Ms. Palin, your fifteen minutes are over …

… we would certainly appreciate it if you decided to disappear now. You don’t have what it takes to carry a national ticket. The longer you stay in the spotlight, the more of a wack-job wingnut you prove yourself to be … and while many of us actually like that you keep shooting yourself in […]

Great expectations and great challenges

Three more great articles from The Economist on this past Tuesday’s election excerpted below. The first article deals with the expectations that President-elect Barack Obama will face once he takes the Oath of Office on January 20th. Great expectations of Barack Obama | The Economist Nov 6th 2008, From The Economist print edition Barack Obama […]

Speeches

This is the John McCain that I once respected, and for whom in years past, I would have considered voting … well , except for the Sarah Palin comments in the middle of the speech. If this had been the John McCain that had been campaigning for the past several months, I feel the election […]

It’s time

Sometimes, I really wish I didn’t have to turn to the foreign media to get the best news from an unbiased and objective perspective. The Economist has long been one of those foreign sources of news to which I have turned to get a broader perspective of world events. The Economist generally has a center-right […]

2012 already?

While I certainly expected Sarah Palin to run for the top spot of the ticket in 2012, I didn’t expect her campaign to start before the 2008 election was over. McCain’s name nowhere to be seen at Palin rally – CNN.com POLK CITY, Florida (CNN) — At a boisterous Sarah Palin rally in Polk City, […]

Colin Powell endorses Barack Obama

Colin Powell endorses Obama – CNN.com (CNN) — Former Secretary of State Colin Powell announced Sunday that he will be voting for Sen. Barack Obama, citing the Democrat’s “ability to inspire” and the “inclusive nature of his campaign.” “I think he is a transformational figure, he is a new generation coming onto the world stage, […]