Tick tock

November 09, 2010 by barbara

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"Seven days since the Republicans took control of the House.
Mr. Boehner, where are the jobs?"

~ Keith Olbermann

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Fox News: Oxymoron, writ large

November 08, 2010 by barbara

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Fox News. Fair and balanced? Fox News journalism? No. Just no. Fox News, poster organization for oxymoronic labels and pitbull tactics.

As you probably know by now, Heidi Collins totally went off on Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie in a so-called interview about the recount process. Once again, I remind you that barbara does not watch television in general, and Fox News in particular. So I missed this wretched interrogation.

The first person to tell me about this was a conservative friend who actually watches this newscast, but I like him anyway. And here's what my friend did.

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What are YOU voting for? : Part VI

October 28, 2010 by barbara

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You all know what this means. Please, please, please think. And then vote.

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Required viewing, please and thank you

October 28, 2010 by barbara

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PART ONE

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Barack Obama Pt. 1
www.thedailyshow.com
Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Rally to Restore Sanity

PART TWO

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Barack Obama Pt. 2
www.thedailyshow.com
Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Rally to Restore Sanity

View PART THREE!

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What are YOU voting for? : Part V

October 27, 2010 by barbara

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This is not an issue that matters much to high rollers -- though there are some Dem elites who seem to care in principle. Which is good. Take, for example, Mark Dayton....

For the rest of us -- and our numbers are legion -- Social Security is not a frou-frou add-on. It is near and dear to our bank accounts. And guess what? We didn't plan our lives intending to need SS to eke out an after-age-62-existence. But stuff happens. Illness. Injury. Divorce, Death. Job loss. Home foreclosure.

Ever try to find work in the post-Bush economic wasteland? The job market is not a pretty place, particularly for cash-strapped Read more.

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