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Petraeus to Play Colin Powell

There’s only one difference between General Petraeus and former general Powell. The former is evidently willingly going to lie to […]

The Making of a Beltway Buffoon

The Making of a Beltway Buffoon updated & bumped David Broder ponders Carl Bernstein’s book on Clinton, A Woman in […]


Taylor Marsh LIVE! 3:00 p.m. eastern – 12:00 pacific Missed the show? Podcast is up. Lots to talk about. Democrats […]

GOP Debate

GOP Debate updated Fred won’t be there. He’s afraid. His gigantic ego can’t take questions that require rapid fire response. […]

Our Ugly American President

When Mr. Bush travels his imperial presidency tags along. Wonder how much this one is costing us? The United States […]

Larry Craig’s Gift to Democrats

Larry Craig’s Gift to Democrats updated VIDEO: Cooper on Craig, including voicemail text. Oh please, oh please, oh please, let […]

D.C. Gun Ban Baloney

Talk about ridiculous, this editorial is staggering in the whopper-ific category, compliments of D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, and Linda […]

Richardson Serves Up a Beauty

Richardson Serves Up a Beauty updated below & bumped (from a.m.) via TPM Weirdest quote of the season: “Iowa, for […]

The Real Rudy

Compliments of Brave New Films. Rudy said previously that he couldn’t possibly name his mistakes in 30 seconds. You can […]

Bush Visits Iraq

Here’s the caption under the photo: President Bush, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice after […]

Trade, Unions, Labor, and China

Half the time I have spent in China I have spent in factories. At least that’s how it feels—and it’s […]

James Gandolfini and The Heroes

Veteran Dawn HalfakerPortraits by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders Set your calendars for next Sunday to watch yet another special from HBO that […]

Beignets and Circuses?

Beignets and Circuses? guest post by Cujo359 Remember New Orleans? It was a city in Louisiana at the mouth of […]

Sunday Slacking

While we close out the summer (and prepare to put our white shoes away), Bush has been making special plans […]

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