Archives
Archives
Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Viewing Monthly Archives: September 2010

Search Articles

24

In 2004, George Bush beat John Kerry by 51-47 percent in the popular vote. Four years later, President Obama beat John McCain 50-49 among the same voters.   A significant swing, but not huge.   What gave Obama a landslide

Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

23

Gary, doggone it, it’s like ‘déjà vu all over again’ – here you are [see below] attacking me for a TV ad. Can’t a fellow even oppose the Ground Zero mosque without being called a bigoted skunk? And how did

Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

23

Birds fly, fish swim and Carter Wrenn pushes the envelope to the edge. That’s what they do.   Like him or not, Carter will boldly go where others fear to tread.   He did it for Jesse Helms. He did

Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

22

Jimmy Carter’s latest gaffe – that his post-Presidency was “superior” to other ex-Presidents – struck me as deeply revealing.   Carter’s work since leaving office 30 years ago has been both admirable and annoying – just like the man and

Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

21

The state can’t afford to pay to care for mental patients, or elderly Medicaid patients who need in-home medical care; tuition is going up at the state universities and even though she raised taxes a billion dollars Governor Perdue is

Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

21

The N&O had a letter today and a guest column last week about John Kennedy’s campaign visit to North Carolina 50 years ago – September 1960.   I had my own brush with history that day. Kennedy was campaigning with

Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

20

In retrospect, the Republican primary for the 13th Congressional District – Bernie Reeves versus Bill Randall – was a microcosm of what’s happening in the Republican Party nationally.   It’s the Golfers versus the Grizzlies, the Country Clubbers versus the

Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

17

Vanity Fair magazine has a scathing profile of Sarah Palin that sounds eerily familiar.     Below are some of the article’s characterizations of Palin. I ask you: What other well-known political figure does this sound like?   “Erratic behavior

Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

16

President Obama says the war’s over but according to the newspaper an odd problem has cropped up in Iraq:  A 4,000 year old statue of King Entemena of Lagash has vanished. In fact it turns out over our seven years

Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

16

There’s an old cartoon that showed an owner fussing at his dog: “Bad dog, Rover. Don’t ever do that again, Rover. You know better, Rover. Bad dog, Rover.”   Then the cartoon showed what the dog was hearing: “Blah, blah,

Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

Page 2 of 4123...Last »
Copyright (c) Talking About Politics   :   Terms Of Use   :   Privacy Statement