Daily Archives: November 29, 2010

John Dean on Palin: ‘all of Nixon’s negatives without the intellect’

Dean takes on not just the media darling celebrity image hawker herself, but also the overall issue of “dumbing down” the presidency, which has sadly been the norm for a generation. A clip:

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Wikileaked: cables reveal Iran plotting, diplo spying

UPDATE: Ooops. Turns out the New York Times got their scoop … from the Guardian … Secretary of State Hillary Clinton directing U.S. envoys to spy on allied diplomats … wheeling and dealing over Gitmo detainees, and Gulf states pushing … Continue reading

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Gaming the lame duck

What can get done in the lame duck session of Congress that re-opens today? Which party will win the message war? Which party will win the legislative war? And will the Senate continue to be the Democrats’ dream-killer? Here are … Continue reading

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(Video) ICYMI: Reagan budget director slams GOP ‘theology’ of tax cuts

On “Fareed Zakaria GPS,” Ronald Reagan’s former budget director, David Stockman, slammed his party’s fiscal recklessness, saying they’ve misread Reagan’s legacy and “destroyed the last vestige of fiscal responsibility” in the Republican Party by adopting an almost religious devotion to … Continue reading

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