Daily Archives: October 5th, 2009 «

 

Monday/Tuesday open thread (UPDATED)

Posted by: ST on October 5, 2009 at 9:00 pm » 19 Comments

Hey y’all – I’m feeling a lot under the weather tonight and so far, the chicken soup and the Dayquil aren’t really helping. Maybe a good night’s sleep will. Catch y’all later. Weds. Update – 10:06 AM: Sorry for the absence – I’ve been in bed fighting this cold for the last 36 hours or […]

 

Ras. Reports

Posted by: ST on October 5, 2009 at 7:41 pm » Comments Off

Election 2010: Kentucky Senate

 

CNN

Posted by: ST on October 5, 2009 at 7:40 pm » Comments Off

Top McDonnell backer mocks Deeds’ speaking problems

 

The Note

Posted by: ST on October 5, 2009 at 7:39 pm » Comments Off

Frist Backing Health Care Bill? Not So Fast…

 

NYDN

Posted by: ST on October 5, 2009 at 3:25 pm » Comments Off

Clunker cash is going to cost the U.S. dearly

 

ABC News

Posted by: ST on October 5, 2009 at 3:24 pm » Comments Off

Government Watchdog Says Treasury and Fed Knew Bailed-Out Banks Were Not Healthy

 

Profoundly inane quote of the day

Posted by: ST on October 5, 2009 at 3:20 pm » 16 Comments

Liberal Matthew Yglesias, on the various stories hitting the MSM about how Obama doesn’t appear to be making a whole lot of time for his generals on the issue of Afghanistan strategy (via Mark Hemingway): Meanwhile, [s]ome of these stories about various generals not getting the kind of tender loving care from Obama that they […]

 

Has General Petraeus taken a back seat in the Obama war room?

Posted by: ST on October 5, 2009 at 11:18 am » 19 Comments

The NYT has published a disturbing report about how the WH is wary of General David Petraeus’ recommendations on war strategy in both Afghanistan and Iraq because they believe he may have presidential ambitions (via ST reader Leslie): WASHINGTON — Gen. David H. Petraeus, the face of the Iraq troop surge and a favorite of […]

 

Bobby Jindal

Posted by: ST on October 5, 2009 at 11:00 am » Comments Off

Some Republican Ideas for Health Care Reform

 

AP

Posted by: ST on October 5, 2009 at 10:59 am » Comments Off

Obama’s Copenhagen trip wasn’t cheap