Archive for August, 2010

“Qualified Citizen Politician”

Filed in National by on August 31, 2010 18 Comments

Those are Christine O’Donnell’s words in describing herself in her first campaign ad. Yes, she has finally narrowed down her qualifications for the Senate seat to something that is vaguely plausible rather than completely fictitious.

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Always the Bully

Filed in National by on August 31, 2010 23 Comments

State GOP staffer John Hawley and Evan Queitsch, a supporter of U.S. Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell got into a scuffle after a Founder’s Values group candidate forum Monday night. EvanQ didn’t want O’Donnell to answer any questions apparently. And there is video.

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Tuesday’s Asshats of the Day

Filed in Delaware, National by on August 31, 2010 8 Comments

No commentary needed.

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It’s hard to believe…

Filed in National by on August 31, 2010 9 Comments

…that in just 2 weeks, Christine O’Donnell will be back under her rock for another 2 years. Folks, enjoy it while you can.  These are the salad days of craziness.

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Tuesday Open Thread

Filed in National by on August 31, 2010 11 Comments

The Tuesday edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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Rollins/Urquhart Debate Open Thread

Filed in Delaware by on August 31, 2010 9 Comments

An open thread to discuss this morning’s WDEL debate between Glen Urquhart and Michele Rollins.

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The O’Donnell Boomlet

Filed in National by on August 31, 2010 92 Comments

PPP Polls compares the Alaska GOP electoral make-up to Delaware’s to see if O’Donnell could pull an upset.

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Monday’s Asshat of the Day

Filed in International by on August 30, 2010 7 Comments

I’m going out on a limb here today with my award (and maybe facing “excommunication”), for I am going to be taking on the former Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Israel. First some background. Judaism, unlike other religions, does not have a political hierarchy. Rabbi’s do not report to a senior rabbi, who reports to more […]

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Monday Open Thread

Filed in National by on August 30, 2010 10 Comments

The Monday edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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Is Mike Castle Feeling The Heat?

Filed in National by on August 30, 2010 21 Comments

Mike Castle’s campaign appears to be playing defense against both Chris Coons and Christine O’Donnell.

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Terrorism At A Tennessee Mosque

Filed in National by on August 30, 2010 4 Comments

Anti-mosque protests in Tennessee have led to arson and sniper fire at a proposed mosque site.

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Get Used to it Redskin Nation or…BWHAHAH Suck it Marylanders, he is your problem now!

Filed in National by on August 29, 2010 4 Comments

McNabb hasn’t practiced since spraining his left ankle in the second preseason game against Baltimore. He sat out Friday’s game against the New York Jets and watched Sunday’s practice with a black sleeve on his left leg.

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What Is The Tea Party All About?

Filed in National by on August 29, 2010 7 Comments

What does the Tea Party actually stand for?

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Weekend Open Thread

Filed in National by on August 28, 2010 18 Comments

The weekend edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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Whitestock Today

Filed in National by on August 28, 2010 25 Comments

A contingent of 550 Delawareans is attending Glenn Beck’s I Have a Scheme event.

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This is What August 28 Will Always Mean to Me

Filed in Delaware, National by on August 27, 2010 17 Comments

I still get chills whenever I listen to this speech. I only wish those “patriots” gathering on the Mall tomorrow would do the same, and actually LISTEN to what Dr. King was saying.

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Stimulus Money: Mike Castle Can’t Quit You

Filed in Delaware by on August 27, 2010 8 Comments

Mike Castle attends another stimulus event. You know, the stimulus which Mike Castle voted against.

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Friday’s Asshat of the Day

Filed in National by on August 27, 2010 12 Comments

I woke up this morning, looked at the calendar, and could have sworn that we were still in 2010. But it seems that school officials in Nettleton, MS have gone back in time, all the way back to the early 1960’s. In a memo to students the races for class officers are to be apportioned […]

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Friday Open Thread

Filed in National by on August 27, 2010 15 Comments
Friday Open Thread

The Friday edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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Glen Urquhart’s Sexist Commercial

Filed in National by on August 27, 2010 51 Comments

Glen Urquhart has a radio ad casting Michele Rollins as a fox (or “former fox”) trying to guard a henhouse.

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PDD Announces Primary Endorsements

Filed in National by on August 26, 2010 41 Comments

The Progressive Democrats for Delaware have announced their slate of endorsed candidates for the September 14th primary.  There are some surprises: Richard Korn – Auditor Rep. Helene Keeley – State Rep. – 3rd District James Maravelias – State Rep. – 27th District For the State Treasurer race they have deemed both candidates (Velda Jones-Potter and Chip […]

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Thursday’s Asshat of the Day

Filed in National by on August 26, 2010 3 Comments

While I could award this to the Potters for their lousy handling of contract-gate and the ethical questions it has raised, enough is being said about it on another thread. So, in preparation for this weekend’s public teabagging event on the National Mall, today’s winner is Glenn Beck.  Not for organizing his rally to self-aggrandizement, […]

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Local Poet/Blogger Addresses the Islamic Community Center

Filed in Delaware, National by on August 26, 2010 0 Comments

My friend, Douglas Morea, is a local pet and blogger over at The Broken Turtle.  His latest post is on the relationship of Islam to the culture of America.  Check it out and give ‘em some blog love.

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More Terrorizing Of Muslims

Filed in National by on August 26, 2010 14 Comments

Looks like this is the path we’re on… NEW YORK — In the latest in a spate of anti-Muslim incidents over the last two days, an intoxicated man entered a mosque in Queens on Wednesday evening and proceeded to urinate on prayer rugs, New York police officials said. The man, identified as Omar Rivera, reportedly […]

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Thursday Open Thread

Filed in National by on August 26, 2010 14 Comments

The Thursday edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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