Lie All You Want, But Be Civil About It

I could not agree more with Greg Sargent’s take on Mark Halperin’s “indefinite suspension” from MSNBC for saying, on Morning Joe, that Pres. Obama is “kind of a dick.” I’m sorry, but this is crazy. Halperin’s crack was crude and dumb, but it doesn’t deserve indefinite...

On Republican Folly, Baseball Analogies and the Twins

Allow me to use a baseball analogy for a moment. Say you are an aspiring Major League manager. Your best bet to get a job is with the beleaguered Minnesota Twins, a team that is currently 14.5 games out of first, has won only 16 out of 48 games and is in last place overall in the league. At this point in...

DAV SOTU Watch Party

019/365:01.25.2011 – DAV SOTU Watch Party Originally uploaded by Michael Tedesco Tonight was the Democrats Abroad Vancouver Annual General Meeting and State of the Union watch party at the Lennox Pub downtown Vancouver. The turnout was pretty good, about 50-60 people. In addition, I took over the role...

Mr. Obama is President of the United States

I can’t say for certain but this editorial by President Obama in this mornings Wall Street Journal seems like a first for a sitting President (can someone please verify that?). Anway, it is quite a good read and lays the ground work for an executive order to review all regulation currently on the...

And They’re Off!

Well, not really it’s actually post time but “and they’re off!” sounded so much better didn’t it? Chris Cillizza’s article in The Fix this morning marks the ‘First Call’ in the 2012 Republican Presidential nomination process. I have to say this is quite an...