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Archive for June, 2012

June 30th, 2012 - 12:41 am § in Misc.

ROMNEYISMS: Rationing education by wealth

“I think this is a land of opportunity for every single person, every single citizen of this great nation. And I want to make sure that we keep America a place of opportunity, where everyone has a fair shot. They get as much education as they can afford and with their time they’re able to [&[...]

June 29th, 2012 - 12:48 pm § in Misc.

Slur of the Day: Some N words that begin with M.

Mack, Mick, Mickey, Mickey Finn a. (Britain, Commonwealth and U.S.) an Irish person or a person of Irish descent. Mick is considered more offensive in the U.K. and U.S.. From the prefix “Mc”/”Mac” meaning “son of” that is commonly found in Irish surnames. b. (Aust[...]

June 29th, 2012 - 8:30 am § in Misc.

WASTATE: Markos Moulitsas to endorse Darcy at Town Hall, Seattle …Tomorrow!

Stephen, I’m going to be in Seattle on Saturday doing a town hall event with Darcy Burner. Here are the details: 3-4:30pm: Town Hall Event in Seattle 1119 8th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 It costs $12 a person, or $50 for six. You can RSVP by contributing to Darcy Burner here. Hope to see you [&h[...]

June 29th, 2012 - 8:17 am § in Hypocrisy

THE Ave Challenge: Where can I buy this squeeze doll?

HINT: DO NOT PURCHASE THIS MERCHANDISE UNLESS YOU ARE A MITT ROMNEY SUPPORTER But .. … click the image to go to the purchase site.[...]

June 29th, 2012 - 5:09 am § in Misc.

Is Mitt going to share a hot dog with folks at the NAACP?

Mitt speaks today to the NAACP.  I would give a lot to be present at the rehearsal! Romney will come there with the fullest of baggage.  He was a Mormon bishop before the Deity revealed to the Church that Black folk were actually HUMANS! Going back further he is the heir of the party of […][...]

June 28th, 2012 - 11:50 pm § in Uncategorized

WASTATE: McKenna issues non-statement on health care ruling

OLYMPIA – Today the US Supreme Court upheld the 2010 Affordable Care Act. In a close decision, with multiple opinions, the Court ruled that the federal requirement to purchase health insurance—specifically a plan dictated by government regulators – does not violate the Constitution. The state[...]

June 28th, 2012 - 8:27 pm § in Misc.

Supreme Court Rules Federal Government Essentially Unlimited

From SOUND Politics: by pudge, 08:59 AM Yes, it’s true: Chief Justice Roberts ruled in a 5-4 decision that the Supreme Court has essentially no limits when it’s exercising its taxing authority. He did say that the Affordable Care Act was wrong to say that its power to require us to have [...]

June 28th, 2012 - 12:42 pm § in Misc.

Jesus hires a PR flack from Fox!

You can’t make this stuff up anymore (Dailly KOs): VATICAN CITY – The Vatican has brought in the Fox News correspondent in Rome to help improve its communications strategy as it tries to cope with years of communications blunders and one of its most serious scandals in decades, officials[...]

June 28th, 2012 - 8:29 am § in Jefferson, UW

UW Recruits Top Faculty in Artificial Intelligence

The new recruits include Carlos Guestrin, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University; Emily Fox and Ben Taskar, both professors at the University of Pennsylvania; and Jeff Heer, a professor at Stanford University. These are all outstanding computer scientists who will continue the thrust Ed Lazowska [...]

June 28th, 2012 - 7:44 am § in Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Oops, CNN and Fox Report that Supreme Court Strikes DOWN Obamacare

FOX and CNN announce the the SCOTUS has dumped Obamacare: The TeaPart joined the rush to victory: Of course, they were WRONG!  Here is the full text. Fox, of course, is now spinning madly, trying to paint the decision as a defeat for the Affordable Health Act. THE-Ave editor on the other hand, is q[...]