Archive for June, 2009

Wal-Mart Backs Employer Health Care Insurance Mandate

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Business, Health Care

When the world’s largest retailer backs something like this, it’s hard to ignore. Especially since they’ve had such a spotty record when it came to covering their 2 million employees in the past. From The Hill: With Wal-Mart’s endorsement of a legal requirement that employers provide health benefits to their workers, the nation’s largest employer […]

June 30th, 2009 | Permalink| 14 Comments »

Norm Coleman Concedes

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, Minnesota, Republicans, Senate
June 30th, 2009 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

McCain Loyalists Rip Sarah Palin In New Article

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in McCain, Palin, Republicans

I should come as no surprise that many Democrats pray for Sarah Palin to be the candidate in 2012, but many smart GOPers realize how much damage she could do to the brand. That’s why we’re seeing pieces like this latest rather lengthy Vanity Fair exposé. Read the rest over at True/Slant. Tweet

June 30th, 2009 | Permalink| 11 Comments »

Court Rules 5-0 That Franken Won Election

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, Law, Minnesota, Republicans, Senate

Nearly 9 months after the election, there appears to be some light at the end of the tunnel for Minnesota. From the AP: ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered that Democrat Al Franken be certified as the winner of the state’s long-running Senate race. The high court rejected a […]

June 30th, 2009 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

Gee, I Wonder Why Matt Drudge Isn’t As Relevant Anymore

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Obama, Partisan Hacks

BOMBSHELL!!!!! Matt Drudge creates the news so you don’t have to… As the summer begins, White House watchers have spotted a new look by President Obama: The Evil Eye! Staffers have joked about the menacing glance, which comes when the president meets with world leaders who are not aligned with his progressive view. White House […]

June 30th, 2009 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Dead Celebrities torment Saint Peter

By donar | Related entries in Cartoons, Political Graffiti

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June 29th, 2009 | Permalink| 8 Comments »

Supreme Court Rules Firefighter Test Cannot Be Invalidated

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Race, Supreme Court

In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court has reversed the appellate court decision on a controversial race case involving firefighters in New Haven, Connecticut. Previously, the appellate court including Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, ruled that the city of New Haven did nothing wrong by throwing out the results of a promotion exam because no […]

June 29th, 2009 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

Quote Of The Day – Stimulus Impact

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Money, Quotes

“We always knew we were not going to get all that much fiscal impact during the first five to six months. The big impact starts to hit from about now onwards.” – Obama economic adviser Christina Romer on when the economy will pick back up And this is true. From the CBO’s projections back in […]

June 29th, 2009 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Sonia Sotomayor Who?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, Republicans, Supreme Court

Have you noticed how little you’ve heard about Sonia Sotomayor lately? The reason is pretty simple, there are bigger fish for the Republicans to fry. Replacing a liberal justice with a liberal justice on the SCOTUS isn’t a huge deal at the end of the day and they have to save their strength to work […]

June 28th, 2009 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Meet The Press For 6/28/09

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Meet The Press, Video

I haven’t done this for a couple Sundays, but David Axelrod is back to try and do some damage control on the economy and Iran. Also, Mitt Romney and Lindsey Graham talk about Mark Sanford and the future of the GOP. Hello 2012. What did you think? Tweet

June 28th, 2009 | Permalink| 1 Comment »