From the daily archives: Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Jonathan Krohn, that 14 year old conservative kid who spoke at CPAC this weekend, was on CNN this morning and I swear to God he was wearing clown makeup – which seems completely appropriate given his ridiculously hilarious message…

I’d be much more impressed if he learned how to juggle chainsaws or something cool like that.

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Yeeeehaaaaaa:

RACIST JOKES: ?Nearly one in six Tennesseans has told a joke about Barack Obama?s race, and three-fourths say they?ve heard or read at least one, even though only 15 percent of Tennesseans say they would find such a joke funny.?

I’d put this at 4 in 6 and take the over.

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FF to 3:03 here:

“I realize that passing this budget won?t be easy. Because it represents real and dramatic change, it also represents a threat to the status quo in Washington. I know that the insurance industry won?t like the idea that they?ll have to bid competitively to continue offering Medicare coverage, but that?s how we?ll help preserve and protect Medicare and lower health care costs for American families. I know that banks and big student lenders won?t like the idea that we?re ending their huge taxpayer subsidies, but that?s how we?ll save taxpayers nearly $50 billion and make […]

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Judging by a number of recently introduced bills, some Republicans just haven’t figured out that a) the country is in the middle of a huge economic crisis and b) the Democrats are in power.

Rep. Peter King [R-NY] for example still thinks someone gives a shit about making English the national language (read: hating on immigrants).

He just introduced H.R. 1229: National Language Act of 2009 intending to make “English as the official language of the Government of the United States”.

Any idea what “No tengo dinero” means, Mr. King?

Rep. Todd Tiahrt [R-KS] proposed a whereas-filled and […]

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Hilarious!

http://www.dccc.org/content/sorry

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Senator Voinovich introduced a bill yesterday to commend the Columbus Crew on winning MLS Cup last season. Go George! (See – Republicans aren’t all bad.)

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Important and good post by Anthony at Ohio Daily (it’s becoming a trend). The importance of building a solid Ohio Blogosphere on the left can’t be overstated. Many have lamented about this or that related to this very issue. Lamenting is fine and good. Doing something about it is altogether different.

One way we can is to encourage others to blog – whether at their own place or our blogs. We need to support those who enter the fray and continue to support one another by linking and talking about the work we are all doing.

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