One word to describe this: AWESOME. I am regressing to my junior year of high school here.
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Who knew shit would be so interesting?
How Your Beer Bought John McCain's $500 Loafers →
Though ostensibly more free market than his opponent Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.), McCain (he of the eight houses, 13 cars, and $500 loafers) has never been shy about laying into what he feels are the excesses of capitalism, including the way lobbyists can bribe lawmakers to jigger the system to their liking. The problem for McCain is that the fortune he married into came by way of alcohol...
It was a difficult time, but those days are long over. I believe we have too...– Mayer Richard Daley speaking about William Ayers. The most interesting part of this quote is that it was spoken over a year ago, yet the words could as easily be about the current situation in this campaign and this country.
Obama Theme Supporters
Two reasons why I’m reblogging this. I want to call attention to others who have adopted this theme and I want some free linkage! ideas: I wanted to post a list of Obama supports that have adopted the Obama theme so far. I’m sure there are some tumblrs I’m missing, but here are some I’ve seen so far: obama08.tumblr.com • toribelliachi.tumblr.com • blog.cosmicsquirreljustice.com •...
The Guilfoile-Warner Papers - The Morning News →
Epistolary Politics by Kevin Guilfoile and John Warner. I don’t even know what that means, but, damn, these guys do write some good stuff. This is perhaps the only blog that I consistently read every word (sometimes twice). Its a must read for, well, everyone.
Amy Schalet - A Question for Sarah Palin →
Want to lower the number of abortions? Don’t criminalize it, look to the Dutch: Just how steep, and unnecessary, that price is becomes clear when we look at countries where teenagers do not pay it. In the Netherlands, young people become sexually active at the same age as their American and other counterparts across the developed world — around 17 — but teenage pregnancy rates...
Ply It Forward
yourmonkeycalled: My son is learning to use the bathroom by himself. After we’ve washed and dried our hands and thrown our paper towels into the trash can, he insists that we prepare some paper towel for the next person. He goes over to the dispenser and hits the lever a few times, enough for the next guy to dry his hands. Everyone should do this. Imagine: you’ve just washed your hands at a...
I’ve updated my theme to one designed by Matt McInerney inspired by Barack Obama. Its a beautiful take on the fantastic design of the Obama website. I’m going to leave it up until the election, then make some changes to my blog and how its put together. Stay tuned. I know its too late in most places to register to vote, but if it isn’t where you live, please do so. And make sure...
Richard Fuld punched in face in Lehman Brothers... →
“And frankly after having watched [Mr Fuld’s testimony to the committee], I’d have done the same too.”