by baldilocks Such an innocent time it was in 2008 when Hillary Clinton was running against Barack Obama for the Democrat Party presidential nomination... Ted Kennedy was still alive back then. Irony, however, was long dead and stinking. But eight years along, we're getting many revelations about who is above and below whom on each … Continue reading Remembering a 2008 Entitlement War
On twitter there is a big move to start a "boycott Indiana" movement for its decision to be the 20th state to pass a Religious Freedom Law to protect Christians from persecution for refusing to support Gay Marriage. By an odd coincidence the same media types who have been attacking the Gov of Indiana have … Continue reading Will the Boycott Indiana crowd boycott The Kennedy Institute?
"...if there is one thing I've learned in politics, it's never turn your back on a crumb." Hubert Humphrey 1957 No matter what you think of Ted Kennedy his effectiveness as a senator can't be seriously questioned. The secret to his success was twofold. 1. Personality, Ted Kennedy could be very personable to his fellow … Continue reading It’s a Trap! Pat Toomey Ted Kennedy & Danegeld Edition
Dianne Williamson makes some interesting points in this column that made my wife laugh out loud: Despite his City Hall harem, the 17-year mayor keeps getting re-elected. Is he so popular that voters are willing to overlook the indiscretions? Well considering Leominster has a thriving downtown, a surplus and is in financially solid shape while … Continue reading Did she support Kennedy and/or Clinton?
in this report from Friday's rally; and not just because he grew up in Fitchburg: Given the often contrived and polarizing conflict that dominates the cable-TV landscape, it would be easy, on the outside looking in, to slap a Tea Party label on Brown's supporters. But most of those lunging for his hand were not … Continue reading Barnicle is on the money
The mayoral election is over and Mayor Wong won by 30+ points, that is a mandate and a half. Her first decision since the election. No Christmas decorations for Fitchburg! Even the Sentinel & Enterprise is not on board with this one: Fitchburg Mayor Lisa Wong -- who earlier this year decided to save money … Continue reading Bah Humbug! No Christmas Lights for Fitchburg
...who has spoken out on the Polanski stuff. Polanski-admitted raping a 13 yr old-whys every1 in the arts upset hes facing jail? cause hes a gifted director? what am i missing? The Hollywood guys better keep an eye on this because Morning Joe is just slicing and dicing Hollywood to pieces on the Polanski stuff. … Continue reading Morning Joe hasn’t heard of Jewel…
Today on Morning Joe Mika is the focus of attention and not just because she seems to be wearing and evening dress that is really attractive on her. First she continued to stress the contractor story with unabashed irony. I just cant get over the comparison with this and last week. Secondly they are hitting … Continue reading Mika good, Mika bad, Mika clever?
Again Mika is shocked SHOCKED. Again she wasn't shocked SHOCKED by Kennedy.
Rush Limbaugh often says that actions don't matter for liberals, it is intent that matters. If you don't believe that statement read these back to back. You know when Joe Scarborough said his line about Ted Kennedy not abusing his staffers being odd. I thought it was shocking about what it said concerning Congress. Little … Continue reading Irony overload
...asks Mika on Morning Joe concerning Charlie Rangel? I think she is smart enough to know the answer, he has a "D" next to his name, he is a personable fellow and a combat vet from Korea. He is a longstanding powerful black congressman. All of these things preclude scrutiny from the MSN. After all … Continue reading “This is a pattern where were we?”
Over at Gay Patriot via Legal Insurrection a good Kennedy deed is brought out of the memory hole: I visited Jessica’s father Boris several times when I was in college. As most Soviet emigrés, he had strong anti-Communist views and great respect for then then-President of the United States, Ronald Wilson Reagan. And though the … Continue reading Once in a while you let one go
...is the thesis of this American Spectator article: ...it is crystal clear that former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has this "head of the table" gene in spades. She is, in a remarkable way, the real heir -- make that heiress -- to Senator Kennedy. She is charismatic, she has a decided point of view and … Continue reading Sarah Palin as the Next Ted Kennedy…
School is back and I have to be up with the youngest so that means I'm up and turned it on Morning Joe. And I couldn't believe my eyes: First of all my irony meter is going off the scale. They started with teasing Mika about this headline: Disgraced former Gov. Eliot Spitzer has been … Continue reading Joe & Mika down the memory hole with Ted
Ed West in the UK has a memory of Ted Kennedy contrary to MSNBC: I’m sure Kennedy was essentially a good man and a servant of his own country, but he was certainly no friend of ours. England has a long history and an even longer memory.