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Entries by Diane Tucker from 09/2008

RNC Hockey Mom Speech Night: She Shoots, She Scores!

| Posted 09.04.2008 | Huffington Post

Palin spoke of "the determination, the resolve, and the sheer guts of Senator John McCain," all the while demonstrating her own, likening herself to a pit bull in lipstick. Game on!

RNC Green Screen Challenge: Make McCain's Speech Exciting

| Posted 09.05.2008 | Huffington Post

Was the convention director asleep? For the first few minutes of the big McCain speech, the candidate looked like an entry in Stephen Colbert's "Make John McCain Exciting Green Screen Challenge!"

Palin Winning Over Twenty-Something Catholics

| Posted 09.08.2008 | Huffington Post

Catholics have backed the popular-vote-winning candidate in the last nine presidential elections. They make up nearly a quarter of all registered U.S. voters and may well determine who wins the White House in 2008.

Selling Sarah (We Just Gotta Have More Controversy!)

| Posted 09.10.2008 | Huffington Post

It's suddenly 1999 again, when we all thought that accurately calling a candidate "unqualified" would make him a laughing stock. But the joke was on us: the cheap shots generated controversy, which helped land him in the White House.

Former Colombia Foreign Minister Argues For An Extension Of Tough U.S. Drug Plan And Free Trade, Supports McCain

| Posted 09.15.2008 | Huffington Post

I think Senator McCain will probably win in November because what North Americans value most is security, stability and experience, and that is McCain.

America Can Not Afford Another American President

| Posted 09.17.2008 | Huffington Post

Exactly how many Republican administrations do Americans need before they realize they're all the same? Grandiose deficits. Financial compensation to buddies. Attempts to privatize everything except their own colossal business failures.

Michigan: The Key To Election 2008

| Posted 09.19.2008 | Huffington Post

"Michigan has suffered this economy in its worst form. Voters blame the Democratic governor and the Democratic Party, and the Republican president and the Republican Party."

NBA Legend Dave Bing Will Run For Mayor Of Detroit

| Posted 09.20.2008 | Huffington Post

Next week the Hall-of-Famer will announce his intention to run for mayor of Detroit, after years and years of listening to Michiganians like me pleading with him to throw his Pistons cap into the ring.

Suddenly Obama's Auto-Policies Matter: Michigan Is The New Florida

| Posted 09.22.2008 | Huffington Post

Any sort of cash incentive to get manufacturers to build more efficient vehicles -- and to get people to buy more of them -- is an admirable thing. But let's not forget that if people just make smarter choices, this nation's energy usage will go down dramatically.

Children's Defense Fund Founder: McCain Will Leave Millions Of Children Uninsured

| Posted 09.24.2008 | Huffington Post

"Sen. McCain has no specific plan for children. We keep a Congressional scorecard... Senator McCain received the lowest score of anyone in the Senate in 2007."

Obama, Biden Storm Into Battleground Virginia

| Posted 09.28.2008 | Huffington Post

"Last week 300 volunteers knocked on 10,000 doors! Even volunteers from Maryland drove down to help us. It was awesome."