Monthly Archives: January 2011

Four Years Ago Today

Molly Ivins died of breast cancer four years ago today. Mary Tyler “Molly” Ivins was born in Monterey, California, and raised in Houston, Texas. After receiving a master’s degree at Columbia University’s school of journalism in 1967 she began working … Continue reading

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It’s Moan-day

Nile news: ‘Mega protest’ planned in Egypt Egyptian protesters have called for a massive demonstration on Tuesday in a bid to force out president Hosni Mubarak from power. The so-called April 6 Movement said it plans to have more than … Continue reading

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Ask not what your party can do for you

House Dem: Liberal groups need to back off for party to win in 2012 Liberal groups need to stay out of Democratic primaries if the party is going to retake the House majority, according to a conservative Massachusetts Democrat. Rep. … Continue reading

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Egyptian Protests Continue

It worked. I traded some swamp land for posting with crawdad. He has no idea what sort of trouble a moose can get into. Watch this space for more moose droppings. We’ve all been mesmerized by what’s going on in … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Music Open Thread

How about some summer music to thaw us all out?

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Hillary Clinton’s statement on Egypt

(via Hillary is 44) This is an open thread

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So-So Saturday News~n~stuff

(h/t egalia) Top story: Egypt’s Mubarak defies demands for him to go Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak clung to power Saturday as protesters took to the streets again to demand that he quit. Mubarak ordered troops and tanks into the capital … Continue reading

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