Category Archives: Palin Scandals

Somewhat of a Perfect Storm

That Wolfgang Petersen movie from eight years ago, The Perfect Storm, really doesn’t hold up well. Oh, the production values were fine and the acting was more than adequate, but if you look at the awards it won those were … Continue reading

Posted in Economic Meltdown, Financial Meltdown, Like the Great Depression, McCain Defends Obama, McCain Gets Booed, McCain Traps Himself, McCain's Perfect Storm, Palin Found Abusing Power, Palin Scandals, Stock Market Crash, The Crash of 2008, Troopergate | 1 Comment

Welcome to Hooverville

Thursday, October 9, 2008 – the day you could watch the folks on CNBC, the cable channel that has become the one place you go for what is happening in the markets here and worldwide, often in that excruciating detail … Continue reading

Posted in Attack Politics, Bush - Lame Duck, Economic Meltdown, Financial Meltdown, MaCain the Bully, McCain Erratic, McCain's Anger Problem, McCain: Hot-Head, Obama as the Grown-Up, Obama Calm and Steady, Obama Pals with Terrorists, Palin Scandals, The Crash of 2008, Troopergate | Leave a comment

Not to Worry

Friday, September 5, thing were supposed to settle down. The political conventions were finally over, capped by John McCain’s workmanlike speech – long on character (he has it, he says), and short on the issues. In fact the issues didn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Church and State, Economic Issues, Economic Meltdown, Elitism, Exploiting Resentment, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Heartland Voters, McCain, McCain's Authenticity, McCain's Palin Gamble, McCain's Service, Nixonland, Obama as Messiah, Offshore Drilling, Palin Scandals, Palin Unqualified, Personality-Driven Politics, Political Pandering, Qualifications to be President, Religion and Politics, Sarah Palin, Style versus Substance, The Conservative-Liberal Divide, The Economy, The New Republican Party, The Power of Narrative, Values Voters | 6 Comments

Exasperation in the Heartland

So commentary resumes here after a week in the dead center of America, or at least Cincinnati – close enough, what with a few hot summer evenings at the Great American Ballpark (really), watching the oldest team in professional baseball, … Continue reading

Posted in Heartland Voters, McCain the Warrior, McCain versus the Facts, McCain's Authenticity, McCain's Palin Gamble, McCain's Service, Ohio Rejects McCain, Palin Scandals, Palin Unqualified, Proctecting the Tribe, Sarah Palin | 1 Comment