Eric Florack on March 31st, 2010

Jake Tapper says this morning that the White House has given a go ahead to offshore drilling. On Wednesday morning at Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility in Washington, DC, President Obama will announce that his administration will allow the lease sale to go forward for oil and gas exploration 50 miles off of the […]

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davidl on February 6th, 2010

Rush Limbaugh uses the term ‘retarded” a lot,  video: Hat tip video: Media Spatters. Tim Shriver, Special Olympics, soils his nappies, from Ben Smith, Politico: But the Special Olympics, which organized a delegation that ultimately accepted Emanuel’s apology and his pledge to stop using the word, is now asking Limbaugh to reconsider his language. “I […]

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Eric Florack on January 11th, 2010

Patterico points out that this most recent incident of what Democrats would unquestionably call racist comments if they were uttered by a Republican, isn’t Dingy Harry’s only offense: Amidst the brouhaha over Harry Reid’s comments, some people are defending Reid by saying that he told the truth, however . . . awkwardly. See, for example, […]

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Even Howard Dean called this “reform” plan crazy! “Reform” is in quotes because calling this reform is a lie.This is not reform it’s a complete socialist take over health care with rationing of care for the old and undesirable. If there was tort reform (anathema to the greedy trial lawyers like John Edwards, who coincidentally […]

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davidl on May 28th, 2009

Matthew Yglesias  is just a tad bit confused. This seems very confused. Being a “reverse racist” can’t be similar to being a “racist,” it needs to be the reverse of being a racist. Limbaugh clearly just thinks Sotomayor is a racist. She hates white people. For a Latina to hate white people isn’t “reverse” racism, […]

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davidl on May 1st, 2009

The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr. Attorney General of the United States United States Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C.  20530-0001 Dear Attorney General Holder: This letter is respectfully submitted to inform you that I must decline the invitation to participate in the May 4 roundtable meeting the President’s Task Force on […]

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Eric Florack on March 12th, 2009

WTOP in DC: WASHINGTON – A D.C. Office of the Chief Technology Officer employee and a government contractor have been arrested in a federal bribery sting, sources tell WTOP. D.C. Office of the Chief Technology Officer employee Yusuf Acar and Advanced Integrated Technologies Corporation President and CEO Sushil Bansal have been arrested, sources tell WTOP. […]

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davidl on September 20th, 2008

Well I suppose one doesn’t need to study biology to get a degree in journalism.   I supppose it would prevent stupid stories like the one, Jeffery Diamond, ABC News: A transgendered woman, who lost a job offer because of her sexual status, has won a potentially groundbreaking federal sex discrimination lawsuit. A federal court judge […]

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davidl on July 2nd, 2008

The old jobe is that a conservative is liberal who was mugged.  Greg Sargent, TPM, reports Brian Beutler, was shoot in the course of mugging in DC: Brian Beutler, a well-known progressive blogger, was shot and seriously injured during a mugging last night in Washington, D.C. One bullet damaged Beutler’s spleen, and he had it […]

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davidl on June 27th, 2008

Roger Clegg, National Review, reports that Senate has passed yet another silly and unconstitutoinal apology: On February 26, the Senate passed a “Resolution of Apology to Native Peoples of the United States.”  It is now pending in the House of Representatives. First it makes “findings,” one of which is that “the policies of the Federal Government […]

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davidl on June 5th, 2008

This war is lost.  Let us set a timetable and leave, Allison Klein, Washington Post: D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier announced a military-style checkpoint yesterday to stop cars this weekend in a Northeast Washington neighborhood inundated by gun violence, saying it will help keep criminals out of the area. Starting on Saturday, officers will […]

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Look, I think Wayne Allard is a putz… an admittedly quick assessment based on limited info. But he got this one right: May 1st, 2008 – Washington, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Wayne Allard (R-Colo.) joined New Mexico Senator Pete Domenici, the Republican leader of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and other Republican Senators […]

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Eric Florack on May 12th, 2008

Bob Novak at RCP: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Close-in supporters of Sen. Barack Obama’s presidential campaign are convinced he never will offer the vice presidential nomination to Sen. Hillary Clinton for one overriding reason: Michelle Obama. The Democratic front-runner’s wife did not comment on other rival candidates for the party’s nomination, but she has been sniping […]

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