Tag Archives: Political News

Monday clicks: puttin’ on the Ritz, Rangel, and brand new bubbles

Topping the news this morning: chaos at the Charlie Rangel hearing. Other happenings, and burning questions for Monday?

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Morning clicks: toward a banana Republic?

Paul Krugman sorts out the GOP (having dealt with the whiney, angry rich in his previous column.) Bottom line: the real “Pledge to America” is to attain power by any means necessary, even if the proposals they’re putting forward are … Continue reading

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Morning clicks: tea party madness

Well Republican Party? You wanted an energized base that could match the enthusiasm young people, independents, minorities, moderates and liberals had for Barack Obama in 2008, and you’ve …. got it! The tea party movement is pushing the limits of … Continue reading

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P.M. Clicks: ‘tough interview’ my a…

Good news and bad news in South Africa. The country’s national team pulls off a tie with Mexico in the fist round, but Nelson Mandela loses a granddaughter to a car crash. Condolences. Meanwhile, Carly Fiorina’s crack media analysis aside, … Continue reading

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Morning clicks: Kendrick Meek goes on offense

I was going to include some helpful voting-related stuff in morning clicks today, but the geniuses at the White House political shop thought it would be a bloody waste of time. Better to just sit back and let Pat Gaspard … Continue reading

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Morning clicks: the Florida scandal-bag, Rush’s wedding, and why do the tea parties hate defense?

The beaches were beautiful in Fort Lauderdale this weekend. Enjoy them while you can … BTW this was the weekend when El Rushbo married for the 4th time — to a 30-something blonde with champagne tastes and low standards. Wedding … Continue reading

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Morning clicks: Crist makes the rounds, Rubio, Meek written up, Rush to wed?

The U.S. economy created 431,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate dipped to 9,7 percent. Apparently, that sucks. The Florida Senate candidates get some love across the mediasphere this morning, with Kendrick Meek’s challenges getting some attention from NPR, … Continue reading

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Video: Gun battles in Kingston

Raw video of the gun battles between Jamaican police and gunmen protecting wanted drug kingpin Christopher “Dudus” Coke:

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P.M. clicks: wingerpallooza, chick soup for the RV soul, and ‘Bamas will be ‘Bamas

Oh, where to begin on this truly Super Tuesday? Who gets on to Jeff Greene’s yacht: rabbi, or strippers? You be the judge. Best headline of the day: TPM’s “First, they came for the chickens…” as Sue Lowden ponders whether … Continue reading

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How the New Times took down ‘Rentboy Rekers’ (plus, the ghost of Art Teele)

The local alternative weekly that has become a Miami must-read, explains how it got the story of the season, taking down the Christian right’s top anti-gay “expert” with nothing more than a bad friend, email screenshots and a pink camera. … Continue reading

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