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Quote of the Week

“Hey, you know what, Nostradamus? How ’bout if you just sit this one out?” Bill Mahar, commenting on Bill Kristol’s inaccurate predictions about the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

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The Alaska Daily News Story

Go to this link and read this story. This is a thing that will be overlooked by many/most unless they are Sarah Palin watchers (of either stripe)or they are somehow involved with providing care to the elderly and/or disabled. This … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“So far the recently verbose Mr. Cheney isn’t talking.” –Rachel Maddow, commenting on the program that the CIA hid from Congress. The Rachel Maddow Show

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Bloggers on the Bus

Bloggers on the Bus Eric Boehlert Free Press Simon and Schuster, 2009 “In many ways Clinton was the AOL to Obama’s Google during the campaign season. Online, she represented the more lumbering, established giant, and he was the nimble newcomer. … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin Quits

The Sig-O told me. I came out of the computer room to get a glass of water and he said, “It’s on Fox; Sarah Palin is stepping down as Governor.” (Yes, he watches Fox. I know, I know.) Apparently she … Continue reading

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Push, Pull, or Get Out of the Way

On January 21, 2009, President Barack Obama signed executive orders that promised the closing of Guantanamo, outlined policy options for the treatment of detainees, and guaranteed that the United States would stop torturing prisoners of war and would abide by … Continue reading

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When the Corn is Knee-high on the 4th of July

US Senator Amy Krobushar, the junior/senior/only senator from Minnesota, was grinning, as the saying goes, from ear to ear on the Rachel Maddow show tonight. Her first words to the guest host–“I can’t believe Rachel’s not here to see this!” … Continue reading

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Don’t Cry for Mark, Argentina

(Update/Letdown/Spoiler Alert: He was just having an affair, the big idiot.) I put on my Facebook page that I was loving the unfolding saga of the Mysterious Disappearing Governor of South Carolina. I mean, now that we know he’s alive … Continue reading

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The Governor of Texas

The governor of Texas wants to secede from the United States because the federal government is too oppressive. The governor of Texas wants $267 million from the federal government to help his state address the H1N1 virus outbreak. The governor … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

Politically, we have become a sports bar nation with partisans cheering for their team in much the same way they cheer for the Yankees or the Red Sox. If an umpire’s call or a pundit’s analysis helps one side, that … Continue reading

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