Tag Archives: Obama

A Tale Of Two Senate Campaigns

“What was your name again?” the woman on the other end of the phone asked me. “My name is Tom Thurlow.  I am a columnist writing about the Iowa Senate race, and I would like to talk with Ms. Ernst … Continue reading

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Perry Indictment Not Thought Through

So let me see if I understand this correctly: if the Republican governor of Texas, Rick Perry, had just waved through the $7.5 million taxpayer funding for the public integrity unit of the Travis County District Attorney’s office, an office … Continue reading

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Journalism School Class Offerings

Imagine my surprise!  There I was, enjoying my lunch at a sidewalk cafe right across the street from a prestigious school of journalism.  Suddenly a few feet away from me accumulated a group of journalism students, chatting, gossiping, talking about the … Continue reading

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IRS Scandal Follows Old Obama Illinois Pattern

Boy, it sure makes a primary or election contest easier when your opponent pulls out, don’t you think?  Barack Obama has been managing to do that since he won the Democratic nomination for state senator in Illinois in 1996, and … Continue reading

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Monty Python And The Sequester

A friend of mine recently pointed out that there is such a thing as a Monty Python Youtube channel, apparently begun by the Monty Python members because they were tired of “getting ripped off” by unauthorized postings of their movie … Continue reading

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