Monthly Archives: August 2008

Sarah Palin: Troopergate, Trig, and Obama's Retort

This post is mainly a test of an edit I made to the post template – so that the author’s name is included (now that we have more than one).  Others?  Alice?  CB?  Chris? From the Washington Post, more detail … Continue reading

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Life in the Information Age, or "What We're Up Against"

Many thanks to JordanCornblog for allowing me to guest blog on her site!  I thought I’d make my first little post on two topics: first the Sarah Palin “Trigtroversy” which is spreading like wildfire — and eliciting emotional cries from … Continue reading

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A Whiter Shade of Palin …

This is a photo of a recent sunset at the lake, sent my way by HollyCornblog (who is also the provider of some of the juicier Sarah Palin news and punditry). On the Palin front, the plot, as they say, … Continue reading

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More Sarah Palin Info – From HollyCornblog!

HollyCornblog sent me an e-mail from MoveOn with some feedback from Alaska residents.  Granted, MoveOn members are not likely to take kindly to a gun-toting, creationist, anti-choice ex-beauty queen (although the point guard part might be palatable).  Anyway – I … Continue reading

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That's SARAH (not Michael) Palin

Oh boy, Sarah Palin.  Where to begin?  There is so much to explore and highlight and, yes, ridicule, about this choice. When I first heard McCain’s selection, yesterday afternoon, I immediately Googled her, like millions of other Americans, I’m sure.  … Continue reading

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Obama Delivers The Goods!

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZ0gxF869NE Remarks of Senator Barack Obama “The American Promise” Democratic National Convention August 28, 2008 Denver, Colorado As prepared for delivery —- To Chairman Dean and my great friend Dick Durbin; and to all my fellow citizens of this great … Continue reading

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Pia Being Pia!

Wow – I read today in the Swedish press that Pia has turned down an invitation from Dubya to visit the White House and be graced by his presence. I didn’t actually think I could like him less today than … Continue reading

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Barack Obama Nominated by Acclamation … and Some Other Interesting Stuff … Really!

To my mind, this was one of the finest moments in quite a collection of ’em over the past couple of days.  Bill came through last night, too. The historic milestone that Obama’s nomination represents is both cause for celebration … Continue reading

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Transitions … Continued

It’s “hump day” and I’m heading back to work tomorrow after a LONG vacation.  This morning I’m celebrating the Phillies’ amazing come from behind win over the Mets.  (Can you say first place?)  Seven runs down and they come back … Continue reading

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Transitions

Here we go!  As the USWNT soccer news slowly dwindles, the news on the political front picks up.  Here’s a link to Michelle Obama’s speech from last night (text and video), and here’s a link to video and an article … Continue reading

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