Hillary Clinton to become Secretary of State

Via Drudge, this news comes in. With an eye to 2012 perhaps, Barack Obama offered the Secretary of State position to Hillary Clinton and according to the Guardian (UK), she will accept.UPDATE: There has been little follow through on this announcement from the Guardian. Politico.com is reporting that the deal is not yet done and is upsetting Progressives. … [Read more...]

Post Prop 8 – Ugly scene in the Castro

I didn't write about Proposition 8 in CA during the election season, primarily because I had become preoccupied with the general election and the historic campaign. However, as all know, Proposition 8 in CA passed and has set off a firestorm of reaction. Protests this past weekend were widespread nationally (see this link for more than most people will want to read).However, I want to post this video because I hope it serves as a caution to those on both sides of the gay rights issue. I … [Read more...]

Auto makers bailout – Open Forum

Apparently, no one likes my suggestion to sell Obama gear to bail out the (Sorta) Big Three automakers, so Congress is debating giving billions to them.This week, Congress will consider whether to cough up billions of dollars to bail out the troubled companies.There are loud advocates with strong arguments on both sides.Proponents of a bailout say that the industry is a victim of the global financial crisis. Wall Street has been bailed out, so why not Detroit?They say millions of … [Read more...]


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