Category: General

Your Health Insurance, But Not Your Choice

Your Health Insurance, But Not Your Choice

| July 12, 2009 | 3 Replies

Melissa Clouther, who knows a thing or three about health care, has some sage words of advice: There is one thing you should know, yea two things that should make your decision: One, we simply cannot afford government-run health care. Period. That idea should be the foundation of any plan you see. If a plan […]

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Getting Schooled in Freedom and Trade by Lula

Getting Schooled in Freedom and Trade by Lula

| March 14, 2009 | 1 Reply

Fausta has been liveblogging the press conference with President Obama and President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of Brazil, best known to everyone but our own State Department as Lula. It makes for interesting reading, but here’s her takeaway line: Obama’s talking progressive policies, Lula is talking about free trade and business. You can see […]

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Every Call Was Completely Innocent and Above-Board, Right?

Every Call Was Completely Innocent and Above-Board, Right?

| December 16, 2008 | Reply

Would you look at that plot thickening? Sneed hears rumbles President-elect Barack Obama’s chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, is reportedly on 21 different taped conversations by the feds — dealing with his boss’ vacant Senate seat! A lot of chit-chat? Hot air? Or trouble? Meanwhile, Rahm Emmanuel seems to have disappeared even though his boss […]

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Democrats Go Old-School, and That Ain't Good

Democrats Go Old-School, and That Ain't Good

| December 15, 2008 | Reply

The strange story of Hillary Clinton’s soon-to-be vacant Senate seat gets even more strange. Let me see if I can sort it out to make it look less strange. New York Governor David Paterson, who is only Governor because the former Governor after being caught out hiring a high-priced but not particularly-attractive hooker, needs to […]

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Reid: Thank God I Don't Have To Smell the Commoners Anymore!

Reid: Thank God I Don't Have To Smell the Commoners Anymore!

| December 2, 2008 | 2 Replies

When Harry Reid says you stink, he really means it. “My staff tells me not to say this, but I’m going to say it anyway,” said Reid in his remarks. “In the summer because of the heat and high humidity, you could literally smell the tourists coming into the Capitol. It may be descriptive but […]

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The Economic Eeyores Blew it Badly

The Economic Eeyores Blew it Badly

| November 30, 2008 | Reply

Will we be hearing stories this week about how the Economic Eeyores were dead wrong about their doom and gloom predictions for this weekend? I wouldn’t hold my breath. But they were wrong. Not only was Black Friday up a full 3 percent over last year, but this whole weekend was up 7.2 percent from […]

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Dems Excited about Climate Change. Everyone Else, Not So Much.

Dems Excited about Climate Change. Everyone Else, Not So Much.

| November 29, 2008 | Reply

Isn’t it just like the Democrats to be all excited about boarding a sinking ship? John Kerry is all fired up about having the United States finally lead the charge to save the planet from manmade global warming. “It’s a very exciting time. It’s a moment we have been waiting for, many of us, for […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

| November 27, 2008 | 1 Reply

I wanted to take a moment to wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving today. Let’s all take a few minutes to find a solid dozen things for which we can be grateful. I’m sure that it won’t take us very long to do that. We live in an incredible country that gives us an unprecedented […]

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Now You, Too, Can Be in on Your Favorite Geek's Jokes

Now You, Too, Can Be in on Your Favorite Geek's Jokes

| November 20, 2008 | 1 Reply

Geeks of the World, rejoice! Actually, Friends and Families of all the Geeks of the World, rejoice! Thanks to the wonderful men of Monty Python who launched their own official YouTube channel, you can now figure out what in the hell they’ve been giggling about for all these years. They of course already have their […]

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You're Darned Right I Am Joe

You're Darned Right I Am Joe

| October 18, 2008 | 7 Replies

Dave Burge has the right of it. Politicians — Sarah Palin, Bill Clinton, et al. — obviously have to put up with some rude, nasty shit, but it’s right there in the jobs description. Joe the Plumber is different. He was a guy tossing a football with his kid in the front yard of his […]

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