Monthly Archives: December 2011

Red Right Returning…New Years Eve, 2011

(Red Right Returning, a nautical mnemonic for the side of the buoy or marker on which to pilot a ship in order to stay in the channel, is a look back at the activity of the past week of the Republican candidates … Continue reading

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Free Forum Friday…December 29th Edition

(Free Forum Fridays are an open discussion where commenters are invited to bring up topics that may not have been covered in the previous week. Got something on your mind? Throw your opinion out there.) The last Free Forum of … Continue reading

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MSNBC vs. Fox; Who’s Smarter?

I thought I would do a little background research to see if education had an influence on  reporting in the media narrative. MSNBC is generally considered to be the liberal cable station (though I would argue that they are the … Continue reading

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The Cornhusker Kickback

Senator Ben Nelson is loved by few outside of his home state of Nebraska. Many consider the former Governor a DINO (Democrat in name only). But given that he comes from a decidedly red part of the country, Nelson is … Continue reading

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Gone, Daddy. Pt. II

A few months back 538Refugees pulled our domains off of GoDaddy.com because the owner, Bob Parsons, has a penchant for hunting African elephants. GoDaddy also objectifies women in their advertising (This image of race car driver Danica Patrick is one of lesser … Continue reading

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Mahalo and Mele Kalikimaka, Mr. President

There’s a big helping of crow being served in the House of Representatives this Christmas along with lumps of coal in many a stocking. The failed House Republican gambit to stall the payroll tax cut extension and unemployment benefits back fired big … Continue reading

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Red Right Returning…December 24th

(Red Right Returning, a nautical mnemonic for the side of the buoy or marker on which to pilot a ship in order to stay in the channel, is a look back at the activity of the past week of the Republican candidates … Continue reading

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Free Forum Friday…December 23rd Edition

(Free Forum Fridays are an open discussion where commenters are invited to bring up topics that may not have been covered in the previous week. Got something on your mind? Throw your opinion out there.) Well, another hostage taking week … Continue reading

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House Republicans: Approve the Keystone Pipeline or the Nation Gets It

It’s time to stop being polite and call what the oil companies and members of Congress are doing to America over the issue of the Keystone XL Pipeline what it actually is: blackmail. This whole project is wrong on so … Continue reading

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Being Newt Gingrich

How does he do it? How does Newt Gingrich pull off being a legitimate politician? We’ve covered Newt’s history before in our contender series, but up until recently it appeared that he was falling off the radar. His campaign staff … Continue reading

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