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October 2008 Entries

Obama's Abortion Train Wreck

The pro-life Susan B. Anthony List group is going for a little shock and awe in an abortion mailer they're sending out about Barack Obama's record on the subject.

posted @ Thursday, October 30, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Brody File to Host CNN Show

Narcissism alert!

posted @ Thursday, October 30, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

I'm on Twitter!

I finally did it. I took the plunge. I'm in Twitter. I'm twittering. I'm full of tweets. I'm full of other stuff too.

posted @ Thursday, October 30, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

New Abortion Ad on Christian Radio

Hey conservative Evangelicals! I've got news for you. You may not like it.

posted @ Wednesday, October 29, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Brody on Videotape: Jeremiah Wright and Christian Radio Ad

Watch my appearance on CBN Newswatch today. I talk about the new pro-Obama campaign ad on Christian radio and the new campaign ad about Jeremiah Wright.

posted @ Wednesday, October 29, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

McCain's Church Outreach

The Brody File has obtained this piece of campaign literature being distributed in multiple states through the McCain campaign's multi-Church outreach program. To have a look at it, click here. 

posted @ Wednesday, October 29, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

The Jeremiah Wright Ad...Not From McCain

John McCain won’t be bringing up Jeremiah Wright but a Republican PAC has. Watch the campaign ad against Obama here: <

posted @ Tuesday, October 28, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

McCain Hits Obama on National Security

John McCain thinks Barack Obama is dangerously unprepared to be President. Watch his latest television ad here . <

posted @ Tuesday, October 28, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

What Will an Obama White House Mean?

What will an Obama White House be like? In his column today, conservative Pat Buchanan lays out his scenario. Read below:

posted @ Tuesday, October 28, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

The Mountain West

The Brody File was in Las Vegas over the weekend reporting on the key mountain west region. Watch my report on The 700 Club above.

posted @ Monday, October 27, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Exclusive: New Pro-Obama Ad Debuts on Christian Radio: Called “Source of Hope”

If you listen to Christian radio, get ready to hear Barack Obama talking about his Christian journey. And it's coming to a red state near you. <

posted @ Monday, October 27, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Voter's Guide for Serious Christians, Catholics

Robin Mazyck here with a guest blog for The Brody File.

posted @ Monday, October 27, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Moral Issues Major Concern in Election

Robin Mazyck here with a guest blog for The Brody File.

posted @ Monday, October 27, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

test for tyler

hi tyler.. does pastor warren's head look elongated?? this clip is only 5 seconds long. i shortened it, so it would post quickly. please play it and let me know what you think.

posted @ Wednesday, October 22, 2008 9:35 PM | Feedback (0)

Rally Chants of “Vote McCain: Not Barack Hussein”

Don’t think for a minute that things aren’t getting a little ugly at some McCain/Palin rallies/ Check out the following video by clicking here. <

posted @ Wednesday, October 22, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Is Biden Obama’s Worst Nightmare?

Hey Joe? Where have you gone? Ever since Biden’s ‘testing” comments regarding Obama and a major crisis, Biden apparently is staying as far away from the media as possible. If Biden isn't careful, he could end up being the "October Surprise" for Obama. Read below from CBS News: <

posted @ Wednesday, October 22, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Sarah Palin to Dobson: “I Can Feel the Power of Prayer”

Can I get an amen from the chorus? Here’s an Evangelical “ca-ching” moment. Sarah Palin spoke with Focus on the Family Founder James Dobson today on the radio. There was a lot of love in the room flowing both ways. <

posted @ Wednesday, October 22, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

"David the Blogger"

With all this "Joe the plumber" talk on the campaign trail, I've decided to change my name. Please don't refer to me any more as "The Brody File". I want to now be referred to as "David the Blogger"

posted @ Wednesday, October 22, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Are you “Joe the Plumber”?

John McCain is out with a new TV ad. It seems like everybody is “Joe the Plumber”. Are you? Watch here. <

posted @ Wednesday, October 22, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Sarah Palin Interview on The 700 Club

The Brody File's full report on the Sarah Palin interviewed aired Tuesday on The 700 Club. Watch the story above.

posted @ Tuesday, October 21, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Palin to Appear on Dr. Dobson Radio Show

Sarah palin heads into friendly territory Wednesday when she will be on Dr. James Dobson's Focus on the Family radio program. Read more from the Colorado Springs Gazette below:

posted @ Monday, October 20, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

700 Club: Palin Signals Support for Federal Marriage Amendment

Watch the one minute video clip above where Sarah Palin talks about her support for a federal marriage amendment and how faith in God is being mocked in the media. This aired in The 700 Club's news segment this morning.

posted @ Monday, October 20, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Brody Discusses Palin Interview

The Brody File appeared on our CBN Newswatch program this afternoon. I provided analysis on the Colin Powell endorsement and my interview with Governor Sarah Palin.

posted @ Monday, October 20, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Palin on Obama's Troop Funding Vote: What are you thinking?

If Sarah Palin had Barack Obama in a room all alone, what would she ask him? In my one on one interview with the Alaska Governor, she answers that question.

posted @ Monday, October 20, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Palin Signals Support for Federal Marriage Amendment

In a one-on-one interview with The Brody File, Vice-Presidential candidate Sarah Palin signaled her support for a federal marriage amendment. Up to this point, she hadn't really said one way or the other whether she officially supports one.

posted @ Monday, October 20, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Palin Explains the Katie Couric 'Newspaper' Answer

Remember that question Katie Couric asked Sarah Palin about which newspapers she reads? Palin never answered the question and since then many have wondered why. I was curious myself so I asked her about it.

posted @ Monday, October 20, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Palin's Tina Fey Impression

Watch Sarah Palin's Tina Fey impression above.

posted @ Monday, October 20, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Palin Would Say 'Palling Around with Terrorist Line' Again

In an exclusive one-on-one interview with The Brody File, Vice-Presidential candidate Sarah Palin says she would have no problem using the "palling around with terrorist" line again when describing Barack Obama's relationship with Bill Ayers.

posted @ Monday, October 20, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Palin on the Angry Tone at Rallies

In a one-on-one interview with The Brody File, Vice-Presidential candidate Sarah Palin says she has not personally heard vicious attacks directed at Barack Obama at her rallies. If she ever were to hear any, she says she would put an end to it.

posted @ Monday, October 20, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Palin on God's Hand of Protection

Vice-Presidential candidate Sarah Palin prays that her children won't be affected by all the negative attention brought her way.

posted @ Monday, October 20, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Palin Discusses Baptism Moment

Governor Sarah Palin had a life changing moment in Alaska when she was younger. She was baptized in a lake in Alaska. She opens up about that special moment in this exclusive one-on-one interview with The Brody File.

posted @ Monday, October 20, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Palin: Faith, God in General has been Mocked Through this Campaign

Governor Sarah Palin tells The Brody File that "faith and God" have been mocked throughout this campaign. The Vice-Presidential candidate really opens up in this answer and takes some shots at the media. But she also defends her faith and speaks strongly about her belief in God being in control of all things.

posted @ Monday, October 20, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Palin: Obama's Abortion Stance is so Extreme

Governor Sarah Palin tells The Brody File that Barack Obama is trying to "pretty-up" his abortion record, but she calls him out on it saying he is "so far left that it is way out of the mainstream."

posted @ Monday, October 20, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Palin on Why She Doesn't Interview with Cable Networks

In my one-on-one interview with Gov. Sarah Palin, she explains to The Brody File why she's avoided doing interviews with the 24/7 cable networks. Chalk it up to the media filter.

posted @ Sunday, October 19, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Palin vs Obama in Basketball One on one

Could Sarah Palin beat Barack Obama in a game of one on one basketball? They both love hoops.

posted @ Sunday, October 19, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Brody File to Interview Palin One-on-One

The Brody File is scheduled to sit down one-on-one with Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin this weekend in Lancaster, Pa. Expect to see clips from the interview first thing Monday morning on The Brody File.

posted @ Friday, October 17, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

McCain Comes out Swinging

 I was live on The 700 Club Thursday morning talking about John McCain's debate performance.

posted @ Thursday, October 16, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Brody File's Post Debate Analysis on TV

I was on The 700 Club Wednesday night at 11pm after the presidential debate. Watch my analysis above.

posted @ Thursday, October 16, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

McCain Dings Obama at Hofstra Debate

Wednesday night John McCain put a dent in the Obama persona. There’s no doubt that out of all the debates this fall, John McCain had his best one at Hofstra University. He was able to pokes some holes in Obama’s armor. He nicked him with Ayers, ACORN, public financing, negative advertising, abortion and yes, Joe the Plumber. <

posted @ Thursday, October 16, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Chris Dodd on the Last Debate

I took a tour of the "spin room" for the final for the last time during this election season and caught up with Sen. Chris Dodd of Connecticut. He thought John McCain's performance was better, but not good enough. Find out why by clicking play above.

posted @ Wednesday, October 15, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Debate Round Three: What to Expect

I'm at Hofstra University in the media filing center waiting for tonight's debate to begin. There's a lot at stake.  Many are wondering if John McCain will go negative.  Get my thoughts on how this will all play out by clicking the play button above.

posted @ Wednesday, October 15, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Obama Campaign Responds to Jackson's Comments on Israel

You think the Obama campaign doesn't want Jesse Jackson to just shut up and go away? They're now putting out a fire after Jackson made some controversial remarks about an Obama administration and Israel. Read below from ABC News:

posted @ Wednesday, October 15, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

McCain's Goal at Debate Tonight

Hi everybody. I'm here in Hemptead, Long Island reporting from the site of tonight's debate at Hofstra University.

posted @ Wednesday, October 15, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Why Joe and John Won the Last Debate

Surrogates, pundits and journalists looking for answers filled the "spin room" at the last Presidential debate at Hofstra University.  I caught up with RNC Chairman Mike Duncan. Duncan thought  it was a great night for "Joe the Plumber." and John McCain. Click play above to find out why.

posted @ Wednesday, October 15, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Is Bill Ayers Fair Game?

The McCain campaign thinks Bill Ayers is a legitimate topic of discussion. The Obama campaign thinks this is much to do about nothing. So is Bill Ayers fair game? As Sarah Palin would say, “You betcha.” <

posted @ Tuesday, October 14, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Video Analysis of McCain, Obama Speeches

The Brody File made an appearance on CBN News' Newswatch program today. I provided analysis on today’s speeches by McCain and Obama plus a look at the new abortion attack ad against Obama. <

posted @ Monday, October 13, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Exclusive: New TV Ad Attacks Obama on Abortion

Obama is getting hit on abortion from all sides now. First it was National Right to Life. Then Sarah Palin over the weekend. Now? The Family Research Council Action PAC will begin running TV commercials targeting Obama and abortion. <

posted @ Monday, October 13, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

John McCain: Kung Fu Fighting

Fight. Fight. Fight. Fight. Fight. Fight. Shall I keep going? John McCain came out with a new type of tactic today in a Virginia Beach speech today to try and convince Americans he’s the guy they need to elect. Basically, McCain ditched the negative for the most part and explained what he would do as President. The theme is that he’s a “fighter.” He was "Kung Fu Fighting." Click here to see McCain in action. <

posted @ Monday, October 13, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Trooper-Gate Impact

With the Palin Trooper-gate report now in, let’s start with the bad news for Sarah Palin. Anytime “abuse of power” and your name are mentioned in an investigative report it is NOT a good day. Clearly, Palin is taking hit after hit from the Obama campaign and the Democratic National Committee. <

posted @ Saturday, October 11, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Palin Slams Obama on Abortion

First Bill Ayers. Now abortion. Sarah Palin continued her attacks on Barack Obama today in Johnstown Pennsylvania and the topic was abortion. She slammed him. Read some of her comments below and then get my analysis. <

posted @ Saturday, October 11, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Poll: Obama More “Friendlier Towards Religion than McCain

Imagine if I told you four years ago that voters felt John Kerry was friendlier to religion than George Bush? You would say that is crazy and you’d be right. But in 2008, a new poll published by Faith in Public Life shows that voters actually think Barack Obama , a Democrat, is slightly more friendlier to religion than John McCain. Read some of the findings below: <

posted @ Wednesday, October 08, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

No Game-Changing Moment

It's the day after the second Presidential debate and the game remains unchanged. Neither John McCain nor Barack Obama delivered any sort of knock out punch.

posted @ Wednesday, October 08, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Brody Debate Analysis on The 700 Club

Watch David's post debate analysis from Wednesday's The 700 Club.

posted @ Wednesday, October 08, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

McCain's Strong Debate Performance

John McCain likes the sport of boxing. Tuesday night at the debate in Nashville, Tennessee McCain did his best Sugar Ray Leonard impersonation. He was jabbing Obama and then moving swiftly to higher ground. It was a performance reminiscent of his successful New Hampshire Town Hall meetings. He was energetic, aggressive and lively. Was it enough to be a game changer? No but The Brody File is starting to get the impression that if there’s going to be a game changer it won’t come in the

posted @ Wednesday, October 08, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Wasserman Schultz on Obama's Performance

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida is supporting Barack Obama. I caught up with her after tonight's Presidential debate and asked her about Obama's performance.

posted @ Wednesday, October 08, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Charlie Black on McCain's Performance

After the debate ended, I caught up with senior McCain advisor Charlie Black. He shared his thoughts with me on how tonight's debate went.

posted @ Wednesday, October 08, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

How can McCain Beat Obama in Tonight's Debate?

Brody File producer Robin Mazyck here with a guest blog. I caught up with McCain spokesman Tucker Bounds in the media filing center and asked him about tonight's Presidential debate and the type of strategy McCain needs to implore in order to win.

posted @ Tuesday, October 07, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Spinning Tonight's Debate

Bill Burton, Barack Obama's National Spokesman just issued the following "spin" release in advance of tonight's debate.

posted @ Tuesday, October 07, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

McCain Ad Accuses Obama of Lying

The McCain campaign believes Barack Obama is a liar. Their new ad is up and it is pretty straight forward about it. Watch it here.

posted @ Tuesday, October 07, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Is it Too Late for McCain?

John McCain and his campaign are trying to do everything they can to paint Barack Obama as a lefty liberal who lacks the character, judgement and experience to be President of the United States. As a matter of fact, The Brody File has stumbled upon the McCain strategy plan layed out in diagram form. Click here to see it.

posted @ Monday, October 06, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Evangelicals Take on McCain

A new poll by Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly sheds some light on a very interesting Evangelical voting pattern. Read below:

posted @ Monday, October 06, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Obama and Rapper Nas

Barack Obama has his hands full with ties to Bill Ayers and Tony Rezco but one area that hasn't received as much attention are his ties to rap artists. Some of them are downright controversial. One of them, Nas, was trotted out by the Obama campaign this weekend. Read below from The Hampton Roads newspaper in Virginia over the weekend:

posted @ Monday, October 06, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Palin Gets Even More Forceful on Ayers/Obama Connection

Oh my. If you thought Sarah Palin’s comments about Bill Ayers were a big deal over the weekend, wait until you get a load of what she said today at a campaign stop in Clearwater, Florida. Sarah Barracuda is on the loose. Read her comments about Ayers below: <

posted @ Monday, October 06, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

The Day After

Take a minute to watch my live report that aired on The 700 Club this morning. I gave a wrap of last night's VP debate. Click on the play button above to watch my report and analysis.

posted @ Friday, October 03, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Brody TV Analysis of VP Debate

I was on The 700 Club after last night's VP debate. Get my take on the only VP debate of the election by clicking on the play button above.

posted @ Friday, October 03, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Palin Hurdles Over the Bar in VP Debate

Let’s start with this reality. The Sarah Palin critics were hoping she would blow it. They were looking for the “deer in the headlights” look. They were hoping for a national embarrassment. Indeed, the bar was low for Palin going into this vice-presidential debate in St. Louis but she didn’t just walk over that bar. She hurdled over it in Olympic fashion. <

posted @ Friday, October 03, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Joe Lieberman Calls Palin's Performance a "Homerun"

I had a chance to talk to Joe Lieberman in the spin room here in St. Louis after the vice-presidential debate. Watch his comments above. He thought Palin had an unbelievable night.. What a shock.

posted @ Friday, October 03, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Obama's Douglass on VP Debate

Barack Obama's Senior Advisor Linda Douglass spoke with me here in the spin room in St. Louis after the vice-presidential debate. Watch her comments above.

posted @ Friday, October 03, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Brody Previews VP Debate

I am in St. Louis preparing for tonights VP debate. Click on the play button above to watch my analysis.

posted @ Thursday, October 02, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Debate Preview

Watch my take on what to expect at tonight's VP debate. Click the play button above.

posted @ Thursday, October 02, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Anti-McCain Gambling Ads Make the Rounds

A follow-up now from the other day when The Brody File reported that the Democratic National Committee released web ads slamming McCain for his lobbyist ties to the gambling industry.

posted @ Wednesday, October 01, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Exclusive: 'Pro-Life, Pro-Obama' Web site Unveiled

Barack Obama may be pro-choice, but don't tell that to the Matthew 25 Network. They are a PAC supporting Barack Obama for president and they believe his policies are definitely pro-life.

posted @ Wednesday, October 01, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Debate Prayer Rallies for Palin

Sarah Palin is getting some help from some Evangelical friends and pastors she's never met.

posted @ Wednesday, October 01, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Palin Says Her Faith is Mocked

Sarah Palin sat down with radio host Hugh Hewitt Tuesday and was asked the following question:

posted @ Wednesday, October 01, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)