Archive for October, 2010

The Scariest Thing You’ll See Today

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Chris Coons brings us a scary video. Boo!

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Rally with the Vice President on Monday in Wilmington

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This is cool. Vice President Biden will be in Wilmington rallying for the statewide Democratic candidates. See here for more details and to RSVP. Gates open at 3:45, expect airport-like security, and you are probably best off just bringing your cell phone or camera and leaving everything else. H. Fletcher Brown Park is at Market […]

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Happy Halloween

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Catch Up On The Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Keep Fear Alive

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Catch Up On The Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Keep Fear Alive

Highlights from the Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Keep Fear Alive

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You Like Nonsense? Well, Two Can Play at That Game.

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What a day yesterday was. What a vibe. Everybody was cool in spite of the fact that the gig was set up for 60,000 people while drawing 300,000. Like many of the 240,000 who could not really make out what anybody on stage was saying, I spent the day people watching. While trying to digest the sights and sounds of yesterday’s rally this morning, I came upon this Kos diary which explains the final demise of Newspapers authority in this election cycle.

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Happy Halloween!

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Here’s one of my favorite songs for one of my favorite holidays! What are your plans for tonight?  We’re in teenage land, so tonight will begin with trick-or-treating, followed by watching scary movies and end with 7 thirteen year old girls spending the night.  BOO!

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Weekend Open Thread

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Weekend Open Thread

The weekend edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Keep Fear Alive LIVE

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Comedy Central and CSPAN are televising the Rally live! Use this thread to record your impressions and whether you can see us on TV.

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What the Heck Is Going On In This Picture?

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What the Heck Is Going On In This Picture?

These signs have been side by side at 4th and Jackson (across from St.Paul’s) for almost 2 weeks, I think. I can’t tell if this is commentary or just apocalyptic:

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For Your Viewing Enjoyment

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Now GOTV!!!!

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Friday’s Asshat of the Day

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Who remembers Judge Roy Moore? He was the pre-teabag Alabama Supreme Court Justice who refused to obey a Federal court order to remove a monument of the 10 Commandments from his courthouse. He not only lost the case, he lost his job. Well, it seems as one of his acolytes, Alabama Supreme Court Justice Tom […]

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Almost Time for the DC Trip **UPDATED**

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Saturday is almost upon us.  We are currently waiting on the last minute confirmations from the bus company about the features of the specific bus that we will be using for the DC trip as well as a few details about the drop off/pick up locations in DC.  In addition, I was just informed that […]

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DL Interviews Chris Coons: Rhetoric and Freedom

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In the final installment of our interview with Chris Coons, we ask Mr. Coons to tell us what he makes of the use of epithets like Nazi, Marxist, fascist and socialist as well as the treatment of the press by some campaigns across the country.

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Friday Open Thread

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The Friday edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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New Monmouth Poll Gives 10% Lead To Coons

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A new Monmouth poll shows a shrinking lead for Chris Coons, 10%, compared to 19% in their last poll. The poll also shows Carney leads Urquhart by 7%.

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Chris Coons on Stuff Besides Jobs

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I asked Mr. Coons what issues he hasn’t gotten to talk about this year because of the time spent discussing the economy and jobs.

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Christine O’Donnell Responds To The Gawker Story

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Christine O’Donnell responds to the Gawker story by blaming “classless Coons goons.”

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DL interviews Chris Coons: Science!

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In Part 2 of our interview with Chris Coons, Unstable Isotope asks Mr. Coons to talk about how he will use his background in science to inform his decisions in the Senate.

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FDU Poll: Carney Leads By 17%, Flowers-Bonini Tied

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John Carney leads Glen Urquhart by 17% (53%-36%) in the U.S. House race. Flowers and Bonini are tied (42%-41%) and Wagner leads Korn by 10%. Beau Biden has a 42% lead over the Libertarian and write-in Republican candidate for Attorney General.

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Thursday’s Asshat of the Day

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Asshat doesn’t even begin to describe today’s winner. Bully, homophobe, f-tard come to mind. Today’s winner is Clint McCance, who’s a member of the Midland, Arkansas board of education. McCance had a problem with Spirit Day last week. Spirit Day was a day for people to wear purple to show solidarity with gay and lesbian […]

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Chris Weeks is Weak

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This morning, House Majority Leader Pete Schwartzkopf and his teabagging challenger, Chris Weeks, one of St. Bodie Girl’s acolytes, had a debate on Dan Gaffney’s show on WGOP. Weeks had challenged Pete to a debate last night at Rehoboth Elementary after arrangements had been made and before asking if Pete could be there. The only […]

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The Mysterious Case of Colin Bonini’s Vanishing M. P. A.

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The Mysterious Case of Colin Bonini’s Vanishing M. P. A.

Colin Bonini used to have an M. P. A. from the University of Delaware. So said his official profile at the Delaware General Assembly website. In fact, he used to have that M. P. A. until Monday of this week. It was an M. P. A. that he claimed to have received in 2005. The […]

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DL Interviews Chris Coons – Money and Politics

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Unstable Isotope and I got a chance to interview Chris Coons on Thursday afternoon.  I will post these over the next day or so. The first episode is two questions, one about the impact that the huge budget of Christine O’Donnell has had on his campaign.  The second question was about Mr. Coons’ thoughts on […]

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Thursday Open Thread

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The Thursday edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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New Poll Has Coons By 21%

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The new Fairleigh Dickinson University poll has Chris Coons up by 21% – Chris Coons 57%, Christine O’Donnell 36%.

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