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Trusting Governor Palin

I can see no good reason why Sarah Palin’s religious upbringing should clash with her performance as vice president.  Many previous candidates have been elected and served without their personal beliefs becoming an issue.  The question, then and now, was whether or not the office-holders would permit their personal issues to affect their adherence to the oath of office.

The presidency is different from any other job in the Federal government, in that there are few real checks and balances regarding matters such as these.  Continue reading


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As host, McCain invites speculation

A senior McCain aide confirmed yesterday that Romney and his wife, Ann, are among 20 couples McCain and his wife have invited for the weekend, along with Governor Charlie Crist of Florida and newly elected Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana.

But the aide insisted that the gathering “is a purely social visit” in a scenic part of Arizona.

As host, McCain invites speculation – The Boston Globe