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Fish on Bush

The media may have given Bush a free ride for the first four to five years, but with editorial cartoons like this one at Harper’s his last few years aren’t going to be very good.

Oil Companies Distort Science to Deny Global Warming

Pamela previously reported on the ads by the Competitive Enterprise Institute to refute Al Gore’s movie, An Inconvenient Truth. The CEI is a front group funded by ExxonMobile and other oil companies so they have an obvious bias. When they don’t have the facts on their side it looks like they have no qualms about […]

Kerry Stumps for Strickland in Toledo

John Kerry was in Toledo tonight stumping for Ohio gubernatorial candidate, Ted Strickland. WTOL-TV in Toledo reports… Senator Kerry didn’t waste any time pumping up Stricklan. “This man understands the challenges Ohio faces. Jobs being taken overseas, pensions disappearing, wages that don’t grow,” said Kerry, “in Ted Strickland you have a man whoI know. I’ve […]

Nagin Wins Re-Election as Big Easy Mayor

In a close call of an election, Mayor Ray Nagin, “narrowly won re-election over Lt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu on Saturday in the race to oversee one of the biggest rebuilding projects in U.S. history.” “I greet you all in the spirit of unity because if we are unified there is nothing we cannot do,” Nagin […]

Mixed Reactions to Losing Candidates

The New York Times looks at the mixed reactions to losing Presidential candidates: “The bitterness towards Kerry is much greater from the chattering classes in Washington,” said Michael D. McCurry, a spokesman for Mr. Kerry during his 2004 presidential campaign. Mr. McCurry posits the example of his father, a Democratic activist in South Carolina, who […]

Corsi’s Paranoia

One thing which unites the conservatives, and gets them out to vote for the candidates which push policies contrary to the nation’s best interest, is the fear created by the right wing media. Rather than discuss what the opponents really advocate they invent straw men. They claim liberals are socialists, or that Democrats will take […]

The Real Danger of The Da Vinci Code

The opening of the movie version of The Da Vinci Code led to the predicted protests from religious fundamentalists. My first thought was to tell them to calm down. Despite Dan Brown’s claims that his book is historically accurate, it is just a piece of fiction and nothing to get so worked up about. Then […]

Kerry Visits Toledo to Attend State Democrat Fundraisers

In Ohio today to deliver the commencement address at Kenyon College, John Kerry is making the most of his time there, with stops in Licking County for an informal meeting with area elected officials and party leaders, as well as a town forum and then on to Toledo for a fundraiser for Ted Strickland, the […]