Daily Archives: December 9, 2009

What do I have to do to get Alan Grayson to run for the U.S. Senate?

Orlando-area congressman Alan Grayson talked healthcare reform and Dick Cheney’s Obama treason talk on “Hardball” today, and dropped two of the classic one-liners of the year, proving once again why he is a rarity in politics today: an authentic guy … Continue reading

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Pimpin’ ain’t easy: the Rachel Uchitel files

The Daily Beast posts a terrific article about the deconstruction of Tiger Woods’ carefully manicured image. … and Rachel Uchitel sells … I mean tells … a tabloid that she’s not a tramp. Well thank goodness for that! She does, … Continue reading

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Viggo Mortensen’s take: Sarah Palin is dumb, but that’s not enough to stop her

The handsome star of one of my favorite movie trilogies (Lord of the Rings) voices one of my worries about Sarah Palin — and America, namely, that ignorance is hardly a barrier to high political office. Sure, Americans elected the … Continue reading

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5 reasons why, if it’s as advertised, the Senate healthcare compromise might be a good thing

I’m officially sick of the healthcare debate, which is why I’ve stopped writing much about it. Senate Democrats have dragged the darned thing on for so long, and in such tortured fashion, I’m very nearly in the camp that says … Continue reading

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Michael Steele: angry black man

RNC chairman Michael Steele, on “Morning Joe,” demonstrates the thin skin, acid personality, and tendency to attach racial meaning to things that have no apparent racial meaning (even though he’s a member of a political party that claims that the … Continue reading

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Chasing Sarah Palin chasing the news

*It is no longer possible to hide the decline of a once great newspaper, no longer possible to hide the decline of the paper that broke the Watergate story, but is now hanging itself on the Climategate story,” writes James … Continue reading

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You can’t buy that anymore: Gatorade drops ‘Tiger Focus’

The drink that gives you “hydration for concentration,” and that helps athletes “be as mentally tough as they are physically,” and which helps “focus your mind AND your body by providing hydration, energy,” and something called “theanine,” is no more. … Continue reading

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There goes Sunday

George Stephanopoulos will give up discussing important issues facing the nation and world on “This Week” — which at this stage is such an infinitely superior show to the weak “Meet the Press” starring Dubya’s pal “Stretch,” that it’s really … Continue reading

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