My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2008-10-26) →
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Barack Obama for President– Finally! Editorial - Barack Obama - Editorial Board - Endorsement - NYTimes.com
This Monday, a black bear cub was killed and left at the entrance to Western...– Erik Ose: McCain and Palin Inciting Violence in North Carolina Dead bears, Obama monkey dolls, slashed tires, violent voter intimidation… Is this really what the Republican ticket is all about? How embarassing this must be for those sensible Republicans out there who see their party being...
Thank God I’ve already voted! I think they must have confused me with that other Lance Ball who played for the Maryland Terrapins a few years ago and was drafted into the NFL. Check it out and pass it along.
The presidential election is just 15 days away, but polls show between five and...– What Undecided Voters Are Waiting For : NPR How can anyone possibly be undecided at this point?
It seems to me if we had the tools to measure we’d find that Barack Obama...– Limbaugh, George Will: Powell Endorsed Obama Based On Race Oh, my God. What racist pigs. These guys just don’t get it. So much of the country is eager for Obama to be president not because of his skin color, but because he’s the most compelling, exciting, genuine, truthful, respected...
David, Just Say You Like Him Already
RE: Thinking About Obama - David Brooks, NY Times Op Ed Column David, I do enjoy your writing in spite of the fact that I often disagree with you. It’s funny to me, however, that you seem to like Obama so much but have such a hard time admitting it. Your backhanded compliments seem less like real critiques than they are a way to simply deflect attention from the fact that you like him so...
Please let me know what camel toads are, and how I might be able to tell if he...– OH * MY * GOD That’s some funny stuff. Make It Happen: Now that’s funny right there…I don’t care who you are :)
I believe that Barack Obama is intelligent enough to realize that with a two...– Apt comments on the final debate from the NY Times.
The Financial Crisis, as Explained to My...
patrixio: Economist Kevin Nguyen explains the country’s economic woes to his younger sister, using Pokémon as an analogy. Seriously. The following is an actual conversation I had with my younger sister, Olivia. She likes to draw, play World of Warcraft, and now, she’s the only fourteen-year-old girl who understands the U.S. economic crisis. Kevin: Have you been following the news? Olivia:...
Olbermann: McCain, suspend your campaign - Countdown with Keith Olbermann- msnbc.com
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2008-10-12) →
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The Republican campaign strategy now involves sending their candidates to areas...– I’ve come to really like Gail Collins’ writing. Dear Old Golden Dog Days
My Letter to John McCain
Pointless, I know, but I sent it this morning… Honestly, I am stunned at the hate mongering and lies perpetrated by your campaign. I used to respect you Senator McCain, but I believe your campaign tactics are no better than Bush’s and that if your VP selection doesn’t stop inciting racial hatred at her rallies, then you are complicit in race baiting and hate mongering. And...
11 Life Lessons in The Big Lebowski →
You want a toe? I can get you a toe.
Sarah Palin represents a fatal cancer to the Republican party.– David Brooks speaking with Jeffrey Goldberg from The Atlantic. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/10/08/david-brooks-sarah-palin_n_133001.html
The Palins' un-American activities →
willchatham: “Where’s the outrage, Sarah Palin has been asking this week, in her attacks on Obama’s fuzzy ties to Ayers? The question is more appropriate when applied to her own disturbing associations.” Note: Fixed the broken link. (Thanks Lance)
Even as the investment bank Lehman Brothers pleaded for a federal bailout to...– Lehman Managers Portrayed as Irresponsible - NYTimes.com
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2008-10-5) →
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