John Edwards is Fighting, Fighting, Fighting. . .



If the speech I went to yesterday by Mike Huckabee presented the kinder gentler face of economic populism (with Republican characteristics), today’s Iowa City event with John Edwards offered the full-throated, full-throttle version.

Giuliani’s War Zealot & The War Zealot’s Candidate



Jacob Heilbrunn, author of the soon-to-be-released They Knew They Were Right: The Rise of the Neocons, has a devastating critique of the mutually exploitive relationship between co-czar of the neocon establishment, Norman Podhoretz, and former New York mayor and presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani titled “Norman’s Conquest.

Good Guards and Bad Guards: John McCain’s Holiday Message



Senator John McCain just sent the following Christmas and holiday message to his supporters — and I thought it worthwhile to post here. It surfaced emotions I felt when I saw the brilliant and disturbing Alex Gibney directed film, Taxi to the Dark Side which opens nationally on January 11th.

C-Span, Reuters and Zogby Team on Tracking Polls



For those who want to watch the daily ticks in who’s up and who’s up less in the early primaries, this may be useful news: Reuters, C-SPAN and Zogby International have joined forces to poll Americans on the 2008 presidential election, starting with polls in the key U.S. presidential primary and caucus states.