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you can’t save lives AND money

November 18, 2009 // 3 Comments

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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. [...]

a new low for cnn

June 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

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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 [...]

and the brounie goes too …

November 21, 2008 // 3 Comments

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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 [...]

the ghost of jefferson must intercede

November 10, 2008 // 1 Comment

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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 [...]

random observations of the week that is

November 6, 2008 // 7 Comments

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*Rahm Emanuel is a dick. That seems to be the consensus, and he represents the kind of attack dog partisanship I detest. That said, I wouldn’t read too much into his appointment as chief of staff. His job is to be the president’s [...]

FLASHBACK: Defining John Edwards

August 9, 2008 // 0 Comments

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It’s a shame John Edwards can’t stand trial for exploiting the death of his son. (originally posted 9/9/08) Edwards had told Kerry he was going to share a story with him that he’d never told anyone else—that after his son Wade [...]

buying their silence

June 29, 2008 // 0 Comments

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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 [...]
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