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Repost of McCain’s pounding beats Obama’s rope-a-dope debate style

The polls and pundits say I was wrong in the conclusion I arrived at immediately after the debate. I'll gladly take my knocks for writing this: Muhammad Ali mastered the…

Miss Martin’s Classroom Rules of Manners

Additional posting guidelines and rules for those who post on my columns. I welcome input, opinions and suggestions.…

McCain’s pounding beats Obama’s rope-a-dope debate style

Muhammad Ali mastered the rope-a-dope and beat harder punching sometimes flailing opponents. Obama allowed McCain to hit him with verbal attacks without stinging counter-punches. Perhaps he was hoping…

McCain: Excuse me while I cancel the campaign to campaign.

McCain canceled his campaign but had to remind us at the Clinton Global Initiative that he's an "old Navy pilot" and he knows "when a crisis calls for all hands…

Garden variety liars: Palin and McCain

Updated with the most repugnant lie of all, and yes, it has to do with racism. I did a little research and neither candidate fits the usual psychiatric criteria for…

The hacked Palin emails, plus Campaign Reflections in the mirror of lies: Palin is all stump and no tree

""There's nothing wrong with small towns. In fact, I think all the best people in the world I know come from small towns."*
Part 1: Now dated comments on the hacking…

With apologies to our porcine friends, the lipstick is off the Palin pig

In a day's time we now have discovered that Palin's visit to the Irag combat zone wasn't much more than her visit to Ireland, and she's hired at least five…

A rational, if biased, decision making questionnaire on who to vote for

As a follow-up to my previous column about voting for the party based on reason instead of a candidate based on emotions, I put together a questionnaire to help…

You don’t have to be partisan to vote for the party and not the person

I've about had it with American voters who will vote on emotion instead of reason. The final unlikely straw for me wasn't a statement by a Clinton supporter now…

McCain’s Nietzschean Übermensch rallying cry: fight fight fight fight fight…

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