davidl on July 31st, 2008

Jim Rutttenberg, New York Times, is shocked that John McCain is painting BO as ill-informed, arrogant and out of touch: WASHINGTON — After spending much of the summer searching for an effective line of attack against Senator Barack Obama, Senator John McCain is beginning a newly aggressive campaign to define Mr. Obama as arrogant, out […]

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Simon Owens over at Blogasm managed to grab an interview with LA Times blog editor Tony Pierce. Yes, that’s the guy who sent the letter that put the kibosh on stories about John Edwards at that Hollywood hotel that’s been the topic of many a blog post outside the LA Times Blogs. Perice seems to […]

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davidl on July 30th, 2008

Evidence is accumulating that John Edwards is right – there really are “two Americas.” There’s one where men cheat on their cancer-stricken wives and one where men do not cheat on their cancer-stricken wives. To put it another way, it would appear that ambulances aren’t the only things John Edwards has been chasing lately Ann […]

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At some point, the rain around here has to stop. Not that we’ve had flooding of any serious amounts, but it’s rained around here about every day this summer, for at least part of the day. Today is another example. Yet another example for us all, of how “The Moderate Voice“, isn’t.  Am I getting […]

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Eric Florack on July 28th, 2008

Yeah, I was out all weekend. So, we made the trip over the weekend, to Fair Haven State Park, which is one of the best in the state. There’s a problem, though with the state Reservation system for their campgrounds; Forget about reserving one spot for one night. Two night minimum. So, we drove all […]

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Eric Florack on July 28th, 2008

One of the biggist liabilities that Barack Obama has, is the people who are already going to vote for him.  A case in point shows up in the Rocky Mountain News this morning, in an article by Daniel J. Chacon: A college-age protest group that wants to camp overnight in City Park during the Democratic […]

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davidl on July 27th, 2008

  John R. Bolton, in the Los Angeles Times: First, urging greater U.S.-European cooperation, Obama said, “The burdens of global citizenship continue to bind us together.” Having earlier proclaimed himself “a fellow citizen of the world” with his German hosts, Obama explained that the fall of the Berlin Wall and the reunification of Europe proved […]

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I managed to catch a first place this week at OTB’s Caption Contest. for the last week or so, we’ve brought up John Edwards and his scandal. Kaus has been watching this for a while too, all credit to him. He says the LA TIMES is burying the story. Gee, why would they do THAT, do […]

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