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|Archived Since:||March 4, 2008|
By Michael J.W. Stickings According to the WaPo, Obama Administration officials will announce tomorrow that they met today's deadline for fixing, more or less, HealthCare.gov, the website where you're supposed to be able to sign up for...Show More Summary
(Washington Post): "Christmas tree arrives at White House" (Associated Press): "Same-sex couples set to legally marry in Hawaii"(ABC News): "Obamas might stay in Washington after presidency ends"(Los Angeles Times): "Kentucky governor sees health law as chance to heal an ailing state" (Paul Krugman): "Obamacare’s secret success"
(Reuters): "Crucial weekend for Obamacare website begins with a shutdown"(New York Times): "Despite filibuster limits, a door remains open to block judge nominees" (The Hill): "Pressure builds on Boehner for NSA vote" (Wall Street Journal): "Narrow budget agreement comes into view" (The Guardian): "China scrambles fighter jets towards US and Japan planes in disputed air zone"
By Richard K. Barry The sweetest tone ever accomplished on an alto saxophone has to belong to Paul Desmond. In 1970 Desmond recorded an album called Bridge Over Troubled Water, consisting entirely of Simon & Garfunkel songs. Richard S. Show More Summary
By Mustang BobbyIf you’re going out to join the throngs at the mall, have fun and remember where you parked.I’m not going to sneer at the people who have been lined up since earlier this week to get great deals. Hey, that’s capitalism and that’s how we roll.My only suggestion is that you shop with an eye to local merchants rather than the big dogs. Show More Summary
(New York Times): "Doesn’t eat, doesn’t pray and doesn’t love" (CBC News): "New Snowden docs show U.S. spied during G20 in Toronto" (USA Today): "For many, Thanksgiving was a day for shopping" (Real Clear Politics): "Biden seeks center in Obama's sphere of influence" (CNN Money): "American, US Air cleared to land merger"
(CNN): "Perry plans campaign-style swing through South Carolina" (Mike Allen): "Presidential campaign gurus to push for big debate changes based on rise of social media and early voting" (TPM): "MAP: Incumbent Republicans face almost...Show More Summary
By Richard K. Barry As an American living in Canada, I try very hard to get down for the Thanksgiving holiday. It's one of those unusual holidays for me because Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving in early October, and the fourth Thursday in November in Canada is just that and nothing more. Show More Summary
(CNN): "Macy's Thanksgiving balloons will fly" (USA Today): "Holiday shopping begins as Thanksgiving turkey cooks" (Josh Marshall): "A realist's take on Obamacare" (Mike Murphy): "Obamacare is a GOP jackpot" (NPR): "Italy Senate expels 3-time ex-Premier Berlusconi"
By Capt. FoggStopped for gas yesterday, the kind of magnificent, glorious day that makes your heart sing and your body forget its age. 74 degrees, with a few little clouds, the bright sun shining off the newly waxed red convertible, air as fresh as it is anywhere wafting like the smell of jasmine off the blue Atlantic. Show More Summary
By Michael J.W. Stickings With winter descending with a vengeance on the Toronto area, and on so much of eastern Canada and the northeastern U.S., one thing is clear to me: I hate winter. Maybe that makes me something less of a Canadian than I ought to be, but, honestly, I'd prefer to live in a more temperate climate. Show More Summary
(Wall Street Journal): "The dirty secret of Black Friday 'discounts'" (Huffington Post): "Top-secret document reveals NSA spied on porn habits as part of plan to discredit 'radicalizers'" (Politico): "Small business Obamacare online enrollment delayed a year" (Bloomberg): "Democrats run biggest cities as U.S. Show More Summary
By Frank Moraes I have a great fondness for Iran. Or maybe it is just that I really like the food at Maykadeh Persian Cuisine in San Francisco. Whatever. But the truth is my impression of Iran is as a modern people who would very much...Show More Summary
(National Journal): "The Hotline's Senate race rankings: Democrats on defence"(Washington Post): "Is another Republican wave building?" (The Advocate): "Jindal nonprofit expands staff" (Public Policy Polling): "Illinois Governor's race looks like a toss up" (Politico): "Tea party unscathed in early GOP civil war"
By Richard K. Barry Who: The Liz Cheney Senate campaign Where: Wyoming What's going on: Liz Cheney, who is running against incumbent Sen. Mike Enzi for the GOP nomination in Wyoming, is still going on about being from Wyoming. As Steve...Show More Summary
By Mustang BobbyIf you’re going anywhere today or tomorrow in the Eastern half of the United States, it’s going to be a slog. The massive Winter Storm Boreas, blamed for at least 14 deaths in the Plains and West, is parked over the East Coast and South Wednesday, halting Thanksgiving traffic with snow, ice, heavy rains, and even a tornado. Show More Summary
(New York Times): "A plea to avoid crush of users at health site" (Paul Krugman): ""The Obamacare worm turns" (Reuters): "Americans back Iran deal by 2-to-1 margin: Reuters/Ipsos poll" (Politico): "President Obama pitches new rules for political nonprofits (ABC News): "Nasty storm threatens to upend holiday travel"
(Washington Post): "US bombers fly across China’s new air defines zone" (The Seattle Times): "Supreme Court will take up new health law dispute" (Reuters): "Obama administration proposes new limits on tax-exempt political groups" (Charlie...Show More Summary
By Frank MoraesAs you may recall, yesterday, I wrote about John Boehner's experience signing up for Obamacare, GOP Silence on Good Obamacare News. My focus was on the fact that when bad news comes out about Obamacare (Or just news that seems like it is bad news), the conservative press is all over it. Show More Summary
By Mustang BobbyI have to admit that I’ve never seen Fox and Friends other than the occasional clip that pops up on a site to illustrate just how incredibly gob-smacking that crew can be. Apparently Steve Doocyis the driver of this particular clown car, and he’s echoing the sentiment of Sen. Show More Summary