Category: politics

Republican Jesus

He speaks for himself: Saw this on Christopher Orczy’s excellent blog. Make sure you read his musings on the current financial situation and on the financial values of Jesus. Illustration originally from 7streets.com.

Bishop Mark Sisk on the financial crisis

New York Bishop Mark Sisk has written a letter on the financial crisis. It’s good stuff — a Christian take on what’s happening and what our response should be as Christians. …such moments of...

The new Holy Trinity?

Apparently, some Americans believe that Father, Son, and Holy Spirit is ripe for improvement. BushFish.org invites you to “show your love for God, the President, and the USA.” George Bush is the new Messiah!...

7WD watches the Senatorial Smackdown

9:40 PM We’re live, watching C-SPAN. Al and Tipper Gore have just been introduced to the studio audience. 9:46 PM Sorry for the incorrect time. I’m using ScribbleLive to manage the liveblog. There doesn’t...

Homeland Security is monitoring this blog

I am not making this up. A little while ago, someone from the Department of Homeland Security visited this blog. First, they landed on “I’m voting Republican.” Golly, they must have been in for...

Why national polls are worthless

Anyone who was awake during any portion of government class in high school will know that direct popular vote doesn’t matter in the presidential election. It’s all in the Electoral College, dude. So I...

What to watch for in tonight’s debate

Today’s NY Times has a preview of tonight’s debate. Watch for McCain to try to paint Obama as too inexperienced. Watch for Obama to portray McCain as tied to the Bush administration and its...

Debate prep: Is McCain as ethical as he says?

A massive bailout to protect insiders. Corrupt Senators. Conflicts of interest. Sound familiar? The present financial crisis might seem like déjà vu. In many respects, today’s mess repeats key features of the S&L scandal....

Palin in 30 seconds

Just in case you have been in a cave for the last couple of months, this is everything you need to know about Sarah Palin in 30 seconds. It contains her entire corpus of...