Saturday, May 10, 2008

Thought for the day

"Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without any proof."

-- Ashley Montague

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Another "Uniter not a Divider"?

Sam Stein / Huffington Post

As the battle over Indiana progressed between Sens Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton late Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning, a set of depressing polls numbers were finalized for John McCain.

In the GOP primaries in North Carolina and Indiana, the basically uncontested Republican nominee did not gain more than 80 percent of the vote.

In Indiana, McCain earned the backing of 78 percent of Republican primary voters, with exited candidates Mike Huckabee and Mitt Romney gaining 10 percent and five percent respectively. Congressman Ron Paul, who is still in the race, has received seven percent of the vote.

The numbers were even worse in North Carolina, where McCain won 74 percent of the vote, with Huckabee earning 12 percent, Paul earning seven percent, and four percent of Republican primary goers simply voting "no preference."

More after the click ...

My comment:

Having divided the country for eight years, the Republican Party now works to divide itself out of existence.

Thought for the day

"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."

-- Krishnamurti