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Entries by Paul Peete from 06/2008

Department of Justice Imposes Litmus Tests When Helping Troubled Teens

| Posted 06.10.2008 | Huffington Post

Hope for our troubled teens? Not if you are sexually active, Gay/Lesbian, and most of all, not assisted by Republicans

What To Tell Pollsters -- War & Economy Are One Issue

| Posted 06.12.2008 | Huffington Post

Linkage of these two issues is a strategy that Obama should undertake at every opportunity. That would drive home the point that our continued presence in Iraq will further deplete resources needed to rectify the wreckage of our economy the Bush cowboy mentality has caused.

Are the Candidates' Wives Fair Game?

| Posted 06.13.2008 | Huffington Post

This is going to be a white-hot, bitterly contested election cycle, and even though the McCain campaign has forsworn dirty tactics, the 527s and right wing blogs and rumor mills will rush to attack Michelle Obama. But a word of caution is warranted: "Those who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones."

Obama Must Accept McCain's Town Hall Challenge

| Posted 06.16.2008 | Huffington Post

The only modern way to combat this powerful, entrenched, well-financed conservative cabal is to create public outrage. After sleeping through the bloodless coup the 2000 elections turned out to be, Americans have tuned into the battle between Hillary and Barack that kept us listening, talking and taking sides. Obama must re-ignite that excitement by engaging McCain in the most democratic of forums.

McCain's Nuclear Solution A Threat To Us All

| Posted 06.17.2008 | Huffington Post

Perhaps McCain misspoke by jumping on the nuclear bandwagon, playing into the Obama's strategic ambiguity on a complex, expensive, and dangerous solution to the country's energy problems.

McCain's Healthcare Plan: From A Nuclear Perspective

| Posted 06.19.2008 | Huffington Post

The process of going nuclear has already begun under Bush. John McCain, in turn, has mimicked the Bush plans. Citizens need to push back now so that research dollars will go to promising alternative energy sources instead of becoming a windfall for the corporations who push nuclear power.

DOJ Missed Two Mortgage Crisis Culprits: Phil and Wendy Gramm

| Posted 06.24.2008 | Huffington Post

There are two central conservative movement players who are culpable in the Real Estate foreclosure; two more arrests to be made.