Sunday, September 6, 2009

And focus groups?

And focus groups?

This is a brilliant site. I am a fan of anyone that manages to put ideas across in graphical form.

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My Dream GOP Ticket in 2012

Sarah Palin and Michelle Bachmann

Yet another reason that I love Jane Hamsher - From a distance of course

Campaign Silo » Van Jones: A Moment of Truth For Liberal Institutions in the Veal Pen
If there is going to be a serious progressive movement in this country capable of standing up for health care against an industry that spends $1.4 million a day on lobbying, we can't just look to the members of the Progressive Caucus and say "hey, you, get something done." They need cover. They need to know that they will be supported. And people like Van Jones who have given their lives to causes we say we value like prison reform and environmental advocacy need to know that they will be defended, and not handed over to Glenn Beck as an acceptable casualty in the battle for K-Street dollars.

Eloquently put

Balloon Juice » Blog Archive » The Say Anything Brigade Strikes Again
I know it is hard to keep up with all of the nonsense, but at what point are journalists going to look at one of these clowns when they say something like this and ask them, point blank- “What the fuck are you talking about?”


With apologies to Atrios, this has been another edition of simple answers to simple questions.

Ben Nelson - Moderate or Whore?

Senator signals possible health care compromise -
A moderate Senate Democrat said Sunday he could support a health-care bill that includes a provision for possibly bringing in a government-funded public health insurance option in the future.
Sen. Ben Nelson said a trigger mechanism would serve as a "fail-safe backstop."

The comment by Sen. Ben Nelson of Nebraska on CNN's "State of the Union" signaled a possible compromise on the most contentious issue in efforts to overhaul the nation's ailing health-care system.

Using the word moderate in association with Ben Nelson is so dishonest that I am shocked there isn't currently a rash of thunderstorms around Atlanta.

Imagine my shock at the list of his top contributors.