Monthly Archives: January 2012

State of the Union: 2012.

The State of the Union was tonight. Let’s break it down: THE GOOD:  You like the Economic Populism? Obama ladled it on thick tonight. Ending the Bush Tax cuts.  Restructuring the tax code. The Buffett rule. Investigating the banks for offering … Continue reading

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RANDOM NOTES: January 21, 2010.

-Been fighting off a cold for the last three days which has required me to ingest amounts of the generic equivalent of Nyquil. Which means my time has been divided between sleeping and coughing. Broken up with the occasion online … Continue reading

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A SOPA related update. PLEASE SHARE AND RT!

Tomorrow, This blog will be dark in protest of the upcoming vote in The Senate of the SOPA bill. Although support for this bill has been hemorrhaging, it looks like Lamar Smith is still trying to push it through. So we … Continue reading

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Huntsman: And another one bites the dust.

Via MSNBC: Jon Huntsman will drop his presidential bid and endorse Mitt Romney, according to campaign sources. “He doesn’t want to stand in the way of the person who is going to be the nominee,” a campaign source said. Huntsman will make … Continue reading

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Taking a breath on a Sunday evening…

Here’s what my immediate surroundings look and feel like right now. Woke up this afternoon with a stuffed head and scratchy chest. Which thanks to a pair of Vicks caplets are less stuffed and scratchy. On my tweet deck feed, … Continue reading

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Someone at the DNC owes Newt Gingrich a dinner.

No, Seriously…someone does. Via Kevin Drum at “Mother Jones”. Jon Chait writes today about the tacit rules for primary attacks on front runners: always attack from the flank, since that doesn’t play into the strategy of the opposing party during the … Continue reading

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RANDOM NOTES: January 7, 2011.

-Added two new blogs to the Blogroll this week.  Both old friends from college just starting out  in the grand adventure called blogging. (And yes, I am defining the word “adventure” down. It’s not like we’re crossing the Sahara barefoot … Continue reading

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Some very short takes on the Iowa Caucus.

-Mitt Romney spent four million dollars in Iowa and he barely survives a challenge by a guy who until last week, was polling in the teens.  Not to mention having a last name that’s a dirty Google bomb. Seriously, the Republicans … Continue reading

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Obama, indefinite detention and a call for some form of unity.

Let me say this right up front.  Odds are this post will piss you off. Half of you will say that I’m a ObamaBot, willing to let this slide because  he’s my personal Jesus Christ. (Not true.) And half of … Continue reading

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