Unstable Isotope

Opinionated chemist, troublemaker, blogger on national and Delaware politics.

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Details Of Debt Deal Emerging

Filed in National by on August 1, 2011 47 Comments

Fact sheet on the debt ceiling deal, and some early analysis.

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Weekend Open Thread

Filed in National by on July 30, 2011 5 Comments

The weekend edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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Friday Open Thread

Filed in National by on July 29, 2011 19 Comments

The Friday edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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Christine O’Donnell Smites Her Enemies, Part 2

Filed in National by on July 29, 2011 2 Comments

Once again it’s Christine O’Donnell versus the Establishment. This time it’s John McCain who has earned her wrath.

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BREAKING: No Vote On Boehner Bill Tonight

Filed in National by on July 28, 2011 12 Comments

it was just announced that there will be no vote on the Boehner bill tonight.

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Thursday Open Thread

Filed in National by on July 28, 2011 35 Comments

The Thursday edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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He’s Back! Ralph Nader Is Here To Save The Day

Filed in National by on July 28, 2011 41 Comments

Ralph Nader is back to find a primary opponent for President Obama. He’s so helpful.

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Is The Wingularity Nigh?

Filed in National by on July 28, 2011 7 Comments

Are we entering the wingnut end times where the pure and perfect wingnut emerges?

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Wednesday Open Thread

Filed in National by on July 27, 2011 5 Comments

The Wednesday edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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Delusional

Filed in National by on July 27, 2011 1 Comment

Senate Republicans discover majority rule. They are so adorable, bless their hearts.

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Finally A Pledge That Republicans Don’t Like

Filed in National by on July 27, 2011 1 Comment

70 House Republicans signed a document called “A Pledge From America” that they’ve already violated.

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Tuesday Open Thread

Filed in National by on July 26, 2011 13 Comments

The Tuesday edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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Republican Wants To Impeach Obama If Republicans Fail To Raise The Debt Ceiling

Filed in National by on July 26, 2011 6 Comments
Republican Wants To Impeach Obama If Republicans Fail To Raise The Debt Ceiling

Rep. Steve King sent a tweet saying that Obama would be impeached if the US defaulted. *facepalm*

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Just Like Jesus

Filed in National by on July 26, 2011 9 Comments
Just Like Jesus

Just like Jesus did, Mega-Pastor Rick Warren believes that poor people should pay more taxes.

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Monday Open Thread

Filed in National by on July 25, 2011 24 Comments

The Monday edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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Wingnut Poetry

Filed in National by on July 25, 2011 3 Comments

Erick Erickson writes a post on the Oslo attacks full of self-justification and blame-shifting that the post is almost like some kind of experimental poetry.

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Weekend Open Thread

Filed in National by on July 23, 2011 21 Comments

The weekend edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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Friday Open Thread

Filed in National by on July 22, 2011 17 Comments

The Friday edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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Huge Explosion In Oslo, Norway

Filed in International by on July 22, 2011 18 Comments

Reports are coming that there was a huge explosion in a government building in Oslo. It is a building used by the Prime Minister but he is o.k. Update: It was the PM’s residence. Eight people are reported injured. The PM was slightly injured.

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God Vulnerable To Election Challenge

Filed in National by on July 22, 2011 2 Comments

PPP Polls finds that God has a 52% approval rating, with 9% disapproval. Those are so-so numbers for a long time incumbent.

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Happy DADT Repeal Day!

Filed in National by on July 22, 2011 6 Comments

The repeal of the discriminatory Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell law will be officially certified today.

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All Hail President Norquist

Filed in National by on July 22, 2011 37 Comments

Grover Norquist has given permission to let the Bush tax cuts expire.

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Thursday Open Thread

Filed in National by on July 21, 2011 6 Comments

The Thursday edition of your semi-daily open thread.

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What Is The Future For Republicans?

Filed in National by on July 21, 2011 2 Comments

The Republicans are on the edge of the cliff regarding the debt ceiling. Will they all jump like lemmings or will some of them push the Tea Party off?

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Chad Livengood Falls Victim To Dread Disease

Filed in Delaware by on July 20, 2011 6 Comments

Normally excellent reporter Chad Livengood falls victim to the dread disease of fairnbalanced-itis. Send him healing thoughts.

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