Monthly Archives: January 2009

Friday Follies 1.30.09

January 30, 2009
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Tis that time once again when we take stock of the inane and foolish put upon us by those forced to navigate life with an amount of gray matter just slightly larger than that found in your average toad. I could not have received a better birthday present. The midwest in yet another winter storm,…

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Partisan, Smartisan….

January 29, 2009
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It’s official. Nancy Pelosi brought down the gavel last night on a Democratic party “economic stimulus bill” (read oink, oink, pork, pork) with not one Republican voting in favor. Just when I’d given up all hope concerning the party of Lincoln they surprise me with a spectacular show of unity and leadership. Eleven Democrats also…

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Blame and Shame

January 28, 2009
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Julia Finch, Andrew Clark, and David Teather of The Guardian have managed to do what I have yet to see accomplished by any of the self styled “respected” journalists here in the states. They have identified, and explained the role of, twenty five people who had the most (in their view, at least) to do…

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Ladies…..and…..Gentlemen….(Part II)

January 27, 2009
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How time flies when you’re having fun. I had no idea it had been three weeks since we last visited the D.C. circus until an email reminded me I had promised a re-visit and where was it? I tried the lame excuse about an Israeli invasion into Gaza and a little item known as an…

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Time for The Times?

January 26, 2009
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Anyone who knows me, knows my disdain for Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Jr. and what he has done to the once venerated The New York Times. By allowing political bias to infect the newsroom “Sully” has done more than just sully the The Times reputation. He has brought disrespect and skepticism to an entire profession. Certainly,…

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Friday Follies 1.23.09

January 23, 2009
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Tis that time once again when we take stock of the inane and foolish put upon us by those forced to navigate life with an amount of gray matter just slightly larger than that found in your average toad. Wow, what a week eh? In the past seven days the world watched the United States…

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