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PBS Retaliates

Filed in National by on October 4, 2012 7 Comments
PBS Retaliates

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I’m Crazy, But Obama Won

Filed in National by on October 3, 2012 52 Comments

Obama won, Obama won, Obama won.

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The Internet Changed Everything

Filed in Arts and Entertainment by on October 1, 2012 2 Comments

Max Frankel, a former editorial page editor, wrote a wonderful piece about Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, the New York Times publisher who recently passed away. The article talks how Sulzberger “never ordered an article to be printed or deleted from the news columns of his paper.” One of the most interesting tidbits in the article was […]

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Fox News Performs Rare Triple Face Palm

Filed in National by on September 29, 2012 0 Comments
Fox News Performs Rare Triple Face Palm

Fox News out did itself yesterday and not in a good way.

Hundreds of thousands of Americans watched a man shoot himself in the head live on television on Friday as Fox News broadcast the final moments of a car chase in Arizona.

The cable news channel was playing live footage of the pursuit when the suspect leapt out of his car and began running away down a dirt track.

As producers and viewers watched, the man staggered away from his vehicle, ran a short distance into the grass and then produced a gun.

Shephard Smith, Fox News’s afternoon anchor, was providing a running commentary as the suspect lurched away from the vehicle and viewers could hear his producers gasping in horror as the man shot himself.

Mr Smith shouted “get off it, get off it” as it became clear the man intended to kill himself but the station did not cut away in time and broadcast the suspect crumpling to the ground.

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Irony: The Fuel of the GOP

Filed in National by on September 29, 2012 7 Comments
Irony: The Fuel of the GOP

Republicans continue to look for new ways to manufacture angry white men, this time by committing voter fraud in Florida.

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Romney: The Master Debater?

Filed in National by on September 29, 2012 1 Comment
Romney: The Master Debater?

For years the Republicans have told all that will listen (Fox News and MSM) that Obama’s addiction to the teleprompter shows that he can’t think on his feet. But now the debates are upon us and the Republicans are changing their story,

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Romney’s Base is Literally Dying

Filed in National by on September 21, 2012 4 Comments

With the Republican base already shrinking, you know as the United States starts turning different shades of brown, there is more bad news for the GOP.

For generations of Americans, it was a given that children would live longer than their parents. But there is now mounting evidence that this enduring trend has reversed itself for the country’s least-educated whites, an increasingly troubled group whose life expectancy has fallen by four years since 1990.

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I’m Part of the 53% and I’ll Be Voting for Obama

Filed in National by on September 18, 2012 19 Comments

One of the funny things about the Mitt Romney’s brutal honesty is that some Romney supporters think that this will lock up 53% of the vote. Not so fast.

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SNL Kicks Off The Fall Campaign

Filed in Arts and Entertainment by on September 16, 2012 2 Comments

Very funny stuff.

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Atkins Pushes His Stupidity Up Several Notches

Filed in National by on September 16, 2012 32 Comments
Atkins Pushes His Stupidity Up Several Notches

State Representative John Atkins (Asshat-Millsboro), never one to shy away from controversy, is at it again. This time his stupidity endangered the life of his son. In what can only be described as black-out of responsibility, Atkins took his son on a four-hour tour of  a prison where they spent most of their time in the inmate booking and receiving area.

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In the Halls of Valhalla

Filed in National by on September 16, 2012 3 Comments
In the Halls of Valhalla

In a gathering of the self-righteous over the weekend, who were celebrating a dying campaign, Rick Santorum said something funny and something interesting, each in its own way truthful.

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Intrade: Obama/Romney Comparison

Filed in National by on September 15, 2012 2 Comments
Intrade: Obama/Romney Comparison

The following charts compare Obama and Romney’s Intrade closing numbers together. The first chart is from December 7, 2010 forward, the second is from June 1, 2012 forward and the last is from August 27, 2012 forward. You can see Romney’s problem.

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How Out of Touch is Mitt Romney?

Filed in National by on September 15, 2012 42 Comments
How Out of Touch is Mitt Romney?

Mitt Romney is so out of touch, he thinks the middle class earns $200,000 to $250,000 a year. Another nail in the coffin that is Mitt Romney’s presidential aspirations.

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Trussum Pond Featured on Bing

Filed in Delaware by on September 14, 2012 4 Comments
Trussum Pond Featured on Bing

Trussum Pond is the featured background image on Bing today.

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Losing When Only Winning Was Possible

Filed in National by on September 14, 2012 21 Comments
Losing When Only Winning Was Possible

Mitt Romney has had another self-inflicted, tough week/ So as Romney’s campaign begins it’s Goodbye Tour, we’re looking for titles for the upcoming HBO movie about the plummeting 2012 Romney Campaign. We will take the best titles from the comments and vote on them next week.

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End Private Schools

Filed in National by on September 14, 2012 23 Comments
End Private Schools

John Cook, an editor at Gawker, writes a very Swiftian proposal to solve our public education problems once and for all – close all our private schools.

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You Ain’t the Cat’s Pajamas

Filed in Delaware by on September 13, 2012 11 Comments

If I learned anything over this primary election, when it comes to politics, know one knows nothing. The more one pretends to know, it becomes apparent that they know very little. When politicians, political Insiders or bloggers start thinking their shit don’t smell, it’s best they remember the line from Shakespeare’s As You Like It:

The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.

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Joe Scarborough has The Sadness

Filed in National by on September 13, 2012 12 Comments
Joe Scarborough has The Sadness

Watching Morning Joe this morning, one can only notice that Mitt Romney’s campaign has given Joe Scarborough The Sadness. His lips say one thing, but his face says another. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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Is The GOP Cutting Romney Adrift?

Filed in National by on September 12, 2012 19 Comments
Is The GOP Cutting Romney Adrift?

The writing is on the wall that Romney will lose in November and then add to that Mitt’s holding his ground on his baseless attacks on President Obama, are Republican leaders looking towards 2016?

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GOP On The Road to 1,000 Years of Darkness

Filed in National by on September 12, 2012 2 Comments
GOP On The Road to 1,000 Years of Darkness

Lindsay Graham continues to narrate the demise of the Republican Party. “If I were Obama I’d be nervous about the economy, but if I were Romney I’d be nervous about demographics,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told The Hill on Tuesday. “The economic condition of the nation cries out for a change in leadership, but when […]

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The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity

Filed in Arts and Entertainment by on September 12, 2012 2 Comments
The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity

1. Always and inevitably everyone underestimates the number of stupid individuals in circulation.
2. The probability that a certain person (will) be stupid is independent of any other characteristic of that person.
3. A stupid person is a person who causes losses to another person or to a group of persons while himself deriving no gain and even possibly incurring losses.
4. Non-stupid people always underestimate the damaging power of stupid individuals. In particular non-stupid people constantly forget that at all times and places and under any circumstances to deal and/or associate with stupid people always turns out to be a costly mistake.
5. A stupid person is the most dangerous type of person.

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A Little Hot in Here

Filed in Science and Health by on September 12, 2012 12 Comments
A Little Hot in Here

Thank goodness for August. If the dog days didn’t cool down, we probably would have had the hottest summer on record.  As it was, Delaware experienced our third warmest summer on record since 1895. I’m glad that the Democrats are finally beginning to campaign on effects of climate change on our world. Summer 2012 officially […]

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Breaking: US Ambassador Killed in Libya

Filed in International by on September 12, 2012 23 Comments

The United States ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stevens, was killed in a rocket attack on the American Consulate in the city of Benghazi on Tuesday, a contractor working at the mission said Wednesday after seeing Stevens’ body. (link)

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Mitt’s Just A Regular Guy

Filed in National by on September 10, 2012 26 Comments
Mitt’s Just A Regular Guy

There’s a Google Doc circulating among conservative websites written by Hal Prewitt who bought one of Mitt Romney’s homes back in 2009. The doc, if you choose to read it, lauds Romney as a regular guy.

Ours is a factual story that provides a rare glimpse and insight into the real Mitt Romney. Does he really relate to the average American?

Yeah, a $5+ million dollar ski house of over 9,500 square feet is something all Americans can relate to.

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The Eagles: Weak One

Filed in Sports by on September 10, 2012 2 Comments
The Eagles: Weak One

There was a lot wrong with the Eagles in yesterday’s win — a lot. The offensive line had a miserable day and the turnovers were absolutely horrendous. However, as Inside The Iggles writes, “So while we dissect the shortcomings this week–as we well should–let’s keep in mind the Eagles won a game they should have […]

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