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 Category :

Search Articles

22

Jerry Meek, Chairman of the State Democratic Party, denounced the N.C. Republican Party for seeking church membership lists. Jerry said churches are “sacred” places that should be free of politics. As a Democrat, I know how heavily Democratic candidates have

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

21

Should Western newspapers act “responsibly” – as the Bush Administration has suggested – in deciding whether to publish cartoons portraying Muhammad? My opinion: absolutely not. In fact, it downright angers me that so many Western political leaders are so intimidated

Posted in: General
Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

21

It is one thing for President Bush to claim the executive power to spy on Americans without a court order or Congressional approval. It is another thing for him to claim that the American people – and their elected representatives

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

20

If Raleigh Mayor Charles Meeker runs for reelection next year, he might face a challenge from a Democrat to his left. Like maybe Thomas Crowder. Meeker and other Council members aren’t happy with Crowder putting the issue of Marriott Hotel

Posted in: General, Raleigh
Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

17

I’m sorry, but I just can’t let go of the Cheney shooting accident. And here’s why. When a person acts like they’re hiding something, they’re usually hiding something. And I think Cheney is hiding something: drinking. In his Fox interview

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

14

How easy is it to make fun of Dick Cheney shooting a fellow hunter? Here are just a few of the jokes and one-liners I’ve heard since his hunting mishap: • The White House says it wants to make up

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

14

The News & Observer recently called my old boss, Jim Hunt, the closest thing North Carolina has to a “policy Pope.” (I assume they meant Benedict of Rome, not John and Art of Raleigh.) Unfortunately, I’m afraid Pope Jim has

Posted in: General
Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

09

Ever wonder why the MBA presidency of George Bush seems so incompetent when it comes to managing government? I’ve got a theory. But first, let’s review the evidence: • “Heckuva job, Brownie” of FEMA and Katrina fame; • The lack

Posted in: General
Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

08

Wednesday’s New York Times has a front-page story about the problem I’ve blogged about: national Democrats’ ineptitude at challenging governmentally inept but politically skilled Republicans. In the article, numerous Democrats concede the party has missed a golden opportunity while Bush

Posted in: General
Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

07

Bill Graham, the Republican John Edwards wanna-be, says he will spend $40,000 a week on TV ads opposing the 2.7-cent state gas tax increase. I wonder if he will run ads attacking ExxonMobil for making $36 billion in profits last

Posted in: General
Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

Page 282 of 286« First...1020...281282283...Last »
Copyright (c) Talking About Politics   :   Terms Of Use   :   Privacy Statement