Archive for October, 2008

This is some encouraging news about Health Care in the US: From his sickbed, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy has secretly been orchestrating meetings with lobbyists and lawmakers from both parties to craft legislation that would greet the new president with a plan to provide affordable medical coverage to all Americans, a measure he has called […]


This article from the NYTimes has some interesting data: Since 1929, Republicans and Democrats have each controlled the presidency for nearly 40 years. So which party has been better for American pocketbooks and capitalism as a whole? Well, here’s an experiment: imagine that during these years you had to invest exclusively under either Democratic or […]


Many props to WebMD for a really simplified explanation of the candidate’s health plans and some good non-partisan analysis from health care experts. See it here!


McCain is lying here.  He’s pretending that Obama hasn’t explained his association with Ayers, but he has: That’s the full extent!  If for some reason Mr. McCain has more questions, then why doesn’t he have his campaign do some more research?   Why?  Well, it’s because McCain has to drop his “Obama pals around with […]


Paul Krugman has a piece in the NY Times discussing how government spending is our best way out of the crisis right now.: It’s politically fashionable to rant against government spending and demand fiscal responsibility. But right now, increased government spending is just what the doctor ordered, and concerns about the budget deficit should be […]


Just as the dry winds can stoke the flames of fires around Los Angeles, McCain and Palin (mostly Palin) have created an inferno of hatred among their supporters.  Check out the video below: Listen closely to the tones in their voices.  The combination of desperation (their candidate of choice is losing) and fear of the […]