Archive for June, 2008

BREAKING: Senate Considering Override (Liveblog)

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The Senate has voted to suspend the rules and consider an override of Governor Minner’s veto of Senate Bill 245.  According to Commenter Sagacious Steve, who will be liveblogging the events in the comments below, the Senate Clerk was reading the  Governor’s veto message into the record. Is there hope after all?   For Mike Matthews […]

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‘Club For Growth’ is Needed in Delaware

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The Club for Growth is an organization with an affiliated PAC that recruits more conservative candidates to run in the Republican primaries against what they perceive as “RINO” incumbents, or who are not sufficiently supportive of a socially conservative, low-tax and limited-government agenda. The Club has had success in running in open races with the candidates they endorse, but less […]

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Let’s play, “Can you find the lie?”

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A group of American advisers led by a small State Department team played an integral part in drawing up contracts between the Iraqi government and five major Western oil companies to develop some of the largest fields in Iraq, American officials say. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who said on Fox News this month: “The […]

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I don’t and never will buy bottled water

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It’s a complete waste. If you stop to think about it buying a 20oz soda for a $1.45 is a rip off when you can buy a 2ltr for $1.50 at the grocery store. It is freaking beyond me how people are so freaking gullible as to buy tap water in a freeking bottle. 

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John Carney Stonewalling RAM Eminent Domain Veto ?

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Monday June 30ht 2:10 pm. Still nothing from the Carney camp.   

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Mike Castle Pisses on Poker Players

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I just got this email from Full Tilt Poker: Dear Jason330, Last week, the Congress considered a common-sense bill to save your right to play poker. This important bill was defeated, and according to our records, your Representative cast the deciding vote against it! As the Poker Players Alliance has been warning since last week, […]

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Disney World To Close The Only Attraction I Really Like

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Boing Boing has the story.   Oh no! Walt Disney World’s Adventurer’s Club — a wonderfully eccentric nightclub/cabaret that features “on stage” character actors as well as remote-controlled robotic masks, puppets, instruments, stools, and other gags that interact with the guests — is scheduled to close! The Adventurer’s Club is hands-down the coolest and most […]

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Little Help for a Newbie…

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Tonight is the end of the legislative session in Dover.  I plan on going down to check out the procedings tonight, but I have never set foot inside of Leg Hall.  Does anyone have any advice/warning/tips about my trip?  I plan to get there around 7PM and stick around for a few hours. Who else […]

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Democrats, Let’s get serious about ending abortion…

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…by ending unwanted pregnancies. A recent study showed that 49% of the pregnancies concluding in 1994 were unintended; 54% of these ended in abortion. Clearly, if we want to get some traction on reducing the number of teenager pregnancies we should look toward the “pro-life” movement as partners rather than adversaries. It is a well […]

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wow…your Liberal Media

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Mark your calendars.  Today at 7:13 am on the TODAY Show, Matt Lauer while talking about the NY Times piece that says the US has put a mission to get OBL.  Lauer said, “Obama, I mean Osama, excuse me, I’m sorry…” sigh, wtf man, just wtflyingf is up with that

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Soooooo, do you…you know?

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Delaware Bloggers Conference Committee Forming

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Last year Jason and Dave Burris came up with an idea to have an annual bloggers convention/conference.  The idea seemed to be received with a great deal of interest, but died on the vine.  Several of us here at DL have decided to pursue the idea with more committment.  Jason, Pandora and I have promised […]

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Minner’s Reason

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The News Journal has updated its online story with Minner’s statement to lawmakers as to her reasons for vetoing the Eminent Domain Bill. [T]he governor wrote that the bill could restrict the state’s ability to get an easement on private property for beach preservation or other purposes and be more costly to taxpayers. Attorney Rich […]

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