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Hopelessly helping

Posted by  ▪  May 8, 2012

Hopelessly helping

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5/8/2012 at 7:00am
to unwrite a historical wrong through patriotic dissent. From Jeff in Green Bay, a photo of the bumper sticker on his car:
 

Tuesday: one of the busiest election days of 2012

Posted by  ▪  May 7, 2012

Tuesday: one of the busiest election days of 2012

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5/7/2012 at 7:30pm
Ballotpedia, the “interactive almanac of state politics,” has an excellent run-down of Tuesday’s elections across the country. While we’ve already reported to you on what’s at stake in Wisconsin and Mourdock’s challenge to Lugar, there are other key elections in Indiana, North Carolina, and West Virginia to note. According to Ballotpedia: There is a same-sex marriage…
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French foreign policy under Hollande a toss-up

Posted by  ▪  May 7, 2012

French foreign policy under Hollande a toss-up

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5/7/2012 at 5:39pm
Following Francois Hollande’s handling of Nicolas Sarkozy in last week’s Presidential election, a number of pressing uncertainties are making their way into the minds of people around the world. The issue attracting the most global media attention is the significance of France electing it’s first Socialist President in 17 years, and…
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Republicans need to vote for Walker tomorrow to avoid nasty surprise

Posted by  ▪  May 7, 2012

Republicans need to vote for Walker tomorrow to avoid nasty surprise

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5/7/2012 at 4:40pm
While the Democrats battle extremes within their party in tomorrow’s recall primary in Wisconsin, Governor Scott Walker faces his own challenge in the Republican primary. Arthur Kohl-Riggs, a 23-year-old self-described “progressive Republican” who dresses like Abraham Lincoln and frequently appears at rallies around the state, is on the Republican primary ballot along…
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Brought back bad memories

Posted by  ▪  May 7, 2012

Brought back bad memories

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5/7/2012 at 3:21pm
As you know, since some of you sought a coup d’insurrection, I was traveling all weekend and this morning without access to a computer.  Fortunately, Anne guarded the wall all weekend (thanks!) and the State of the Insurrection is sound. Being computerless, but not internetless, brought back bad memories from my pre-blogging…
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Dick Lugar jumps the social security scare tactic shark

Posted by  ▪  May 7, 2012

Dick Lugar jumps the social security scare tactic shark

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5/7/2012 at 12:49pm
Dick Lugar has jumped the shark with this ad he just released, via The Weekly Standard: With this ad, Dick Lugar deserves to be remembered as a dishonorable politician who would stoop to anything to get reelected. I hope Indiana voters tell him not to let the door hit him on the way out.  No…
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Wisconsin Primary Tuesday to decide Scott Walker opponent

Posted by  ▪  May 7, 2012

Wisconsin Primary Tuesday to decide Scott Walker opponent

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5/7/2012 at 12:27pm
This Tuesday, democrats in Wisconsin will cast their votes to determine who will be the democratic challenger to Republican Governor Scott Walker in the upcoming June recall election. The democratic candidates, Kathleen Falk and Tom Barrett, display two ends of the Democratic party. Falk, the far-left liberal who has been attacking Walker…
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Weekend Roundup

Posted by  ▪  May 7, 2012

Weekend Roundup

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5/7/2012 at 10:23am
In case you missed the weekend I locked out the Professor from his own blog, here are some highlights: Yet another Obama campaign hashtag attempt: #Readytogo No longer feeling sorry for Dick Lugar Heartland Institute unveils marketing campaign on global warming Berkshire Hathway’s Munger: civilized people don’t buy gold France chooses socialism over Sarkozy James O’Keefe subpoenaed…
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The illusion of choice

Posted by  ▪  May 7, 2012

The illusion of choice

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5/7/2012 at 9:14am
A graphic entitled “The Illusion of Choice” has been circulating among those keen to expose the interconnectedness of many of the brands available to consumers: “Interconnectedness” might be a nice way of putting it, for some. That’s because this graphic plays into the misplaced alarm that has led some consumers to believe that…
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Hey brother, can you spare a bumper sticker?

Posted by  ▪  May 7, 2012

Hey brother, can you spare a bumper sticker?

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5/7/2012 at 7:00am
We have seen this phenomenon before in Obamaville. From Linda in Tennessee, who writes: Obamanomics =hard times. Note the “hardware store” “12” pasted over the ’08.
 

James O’Keefe subpoenaed by NH Attorney General

Posted by  ▪  May 6, 2012

James O’Keefe subpoenaed by NH Attorney General

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5/6/2012 at 6:59pm
Twitchy.com reports that James O’Keefe has been subpoenaed by the New Hampshire Attorney General in connection with his New Hampshire voter-fraud investigation. James O’Keefe tweeted early Sunday evening that New Hampshire Attorney General Michael Delaney “attempted to serve a criminal grand jury subpoena on me at event in NH”: James then tweeted: He’s not the first…
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No longer feeling sorry for Dick Lugar

Posted by  ▪  May 6, 2012

No longer feeling sorry for Dick Lugar

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5/6/2012 at 5:20pm
I’ve been traveling without a computer this weekend but this story at IndyStar is worth a PDA post, so excuse some formatting issues like no embedded links. The inclination I’ve had to feel sorry for Dick Lugar that his career may reach an inglorious end is rapidly dissipating. Lugar demonstrates daily why…
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France chooses socialism over Sarkozy

Posted by  ▪  May 6, 2012

France chooses socialism over Sarkozy

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5/6/2012 at 2:59pm
Today challenger Francois Hollande unseated incumbent French President Nicolas Sarkozy with 52 percent of the vote, in doing so becoming the second Socialist president in France’s history. Sarkozy, who conceded defeat late Sunday, thanked the French people for his five years as leader of the country, adding: From the bottom of my heart I…
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Berkshire Hathaway’s Munger: “Civilized people don’t buy gold”

Posted by  ▪  May 6, 2012

Berkshire Hathaway’s Munger: “Civilized people don’t buy gold”

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5/6/2012 at 1:00pm
This Friday Charles Munger of Berkshire Hathaway addressed the growing interest by Americans in investing in gold. Munger, Warren Buffett’s “right-hand man,” and the vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway made his comments on CNBC: Gold is a great thing to sew into your garments if you’re a Jewish family in Vienna in…
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Khalid Sheikh Mohammed arraigned Saturday

Posted by  ▪  May 6, 2012

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed arraigned Saturday

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5/6/2012 at 11:05am
Yesterday, 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (KSM) was arraigned at Gitmo along with his four co-conspirators. The team at This Ain’t Hell was there, in person, and liveblogged the entire trial beginning with this photo taken from the parking lot full of media: This Ain’t Hell reports that KSM, whose appearance most remember…
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Yet another Obama campaign hashtag attempt: #readytogo

Posted by  ▪  May 6, 2012

Yet another Obama campaign hashtag attempt: #readytogo

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5/6/2012 at 9:00am
At the risk of beating a dead horse, I’m letting you know that the Obama campaign has unveiled yet another hashtag: #readytogo. Now they’re just making it too easy. The campaign, which officially kicked off Saturday in Ohio, even got some some college students (a la 2008) at Ohio  State University to lend…
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The Big Hopey

Posted by  ▪  May 6, 2012

The Big Hopey

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5/6/2012 at 7:00am
Another one from Bill on his trip to New Orleans. The sticker is from ProjectGoPink (Facebook), a Republican woman’s group: