Monthly Archives: August 2008

We Will Not Grow Up

Commentary here will pause for a week – a bit of vacation, a week visiting family in Cincinnati. New commentary will resume on Thursday, September 4, or shortly thereafter – although there may be some shorter posts as possible.   … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, American Childishness, Assessing the Surge, Attacks on Obama, Bill Clinton versus Obama, Celebrity, Defending Georgia, Democratic Convention, Empty Threats, Foreign Policy, Hillary Clinton Shows Real Class, Hillary Clinton's Convention Speech, McCain on the Leno Show, McCain the Warrior, McCain versus Russia, McCain's Many Homes, Michelle Obama's Convention Speech, Nouri al-Maliki, Obama: Uppity, Russian Empire, Timelines for Withdrawal, Tony Rezko | 1 Comment

Big News from Denver and Bigger News Elsewhere

Monday, August 25, 2008, and the Democratic National Convention opened. Yes, pre-packaged hurrah-for-our-side silliness, but the first day had its moments.   The last Kennedy left standing, of the four brothers – coming off surgery to remove what they could … Continue reading

Posted in Cheney, Cindy McCain, Democratic Convention, Democrats do Something Right, Foreign Policy, History Being Made, McCain, McCain: Hot-Head, Michelle Obama, Michelle Obama's Convention Speech, Neoconservate Thought, New Cold War, Nouri al-Maliki, Patriotism, Post-Racial America, Race and America, Russia and Georgia War, Russian Empire, Ted Kennedy, Ted Kennedy in Denver, The Russo-Georgian War, Timelines for Withdrawal, Withdrawal From Iraq | Leave a comment