Daily Archives: June 13, 2012


SJ Mercury: San Francisco Giants’ Matt Cain pitches first perfect game in franchise history Matt Cain has talked openly of his lifelong dream of throwing a perfect game. It’s no longer just a dream. Cain threw the first perfect game … Continue reading

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Reason #9,473 Why Obamney is Scary

Who is Zach Carter? And why is he perpetrating journalism at HuffPo of all places? In a rather thorough (and lengthy) piece at the normally tabloidesque website, Mr. Carter reports on a leaked memo purportedly from the Obama Administration that … Continue reading

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Here we go again

CBS: 90 percent of Chicago teachers authorize strike Teachers in the nation’s third-largest school district voted overwhelmingly to authorize the first strike in 25 years if their union and the city cannot reach a deal on a contract this summer … Continue reading

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Obama to try Hail Mary Speech

It must be summer, because here come the reruns: Can President Obama talk his way out of political trouble (again)? President Obama’s decision to deliver a major economic speech in Ohio tomorrow amounts to an attempted campaign reset after almost … Continue reading

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The Crying Guy

Apparently the guy didn’t get his full 15 minutes of fame on election night so he called a local conservative radio show to defend himself. Big mistake. (Via Ace of Spades)

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And the Plot Thickens

Last Friday I read this story about how Obama’s pick for Ambassador to Iraq was being held up in the Senate because of “racy e-mails” he exchanged with a reporter to whom he is now married. Dropped on a Friday, … Continue reading

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Another day, another open thread

I got nothing right now. Check back later, I’m sure I’ll be witty and inspiring. Or half-witty and perspiring. Sometimes it’s hard for me to tell the difference.

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