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December 04, 2008 |
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In my Wall Street Journal column this week, I underestimated the amount that President-Elect Obama raised in October and November. I thought the reports would show he raised $120 to $140 million more since the last numbers we got.It was $216 million.In th...
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December 03, 2008 |
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If money talks, we'll likely soon hear the real reason why Barack Obama beat John McCain. Both men and the national parties will report to the Federal Election Commission today how much money they raised in October and November. And what the numbers will ...
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December 02, 2008 |
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Below is a fundraising letter sent out by Friends of Don Siegelman 2008. Despite that it has no basis in fact, I thought you might find it amusing. In case you're interested, visit these links for the facts. Letter from Lamar Smith dated 7/15/08Karl Rove'...
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November 27, 2008 |
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1. Four years of high-school Latin would dramatically arrest the decline in American education. In particular, such instruction would do more for minority youths than all the 'role model' diversity sermons on Harriet Tubman, Malcolm X, Montezuma, and Caes...
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November 27, 2008 |
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When President-elect Barack Obama's economic transition team met this month, everyone was there -- inflation fighters, business leaders, union firebrands and leftist economists -- creating confusion about where the new administration was headed....
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November 23, 2008 |
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We Americans are blessed with a history that teaches that things work out right. Our first president set the precedent of relinquishing power he could have had for life and returning to his farm. Two of our greatest presidents were struck down, Abraham Li...
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November 19, 2008 |
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Presidential transitions can be problematic. The candidate is utterly exhausted. Supporters have unattainable expectations and unrealistic personal hopes. The ease of making campaign pledges has given way to the obstinate process of legislating them. And ...
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November 16, 2008 |
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The New York Times has a fascinating tool online which allows us political junkies to explore the presidential vote breakdown in counties defined by the characteristics of their population. The “Electoral Explorer” shows the vote in counties with a specif...

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