Daily Archives: September 6, 2011

Post No Bills

The US Postal Service is an institution that precedes the founding of the United States itself. It was defined in the Constitution and founding father Benjamin Franklin was the first Postmaster General. It was the first to deliver mail and … Continue reading

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Hello and Goodbye!

Pill homers for the San Francisco Giants in his first big-league at-bat Giants first baseman Brett Pill just homered in his first big-league at-bat, on the second pitch he saw and on his first swing, against Padres left-hander Wade LeBlanc. … Continue reading

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Separated at birth?

One is a cold-blooded and ruthless sociopath, and the other is a drug dealer. This is an open thread.

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That’s why it’s called a wildfire

(h/t ralphb for the video) Texas wildfires destroy more than 1,000 homes BASTROP, Texas (AP) — One of the most devastating wildfire outbreaks in Texas history left more than 1,000 homes in ruins Tuesday and stretched the state’s firefighting ranks … Continue reading

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Now the shoe is on the other foot

Hot Air: Tapper grills Carney: Why isn’t it fair to blame Obama for Hoffa’s remarks? Nice catch by JT. I’d forgotten about this incident from Campaign ’08, when McCain apologized for Bill Cunningham’s reference to “Barack Hussein Obama” in his … Continue reading

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Coming Attractions: NFL Season Opener Live Blog

Bill McGurn at the Wall Street Journal: In everyday life, when you don’t have something to say, you avoid the stage. In our nation’s capital, by contrast, the world operates like the one Alice found behind the Looking Glass. That’s … Continue reading

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A pox on both houses!

James Fallows prints the following letter: Like Mike Lofgren, I am a retired Congressional staffer who worked for a House Member from 1985 until January of this year. Unlike Lofgren, I did not retire voluntarily; my boss, a moderate Democrat, … Continue reading

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John Podhoretz: Obama’s “Country Before Party” Nonsense News reports suggest that on Thursday night, the president will tell Republicans in the House and Senate that they should put “country before party” and endorse his proposals for job creation. The “country … Continue reading

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The New-New Civility

Pro-Democrat Media Mouthpieces: Fox Doctors Hoffa Speech To Fabricate Call For Violence Right-wing bloggers misled by dishonest Fox News video editing are attacking Teamsters President James Hoffa for supposedly urging violence against Tea Party activists during a Labor Day speech. … Continue reading

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Spinning Sarah

Via The Other McCain: As Palin returns to NH, questions abound At this point, Palin’s drawn-out flirtation with a candidacy has turned excitement over “The Sarah Factor” to “Sarah Fatigue” in some quarters. “You tend to get a sense now … Continue reading

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Palin’s Platform for the Presidency

On Saturday in Iowa, Sarah Palin showed a preview of what her as yet undeclared campaign for the presidency will focus on: crony capitalism. She called out as the number one problem, not the left vs right divide, not even … Continue reading

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Turning “historic win” into “epic fail”

WaPo: Obama ratings sink to new lows as hope fades Public pessimism about the direction of the country has jumped to its highest level in nearly three years, erasing the sense of hope that followed President Obama’s inauguration and pushing … Continue reading

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Village Idiots

Via Hot Air: Fineman Says ObamaCare Was President’s Biggest Mistake – Ignatius Agrees Wouldn’t it be fascinating if media members that helped this President pass ObamaCare against America’s wishes came to the conclusion this was his biggest mistake? On Sunday’s … Continue reading

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