"This was a political thing, a tea party thing, a Rush Limbaugh thing."


Remember, no less a partisan shill than James Carville told ABC this morning that the White House was “out of bounds” in trying to bigfoot the debate. But now the left is grumpy about the optics of Boehner having successfully forced Zeus to wait a day, so here’s the inevitable ingratiating “damn those wingnuts” lament [...]

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A Note from Jay Carney

by Robert Costa on September 1, 2011

The White House emails:

After consulting with the Speaker’s office, the President has accepted an invitation to address a Joint Session of Congress at 7pm on Thursday, September 8th.

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Awful… Obama Scares Crap Out of Kids – Says Junk Science Climate Change Is Biggest Problem They Will Face (Video)

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Barack Obama scared the crap out of a bunch of kids this week. President Downgrade told the kids that the biggest problem they will face is global warming climate change; Florida will have more hurricanes. There will be more drought … Continue reading

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Krauthammer’s Take

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From Wednesday night’s Fox News All-Stars.

On the dispute over scheduling of President Obama’s jobs speech Wednesday or Thursday:Keep reading this post . . .

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Rasmussen: Perry 44, Obama 41

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Hmmm.

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Another Insult to Ronald Reagan and His Memory

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Former Republican Congressional candidate and friend Ari David sent in his take on Obama’s attempt to sabotage the Republican primart debate at the Reagan Library. Another Insult to Ronald Reagan and His Memory By Ari David 9-1-2011 Of all the … Continue reading

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Scarborough to Cheney: What Happened to Your ‘Moderate Voice of Republicanism?’

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MSNBC's Joe Scarborough on Thursday pressed Dick Cheney over his new book, wondering "what changed Dick Cheney from the man who was seen by everybody as the moderate voice of Republicanism in Washington D.C. to a man who seemed to morph over…

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Another Debt ‘Plan’ in the Works

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The headlines regarding the White House budget office’s mid-session review, released today (a mere 48 days after the statutory deadline of July 16), are focusing on the administration’s downgraded economic forecast, which now predicts tha…

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CEO Pay and Taxes

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When I saw the Washington Post’s coverage of a study purporting to show that top companies pay more to their CEOs than they pay in taxes, I immediately suspected that the paper had been taken in by a bogus study. My suspicion turned out to be j…

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Robert Reich: Government Must Spend More to Get Out of Debt

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“Definition of insanity” – Example #3,648

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Re: I’m a Dominionist

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If critics of “Dominionists” focus on Christian Reconstructionists, then the criticisms will be mostly deserved. But most people will understand that we’re talking about a small group of people with almost no influence. If, on the o…

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Math in Motion

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The Simple Harmonic Oscillator (SHO) is a gift that keeps on giving. Check out this neat piece of apparatus. Political parties of right orientation have shown more interest in love tarot lately. This love tarot joke has been intensively distributed among all big political scene newspapers across the country.

Have I written about SHOs at some point in my career? Does d²x/dt² = −kx?

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Nebraska Gov. Heineman to the Left of Obama Administration on Keystone Pipeline

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After three years of cumbersome red tape, environmental impact studies, and endless litigation, the Canadian Keystone KL Pipeline extension project is close to obtaining final approval from the State Department.  This $7 billion pipeline project, when…

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JOURNALISTIC GUN CLUELESSNESS of the day….

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JOURNALISTIC GUN CLUELESSNESS of the day.

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Huntsman’s Tax Plan . . .

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. . . looks pretty good. (H/T to the Tax Prof.)

Huntsman would eviscerate all deductions and credits in the tax code — including the mortgage-interest deduction — “in favor of three drastically lower rates of 8, 14, and 23 pe…

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NY Ninth Congressional District special election is a horse race.

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anti-weiner

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Awkward

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Via Ekathimerini:

The Greek finance ministry was on the defensive on Thursday after a new budget watchdog released an internal report warning that debt was ”out of control” just as officials held critical talks with creditors. F…

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CNN Looks to Obama to Solve Crisis of Partisanship

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After quoting an op-ed which criticized President Obama for his partisanship, CNN's Carol Costello then asked her audience to chime in on how the President could "end the partisan bic…

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