Monthly Archives: February 2010

Idiot Quote of the Day

I don’t usually like to post these, but this one from Mary Matalin just floored me: The majority vote is tyranny of the minority. I agree that context is everything, so please, go ahead and read the whole bit.  (You’ll … Continue reading

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Our Broken Senate

Update: Also, news comes that Senator Richard Shelby has placed a blanket hold on Obama administration appointments, apparently as part of a plan to extort pork for his state.  With Scott Brown having been seated, the Is the Senate broken?  … Continue reading

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Shouting in the wind

I know I’m not going to convince anybody, and this is far from the most important place to make this point, but I feel like I have to weigh in: Record snowfall does not “disprove” global warming. To advance the … Continue reading

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Our (Even More) Broken Senate

News comes that Senator Richard Shelby has placed a blanket hold on Obama administration appointments, apparently as part of a plan to extort pork for his state.  With Scott Brown having been seated, the chance of cloture on these holds … Continue reading

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A well-deserved smack-down on trials of terrorists

Adam Serwer at TAPPED has a nice response to Richard Cohen’s latest hyperventilating bed-wetting over the upcoming trial of several terrorists.  I’m disappointed that NYC has successfully lobbied to have the trials held elsewhere, though I’m glad that the main … Continue reading

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