14 Feb 2009

Coulter defends “thinly veiled white supremacist organization.”

Are you surprised?

In her latest foaming-mouth tome — Guilty: Liberal “Victims” and Their Assault on America, released on Jan. 6 — Coulter spends the better part of three pages defending a group called the Council of Conservative Citizens (CCC), which The New York Times had described as a “thinly veiled white supremacist organization.” Coulter begs to differ.

11 Feb 2009

Bernstein explains it all


Today, Jared Bernstein, Chief Economist for Vice-President Joe Biden, held a conference call with progressive bloggers to discuss the economic stimulus package. During the call, he made an interesting argument about the intersection of the stimulus package with the financial stability program outlined by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner yesterday.

07 Feb 2009


Not really.

When you have no new ideas, developing policy becomes difficult:

The Republican National Committee, under new chairman Michael Steele, has quietly killed an ambitious plan to create the Center for Republican Renewal, a big in-house RNC think tank intended to develop new policies and ideas in order to take the party in a new direction, a Republican official who was directly informed of the decision by RNC staff tells me.

04 Feb 2009

MN Senate Update

Franken going on the offence:

This afternoon, Franken attorney David Lillehaug was questioning Washington County elections official Kevin Corbid, attempting to make a case that some precincts in his county lost ballots during the recount and gave Coleman a net “gain” of ten votes. Corbid’s theory has been that ballots were double-scanned by the machines on Election Night, but he admitted that ballot-loss is a possibility, and the evidence isn’t complete.

03 Feb 2009

Joe the economist?

Well the GOP seems to think he is:

Wurzelbacher, who became a household name during the presidential election, will be focusing his talk on the proposed stimulus package. He’s apparently not a fan of the economic rescue package, according to members of the group.

31 Jan 2009

Washington’s Most Exclusive Club

People who have Barack Obama’s email address:

In just the first few weeks, I’ve had to engage in some of the toughest diplomacy of my life. And that was just to keep my Blackberry. I finally agreed to limit the number of people who could email me. It’s a very exclusive list.

28 Jan 2009


I thought the golden rule for lawyers, is to never ask a question in court, you don’t already know the answers to. Clearly Norm Colemans lawyers do not take this advise to heart:

Another one of the voters, an older man named Wesley Briest, initially responded that he voted at the polls — not by absentee.

27 Jan 2009

“It will be very boring.”

Minnesota Senate trial begins.

26 Jan 2009

Things that make me happy

This is William Kristol’s last column.