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lynn-liccardo's picture
Sep.15.2008
I generally resist, indeed reject, the term soap opera when it's used as shorthand for those cheap and melodramatic plot twists that define soap opera as an adjective (discussed here ). Of course, if I had a dollar for every time the 2008 election has been described as a soap opera, I'd have a nice...
jacquelyn-mitchard's picture
Aug.29.2008
Don't be fooled. Sarah Palin, the first-term governor of Alaska and now presumptive Republican vice-presidential candidate, is as smart as tacks. She's young and she has legs -- of the actual and political sort. That John McCain chose her as his running mate is one of the smartest and deeply...
edmund-jenks's picture
Aug.26.2008
The podium stage of the Democratic National Convention at the Pepsi Center basketball arena in Denver. Image Credit: DNC Face Plant At The DNC In Denver The first night of the Democratic National Convention being held at the Pepsi Center in Denver, where the Democrat Party faithful gather to pick a...
brian-mckee's picture
Aug.18.2008
<complaining begin> I asked a very wise friend of mine about the presidential race. He mentioned that he was disappointed that he couldn't vote for someone who represented him. He had to vote for someone who thought like him or had similar ideals. It took a while for me to realize what he...
heywood-gould's picture
Aug.06.2008
GREENPOINT, Bklyn, July 24...Are the Democrats too hip for the room? In their attempt to be evenhanded, ironic and transparent are they unintentionally undermining Barrack Obama's candidacy? Or is something more sinister at work? This is the question that Igor Yopsvoyamatsky posed last night....
tanya-insacramento's picture
Aug.04.2008
I’m going to go ahead and spend some time writing my own blog tonight. I’m a little irritated. Well, a lot! I got a few bones to pick all with the same theme. I’m going to go ahead and start with the ignorant bitchasses that keep saying… “You’re just voting for Obama because he is black!” I will...
brian-mckee's picture
Jul.02.2008
If you had asked me nine months ago who would be the democratic nominee for President I would have responded, "Hillary Clinton. Piece of cake. She has it in the bag." I don't even think I knew of Barack Obama. I don't normally follow politics closely but this got interesting in January...
heywood-gould's picture
Jun.24.2008
AUSTIN, Texas, June 22...Anarcho-Feminist presidential candidate Leah Schildkraut lost the support of several major Texas fundraisers last night when she vowed to change the Lone Star state's "culture of exploitation, intimidation and deceit." "We spoke the truth to money...
heywood-gould's picture
Jun.20.2008
NEW YORK, N.Y. June 20...The hottest souvenir at the Republican Convention in Minneapolis-St. Paul this summer won't be McCain buttons--it will be Obama flip flops and matching shorts. So says Efraim Durg, president of Shmatte Statements, a design firm that specializes in politically-themed...
jennifer-kathleen-gibbons's picture
Jun.04.2008
The day after history was made, I couldn't help but think of the woman who happened to be Barack Obama's mother. She died twelve years ago, and was a year younger than my mother. How amazed she would've been of her son. She probably was amazed of him when she was alive. He didn't get there alone....