Category Archives: Blogging Derangement Syndrome

Ken White Knows Who The Real Bullies Are

Los Angeles Deputy DA John Patrick Frey aka @Patterico posted unredacted documents (.PDF) at his blog revealing Nadia Naffe’s personal and medical information, then treated Twitter as his courtroom to cross-examine her (.PDF). As a result, her credit was ruined by identity thieves and her hiring … Continue reading

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Jonathan Chait Puts Bag Over Head, HuffPo Lights It On Fire

Jonathan Chait is not normally given to hyperbole. But it is telling that his New York Magazine essay a few weeks ago on the sources of liberal discontent with Obama didn’t make the masthead at Huffington Post, while “How Obama … Continue reading

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NDAA: Wheeler vs. the War Machine

It’s really all in the story you tell. This photo of the first openly-gay coming-home kiss depicts two characters. One is a sailor who expects to be paid on time — and for her ship to leave and return on … Continue reading

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Cold Coffee at the White House?

By Emilia 1956 Our President is a class act. Yesterday, he hosted a group of liberal media to coffee in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. I’ll let good ol’ Jake Tapper tell you about it:- An all-star list … Continue reading

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Jane Hamsher Wants to Segregate Goats From Sheep

When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another … Continue reading

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Populism and Presidents

I recently described why the antiwar position is a loser in a primary or general election against Obama. Another argument that won’t work against him is the populist one, and to illustrate that the firebagging David O. Atkins writes fondly … Continue reading

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Deja Vu All Over Again

The smog rules flap is reminiscent of earlier “cave-ins” and progressive disappointments. Remember, Obama and Democrats failed to pass a public option because they didn’t want it enough. Right? Wrong, and that’s where the “pattern” actually starts. By my count, … Continue reading

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Will Greens Freak Out For Jobs?

I said yesterday: Friday’s progressive freakout over nixed EPA smog rules is not really about fighting smog, but the myopia of issue focus in the blogosphere and the inflated currency of online outrage. Transportation is a wonky subject that often … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging Derangement Syndrome, Civilization, Energy, Jobs Bills, Obama's Speeches, political framing, Transportation | Tagged , , | 31 Comments

On Criticizing the President

by vdaze There is a myth being perpetuated by some that those who consistently and vocally support the President do not accept criticism of him in any form. Rubbish. The “beef” that I, and many I identify with most closely, … Continue reading

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EPA Smog Rules Freakout is Ridiculous

First of all, let’s stop with the stupid sports metaphors. Really. If you need an analogy, smog regulations are a low card in a high stakes game, and Lisa Jackson is the queen of hearts when Obama needs spades. If … Continue reading

Posted in 11-Dimensional Chess, Blogging Derangement Syndrome, Civilization, Green Jobs, Green Revolution, Obama's Speeches, Transportation | Tagged | 635 Comments

Worst Blogger

I was tired from an extremely long day, and should have explained at the beginning of a comment that I would only shoot Ayn Rand in the head because if I met her, she’d be a zombie: I would shoot … Continue reading

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