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What’s More Disgusting Than The Murder of Innocents? Using Those Murders To Limit the Civil Liberties of Your Political Opponents (Or Anyone Else)

January 11th, 2011 · 3 Comments

I keep thinking about Christina Green, the 9 year old girl who was murdered in Tuscon this weekend. I think about how many political events I’ve been to, and how many times my family has been with me.  I think about my own little girl.  I think of the many drawers full of felony cases […]

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Tags: 1st Amendment · 2nd Amendment · Constitutional Law · Crime · Hillary Clinton · Palin · Partisanship

What Makes a Democrat?

March 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I saw this column from a disaffected Hillary supporter in the Seattle Times today, complaining about the Clinton campaign’s “race baiting.”  The silliness of the article was boundless, but this line in particular caught my eye: When a kid [sic], the sight of black people being mowed down with water hoses in Alabama made a […]

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Tags: Hillary Clinton · Obama · Race

Why the Partisan In Me Wants Hillary

January 15th, 2008 · Comments Off on Why the Partisan In Me Wants Hillary

Today in Michigan, Hillary Clinton was running virtually unopposed (sorry, Kucinich). Even so, with 100% of the precincts reporting, she was only able to garner 55% of the Democratic vote. But what’s so much worse for her is that 40% voted for “Uncommitted.” Think about what that means.

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Tags: Campaign '08 · Hillary Clinton

Looking For the Pity Vote

October 31st, 2007 · 1 Comment

I didn’t watch all of last night’s Democratic debate, but it’s been fun to see the reaction to Hillary Clinton’s performance – and first big stumble. (Watch it – it’s too funny.)  She was for drivers licenses for illegals before she was against them, she both will and won’t privatize social security, and she’s not […]

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Tags: Campaign '08 · Hillary Clinton