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The Obama Rama Party

Barack Obama is seen by some as the savior of US politics. Literally, the bi-racial/former constitutional law professor/community organizer/best selling author/US senator is raking in the cash. Did I mention he’s black? Bi-racial to be more accurate. Literally, I’ve just listed Barack Obama’s formal qualifications to be the President of the United States. Call me [...]

Hey, I’m back from a blogging hiatus to witness President Bush’s renewed push for public support for the War in Iraq. Essentially, we’re witnessing samurai level rhetorical Jujutsu. To me, rhetorical Jujutsu is the art of quickly and subtly shifting your rhetoric in response to recent events in a way that’s politically advantageous and seemingly [...]

The drums for withdraw grow louder each day as more and more bad news comes out of Iraq. With 3609 dead and counting, politicians and pundits are calling for withdrawal. Whether named a “redeployment” or the great escape, it’s doubtful that the current level of US involvement in Iraq is politically sustainable. Just ask President [...]

Polling’s Point?

Every election cycle, the media bemoans the fact that campaigns start earlier than ever. Even at the congressional level, members of the house of representatives who are in contested districts usually begin their reelection campaign right after the previous election ended. In an attempt to explain why the campaign cycle starts too early, the LA [...]

Before 9/11, Rudy Giuliani was known in the national media for his bad break up with his second wife Donna Hanover amid accusations of infidelity with a member of his staff (Cristyne Lategano) and a sales manager (Judith Nathan). After 9/11, Giuliani became known as America’s Mayor for his performance in leading New York City [...]

McCain’s Impending Implosion?

John McCain’s campaign announced that it’s laying off at least 50 staffers and only has 2 million dollars on hand. It’s second quarter fund-raising numbers are as abysmal as his first quarters. Back in April, McCain reported raising 13 million dollars, with about 5 million on hand and 2 million in debt. Now, the campaign [...]

The GOP’s Political Suicide

Hello everybody, my name is Gary Wang. I’ll be blogging here on political affairs in the United States. Recently, the senate voted 56-43 to kill the bipartisan immigration reform bill. One the bill’s staunch opponents, Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) boasted on his senate website that “This act created a crisis of confidence in their government. [...]



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