“The prisoner of war experience is not a good pre-requisite for the president of the United States”

This dude spent 8 years in the same POW camp as McCain. He’s written an excellent article here. Off you pop then.

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Almost 300 arrested at march on Republican convention

On the opening day, about 10,000 people demonstrated, calling for an end to the US-led Iraq war.

One group splintered off and became confrontational and sometimes violent.

Some protestors smashed the windows of retail and bank buildings while others challenged police by blocking roads and damaged five police cars, local newspapers reported, quoting officials. Dozens were pepper-sprayed and tear-gassed.

(AFP)

Best way to get the point across? Probably not.

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Barack Obama’s Kansas values

Click the above picture of Barack Obama Snr for the first Obama For President ad, thanks to Gawker. It has a very interesting angle. A very good one. Also note prominent front-row display of wedding ring at when he’s speaking to the troops – a nice move. Reminder: he doesn’t oppose all wars. The ring’n’soldier bit is freeze-framed, so that we get the full benefit of our brave lads+wedding ring. Lovely stuff.

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