Why Matt is against Obama…

February 29, 2008

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Matt Gonzalez is the former president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, and is best known for nearly winning the San Francisco mayoral race as a Green party candidate. At a time when so many progressives have been duped by Obama’s false prophecy, Matt’s recent article is a breath of fresh air.

The Obama Craze: Count Me Out

by Matt Gonzalez, 2008-02-27

Part of me shares the enthusiasm for Barack Obama. After all, how could someone calling themself a progressive not sense the importance of what it means to have an African-American so close to the presidency? But as his campaign has unfolded, and I heard that we are not red states or blue states for the 6th or 7th time, I realized Read the rest of this entry »


Factcheck.org on Texas Debate

February 27, 2008

http://www.factcheck.org/elections-2008/clinton-obama_pillow_fight.html

The last Obama-Clinton debate drew little blood, but we noted a few factual claims that could use correcting or clarifying: Read the rest of this entry »


Fact Check.org on Obama/Clinton mailings in Ohio

February 27, 2008

Analysis

Hillary Clinton Feb. 23 accused Barack Obama of “using tactics that are straight out of Karl Rove’s playbook” with two attack-mail pieces that criticize her stands on trade and health care. “This is wrong, and every Democrat ought to be Read the rest of this entry »


Obama and Clinton ads both claim all Americans would be covered by their health plans. Clinton’s would come close from Factcheck.org

February 27, 2008

They’ve Got You Covered?

February 14, 2008

Updated: February 15, 2008

Obama and Clinton ads both claim all Americans would be covered by their health plans. Clinton’s would come close.

Summary

In television ads, Clinton’s campaign says her health care plan is the only one that will provide universal coverage, while Obama says his plan will cover all Americans, too. We find:


HRC calls Obama out on his disgusting rovian smear tactics.

February 24, 2008

The media refuses to point out that for all his talk of wanting to get away from “politics as usual” Obama has been its biggest supporter. Throughout this campaign Obama has levied false charges against Clinton, using tactics that can only be compared Read the rest of this entry »


Hillary Response to Obama’s Wisconsin Ad

February 15, 2008

Clinton Campaign Responds to New Obama Ad in Wisconsin

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In their own words: Health Care

February 13, 2008

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By popular demand!

*NB: What you find below are select quotes from Obama and Clinton’s websites. I have chosen these particular quotes because I think they represent the essence of of their respective platforms, and provide interesting points of comparison. Anything in blue are my own words, everything else is direct from the candidates mouths… I ENCOURAGE YOU TO GO TO BOTH WEBSITES AND LOOK AT VOTING RECORDS TO SEE FOR YOURSELF! Obama’s Plan to Cover Uninsured Americans: Obama will make available a new national health plan to all Americans, including the self-employed and small businesses, to buy affordable health Read the rest of this entry »