Palin, a bold move or reckless choice? + Palin blackens Russia’s name

Dandelion Salad


Matt Welch, editor of libertarian magazine, talks about McCain, Palin and myth


McCain and the Independent vote Pt2 (no longer available)

The myth of McCain

Matt Welch, editor of the libertarian magazine McCain and the Independent vote Pt3


No moderate, no realist, McCain the neocon

Matt Welch, of, provides a history of McCain and his move to the militant neocons Pt4


Ron Paul revolution against empire and draft

Matt Welch of, says Ron Paul’s supporters feel shut out of political process


Palin comes out punching

Pepe Escobar and Paul Jay react to Sarah Palin’s speech



Sarah Palin blackens Russia’s name


Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin has wasted no time in casting a cloud over Russia. In her keynote speech to the party convention in Minnesota, the Alaskan Governor accused Moscow of using energy as a weapon in its disagreements with the West.


h/t: Andrew via email

Subject: Comment from a NYTimes reader

Given how mean-spirited Palin’s speech was, particularly her community organizer digs, I thought that this was quite snappy:-)

“Mrs. Palin needs to be reminded that Jesus Christ was a community organizer and Pontius Pilate was a governor.”

from the archives:

Party whores: Sarah Palin’s Big, Sleazy Safari

Sarah Palin’s Speech at the RNC

8 Members of RNC Activist Group Lodged with Terrorism Charges

Why We Were Falsely Arrested By Amy Goodman

RNC Dispatch #5 + Tom Morello on False Flag Terrorism + Unmarked police snatch protesters

Dem Now: Ron Paul Counter-Convention + Goodman Grills Police Chief

RNC 8 Charged with “Conspiracy to Riot in Furtherance of Terrorism”