Tag Archives: Gulf oil spill

P.M. clicks: Beck’s white pride problem, and the amazing, super-fantastic, disappearing oil

How does a gazillion gallons of oil just disappear? Good question. Maybe someone should ask BP’s lawyers. Meanwhile, enjoy the cut-rate BP gasoline, if you can bear to belly up to the pump. Hitchens don’t fear the reaper. It took … Continue reading

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Morning clicks: Rubio’s tax holiday, World Cup final, and a liberal “tea party?”

As we learn that Roman Polanski will spend the rest of his life in a Swiss chalet rather than an American jail, and Fidel Castro gets ready for his close-up … here’s what’s happening for the rest of us … … Continue reading

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Angle tries to shove crazy back in the corner, walks back BP ‘slush fund’ comments **UPDATED**

Fresh from telling 13-year-old parental rape victims to “make lemonade” out of life’s lemons, Sharron Angle is walking back her latest wacky comments, this time echoing Rand Paul, Joe Barton and Michelle Bachman on BP… The truth of the matter … Continue reading

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Morning clicks: O-Bibi photo-op watch, suing Arizona, Florida’s Corleone utility

President Obama meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today, and then they’ll answer questions from pool reporters. The meeting is being played at the Wapo as a show of unity, whose main goal is to get the two leaders … Continue reading

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Judge overturns drilling ban, boosts his own portfolio

You don’t have to read too far into “Louisiana judge overturns offshore drilling moratorium” to figure out where this one is going …

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Morning clicks: Greene-Meek debate, Barton keeps giving, McChrystal on the griddle

Happy Nikki Haley primary runoff day! I’m headed to the Kendrick Meek-Jeff Greene debate hosted by the Palm Beach Post this morning. For those wondering, Maurice Ferre was not invited due to the Post’s rules about poll ratings. I’m hoping … Continue reading

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Barton hears a ‘who’ (as in ‘who else in the GOP thinks the BP escrow fund is a ‘shakedown’?)

And now, the video that will haunt Joe Barton for the rest of his sorry life… Rep. Joe Barton (R, BP) More on his terrible, horrible, very bad day here. Meanwhile, why is the media acting like what Barton said … Continue reading

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Mediaite’s Christopher to Obama critics: ‘the president is not your mommy’

Well tonight we finally found out what Rachel Maddow wanted the president to say in his Oval Office oil speech and well … um … okay …maybe you and Keith and you other guys out there can get together and … Continue reading

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A little night clickage: Florida political round-up

Rounding up the day in Florida politics, here’s what gives … http://blog.reidreport.com/wp-admin/post-new.php Scenes from the Crist-O convergence in Pensacola today: signs saying “kick Tony’s ass for us,” greet the prez. Wonder what these two chatted about during that walk on … Continue reading

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Obama’s speech on the Gulf oil disaster

Remarks by President Obama on the Deepwater Horizon disaster and the way forward. Full speech after the jump. Suffice it to say that the night team at MSNBC was not amused — not enough calls to action! No word on … Continue reading

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