Monthly Archives: August 2009

Glenn Beck: Less cash, more zombies

So far, 46 advertisers have walked away from the Glenn Beck freak show. But his ratings are surging. People who are scratching their heads over this are forgetting the power of controversy to drive interest and intrigue (and ratings.) So … Continue reading

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Charlie’s brain to fill Martinez’s Senate seat

George W. Bush had Karl Rove, Charlie Crist had George LeMieux, and now, the U.S. Senate will, too. Word is, Gov. Crist will appoint his political fixer, former chief of staff George LeMieux, to fill Melly Mel’s Senate seat, after … Continue reading

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Arizona Black gun nut linked to pastor who wants Obama dead, ‘melted like a snail’

Remember Chris? He’s probably the only Black man in America who could wade through a crowd of white people, visibly strapped with an assault rifle, and not get shot (or at least catch a serious official beat-down.) On a more … Continue reading

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In Kennedy’s honor: three simple steps to get health reform done

With Ted Kennedy’s passing, the burden of fulfilling his life’s work — making sure that every American has access to decent, basic healthcare, something any civilized society should provide — falls to the members of his party, particularly his fellow … Continue reading

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Michael Steele confuses, humiliates himself (again)

It’s no fun ridiculing Michael Steele when he does such a thorough job of it himself. This time, he stumbles on NPR, where anchor Steve Inskeep befuddled the screwball RNC chair over contradictions between his so-called “Seniors Bill of Rights” … Continue reading

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Local buzz: the difference between Dade and Broward…

… is that in Broward, eventually you get caught:

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Good night, Teddy

Senator Edward Kennedy, the baby brother, the torchbearer of Camelot, who took the Kennedy family and mantle on his shoulders after losing each of this brothers, who failed to become president but became perhaps our greatest modern-day Senator, and in … Continue reading

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Pretty sure you’re going to hell if…

You rob a church (and take the pastor’s Town Car.) One robber targets Miami’s historic Jordan Grove church (I’ve hosted forums there. It’s a great venue and the pastor is a very nice gentleman…) as the Herald reports: For more … Continue reading

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Did the UK deal on Lockerbie bomber?

As an editorial in the Dallas Morning News points out: Governments don’t turn loose convicted mass murderers to spend the rest of their days amid the comforts of home, especially when that killer is the only man ever held responsible … Continue reading

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Conservatives without conscience: Tom Coburn

Meet Tom Coburn: medical doctor, United States Senator, C-Street marriage counselor / presidential pal … and apparently, callous jerk who can’t figure out that his office purportedly offering to help a desperate woman whose husband’s health insurer is failing her, … Continue reading

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