Sunday, August 02, 2009

TODAY'S NEWS HEADLINES for INDEPENDENT VOTERS

INDEPENDENT VOTERS
Lots of stuff on Obama's poll numbers among independents--everybody is weighing in! Independents have been on the cutting edge of elections and national issues for years now. Independents supported Obama mostly over the issue of the war in Iraq. Are we gonna get health care reform? I would venture that independents are not nearly as "conservative" as gets projected in the MSM -- but they are independent. And pragmatic. Stay tuned!

BLOOMBERG 09

NY STATE
Pedro Espada continues to be the hero of the day for NY State politics!
  • 'Identity politics' increasingly shaping NY policy (Newsday) Espada, the force behind this summer's coup, thinks identify politics in too narrow a term to define the action.
  • Bronx group honors gridlock-causing Pedro Espada as 'Senator of the Year' (BY ERICA PEARSON AND LEO STANDORA, DAILY NEWS)

ON THE BLOGS
Recommended reading by The Hankster:
  • A Rough Guide to the Third Party and Independent Blogosphere (Poli-Tea)
  • Partisan Voting (Life)

LAST WORD
"With reform, insurance companies will have to abide by a yearly cap on how much you can be charged for your out-of-pocket expenses. No one in America should go broke because of an illness." - President Obama

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