The Pope visits Lourdes…and some other stories on our radar:
ON THE TRAIL: Sen. John McCain is in New York City where he’ll make some television appearances. Sen. Barack Obama will be in New Hampshire. Sen. Biden is scheduled to be in San Antonio and Austin, TX and Sen. Palin will spend the day in Alaska.
NYPD CORRUPTION CASE: Scheduled date of court hearing for Sgt. William Valerio, charged with bank fraud, conspiracy and making false statements. Allegedly, Valerio advised Detective Luis Batista on ways to avoid being caught dealing crack cocaine.
BORDER PATROL AGENTS ARREST: Scheduled date of court hearings for U.S. Border Patrol contract workers Christopher Saint Lucero and Manley Smith. Allegedly, the two were supposed to transport illegal aliens back over the border, but instead took money from the men and let them go.
POPE BENEDICT VISIT: The Pope will meet with President Sarkozy and will also visit the Shrine at Lourdes to commemorate the 150th anniversary where the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared to a peasant girl Bernadette Soubirous.
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I became Independent when I got fed up with partisan politics. Now I hate the flotsam that gathers around the candidates and causes such division in the country. I know what I believe and how I feel, and I think the majority of Americans feel the same. The bickering of these professional cry babies who make sure they are taken care off but couldn't care less about the rest of us makes me sick. Let's just allow the candidates to campaign as they are – throw out the PC and let the people make up their minds. Media loves the blood bath and millions are taken in by it.
Gov. Palin just showed how much experience she really has. To her the Bush Doctrine is a Hair DO. I guess when your are tucked away in Alaska you do not hear much about doctrine. This is no laughing matter. If she becomes second in command she just told us that she will be a MAVERCIK and will not show a weakness as a woman but will be quick with the trigger. That's not the only way to go. AMERICA .....BE AFRAID BE VERY AFRAID.
The warring Republican party or the Democratic peace train?
There is no question that we can´t affort another war. There is no question the world can´t afford to go back to the cold war and the threat of nuclear stupidity. Please bring back the conversation to the facts: It is not about the people running for election, since it isn´t a popularity contest, about pretty candidates and vietnam veterans who spent their whole stint in prison. It´s about attitude and are we too proud to be world leaders for peace?
Stephen Yurica, Tilarán, Costa Rica
i get sick of McCain just saying what ever he thinks he needs to say to win even if it does not reflect his actual ideas.
Palin is ill-prepared and doesn't make a citizen like me secure. Thank you for allowing for a peek at this woman. She's frightening! She seemed angry when she answered questions that brought her lack of experience in the light.
In asking whether Palin knew about the "Bush Doctorine" question, David Gergen said "most people know what the Bush Doctorine is". Well, most of us aren't running for the replacement Commander in Chief either...
God help us if the republicans win and Sarah Palin is put into a position to make an executive decision.
Why is it you all have Sarah Palin on the mat, but never have anything from Joe Biden. You are not grilling him, like you grill her. Why is the news so down on her. Afraid? She is a breath of fresh air!
Correct me if I am wrong Anderson, but last I knew, Georgia is not a part of NATO so what is Sarah Palin talking about when she refers to our responsibility to NATO? I think she seemed blind sided during that interview and I am not impressed!
I am not at all impressed by Sarah Palin's interview, in fact I believe that either she is clueless about world issues, or is just reciting "talking points," which are lies, in order to by bypass the truth. This notion that Russia invaded the innocent Georgians is ridiculous and untrue. Even some members of Congress acknowledged the fact that it was in fact the Georgians who first attacked the South Ossetia and Russia stepped in to defend those people and stop the aggression, which they achieved. Wake up America!
When will people realize that Palin was obviously struggling to answer basic questions that any well versed person could answer. Media start saying what you truly feel. Its incredible how Palin's may potentially be in charge when she doesnt even know how to answer questions.
Please, please Anderson and CNN, if you do nothing else this political season, please take Sarah Palin to task. She is a farce. She is a pawn for a tired republican ticket. She is in no way equipped to be Vice President. I am delighted to see that you have begun to do so. Keep at it!