Edwards’ Astroturf

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Politics, Posts

Looking for a fun new way to show your support for John Edwards? Try his website, which now features a clever tool allowing visitors to send off a quick "letter to the editor" to their local newspaper praising Edwards’ health care plan. The process is known as "astroturfing," as it attempts to artificially create the [&hellip
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Our Next Senator?

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Politics, Posts

Without any comment, check out this report from the Examiner: If Hillary Rodham Clinton wins the presidency, some top Democrats would like to see her husband, former President Bill Clinton, appointed to serve out Hillary’s unexpired Senate term. “As a senator, he’d be a knockout,” said Harold Ickes, who was once a top White House [&hellip
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How To Prevent Middle Class Flight, According to Christine Quinn

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Politics, Posts

It seems the middle class is the new lower class, or so implies City Council speaker Christine Quinn. And she’s made it her mission to keep the middle-class in New York City with a new proposal that would offer them money for down payments and closing costs, housing assistance for which only lower-income families are [&hellip
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Everybody Loves Bill!

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Politics, Posts

Former President Bill Clinton has his highest approval ratings since February 1998, according to a new Gallup Poll. Americans have a 63% favorable opinion of the former president, close to his 66% high prior to his inauguration in 1993. The poll also found that Bill’s numbers are slightly higher than his wife’s, with Senator Hillary [&hellip
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Romney’s Day Gets Rougher

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Politics, Posts

Sam Brownback is not the only one interested in shining a light on former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney’s "flip-flops." The Democratic National Committee chose to honor Romney’s official announcement that he would run for president today by highlighting a number of issues where Romney has moved from the center to the right. Included are stem-cell [&hellip
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Obama’s Fuzzy Math

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Politics, Posts

When Australian Prime Minister John Howard openly hoped that Senator Barack Obama would never become our president for fear that he would hurt the war on terrorism, Obama fired back by demanding that Howard either send 20,000 more troops to Iraq or shut his mouth forever. Australia currently has 1,400 troops in Iraq, a small [&hellip
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Party Primary Sniping Begins

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Politics, Posts

The kumbaya, touch-feely atmosphere that typically surrounds the presidential primary process this early in the game has already been shattered. On the Democratic side, Senator Hillary Clinton has taken umbrage with colleague Barack Obama’s statement alleging that Clinton does not favor the phased redeployment of troops from Iraq, preferring simply to cap their number. "Senator [&hellip
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