Monthly Archives: February 2009

Utah Gov. Huntsman: Credit where credit is due.

Jon Huntsman, the Republican governor of Utah, laid out the truest and most realistic assessment of his party’s current state in a piece with the Washington Times. Calling congressional GOP leadership “inconsequential”, Gov Huntsman calls out his party’s lack of … Continue reading

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Conflict over Fairness Doctrine not over

Apparently Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) isn’t satisfied with President Obama’s non-support of the Fairness Doctrine. Yes, I followed this from Drudge, but still, here it is. What I find interesting is DeMint’s assertion: With the support of the new administration, … Continue reading

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I am a winner and, darn it, people just plain like me.

Well, it might not be true that people like me, but I am this week’s NPR Political Junkie’s Scuttlebutton winner. Winnar.

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Tom Coburn: We’re not bailing out the arts (or pastel lights!)

From TPM: What Does Tom Coburn Have Against Rotating Pastel Lights? Buried within his amendment (note bolded emphasis): None of the amounts appropriated or otherwise made available under this act may be used for any casino or other gambling establishment, … Continue reading

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