Archives for August 26, 2008

No Way, No How, No McCain

With Bill Clinton, Michelle Obama, and a zillion other people looking on, Hillary Clinton made clear her support of Obama, re-articulated key Democratic values (especially focusing on health care, education, human rights, workers rights, and the environment), Eulogized the recently dead, and kicked the ass of John the Joker McCain. (Note: I do resent and…

Latest McCain Campaign Ad

Oh wait, that wasn’t a campaign ad. Whatever.

suffrage

I know women that are older than suffrage. Mind boggling. Today, Aug. 26, marks the 88th anniversary of the day that the U.S. Constitution was amended to grant women the right to vote. The nonpartisan League of Women Voters, formed when women were first granted the right to vote, will mark this occasion with reflections…

Republicans! Welcome to Saint Paul!

But please, avoid Minneapolis, OK? With the Democratic National Convention going on in Denver, and the Republican Convention about to start in Saint Paul, I thought I’d pass on some helpful advice for Republican delegates and others who may be coming to town. This is for your own good. Pay attention. People always hear that…

DNC Tonight: Clinton

Hillary speaks tonight. The word on the street is that the Obama people have not seen, and will not seen, this speech. That is actually highly unusual for a convention speech. Maybe she’s going to make one last appeal……