Daily Archives: June 23rd, 2008 «

 

Obsessed-With-Race Watch, Vol. 1

Posted by: ST on June 23, 2008 at 8:00 pm » 14 Comments

The Republican strategist Democrats love to hate weighed in this morning on his impression of Barack Obama: ABC News’ Christianne Klein reports that at a breakfast with Republican insiders at the Capitol Hill Club this morning, former White House senior aide Karl Rove referred to Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, as “coolly arrogant.” “Even if you […]

 

Obama’s “presidential” seal bites the dust

Posted by: ST on June 23, 2008 at 6:16 pm » 7 Comments

The unofficial official seal for the Barack Obama campaign has been shown the door: While we don’t have full details, someone at Obama’s press center, when asked if the seal would be used going forward said simply, “No.” There were still a number of vaguely presidential-seal screensavers available at the Obama website, though. (I’ll update […]

 

Barack Obama betrays his own words once again

Posted by: ST on June 23, 2008 at 11:22 am » 4 Comments

The NYT, of all places, reports on Barack Obama’s ties to ethanol special interests: When VeraSun Energy inaugurated a new ethanol processing plant last summer in Charles City, Iowa, some of that industry’s most prominent boosters showed up. Leaders of the National Corn Growers Association and the Renewable Fuels Association, for instance, came to help […]

 

George Carlin, dead at 71

Posted by: ST on June 23, 2008 at 8:38 am » 7 Comments

Via Reuters: LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Comedian George Carlin, a counter-culture hero famed for his routines about drugs, dirty words and the demise of humanity, died of heart failure at a Los Angeles-area hospital on Sunday. He was 71. Carlin, who had a history of heart and drug-dependency problems, died at Saint John’s Health Center […]