Category Archives: William Ayers

Real History Does Matter, and So Does the Truth

A comment from Rick, the News Guy in Atlanta, moved to the front page…   [][][][][][]   There’s something more that should be said about those McCain campaign robocalls, which include these words:   “You need to know that Barack … Continue reading

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Sorting It All Out

John Lewis has represented Georgia’s 5th Congressional District – most of Atlanta – in the House of Representatives since 1987, but he has a history. He was chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and was a big gun … Continue reading

Posted in Christopher Hitchens, John Lewis, McCain, Obama, Partisan Blindness, Political Polarization, Sarah Palin, The Big Sort: Bishop, William "Bill" Kristol, William Ayers | Leave a comment

How to Deal With the Insecure

It was good advice, one of the things you find yourself remembering even if you heard the words so very long ago. Imagine yourself an overly sensitive teenager – as if there were any other kind – trying to figure … Continue reading

Posted in 527's, Attack Politics, Attacks on Obama, Jeremiah Wright, McCain's Lost Honor, Obama, Obama as the Grown-Up, Obama Pals with Terrorists, Palin and William Ayers, Palin Speaks Nonsense, Tony Rezko, William Ayers | 2 Comments

Moving Beyond Jesus

Thursday, August 21, and a news item from Reuters no one ever expected:   A slim majority of Americans, including more conservatives and Republicans than previously, want to keep religion out of politics, a survey released on Thursday found.   … Continue reading

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