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McCain Campaign Flip-Flops on Response to Keating 5 Scandal

John McCain’s campaign is flip-flopping on their response to the Keating 5 scandal as Ben Smith explains: I’d always thought McCain’s great strength in defending the Keating affair was that he’d acknolwedged making a huge mistake, and spent his career repenting by recasting himself as a reformer. So when his campaign puts his lawyer on […]

Obama Video on Keating 5 Scandal Released

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g72BuIvMbWY] Earlier I posted a preview of a documentary from the Obama campaign on the Keating 5 scandal along with some information. The full video is now posted above. The site keatingeconomics.com contains additional information on the scandal and John MCain’s role. Obama is bringing up the Keating 5 scandal in response to McCain’s decision […]

Obama To Use Keating 5 In Response to McCain’s Smears About Obama’s Past

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsI_0bV2CZo] John McCain plans to launch a new series of smears against Barack Obama this week based upon distorted accounts of association with others. This is a rather desperate move on McCain’s part considering both his own history and the extremists Sarah Palin has associated with. While Obama would prefer to stick with discussion of […]

The Keating 5 Scandal in 97 Seconds

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAzDEbVFcg8] With all the stories we are hearing about how honorable a Senator John McCain once was, he started out as an unethical Senator and now he shows himself to be unethical at a key point in his career as he runs for president.

SciFi Weekend: Hannibal Finale; Defiance; Mr Robot; Humans; Agents of SHIELD; Outlander and Game of Thrones Spoilers; Galaxy Guest; Russel T Davies Doing Shakespeare; Olive Sacks Dies At 82

The Wrath of the Lamb, the series finale for Hannibal on NBC, contained a lot of material to provide a satisfactory ending should this be the last we see of these versions of the Hannibal Lecter characters. First there was the dramatic sequence in which Francis Dolarhyde pretended to kill himself, which certainly would have […]

Republicans Fall Into Deeper Hole While ObamaCare SNAFU’s Are Unlikely To Help Them Out

How long will Americans remember recent events? At the moment this CNN/ORC International survey does not look favorable for Republicans: According to the survey, 54% say it’s a bad thing that the GOP controls the House, up 11 points from last December, soon after the 2012 elections when the Republicans kept control of the chamber. […]

Easy Question of the Day: Are Republican Policies Too Extreme?

Earlier in the month Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein were pointing out how the mainstream media missed the big story of the year–the extremism of the Republican Party. CNN partially made up for this with poll results run under the headline CNN Poll: Are GOP policies too extreme? The answer, of course, is yes: According […]

Support For Tea Party Falls To New Lows

A CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll shows that support for the Tea Party has fallen to new levels, most likely as more people now actually know what the Tea Party is. Support is down to 32 percent, which is the level of support in this country which unpopular Republicans are often able to achieve. According to […]

CNN Poll Actually Shows That Majority Support Current Health Care Plan Or More Liberal Plan

The title of this story from CNN is misleading: CNN poll: Americans don’t like health care bill. Even ignoring the evidence from previous polls that Americans primarily do not like the bill because they do not understand what is actually in it (and support it when they do find out), the poll actually shows majority […]

Book Provides More Stories About Palin

Scott Conroy and Shushannah Walshe followed Sarah Palin during the 2008 election campaign and have published their account in an upcoming book, Sarah from Alaska. CNN has described some of the items in the book, such as this report about Palin on election night: According to a copy of the book obtained by CNN, Palin’s […]