Archive for: January 26, 2008

January 26, 2008

Romney’s Wallet Keeps Him in the Race

Filed under: Elections & Voting,The Republicans - 26 Jan 2008

Mitt Romney lost three of the first five big Republican contests and lags behind in most major state and national polls. Yet he is still widely seen as a credible contender for the nomination thanks mainly to one trait: his …

Can Congress Accept Hillary’s Socialist Agenda

Senator Clinton laid out her proposals for what she believes to be the governments roll in controlling the markets as well as public habits. It’s her contention government can do a better job than private business in growing the economy. …

Never Count the Clintons Out

Filed under: Elections & Voting,Politics In General - 26 Jan 2008

A recent addition of a conservative publication had a headline theme reminiscent of the late Edgar Allen Poe. The title was “The Fall of House of Clinton.” Ostensibly this referred to the poor showing that Mrs. Clinton suffered in Iowa, …

Wallets Open Up on Wall Street

Filed under: Elections & Voting - 26 Jan 2008

Despite Wall Street’s recent woes, people who work in the financial industry continue to dig deep for political donations to Republican and Democratic candidates for president. Employees of Wall Street firms are the single largest source of campaign cash, …

For Edwards, a Role as Possible Kingmaker

Filed under: Elections & Voting,The Democrats - 26 Jan 2008

As the banjo strains of his warm-up act faded to silence, John Edwards took the stage, telling the 200 assembled supporters the truth. “The truth is, I am the underdog,” he said. “Everybody knows it.” Indeed, the question among many …

In South, Democrats’ Tactics May Change Political Game

Filed under: Elections & Voting,The Democrats - 26 Jan 2008

The contest between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in South Carolina this Saturday is the next big test in the tight battle for the Democratic presidential nomination. In the long term, the showdown could also upend the way politics are …

And The Exit Pools Predict … Ooops

Time and time again the polls are proving to be wrong and yet the media clings to them as though they were a crystal ball. After the first caucus in Iowa the MSM choose Huckabee and Obama as the nominees. …

Are You Terrified Of Economic Trouble?

Are you worried that the markets are going to crash, that you aren’t going to have enough money to pay off your credit cards, that your investments might falter, that the company you work for might not have enough work …

W’s Latest Leftward Lurch: Assault on Second Amendment

Filed under: Politics In General,Second Amendment - 26 Jan 2008

Conservatives who voted for George W. Bush in either 2000 or 2004, or both, have once again been stabbed in the back by the most liberal president to occupy the White House since Jimmy Carter.

Presidential Hopeful John McCain Counting on Voters’ Short Memories

In the midst of this presidential race, many GOP faithful appear to have forgotten that Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and his friend Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA) were planning last December to introduce a new immigration bill that is even more …