Archive for February, 2011

Try To Contain Your Disappointment

Filed in Delaware by on February 28, 2011 6 Comments

Christine O’Donnell won’t be dancing in a witch’s hat to “Witchy Woman” this coming season of Dancing With The Stars

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‘Bulo on Al’s Show Tuesday

Filed in Delaware by on February 28, 2011 15 Comments

I’ll be on the Al Mascitti Show Tuesday, March 1 at 10 a. m. We’ll be talking the latest political and governmental issues, including the ongoing controversies facing Tony DeLuca, the bloggers’ meeting with the Governor, and whatever else you want to talk about. Al’s show is on WDEL-1150 AM from 9 am to 12 […]

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Delaware’s Kiss Army Demobilized

Filed in Delaware by on February 28, 2011 6 Comments

Bad news Kiss fans.

I was going to interview the General of Delaware’s Kiss Army for my podcast, “Undiluted Delaware – the podcast of Delaware Liberal,” but the Delaware division of that storied fighting force is defunct.

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Monday Open Thread

Filed in National by on February 28, 2011 18 Comments

The Monday edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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On Dying

Filed in Delaware by on February 28, 2011 24 Comments

There is a difference between being told you have a terminal illness and being told you’re dying.  And between these two things is a big, gaping hole. I want to talk about that hole.  A year ago my best friend was told to get her affairs in order.  It was quite a blow.  As I […]

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Ron Williams Channels GOP Whining

Filed in National by on February 28, 2011 58 Comments

Ron Williams passes on gossip from the Delaware GOP. My favorite rumor – Protack for chariman of the Delaware GOP?

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Wild Ass Oscar Guesses

Filed in National by on February 27, 2011 14 Comments

Best Motion Picture of the Year
The King’s Speech

Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Natalie Portman (Black Swan)

Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Colin Firth (The King’s Speech) [I could hear Franco whisper, "James Franco" into his open mic just as Colin Firth was announced.]

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Let’s Bomb The Global Warming Away!

Filed in Science and Health by on February 27, 2011 5 Comments

HuffPo has an article about nuclear winter reversing global warming.

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Hollowing Out of the American Middle Class

Filed in National by on February 26, 2011 38 Comments
Hollowing Out of the American Middle Class

Rather than rely on one of our commenter’s recitation of the arguments of his overseers, let’s take a look at *real data* that shows how squeezed Middle Class Americans are:

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Weekend Open Thread

Filed in National by on February 26, 2011 10 Comments

The weekend edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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The Rise of The High-Misinformation Content Voter

Filed in National by on February 26, 2011 26 Comments

Remember the “low information content” voter? Well, they are a dream compared to these guys:

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Delaware Undiluted Episode 1

Filed in National by on February 25, 2011 6 Comments

"Grumpy Warrior Poet"

Direct from Madison Wisconsin, Kos Diarist Scott Harman speaks with me about his experiences in Madison over the the past few weeks

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Friday Open Thread

Filed in National by on February 25, 2011 4 Comments

The Friday edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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Wingnut Fundraising Email Sounds Too Much Like Parody of Wingnut Fundraising Email

Filed in National by on February 25, 2011 18 Comments

I had to read the whole thing to figure out if this was real:

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Ya Think?

Filed in National by on February 25, 2011 26 Comments

The Madison Chief of Police told local reporters that he was disturbed that Governor Scott Walker considered disrupting peaceful protests with agitators. Ya think?

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Some Revisionist Pseudo-History From Tom Carper

Filed in National by on February 25, 2011 17 Comments

I simply could not let this piece of self-aggrandizement from Tom Carper pass following the death of Russell W. Peterson.  The News-Journal article noting Peterson’s passing and his many accomplishments featured this quote from Carper: “Just after his 75th birthday, Gov. Peterson came to see me in the governor’s office and said, ‘We ought to […]

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ARGLEBARGLE!!!!

Filed in National by on February 25, 2011 14 Comments

The NJ falls into one of the laziest and dishonest talking points about global climate change – snow means no global warming. In reality, global warming means more snow, stronger storms and flooding.

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Shame! Shame! Shame!

Filed in National by on February 25, 2011 11 Comments
Shame! Shame! Shame!

Last night the Wisconsin Assembly passed Scott Walker’s union-busting budget bill with a 15 second vote. The place erupted in chants of “Shame!”

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Liberal Things To Do

Filed in Delaware by on February 24, 2011 12 Comments

If you have an open evening on Saturday, you may consider heading over to Theatre N for a screening of Inside Job at 8:30, followed by a Q&A session about the current state of Financial Regulation. One of the people that will participate in the discussion is Greg Wilson, Communications Director with the Delaware Community Reinvestment Action Council. Greg is a great resource for all things FinReg. If you can’t make Saturday night, there are other showings throughout the weekend, but the discussion after the Saturday showing promises to be interesting and enlightening.

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Thursday Open Thread

Filed in National by on February 24, 2011 12 Comments

The Thursday edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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The Further Misadventures of Tiny Tony DeLuca

Filed in National by on February 24, 2011 34 Comments

In Which the Napoleonic Martinet Tries to Explain  Away the Unexplainable…Not to Mention the Inexplicable. Which He Doesn’t. Let’s all first get on the same page.  Please read the Alice in Wonderland News-Journal article which details just how the ever-shrinking Senate Majority Leader had a job created just for him and doubled his salary, courtesy […]

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Public Enemy #1 – Women

Filed in National by on February 24, 2011 18 Comments

A Georgia legislator proposes a law to require women to prove that all miscarriages are not caused by human means. Which is pretty tough, considering women are human.

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Obama Declares DOMA Unconstitutional

Filed in National by on February 24, 2011 27 Comments

The Obama administration announced that it would no longer appeal to uphold DOMA Section 3 (which defines marriage as between a man and a woman) and declared that the law was unconstitutional.

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Hey Wingnuts, Suck on Honest Abe’s Teabags

Filed in National by on February 23, 2011 12 Comments
Hey Wingnuts, Suck on Honest Abe’s Teabags

Lincoln is about as Republican as Noam Chomsky. Maybe less. Here are some of his lesser known teabag smackdowns.

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Wednesday Open Thread

Filed in National by on February 23, 2011 14 Comments
Wednesday Open Thread

The Wednesday edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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