Friday: Republican Decimation Day

By |August 31st, 2007|

Friday: Republican Decimation Day by BooMan Longshot presidential contender Rep. Tom Tancredo (R-CO) has an interesting way of pandering to Gulf Coast voters. GOP presidential hopeful Rep. Tom Tancredo (Colo.) said Friday it is "time the taxpayer gravy train left the New Orleans station" and urged an end to the federal aid to the region [...]

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This Princess was Nobody’s Pawn

By |August 31st, 2007|

England would never be the same. Neither would the monarchy. Diana Spencer came along and changed everything forever. Just ask the Duchess of Cornwall who's about to go off on a holiday, pushed out of Sunday's memorial service and the commemoration of the tenth year since Diana was killed. William and Harry invited her, but [...]

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Larry Craig Undone

By |August 30th, 2007|

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Elizabeth Edwards Takes on Clinton

By |August 30th, 2007|

Elizabeth Edwards Takes on Clinton updated Good cop, bad cop, Edwards style. "Their nominee won't energize them, Bush won't, but Hillary as the nominee will. It's hard for John to talk about, but it's the reality," she added. Elizabeth Edwards: Clinton 'hatred' will energize GOP It's getting rough out there. Increasingly, Mrs. Edwards is saying [...]

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Hillary Takes on Letterman

By |August 30th, 2007|

Arianna imagines what it might be like tonight: Dave: What was the deal with all that cleavage earlier this summer? Hillary: I think the fact that the front-runner for the nomination of one of our two parties is facing a question about cleavage is a sign of progress... Or: If an American president can't flash [...]

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VA-Sen: Warner to Retire?

By |August 30th, 2007|

VA-Sen: Warner to Retire? by BooMan It's a simple truth that Democrats can't get much done if they can't convince at least 9 Republican senators to agree with what they intend to do. And that won't change just because we suddenly have a Democratic president. We need 60 seats in the Senate or we'll have [...]

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The Afghan War: Which Side Is DOD On?

By |August 30th, 2007|

The Afghan War: Which Side Is DOD On? Expert guest post by Winslow T. Wheeler Director, Straus Military Reform Project Center for Defense Information Telling us how many dollars have been spent on the war in Afghanistan is fundamental to the Department of Defense’s (DOD) effort to garner public and congressional support for prosecution of [...]

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Weak-Kneed Democrats

By |August 30th, 2007|

Weak-Kneed Democrats updated by BooMan Tighten the Leash on Bush Dog Dems"Dear God, Democrats: grow a spine." I might be taking the following quote somewhat out of context, but I'm using it to demonstrate the problem with Democrats. "If you just say you're standing up for civil liberties, the American people are with you, but [...]

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Larry Craig’s Boston Legal Moment

By |August 29th, 2007|

Video: Larry Craig's mensroom rules. Boston Legal fans, catch this... Either David E. Kelley is a genius (which he is), or Larry Craig is channeling David Dean Bottrell out of the blue. In Craig's Clinton beauty, it was 1999 and Boston Legal, the Spader-Shatner years, weren't even birthed yet. Come on, doesn't Larry Craig remind [...]

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Bleak GOP Senate Outlook

By |August 29th, 2007|

Bleak GOP Senate Outlook by BooMan MSNBC discusses the possibility of a filibuster-proof 60+ majority for the Democrats in the U.S. Senate after the 2008 elections. I talked about exactly this possibility with Chris Bowers last night. He was suggesting a maximum upside of 56-57 seats, and I said it was 62. Let me explain. [...]

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