Monthly Archives: August 2008

Uh, what of Ron Paul?

There also is no indication on one of Ron Paul’s Websites about his plans to cancel or alter his Rally for Liberty and the Republic, beginning tomorrow. You’ll note that this Website (which hasn’t been updated in 6 days) indicates … Continue reading

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Convention changes (continually updated)

2:58 p.m.: We should learn momentarily of the changes to the RNC convention schedule. Rumors continue to swirl. 3:00 p.m.: McCain is speaking from Missouri; he seems to have gotten out of the dangerous southeastern United States rather quickly. However, … Continue reading

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Protesters march…arrests follow

At least nine people have been arrested today — as a veterans group, protesting the Iraq War, advanced toward the XCel Center. A story such as this one would have generated substantial national media coverage IF there had been no … Continue reading

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For what it’s worth (UPDATED)

Neither the John McCain official Website nor that of the 2008 GOP Convention has provided any updates to their sites — at least not yet. The former continues to offer volunteer, contributions welcome and other “typical” information. The latter continues … Continue reading

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Changes are coming to the RNC schedule (UPDATES COMING)

11:00 a.m. CT: There will be significant changes coming to the RNC schedule, as a result of the impending hurricane in the Gulf. There will be multiple updates to the post…so stay tuned. The first bit of news: President Bush … Continue reading

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President Bush and Senator McCain

This is a complex relationship, and in some ways you can draw parallels to the 2000 presidential election. Then the vice president (Al Gore) was attempting to distance himself from the president (Bill Clinton)…but he also knew that a victory … Continue reading

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An interesting choice

Both local newspapers — the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and the St. Paul Pioneer Press — used the same Associated Press photograph featuring John McCain and Sarah Palin on the front page of their papers today. Here’s how it looked in the … Continue reading

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