you can’t save lives AND money

A federally appointed public health task force recommends turning *medical convention on its ear, yet no specialists were consulted. The task force acknowledged that mammograms can save lives and fear their new guidelines may be misinterpreted. “We aren’t against screening women in their 40s, we just don’t think it should be routine,” Petitti said. Such […]

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a new low for cnn

Disgraced former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich is on Larry King, quoting Rudyard Kipling, the Bible and every political cliche ever uttered. There’s no new news regarding his pending corruption trial, unless you count his wife’s appearance on a new D-Minus-List reality show. No wonder CNN’s ratings are in the crapper. Larry cues a clip showing […]

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and the brounie goes too …

Named after congressman Paul Broun, who compared Obama to Hitler, the Brounie is awarded to Georgia politicians who make an ass of themselves, by word or deed. This week’s winner: DeKalb County CEO Vernon Jones Jones is allowing ego and political disappointment to disrupt the transfer of power to the Ellis administration. Given the great […]

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the ghost of jefferson must intercede

Terry McAuliffe is apparently under the delusion that people find him likable. Former Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAuliffe signed papers Monday signaling a possible run for governor next year in Virginia.  McAuliffe told The Associated Press he set up a campaign committee and will tour Virginia for the next 60 days before making his […]

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buying their silence

Making peace with the Clintons would challenge any diplomat: It’s hard to fathom why Obama should be mau-maued into paying off the debt that Hillary and Bill accrued attacking and undermining him, while mismanaging the campaign and their nearly quarter-billion-dollar war chest so horribly that one Hillaryland insider told The New Republic that it bordered […]

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