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Failure Is An Option

Anticipating a probable supercommittee fail, I checked teh googles today and found an eerily appropriate video offering a scientific look at failure. For “hypothesis,” substitute “legislation;” for “data,” substitute “votes in Congress;” for an emerging innovation, substitute political movement.

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A Day For Speeches

Barack Obama clocked in at 38 minutes. Moammar Qaddafi rambled for more than ninety, and there’s no way you or I need to suffer two videos: Obama wanted a two-state solution for Israel and Palestine. Qaddafi wanted a unified state … Continue reading

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What Have We Learned?

Boy, we sure did learn a lot today! We learned that Theodore Roosevelt was a “weird progressive” — in the batshit mind of Glenn Beck. Then we watched Glenn Beck argue with himself, basically disproving the entire thesis of his … Continue reading

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What Have We Learned?

We sure did learn a lot today! For instance, we learned that all the town hall teabaggery of August has failed to convince America that health care reform is the first step toward Soylent Green. We learned that Obama is … Continue reading

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What Have We Learned?

Today, we learned that the public option is really not that hard to understand. We also learned that the Beltway Village is slowly working its way through the stages of grief as the public option builds momentum. We learned that … Continue reading

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What Have We Learned?

Unfortunately, a combination of Swine flu and the need to buy a couch to save my aching back from that wretched futon conspired to keep us from learning as much as usual today. Nevertheless, we learned a lot! We learned … Continue reading

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What Have We Learned?

We sure did learn a lot today! First, we learned that birthers avoid cameras until they’re asked to give an ineffective response to a speech by Obama: That’s to be expected, because birther theories are completely insane. And who wants … Continue reading

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What Have We Learned?

We sure did learn a lot today! First, we learned that even birthers know Orly Taitz is a complete idiot, and that conservatives will never stop drawing false equivalencies. We also learned that cutting $400 BILLION from the price tag … Continue reading

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What Have We Learned?

Today, we learned that Canadians love their single-payer health care system, while the right-wing hack who came up with “death panels” doesn’t actually know anything about medicine. While enjoying the music of unsigned bands, we learned that the surest way … Continue reading

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What Have We Learned?

What did we learn today at Osborne Ink? A lot! We learned that Page and Plant still rock. That staying in school is socialism, and that wingnuts think this is just common sense because the voices in their heads tell … Continue reading

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What Have We Learned?

Today, we learned that Glenn Beck should keep his day job, because art criticism isn’t his forté. We learned that a “mystery” Beck can’t solve in two weeks with an entire news organization at his disposal can be solved in … Continue reading

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