Daily Archives: July 2, 2010

The Friday funnies: Beck University … no, really, Glenn Beck University

Seriously. Can Sarah Palin College be far behind? And yet, laugh all you want, Twitterati, (you especially, madam…!) We all know there are plenty of people out there who are so wingered-up, so terrified of Barack Obama and so thoroughly … Continue reading

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Chicago strikes back at SCOTUS, passes landmark gun law

From the Associated Press, news that the Roberts Court can’t just roll over Chicago…

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Oops, he did it again: Steele calls Afghanistan ‘a war of Obama’s choosing’ **UPDATED**

Well, here we go again… Conservatives are calling for Michael Steele’s head … again … after the RNC’s gift that keeps on giving was caught on tape, holding forth about the war in Afghanistan. And boy did he hold forth … Continue reading

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With friends like David Rivera … candidate denies friendship with embargo entrepreneur (video)

If you thought George LeMieux was the biggest double-crossing, opportunistic turncoat in Florida politics for dropping his friend and political benefactor Charlie Crist after Crist went independent, think again. Marco Rubio “disciple” and would-be Congressman David Rivera is vying for … Continue reading

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Univision invites candidates for FL governor to debate

Now that’s something I’d like to see. It’s one thing to wax xenophobic in front of a tea party crowd. Quite another to pitch a “show me your papers” to Latinos directamente.

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Friday video vault: ‘Tenderness’ by General Public (1985)

My kids love ’80s videos, and who can resist them? Dare to remember this one from 1985, or if you’re a young’un, discover the wonder of the 80s British pop invasion (which mostly consisted of one-hit wonders and Rick Astley…) … Continue reading

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From ‘Miss Charlie’ to Mr. lap dance?

How strange have the last couple of years been for Charlie Crist? He used to be a Ronald Reagan Republican, now he’s a kind of like a Democrat … He used to try and run from “the hug,” now he … Continue reading

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Friday clicks: the economy’s glass half cracked, Greer’s trial date, Rick Scott’s southern discomfort, and Charlie gets a 5

Today’s unemployment numbers offer a mixed bag this morning, with the rates of short term and long-term unemployment dropping to 9.5% and 16.5% respectively (0.2 and 0.1 point declines) and the economy shedding 125,000 jobs. The caveat is that the … Continue reading

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