by publius over at Obsidian Wings. cross-posted with permission.
I keep hearing that Nutsgate is a “Sister Souljah moment” for Obama. Frankly, it’s annoying me. First – it’s not a Sister Souljah moment at all. Second – I’m sick of that term. It’s time to retire the Sister Souljah label [...]
To me it seems like an attempt to show how ridiculous all the crypto-Muslim/anti-American whisper-campaigning has been, especially since the New Yorker has been more or less been banging the Obama drum for months (especially Hertzberg). I chuckled, remembering some of their other covers lampooning the ridiculous assertions being made in this campaign. [...]
Image from NY Mag.
Fascinating piece in New York this week on Willie Kathryn Suggs, one of the people most responsible for Harlem’s new ‘renaissance’: the first broker in Harlem to sell a house for a half-million dollars, the first to hit $850k and the first to sell a house for $2 million.
Crossposted from shanio over at the neo.
Brother Charlie Rangel, bless him, is renting not one, not two, not three… but four rent-stabilized apartments in one uptown building, for a fraction of what they would normally cost on the market. According to the Times:
Mr. Rangel, who was first elected to Congress in [...]
As usual with the Boondocks, the lampooning is so scattershot that it’s hard to figure out what they’re skewering. Are they criticizing BET? Are they criticizing the often-exaggerated criticism of BET? Huey’s naiveté? All of that stuff?
Obama’s camp’s position on the FISA amendments* way back in October:
“To be clear: Barack will support a filibuster of any bill that includes retroactive immunity for telecommunications companies.”
“Senator Obama unequivocally opposes giving retroactive immunity to telecommunications companies and has cosponsored Senator Dodd’s efforts to remove that provision from the FISA [...]
(image from the Guardian)
(Crossposted From Bitch, Ph.D)
Remember the girls in Massachusetts who supposedly had a “pregnancy pact”?
By now everyone’s probably heard that the scandal has turned out to be bullshit. Quel surprise.
Anyone with half a brain suspected all along that the real deal was that some young women who [...]
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