Send Sarah In

John McCain has issued a statement asking "that the first presidential debate be postponed and he will suspend his campaign so he can focus on the economy." To which I say, fantastic! This is a real world scenario.  This is the primary equivalent of McCain being elected to office, kicking the bucket, and Sarah Palin having to step up to the plate. ...more

I'd love to see if that actually happens.


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First Vote for 95 Year Old Woman in Virginia

"He's not for the Whites.  He's not for the Blacks.  He says we are all one." 95 year old woman registers to vote for the first time in her life  She was born when Woodrow Wilson was President.  Amazing.   ...more

All I can say is WOW! 


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"Heck of a job...Cox." Our Financial Katrina

Who is Christopher Cox and why does he matter? Christopher Cox is the Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) is an independent agency of the U.S. government having primary responsibility for enforcing the federal securities laws and regulating the securities industry/stock market. He was appointed by President Bush in 2005 as Chairman. ...more

I like this plan a whole lot better than the blank check with one person deciding how the ...more

Palin Helping Swing State Numbers

About a week ago, I described in one of my comments about a conversation with my lifelong Republican mom who lives in SW Virginia which had me picking my jaw up off of the floor in disbelief. ...more

Red, White & BLUE: But what can I DO?

With only 47 days left until the election (47!) and the barrage of media speculation about the candidates' chances of winning, you might find yourself frustrated and feeling helpless about how to get the result that you'd like to see. Don't.   ...more

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This election really has people talking, but some of those out ...more

Sara as Sarah: Comedian powerhouse takes on Palin

I love Tina Fey.  Love her.  But when it comes to portraying Sarah Palin, she has NOTHING on Sara Benincasa. Sarah Palin vlogs the election ...more

Megyn Kelly of Fox News, a hard hitting journalist (?) (!)

I wanted to really make the headline of this post "And Then My Head Exploded in Disbelief..." ...more

It seems that Obama supporters are not the only ones shaking their heads in disbelief ...more

Humbled by a Ten Year Old

I saw, in this student, the spirit of students I have known over the years and I was humbled.  And also excited that this world may not be going to hell in a handbasket after all. Dalton Sherman ...more

Sorry, I've tried to embed this YouTube video without success.  But it will make you want to ...more

Who does better for investors, Republicans or Democrats?

The answer may surprise you. According to the latest article by Jeremy Siegal (Russell E. Palmer Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania), the stock markets initially rise after the news of a Republican president being elected.  But the years during a Democratic Presidency have historically shown better returns for investors. ...more

Sarah "No Show" Palin

First, McCain's campaign has said that Palin won't speak to the Press: Watch video here She is also the only one of the four absent from the Sunday A.M. political show line up this weekend. Palin insists that she could take on foreign leaders but is too scared to show up for questions from the Press? Doesn't sound very gutsy to me.   ...more

Maybe this election really is black and white: we have one candidate who is foaming at the ...more