Fatster’s News Roundup from May 22, 2012

By: Wednesday May 23, 2012 6:15 am

A news roundup with links to stories you might have missed yesteday, about, US Special Operations in Yemem, John Brenned, US deaths in Afghanistan, drones in the US, Catholics on contraceptives, New Economy Movement, UK banks, Quebec tuition hikes, Julian Assange, John Corzine, natural gas prices, and much more.


Lessons Learned in VA and NJ: Is Rahm Emanuel Orchestrating 2010 Democratic Massacre?

By: Wednesday November 4, 2009 7:59 am

Rahm doesn’t think about Democratic turnout. His reputation for “winning a Democratic majority” rests on his ability as a self-promoter to take credit for victories that happened in spite of him. The truth is that his “act more like Republicans” strategy just hasn’t worked out, and we’re getting whiffs of the disaster it spells for Democrats who follow it.

NJ-Gov: Polls Show Very Tight Race Between Corzine, Christie

By: Monday November 2, 2009 2:18 pm

The new polls in the New Jersey Governor’s race have good news for Chris Christie and Jon Corzine, depending on which one you read. Quinnipiac: Christie 42, Corzine 40, Daggett 12 Survey USA: Christie 45, Corzine 42, Daggett 10 Monmouth: Corzine 43, Christie 41, Daggett 8 Democracy Corps: Corzine 41, Christie 37, Daggett 15 Every [...]

Election 2009: The (Quasi) National Landscape

By: Wednesday October 28, 2009 12:55 pm

For those of you scoring at home, I thought I’d lay out exactly what the major races are next Tuesday, November 3. From Maine to California, New Jersey to Washington state, there are several significant races on the ballot, all of which will be spun by Democrats and Republicans as indicative of the national mood. But each have their own peculiarities about them.

Christie’s Cookie Crumbles: Fed Attorney/Paramour Timed Arrests, Stonewalled Investigation to Aid Campaign

By: Tuesday October 20, 2009 6:05 am

The looming scandals that we’ve been expecting to break on the Christie front are beginning to break.

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