Tag Archives: Politics

Say It Ain't So!

I’ve come up for air and have looked all around, But politics sends me right back underground. With Ayotte ahead in the polls, And Snowe keeping the rich on the dole, It’s no wonder that football and baseball would take … Continue reading

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Happy News to End the Week

On Politico, this morning, I read the following: MAKING IT OFFICIAL: President Obama will stand next to Elizabeth Warren in the Rose Garden on Friday as he names her the assistant to the president and special adviser to the Treasury … Continue reading

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What a Day It Was!

Tho’ a decidedly mixed bag, Health Insurance Reform has passed in the House by a vote of 219-212, with Republicans unanimously in opposition (even with the damn cave-in on women’s right to choose … in any meaningful sense of the … Continue reading

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Sundry Sunday Stuff

Morning everybody! It’s looking like a good reading day here in New Hampshire, although it’s early yet! The Bookeaters had an excellent meeting at the Exeter Inn last night, where we broke bread and discussed The Lincolns: Portrait of a … Continue reading

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Luckinbill and Latham Come Up Big for the Breakers, While Texas Plans Its Exit and Mel Prepares to Lose His Shirt

In what sounded like a wild and woolly second half, Christine Latham and Kristin Luckinbill were major contributors in a nifty 3-1 win for the Boston Breakers. The Breakers scored first, on a PK by Kelly Smith in the 54th … Continue reading

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Brackets, Ignoring the GOP, and A Modest Proposal for Those AIG Bonus Folks … Happy Tuesday

So have you made your picks yet?  Sign up here for the men’s bracket and here for the women’s.  Click the link and then click “Join this group.”  You need to be logged in to your NY Times account for … Continue reading

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Brackets, AIG, Monday Meanderings

The Men’s bracket is up and some folks (you know who you are) have already made their picks.  The women’s bracket will be finalized this evening.  Then we have a couple of days to get everything set before the games … Continue reading

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An Elephant Mired in It's Own Muck

That’s how Michael Steele has described the Republican Party. I agree that muck is a great way to describe a medium comprised of the detritus of right wing preachers, radio hacks, and turdblossoms.  But it doesn’t seem wise for a … Continue reading

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Tuesday Again!

So here we are back at Tuesday again! I managed to get myself onto the treadmill this morning, and so am feeling quite cocky and proud of myself! Let’s see what’s out there in the news this morning. We’ve got … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Schmartisan

So the stimulus package has passed, as the sun rises on this beautiful Saturday morning.  It wouldn’t have, without the help of Arlen Specter, Olympia Snow, and Susan Collins – courageous, centrist Republicans in a sea of dissembling, disingenuous, faux … Continue reading

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