Daily Archives: September 3, 2010

The Florida GOP’s Rick Scott embrace explained

Short version: he’s rich, they’re broke. The Republican Party of Florida needs Rick Scott, and not the other way around. In fact, they’ve burned through so much cash, they need him like a crackhead needs a rock. From News Service … Continue reading

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Friday video vault (cussing alert/NSFW): Cee-Lo, “F— You”

This is THE anthem of the summer. NSFW!

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(Video) During a televised debate, words fail Jan Brewer

Wow … just … wow … But wait: there’s more!

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Economy added 67,000 private sector jobs in August

The unemployment rate ticked up to 9.6 percent. Good news, bad news. Staying on the up-side, the overall dip in jobs for the month was much lower than expected (analysts were predicting a loss of around 100,000 jobs.) From CNBC:

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At TheGrio.com: Can the Congressional Black Caucus clean house?

The Black Caucus is part of the old school of black politics, and that isn’t going to change anytime soon. My piece at TheGrio.com this week. BTW, I spoke to the great Joe Madison, the “Black Eagle,” for this one. … Continue reading

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(Video) Talking ‘gridlock’ with Kudlow and Taylor Griffin

My Thursday with CNBC’s Reagan revolutionary, talking future gridlock if the Republicans gain seats in Congress. Scary thought: Republicans think they can compel Democrats to reinstitute George W. Bush “voodoo economics.” Will Senate Dems cave?

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Congratulations Beth! Herald’s Reinhard headed to National Journal

Couldn’t happen to a nicer lady, or a better reporter: The National Journal Group, in the middle of a big expansion of its blogs, weekly magazine and other media ventures, lately has been on a hiring spree, hauling in reporters … Continue reading

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Charlie Crist’s Democratic campaign

Charlie Crist’s march to the center-left continues. His campaign has apparently kicked into gear, complete with a friendly 527 raking in big dollars from an eclectic donor group, and Crist’s second high profile endorsement by an African-American lawmaker. Coming on … Continue reading

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(Video) Rick Scott and his Ezola Foster … Jennifer Carroll

The new pitchfork brigade meets the press, and stick to the talking points. Courtesy of The Buzz. Listen to Scott’s answers on immigration and particularly education, and see if you can hear the still, small voice of Jeb Bush, who … Continue reading

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