Monthly Archives: May 2012

When will Obama ‘evolve’ on jobs?


From MoveOn.org: Breaking: The Obama Announcement That May Just Make You Cry And after the sappy headline: Yes! We couldn’t be more excited! As MoveOn Executive Director Justin Ruben puts it: “This is a historic day. The president’s support for … Continue reading

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Mittens distinguishes himself again


How awful is Mitt Romney? Is there anything he won’t do or say to improve his chances of being elected? Here’s a for instance: … On Thursday morning, as Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton conducted tense negotiations with the … Continue reading

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Cut food stamps, save the F-35!


And save the rich from having to return to those grim days before the Bush tax cuts, which have, over the past decade, added $2.4 trillion to the federal deficit. From ThinkProgress: Yesterday, House Republicans moved legislation forward aimed at … Continue reading

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A lie is a lie is a lie is a lie


Everybody knows if you are too careful you are so occupied in being careful that you are sure to stumble over something. ― Gertrude Stein How many of you English majors knew that Gertrude Stein took the side of Frenchmen … Continue reading

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It’s the jobs market, stupid


Last week I noted that Mitt Romney — insipid, empathy-free, and a congenital liar — was a gift from the gods to the Barack Obama re-election campaign. But even the gift of Mittens won’t help Obama if he continues to … Continue reading

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Demon weed or regular fags?


Don’t tell the Department of Justice, but Ray Davies may have been substituting the rhyming slang term “Harry rag” for “marijuana cigarette.” But the song could just as easily be about regular cigarettes, or fags, as the Brits call them. … Continue reading

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The DOJ’s jihad on medical marijuana


The world’s most ridiculously named law enforcement organization — the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms — is one of many federal agencies participating in the crackdown on medical marijuana dispensaries and growers, something that many Barack Obama supporters couldn’t … Continue reading

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