Obama and the Virtues of “Politicking”
Aug30

Obama and the Virtues of “Politicking”

WASHINGTON — President Obama’s address to the nation on Iraq this week underscores the agony of his presidency, and its core political problem. Seen from the inside, the administration is an astonishing success. Obama has kept his principal promises and can take credit for achievements that eluded his Democratic predecessors. He pledged to have all combat troops out of Iraq by the end of this month and, as Obama will...

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“New” Unifying Moral Leader Glenn Beck Assails Obama’s Practice of Religion in Post Rally Interview
Aug30

“New” Unifying Moral Leader Glenn Beck Assails Obama’s Practice of Religion in Post Rally Interview

Well, kiddies, that certainly didn’t take long: less than 48 hours after getting mega-new and mega-old media coverage of his own, personal Washington, DC rally to “reclaim” the civil rights movement during which he gave a speech noting how we must try to get poison out of American life, talk show money machine and aspiring America moral leader Glenn Beck has blasted President Barack Obama’s religion. Now, let...

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An Interesting Katrina Story
Aug30

An Interesting Katrina Story

I often disagree with the politics over on Red State but found this story very interesting as it is pretty much first (or second) person on how to survive Katrina. To be fair not everyone had a relative to help and not everyone could get to a car, but it does go to show that there were options. This does not reduce the seriousness of the suffering or the need to learn from mistakes, but it is always useful to see all the sides of a...

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Glenn Beck – The Prophesied One
Aug29

Glenn Beck – The Prophesied One

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Snake Oil
Aug29

Snake Oil

I hope have read Joe’s excellent post below on Glenn Beck’s magical mystery tour this weekend.  So what is it all about?  It’s all about snake oil.  Here is a post I did over at Newshoggers a few months ago. ————————————- Modern Day Snake Oil While P.T. Barnum may be dead the fact remains that a sucker is born every minute. Last week Forbes...

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