Daily Archives: October 6th, 2008 «


Barney Frank plays the race card (surprise)

Posted by: ST on October 6, 2008 at 10:23 pm » 4 Comments

Hey, did you know that criticizing the Community Reinvestment Act as it relates to the FM/FM collapse is … racist? Yep (h/t: Ed Morrissey): U.S. Rep. Barney Frank claims conservatives are trying to partly blame the nation’s economic woes on black people. “This is an effort I believe to appeal to a kind of anger […]


VIDEO: “Non-partisan” GOTV registration efforts at an Ohio soup kitchen

Posted by: ST on October 6, 2008 at 8:31 pm » Comments Off

Nope, not ACORN, but not far from it, from the sounds of this report: If you have any trouble watching the video, the GOTV volunteer tells the interviewer that she is openly encouraging people she’s registering to vote to vote for … Barack Obama. I guess we now have a new definition for “non-partisan,” too. […]


VIDEO: McCain in Albuquerque, NM

Posted by: ST on October 6, 2008 at 7:53 pm » 2 Comments

This is the big speech he gave today where he really tore into Obama on a number of fronts, including the FM/FM issue. It’s not the full speech, but it’s got the important segments: Here’s the full transcript: In less than a month, the American people will make a choice on where they want this […]


McCain finally goes after Obama, Democrats on FM/FM

Posted by: ST on October 6, 2008 at 2:17 pm » 8 Comments

YES!! Our current economic crisis is a good case in point. What was his actual record in the years before the great economic crisis of our lifetimes? This crisis started in our housing market in the form of subprime loans that were pushed on people who could not afford them. Bad mortgages were being backed […]


Will Obama reject these endorsements?

Posted by: ST on October 6, 2008 at 10:22 am » 11 Comments

Ben Smith reports: McCain spokesman Brian Rogers notes that three of McCain’s fellow members of the Keating Five have endorsed Obama: Former senators Dennis DeConcini. John Glenn, and Donald W. Riegle. All three are Democrats — McCain was the only Republican in the group — and DeConcini and Riegle were among the more deeply implicated […]


Predictable: Team Obama launches “Keating Five” offensive against McCain

Posted by: ST on October 6, 2008 at 9:19 am » 1 Comment

Continuing to prove that they’re hell bent on holding the “most dishonest campaign in modern history” title for decades to come, Team Obama has launched a 13 minute web-vid on McCain’s “role” in the Keating Five scandal. The Politico reports: Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) on Monday is launching a multimedia campaign to draw attention to […]