Category Archives: 2014 Elections

#Truthy: a scheme out Goebbel’s Christmas Wish List

This story was mentioned in the comments a couple of days ago: Feds spend $1 million on 'Truthy' to track misinformation on #Twitter. http://t.co/hG3X9YcUgg pic.twitter.com/mIhHVSuagG — MB's AllTw!tter (@alltwtr) August 27, 2014 From the tweeted link: In the future the … Continue reading

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KA-BLOOEY!

LAST NIGHT THERE WAS AN EVENT SO EPIC AND HISTORIC THAT ONLY ALL CAPS WILL DO TO TELL IT! ERIC CANTOR LOST TO A TEA PARTY CHALLENGER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! No, seriously. A Tea Party candidate named Dave Brat defeated the sitting House … Continue reading

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This Guy Really Puts the “Dick” in Dickinson

The graphic above is an actual tweet from Mike Dickinson, “Liberal Democrat campaigning for the nomination to unseat Eric Cantor in the 7th Congressional District of Virginia!” And there you have it, straight from the front lines of the Democrat … Continue reading

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On Bellwethers & Deflated Conflations

  So this is what an actual bellwether actually looks like. Good to know. I had to look up the etymology because we hear it so often, especially in politics. The Florida Special Election held today is supposed to be … Continue reading

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Don’t Talk About Sex

Mike Huckabee stepped into a pile of shit this week: Huckabee was speaking at the Republican National Committee’s winter meeting Thursday when he remarked: “If the Democrats want to insult women by making them believe that they are helpless without … Continue reading

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The Law of Gravity is Inexorable and Implacable

The Hammer of Kraut: Obama: The Fall Fate is fickle, power cyclical, and nothing is new under the sun. Especially in Washington, where after every election the losing party is sagely instructed to confess sin, rend garments and rethink its … Continue reading

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McConnell, ProgressKentucky, and Kentucky’s Weird Political Dynamics

As a former Louisvillian, I have been watching the McConnell-Progress Kentucky taping scandal unfold with some interest. It is quickly turning into a melodrama of epic proportions, little of which will make it into the national mainstream media because of … Continue reading

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