Happy New Year from Des Moines. Or better said,Â from the center of the world. Or so it seems. How can you have so much fun and keep your clothes on? Not to mention your overcoat, gloves, muffler and thermal undies. I’ve been coming to these caucuses for some time now, but they’ve never been [...]
Archive for December, 2007
My latest pieces from Iowa: Obama takes it to Edwards. Huckabee into the muck. My personal campaign journal updated.Â
I don’t know. I do know that Obama is now spending a lot of time trying to knock him down.Â Here’s my latest report from Iowa.
Saturday morning was spent in the company of Hillary Clinton out in Eldridge, Iowa — just north of Davenport.Â Her message was simple and direct: it’s a dangerous world out there but Mom and Dad — Bill and Hill– will take care of you. Read my report. Check out The Huffington Post’s special page on [...]
Obama has also unveiled his closing act for Iowa: a one-two wallop against his two closest rivals that I saw up in close, no kidding, in a town named Clinton. Meantime, bookmark my running Iowa campaign journal.
Here’s my latest piece from Iowa: Edwards notching up the rhetoric in Dubuque.Â Kinda nice to hear an American presidential candidate who actually sounds like a social democrat. don’t get used to it. Make sure you bookmark our special HuffPost Iowa page. Coverage 24/7.
Thursday Night Council Bluffs, Iowa I hit the Omaha airport Thursday night, rented a car, headed toward Des Moines and didn’t go but ten minutes before I ran right into a campaign event — Joe Biden holding forth at the Elks Lodge in Council Bluffs just across the Iowa border. So I stopped in and [...]
Bill Clinton isn’t the only guy worried about rolling the dice. As I point out in this Sunday’s Los Angeles Times. NEVADA | CASINOS & GAMBLING Rolling the dice on a Las Vegas education in craps The game is simple; winning isn’t. An instructor offers tips on improving one’s chances, but at the end of [...]
Speaker Pelosi Congratulates Herself On A Fabulous First YearÂ Hi. I’m back. At least for a bit. I’d like to say it’s been refreshing taking the past ten days or so as a break but I’d by lying.Â In reality, I’ve been working very hard: — finishing off a major piece about Indian gambling in [...]
I’m going to try and give myself sort of a break over the next week or so. Not exactly off and away, but just a tad distant and distracted.Â I’ve been working very hard and will be going to Iowa for the last eight days or so before the primary, so I have to pretend [...]
Is it fair to vote against a candidate based on his or her religious beliefs? Why not? Tolerance is one thing. Endorsement is quite another. As no lesser a sage than George Carlin has pointed out, one’s religious beliefs are strictly voluntary. Unlike your race, ethnicity or gender, it’s you who chooses what to believe [...]
Once again, I’m going to direct you here to see my latest blog post. Too pooped by the new CIA War On Bush to cross-post tonight.
Mike Huckabee’s got a lot of luck. Some of it’s good. And now, some of it’s bad.
Never have so many been so disappointed so much about the prospects of avoiding war. If only the mullahs really had some nukes. As the news from the National Intelligence Estimate debunking Iran’s supposed nuclear build- seeps in, you can sense the palpable disappointment building — faster. Just when the architects of victory in Iraq [...]
Update:Â Here’s some Al Jazeera footage from Venezuela. Typical CIA agents! How dreary. Just as I predicted in yesterday’s post immediately below, what passes for an American left just couldn’t digest the defeat of Hugo Chavez in his own election. What part of his defeat is so hard to understand? He wanted to further [...]
Now that’s a laugher, isn’t it? Venezuela’s bloviator-in-chief, Hugo Chavez, lost the referendum he cooked up that would have paved the way for limitless re-election and a dangerous expansion of his already excessive executive power. I can’t tell you that I am very surprised though I will admit to a certain sense of glee. A [...]