The Cleanest State Meets the Pushiest Person, Al Franken

Filed under:Bill of Rights,Culture War,General — posted by 3wire on 12/3/2008 @ 10:01 pm

From: Human Events

Until now, Minnesota was always famous for its clean elections. Indeed, Democratic consultant Bob Beckel recently attested to the honesty of Minnesota’s elections, joking: “Believe me. I’ve tried. I’ve tried every way around the system out there, and it doesn’t work.”

But that was before Minnesota encountered the pushiest, most aggressive, most unscrupulous person who has ever sought public office, Al Franken.

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Obama’s Chief – Capitalising on Crisis

Filed under:Culture War,Our Money — posted by 3wire on 12/2/2008 @ 5:47 pm

From: NY Times

“Rule one: Never allow a crisis to go to waste,” Mr. Emanuel said in an interview on Sunday. “They are opportunities to do big things.”



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