Archive for April, 2011

Open Thread

By Jacob | Related entries in News

I had no interest in “The Wedding!” today but my wife DVR’d it and I ended up watching. I enjoyed thinking about the politics of the wedding and couldn’t help thinking of my favorite “crystal-clutching-hobbit-dork” series A Song of Ice and Fire. I’m sure there’s all kinds of intrigue happening behind the scenes here. Two […]

April 29th, 2011 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Here You Go, Donald!

By Tully | Related entries in News

Yes, I’ve had posting privileges here for years but have not had the time or reason to create posts. But hey, here’s something for Donald Trump and the Bellowing Birthers, fresh and hot from the White House: Obama’s Original Long Form Birth Registration Enjoy. Tweet

April 27th, 2011 | Permalink| 15 Comments »

Trump “Obama Birth Certificate Missing”; Hawaiian Republican Official “I’ve Seen It”

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Obama, Republicans, The Donald

The ironic thing about all of this is that Obama’s actual birth certificate isn’t even allowed for official use in Hawaii, but the Certificate of Live Birth, the document he has been using since the get go, is allowed. The only reason Trump opens his mouth these days is to change shoes… “Well I’ve been […]

April 26th, 2011 | Permalink| 9 Comments »

Ron Paul To Run For President In 2012

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Libertarian, Republicans, Ron Paul

He’s in! From National Journal: Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, whose outspoken libertarian views and folksy style made him a cult hero during two previous presidential campaigns, will announce on Tuesday that he’s going to try a third time. Sources close to Paul, who is in his 12th term in the House, said he will unveil […]

April 25th, 2011 | Permalink| 7 Comments »

Gabrielle Giffords Can Use Left Side Of Body Perfectly

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats

In March we reported that Gabrielle Giffords was talking in full sentences, although it wasn’t easy. Looks like that’s still the case, but now she can use the left side of her body as if nothing had happened. “Her left side is perfect,” (Giffords’ Chief of Staff Pia) Carusone says. “She can do whatever you […]

April 24th, 2011 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Donald Trump Wonders Why Reporters Won’t Ask Him Anything But Birther Questions?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in The Donald, Video

I keep asking myself if Trump is actually this clueless or is this all an act? Oh, he also says that he has learned some very interesting things about Obama’s origins and will reveal them soon. Something tells me we’re seeing another Geraldo Rivera “Al Capone’s Vault” moment. Anybody else feel the same? Some bad […]

April 21st, 2011 | Permalink| 9 Comments »

Raul Castro Could Reform Cuba

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Cuba

Many thought that there would be no difference between him and his brother. Well, if he keeps his promises…boy were “many” wrong. From Ahram Online: For the first time since he and his brother came to power more than a half century ago, President Raul Castro proposed term limits for Cuba’s leaders, admitted that errors […]

April 19th, 2011 | Permalink| 7 Comments »

Vouching Healthcare

By donar | Related entries in Comedy, Health Care, Republicans, Video

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April 19th, 2011 | Permalink| No Comments »

Politico Thinks Donald Trump Might Be For Real…Maybe

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Republicans, tea party, The Donald

I still think it’s a stunt, but Trump is making moves towards running a real campaign. So says Politico: Despite an almost universal refusal by Republican establishment figures and the press to take him seriously, Donald Trump is taking very concrete steps toward forming — and announcing — a presidential campaign. He has interviewed at […]

April 18th, 2011 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Open Thread

By Jacob | Related entries in Open Thread

Townes Van Zandt was an incredible songwriter and a great storyteller. I first heard this song on a live album where he’s playing in Germany. He explains that Amarillo is a town in Texas where the wind blows 80 miles per hour all the time. He says the hippies look real funny there because their […]

April 15th, 2011 | Permalink| 2 Comments »