Monday, February 11, 2008

Obamania

Obama was in all of the top 3 NY Times editorials today. Just coming off a successful weekend, winning 2 states, he's everywhere! Paul Krugman's article summed up my thoughts on the whole situation.

Beleive it or not, I am still undecided. I'd be happy with either Democratic candidate in the office. I don't beleive that Hillary is unelectable, nor that Obama is the only hope for the future. He's still a rookie and is largely untested in a big election or policy debate.

A few Krugman quotes I want to highlight. I use these quotes not to hide my opinion but to shield myself from the incredulous, disagreeing Obamites:

"I believe that Hillary Clinton is more serious about achieving universal health care, and that Barack Obama has staked out positions that will undermine his own efforts."

"Most of the venom I see is coming from supporters of Mr. Obama, who want their hero or nobody. I’m not the first to point out that the Obama campaign seems dangerously close to becoming a cult of personality."

"Mrs. Clinton’s entirely reasonable remark that it took L.B.J.’s political courage and skills to bring Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream to fruition was cast as some kind of outrageous denigration of Dr. King."

"Mrs. Clinton may yet be the nominee — and if Obama supporters care about anything beyond hero worship, they should want to see her win in November."


One thing I am sick of is seeing Hillary crying on the campaign trail. Yeah, I'll trust you and your hormones with the nuclear launch code!

5 comments:

jacksmith said...

Bottom Line:

It looks like you got some vote fraud hanky-panky, and selling of votes going on in the democratic caucuses. Obama seems to be doing disproportionately well in the caucuses where it is easier to commit vote fraud, and sell votes. Obama has not been doing as well in the non caucus primary's where you can't cheat the vote as easily.

I smell a pole cat. I smell the Karl Rove vote fraud machine at work. This looks like past presidential elections where most voters leaving the poles said they voted for the other guy. But Bush still won. No wonder Obama thinks the republicans have some good ideas. Apparently a lot of republicans are voting for Obama in the democratic caucuses.

The insurance companies, and medical industry that have been ripping you off, and killing you are determined to keep you, the American people from having good universal health care. So it seems they are supporting Obama. Along with the republican vote fraud machine.

This looks like a great story for a team of aggressive investigative reporters. Or maybe some good documentary film makers like Michael Moore, or Oliver Stone.

If I were the Clinton's, I would focus like a laser bean on what has been going on in the democratic caucuses. No wonder the Republicans like Obama so much. Looks like he's their man in the democratic caucuses. http://prorev.com/2008/02/in-search-of-obama.html

I'm absolutely convinced now that Hillary Clinton is your best choice for good universal health care coverage. And HR 676 (Medicare For All). "Single payer, Tax Supported, Not For Profit, True Universal Health Care" free for all as a right. Like every other developed country in the world has. See: http://www.house.gov/conyers/news_hr676.htm

"HR 676:
For church goers: less money to insur. companies and more to the church- lots more.
Srs on Medicare: save way over $100/wk. Because no more medigap, long term care & dental insur. needed. No more drug bills."

They really think you are all stupid, inattentive cash cows... It may be time to bring back Bad Bill, Good Bill.

TheMediaDude said...

Who is Jack Smith?

your SIL said...

dude, jacksmith is scary. I'm so shaken I can't even comment - can you believe that?! LOL

Anonymous said...

ooooh! An interesting theory, jacksmith. You must not know us, though, if you refer to "church goers" in your comment. How did you find this blog? So cool that someone Andrew doesn't know is commenting!

your SIL said...

Harley, don't talk to strangers! hee hee