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More Debate on Abortion!

Freshman Hudson Todd’s November 12 Hustler column “Abortion is legal, right?” not only fails to develop its own thesis but also reveals a startling disdain for human life and differences of belief.  Todd posits that the Stupak-Pitts Amendment to H.R. 3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act, “is problematic, because abortion should be legal, [...]

Vice Presidential Debate Sticks to the Plan

Following a drop in pubic opinion as well as less than successful interviews with both Charlie Gibson and Katie Couric, expectations for Gov. Sarah Palin were fairly low for Thursday’s vice presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis. Sen. Joe Biden, generally thought to be more experienced and well versed in world affairs, had to worry about appearing patronizing or condescending. Personally preferring a Barr/Root ticket to either of the two presented, I was more than excited to take an objective look at this debate.

Debate Rules: Less than exciting

Detention…er…debate rules via Lynn Sweet (h/t Kleinheider): "An audience member will not be allowed to switch questions. Under the deal, the moderator may not ask followups or make comments. The person who asks the question will not be allowed a follow-up either, and his or her microphone will be turned off after the question is [...]