Meredith Whitney, the superstar financial analyst who first warned how the real...– James A. Bacon Jr.
Not only do we see children and their parents on the edge of their seats during...– -Cal Thomas
What is Ongo?
Ongo Inc., a Silicon Valley startup planning to launch a website for reading and sharing news from multiple sources, has received an initial round of funding from some of the country’s top newspaper publishers. The company said Wednesday that The New York Times Co., Washington Post Co. and Gannett Co., which publishes USA Today and other newspapers, have collectively invested $12 million.
I really look at Sarah Palin, however, and I look at everything they’ve...– Rush Limbaugh when asked about the current political figure he admires most
A Trillion Here and a Trillion There and Pretty...
markcoatney: The estimable P.Stack reminds us of this really nice visualization of the Obama 2011 budget:
Of course Colbert is more embarrassed than the House of Representatives, Colbert...– Jon Stewart
Why Congress isn't getting anything done in... →
I think Fox is part of that tradition - it is part of the tradition that has a...– President Obama on Fox News
Whoa, 350 people for a national convention! Cup of Joementum!– Mark Hemingway on the Coffee Party
A British businessman who last year bought the company that makes the two-wheeled Segway personal transporter has died in an accident on one of the vehicles.
Obama team uses flimflammery to inflate job... →
nomosshere: Good reporting by Byron York! “Are you a financial adviser? You may not know it, but you’ve got a green job. Are you a wholesale buyer? You’ve got a green job, too. Or maybe you’re a newspaper reporter. You, too, have a green job — at least according to the Obama administration.”
I was a corn packer. I know that term is offensive to some people, because corn...– Stephen Colbert
“An article on Wednesday about the quarrels among President Obama’s national security advisers described in a new book by Bob Woodward referred incompletely to Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s reported assessment of Richard C. Holbrooke, the president’s special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan. While Mr. Biden is indeed quoted as calling Mr. Holbrooke “the most egotistical bastard...
Almost without fail, the strongest advocates of limited government in Congress...– Timothy P. Carney
Today is Nintendo's 121st Birthday (the company...
The American Prospect: A Further Guide to Old (and... →
Yep. Check out the new MSNBC Tumblr, and of course the Washington Examiner on Tumblr anglobibliofile: Nice. But they both forgot The Economist, The Nation, PRI, Nightline, ABC News, and Yahoo News. Any others? When we decided to get into this game, we’ll admit we went to Gawker’s guide to old media Tumblrs as the starting place for our follow list. But here’s a few they missed: Public Radio...
Go back to the doughnuts–don’t tell the first lady, though.– President Obama to child at health care rally
September 22, 2010 On the one hand, we have a candidate in Joe Sestak who is not a career politician. Everybody has been talking about insiders in Washington. Well, Joe is not one of the insiders who’s been part of the problem. Instead, he’s been solving problems in Washington. He didn’t go there with a liberal agenda or a conservative agenda. He went to serve the people of...
Senate repeal of ban on gays in military falters →
A Senate bill to repeal the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy appeared headed for defeat Tuesday, a major setback for gay groups that saw the vote as their last chance this year to overturn the 17-year-old ban.
It's Tumblr Tuesday. . .
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Facebook Like Button Count Inaccuracies →
2105: If you’re not a geek - here’s the bottom line of this post: The Facebook “like” buttons you see embedded on websites incorrectly report the number of “people” who “like” something. Specifically, the button can inflate the displayed count of people. While this is fine when all you want to do is track some general level of “engagement” with a particular item, it was not accurate for the...
If there is any lesson in recent elections, it is that no incumbent is safe. And...– Byron York
12 of the top 20 biggest political contributors are labor unions. Labor unions...– Mark Hemingway
They’ll let your teenage daughter buy an abortion, but they won’t let her buy a...– Christine O’Donnell
I don't understand why everyone is so excited...
If O’D hits ObamaCare and deficits while Dems discuss masturbation, I...– freddoso