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Hillary’s Healthcare Plan May Be the Ticket

I’m playing catch up here tonight, with a post about Hillary Clinton’s healthcare plan. I had hoped to get on the conference call this morning and listen to the speech and press briefing after, but this is a busy week for me (more on that in the next day or so). I have spent some […]

The Case For An Open Democratic Convention

With the idiocy of our front loaded primary system in the 2008 cycle I believe there is a possibility of a split set of primaries and no clear, convincing winner.

Kerry Responds to White House Attorney General Pick

Today, Bush announced his “nomination of retired federal judge Michael B. Mukasey to become the nation’s 81st attorney general, moving to install a law-and-order conservative at the Justice Department to help wage the war on terrorism while hoping to avoid a confirmation fight with Senate Democrats.” Calling Mukasey “clear-eyed about the threat our nation faces,” […]

Greenspan: Bush’s War for Oil

The word is out… “the Iraq War is largely about oil.” Alan Greenspan, the former Federal Reserve chairman, said in an interview that the removal of Saddam Hussein had been “essential” to secure world oil supplies, a point he emphasized to the White House in private conversations before the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Greenspan, who […]

Hillary to Propose Universal Health Care

Hillary Clinton has taken a lot of heat in the past for the ” ill-fated plan that she and President Bill Clinton pushed in 1993 and 1994.” But, now as a candidate for president, Hillary is ready to step up to the plate and tackle the issue again, as the issue has become one of […]