October’s thunder came from November’s elections

October 31st, 2006|by Michael Ashley Schulman, Perspectives, The Big Picture, Writers|

October’s thunder came from the clamor and anticipation of November’s elections which were predicted to move many contested offices into Democratic hands; top issues included runaway federal spending, illegal immigration, crimes in Iraq, and national security. Other populace emotions were mixed as relatively low gasoline prices boosted consumer sentiment while near record US troop deaths […]