Friday, June 11, 2010

Why I like America (Photo)

This is not to say that a similar sign wouldn't be found somewhere else in the world (it would, by the way). But the fact that it's here, the fact that someone thought it was important enough to do, thought it was important enough to sacrifice for, to help someone else out especially during these tough economic times, warms the heart.

By the way, in case you're wondering, Andrew Sullivan had it first, and the store is in Portland, Oregon.

The Fireside chat for June 11, 2010 (VIDEO)

With doctors facing deep cuts in their reimbursements from Medicare unless Congress acts to correct long-standing problems, the President calls on Senate Republicans to stop blocking the remedy and pledges to work toward a permanent solution.

The Gulf Recovery Act? (VIDEO)

Douglas Brinkley (Dad's colleague at Rice) has it on good authority that it's going to happen.

We're going to have to re-direct the Mississippi River.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Ass-hattery... (VIDEO)

Dear Gay Folks,

Listen, I get the upset over the fact that DADT hasn’t been repealed. No, really, I do.

But when you go blaming the President, exclusively might I add, for the lack of DADT repeal, you betray the fact that you seem to have forgotten about a little thing known as the U.S. Congress.

Just because its dominated by Democrats, that doesn’t mean they can’t be just as asinine as any Republican.



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BP Spills Coffee (VIDEO)

The metaphor doesn't entirely work, but its heart is in the right place: