From the daily archives: Thursday, March 11, 2010

The Carpetblogger’s quest to get John Kasich elected has gone to the gutter.   “Scoop” now claims, citing no source, that the Governor’s Chief Legal Counsel is allegedly in plea negotiations over the thwarted tobacco bust at the Governor’s mansion.

Keeling’s story is so poorly sourced, he doesn’t even say who Markus would allegedly being negotiating with since NOBODY HAS PUBLICLY ACCUSED Markus of any criminal act, let alone charged him with one.  The matter is still being investigated by the Inspector General, who doesn’t have the legal authority to bring criminal charges.  As such, there’s no prosecutorial authority […]

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My final AT&T email

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Sent this to the friendly representative from Apple Computer’s corporate office, who has been trying to get AT&T to respond to my numerous issues, but to no avail.

I just wanted to let you know that I still have heard nothing from AT&T, despite your efforts.? Due to AT&T’s grand benevolence, I’m now eligible to upgrade to Iphone, but I don’t plan to do so unless I get a response.? My contract with AT&T expires on May 2, 2010, and at this point, I intend to get a Google phone, for the sole reason that AT&T is abusive to […]

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While it’s a lot of fun to point out how silly the right sounds when they try to propagate the meme that the left means “bigger government” and the right “smaller government”, we’re breezing right by the fact that the idea that “liberals == larger government” is just flat-out wrong.

The truth is liberals don’t look at the size of government – say in employees, or budget size, or whatever – and say “that’s too small; we need to grow government!” It just doesn’t happen. Liberals look at individual programs and decide what we should be doing at the […]

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The most awesome web video EVAR

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Watch this kid puzzle out the idea of two guys married to each other, and then check out his totally awesome reaction.

Rock on, little man. Rock on.

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The highly-partisan folks over at the Buckeye Institute love to take big sets of numbers and twist them around so they can get themselves a good headline. Their latest “report” titled “State of the State Update: It’s Worse Than We Thought” perfectly illustrates this trend.

Buckeye Institute’s new President Matt Mayer knows full well that very few people are going to read all of his so-called analysis and even fewer people are actually going to go look at the data he references in his ‘report’. And why would they? The headline tells it all.

The problem is that the […]

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