(via Musings of a Philosophical Scrivener) From Daily Kos: The best story of the night? The one that should unite us all? From the Republican primary results: Bush 57,670 Kerry 835 Dean 633 Clark 545 Edwards 541 That’s over 2,500 registered Republicans who wrote in a Democrat in their ballot. For what it’s worth, here’s … Continue reading “New Hampshire Republican Primary Results”
From Joe Lieberman for President 2004: Joe Surging In New Hampshire 1/27 — Today is the day! Since Joe’s amazing debate performance on Thursday night, his support in New Hampshire has been surging. Buoyed by newspaper endorsements, terrific television ads that your contributions keep on the air, and Joe’s own stamina and optimism, New Hampshire … Continue reading “Joementum != Momentum”
(via August J. Pollak) Things Howard Dean can do to look more “presidential”: Announce proudly that no president has ever done as much as him for human rights. Dress up in a crotch-accentuating flight suit and land a jet on an aircraft carrier. Brag repeatedly about a sub-standard college grade point average. Get arrested for … Continue reading “Some Advice for Howard Dean”
(via Eschaton) THEN: “Any appointment of a federal judge during a recess should be opposed.” — Sen. Trent Lott (R-MS) opposing the appointment of an African American judge, December 2000 NOW: “Judge Pickering’s record deems this recess appointment fully appropriate.” — Sen. Trent Lott (R-MS), 1/17/04 Honestly, is anyone really surprised by Lott’s blatant hypocrisy?
(via Blah3.com) Check out the hate mail Margaret Cho has received concerning her MoveOn appearance.
In my email today: Three Texas surgeons were playing golf together and discussing surgeries they had performed. One of them said, “I’m the best surgeon in Texas. A concert pianist lost 7 fingers in an accident, I reattached them, and 8 months later he performed a private concert for the Queen of England.” One of … Continue reading “Another George W. Bush Joke”
ACLU defends Limbaugh’s privacy in prescription drug case: The Florida ACLU filed court papers Monday supporting Limbaugh’s argument that state investigators violated his constitutional right to privacy when they seized his medical records in November to investigate whether he violated drug laws when he purchased prescription painkillers.
WARNING: The text of H. R. 3687 will infect your soul, curve your spine and keep the country from winning the war. 108th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 3687 To amend section 1464 of title 18, United States Code, to provide for the punishment of certain profane broadcasts, and for other purposes. IN THE HOUSE … Continue reading “H. R. 3687”
From Tina’s Shark Tank: You Might Be A Republican If… (Author unknown) You think “proletariat” is a type of cheese. You’ve named your kids “Deduction one” and Deduction two” You’ve tried to argue that poverty could be abolished if people were just allowed to keep more of their minimum wage. You’ve ever referred to someone … Continue reading “You Might Be A Republican If…”
From Al Franken’s Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right: Anytime a liberal points out that the wealthy are disproportionately benefiting from Bush’s tax policies, Republicans shout, “class warfare!” In her book, A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous Fourteenth Century, Barbara Tuchman writes about a peasant revolt … Continue reading “Class Warfare!”