Daily Archives: February 17, 2009

Obama in Denver for stim signing

The president will sign the economic recovery bill in my former hometown, at one of the best places ever: the Denver Museum of Science. The Denver Post asked ordinary Coloradans what they want President Obama to know. The submissions are … Continue reading

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Hey, anybody want a suit of armor?

Don’t feel bad, Donald, Jacko is in financial trouble too. So much so: he’s hawking his Neverland stuff.

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Trump Entertainment files for bankruptcy

Uh-oh… NEW YORK (Reuters) – Casino operator Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, according to court documents, wiped out by the recession and a mountain of debt. The move was widely expected, coming days … Continue reading

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Lift the ban

The Obama Pentagon mulls over the Bush-era rules on hiding our war dead.

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Bybee and Yoo in the crosshairs

… of a Senate ethics investigation. Could prosecution be next? We did, after all, prosecute those who issued legal opinions leading to the abuses committed by the Axis powers during World War II. And whither Alberto Gonzales and Don Rumsfeld? … Continue reading

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In case you missed it: the president’s day survey

Sorry Chris Matthews … I mean the George Washington’s Birthday survey. C-SPAN asked leading historians to rank the presidents (42 of them, since Grover Cleveland’s two non-consecutive terms are counted as one…) Spoiler alert: Dubya was ranked number 36th overall: … Continue reading

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