Category Archives: President Barack Obama

Things I’ve learned while blocked.

-Apparently, the less you write, the worse your writer’s block gets. -When you say that you are going to write a post a day, it would be a good idea to actually do that. -Video games are fun once in … Continue reading

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Week two of the shutdown and I’m a spent force.

The post you are now reading is not the one I was planning on writing. The post I was going to write was an open letter to John Boehner demanding a clean CR vote. It would have been a screaming, … Continue reading

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The shutdown continues and the pressure is on us.

We are now entering the second week of this shutdown and Boehner is dug in like an Alabama tick. (Via HuffPo.) House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Sunday that there are not enough votes in the House of Representative to … Continue reading

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Food stamps, The threat of shut down and reaping the whirlwind of 2010.

I warned you. I warned you in 2010 and you let it happen anyway. I’ve said this before and I will say it again.  The current incarnation of the GOP can’t be trusted to run a Goddamn lemonade stand let alone this … Continue reading

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A nickel’s worth of free advice to @SpeakerBoehner.

Dear Mr. Speaker: If you are reading this, (Assuming that one of your staffers caught this in the mention column of your office’s Tweet Deck or what ever you use to monitor your feed.) I’m going to assume that you … Continue reading

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Putin on the Spot.

I’m not going to lie. The last couple of weeks following this Syria nonsense has left me feeling more frazzled then usual. Seriously, last weekend I had real bacon and eggs for the first time in months. There’s nothing like … Continue reading

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Yeah…about that last post….

That previous collection of mealy-mouthed words wrapped in self-pity that I foolishly clicked “publish” on? Please file that under “Reasons you should never tried to write on a depressing subject on a day you’ve forgotten to take St. John’s Wort”. … Continue reading

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This fucking week…

So, let’s review… MONDAY: The Boston Marathon gets hit. Death, Blood, gore, sadness. TUESDAY: The Senate The GOP minority in The Senate plus four Red State Dems totally fucks all of us on Gun Control via the Filibuster. And while Sharron … Continue reading

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Greg Walden and the clash of cynicism against crazy.

Okay…First came this…(Via Politico.) The top House Republican campaign official broke with other GOP leaders Wednesday in criticizing President Barack Obama over his “chained CPI” proposal. During an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden … Continue reading

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Obama, Chained CPI and the War of Attrition.

Via Alex Seitz-Wald at Salon… Today may mark a nadir in the often strained relations between President Obama and the “professional left,” as Robert Gibbs derisively called the progressive movement, which has been pushing for months to prevent Obama from … Continue reading

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