David Kernell the 20 year old college student who was convicted of breaking into Sarah Palin’s private e-mail account during the 2008 Presidential campaign has been sentenced to one year in prison: The former college student who guessed his way into Sarah Palin’s Yahoo e-mail account during the 2008 U.S. presidential election was sentenced to […]
A federal jury in Knoxville, Tennessee convicted David Kernell, the 22 year old son of Democratic State Representative, on two of four counts related to the intrusion into former Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s personal Yahoo! Mail account during the 2008 elections today: (Reuters) – A college student who hacked into former Republican vice […]
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is under fire for remarks he made to reporters about then-presidential candidate Barack Obama in 2008: Republicans called on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to resign his leadership post over remarks he made in 2008 about then-presidential candidate Barack Obama, adding to the Nevada Democrat’s political troubles. Mr. Reid, who […]
Remember the media fueled brouhaha about Sarah Palin’s campaign wardrobe? Remember how the media and lefty bloggers gleefully reported that those purchases must have somehow been illegal? Umm, well they weren’t… The Federal Elections Commission has dismissed a complaint by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) saying the purchases were legal: The Republican […]
It’s over. Alaska Senator Ted Steven has lost his re-election bid… Steven’s was defeated by Democrat Mark Begich after being convicted on corruption charges in October. Hey Ted, thanks for the memories Now just go… and good riddance.
Washington Post writer Chris Cillizza examines and attempts to debunk 5 myths about the 2008 elections… The entire article is worth reading but the two points that stand out in my opinion are these: 4. A Republican candidate could have won the presidency this year. I doubt it. In the hastily penned postmortems of campaign […]
An interesting bit of political trivia from Newsmax.com: Of the 47 appointees named so far to transition or staff posts, 31 have ties to the Clinton administration, including all but one member of the 12-person Transition Advisory Board. Transition chief John Podesta served as Clinton’s chief of staff from 1998 to 2001. Other Clinton-era appointees […]
Over the last couple of days a lot has been said and written about why Republicans lost… Conservatives want to blame John McCain. Moderates and some McCain staffers are trying to pin the blame on Sarah Palin. Enough! All this finger pointing ignores one simple truth: Republicans had ZERO chance of winning this election. They […]
Let the finger pointing begin… Beltway Republicans will undoubtedly blame John McCain’s selection of Sarah Palin as his running mate as the reason for his loss. Palin may not have been the most qualified candidate available and her disastrous interview with Katie Couric certainly didn’t help her or John McCain. It’s easy to lay the […]
VOTE I voted about an hour ago… Turnout was heavy but not overwhelming, I was in and out in about 10 minutes.
New report from the Alaska Personal Board has cleared Governor Sarah Palin in the firing of Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan. The report prepared by independent investigator Timothy Petumenos, goes on to say the investigator hired by the Legislature was wrong to conclude that Palin abused her power by allowing aides and her husband to […]
If Barack Obama’s remarks wealth redistribution didn’t scare you his remarks on energy policy should… In a January 2008 interview with the San Francisco Chronicle Sen. Obama said that he would impose a Cap & Trade system aggressive that it would bankrupt anyone trying to build a new coal powered plant. This really just the […]
Whatever reservations I have about Sarah Palin’s qualifications are largely muted by the fact that I like her. Palin has endured a torrent of abuse from the left and from some erstwhile republican elitists and through it all, she has remained cheerful, positive and optimistic. From the Wall Street Journal: Cape Girardeau, Missouri Ask Sarah […]
Matt Drudge is reporting that the Obama campaign has kicked reporters from the New York Post, Washington Times and Dallas Morning News off his campaign plane… All three papers have recently endorsed John McCain. From Fox News: Journalists from three major newspapers that endorsed John McCain — the Washington Times, the New York Post and […]
It must be a slow news day if I’m linking to a story about an al Qaeda statement… DUBAI (Reuters) – An al Qaeda leader has called for President George W. Bush and the Republicans to be “humiliated,” without endorsing any party in the upcoming U.S. presidential election, according to a video posted on the […]