Daily Archives: August 29, 2011

Nervous laughter

Real Clear Politics: Carney Grilled Over Potential Hillary Primary Challenge: “You’ll Have To Ask Her” At today’s White House press briefing WorldNetDaily White House correspondent Lester Kinsolving asked Jay Carney if President Obama is “certain” that Hillary Clinton won’t primary … Continue reading

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Oh shit, he said the “G” word!

Jon Huntsman: Evolution ‘part of God’s plan’ Jon Huntsman earned a spate of positive headlines recently when he took aim at Rick Perry’s skepticism about evolution and global warming, tweeting: “I believe in evolution and trust scientists on global warming. … Continue reading

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Guns don’t kill people

Husbands that come home early do. This is an open thread.

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The one and only moment when I approved of George W. Bush

I freely admit my judgment may have been clouded by emotion.

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Conflationary spiral

Paul Krugman: Mr. Perry, the governor of Texas, recently made headlines by dismissing evolution as “just a theory,” one that has “got some gaps in it” — an observation that will come as news to the vast majority of biologists. … Continue reading

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Obama doesn’t write as well as he speaks

Harvard Law Record: To the Editor: Since the merits of the Law Review’s selection policy has been the subject of commentary for the last three issues, I’d like to take the time to clarify exactly how our selection process works. … Continue reading

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AP-GfK Poll: Obama faces trouble with key voters Whites and women are a re-election problem for President Barack Obama. Younger voters and liberals, too, but to a lesser extent. All are important Democratic constituencies that helped him win the White … Continue reading

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Clueless and condescending

Here is an essay from “wuming” at Corrente: Several commenters asserted, as best I can tell, that some lower class whites hold onto their privilege because it is all they have, and that somehow this means that someone without their … Continue reading

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That’s why it’s called “Buffoon Juice”

Big Baby DougJ: Teh Jeebus is a shell game politically, at least at the national level. The biggest issue is reproductive rights and they’ll never overturn Roe v. Wade. If they did, that would be the end of the Republican … Continue reading

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Paranoia will destroy ya

From “My Left Behind” at Cheetoville: BREAKING: Leaked Rove email singles out Daily Kos Aug. 24, 2011 From: KR To: All Internet Operatives and Interns Re: Internet Operations — For Immediate and Aggressive Implementation CONFIDENTIAL — EYES ONLY Hello Gang, … Continue reading

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They’re usually full of it, not coated with it

FOX News: Reporter Gives Update Covered In Sea Foam A local news reporter from Washington, D.C. ended up getting covered in what is probably the remnants of raw sewage as he delivered live hurricane reports from Ocean City, Md. WTTG-TV … Continue reading

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