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Drilling Would Help No One But Mismanaged Oil Industry

Steve Colby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Steve Colby

Oil companies pump millions of barrels of oil from US Federal lands... While American Taxpayers receive pennies in return. Why? Listening to oil indu...

As Palin Refused To Answer Questions, Ifill Should Have Pushed Back

Judy Muller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judy Muller

The debate got away from Gwen Ifill, and Sarah Palin got away with passing off folksy platitudes as substitutes for substance.

Sam Stein

McCain Hits Biden Gaffes In Debate Day Ad | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The McCain campaign is out with a video press release Thursday designed to make Sen. Joe Biden seem unsteady and gaffe-prone in anticipation of tonigh...

Sarah Six-pack Needs To Put Country First by Stepping Down

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Sarah Palin is excusing her embarrassing television interviews and farcical candidacy as an historical breakthrough for "normal Joe Six-pack Americans."

Sam Stein

McCain Gets Testy With Des Moines Register | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Monday, John McCain had a truly combative meeting with the editorial board of the Des Moines Register, discussing heatedly everything from Sarah Pa...

McCain Rewrites Palin's History, by Rep. Les Gara

Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker)

by Rep. Les Gara Over the past few weeks we Alaskans have been scratching our heads over the interesting claims the McCain campai...

Sam Stein

McCain To Hold L.A. Fundraiser | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Weeks after John McCain mocked Barack Obama for raising money in Hollywood "with his celebrity friends," the Arizona Senator is slated to join his wif...

McCain Defends Palin's Contradiction On Pakistan

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential nominee John McCain defended running mate Sarah Palin on Sunday, even as she contradicted his policy agains...

Report: McCain Camp Hoping For Bristol Palin Wedding Before Election

Times UK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an election campaign notable for its surprises, Sarah Palin, the Republican vice- presidential candidate, may be about to spring a new one -- the w...

Side Stepping Statement? Take Drink. Depressed About Country? Take Drink. Blog!

Natasha Vargas-Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Natasha Vargas-Cooper

END. FINAL. OVERRRR. Well, this debate was a pretty grueling exercise in tedium but I think I'm going to call it for Barack. He needed to come off pr...

Alaska Lawmakers: Campaign Moving To Stall Probe

AP | MATT VOLZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The McCain-Palin campaign is "moving on many fronts" to stall an investigation into whether Gov. Sarah Palin abused the powe...

Democracy in Peril

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

The conclusion that Palin is incompetent, and a choice grossly inappropriate for the national stage, has nothing to do with gender.

McCain Got The Debate Idea All Wrong

Matt York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matt York

McCain has looked like a panderer since the day he chose Sarah Palin as his running mate. Yesterday's efforts to make himself look holier than thou on the economy and presidential debates simply reinforced the notion.

Palin's Attempts To Duck Press Scrutiny Will Backfire

Scott Foval | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Scott Foval

The McCain campaign screwed whatever positive effect they could have given to Palin when she met with world leaders by not allowing the press to do their jobs.

The Unbearable Whiteness of Being

Parvez Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Parvez Sharma

Does the Republican Party now represent primarily a demographic of one skin color only? McCain and Palin always seem to be surrounded by Whites.

Unanswered Question Watch: Are McCain-Palin Endorsing Ted Stevens?

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

You may recall that two weeks ago today I asked the McCain-Palin campaign a very simple question. To wit: From: Jake Tapper To: McCain-Palin Campaig...

The Truth Behind the NOW on PBS "Palin Poll"

Joel B. Schwartzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joel B. Schwartzberg

Sometimes, creating web content is like tossing lit matches at a gasoline station. This poll reached the attention of many bloggers and passionate political communities on the left and on the right.

Still More Questions About Sarah Palin and that Combed-Over Guy with the Creepy Smile Who Hangs on to Her Skirt for Dear Life

Paul Slansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Slansky

Knowing his parents as we do, what seems the likeliest inspiration for infant Trig's name?

Sarah Palin: Former Beauty Queen, Future VP? (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

***SEE SARAH PALIN SWIMSUIT COMPETITION VIDEO*** Who is Sarah Palin? Here's a quick rundown of her resumé: she's the former point guard and c...

Sarah Palin: McCain's VP Pick In Vogue

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Photographs Of Sarah Palin, John McCain's Vice President In the December 2007 issue of Vogue: For updated information on Palin, go here. See Tod...

Patriarchy's New Poster Woman

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ali A. Rizvi

Palin has been a poster girl for the McCain campaign, lending an aura of feminism to a man who has consistently voted against legislation that protects the rights of women. The original euphoria which some women and men felt when she was selected is bound to fade.

Palin, Like Cheney, Won't Say VP Is Part Of Executive Branch

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Sarah Palin was announced as John McCain's running mate, President Bush said that she "had the executive appearance and that's what it takes to b...

Palin Steals McCain Rally: People Walk Out After Her Speech

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Radio Iowa reports: I arrived on scene about an hour and a half before the event is to start. The traffic along I-380 was starting to get dicey, fo...

Momentum Shift Complete -- McCain Not Leading In Any Daily Tracking Poll

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

Since most state polls are more than a week old, new polling should show Obama resuming his 50-75 electoral vote lead as the race heads into the crucial presidential debate phase.

On Star Wars, Homeless Men, and Sarah Palin

Alexis C. Jolly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alexis C. Jolly

Most of us have had to settle for Miss Congeniality rather than Miss Alaska in the beauty pageant of life. But just because we can relate to Palin doesn't mean she should be in a position to become president.