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September 19, 2021

Another One Bites the Dust.

The 2012 Republican prospects are a bit challenged these days. First, there was Bobby Jindal and his famous “What the Hell was THAT?” response to President Obama’s address to Congress back in March.  That’s the one where he ridiculed money to be used for volcano monitoring….just before a major volcanic eruption in Alaska, along with looking, in general, like a creepy version of Mr. Rogers who had no clue what he was talking about. Then, Newt Gingrich did his best to alienate women, Latinos, and anyone with an ounce of sense by calling Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor a racist….

Palin’s GhostTweeter Revealed!

< Looks like President Obama isn’t the only one with a Supreme Court pick on his mind today. Just got a Twitter update from the governor. AKGovSarahPalinJNU: Look forward to today’s staff discussion re: my 3rd justice appt to highest court in 3 yrs. Supreme Court truly effects AK’s future… Actually, it doesn’t. It affects Alaska’s future. When the big announcement came that the governor was going to start using a Twitter account, I, like a lot of people,  presumed that it wouldn’t actually be the governor tweeting her own material.  I figured it would be a paid staffer whose job…

High School Student Sues Governor Over Stimulus Money

I found this bit of news quite interesting. At this point, most 18-year olds would be coasting through their last weeks in high school. But Casey Edwards is taking Governor Mark Sanford all the way to the state Supreme Court over the governor’s refusal to accept federal stimulus money – some $700 million in aid for South Carolina’s schools. “The fact that we’re going to turn down money when we desperately need it, really bothered me,” Edwards said. Over the past year, Edwards and her friends have been working to improve impoverished schools along South Carolina’s I-95 – a stretch…