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…I Approve this Method

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Who Needs Watergate? We’ve Got Joe the Plumber!

Looking good, Joe.Latest on Joe: Things just ain’t what they seem.By sweatpantsmom / October 16, 2008 If you watched the third and final presidential debate last night you know that there were many mentions of “Joe the Plumber.” Joe is … finish reading Who Needs Watergate? We’ve Got Joe the Plumber!

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Dr. William H. Schubert : The Bill Ayers I Know

Bill Ayers Those of us who care about education and what’s been done to it in the cruel, foolish, and profligate class war from above over the quarter-century that has been my entire adult life are likely to know Bill … finish reading Dr. William H. Schubert : The Bill Ayers I Know

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Playing With Fire : McCain and the Raging Right

‘McCain’s own campaign is playing with powerful extremist themes to denigrate Obama’By E. J. Dionne Jr. / October 14, 2008 McCain pastor tells rally that non-Christians want Obama victory. Story and video, Below. Are we witnessing the reemergence of the … finish reading Playing With Fire : McCain and the Raging Right

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Jokers Wild

Cartoon by Joshua Brown Thanks to S. R. Keister / The Rag Blog

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GOP Rallies : Conservatives Go Ballistic

A McCain supporter yells at Obama supporters before McCain and Palin arrive at a rally, Oct. 8, 2008, in Strongsville, Ohio. Photo by AP.McCain campaign riling up base by ‘ratcheting up fears and frustrations.’ By Jonathan Martin / October 10, … finish reading GOP Rallies : Conservatives Go Ballistic

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Sarah the Scoundrel : The High Art of Lying

Sarah Palin: Drive-by liar?‘When a candidate repeatedly lies about herself and her accomplishments, the lies reflect profound character disorders.’By Sherman De Brosse / The Rag Blog / October 10, 2008 See video of Sarah Palin defending the ‘Bridge to Nowhere’ … finish reading Sarah the Scoundrel : The High Art of Lying

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You Don’t Need a Weatherman : George Will and Friends Blast McCain Tactics

George Will calls Sarah Palin John McCain’s ‘female Sancho Panza.’Conservative pundits say negative campaign just isn’t cutting it.By Michael C. Moynihan / October 9, 2008 A bit of conservative blowback on the McCain campaign’s impotent strategy of making the final … finish reading You Don’t Need a Weatherman : George Will and Friends Blast McCain Tactics

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Austin’s Fontaine Maverick Tells CNN Why McCain and Palin are no Mavericks

Hey John McCain, you’re stealing our name! Jeanne Moos interviews Fontaine Maverick about the great Maverick family of Texas: The real and original Mavericks. For more on The Rag Blog about the Maverick family and the theft of their good … finish reading Austin’s Fontaine Maverick Tells CNN Why McCain and Palin are no Mavericks

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Garrison Keillor : Juicing Up the Ticket With Sarah

Dishonest, cynical men put forward Sarah Palin for national office, but the truth emerges: The lady is talking freely about matters she has never thought about.By Garrison Keillor / October 8, 2008 We are a stalwart and stouthearted people, and … finish reading Garrison Keillor : Juicing Up the Ticket With Sarah

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Obama and the ‘Weatherman Connection’ : In Defense of Bill Ayers

William Ayers, left, in 1980 with wife, Bernardine Dohrn. Photo by Knoblock, via Associated Press.‘The Bill Ayers I knew in the late 1960’s was a very thoughtful and serious person.’By David P. Hamilton / The Rag Blog / October 6, … finish reading Obama and the ‘Weatherman Connection’ : In Defense of Bill Ayers

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David Hamilton : McCain Running on Racism

‘McCain has known all along he couldn’t win on issues’By David P. Hamilton / The Rag Blog / September 22, 2008 Observations on this morning’s news. “Fox News” paired a white male Demo spokesperson with a maybe Latina female Repug … finish reading David Hamilton : McCain Running on Racism

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