Palingate

“Haste makes waste.” -Proverb So as everyone knows, McCain tapped the governor of Alaska Sarah Palinas his Vice President. My kid brother texts me today. He’s starting a pool on how long it will take her to rescind her acceptance a la Harriet Myers. Initially, my reaction was rather skeptical. Of course, I dislike her … [Read more…]

Biden Gets To Scotland Before Ye

“If you can’t answers a man’s arguments, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.” -Elbert Hubbard Karl Rove called Joe Biden a “big blowhard dofus” at the RNC convention on Monday. Upon hearing the news, Biden grinned and said “He’s a great American.”

Blogs And Political Orientation

“Self selection: The candidate must be the cause of his own demise” –The Darwin Awards A couple of political science professors from George Washington University are working on a paper about political blog readership. No big surprise that lefties read lefty blogs and righties read righty blogs. This part I found interesting: “Those few people … [Read more…]

Political Donations And The Troops

“The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them bounties, donations and benefits.” -Plutarch The Center for Responsive Politics has released a study showing that Obama has received 6 times the amount of cash from troops deployed abroad as McCain. It’s an interesting statistic. Note though, that only donations … [Read more…]