Barack Obama has now been elected the forty-fourth President of the United States. He ran a very organized campaign and has made history as the first man of color to be elected to the nation's highest political office. Democrats have increased their margin of representation over Republicans in both houses of congress and hold a majority in the senate which should allow them to pass almost all legislation they desire. This election can be seen as either a repudiation or an opportunity for the Republicans Party. I see it as a little of both. read more »
The Democrats keep repeating the mantra that the financial crisis is the fault of the Bush Administration and Republicans. When is McCain going to hit back and lay this mess at the feet of those who created it and refused to do anything to control it? Bill O'Reilly ripped into Barney Frank, head of the House Financial Services Committee, last night for blaming everyone but himself and accepting no personal responsibility for this mess. read more »
McCain Officially Resumes Campaign and Announces Plans to Attend Ole Miss Presidential Debate
The McCain campaign has released the following statements regarding the work that's been done in Washington to help try to get the financial crisis resolved and his plans for the debate in Oxford, Mississippi. read more »
Challenges Barack Obama To Do The Same in Order to Work on Financial Crisis in Washington
In an incredibly surprising announcement, John McCain has decided to suspend his presidential campaign for the time being, "set politics aside", and head back to Washington, D.C. to work on the financial crisis legislation before Congress. In announcing this major move, he has also challenged his opponent, Barack Obama, to do the same at this time. read more »
Here's what I have learned from the American media:
1. Barack Obama should be the first black person elected to the presidency - that's good. It's destiny.
2. Barack Obama has plenty of experience to be president. His "community organizing" and less than 1 term in the Senate has thoroughly prepared him to be president despite his lack of foreign policy experience.
3. John McCain is going to die in the next 4 years. Count on it.
4. If John McCain is elected president, Sarah Palin is going to assume the office in the next 4 years. That's a catastrophe. read more »
Little doubt that she can, but should she come out swinging?
Those who are familiar with Sarah Palin know all too well that the very last thing you should do to her is underestimate her. It has been noted that throughout her career within the realm of Alaska state politics, Palin has left a long trail within her wake, consisting of those who have discounted her toughness and resolve. read more »
Significance: First woman vice-presidential candidate for her party.
Foreign Policy Experience: none.
Years holding a political office: 10+.
The Challenge: read more »
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney Comes Out on Top
The Conservative Outpost Republican Veepstakes Survey final numbers are in and have now been tallied. Based on the 1703 respondents who took part in our survey, out of the field of potential VP candidates presented, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney came out well on top. read more »