This year's Oct 6 holiday in Egypt's victory was more poignant and significant as current events rappel the historical environment of the Arab Spring, another turning point in world and Middle East sociopolitical demographics 6 holiday in Egypt was more poignant and significant in light of the Arab Spring.
The world according to John McCain is one in which America is triumphant at home and abroad thanks to the Bush legacy, rolling to victory internationally and mastering its domestic economic problems. If daily news would seem to deny such a rosy scenario, then that only shows skeptics lack the courage that sustained McCain as a prisoner of war in Vietnam.
MoveOn has a new ad that ties John McCain to the Bush administration's "victory is just around the corner" approach to selling the Iraq war. Will that tired line still work five years later? We'll find out in November.
The full effect of Barack Obama's transcendent victory speech in South Carolina has yet to be felt, but his historically stirring and inspirational words have already generated praise from around the country and even across the political aisle. Whether this speech proves to be the turning point in this election, we don't know. What we do know is that Obama has made Hillary Clinton's contention that words don't matter seem so very small and suspect.
According to the strategy being mulled, President Bush would simply declare victory over obesity and announce a plan to withdraw most low-carb products from supermarket shelves by the end of 2006. (satire)
Only nine Democrats and one Independent voted against the most sweeping abridgement of American freedoms in a generation Some of the heroes: Jim Jeffords, Russ Feingold, Robert Byrd Some of the villains: Hillary Clinton, Barbara Boxer, Barack Obama Check out the bottom of this AP story for the full list.
I do hope this is responsible criticism that aims for cures, not defeatism that refuses to acknowledge anything but failure.