Archive for November, 2009

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By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Blogging

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November 30th, 2009 | Permalink| 17 Comments »

Huckabee Weighing Presidential Run Against TV Show Success?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Huckabee, Media

I’d expect the former Arkansas Governor’s stock to drop significantly after the word gets out about how he views the presidency. From Politico: Mike Huckabee, the former Republican governor from Arkansas who has his own Fox show told Chris Wallace on “Fox News Sunday” that a 2012 presidential bid is “less than likely” and depends […]

November 29th, 2009 | Permalink| 24 Comments »

ClimateGate and Britain’s FOI

By Frank Hagan | Related entries in Climate Change

The release of emails and other documents from the University of East Anglia’s Climatic Research Unit (CRU) has proven to be, at the very least, an embarrassment to the scientists involved. Now, there may be legal issues involved. Britain’s Freedom of Information Act (FOI) is referenced several times in the stolen emails, notably in a […]

November 29th, 2009 | Permalink| 19 Comments »

White Voters Disenchanted With Obama?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Obama, Polls, Race

In the past week, Obama’s approval rating has finally slipped below the 50% mark in Gallup’s daily tracking poll. The reason why? His support among white voters has fallen from 61% to 39%. And that could be a big problem as he looks towards 2012. Or is it such a big problem? Or a completely […]

November 28th, 2009 | Permalink| 15 Comments »

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By Justin Gardner | Related entries in News

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November 27th, 2009 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Thanksgiving tradition – precedented and “un”

By mw | Related entries in Bad Decisions, Barack, China, Economy, Fiscal Responsibility, Food

The administration that has initiated so much that is unprecedented in American politics, introduced an unprecedented new Thanksgiving tradition – carving up our currency for the holidays.

November 26th, 2009 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Happy Turkey Day

By donar | Related entries in Cartoons, Political Graffiti

For all my foul feathered eaters…happy Thanks Giving! Peta commercial… Tweet

November 25th, 2009 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

You Know its Serious When it’s a Gate

By Frank Hagan | Related entries in Climate Change

You know an issue is serious when it gets the suffix “gate” added to it. “Climategate” seems to be sticking in the media for the publication of stolen email and program documents we covered in our story Climate Email Hacked. Even more significant: parodies are popping up: Like all parodies, its probably not fair, and […]

November 25th, 2009 | Permalink| 27 Comments »

Landrieu and Lincoln Line Up. Health Care Debate Is On.

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, Health Care

It’s happening… Two final holdouts, Sens. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana and Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas, announced in speeches a few hours apart on the Senate floor they would vote to clear the way for what is expected to be a bruising, full-scale health care debate after Thanksgiving. At a 10-year cost approaching $1 trillion, the […]

November 21st, 2009 | Permalink| 26 Comments »

9,000th Post On Donklephant

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Blogging

It feels a little hard to believe, but we’re marking another milestone on the site today: 9,000 posts in a little over 4 years. Many, many, many thanks to my fellow contributors who have written thousands of thoughtful posts. And many, many, many thanks to all of you who read and comment everyday. Here’s to […]

November 20th, 2009 | Permalink| 2 Comments »