Monthly Archives: November 2008

‘A magnificent anachronism’

Veterans Day, post-script: We’ve had presidents who served their country during World War II — Eisenhower, of course, and then Kennedy, Nixon, Ford, and daddy Bush. But never a Vietnam veteran. John McCain was the latest Vietnam vet not to … Continue reading

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“A magnificent anachronism”

Veterans Day, post-script: We’ve had presidents who served their country during World War II — Eisenhower, of course, and then Kennedy, Nixon, Ford, and daddy Bush. But never a Vietnam veteran. John McCain was the latest Vietnam vet not to … Continue reading

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“A magnificent anachronism”

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The G word

God only knows what’s going on with cable network news. It’s been one week since Barack the Vote and news shows are already talking about the road to 2012. Leading the news media down that slippery slope is Sarah Palin. … Continue reading

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Meet the Obamas

Monday morning, Nov. 10. The presidential suite at the White House Laura: George. George. Wake up. The Obamas are on their way. W.: huh? oh … you mean it wasn’t a dream? Laura: No, George. Now get yourself up — … Continue reading

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Atom Rahm

President-elect Obama’s pick of his crony, Illinois Rep. Rahm Emanuel, as chief of staff may be payback to the Clintons for them not only hitting the campaign trail for their former rival, but for Bubba keeping his, uh, trap shut. … Continue reading

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Lipstick on a scapegoat

The election is in the books, but a tell-all is still being written by anonymous sources from the McCain campaign about Sarah Palin. The gutter snipes are practicing scorched earth when it comes to blaming her for the McCain defeat. … Continue reading

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One giant leap for humankind

There are those who see the glass as half-empty and those who see the glass as half-full. Then there are those of us who see the glass as too dirty to even consider the other two possibilities. We’re the skeptics. … Continue reading

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Worst-case scenario

The majority of American voters will elect John McCain as its 44th president on Tuesday. The great state of Pennsylvania with its people who never forget that they cling to their guns and religion will put the GOP candidate over … Continue reading

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Got’cha journalism

Governor Palin, we’ve got Santa Claus on line 2 for you. “Hockey smokes — jolly ol’ Saint Nick? I bet’cha he wants to tell me Christmas is coming early this year — like on Tuesday! Hello, Santa….” No two ways … Continue reading

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