Daily Archives: August 27, 2011

You knew this was coming

Yahoo News: Obama takes charge at hurricane command center US President Barack Obama warned the US east coast was in for a “long 72 hours” as he led his government’s response to Hurricane Irene at a disaster command center in … Continue reading

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Cognitive dissonance should hurt

From Ace of Spades: Michael Lewis (The Blind Side, Money Ball, Liar’s Poker) has a typically long and typically brilliant article in Vanity Fair. It’s about the European financial crisis, Germany’s role in it, the sub-prime catastrophe and the German … Continue reading

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Playing the crazy card

Philip Klein: As he looks toward his reelection campaign with terrible poll numbers and a weak economy, President Obama may be stuck with the only strategy for an unpopular incumbent – make his opponent look worse. The predominate media narrative … Continue reading

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Blaming the wrong people

Denver Post: Bachmann says she’d consider minimum wage changes Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann said Friday she wouldn’t rule out changes to the federal minimum wage as a way to lower the cost of doing business and lure corporations back … Continue reading

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That will make a great campaign slogan

Jonathan Alter shows how far progressive hopes have fallen: You Think Obama’s Been a Bad President? Prove It: Jonathan Alter Tell me again why Barack Obama has been such a bad president? I’m not talking here about him as a … Continue reading

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This is why I’m a liberal

Hot Air: “Florida Senator Marco Rubio got some good press this week for saving Nancy Reagan from a fall at a Reagan Library event,” Schultz said as he teased to the segment. “But when it comes to the rest of … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene Live-Blog II

This post is to discuss Hurricane Irene and related issues. It is stickied to the top of our front-page. There are other posts on other topics below this one.

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