Charity on January 30th, 2009

From the Anchoress, who is a brilliant blogger, by the way, and humble about it, which makes her all the more a pleasure to read.
We’ve watched the press pretend to beat their breasts for “not asking the tough questions of Bush” in the time leading up to the invasion of Iraq. That’s a distortion; they [...]

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Charity on January 30th, 2009

I just saw this on C-SPAN.
“Michael Steele, Former Lt. Gov. of Maryland was elected the new Chairman of the Republican National Committee. He received 91 votes on the sixth ballot. Eighty Five votes were needed to win.”
The video of his acceptance speech will be available soon.
In the meantime, here is his speech at the RNC [...]

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Charity on January 30th, 2009

He likes it warm. You could grow orchids in there.
That was David Axelrod on why President Barack “Shared Sacrifice” Obama has the heat cranked in the Oval Office, so much so that he needed to remove his suit coat.
You could not grow orchids in here, that’s for sure.  I keep the thermostat at a sultry [...]

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Charity on January 29th, 2009

Republicans are acting like Republicans again.
The House passed the stimulus bill.
No Republicans voted for the bill

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Charity on January 29th, 2009

This is the funniest thing I have seen in a while.  Both men had me laughing out loud – both times I watched it.

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Charity on January 27th, 2009

I just finished filing our income tax return and for the first time, I had to file a Schedule C for income earned on She’s Right and another blog of mine, All Things Hold Together.  I listed my business as “internet publishing.”
Even after deducting my laptop, hosting fees, and domain registrations as expenses, I still [...]

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Charity on January 25th, 2009

Crafting is my bliss.  Besides politics, it is my favorite thing in life.  But it’s better than politics because it’s useful and doesn’t make you want to slap people and call them bad names.
When the political blogosphere starts to drive me mad, I escape to the “crafting” folder in my feed reader for solace.
But these [...]

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Charity on January 23rd, 2009

From the Times Online (UK):
Missiles fired from suspected US drones killed at least 15 people inside Pakistan today, the first such strikes since Barack Obama became president and a clear sign that the controversial military policy begun by George W Bush has not changed.
Security officials said the strikes, which saw up to five missiles slam [...]

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Here is an example of the kind of tug-at-the-heartstrings story we hear all the time.  Poor, unsuspecting Arab gentleman mistaken for a terrorist by the evil Republican administration that hates brown people is torn from his home and family and subjected to the harsh conditions of the detention center at Guantánamo Bay.
Said Ali al-Shihri traveled [...]

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Charity on January 21st, 2009

Vermont Tiger is having another symposium.  This time, the theme is, “Compete or Retreat : Surviving and Prospering in the Global Economy“.
I have no idea why it took me so long to post this.  I have been looking forward to it for two weeks now.
Why should you care? I have two words for you [...]

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