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Walker Beats Runners

Posted by  ▪  August 27, 2011

Thanks to reader Phil, who spotted this bumper sticker in Appleton, Wisconsin:  

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Turns out WI Justice Ann Walsh Bradley was the one with the anger management problem

Posted by  ▪  August 26, 2011

I have focused from the beginning of the scuffle between Wisconsin Justices Ann Walsh Bradley and David Prosser on Bradley’s accusation that Prosser used a “chokehold” on her.  As I have detailed before, “chokehold” is a very specific term recognized

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Two words missing from Ben Bernanke’s 3,500-word statement

Posted by  ▪  August 26, 2011

Ben Bernanke gave a very lengthy answer to the question “why has the recovery from the crisis been so slow and erratic?,” but Bernanke danced around the obvious: Why has the recovery from the crisis been so slow and erratic? Historically, recessions have typically sowed

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The importance of independent bloggers

Posted by  ▪  August 26, 2011

It’s lonely out here in independent blogger world, working for the greater glory not the greater paycheck. That’s not to say bloggers who work for The Man are not independent thinkers and writers, but the pressures are there depending upon who

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MSNBC Host Joe Scarborough Intro’d House Res. Condemning Sharpton’s “Racist,” “Anti-Semitic” Views

Posted by  ▪  August 26, 2011

In honor of Sharpton’s new position as an MSNBC host, a link to the full resolution, courtesy of the GPO. From Scarborough’s whereases: Whereas the Reverend Al Sharpton has referred to members of the Jewish faith as ‘‘bloodsucking [J]ews’’, and

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It’s nice to be needed

Posted by  ▪  August 26, 2011

Thanks to frequent photographer Jason for this photo taken earlier this week in Greenville, NC:

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Judge William Young sentencing the shoe bomber

Posted by  ▪  August 25, 2011

I had heard this before, but stumbling upon it this afternoon, I thought it worth reprinting because few people are aware of it. It’s the sentencing of shoe bomber Richard Reid by U.S. District Court (Massachusetts) Judge William Young in

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Foreplay and America are back, baby!

Posted by  ▪  August 25, 2011

A ringing endorsement of Rick Perry from Kinky Friedman, with as many laughs per square inch as any endorsement I have ever seen (emphasis mine): I have been quoted as saying that when I die, I am to be cremated, and the

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No charges against Prosser; time for Bradley to step down

Posted by  ▪  August 25, 2011

Wisconsin Justice Ann Walsh Bradley accused Justice David Prosser of using an illegal ”chokehold” on her.  At the time, I pointed out that if the charge was not sustained, and Bradley falsely had accused Prosser of using a potentially life threatening

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An Apple what if

Posted by  ▪  August 25, 2011

Steve Jobs is stepping down as CEO of Apple, likely for good. What a lesson Apple holds.  I’ve never bought an Apple computer or “device” (although I did get an iPod as a gift), but I’ll never forget my amazement in

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So tell me about West Virginia

Posted by  ▪  August 25, 2011

John Conyers (D-Mich), via The Hill, talking about West Virginia: “There’s a big campaign going on about how you clean coal, and we want to examine that as critically and fairly as we can, but here’s the problem: I’ve been

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I’ve never met a real charter member

Posted by  ▪  August 25, 2011

Thanks to reader Marisa who writes that the photo was … … taken in the parking lot of a small shopping center in Emerald Isle, NC at the end of July, Walter Jones is the Congressional Rep for this area.

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Is Romney the new Rudy?

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2011

Rudy famously waited too long in 2008, by skipping Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, assuming he would win big in Florida.  He didn’t, because by the time the primaries arrived in Florida, Rudy was an also ran. Back in

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Allen West on Libya, Egypt, etc.

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2011

It’s not often I thank Think Progress, but thanks for this video interview of Allen West on the issue of Obama foreign policy in Libya and the Middle East.  Think Progress, with its videographer following West on his trip to

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