These two lines from Al Gore's latest jumped out. There was a time
when science was respected for being rigorous and always seeking
truth, no matter the result. That is being stood on its head by
Gore and his gang green.
But the scientific enterprise will never be completely free of
Bush didn't frame it quite that way. He's shown more class
than both Clinton and Carter in that regard. Both of them had been
critical of Bush at times during his tenure in office. The former
president simply pointed out that he used prayer to get him through difficult
FORT WORTH, Texas...
The New York Times looks at what details can be gleaned as
regards potential votes for and against Obama's health care reform
proposal. They stop short of saying it can't pass. But it doesn't look good for now.
WASHINGTON — The future of President Obama’s health care
overhaul now rests largely...
Update: Image and video below via HuffPo, which term it a riot. Looks like a
dumpster burning in image at right.
Oops, my bad. It wasn't a Tea Party event. I don't recall ever
seeing a report where a Tea Party turned violent, even with all
those extremists in attendance....
Now, there's an accomplished Louisiana political family for
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The sister of former U.S. Congressman William
Jefferson and her daughter have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to
commit mail fraud, aggravated identity theft, money laundering, and
Betty Jefferson and her daughter Angela Coleman admitted
Thursday they used political...
Until this year, I never appreciated the difference
between predictable and expected. I think I got it, now.
Unemployment claims filed last week rose unexpectedly, coming in
at 496,000, up 22,000 from the previous week.
Taken with other discouraging news released this week —
record-low January new home sales and a...
As Republicans frame the debate over health care as a matter of
choice, do people want the government to decide their health care
choices, or would they rather be free to make those choices
themselves, Barrack Obama seemed to become testy twice during the
Any perceived arrogance around Obama's remarks...
It's increasingly obvious that Ahnold took up body
building to compensate for short-comings in another area. That, or all the
roids over the years shriveled him up to nothing.
At this point, I'm thinking his wife must kick his azz
up one side and down the other of the governor's mansion.
They are going to get rid of this guy no matter what.
So much for democracy.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. David Paterson is under fresh pressure
to drop his run for a full term this year after a report about a
domestic abuse complaint against a top aide.
"I think it's become...
Heard this on the car radio earlier and looked it up online. Montgomery County, Md
decided to tax the rich two years ago with a millionaire's tax.
There are now 216 fewer millionaires living, or filing taxes within
the county and revenues actually dropped.
They never learn.
Montgomery County officials are wondering...
I'm embedding a code from the GOP. It should carry the live response from their research team as the debate unfolds.
The state of California is broke. Arnold and the
legislature can't come to terms on anything. Their public pension
fund is being investigated for investing in Iran.
So, what are they focused on?
A week long swearing ban. #%&#ing morons!
The resolution by Assemblyman Anthony Portantino, D-La Canada
Flintridge, was inspired by a...
At most, Obama can only hope to come away with a relatively marginal health care bill that
doesn't come close to his unrealistic campaign promises.
President Barack Obama will use a bipartisan summit Thursday to
push for sweeping health-care legislation, but if that fails to
generate enough support the White House has...
LOL Oh man, how embarrassing.
Unfortunately, the video report is incomplete. Did he flick? Opt
for the pocket slip?
Or, did he, you know, run his finger just a bit too snugly over
his lips when the camera wasn't looking? Inquiring minds want to
know, did Max Blumenthal swallow? Money says he...
I'm thinking these beauty pagents are going to start
including a whole new level of screening going forward.
And it won't have anything to do with looks.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The mayor of Beverly Hills is
outraged over a Miss California USA contestant who spoke out
against same-sex marriage and...
Via American Power blog.
For the second straight year, Southwest County conservatives
will kick off their political year with a February "tea party"
protest at Ynez and Rancho California roads.
While many of the causes uniting the group will be similar —-
calls for lower taxes and more accountability from government —-
Warning, link not safe for those offended by furry pink puppet
cleavage. Puppets looking for love in all the wrong
places? What is the world coming to?
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Puppet cleavage has been ruled
out for advertising posters in Colorado Springs bus shelters. Lamar
Advertising rejected posters for a touring...
Well, I guess they can always burn some trees.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Senate has voted to block the
state's only nuclear plant from operating after 2012.
Vermont is the only state in the country with a law giving its
Legislature a say over a nuclear plant's relicensing. Wednesday's