Living and Dying on the Amazon Vine

The new general Amazon Vine newsletter went up today. Shopping on it is very much like being at a mall at midnight on the Friday following Thanksgiving trying to get one of the 10 $100 laptops offered. Basically the program works like this, based on the interests you give when you sign up, you are … Continue reading Living and Dying on the Amazon Vine

I’m ashamed to say I never thought of Romney…

...running for Kennedy's empty seat: It's an interesting thought. If the thinks President Obama is vulnerable in 2012 then politically he might not bother figuring that he will need to be free to run, if he is thinking 2016 then it is a good move . I wasn't enamored the Romney as governor he didn't … Continue reading I’m ashamed to say I never thought of Romney…

What do you think overtook Ted Kennedy on Twitter yesterday…

...Tim Blair gives the answer that outrages the Boston Phoenix But evidently there's another vast conspiracy afoot, which has now succeeded in moving the search term "Mary Jo Kopechne" -- the victim of Chappaquiddick -- ahead of the late Senator. The Victim of Chappaquiddick? What did the Island jump up and whomp her in the … Continue reading What do you think overtook Ted Kennedy on Twitter yesterday…

If you were surprised by the Bill Richardson decision…

...by this white house... New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and former high-ranking members of his administration won't be criminally charged in a yearlong federal investigation into pay-to-play allegations involving one of the Democratic governor's large political donors, someone familiar with the case said. The decision not to pursue indictments was made by top Justice Department … Continue reading If you were surprised by the Bill Richardson decision…

Dead Man Voting

Well it looks like the democratic party is going to use the death of Senator Kennedy to force the health care bill through: You've heard of 'win one for the Gipper'? There is going to be an atmosphere of 'win one for Teddy,'" Ralph G. Neas, the CEO of the liberal National Coalition on Health … Continue reading Dead Man Voting