There are moments that remind me why I love the game of baseball. Tonight’s first pitch in Texas Stadium before Game 4 of the World Series was one of those moments. Did you notice that George W. drove the cart out himself? And how proud were Barbara and Laura in the front row? Say what […]
Archive for October, 2010
What a noxious piece of “reporting” this is. The average Marine is younger than those in the other military services, and more likely to be a trigger-puller. Youth and weapons probably explain this rash of recent shootings at Marine targets in the Washington area, including a second fusillade at the National Museum of the Marine […]
Poor John Kerry. He can see the tidal wave coming for his party and it’s clearly distressing him beyond all reason. With his party braced for defeats in the midterm elections, the 2004 Democratic presidential nominee told the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce on Thursday that a Republican machine – fueled by talk show hosts […]
If you are a state legislator, and you’re trying to slow-play your Governor’s fiscal reform plans because you figure if you wait him out, popular sentiment will swing to your side, there are a couple things you can, and probably should do. Take up a number of frivolous bills and claim they are long-neglected matters […]
Since we’re coming down to Election Day faster than the Road Runner on a desert straightaway, I figure it was time to bring out a big gun for Episode 62. Nathan Wurtzel is a friend of mine who is also a crack political observer and quite a good consultant. We went on a little tour […]
Feds Arrest Man Who Was Planning Attack on DC Subway System. No Word If He’s Catholic or Lutheran Yet.
Whether we like it or not, there’s still a war on. Authorities say a Virginia man took surveillance footage of three Metro stations in Arlington and passed the images to federal investigators posing as al Qaeda operatives as part of a sting operation to designed to disrupt attacks authorities say the man was planning. Farooque […]