Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Feingold Amendment and Other Fine Tidbits on a Fine Monday Morning

Russ Feingold is going to be introducing a proposed amendment to the US Constitution that will require special elections to fill vacated Senate seats.  Some states already do this by State law – and Feingold’s amendment would require all to … Continue reading

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Obama Continues to Come Through (and Saturday is Here)!

Yesterday President Barack Obama repealed the Mexico City Policy – the infamous gag rule that pulled funding from health care providers who offered (or even just talked about) certain health care options for women.  Yeah, you know what I’m talking … Continue reading

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Ann Coulter's Jaw … and Bush ad infinitim?

Oops – Ann’s jaw has apparently come unwired, as I see her name all over the blogosphere this morning.  I won’t be linking to any of the stories or writing about her.  To give her more attention and airspace than … Continue reading

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Happy 2009, Everyone!

2008 was quite a year, was it not?  We had economic turmoil, the history-making US election, Palin family values, the ascension of Rachel Maddow, the Olympics (including the USWNT’s Gold medal) … and doing every Rocky-loving, cheese-steak craving, Broad Street … Continue reading

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Violence Born of Frustration, Neglect, Desperation

As 2008 draws to a close, along with the nightmare that has been the Bush Presidency, we see a resurgence of violence in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.  Not so surprising, given the complex and festering problems in the region, and the … Continue reading

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Shinseki and Other Snowy Sunday Sundries

Sunday morning (already) and I’m here at my computer with the shades drawn – so I’ve no idea what it’s doing outside.  We’ve been without heat for the past couple of days – so keeping the shades down seems the … Continue reading

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Bad Title, But Lots of Thursday Stuff

First off, get well wishes to HollyCornblog who is recovering from a bad ankle sprain sustained in a nasty fall at work.  Keep it iced and raised … and, as we like to say to Willie (and to Ruby – … Continue reading

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Palin's Senate Hopes Palin'

With Stevens now officially out (congratulations to Mark Begich), the chances of Sarah Palin continuing to grace the news pages as she had to this point are significantly diminished.  Buh bye, Sarah … it’s been real. Lieberman has been forgiven … Continue reading

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Now it's November

Another Halloween has gone by with no trick or treaters on this hill (and now we have a hefty basket of chocolate to work our way through).  It’s November and we’re at four days and counting.  As the sun rises, … Continue reading

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'80 Phillies '08

There’s lots to be said for symmetry!  Indeed, back in ’80, the first time the Phillies won it all, yours truly was about to turn 28 … and now here we are 28 years later!  Yeah, symmetry! On a chilly … Continue reading

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