Daily Archives: March 9th, 2010 «

 

The adventures of listening to the ill-informed, and the frustration of being unable to respond

Posted by: ST on March 9, 2010 at 9:01 pm » 11 Comments

Recent conversation I overheard in a restaurant (paraphrasing): Man 1: You know, you’d think with such an important issue like healthcare on the table, that both sides would be able to sit down and work this deal out. Man 2: Yeah. I mean, sure, it’s not a perfect proposal but instead of complaining about it […]

 

Philly Inq.

Posted by: ST on March 9, 2010 at 8:10 pm » Comments Off

Troopers raid popular bars for unlicensed beers

 

CNN Money

Posted by: ST on March 9, 2010 at 8:09 pm » Comments Off

43% have less than $10k for retirement

 

ABC News

Posted by: ST on March 9, 2010 at 8:08 pm » Comments Off

Ex-Edwards Aide Given Deadline Over Sex Tape

 

Pelosi: Let’s pass the HCR bill – so you can find out what’s in it

Posted by: ST on March 9, 2010 at 7:40 pm » 16 Comments

Quote of the day (via Rob Port): “You’ve heard about the controversies within the bill, the process about the bill, one or the other. But I don’t know if you have heard that it is legislation for the future, not just about health care for America, but about a healthier America, where preventive care is […]

 

Chief Justice Roberts: Obama’s SOTU criticism of SCOTUS is “troubling”

Posted by: ST on March 9, 2010 at 7:06 pm » 4 Comments

The Associated Press reports that Chief Justice Roberts opened up during a law Q&A at the University of Alabama today regarding his thoughts on Obama’s SOTU SCOTUS dis: TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts said Tuesday the scene at President Obama’s State of the Union address was “very troubling” and the […]

 

The “pre-Census” letter: Your tax dollars hard at work

Posted by: ST on March 9, 2010 at 6:37 pm » 15 Comments

Got home this afternoon, checked the mail, and what did I see? A letter from the Census Bureau informing me that … I’d be receiving the Census in about a week, along with a note that it was important that I fill it out. Are you kidding me? A friend of mine Tweeted last night […]

 

Bob Herbert goes raaacist, criticizes Obama’s priorities

Posted by: ST on March 9, 2010 at 1:28 pm » 9 Comments

Because that’s what someone is who dares to criticize The One, right? Herbert writes (via Memeorandum): The economy shed 36,000 jobs last month, and that was trumpeted in the press as good news. Well, after your house has burned down I suppose it’s good news that the flames may finally be flickering out. But once […]

 

The Hill

Posted by: ST on March 9, 2010 at 12:54 pm » Comments Off

Dem plan to pair health reform, student lending complicates vote

 

NYT

Posted by: ST on March 9, 2010 at 12:52 pm » Comments Off

Justices to Hear Case of Protest at Marine Funeral