Category Archives: -Archive 2008

Is McCain Now “The Sort of Politician He Once Despised”?

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Was Sarah Palin Thinking: “I’ll Always Love You, Charley”?

                                                                   Photo source: Mudflats.wordpress.com By James M. Wall It … Continue reading

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Falwell Was an “Agent of Intolerance”; So What Is Palin?

by James M. Wall I have no friends who are radical Christian fundamentalists. Like fundamentalists of all religious traditions, they are intolerant of non believers and dangerous to the public well being. They do not seek my friendship; they seek … Continue reading

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Rudy Guilliani Insults Islam and Clings to the Politics of Fear

by James M. Wall To really grasp Rudy Guilliani’s disdain and anger toward Islam, a bigotry he incorrectly assumes all non-Muslim Americans share,  we need to closely study the keynote address he gave as an introduction to the Republican vice presidential candidate, … Continue reading

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Palin will Help McCain Hide the Rove Smear Machine

by James M. Wall                                                                         … Continue reading

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Denver Question: Will Hillary Endorse Obama or PUMA?

                                         By James M. Wall Suddenly, the McCain forces have taken up the cause of the overlooked Hillary Clinton as Obama’s … Continue reading

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Why Joe Biden was a Smart Choice for Obama

By James M. Wall Start with all the obvious reasons: Passionate on core domestic liberal issues, civil rights, women’s rights, strong pro labor record; Solid government background: Elected to US Senate, 1972. Chair of Senate Judiciary Committee and currently chair … Continue reading

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Can a Cone of Silence Exist in a World With Evil?

  99: Oh, Max what a terrible weapon of destruction. Smart: Yes. You know, China, Russia, and France should outlaw all nuclear weapons. We should insist upon it. 99: What if they don’t, Max? Smart: Then we may have to … Continue reading

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The Best Film Ever Made About Politics

John Wayne and Jimmy Stewart in a John Ford political film by James M. Wall Critics and scholars may differ, but what do they know.  With two national nominating conventions looming, it is time to single out the best film … Continue reading

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Obama Still Not listening to all the Jewish Voters

by James M. Wall Last week was a good week for Barack Obama: High level meetings with Afghanistan and Iraqi civilian leaders, a formal meeting in Baghdad with the U.S. military commander in the country, Gen. David Petraeus, a made-for-television event with 200,000 … Continue reading

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