Archive for December, 2007

Aude Lang Syne, DL-Style

Filed in Uncategorized by on December 31, 2007 8 Comments

Well, you’ve gone and squandered another perfectly good year (h/t click and clack). In Delaware, we have had our fair share of action, from political self-destruction to energy ground wars. I have to say that I enjoyed the hell out of it, and I hope you did too. Below the cut are the results of […]

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Huffington on Bhutto

Filed in Uncategorized by on December 31, 2007 0 Comments

I was checking out HuffPo this morning when I happened upon Arrianna Huffington’s post about the Benazir Bhutto that she knew.  I think it is a wonderful epitaph.

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Poll Change: Best Delaware Blog 2007

Filed in Uncategorized by on December 30, 2007 16 Comments

Sorry that I didn’t get to update the poll earlier, it has been a crazy day at work.  The poll has been updated and it will remain open until 6PM on Monday.  Vote.

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Nominations: Best Blog in Delaware 2007

Filed in Uncategorized by on December 28, 2007 24 Comments

This is straightforward enough.  Which blog was the best overall for the year?  Delaware Liberal?  FSP?  DWA?  How about Tommywonk or Kavips?  Make your nomination in the comments section and the voting will commence Saturday and conclude on Monday, when all results will be revealed.

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Emperors and Pirates

Filed in Uncategorized by on December 28, 2007 5 Comments

Crackin’ me up. [youtube][/youtube]

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Nominations: Biggest Delaware Policy Screwup of 2007

Filed in Uncategorized by on December 27, 2007 36 Comments

This is where you can nominate the biggets policy screw-up of 2007.  Here’s some suggested topics: Not providing conduit funding to DMA Delaware Psychiatric Center Mismanagement City of Wilmington Eminent Domain Abuse Tom Carper Propping up George Bush Nominations will remain open in the comments section through 3PM Friday.  Voting then begins in earnest.

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What does Bhutto’s Assassination Portend?

Filed in Uncategorized by on December 27, 2007 27 Comments

Today, Benazir Bhutto was assassinated in Pakistan.  She had returned to participate in power transition from Gen. Musharraf.  There is, as usual, a debate about who might have been behind the attack.  Was it Musharraf?  Al Qeada?  Who knows, and given the state of “democracy” in Pakistan, we may never know. Bhutto wasn’t exactly a […]

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Ouch, Hillary just got bitch slapped

Filed in Uncategorized by on December 27, 2007 4 Comments

This is going to leave a mark!   In seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, Mrs. Clinton lays claim to two traits nearly every day: strength and experience. But as the junior senator from New York, she has few significant legislative accomplishments to her name. She has cast herself, instead, as a first lady like no other: […]

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2007: The year of the Scandal

Filed in National by on December 26, 2007 10 Comments

I have to say that I’m impressed with little Delaware’s ability to field such a well-rounded list of scandals this year. Let’s have a closer look, shall we? Bill Oberle/Blue Hen Promotions Scandal elected official uses his position to get some money to a family member. Shocking!..I mean ZZZzzzzz…No sex, no drugs…I give this a […]

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Best Delaware Blog Post of 2007

Filed in Uncategorized by on December 26, 2007 14 Comments

This is the second poll question leading up to the new year.  What was the best Delaware blog post of 2007?  I’ll leave the actual criteria to the reader, but some of the posts that come to mind are Dave Burris calling it quits on Atkins, Donviti’s Veterans Day post, Jason’s Young Republican’s Silent Auction […]

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Josh Marshall Prepares for the Golden Dukes awards

Filed in Uncategorized by on December 25, 2007 16 Comments

[youtube][/youtube] I think I will follow this up with a poll for “Best Delaware Political Scandal.”  I will accept nominations in the comments section.  Here’s a few to get you started: John Atkins self-destruction Mike Protack’s Router The Lowfink Escheat Scandal Get your nominations in.  Nominations will be closed at 3 PM on the 26th.  […]

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Merry Christmas

Filed in Uncategorized by on December 25, 2007 11 Comments

Yes, this is a political blog that specializes in liberal politics. Yes, many of our readers view Christmas in a more secular way than perhaps at FSP. Spend time with your family. Call a friend that you haven’t spoken to in years. Do something selfless. Whatever you do, remember that it really is better to […]

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A Bit of YouTube Christmas Magic

Filed in National by on December 24, 2007 2 Comments

[youtube][/youtube] A youtube commenter writes: im from elkton md.. living in germany right now… and seen this house on german tv….kool

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