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Not surprising since Obama hasn’t done too much: “Politics is compromise,” says the actor, who campaigned hard for Barack Obama. But Damon feels his candidate has compromised too much. “I’m disappointed in the health care plan and in the troop …Read More

Will Republicans and Democrats come together and work on the problems with our health care system? Jon Stewart is certainly hopeful that the summit will produce a meaningful dialog on health care that can lead to real change:But of course …Read More

Very funny video of two talking heads on the BBC Sky News speculating why Biden has a mark on his forehead (they wonder if he got the mark in Vancouver :-). Wait for the punchline at the end:Update: Pretty clueless …Read More

Didn’t Obama promise not to raise taxes on the middle class. Yes, I believe he did. So when did lose his faith? President Barack Obama said he is “agnostic” about raising taxes on households making less than $250,000 as part …Read More

Maybe they should have gone to Vegas? The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c

I thought it was pretty civil and both of them made some pretty good points. Watch the latest news video at Watch the latest news video at Though, I thought Stewart was insulting to the typical Fox viewer …Read More

Polls can change but a more reliable indicator that Reid is a goner is what his fellow Senators are doing: The second- and third-ranking Senate Democratic leaders are doling out huge sums of cash, laying the groundwork for a leadership …Read More

This is pretty funny: The Jan. 25 article “Is the President Panicking” originally stated that Fox News led the charge against Bill Clinton in the ’94 midterm elections. Fox News did not come into being until 1996. (via)

Smart move by Obama moving the trial out of lower Manhattan. since it was becoming a source of contention with New Yorkers (especially Bloomberg, Kelly and local business owners): The White House ordered the Justice Department on Thursday night to …Read More

Great article by Kinsley on the excessive wordage in newspaper writing: One reason seekers of news are abandoning print newspapers for the Internet has nothing directly to do with technology. It’s that newspaper articles are too long. On the Internet, …Read More