Happy Birthday to Walter Breuning!!!

Walter Breuning, of Great Falls, Montana, is currently the World’s Oldest Living Man (Seventh Oldest Man Ever) and he turns 114 years old today – September 21, 2010. Happy Birthday, Sir! My 7 year old son recently got into reading the Guiness Book of World Records.  We decided to pick a record...

To Smear ACORN, Cap’n Ed Turns Allegations Into Fact

There’s an ongoing debate between Patterico and the BradBlog regarding the right’s broad and generalized attack on ACORN and the role of the O’Keefe/Giles surveilance tapes.  Patterico is going to extreme lengths in an attempt to call liberal bloggers on the ACORN dispute liars, but then...

HCR: Count Me Out!

I have spent the last few days reading numerous blog posts on whether progressives should continue to support the Senate Bill on healthcare reform.  These would include posts by Ezra Klein, Nate Silver and Kevin Drum on the pro-side and posts on Daily Kos and FireDogLake on the Con side. I have come to the...

Ted Kennedy Wanted Us to Bomb Venezuela

In the wake of Senator Kennedy’s passing, we were told Ted really just wanted to agree with all of his conservative friends in the Senate.   For conservatives, as a tactical and political matter, history is not about facts but about creating a narrative that will best push forward their...

Free Speech Tears Are Only for CEOs, Not Employees

Another point I’ve been thinking about regarding the Whole Foods boycott is the double standard of defending CEO John Mackey on the grounds that a boycott chills free speech while saying nothing of the numerous employees who have been fired over the years for speaking on line. CNN posts an interesting...

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