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  • Bill Ayers, Obama: Parting ways on war

     
    by Mark Silva Our friend and colleague Clarence Page notes that President Barack Obama has lost at least one old friend on one issue: Chicago's Bill Ayers, on the escalation of the war in Afghanistan. Obama was criticized for "palin'......
  • Palin, TEA Party, won't 'sit down, shut up'

     
    by Mark Silva Sarah Palin, fresh from an appearance at the TEA Party Convention where she derided President Barack Obama for "the politics of personality,'' insists that the nascent political organization is just fine without a leader. "It's much bigger.....
  • Bill Ayers dumps Obama

     
    To hear the right-wing crowd, you would think Bill Ayers and President Barack Obama were joined at the hip. Who could forget Sarah Palin's charge that Obama was "palin' around with terrorists"? Well, goodbye to all that. The 1960s Weather......
  • Memo to protesters: Shutup and stop trying to shut people up

     
    Memo to the anti-war protesters who shouted down Karl Rove and forced him to cancel a public appearance/book-signing (story) and to the ninnies who forced the cancellation of a speech by former 60s' radical Bill Ayers (story): Protest all you......
  • Fear stalks: Obama and radical chic

     
    In the rhetoric of our presidential elections, the GOP argued with impressive results that despite heading America's majority party, Democrats George McGovern, Jimmy Carter, Walter Mondale, Michael Dukakis, Al Gore, Howard Dean and John Kerry were lily-...
  • What's the deal with Larry?

     
    Once, years ago, Newsday regularly quoted a man named Larry Johnson, a former CIA and State Department counterterrorism expert, on various intelligence matters, because he was both helpful and astute. This year, close followers of Campaign 2008 would...
  • Tuesday read: Ten stories

     
    Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine is in "serious talks" with Obama over the veep slot, says the Washington Post. McCain has a spot removed from his face, biopsy in progress, a reminder of age and health issues -- one of......
  • The Gloves Come Off As Candidates Get Personal

    With less than 30 days until the election it's getting ugly between both presidential campaigns as each camp gets into attack mode. Over the weekend, vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin flipped the switch on the smear machine, questioning Barack...
  • Bill Ayers At UConn

    A radical coming to campus. You may remember Bill Ayers as a bomb-blasting left-winger during the 60's, or more recently as the controversial figure with ties to Barack Obama during his run for president. Thursday afternoon, Ayers will bring all his...
  • Excerpts from Bill Ayers' book update

    Excerpts from the new afterword in the re-issue of William Ayers' 2001 memoir, "Fugitive Days," which recounts his days with the radical 1960s group Weather Underground: "I said that I regretted many things -- for example, in the political movement, I...
  • Bill Ayers: Barack Obama a 'family friend'

    In a new afterword to his memoir, 1960s radical William Ayers describes himself as a "family friend" of President-elect Barack Obama and writes that the campaign controversy over their relationship was an effort by Obama's political enemies to "deepen a...
  • 'Fugitive Days: Memoirs of an Antiwar Activist,' by Bill Ayers

    'Fugitive Days: Memoirs of an Antiwar Activist,' by Bill Ayers
    Fugitive Days Memoirs of an Antiwar Activist Bill Ayers With a New Afterword by the Author Beacon Press: 316 pp., $15 paper With time running out on his bid for the White House, John McCain used the final presidential debate to play his Bill Ayers...