Daily Archives: October 10, 2011

I know comedy

And this isn’t funny. Andy Borowitz: Potential Race Between Black Guy and Mormon Poses Dilemma for Bigots A looming presidential race between a black guy and a Mormon is creating a major quandary for America’s bigots, a new poll reveals. … Continue reading

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I have found my calling

Why Crazy People Make Better Bloggers “Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes… the ones who see things differently …” — Steve Jobs Crazy people make better bloggers. Heather … Continue reading

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Jim Geraghty: New Poll Puts Cain Ahead of Obama I’m not terribly familiar with this firm, Poll Position, and they’re using automated voice survey techology (robo-pollsters, like Rasmussen) but their new survey result is worth mentioning because of the tidal … Continue reading

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Self-limiting growth potential

If you want to build a movement you claim represents 99% of the people it’s not a good idea to alienate a big chunk of them by waving the Soviet flag. Conservatives are generally patriotic. Some are hyper-patriotic. While many … Continue reading

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How to build a cult

Hot Air: Michael Moore galvanized the Occupy Wall Street mob last week in an “address” amplified for the mob by means of a “human microphone.” The human microphone has caught on like a sold-out Christmas toy with OWS mobs across … Continue reading

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States of Play 2012

I thought this would be interesting to talk about. When Sarah Palin said she would not run for the GOP nomination, she also said this: I believe that at this time I can be more effective in a decisive role … Continue reading

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Flipping the script

Rising Cain candidacy flips old narratives on politics and race Herman Cain doesn’t fit snugly into the usual narrative about race and American politics. It is not merely that the African-American businessman is coming on so strongly in the battle … Continue reading

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Can O’ Worms

When I first read what Herman Cain said I thought “Oh, shit! He’s gone and done it now!” Zandar Brings The Stupid: Herman Cain is now saying the fact that he exists means racism isn’t holding minorities back. It’s all … Continue reading

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