Category Archives: political perspective
Tell Obama: Stop blocking court review of illegal wiretapping.
Sign the petition “President Obama, I am deeply concerned that lawyers from your Department of Justice are invoking the ‘state secrets’ defense to block court review of warrantless wiretapping by the National Security Agency. Please ask the Department of Justice … Continue reading
Inside the AT&T–NSA “Secret” Relationship—By Scott Horton (Harper’s Magazine)
AT&T and NSA entered into this agreement in flagrant violation of U.S. criminal law, with the assumption that the Bush Administration would not enforce the criminal law against itself or those who entered into criminal conspiracies with it. There is … Continue reading
McCain Camp Retools, Targets Obama | Newsweek Politics: Campaign 2008 | Newsweek.com
The power of the Obama operation could be measured: doubling the turnout at the Iowa caucuses, raising twice as much money as any other candidate in history, organizing volunteers by the millions. (In Florida alone: 65 offices, paid staff of … Continue reading
John McCain: Back From the Dead? | Newsweek Politics: Campaign 2008 | Newsweek.com
To the many reporters who had ridden McCain's bus in 2000, the Straight Talk Express, the candidate was a charming, winning man. He liked to tease and joke, and he could talk for hoursâ€”on the recordâ€”about almost any subject. Reporters … Continue reading
How wrong they were | Salon News
"So, despite the rapture of college students and the registration of the homeless in Ohio, the common sense of Americans will override curiosity about Barack Obama and infatuation with his celebrity, and trust John McCain to pilot the country for … Continue reading
Barack Obama: How He Did It | Newsweek Politics: Campaign 2008 | Newsweek.com
This is part one of a seven-part in-depth look behind the scenes of the campaign, consisting of exclusive behind-the-scenes reporting from the McCain and Obama camps assembled by a special team of reporters who were granted year-long access on the … Continue reading
This revolution will be televised.
The truth about Georgia
Michael Totten has a very indepth article about Georgia, Ossetia, and Russia on his website. http://www.michaeltotten.com/archives/2008/08/the-truth-about-1.php Give that the US is involved, and will probably continue to be involved in the future – this make for long but important reading. … Continue reading
fox news shows foreign approval of the two candidates
Sitting at home, saw this pop up. Rewound and took a picture.