Archives for October 2008

MUSLIM HATE TACTICS HALTED AT McCAIN RALLY

  A McCain for President rally in Northern Virginia was the sight of anti Muslim rants.   The protesters, who are McCain/Palin supporters, were handing out modified bumper stickers with the Islamic Crescent.  A McCain staffer intervened.     Just days earlier in Pennsylvania racial and … [Read more...]

COLIN POWELL ENDORSES BARACK OBAMA

Retired General and former Secretary of State Colin Powell is endorsing Barack Obama for President.   General Powell, a Republican, made his announcement on Meet the Press.  His endorsement was on the issues, not about race.  Will Colin Powell's endorsement help or hurt Senator Obama?  Will General … [Read more...]

THE TRUTH OR HATE FROM JESSE JACKSON ON OBAMA

Controversies leave Jackson less outspoken By Christian Boone The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Sunday, October 19, 2008 The Rev. Jesse Jackson, in Atlanta last week to tape a prearranged interview, is known for his candor. But before his appearance on Maynard Eaton's "Newsmakers Live!" program, … [Read more...]

SARAH PALIN ON SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE

The popularity of the Tina Fey spoofs of Sarah Palin, the Republican Vice Presidential candidate gave Palin the opportunity to appear on SNL.   Palin's Saturday Night Live humor and acting were minus incriminating statements.  Others around her made the statements, clearing Palin of direct attacks … [Read more...]

THE CANDIDATES MAKE FUN OF THEIR RUN FOR PRESIDENT

It is a few days of laughs as Republican Vice Presidential contender Sarah Palin is slated to take the stage Saturday Night for Saturday Night Live.  Also, Thursday, the Al Smith dinner in New York City was the place where the Democratic and Republican Presidential candidates laughed together.  They … [Read more...]

W. IN THEATRES

Oliver Stone's latest is released just weeks before the General Election.  What do you think of the movie?  Will it have any impact on the November 4th election.  If you have not seen the film will you see it?      … [Read more...]

OBAMA HISTORY 101 WITHOUT A McCAIN MENTION

October 16, 2008 FROM ASSOCIATED PRESS MADISON, Wis. - The Racine school district's use of an eighth grade textbook that includes a chapter on Democrat Barack Obama but nothing on his opponent John McCain is unfair and troubling, the Wisconsin Republican Party argued Thursday. A parent … [Read more...]

THE THIRD DEBATE HAS PEOPLE TALKING

The third and finale debate between Senators Barack Obama and John McCain touched on issues of Roe v. Wade, the potential of change within the Supreme Court, raising taxes, statements by Congressman John Lewis about John McCain, and Obama's explanation of his relationship with 60's radical Bill … [Read more...]

McCAIN STEPS UP IN OBAMA’S DEFENSE YET THE CONTROVERY CONTINUES

  Issue of Race Creeps Into Campaign Anne E. Kornblut 12 October 2008 The Washington Post In the first presidential campaign involving an African American nominee of a major party, both candidates have agreed on this much: They would rather not dwell on the subject of race. But their allies have … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT BUSH SAYS HIS TOOLS ARE BIG ENOUGH TO FIX THE FINANCIAL CRISIS

President Bush contends the aggressive approach his administration is taking to fix the economy will take time.   Reports indicate world markets are collapsing and Wall Street has lost 8.3 trillion dollars this year.    Have the economic woes hit your pocket? … [Read more...]