And before you go off saying that this is just some dirty Commie college prof seeing echoes of the Confederate Battle Flag in Dan Severson’s logo, Bluestem points out that a Republican activist, Jeff Kolb, noted the Confederate evocation months ago.
In the comments section of this post on the craziness that is Joni Ernst, a commenter wondered how it could be possible that the Tea-Partying Ernst could win a US Senate seat. The short answer: Because the local media in Iowa, particularly the Des Moines Register, make a point of not telling all they know about her.
Capitol Hill Republicans are planning another shutdown, because they can.
Remember the first-termer Tea-Party-instigated-and-planned Government Shutdown of 2012? The one where the Republicans said that they were trying to force President Obama to undo Obamacare but was pretty much really something they wanted to do just because they could? Remember how relieved you were that the dingbats behind it weren’t
To bring us all up to speed on current events in the Levant..
Solar roadways, whether SolaRoads or Solar Roadways, are coming. It’s just a question of who gets them first.
Reporters who could get away with the sloppiest stuff so long as they attacked the approved targets (hint: nobody ever lost a 1990s gig at the WaPo, LAT, or NYT for going after Bill Clinton or Al Gore, no matter how questionable the evidence), suddenly found themselves holding Gary Webb’s work to much higher standards than they themselves observed.