Archive for April, 2008

UPDATED: CEO from the Del Electric Co-op Bill Andrew Pimping Nuclear With Help From Harris McDowell

Filed in National by on April 30, 2008 45 Comments

Have you been wondering why everyone is a buzz over nuclear power all of a sudden? This is a bit patched together, but stick with it to the end. Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) has an 11% ownership interest in Dominion Electric (VA)’s nuclear facility located at Lake Anna VA and happens to be the […]

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I may be cynical but….

Filed in National by on April 30, 2008 12 Comments

But, when I see this crap being pushed I don’t believe for one second that there is a bunch of heart wrenching meetings happening in Congress trying to figure out ways to help the beer drinking, bowling, church going, bitter bastards out there.  I SMELL CORPORATIONS PUSHING FOR IT.   I don’t see it as purely a political stunt.  It stinks to high […]

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QOD

Filed in National by on April 30, 2008 40 Comments

If you were given the opportunity to only drink one kind of beer for the rest of your life, which would it be?

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News Journal Wingnut Letter Of The Year Nominee

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This letter (which takes Mike Castle to task) is a clarion call for a return to science education in public schools: Congressman Michael Castle suggested ways Congress can address high gas prices. Nowhere in his op-ed article Monday was there any mention of drilling for our own oil. He referred to the “finite supply of […]

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Ask Dr. Liberal: Jeremiah Wright-wingers

Filed in National by on April 30, 2008 23 Comments

A reader writes in: Dr. Liberal, I’m freaking out. This Rev. Wright thing has me in a tizzy. The national press is on it wall to wall. They never talk about McCain or Clinton, it is all Obama this and Obama that. I’m snapping at my kids and at people in the dry cleaners. You’ve […]

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The First 50 Things I Do Every Morning

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…are set in stone and never vary. The 51st thing is look for a pair of socks. After that some slight variations start to creep in, but I have to say that the next 200 – 300 things are pretty predictable as well.

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Does that blow your mind? THAT JUST HAPPENED!

Filed in National by on April 29, 2008 3 Comments

I can’t believe it!  The press!  YES THE PRESS waded through BUSH’s Bullshit!  Shake and Bake baby!  You see Dumbya was out there again saying that if we had ANWAR well we wouldn’t have high oil prices.  It’s true you know.  Because he said it is.  “They’ve repeatedly blocked environmentally safe exploration in ANWR,” Bush […]

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Delmarva Power’s 6 Most Outrageous Claims To Date

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“Natural gas prices will go down over the next 25 years.” “Blue Water Wind Park Energy will cost you 30% more than what you are paying now.” “Gary Stockbridge had a normal childhood.” “Harris McDowell…? Never heard of him.” “All the power companies pull statistics from their ass. Ask anybody.” “Wind Power will fuck your […]

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Regular people “get” Obama

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Republicans get him too. (That’s why they are pushing so hard for Clinton.)

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Guilt By Association

Filed in National by on April 29, 2008 21 Comments

It’s funny, It’s what the GOP does all day long.  Look no further than our little buddy at FSP.  It’s what he does all day long.  Then when Jason does it, it simply doesn’t apply.    Jason is wrong and ill informed.  It’s amusing.  It’s a tool that has been in their kitchen since 1952 apparently.  Like a butcher that is […]

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heh heh…I bet it felt good for them to do

Filed in National by on April 29, 2008 10 Comments

Figures on vandalized foreclosures are hard to come by, because owners can legally do what they want with homes until lenders seize property titles Usually a person just takes a stove or breaks a window, but Burton had one case where someone ripped out plumbing, wiring, heating – “just about everything imaginable. The walls were […]

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QOD

Filed in National by on April 29, 2008 14 Comments

What are you doing with your Stimulus Money? Me, the deviant that I am I am using it for bills.  If I do anything I may treat the family to a dinner at Moe’s.  They can have all the Salsa they want!  I may even skip using the 10% off coupon too!

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Scotch Tasting 5/16

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Scotch Tasting 5/16

As Delaware’s Hottest Blogger I also have a Wine Tasting Group that has gathered a little bit of press.  We are putting down the wine bottles for a night and hosting a Scotch tasting.  This is a truley bipartisan ordeal if you are interested in attending please contact me at brandywinetasting@live.com This is not some […]

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Hartley-Nagle Outlines Energy Policy

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Congressional Candidate Pushes Green Power, Rejects Nuclear Wilmington, Delaware – Democratic Congressional Candidate Karen Hartley-Nagle released a policy paper outlining her stance on energy policy.The policy is centered around clean, renewable energy sources like solar and wind power, and speaks out against such bad actors as fossil fuels—including “clean coal”—and nuclear power.Says Hartley-Nagle, “Delaware has […]

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Please Let This Get To Court

Filed in National by on April 28, 2008 1 Comment

How awesome would it be if the RNC actually sued the DNC over the ad in which McCain responds to the statement, “president Bush has talked about staying in Iraq for 50 years.” by saying “Maybe a hundred. That would be fine with me.” The ad would be shown a million times on the TV […]

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“Iraq War…What Iraq War?” By The Numbers

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Number of time the word “Iraq” appears on Delawarepolitcs.net: 111 Number of time the word “Iraq” appears on Mike Castle’s Congressional Web Page: castle.house.gov: 60 Number of time the word “Iraq” appears on Mike Castle’s Campaign Web Page: castlecampaign.org : 2

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Foxy? Or not?

Filed in National by on April 28, 2008 33 Comments

There’s been a debate raging (on kos and move on) on whether Obama should have given Fox News an interview. As much as I can’t stand watching Fox, I think this was a smart move because: 1. He reached an untapped audience that up until now has seen more of Rev. Wright than the person […]

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Fraud Copeland Attemps To Distance Himself From Crook McDowell

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I’m not surprised that Senator “I was for Blue Water Wind before I was against it” is trying to move away from the transparently corrupt Harris McDowell. Statement by Citizens for Clean Power in response to Copeland announcement: Today, Sen. Charlie Copeland agreed with Citizens for Clean Power that Sen. McDowell should release all documents […]

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QOD

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Will Ron Paul end up being the Nader of 2000 for McCain?

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Lofink Pushes the Dennis McGlynn Checkbook Enhancement Act

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Attempting to further enrich Dennis McGlynn by allowing sports betting at Dover Downs is an ongoing project for Lofink. Today he is using the economic news to press for this windfall for his buddy McGlynn (HB190). (It seems to me that if we stopped putitng children (and husbands) of legislators in jobs where they can […]

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Ron Paul Surges in Nevada

Filed in Uncategorized by on April 28, 2008 3 Comments

You have to admit that a Ron Paul action at the Delaware GOP convention would spice things up. Outmaneuvered by raucous Ron Paul supporters, Nevada Republican Party leaders abruptly shut down their state convention and now must resume the event to complete a list of 31 delegates to the GOP national convention. Outnumbered supporters of […]

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The Same River Twice

Filed in Uncategorized by on April 27, 2008 12 Comments

Friday night’s interview by Bill Moyers of the Reverend Jeremiah Wright was another of those signature conversations that Moyers is rightfully so famous for. While Moyers is a skilled and erudite interviewer across a wide range of topics, he really seems at his best when discussing religion and theology. (If you haven’t seen Moyers interviewing […]

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Early Primary Over/Under Betting Lines

Filed in National by on April 27, 2008 11 Comments

Here is what the bookies are taking bets on right now. Please note that the totals for any given race don’t equal 100% because each outcome is an independent bet. [E.g. I'd bet $1.00 that Karen Hartley-Nagle gets more than 58% in the primary.] As with any betting line, if there is too much money […]

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Governor’s Debate — Wilmington Neighborhood Issues

Filed in Uncategorized by on April 26, 2008 6 Comments

The latest Democratic Governor’s debate was held this morning at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Wilmington. It was hosted by the Interfaith Coalition Building Blocks for Wilmington. The ICCBW is an ambitious group of ministers and other stakeholders who are looking to develop and implement strategies to work with at-risk kids and get them on […]

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Breaking: Joe Flacco Picked 18th By Baltimore

Filed in National by on April 26, 2008 6 Comments

U of D quarterback picked in the first round of the NFL draft. Also – Welcome Taylor Marsh listeners. If you decide to make an uninformed vote for “Delaware’s Hottest” blogger, I really, really, really think you should vote for Donviti.

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