“The only person qualified to interview Sarah Palin on national television is Judge Judy. She has experience with blizzards of lies and non-sequiturs.”–Andrew Sullivan
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It’s good to see some national ad dollars in this race.
That’s a call to arms of the governing sort
“To Democrats: I would remind you that we still have the largest majority in decades, and the people expect us to solve problems, not run for the hills. And if the Republican leadership is going to insist that 60 votes in the Senate are required to do any business at all in this town — … Continue reading »
Call the bluff
Ed Rendell finally says what I’ve been thinking for quite some time. I have stayed more silent that I should have about the health care bill. But one thing I’ve felt all along is that it is simply ridiculous that somehow the 60-vote supermajority displaced a simple 51-vote majority as the only way to go. … Continue reading »
Aside from being a funny name for a prescient agit-punk band, what amazes me about this whole death panel nonsense going around is that they are already in place! They’re called YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY (if you’re lucky enough to have one). I mean, at least a government-run death panel would have to have some semblance … Continue reading »
Tuesday, May 5th. Local election day. Go fill out a ballot.
Reminder: Vote today!
City primaries in Lincoln & Omaha. Here’s your Lancaster County slate card.
I spent the afternoon on the dock at The Mill, first meeting with Brent about our project, then reading the New Yorker (specifically this article on solitary confinement) while listening to the Afro-Cuban All-Stars, and later running into Ben, Kaleb, and Conrad. It was an excellent day for making Vitamin D.
I haven’t made a political post in a while (mostly just shared bits from the ever-excellent New Nebraska Network), but it’s almost time for the Lincoln/Lancaster Primary, so here’s the Democratic slate card….reminder to follow… I’ve personally worked for Kathy Danek & Barb Baier, and Don Mayhew’s was the first campaign — as a senior … Continue reading »
This American Life Impresses Once Again
Do yourself a favor, sit down without distractions, and listen to this. Episode 375: Bad Bank The collapse of the banking system explained, in just 59 minutes. Our crack economics team—the guys who explained the mortgage crisis, Alex Blumberg and NPR’s Adam Davidson—are back to help all of us understand the news. For instance, when … Continue reading »