Getting poli-ticked off. :)

It’s about time I said it: I’m not a Sarah Palin fan. Neither am I enamored of John McCain. In fact, I slightly abhor conservative pundits like Sean Hannity who are clearly in the GOP’s pocket. However, in terms of who’s policies will leave the US in the black, I’d have to go with conservative principles of less government spending on things that a responsible people could conceivably afford to pay for. This election has already been won by the usual suspects i.e. the Republicans because I just have this gut feeling. The Republican machine is an expert at smear tactics and right now, they are pulling out all the stops. As their “pitbull” a.k.a. Sarah Palin said, the shoes come on and the gloves come off. Before anyone thinks I’m being disrespectful, she called herself a “pitbull” on national TV. It’s a sad truth that she was picked for the single purpose of getting everyone in a tizzy and in a way, I think she has not arrived at this important position of contender for vice president in the right way i.e. by dint of hard work, etc. She was doing a darn fine job in Alaska from all accounts, but I am nervous about her being vice president.Don’t get me started on John McCain’s blatant disregard for his opponent during the two debates. He is really becoming crochety and it’s showing. I’m not going to post any “facts” or whatnot. Feel free to do your own independent digging and come to your own conclusions. I’ll leave you with some links:

  1. Memeorandum = Political news site/aggregator (right or left leaning depending on issue of the day)
  2. Google News = unbiased news aggregator
  3. NYTimes
  4. Yahoo News
  5. CNN
  6. BBC
  7. Google
  8. PolitiFact Truth-O-Meter
  9. Project Vote Smart
  10. FactCheck
  11. FedSpending
  12. OpenCongress
  13. OpenSecrets

There is a lot of information out there and it’s almost like drinking from a firehose. Anyhow, enough of politics. Work has been sporadic. Or I guess I should say I haven’t been as productive as I could have been. It’s been raining for the past 2 days and for some reason, it feels rather gloomy. That’s all I have. I’ll be upbeat tomorrow. 🙂