Blow

We are, each of us, a little wind. Mostly, we are good little winds. We blow a little, here and there. We do what we can to increase joy and diminish …

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Bush's Economy

So, you think things are bad? The Washington Post can tell you just how bad, in glorious, sickening detail:

President Bush has presided over the weakest eight-year span for the U.S. economy in decades, according to an analysis of key data, and economists …

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I wonder...

… how many conservative chatterboxes have actually heard Pelosi's "hyper-partisan" speech (transcript, video). Maybe hyper-partisan speech is, like, subliminal, or something, but I don't see anything here to get all offended over. In her

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Of pigs and lipstick

NPR has a great overview of the current scandal/gate/tempest-in-a-teapot brewing in US politics. Hearing more of Obama's speech, it's clear that the "pig" comment refers to his "that's not change" riff. Out of context, I guess it's easier to associate …

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An All-White Elephant

This is an excellent, surprisingly well-linked, op-ed by the NY Times' Frank Rich on race issues in this year's US election. I particularly like this quote:

If we're to judge black candidates on their most controversial associates — and how quickly …

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