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Rush Limbaugh plays race card on Powell’s Obama endorsement

October 19th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Politico’s Jonathan Martin reports on Limbaugh’s latest display of bigotry: Rush Limbaugh said Colin Powell’s decision to get behind Barack Obama appeared to be very much tied to Obama’s status as the first African-American with a chance to become president. “Secretary Powell says his endorsement is not about race,” Limbaugh wrote in an e-mail. “OK, fine. I am now researching [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats · Media · Sports

Sarah Palin not greeted as liberator at hockey game in Philly

October 13th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Whichever McCain staffer thought up the idea of sending Sarah Palin to a hockey game in Philly to drop the puck should be fired. No questions asked, no excuses. This might have been the easiest call in sports/politics history. I mean, in the middle of a heated campaign, you’re sending a Republican with sky-high negatives, [...]

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Tags: Republicans · Sarah Palin · Sports

Hillary wants NCAA superdelegates to overturn National Championship result

April 9th, 2008 · No Comments

End Politics As Usual reports that Hillary Clinton is expanding her sore loser-ism into the world of sports.  This is just phenomenal creative writing:  In a move that’s sure to be seen as controversial, Hillary has contacted the NCAA Board of Directors to argue that Memphis is actually better qualified to be National Champion. Ms. Clinton [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats · Hillary Clinton · Sports

LA Times blog: Obama’s one point plan to lose the Wisconsin primary

February 16th, 2008 · No Comments

The LA Times digs up an incriminating photo of Barack Obama that could severely damage his campaign in Wisconsin.  Hilarious. The Washington Post blog also gets in on the action, referring to Obama as “Sen. Barack Obama (D-Bears).”

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats · Sports

Comment of the day

February 5th, 2008 · No Comments

Commenter Republican Soldier In Iraq thought I was a bit too hard yesterday on Mitt Romney and his generic Super Bowl hat: Wow. This website often has very humorous articles about the political realm, but I feel that anyone who is remotely aware of how difficult it is for a politician to gain support, would [...]

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Tags: Mitt Romney · Republicans · Sports · Train Wreck Politics

Why Mitt Romney will never be president (Super Bowl edition)

February 4th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Focus on the hat.  This guy was the governor of Massachusetts for four years and doesn’t have the balls to wear a Patriots hat during the Super Bowl?  How big a panderer do you have to be to wear that lame, generic Super Bowl merchandise?  Worst of all, it’s not like he even has a chance to win in [...]

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Tags: Mitt Romney · Republicans · Sports

Judgment and vision

February 4th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I missed the score, but got the margin of victory exactly right: I do know that for all 18 games this season, anyone who picked against the Patriots was wrong.  But I also know that my mother told me, “Cheaters never win.”  So considering the fact that the Giants matchup as well as anyone with the [...]

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Tags: Sports

Super Bowl XLII predictions

February 1st, 2008 · No Comments

The only guarantee I can confidently make for this Sunday is that Joe Buck’s man-crush on Tom Brady will force me to mute the volume midway through the first quarter.  After that, all I have is guesses.  I do know that for all 18 games this season, anyone who picked against the Patriots was wrong.  [...]

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Tags: Sports