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What is a Vote For? This Undecided Ohio Voter Sits A-Wondering

Two weeks after receiving my Ohio absentee ballot in the mail, it is still sitting on my bookshelf, waiting to be filled out. At the presidential level, I am still undecided between candidates Barack Obama, Ralph Nader and Brian Moore. I’ve been reading your thoughts on the substance of the candidates’ merits, but beyond their [...]

Palinism of the Day: I May Not Answer the Questions

“I may not answer the questions that either the moderator or you want to hear.”

— Sarah Palin, October 2 2008

If You Were Told You Had to Spend $700,000,000,000.00 …

If you were a member of Congress, and you were told you had to pass a bill to spend $700,000,000,000.00 on something, what would you spend it on?

Would you designate someone without oversight or accountability to buy $700,000,000,000.00 worth of debts held by already wealthy corporations, but just the debts that were unlikely to [...]

Palinism of the Day: Foreign Policy Specifics, Ms. Palin?

At a Town Hall on September 17, 2008 for which you had to get a ticket from the GOP to get in:

Question: Governor Palin, there’s been quite a bit of discussion about your perceived lack of foreign policy experience. And I give you your chance: if you could please respond to that criticism and [...]

12 Days Out, Sarah Palin Still Won't Answer Your Questions

On the campaign trail, Joseph Biden regularly travels apart and campaigns on his own separately from Barack Obama. He can handle it.

Sarah Palin doesn’t campaign on her own, apart from John McCain. She can’t handle it.

Since he was announced as the Vice Presidential running mate of Barack Obama, Joe Biden has been taking [...]