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Orly? Yes, really.

Sometimes you’re just in the right place at the right time. I spent the last four days in Nashville at a blogging conference, Blissdom, and as luck would have it, our conference was in the same hotel as the National Tea Party.  Right next to it, in fact.  So, there was some comical mixing of […]

I’m all over the place

I’ve mentioned my friend Jennie’s blog before, In Jennie’s Kitchen.   I love her no-nonsense approach to food and her zucchini parmesan hummus was totally yummy.  So I was thrilled when she asked me to guest-post on her blog last week.  And being me, I used it as an excuse to bitch about something.  Please stop […]

Cash for seniors

I saw this clip on tv last night, and I was floored: [kaltura-widget wid="7euyxc1q68" width="400" height="365" addpermission="" editpermission="" /] Apparently, what Nancy Pelosi is saying is that President Obama’s health care reform plan would give out a cash reward to doctors or family members who convince old and/or sick people to end their lives, so […]

Did the Prez pull a West Wing?

According to the NY Post, President Obama was wandering around The White House last Friday, and just happened upon a meeting between Vice President Joe Biden and former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev.  According to White House spokesman Robert Gibbs, “The president tends to roam around the larger [White] House and sometimes walks into meetings that […]

Congress has lost its damn mind

Originally posted on Selfish Mom

Here’s what Coach K. really said

This is why you don’t take people’s comments out of context.  This is what Coach K. of Duke has been quoted ad nauseum about President Obama not picking Duke’s basketball team for the final 4 in his NCAA brackets: “Really, you know, the economy is something that he should focus on, you know, probably more […]

Bush’s regulation didn’t go far enough

On the day that Barack Obama became president, a rule quietly went into affect that basically gave all health care workers the right to refuse to give a patient information or care if it involved anything the provider had a moral objection against.  If your pediatrician were anti-vaccine, he could refuse to vaccinate your child, […]

Negotiate this, Republicans.

For the past few days, Republicans – especially John McCain – have been all over TV, talking about how President Obama :-) needs to negotiate his stimulus bill in the Senate if he wants bipartisan support, which he does.  He didn’t get it in the House.  And he negotiated in the House.  He took things […]