Daily Archives: October 29, 2008

Thomas Friedman: Oil Prices Killed The Soviet Union

File this one under delusion liberal/progressives dopes. Friedman is arguing that, if Obama wins, he will be able to negotiate with Iran with a bat, because of the low price of oil, leading to After all, it was the collapse of global oil prices in the early 1990s that brought down the Soviet Union. And […]


Blogs For Victory asks “What’s this “we” stuff, Obama?” Obama on what “we” will need to do: …make no mistake: the change we need won’t come easy or without cost. We will all need to tighten our belts, we will all need to sacrifice and we will all need to pull our weight because now […]

Aside: Post Turtles

Duncan at And Rightly So!: Post Turtles.

Washington Post Takes On Barry’s Credit Card Donation Issues

Woah! How did this end up not only in one of the main U.S. papers, but, on page A2? Obama Accepting Untraceable Donations. Rather innocuous headline, but, the story basically says Obama is playing games which, as has been said across the right-o-sphere many, many times, are allowing him to rake in millions and millions […]

Islamists Don’t Like The United Nations, Too

If you read through the main article from the AP about the latest suicide bombings in Somalia, words such as Islam, Muslim, and even terrorism are missing Suicide bombers struck targets across northern Somalia on Wednesday, including a U.N. compound, officials said. There were deaths and dozens of injuries, but an exact casualty figures were […]

Confusing NC Ballot May Reduce Presidential Votes

Welcome to North Carolina North Carolina voters are more likely than those in other states to cast ballots in national elections without making a choice for president. Unlike many states, a straight-party vote in North Carolina does not cast a vote for president. A ballot expert says the split makes it more likely that voters, […]

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