Archive for August, 2009

Late Night Video: Awkward Rap

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From the Elegant Too, a rap about awkward situations. if you say, “how are you?”, i’ll say, “not much.”

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Paging Dr. Favre

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This evening before the Monday night game ESPN had on their scoll that Brett Favre thinks he may have cracked a rib, due to it hurting to breath.  NO official diagnosis has been made. How is that news worthy?  I’m so tired of this idiot.

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Liberal Media biass

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Jenna Bush on NBC Dan Bartlett on CBS Karl Rove on Fox Fran Townsend on CNN give me more

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Deep Question

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How can you not put a price on life and limb and still get tort reform?

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El Somnambulo to Enter 3rd Person Withdrawal Rehab

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El Somnambulo to Enter 3rd Person Withdrawal Rehab

Facing an intervention from his loved ones ostensibly concerned about saving him from terminal self-aggrandizement, El Somnambulo has reluctantly agreed to enter the Homey D. Clown Third Person Withdrawal Center in Iowa City, Iowa. You may remember Homey by his catchphrase of  “Homey don’t play dat”: For years, Homey coasted on that Third Person laugh […]

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Virginia Gov. race update – McDonnell too conservative for George Allen

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A few more highlights from WaPo’s article on Bob McDonnell – apparently McDonnell is too much of a theocon for racist former Governor and Senator George “Macaca” Allen: Republican friends who support McDonnell’s campaign for governor acknowledge parting ways with some of his more conservative views. Former governor and U.S. senator George Allen said he […]

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More Like This Please!

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A Republican Iowan tells Sen Grassley that Grassley’s constituents want a Public Option. This is very good on many levels and this ad will be running in multiple Iowa markets and DC.

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There’s More To Civility Than Not Using Bad Words

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There’s More To Civility Than Not Using Bad Words

I was going to ignore David Anderson’s post yesterday on “Culture,” but then he went and posted this nonsense – charmingly titled “Not everyone wants to be a slut.”  Seems that in David’s world there are only two types of women:  good girls and sluts.  Which shouldn’t be surprising given his sanctimonious rantings on the […]

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A Challenge

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I generally consider myself an optimist (a cynical, realistic, pragmatic optimist) but there is one subject that I’m a pessimist about. That subject is the environment. I’m not sure which of the multiple environmental disasters is going to strike first and I’m pessimistic about our ability to address them before it’s too late, if it’s […]

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Liberalgeek’s Revenge

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I was listening to some news this morning and someone commented that the banking stocks are back up to almost pre-crash prices.  I immediately remembered that I had been lambasted by Jason330 about my investment advice to him to buy Bank of America stock.  that was on February 20th when BofA was trading at $3.79. […]

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This Is Why We Need Health Care Reform

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Daily Kos points us to this story from a blog called Thus Spake Zuska. My sister is a member of the fitness club where that shooting took place. It was just chance that she was not there, and not in that fitness class, the night the shooting took place. My gratefulness for her safety has […]

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The Impact HR 3200 Would Have for Delaware

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Congressman Waxman’s Energy and Commerce Committee has complied a district by district assessment of the impact of HR 3200, America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009. For Delaware (pdf):

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GOP Gov nominee in Virginia opposed contraception

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GOP Gov nominee in Virginia opposed contraception

AG Bob McDonnell, the GOP’s nominee for the ’09 Governor’s race in Virginia, is currently enjoying a modest lead in the polls; but what are Virginia voters going to make of this? At age 34, two years before his first election and two decades before he would run for governor of Virginia, Robert F. McDonnell […]

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Late Night Video — Death Panel Advisors

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I wonder if I would like this job? Funny and NSFW, people!

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Bill Moyers on Real Time

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Bill Moyers is always great to listen to. He is especially interesting on the relationship of Progressives to the Democratic Party and the relationships of he Party to health insurance issues.

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Mike Castle Taking Credit for Yet Another ARRA Project

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A reminder to everyone following at home — Mike Castle proudly voted against the Recovery Act.

And yet, here he is — front and center taking credit — for helping Wesley College get a new piece of equipment.

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The NJ Propping Up KWS — Again

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The NJ Propping Up KWS — Again

This week saw the NJ do quite the fluff piece on the IC’s Office newly rebranded effort to increase the Captive Insurance market here in Delaware and today it gives over space on the Editorial page for an effort that isn’t too far from the Press Releases sent out by the IC promoting this expensive rebranding.

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Read All About It in the Sunday Papers-August 30 Edition

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LEAD STORY: Miami Herald: Florida Case Could Lead to End of Gay Adoption Ban It’s tough to support a ban when the State admits that the petitioner would make a great parent: MIAMI — As lawyers for a North Miami man seeking to adopt his two foster kids squared off with the state in an appellate […]

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Sunday Funnies

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Sunday Funnies

Some Sunday comics for your amusement.

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Late Night Video — Facebook Breakups

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I’m not involved enough with Facebook to be witness to much of its drama, but have heard a few stories. And then don’t mind not being too involved with Facebook. Anyway –this is funny:

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Jon Stewart Discovers That Fox News Is Now Liberal Media

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Jon Stewart Discovers That Fox News Is Now Liberal Media

This is a little old but how freakin’ brilliant is this?

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Comment Rescue – Rhymes with Cialis

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Comment Rescue – Rhymes with Cialis

Here are the recent comments section from the blog of one of our frequent commenters, Rhymes With Right.

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Cattle Call – Delaware Senate Race

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Who do you think should run for the open Senate seat in 2010? Democrats, Republicans, Independents – tell us your picks.

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The Personal is Not the Political. The Political is Not the Personal.

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The Personal is Not the Political.  The Political is Not the Personal.

We all confuse the two. Myself included. Because we feel the political is personal. And how can it not be? What is argued over in the halls and chambers of our political institutions very much affects our personal lives. Thus, we view politics personally and passionately. And it is very easy for judge those who […]

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Weekend Open Thread

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Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins of Kansas says the GOP needs a “great white hope” and then denies she knew the racial connotations of the phrase. It turns out she may not be truthful in that regard. Jess Willard, the original “great white hope” lived in a town just 30 miles from Jenkins’s hometown. At a town […]

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