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Saturday, July 13, 2024

Palin’s attacks have racist edge

Sorry guys – but Ayers attacks were, in fact, terrorists attacks. Nothing that happened in the 60’s excuses his behavior nor his lack of remorse so many years later.

Obama was friendly with him up until the heat got turned up just like with Wright. It is no secret that Obama kicked off his political career at Ayer’s house.

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Politics and Economics: Thanks, Congress — DOW hits below 10,000 first time since 2004

No one wants to point fingers for the reason our economy is in such a mess; however, taxpayers need to know the REAL reasons:

o Bush administration short-sighted profit economics
o “Do-nothing” Congress — Republicans AND Democrats
o Greedy financial sector, seeking more profits
o Profiteering oil companies, record profiteering
o “Salivating for profits” health care and pharmaceutical industries
o Lawmakers enabling deregulation and easy credit
o Runaway costs of education and energy

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Make-Believe Maverick defines maverick as:

someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action

That is not either John McCain or Sarah Palin.

Rolling Stone has a great article linked below that offers a closer look at the life and career of John McCain revealing a disturbing record of recklessness and dishonesty.

Make-Believe Maverick

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Palin’s attacks have racist edge

By claiming that Democrat Barack Obama is "palling around with terrorists" and doesn’t see the U.S. like other Americans, vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin targeted key goals for a faltering campaign.

And though she may have scored a political hit each time, her attack was unsubstantiated and carried a racially tinged subtext that John McCain himself may come to regret.

First, Palin’s attack shows that her energetic debate with rival Joe Biden may be just the beginning, not the end, of a sharpened role in the battle to win the presidency.

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Both campaigns go nuclear

Democrat Barack Obama, responding to his portrayal by John McCain’s campaign as a crony of "terrorists," fought fire with fire Monday by highlighting the Republican’s embroilment in a devastating 1980s financial scandal.

A month from election day on November 4, the rivals traded furious barbs as Arizona Senator McCain battled to arrest his Illinois opponent’s poll surge at a time of deep anxiety about the state of the US economy.

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The bailout thing better work

If there were any doubts the House would pass the revised $700 billion bailout package, they were quickly resolved when the unemployment figures for September came out in advance of the vote.

The rate was unchanged at 6.1 percent but that masked the real damage to the economy — a loss of 159,000 jobs last month, the most in five years and far more than analysts expected. It was the ninth straight month that the economy shed jobs, bringing the total for the year to 760,000, a number the Associated Press called "staggering."

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Time for a Plan B?

Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt made headlines — and got kudos — for his department’s proposal Wednesday to use postal workers to distribute protective antibiotics to individual households in the event of an anthrax attack.

A dry run in Philadelphia convinced officials that the concept could work. In that test, 50 mail carriers reached 55,000 households in less than eight hours, a level of penetration deemed successful.

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