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Entries by Brian Ross from 10/2008

Internet Users More Mobile, Curious And Able To Unite Against Religious Right

| Posted 10.02.2008 | Huffington Post

Obama might become the first president in U.S. history to be able to get real participation from the people by harnessing the web to weave new coalitions and bring people together to solve problems.

Well-Rehearsed Sarah Still Managed To Scare Me

| Posted 10.03.2008 | Huffington Post

There wasn't much substance coming out of Sarah Palin as she tried her best to avoid answering the questions last night. What did slip out, though, you should truly find frightening.

Saying It Doesn't Make It So

| Posted 10.13.2008 | Huffington Post

People vote far more on symbolism than fact. As the last few weeks have brought into critical focus, if you put disinformation out there as if it had credibility, it will be treated by the public as if it were real.

Republican Party Top Dogs Keep Distancing Themselves From McCain

| Posted 10.15.2008 | Huffington Post

McCain apparently is developing the stink of political rotting fish to most of the partisans in the upper echelons of his party, even if he is still getting his share of boos and jeers from the largely white, frightened "patriots" on the road in his stump speeches.

ACORN Attacks A Smokescreen For Undercutting Black And Latino Vote

| Posted 10.16.2008 | Huffington Post

Win or lose, John McCain has turned loose an ugly side of white America's fear of inclusion of minorities in positions of authority. It is a genie which will be nearly impossible to stuff back into the bottle.

Florida's Early Voting Process Seems Rife For Another Challenge If Election Close

| Posted 10.21.2008 | Huffington Post

Most of the poll workers are elderly, and not particularly adept at using the computers. My agent took almost five minutes to find me in the system and issue me a ballot. One woman who exited the polling place after half an hour was apparently dead, even though she looked quite well.

Republicans Point Fingers While Enacting Socialist Policies

| Posted 10.23.2008 | Huffington Post

The bailout of Wall Street and buying stock in major banks to shore up their shattered credibility is the very definition of socialist policy: The state owning the means of production and exchange.

Prominent Republicans Invoke the Holocaust to Win Jewish Votes in Pa

| Posted 10.27.2008 | Huffington Post

The McCain-Palin campaign has reached a new low. An email that was sent to Jewish voters invoked fears of the Holocaust to stampede them away from Obama at the polls next week.

Channel This Election Fervor Into Helping the Country

| Posted 10.29.2008 | Huffington Post

When the dust settles Tuesday, the lunatic fringe on both sides of the aisle will crawl back into their burrows, and the rest of us will be left to repair the damage done by the Bush Administration.

Bill Clinton Lays Out What Matters in a President; McCain Flunks the Test

| Posted 10.31.2008 | Huffington Post

Bill Clinton gave one of the best speeches of his political career on Wednesday night in Kissimmee, FLA., and he did it in one sentence.