Tag Archives: Rachel Maddow

Outrage Speech: Was the Left Right?

Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik’s widely-reported observation that hate speech was partially responsible for the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) has prompted several heated discussions on this blog, as well as other venues. Let me say one thing, because people … Continue reading

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And Your Little Dog, Too.

Just before the election, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert held a monster rally on the mall. Stewart dubbed it a “Rally for Sanity” but nobody was sure what to expect… over-the-top craziness, wicked lampooning of the right-wing, silly political skits? … Continue reading

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Tsunami? How About Just High Tide?

I feel I should point out that there are at least 11 races outstanding. And the Democrats appear to be winning those handily. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/11/05/2010-elections-11-undecided-races_n_779791.html So much for a tsunami or a repeat of 1994. There’s a lot of chatter on how … Continue reading

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Nate Silver’s Tie

I don’t know if you saw this web extra, but Nate was on Rachel’s show and apparently he had to buy a tie at the last minute. Well the tie was so ugly that they had to remove it right … Continue reading

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How Much is That Politician in the Window?

Nate’s model continues to tighten and even show improvement for Republicans. He is forecasting a 48 seat gain in the House and even a small improvement in the Senate. However, he has a very wide margin of error for which … Continue reading

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Tea Time

The 1773 Boston Tea Party was a rebellion against British rule that foreshadowed the American Revolution. It was predicated on the resistance of taxation without representation. In other words, colonists resented being taxed by a government of people they didn’t … Continue reading

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My President Rocks

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/26315908/ns/msnbc_tv-rachel_maddow_show/#39410315 So this is a rebuttal to my article the other night and Joe Biden’s admonition that we buck up.

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