Tag Archives: John Kerry

Media Narrative

We are still a long way off from the elections in 2008, but now is the time that the marketing plans are tested and confirmed. Unfortunately, the candidates themselves often do not get to choose their “message,” the corporatist media … Continue reading

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What the Foreign Press Thinks

A foreign perspective on U.S. politics. (November 2004) Why? Bush won by a large margin: 3.5 million votes. He won the majority of the popular vote (Clinton never did). Furthermore, his party increased its majority both in the Senate and … Continue reading

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Nice Guys Finish Last

  Divide and Conquer   Bush is neither comapssionate nor conservative. He does not humbly approach the world as he promised in 2000. He and his cohorts lied and mislead so consistantly and on such a scale that people believed … Continue reading

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‘The unborn and that kind of stuff’

I ripped off another writer, this time from thecarpetbaggerreport.com Posted November 3, 2004 12:03 PM I’ve been thinking a lot the past 12 hours about Tom Ampleman. He’s not a famous political figure; he’s just a regular guy the New … Continue reading

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American Taliban

What do all those pictured above have in common? They are all criminals. Democracy is dead in America. It cannot be revived, but may be reborn. Maybe. Kerry may yet be our next president, but we lost regardless. This election … Continue reading

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The Cases: Summary

First some quotes from journalist Sydney J. Harris (1917-1986) Perseverance is the most overrated of traits, if it is unaccompanied by talent; beating your head against a wall is more likely to produce a concussion in the head than a … Continue reading

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The Cases: For Kerry

Kerry is not a flip-flopper. His rhetoric and actions are consistent with each other and across time. Sure, people change their mind sometimes, given new information or circumstance. This is a positive; it’s called learning. Say you are a person … Continue reading

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The Cases: Intoduction

As with many people, September 11 sapped my strength, and I wrote only three pieces afterward which were mostly emotional screeds. One was entitled “Nothing Has Changed, Part 1.” Knowing that I can run on a bit, I cut the … Continue reading

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