Nothing to see here; Just an entire school’s staff replaced in LA

On Monday I marveled at the lack of coverage of the LA school sex abuse issue, well there is a bombshell: Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy told parents Monday evening that the district is replacing the entire staff of Miramonte Elementary School in the wake of the arrests last week of two teachers on … Continue reading Nothing to see here; Just an entire school’s staff replaced in LA

The Democrat Field Pros and Cons: President Barack Obama

Per Bob's request I include this post as my final in the series on the candidates President Barack Obama of Hawaii Former Senator from Illinois The Case for: 1. incumbency: There is almost no substitute for the power of incumbency in terms of the strength of a candidate. It also means he has 4 years … Continue reading The Democrat Field Pros and Cons: President Barack Obama

Hope and Change, or, 2008 Part II

It's a bit rude to blog on the same subject as the Sicilian gentleman who is kind enough to let you write a few posts at his place, so I hope he'll forgive me.  In his great post about Obama's new love of SuperPACs, Peter doesn't mention that this is 2008 all over again. Back … Continue reading Hope and Change, or, 2008 Part II

Our friends from the left and CPAC

The Foundry reports that there is more to worry about than just the Occupods and AFL-CIO deciding to protest outside of CPAC and maybe roughing up people there: During a Thursday meeting at McPherson Square, until Saturday the epicenter of the protests, Occupiers brainstormed tactics for shutting down or disrupting the conference, according to a … Continue reading Our friends from the left and CPAC

Obama runs to the sound of Soros voice on SuperPacs

I don't often agree with Barack Obama but he is exactly right about this: The President opposed the Citizens United decision. He understood that with the dramatic growth in opportunities to raise and spend unlimited special-interest money, we would see new strategies to hide it from public view. He continues to support a law to … Continue reading Obama runs to the sound of Soros voice on SuperPacs