying something unpopular or even incorrect. Some conservatives are trying to assert that Sen. Obama called Israel a “constant sore” in an interview. The actual quote shows...

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All’s fair in love and fake sniper fire

It seems like it has been all Obama, all the time, so I thought I would give Hillary a little attention. She finally decided to give her take on the Rev. Wright fiasco and accidentally I suppose it just happened to coincide with the breaking...

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Software determines that Obama spins the most

David Skillicorn, a computing science professor at Queen’s University, has devised a program that analyzes the candidates’ speeches to see who is putting the most political spin on their message. John McCain shoots the straightest, Barack Obama spins the most and Hillary Clinton falls somewhere...

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The race toward principles

After Sen. Barack Obama gave his anticipated speech in which he non-apologized for Rev. Wright’s inflammatory racial comments, Hillary Clinton’s campaign had this to say: “I would also say that there‚Äôs nobody on my staff who would still be working for me if they made...

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