Monthly Archives: July 2012

Ted Cruz wins – another Palin endorsement pays off

Ted Cruz wins Republican runoff for Texas Senate seat Former state solicitor general Ted Cruz, a tea party-aligned conservative once regarded as a long-shot candidate, has won the Republican runoff in Texas, where he will be the GOP nominee for … Continue reading

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Testosterone Tuesday Open Thread

So what’s happening today? Are the Olympics still going on? Anything tin-foily to report? Does Obama still wear mom-jeans? This is an open thread.

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How the news is made

‘Kiss My A**’: Media Fabricates ‘Gaffe’ After Romney’s Successful Israel, Poland Visits You have to love the way this story is written by Politico’s Jonathan Martin — whose Indian name is He Who Does Oppo-Research On Private Citizens To Protect … Continue reading

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Why didn’t we just elect another Clinton?

An Obama quote taken out of context, yet again There is a dead giveaway here that something is missing: Why would Obama be bragging that his plan “worked” when the unemployment rate is still above 8 percent? That doesn’t sound … Continue reading

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The Big Dawg Rulz!

In U.S., Bill Clinton at His Most Popular Solid majorities of whites, independents, and all age groups view him favorably Two-thirds of Americans — 66% — have a favorable opinion of former U.S. President Bill Clinton, tying his record-high favorability … Continue reading

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Imagine if the Klan did the same thing

Federal Court Finds Obama Appointees Interfered With New Black Panther Prosecution A federal court in Washington, DC, held today that political appointees appointed by President Obama did interfere with the Department of Justice’s prosecution of the New Black Panther Party. … Continue reading

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It’s not bigotry if we do it

Breaking the Anti-Mormon Code Democrats, media using coded language to draw attention to Mitt Romney’s faith The Obama campaign and mainstream media are using “dog-whistles” to draw attention to and suspicion of Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith, while attempting to maintain … Continue reading

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New Racist Romney Olympics Ad

Restore Our Future makes $7.2 million ad buy on Romney’s Olympics experience The pro-Mitt Romney super PAC Restore Our Future is airing a spot featuring skater Kristi Yamaguchi and others offering testimonials about the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics that … Continue reading

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In defense of capitalism

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.” Winston Churchill The Joe Moneybags Gazette: Mitt Romney’s résumé at Bain should be a slam dunk. He has … Continue reading

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Breaking Bad Open Thread

It’s Sunday night and time once again for the best damn show on television. Who’s your favorite supporting character? I vote for Tuco’s uncle Hector. Except for a couple of flashback scenes he never speaks and yet he expresses himself … Continue reading

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Is the Wailing Wall any less holy on any other day?

Jeffery Goldberg has his panties twisted: Temple Mount Tackiness Today is Tisha b’Av, the ninth of Av, a Jewish day of fasting and mourning. It is on this day that the First and Second Temples were destroyed. The Western Wall, … Continue reading

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Media = WATBs (UPDATED)

WaPo: Romney bans media from Jerusalem fundraiser, violating pre-established protocol Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, who touched down here Saturday night for a day of meetings with top Israeli and Palestinian leaders, plans to wrap up his visit to Israel … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Music Open Thread

This post is dedicated to Newark, New Jersey.

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Fantasy F*ck Freebie Open Thread

Anyone who used to watch Friends knows what I’m talking about. You and your spouse/significant other each make a list of five celebrities you are allowed to have consequence free sex with if you ever get the chance. (They have … Continue reading

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Another Palin goes Hollywood

Obot heads will be exploding: Sarah Palin in awe of husband Todd’s feats on ‘Stars Earn Stripes’ Sarah Palin said politics can be “pretty brutal,” but not as brutal as what her husband, Todd, and the rest of the cast … Continue reading

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When did Benjamin Netanyahu become an unimpeachable source?

This story from Cheetoville is making the rounds thanks to the usual suspects: Netanyahu: Romney Lying About Their Friendship Bibi Netanyahu told Vanity Fair “I remember him [Romney] for sure, but I don’t think we had any particular connections, I … Continue reading

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Friday Night Music Open Thread

The Olympic Opening Ceremony is tonight. I’ll be watching the Giants and Dodgers. What will you be doing?

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Why do people hate us?

Bob Cesca: Why Do People Hate Liberals? To be honest, I didn’t intend to get into yet another column-length rant about this topic… until I read a piece on Salon by Alex Pareene who thinks, “Aaron Sorkin is why people … Continue reading

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Double Face Palm with a Headdesk

Just when you think it can’t get no more stupider, a Prog proves you wrong. Jonathan Chait: The Real Reason ‘You Didn’t Build That’ Works The key thing is that Obama is angry, and he’s talking not in his normal … Continue reading

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The British can kiss my spotted dick

Slublog: Mitt Romney, a guy who has run an Olympics ceremony, offered some tepid criticism of your security for the games and you folks pretty much freaked the hell out over it. Could Romney have answered the question differently? Of … Continue reading

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