Daily Archives: November 11, 2010

Florida Education-Watch: Gov. Gollum ‘waiting for Superman’?

From the TRR-SPB blog bureau’s Peter Schorsch: Florida’ education community is abuzz with rumors that governor-elect Rick Scott is interested in hiring reformer Michelle Rhee, the former Washing D.C. Chancellor of Schools who was featured in the documentary ‘Waiting for … Continue reading

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Person of interest interviewed in Joyce Kaufman-related threat

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports police and FBI agents interviewed someone outside the Broward/Palm Beach area in relation to a threat posted to the contact page of a South Florida radio station addressed to right wing talk radio host Joyce … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Radio shock jock won’t be Allen West’s chief of staff, claims ‘electronic lynching by proxy’

Right wing talk radio host Joyce Kaufman told her listeners Thursday that she telephoned Congressman elect Allen West Wednesday night and informed him that she would not accept a job as his chief of staff.

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It’s a campaign ad: Sarah Palin’s Alaska kicks off her 2012 bid

The Republicans may wish she’d go away (she won’t) or just stick to entertainment TV (she won’t) and DWTS viewers may be sick of her baby grizzly (Bristol’s probably gonna win, thanks to the wingersphere) But Sarah Palin is gonna … Continue reading

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President honors vets, MObama surprises troops (and Bush promotes his book) **UPDATED**

… and George W. Bush promotes his book. Happy Veterans Day, America!

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With thanks (and sorrow) on Veterans Day

On this Veterans Day and every day, an humble thank you to all who have served. Get a history of Veterans Day here.

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**UPDATED: Game over? Axelrod signals, White House denies, capitulation on Bush tax cuts

If this Huffpo report is true, it’s fair to say the president has all but given away 2012, because his base won’t stand for it. UPDATE: The White House is pushing back on the story, telling Greg Sargent the Huffpo … Continue reading

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Feel the pain: deficit commission shows what ‘cutting spending’ really means **UPDATED**

The plan put forward by the co-chairs of President Obama’s deficit commission has been blasted by Democrats, and by some Republicans, for seeking to balance the federal budget by slashing Medicare, raising taxes, and means testing Social Security (while also … Continue reading

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