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Should Condi and Laura Be Jealous?

It’s not just a massage. Bush also kissed Merkel upon his arrival on July 13.

Ann Coulter Confesses to Crime

Editor and Publisher report that Ann Coulter has confessed to a crime: According to a published report, Ann Coulter has (in jest, we assume) claimed to have sent that mysterious white powder to The New York Times. There’s plenty of reason to suspect Coulter. After all, in 2002 she wrote, “My only regret with Timothy […]

Quote of the Day

“80% of Republicans are just Democrats who don’t know what’s going on.” –Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. interviewed by Brad Blog.

Bush Moonlights as Masseuse

There’s a debate around the blogosphere today about what Bush was thinking when he suddenly came up from behind and started giving German Chancellor Angela Merkel a neck massage during the G8 Summit. Is that what qualifies as some sort of diplomacy in Bush’s mind??? (hat tip to Taylor Marsh) Or, was he trying to […]

House Rejects Gay Marriage Ban Amendment

The House rejected a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage, today, ending for another year of congressional debate that conservative supporters of the proposed ban still hope bring them success in the fall at the polls. The 236-187 vote for the proposal to define marriage as a union between a man and a woman was […]

Wonkette’s Sick Twist on Kerry Press Release about Handicapped Intern Scheduled to Address Senate on Stem Cell Research

Earlier today, I posted a story from the Boston Globe about an intern in John Kerry’s D.C. office who was going to address the Senate this morning on stem cell research. Beth Kolbe, the Kerry intern is a “Paralympic athlete who was paralyzed in a car accident at age 14.” Normally, I ignore the likes […]

Defining Democrats

The Salt Lake Tribune looks at The Democrats’ message dilemma. Chuck Schumer notes that the old New Deal coalition will no longer bring victory, and Democrats have not done a good job at explaining their positions to average Americans. “We don’t have 80 words” to sum up the Democratic agenda, he lamented. “We don’t have […]

John Kerry to President on Stem Cell Debate: Don’t Veto Hope

As some Republicans remain in denial about the benefits of Stem Cell research, John Kerry spoke on the Senate floor this morning about his support for the research. He was accompanied by Beth Kolbe, a Massachusetts college student and stem cell advocate originally from Tiffin, Ohio, who is interning in his Washington office this summer […]