Daily Archives: October 20, 2010

The list, the Koch brothers, and the ‘planning’ of the midterm elections

If you missed the ThinkProgress piece this morning on the leak of a memo containing the names of industry bigwigs who met with conservative media figures (Glenn Beck and Michael Barone of Fox News included) to “plan” and “invest in” … Continue reading

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Cruisin! Tea Party Express spends $103,000 on luxury liner

Two words: “thanks, suckers!”

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Poll: Is the media discouraging Democratic voters?

In the wake of the 2000 presidential voting debacle, many in the mainstream media questioned their own role in “calling the race too early,” and the role of exit polls, in possibly causing voters in later time zones, including on … Continue reading

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(Video) DNC hits GOP on ‘secret plan’ to put corporations back in charge (plus new proof) and new ‘generic’ ballot numbers

This latest ad out of the DNC will be running on cable this week. The transcript: “Millions being spent by right wing groups to buy an election, all from secret donors. What’s not a secret is why. Republicans and their … Continue reading

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(Video) Rick Scott deposition unearthed

Two takeaways from the rather remarkable video dug up by the Alex Sink campaign of Rick Scott being deposed in a 1995 lawsuit against Columbia/HCA: 1) Rick Scott can not tell you what the definition of an “agreement” is; and … Continue reading

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Gay troops can serve, so what happens next?

Yesterday, the Pentagon cleared the way for gay troops to serve and for recruiters to let them (the recruiters can’t ask, but recruits can tell.) The decision came in response to a court ruling that Don’t Ask Don’t Tell is … Continue reading

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ICYMI (Video): The right’s latest Latino mole, Ginny Thomas: stalker wife, and oh, Christine…

If Marco Rubio is the gold standard of the Bush family’s minority farm team (GHWB had Clarence “High Tech Lynching” on a Coke Can Thomas and Condi Rice; Dubya had Alberto “Torquemada” Gonzales, who launched a purge of U.S. attorneys … Continue reading

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FLSen smackdown: Meek hits Crist, Crist hits Rubio, Rubio hits deck

Tuesday night was the moment Charlie Crist officially stopped going after Democratic votes, and started full-time going after Marco Rubio.

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