Tag Archives: pundits

Jon Stewart Got It Right

In his opening monologue on Monday night’s Daily Show Jon Stewart hit the nail on the head, not blaming anyone or anything specific for this past weekend’s tragedy.  He noted, rightly, that if you could draw a straight line of … Continue reading

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What I Am Learning

As I read the responses to the tragic assassination attempt in Arizona, one of the biggest things that I am learning is how very fragile the so-called pundits of the right-wing are.  I mean fragile in the sense that any … Continue reading

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Wednesday. That's All – Just Wednesday.

Do you live in one of America’s ten most miserable cities?   Hope not.  That would be miserable.  And speaking of miserable – I’d forgotten that Laura Ingraham existed,’til I read this on Huffington.  Glad Arlen gave her a scolding.  … Continue reading

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George Bush Continues to Make Me Feel Like Scrooge … but at Least Lends Some Sense of Direction and Purpose to an Otherwise Random News Morning!

What can I say?  Bah Humbug, maybe?  The Compassionate Conservative took back one of his pardons yesterday to avoid the appearance of impropriety.  Who knows what’s really going on with all that … all I can see is yet another … Continue reading

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Talk about lipstick on a pig!

Here’s my feedback from last night’s debate: First of all, pundits will say McCain had his “best” debate, and they’re right — all things being relative.  He really did have some good moments, made some salient points, and sounded reasonable … Continue reading

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Tuesday and We're Back at It

I’m home and still catching up, so this will be brief.  We’re undergoing an audit by the State of NH at work starting tomorrow and running through the end of the week.  (As Princess Sparkle Pony would say … “Yay!”). … Continue reading

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This is NOT About Lipstick!

While the McCain campaign strives to make Sarah Palin the issue with bogus  controversies, there are plenty of real issues to look at.  Hopefully the press won’t continue to be hoodwinked and will start recognizing the McSmear tactics and burying … Continue reading

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Wow!

What a night!  I love Chris Weigart’s take on the NH Primary results.  Anything that shifts the focus from the polls and pundits back to the candidates and the voters is a good thing.  Whatever the reasons for the surprising … Continue reading

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Can You Say Excoriate?

I came away from the Democratic debate reminded again (after a seven year drought) of how refreshing it is to hear people who speak with knowledge and thoughtfulness about complex issues.  Sure, they were also using buzz words and spin and the shorthand … Continue reading

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Iowa 2008

By tomorrow morning we’ll know something new about this year’s presidential race.  How much of what we’ll know tomorrow morning is of substance – and how much is the result of spin will be interesting to try to sort out. … Continue reading

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