From the daily archives: Monday, October 15, 2007

The LA Times is reporting that the top Democratic presidential candidates are SLAUGHTERING the Republicans in fundraising…

Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton ended September with more money in the bank than rival Barack Obama, holding $35 million cash on hand for the presidential primary contests to his $32 million.

Both were far ahead of Rudy Giuliani, the money leader on the Republican side, underscoring the financial disparity between the parties. Giuliani reported $11.6 million in the bank for the GOP primary.

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PD Openers is reporting that Dennis Kucinich has only raised $40 for his congressional reelection.

As though this matters.

The guy has national name recognition. International even. Also- he’s raised over a million bucks for his presidential campaign!

And, while Dennis appears on TV for FREE almost every week in one of the democratic presidential debates or on one of his late night talk show appearances, his primary competitors (Palmer and Ferris) can’t even afford a crappy radio commercial with the money they’ve raised.

Rosemary Palmer raised $28,719 last quarter and has $26,297 in the bank.

Barbara […]

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In what might be the least surprising development ever (after all, we already knew Bush wanted to attack Iraq before 9/11), it appears Qwest was approached by the government to spy on Americans several months before that big event that allegedly “changed everything”, and has been used to justify virtually everything this Administration has attempted.

A former Qwest Communications International executive, appealing a conviction for insider trading, has alleged that the government withdrew opportunities for contracts worth hundreds of millions of dollars after Qwest refused to participate in an unidentified National Security Agency program that the company thought might […]

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Since I’m allegedly a pro-terrorist blogger, I suppose I should be the one to post about this here on Plunderbund. An open letter to Christians has been issued by a diverse collection of Muslims.

Scores of Muslim clerics, theologians and academics issued an open letter yesterday to all Christian leaders saying the two religions need to work more closely together, given that they share the basic principles of worshiping one God and loving thy neighbor.

In sweeping terms, the letter notes that 55 percent of the world’s population is either Christian or Muslim, “making the relationship between these two […]

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