Archive for October, 2008

obama has already picked his cabinet

Friday, October 31st, 2008

according to foxnews, barack obama has already essentially picked his presidential cabinet and already discussing what he’ll do in his first 100 days.

john mccain on saturday night live this weekend

Friday, October 31st, 2008

john mccain is set to appear on saturday night live this weekend. previous appearances have included his singing barbara streisand tunes. lorne michael, producer of the show, has donated to the mccain campaign.

more americans trust mccain on economy, taxes; the economist says 'voting for obama a risk' but backs him anyway

Friday, October 31st, 2008

the editors write ‘But we acknowledge it is a gamble. Given Mr Obama’s inexperience, the lack of clarity about some of his beliefs and the prospect of a stridently Democratic Congress, voting for him is a risk.’ and then the go on to endorse him. which is sort of a backhanded compliment, don’t you think.

at the moment according to rassmussen reports, more americans trust john mccain on taxes and the economy. is this the joe-the-plumber effect?

is new anti-sarah palin ad sexist?

Friday, October 31st, 2008

what is it about the new anti-sarah palin ad? some women are calling it sexist. well, that is one woman who appeared on fox. just because palin doesn’t have an ivy league education, doesn’t mean that she’s dumb. perhaps it could be a good idea for people to take a look at her record as governor of alaska as well as her record as mayor of her home town and draw their own conclusions. and see that she is managing a state apparently with 20,000 plus employees and a budget in the billions. all this information is freely available on the internet.

are women politicians who don’t wear pants suits and don’t look like men judged by a different standard? no one asked hillary why being a first lady for 8 years = experience.

barack obama's new head of gray hair

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

in 1992, bill clinton suddenly got a whole head of gray. barack obama, who sometimes looks like he’s about 30 years old, has suddenly sprotted a whole head of gray hair. if you didn’t notice this in his weapy, self-indulgent infomercial, you can see it here in the photo next to the wall street journal article about barack obama and fannie mae and freddie mac.

gallup likely voter poll mcain gains 2 points now at 47 obama at 49

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

according to gallup, the poll of likely voters–traditional, has mccain but 2 points shy of overtaking obama. for registered voters, they are separated by 7 points.

media bias and where's barack obama's friends?

Monday, October 27th, 2008

abc news editorial about lopsided media coverage of the 2008 presidential election. the journalist writes: ‘if current polls are correct, we are about to elect as president of the united states a man who…has left no paper trail,seems to have few friends and has entire years missing out of his biography.” you can read the full article here.

michael ballack feud with jogi loew

Monday, October 27th, 2008

michael ballack, captian of the german national football team and star of chelsea has been fueding publicly with coach joachim loew. low, who recently booted kevin kuranyi off the team is being criticized for sidelining thorsten frings.

now bild zeitung reports taht maybe ballack will be the next to go.

lindsay lohan america ferrera feud

Monday, October 27th, 2008

last week, it was announced that lindsay lohan would be cut from ugly betty. some reports had her guest appearance being cut from 6 to 4 episodes, other’s mentioned that she was being x’d from all the episodes she’d already shot.

there are rumors flying around about a feud between america ferrera and lohan.

lohan is a terrible actresses. the only reason she’s a publicist’s wet dream is because she’s such a f**k up. maybe she was pulling the ratings down.

joe biden gets an extra lesson in marxism

Sunday, October 26th, 2008

a t.v. reporter in florida asked joe biden if he recognized this quote from karl marx “from each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.” trying to drive home the connection between taxing those who work in order to distribute money to those who don’t or work less hard.

after the interview, the obama campaign denied the reporter the opportunity to speak with biden’s wife. although maybe biden did too.