Legalize Marijuana, Erase the Deficit

By |April 14th, 2010|

The death toll from the Mexican government's three-year war on drug cartels is far higher than previously reported -- more than 22,000, according to news reports published Tuesday that cited confidential government figures. - Mexico death toll in drug war higher than previously reported Okay, so I'm being flip. But seriously, how long is it [...]

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Obama’s Nuclear Security Summit Theater

By |April 14th, 2010|

The Post's Scott Wilson asked Obama if he would call on Israel, which skipped the summit, to declare its nuclear weapons. "I'm not going to comment on their program," Obama said. Obama's disregard for media reaches new heights at nuclear summit, by Dana Milbank Why, of course not. But it would have added substance to [...]

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Sarah Palin, the $12 Million Dollar Woman

By |April 13th, 2010|

Since leaving office at the end of July 2009, the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee has brought in at least 100 times her old salary -- a haul now estimated at more than $12 million -- through television and book deals and a heavy schedule of speaking appearances worth five and six figures. - Sarah [...]

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Does It Matter if SCOTUS is Mostly Catholic?

By |April 13th, 2010|

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c

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Metaphor for a Nuclear Summit: Dead Female Cyclist in DC

By |April 13th, 2010|

--updated-- Of metaphors and moments swirling amidst international and domestic history, we find ourselves tied in knots. As global leaders meet with Pres. Obama to discuss the weight matters of the world, while riding her bicycle in D.C., a 68-year old woman was killed when she was hit by a military vehicle, which was protecting [...]

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‘Rumors’ that SEIU Chief Reportedly Stepping Down

By |April 13th, 2010|

"[...] Over the past few months, there has been increasing speculation regarding SEIU President Andy Stern's intention to step down as president at the end of his term in 2012. President Stern will address these rumors at the close of the SEIU Executive Committee meeting this week." - SEIU Reports are popping that SEIU president [...]

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SCOTUS is Political, Appoint a Politician

By |April 12th, 2010|

Mr. Sessions would not comment on the qualifications of the possible nominees whose names have been in circulation, but another Republican on the Judiciary Committee, Senator Jon Kyl of Arizona, said on "This Week" on ABC that Judge Garland, Ms. Kagan, Ms. Napolitano and Judge Wood were "all nominally qualified." Mr. Kyl would not say [...]

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THE MASTERS: Of Heel, and Heart

By |April 12th, 2010|

"Competitive golf is played mainly on a five-and-a-half-inch course, the space between your ears." - Bobby Jones The underlying story for The Masters was a symbol. Not the ego drunk sports hot shot. But a simple pink ribbon on Phil Mickelson's cap. It foreshadowed the fairy tale ending, as well as the human trauma amidst [...]

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Do Women Have to Talk Like Men?

By |April 11th, 2010|

"If we can prove that a biological attack originated in a country that attacked us, then all bets are off." - Sect. Hillary Clinton Women can do it, too. Call her Obama's pit bull. Sitting next to her good friend and colleague SecDef Gates on "Face the Nation," Sect. Clinton said what I wrote the [...]

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Mitt Romney Barely Beats Ron Paul in Straw Poll

By |April 10th, 2010|

--updated-- "In the technical sense, in the economic definition, he is not a socialist," the Texas Republican said to a smattering of applause at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference. "He's a corporatist," Paul quickly added, meaning the president takes "care of corporations and corporations take over and run the country." - Wall Street Journal At [...]

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