Month: September 2008

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Socialism for Billionaires

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On September 24, 2008

From each according to his abilities, to each according to his socio-economic status. Update: Matt Millen was just fired. It’s clear that certain trenchant media criticisms in this time of econo

This Would Be Nice…

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On September 23, 2008

We can always hope: Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford has closed to within a statistical tie with Republican incumbent Mitch McConnell in their U.S. Senate race, according to a new poll by SurveyUS

Max Boot: A World of Crazy

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On September 23, 2008
Josh Marshall notes that Max Boot is “a key advisor and campaign surrogate” for John McCain, which I suppose means that Victor Davis Hanson’s vote has been secured at last. Meantime, Marshall is wondering about all the “completely insane things” Boot has said or written over the years. Since I don’t know what Boot ordered […]

Let Them All Talk

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On September 23, 2008

I agree that as long as the plan that passes is acceptable, the fact that Republicans will run against Dems for passing it isn’t a big deal. (Just as they shouldn’t even consider Bush̵

Now this is impressive

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On September 23, 2008
Bush’s approval rating has sunk to 19% in the latest ARG poll. That’s lower than Nixon’s the week he resigned. Probably the most telling stat in the breakdown is that Dubya has an 8% approval rating among self-described independents. Basically every Democrat and almost every independent voter in the country hates him. His remaining support […]

Why the polar bears hate us

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On September 22, 2008

I have an article on Palin’s environmental record at the MI. There was a lot that I didn’t have time or space to explore with respect to Palin’s environmental record, but I did come

Prop 8 And the Status Quo

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On September 22, 2008

Opposition to the California Proposition seeking to eliminate the right of same-sex couples to marry and restore them to second-class citizenship continues to grow, with 55% planning to vote no and ju

Let Them Draw The Line Here

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On September 22, 2008
Look, if Republicans want to go to the mat for executives who think that they deserve multi-million dollar payouts for running venerable, profitable companies completely into the ground — “It’s the unassailable product of the Free Market! Now how about that $700 billion in taxpayer money to buy our worthless assets? Gimme Gimme Gimme!” — […]

Peter the Great on the Way!

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On September 22, 2008

RFS Pyotr Velikiy and his (my understanding is that Russians use the masculine in reference to naval vessels, but if anyone has clarification, please don’t hesitate) entourage set sail for Venez

Miracle

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On September 22, 2008

Like Sheehan, I didn’t see it coming, but Tampa making the playoffs in a brutally tough division is one of the most remarkable baseball stories of the decade. Congrats to ’em, and it will

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