Monthly Archives: November 2009

The 80s Called, They Want Their President Back

You never know who you’ll run into on the street in downtown Concord, New Hampshire, but frankly, you kind of hope it won’t be this guy.  If you are me, anyway.

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Early Money Is Like Yeast

It makes the dough rise. That’s right – it takes money to make money, and that holds true in a political campaign just as it does in business.   Last week, Ellen Malcolm, founder of EMILY’s List, visited my home … Continue reading

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Cui Bono?

A few months ago, I savored a small bowl of chapulines at Hugo’s.  You can see the blurry photo and read my review of the crunchy, salty snacks here. My father, in his dotage, has found meaning in counseling the … Continue reading

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Fact-Checking Gene Locke

Someone added me to the email list for the Gene Locke Latino Vote Report.  I have a culprit in mind, and it is not Jose Soto, the putative author of the email. Prompted by said unsolicited email, I surfed on … Continue reading

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Cornyn Calls for Feds to Take Action on Anti-Abortion Terrorists

NOT. The junior senator from Texas just cannot resist the urge to respond to a heinous and deeply tragic event by playing politics.  Specifically, in a press release on his Senate website, he’s claiming: As more and more facts surrounding … Continue reading

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