Daily Archives: May 2, 2014

Late Night Political Humour for May 1, 2014

(Real Clear Politics does a nice job of aggregating the political content of late night comedy from the night before, though it requires that you actually click on the link below and go through their site. Not too much to … Continue reading

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The Secret Sisters – “Rattle My Bones”

The Secret Sisters are an American traditional country music duo, consisting of sisters Laura and Lydia Rogers. “Rattle My Bones” is a cut from their 2014 album Put Your Needle Down. They’re frequently compared to the Everly Brothers with their … Continue reading

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ESPN to live-stream all 64 World Cup 2014 matches

Soccer is simply not my thing, though I recognize that it is a beautiful game. I even tried my hand at it for one season in high school. Having mostly been a track and field guy, I could get to … Continue reading

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Politics is not for amateurs

Last week I posted a terrific ad for Monica Wehby, who is running for the Republican Senate nomination in Oregon. She is a paediatric neurosurgeon, and the ad shows why she seems to be a very good one. That it … Continue reading

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Campaign Updates

(The Hill): “Dems double down on strategy of running against Koch brothers”   (Washington Post): “Mark Pryor’s challenge: Will Arkansas keep a Democratic senator with no big crusades?”   (Wall Street Journal): “Jeb Bush’s steep challenge for 2016 – WSJ/NBC … Continue reading

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Behind the Ad: All politics is local, and frequently nutty

Who: The Rob McCord (D) campaign for governor   Where: Pennsylvania   What: State Treasurer Rob McCord is running for the Democratic nomination in the Pennsylvania governor’s race. The frontrunner for the Democratic nomination is businessman Tom Wolf. In the … Continue reading

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A.M. Headlines

(Slate): “Lies, damned lies, and garden-variety self-deception”   (L.A. Times): “L.A. head of NAACP resigns in wake of Sterling scandal”   (TPM): “Limbaugh To CBS chief over Colbert: I’m the ‘mayor of Realville’”   (Washington Post): “Ukraine army launches assault … Continue reading

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