Republican vs Republican : Rachel Maddow sides with the Republicans, um, I think

August 7, 2010

A more clear demonstration of bad weather vane politics could not be imagined, could it?

Republicans’ relying on focus-groups to determine their positions, instead of doing what is right, is a major problem for us all — but especially in an election year.

As we were saying . . .

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One thing should be clear:  You can’t trust the Republicans to follow through on their campaign promises.  Words to the wise.

Tip of the old scrub brush to Ed Brayton at Dispatches from the Culture Wars.


One more indication the Tea Party and anti-Obama forces are genuinely out of touch with reality

August 7, 2010

The Tea Party hopes you never learn about this.

Friday, August 06, 2010

The U.S. Senate has passed S. 632 — the Firearms Excise Tax Improvement Act — co-sponsored by Senators Max Baucus (D-MT) and Mike Crapo (R-ID).

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The bill now goes to the President for his signature.

[You may do better trying to track it under the number of the bill that really passed, H.R. 5552.]

Did your local newspaper cover the story?

Sam Adams is dead; we’re counting on modern patriots to spread the word:

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Wow (in metaphor)

August 7, 2010

You should be using this tool, don’t you think?

(WordPress doesn’t support embedding this player — you’ll have to go see for yourself — it’s worth the click.)

One more way to make outstanding presentations; one more way to get students involved in rationally-active, brain-intensive, graphic organizers.

One tool I picked up in a session with Learning.com earlier this week.

(See also “Thoughts on using Prezi as a teaching tool.”)

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