Obama Double-Backpedal Liveblogging

By: Tuesday September 10, 2013 5:55 pm

Should be eleventy-dimensional chess at its best. Or an incoherent mess – not that our poor three-dimensional brains would ever be able to tell the difference.


By: Sunday August 18, 2013 7:40 am

Republican opposition to domestic spying by a Republican president: 50%.
Republican opposition to domestic spying by a Democratic president: 77%.

The Internet Is Not An Orange

By: Thursday March 21, 2013 5:10 pm

Wow. Just… wow. Okay, admittedly Google’s counsel could have done a better job of explaining that internet advertising isn’t really all that different from traditional advertising, just with better and more dynamic targeting, but in all fairness he probably didn’t think he’d need to. My condensed transcript for those of you who don’t have time for videos or Louie Gohmert:

Creative Revenue Solutions

By: Thursday February 28, 2013 7:00 pm

This sounds like a fine outside-the-box strategy for scrounging up some extra cash to help reduce the deficit shore up social programs fix our crumbling infrastructure subsidize more tax cuts for the rich, but it completely overlooks the financial possibilities of naming rights.

State Of The Union Liveblogging

By: Tuesday February 12, 2013 5:55 pm

Well, it’s that time of the year again. We get to listen to a right-of-center Democrat speak, followed by a Tea Party senator delivering a GOP rebuttal, followed by yet another Tea Party senator delivering a Tea Party rebuttal. So, kinda like the Sunday talk shows.

The Most Patient Man In The World

By: Friday January 25, 2013 7:25 am

Harry Reid still hasn’t seen enough obstruction from Senate Republicans to support filibuster reform, saying, “The only way we’ll get rid of the filibuster is if it continues to be abused.” He has either been sound asleep for the past four years, is the most trusting man alive, or he is simply and completely full of the brown stuff.

When Goldman Sachs Does It, It’s Not Illegal

By: Thursday January 24, 2013 7:42 am

Fun legal fact I learned yesterday: Apparently it’s perfectly okay to outright lie to your customers, as long as there’s some possibility that they’re so “sophisticated” that they know you’re lying.

Late Night: The Tide Keeps On Turning

By: Saturday January 5, 2013 8:01 pm

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. – Martin Luther King Jr. Admittedly it’s a little early, but this is my favorite story of the year so [...]

A Partial List Of Things That “Pro-Life” Conservatives Support

By: Wednesday December 19, 2012 7:09 pm

…Based on the right’s passionate and indignant opposition to any and all policies that would curtail them.

Crazy Talk

By: Wednesday December 19, 2012 4:38 pm

Hey, here’s a thought: How about we eliminate the cap on income subject to payroll taxes, then revisit Social Security benefits?

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