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High, High Hopes : Turning Houston Blue

Larry Joe Doherty, Congressional candidate from Houston, maps out a strategy. Photos by Dave Mann.Can the Democrats sweep Houston? (Maybe. But don’t hold your breath…)By Dave Mann This article appears in the Oct. 17, 2008, issue of The Texas Observer. … finish reading High, High Hopes : Turning Houston Blue

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Yellow Dog Time? These Repugs Gotta Go…

‘What I’m bitching about is not disagreement over policy. It’s knowing how to do things, ANYTHING, using the tools of political science.‘By Steve Russell / The Rag Blog / October 19, 2008 For the second time in my life, I … finish reading Yellow Dog Time? These Repugs Gotta Go…

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ACORN and ‘Voter Fraud’ : Bogus Issue Missreported

Top: ACORN voter registrar in New Mexico. Photo by Clayton Kennedy / ACORN. Above: Nevada investigators raid Las Vegas ACORN office looking for evidence of ‘voter fraud.’ Photo by J.C. Hong / AP.Media revive pattern of reporting on alleged “voter … finish reading ACORN and ‘Voter Fraud’ : Bogus Issue Missreported

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The Mob : Did John McCain Play Piano in a Bordello?

‘Perhaps McCain was untainted by the mob and corruption, but one wonders if he could have been that successful had he not somehow made his peace with that situation.’By Sherman De Brosse / The Rag Blog / October 15, 2008 … finish reading The Mob : Did John McCain Play Piano in a Bordello?

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Palin Mixes State With Religion, Adds a Dash of Extremism

Tattoo art by Flames – Skin Flixx Ink.She used state money to pay for religious activities; has ties to Dominionism and Alaska Independence PartyBy Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / October 13, 2008 Sarah Palin has said that she … finish reading Palin Mixes State With Religion, Adds a Dash of Extremism

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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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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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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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Conservative Columnist David Brooks Calls Sarah Palin a ‘Cancer’

David Brooks. Getty Images.Comparing her anti-intellectualism to that of President Bush, Brooks called Sarah Palin a ‘fatal cancer to the Republican party.’By Danny Shea / October 8, 2008 See Video of interview with David Brooks, Below. David Brooks spoke frankly … finish reading Conservative Columnist David Brooks Calls Sarah Palin a ‘Cancer’

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Sarahcuda : Full Frontal Attack

‘For me, the heels are on, the gloves are off.’By Dana Milbank / October 7, 2008 FORT MYERS, Fla. — John McCain is collapsing in the polls in Florida and other swing states, but Sarah Palin, God bless her, has … finish reading Sarahcuda : Full Frontal Attack

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Change Rocks : The Boss Rallies Pennsylvania

Around the world, we remain the repository of people’s dreams. A thousand George Bushes and Dick Cheneys cannot tear that house down. I want my house back, I want my country back. I want my America back. Bruce Springsteen / … finish reading Change Rocks : The Boss Rallies Pennsylvania

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The Poetry of Sarah Palin

Recent works by the Republican vice presidential candidate.By Hart Seely / October 1, 2008 See some of Sarah Palin’s finest work, Below. It’s been barely six weeks since the arctic-fresh voice of Alaskan poet Sarah Heath Palin burst upon the … finish reading The Poetry of Sarah Palin

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