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the end for clinton?

May 9, 2008


Is it really the end for Hillary Clinton? Could it be that her campaign, which has been counted for dead so often but then miraculously resurrected so many times in the past, will truly stay dead this time? Is it actually the case that her campaign is now history though Clinton had been expected to […]

wright fall-out for obama

May 3, 2008


Well, it looks like the halo over Senator Barack Obama’s head is starting to lose its shine. It took Obama’s former pastor, the incendiary Reverend Jeremiah Wright, to cause likely voters to take a longer, harder look at Obama. And they don’t seem to like what they see after the hullabaloo of the past week, […]

taking on fox news

May 2, 2008


“How are you going to stand up to the terrorists when you’re afraid of Fox News?” Jay Leno famously mocked the Democrats’ refusal to appear on Fox News-sponsored debates during his monologue on his nightly “Tonight Show”.  But these days, it looks like the Democrats have toughened up and are bravely taking on the channel seen […]

gas tax holiday more harmful than good

April 30, 2008


With 44 percent of Americans telling a recent poll that rising gas prices is a serious economic concern, it is no wonder that the presidential candidates have weighed in on the issue. But it would be a mistake to cave in to populism and enact a gas and diesel tax holiday, as proposed by both presumptive […]

wright and wrong

April 29, 2008


Reverend Jeremiah Wright is a megalomaniac who cares more about himself and his image than his flock. That much is clear after his back-to-back-to-back media appearances since last Friday. If it is true what they say about those closest to you knowing exactly how to hurt you the most, Wright’s words and actions must have […]

what a difference a win makes

April 23, 2008


Don’t count her out just yet. Hillary Clinton’s campaign might be short of cash, with around ten million dollars in debt, but her solid win last night in Pennsylvania injected a fresh bout of confidence in her campaign. She has reportedly raised $2.5 million just a few hours after television networks declared her victory over […]

yes she can

April 23, 2008


“Some people counted me out and said to drop out, but the American people don’t quit, and they deserve a president who doesn’t quit either.” These are fighting words on a great night for Senator Hillary Clinton, who is still struggling to win the Democratic Party’s nomination to run for president. Reuters photo More than […]