Archive for August, 2010

Here’s What You Need to Know About the President’s Iraq Speech

Here’s What You Need to Know About the President’s Iraq Speech

| August 31, 2010 | 1 Reply

The President is due to read a speech in just a few minutes on the state of affairs, and our stunning victory, in Iraq. All you really need to know about the speech are three things: The President spent more time turning our Oval Office into something resembling a rich guy’s rumpus room than he […]

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Can We Just Send the Democratic Leadership Some Shipping Crates Now?

Can We Just Send the Democratic Leadership Some Shipping Crates Now?

| August 30, 2010 | 7 Replies

This is huge. Republicans lead by 51% to 41% among registered voters in Gallup weekly tracking of 2010 congressional voting preferences. The 10-percentage-point lead is the GOP’s largest so far this year and is its largest in Gallup’s history of tracking the midterm generic ballot for Congress… This marks the fifth week in a row […]

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No, You Didn’t Hear “Boo!”, You Heard “Woo! Woo!”

No, You Didn’t Hear “Boo!”, You Heard “Woo! Woo!”

| August 29, 2010 | 1 Reply

As you no doubt know*, I’m a fan of “ghost hunting” shows and, one day, I’d love to be involved in a legitimate ghost hunt (as opposed to those hunts where you pay 50 bucks and you get a tour guide a glorified haunted house amusement park ride). When I do finally get on that […]

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Palin Jealously is Such an Ugly, Hilarious Thing

Palin Jealously is Such an Ugly, Hilarious Thing

| August 29, 2010 | 6 Replies

Let me sum up this air-biscuit of an editorial in today’s New York Times thusly: Sarah Palin is is a mean, racist, stupid conservative who is bad for women but who has, due to powers we are quite willing to attribute to witchcraft, inspired more women to get involved in politics in just a couple […]

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Where They See “Thousands”, I See Multitudes

Where They See “Thousands”, I See Multitudes

| August 28, 2010 | 2 Replies

Let the media sapper operation against Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Honor” rally begin! Here is how ABC is headlining the rally in Washington, DC today: Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Honor” Rally Draws Thousands Well, sure, “thousands” is accurate, but so is “tens of thousands”. In fact, the latter is more accurate, wouldn’t you say? How about another […]

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I’m Not Dead! I’m Getting Better!

I’m Not Dead! I’m Getting Better!

| August 28, 2010 | 1 Reply

I know blogging has been slow here in the past few days, and my “slow” I mean “completely nonexistent”. I’ve been dealing with a bit of a health issue that’s slowed me down. But I’m feeling better this weekend (though not 100 percent) and I even felt like taking a walk! Blogging will recommence shortly. […]

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Flushed with JournoList Success, The Daily Caller Produces Something That Should Be Flushed.

Flushed with JournoList Success, The Daily Caller Produces Something That Should Be Flushed.

| August 23, 2010 | 8 Replies

Tucker Carlson’s $3 million vanity project, The Daily Caller isn’t going to be around much longer if it continues to print garbage like this as news. Jonathan Strong sallied forth today to smite the right-wing blogosphere a mighty blow, perhaps because his boss took a bit too much heat for his week-long JournoList transcriptions. Unfortunately, […]

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The Fedora Takes Over Ricochet

The Fedora Takes Over Ricochet

| August 23, 2010 | Reply

I have become quite a fan of what Rob Long; Peter Robinson; editors James Poulos and Diane Ellis; and a whole host of stellar bloggers are doing over at Ricochet. One of its new features is Guest Contributor Week, for which the editorial staff corrals a blogger and lets them post pretty much as they […]

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I Don’t Think the President Has Room in His Life for Another God

I Don’t Think the President Has Room in His Life for Another God

| August 20, 2010 | 7 Replies

I’m not prepared to call this Jake Tapper piece journalism. It reads like a tiny bit of uninspired propaganda, like Tapper felt obliged to write the post and swing a stick desultorily on the President’s behalf. A new poll from the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life indicates that the number of Americans who erroneously […]

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Nancy Pelosi, Over the Edge.

Nancy Pelosi, Over the Edge.

| August 18, 2010 | 1 Reply

I do believe Nancy Pelosi has lost her mind. The pressure of mentally inhabiting one dimension while existing physically in another has broken the poor lady’s psyche. I can’t think of any other reason to explain her current level of megalomaniacal paranoia. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday said she supports an investigation into groups […]

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