Daily Archives: April 17th, 2012 «

 

Romney to give “prebuttal” in Charlotte tomorrow to Obama’s #DNC2012 speech

Posted by: ST on April 17, 2012 at 10:31 pm » 4 Comments

Via the Charlotte Observer: Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney will be in Charlotte on Wednesday to raise money and to give what his campaign is calling a “prebuttal” to President Barack Obama’s acceptance speech at September’s Democratic National Convention. The former Massachusetts governor, making one of his first forays into this crucial swing state, […]

 

Say it after me: “If Bush had done this…”

Posted by: Phineas on April 17, 2012 at 3:01 pm » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas This photo has gone viral: From the Swedish paper Fria Tider: The shocking photos show how several established left-wing members of the Stockholm cultural elite celeberate together with Cultural Minister Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth when she slices and eats a cake depicting a black African woman with minstrel-esque face. According to sources Lena […]

 

Great moments in Smart Power diplomacy: slapping your allies edition

Posted by: Phineas on April 17, 2012 at 1:52 pm » 9 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Among the many embarrassing moments for the Obama administration (1) at the recent Summit of the Americas, the real standout has to be when the President of the United States showed utter, blithering ignorance of geography while at the same time sticking a shiv into one of our closest, oldest allies. At […]

 

Tuesday Open Thread – plus Secret Service scandal discussion

Posted by: ST on April 17, 2012 at 9:46 am » 5 Comments

FYI – the next few days are going to be crazy busy for both me and Phineas as we try to cram in five days of work into three, as we’ll both be attending Blog Con Charlotte (blogger convention right here in my back yard!) on Friday and Saturday (we’re both off workThursday and Friday). […]

 

Nate Silver

Posted by: ST on April 17, 2012 at 9:26 am » Comments Off

FYI: Notes on Poll-Watching, as Shift Toward General Election Season Begins 

 

ABC News

Posted by: ST on April 17, 2012 at 9:26 am » Comments Off

Sigh: Dog Seamus ‘Loved’ Trips Atop Family Car, Says Ann Romney 

 

NYT

Posted by: ST on April 17, 2012 at 9:25 am » Comments Off

Win: In Senate, Republicans Block Debate on ‘Buffett Rule’

 

Mediaite

Posted by: ST on April 17, 2012 at 9:25 am » Comments Off

Oops: Bob Beckel Screams ‘F**k’ Live On Hannity, Refuses To Believe He Was On Air

 

Nile Gardiner

Posted by: ST on April 17, 2012 at 9:25 am » Comments Off

Hmm: Is Hillary Clinton becoming an embarrassment as Secretary of State?