Daily Archives: September 7, 2011

Republican Debate Live Blog

Republican Debate 2011: Reagan Library hosts GOP Presidential Candidates The Republican Candidates Debate at the Reagan Library happens tonight at 8pm. Eight Presidential candidates will square off in a debate co-moderated by John F. Harris of POLITICO and Brian Williams … Continue reading

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Quote of the Year

Eleanor Clift: Overall, though, labor is not happy with Obama. “Most workers voted for Hillary Clinton in the primaries,” says a labor organizer who did not want to be quoted seeming to disparage the president. “Everywhere there were blue-collar workers, … Continue reading

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¿Cómo chinges “prebuttal?”

The smell of Democratic flopsweat is getting really bad: Democratic National Committee “prebuttal” to GOP presidential debate paints rivals as Tea Party extremists The Republican 2012 presidential contenders debate Wednesday night at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, … Continue reading

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Do your ears hang low?

Dumbo has nothing on this dog. This is an open thread. GOP Debate live-blog starts in three hours (+ or -) (h/t I Own the World)

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That’s not “asking questions”

According to Politicususa and Death and Taxes, three people were arrested at a Paul Ryan townhall for merely “asking questions.” When turning his town halls into PPV events didn’t keep the protesters away, Rep. Ryan did the next best thing. … Continue reading

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Silence is racist or something

Satire is dead: Pelosi Peeved Republicans Opt Out of Rebuttal to Obama Speech Republicans have decided they’re not going to give a rebuttal to President Obama’s jobs speech later this week, a decision House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi took as … Continue reading

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The New Daily Howler

The Incomparable Bob Somerby has moved to a new location. For those of you that have been in a coma for the past decade and a half, Bob pretty much invented political blogging. He’s been at it since 1998 – … Continue reading

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This is what happens when you pal around with Bill Maher

Huffpoop: Ann Coulter, Laura Ingraham Trash Sarah Palin Ann Coulter and Laura Ingraham took a series of brutal swipes at Sarah Palin on Tuesday’s “O’Reilly Factor.” Ingraham was filling in for Bill O’Reilly, and she and Coulter agreed that Palin … Continue reading

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Mierda de toro

Jeff Zelany: A Campaign Challenge: Defining Obama President Obama may have escaped the burden of a Democratic primary challenger. Yet the battle to define him is rapidly escalating — not only by Republicans competing to run against him, but also … Continue reading

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Unintentionally revealing

Richard Cohen discovers that Obama is so last year: It’s no longer Obama-land in the Hamptons Barack Obama has lost the Hamptons. That sentence is a fat target for ridicule, I know, since the Hamptons are often reviled as the … Continue reading

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Verily, for He shall cut thy taxes and give thee pork

Need more proof that Obama is Bush III?: Old Tax Relief Seen as Anchor in Obama Plan The centerpiece of the job creation package that President Obama plans to announce on Thursday — payroll tax relief for workers and perhaps … Continue reading

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We were prematurely correct

Hugh at Corrente: There comes a time when people realize that whoever else Obama might be he’s not the guy to fix their and the nation’s problems. A realization like that is equivalent to a sentence of death politically. There … Continue reading

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I’d rather get a Brazilian wax from Rosa Klebb

Matt Taibbi: I was in an airport in Florida yesterday and was forced into a terrible, Sophie’s Choice-type choice. I was hours early for a flight and stuck in a relatively small terminal crammed with people. Only one area in … Continue reading

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