Category Archives: Politics

Losing Before the Starting Line

Glen Beck, the lat­est angry US pun­dit, spoke out a cou­ple of days ago against US Pres­i­dent Oba­ma’s (now unsuc­cess­ful) trip to Copen­hagen to lob­by the Olympic Com­mit­tee to hold the 2016 Olympics in Chica­go. He men­tioned that the Van­cou­ver Olympics had already “lost a bil­lion dol­lars”. The White House called him out on the […]

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Things Only a Republican Could Believe

I haven’t blogged much about US pol­i­tics in a while, but that does­n’t mean I haven’t been fol­low­ing the farce that is the cur­rent debate about ‘Death Pan­els’, Oba­ma’s birth cer­tifi­cate, Con­spir­a­cies about the sub­ver­sive art­work around Rock­e­feller Cen­ter and oth­er inani­ties. I saw this on reddit.com, and would nor­mal­ly mere­ly link to it, but it’s […]

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Fox News Has No Shame (as Usual)

When Gov­er­nor Mark San­ford made his tear­ful Press Con­fer­ence announc­ing that he had secret­ly left the US to vis­it the woman he was hav­ing an affair with in Buenos Aires (and left his wife and sons over Father’s Day — Classy move, dude), Fox News decid­ed that this was rea­son enough to switch his par­ty […]

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Brilliance From Keith Olbermann

Kei­th Olber­mann, the MSNBC pun­dit, and fre­quent spokesman for the US Left, kept me believ­ing that com­mon decen­cy had not com­plete­ly left our for­mer coun­try dur­ing the last admin­is­tra­tion. I still watch his show via an iTunes pod­cast, since we don’t get MSNBC here. I’ve kept watch­ing him, main­ly because I still want to keep […]

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Coming Up for Air and Tired Old Phrases

I’ve had to neglect blog­ging for much of this month, because I’ve been work­ing very hard. It’s hope­ful­ly going to work out in the end, but this is one of those times where I have to keep inton­ing that mantra “It’s Only Tem­po­rary.” So, while today was one of those pic­­ture-per­­fect days we in Van­cou­ver […]

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