Daily Archives: December 6, 2010

Bush Polls Higher Than Obama

You’ve probably heard this already, but, hey, what the hell George W. Bush’s job approval rating as president has spiked to 47 percent, according to a Gallup poll released Monday. That’s 1 point higher than President Barack Obama’s job approval rating in a poll taken the same week. Do I personally rate him that high? […]

Was 2010 The Warmest Year Ever?

Reality, and science, is starting to roll in. As Europe is locked in a massive cold snap (oh, sorry, I forgot, cold is now caused by greenhouse gases), and America is seeing lots of early snowfall and cold temperatures, people are looking at the real data, and The Observatory provides this bit of knowledge If […]

Public Value Tests Coming For Broadcast Stations?

A little story that slipped under the radar from Friday, via CNS News American journalism is in “grave peril,” FCC Commissioner Michael Copps says, and to bolster “traditional media,” he said the Federal Communications Commission should conduct a “public value test” of every commercial broadcast station at relicensing time. In a speech at the Columbia […]


The Hill offers up some potentially good news The DREAM Act — a priority of Democrats in both Congress and the White House — faces a difficult future in the lame duck. Even as Democrats in both chambers prepare to consider the measure this week, Republicans and centrist Democrats are already lining up to shoot […]

Dems Plan To Push Over 100 Bills In One Swoop

Simply showing that they are yet again attempting to thwart and ignore the will of the people, as they have been mostly doing since Obama took office, Dems are going to push whatever they can Democratic efforts to push through more than 100 public lands and water bills in the lame duck session are reaching […]

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