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June 13th, 2012 - 11:06 pm § in Politics

Inslee and McKenna take very different positions on higher education

After experiencing  THE GRIM, ANTI-ACADEMIC ATMOSPHERE OF THE STATE REPUBLICAN CONVENTION, I am becoming utterly confused by the governor’s race. I am very troubled and want to ask myself what Thomas Jefferson  would do? Is this another choice between centrist conservatives .. like Washingto[...]

June 13th, 2012 - 8:16 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Greeks hord euros.

Greeks withdraw euros ahead of cliffhanger vote ATHENS – Greeks pulled their cash out of the banks and stocked up with food ahead of a cliffhanger election on Sunday that many citizens fear will result in the country being forced out of the euro.[...]

June 13th, 2012 - 1:34 pm § in Misc.

Republicans seem grim.

See this post[...]

June 13th, 2012 - 12:09 pm § in America, Hypocrisy

In Rove’s world, $10,000 is a small donor.

Karl Rove announces he’ll do more of the only thing he’s good at: Spending rich people’s money by Jed Lewison, Daily Kos Crossroads GPS and American Crossroads announced Wednesday they will spend a combined $4.6 million to run ads on broadcast and cable television in Missouri, Nort[...]

June 13th, 2012 - 11:28 am § in Misc.

An Invite to Dinner with Obama

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June 13th, 2012 - 10:04 am § in Misc.

Obama Says:

Obama, during a fundraiser in Maryland, said the theme of Romney”s presidential campaign could even fit on Twitter, where a post cannot have more than 140 characters. “You can pretty much put their campaign on a tweet and have some characters to spare,” The Los Angeles Times quoted[...]

June 13th, 2012 - 9:22 am § in The Ave Scene

Let the candy makers sell pot!

Over at Sound Politics, the right wing is celebrating a report by the British Lung Foundation. The report, SP says, gives new evidence against marijuana. Not so fast.! Both sides of the MJ debate are inane, as TA has discussed in previous posts directed at marijuana fanatics of the left. If anyone c[...]

June 13th, 2012 - 3:32 am § in Politics

UPDATE: Republican easily won the first debate!

UPDATE: I did get to listen to yesterday’s debate in my car. Frankly, there was nothing new.  The questions were great, but Inslee and Ferguson lost badly.  Neither of them took advantage of their biggest weapons .. the association of McKenna and Dunn with an extremist, radicalized Republica[...]