Mad Men Megan Draper’s Black Pantie Moment

By |March 26th, 2012|

"You're too old. I don't need an old person." - Megan Draper, "Mad Men" Megan Draper's cutting "old person" line to Don lands with the swoosh of a Samurai sword. The new Mrs. Draper proclaim's aloud, when she throws a party everyone wants to go home and have sex afterward. Betty would be appalled. She [...]

It’s Up to the Supreme Court to Live Up to the Historic Expectations Driving the Discussion

By |March 26th, 2012|

Chief Justice Roberts blew it. Justice Roberts did a disservice by not allowing the oral arguments to be televised. It's the 21st century and the challenges to the Affordability Care Act should be seen, as well as heard. Widely disseminating the video over multiple social media platforms would have informed far more people, because we [...]

Hot Mike Moment Between Obama and Medvedev

By |March 26th, 2012|

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Pres. Obama is in Seoul, South Korea for the international nuclear security summit. Obama delivered a stern message to North Korea, declaring a permanent end to bait-and-switch negotiations where Pyongyang pretends to negotiate concessions for western aid while clandestinely continuing its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile schemes. But the political [...]

Health Care Challenges Hit the Supreme Court, Landmark Ruling at Stake

By |March 26th, 2012|

"Mitt Romney is the godfather of our health care plan." David Plouffe, NBC's "Meet the Press. This one is for all the marbles, particularly since Pres. Obama hasn't sold a specific economic message since he came into office. Public opinion is irrelevant, was what the Washington Post stressed on Sunday, whether you call it "Obamacare" [...]

Mad Men

By |March 25th, 2012|

Tonight. It's been a long wait for the beautifully photographed, carefully etched characters and gender plot lines to return. Everyone has a favorite television drama, soap opera or crime drama series. "Homeland" is my favorite, one thing I have in common with Pres. Obama. When George W. Bush said his favorite book was Lonesome Dove, [...]

For the Love of Horses, Racing Should Be Investigated

By |March 25th, 2012|

A 2-year-old quarter horse named Teller All Gone broke a front leg in a race on Sept. 3 at Ruidoso Downs Race Track in New Mexico and was euthanized. His body was then dumped in a junkyard next to an old toilet at Ruidoso, a short walk from where he had been sold at auction [...]

Dash of Dan: Early Sunday Brunch Mad Men Edition

By |March 25th, 2012|

Invite the boss over for brunch? Trying to keep the cut throat co-workers happy? Nothing freshly baked scones can't fix! So toss those pearls and grab the whisk! Yes, it's the 60's but it doesn't mean you can't employ some old school sensibilities to get what you need.   2 1/4 cups flour                                                                  1/4 cup [...]

Dick Cheney has Heart Transplant

By |March 24th, 2012|

It's an incredible feat of modern medicine that we can replace a heart. Mr. Cheney is in intensive care at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va. From the AP: "Although the former vice president and his family do not know the identity of the donor, they will be forever grateful for this lifesaving gift," [...]

Gingrich Slams Obama for Trayvon Comments

By |March 24th, 2012|

Newt Gingrich just couldn't help himself. The National Journal caught it and Politico picked it up. Of course, it played out during another of Sean Hannity's Obama hate fest radio hours: Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich harshly criticized President Obama for commenting on Trayvon Martin's race as he extended condolences to the 17-year-old shooting victim's [...]

Progressive Notes: Sheyman’s Big Loss in IL-10, a Case of GOTV

By |March 24th, 2012|

Art offers his perspective as a movement progressive activist. The loss of Ilya Sheyman, a 25 year old charismatic progressive community organizer in Illinois' 10th congressional district primary to Brad Schneider, the establishment favorite backed by Rep. Hoyer, has heads shaking. Schneider raised the ire of progressives due to his "centrist" stands, his support for [...]