Archive for November 12th, 2012

John Scalzi Has A Few Words for the White Folk Freaking Out Over 4 More Years

Filed in National by on November 12, 2012 14 Comments

What I really wish I could do is to ignore Fair Use and just repost the entire damn thing here. But to refresh, John Scalzi is the author of my Favorite Political Blog Post of All Time, and runs the blog Whatever, where he hold forth taunting the untauntable. Scalzi has provided some thoughts on the election, specifically directed to the white people in End Stage Freakout over the President’s win. Go over right now and read his entire post — Some Quick and Final Post-Election Notes to Some But Not All White Men.

Continue Reading »

Celia Cohen hints at Carper’s retirement

Filed in National by on November 12, 2012 6 Comments

Too cute by half, and buried at the bottom of a pile of typical Cohen blah, blah, blah… she hints that this might be Carper’s last term.

Who knows? Carper talks to Cohen, so maybe there is something there. Or maybe she threw it in knowing that her Returns Day blog post was lighter than a balsa wood box filled with helium.

Continue Reading »

What should liberals do now to help keep the President on track?

Filed in National by on November 12, 2012 19 Comments

I took a lot of shit around here because I pissed and moaned about how the President handled himself in his first term. (Apparently pissing and moaning is not considered constructive.) My point was that Republicans only understand boxing gloves and I wanted more boxing gloves from the President. More Muhammad Ali and less Jackie Robinson. Anything less, I argued, was a misreading of his enemies (yes, I said enemies) in the GOP.

But the President had a feckless Senate that couldn’t get enough of pretending that the Republicans called all the shots and there was no real mandate, or whatever… water under the bridge. That’s ancient history.

What do we do now? Today. What should I do in the next 5 minutes, to help Mr. Obama follow through and have a successful 2nd term in office? I’m honestly asking.

Continue Reading »

Monday Open Thread [11.12.12]

Filed in Open Thread by on November 12, 2012 25 Comments

“It won’t kill the country if we raise taxes a little bit on millionaires. It really won’t, I don’t think. I don’t really understand why Republicans don’t take Obama’s offer. Really? The Republican Party is going to fall on its sword to defend a bunch of millionaires, half of whom voted Democratic and half of whom live in Hollywood and are hostile?”

Continue Reading »

Is Fox News killing the GOP?

Filed in National by on November 12, 2012 16 Comments

In view of the fact that the GOP is failing to attract ANY non-Fox News viewers, I think a fair case can be made that Fox News is the GOP’s main problem. Consider…

Continue Reading »

Conservatives Expand Their Base With People Who Share Their Values

Filed in National by on November 12, 2012 3 Comments

NOM (National Organization for Marriage) is organizing a boycott against Starbucks for the company’s support of gay marriage. Oh… you haven’t heard about it? Perhaps that’s because you live in the wrong place.

Continue Reading »

Why “The Papa” is a Grade-A Dirtbag

Filed in National by on November 12, 2012 25 Comments
Why “The Papa” is a Grade-A Dirtbag

Better pizza. Better ingredients. Buy local.

Continue Reading »

Monday Daily Delawhere [11.12.12]

Filed in Delaware by on November 12, 2012 1 Comment
Monday Daily Delawhere [11.12.12]

Continue Reading »

Switch to our mobile site