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Saturday, July 24, 2010

Craig Ferguson: Cursing Bunny vs. Canadians

Charles Barkley's Golf Swing

Movie Review: SALT


A movie about a potential Russian spy in America in 2010? Where do they get these ideas? (NYTimes)

GOP 2012: Follow the Money


Tracking the contenders. (Newsweek)

James Inhofe: We're in a Cold Spell

Welcome to James Inhofe's brain. 2010 is the hottest year on record yet we're in a cold spell. (HuffingtonPost)

John Thune 2012?

The man who knocked off Tom Daschle could be coming for Obama next. (HuffingtonPost)

Why Aren't the Mets More Successful?

Good lineup, good starters, decent bullpen...why do they play worse than the sum of their parts? (YahooSports)

The Tea Party Caucus


It sounds weird until you find out that motorcycles and babies have caucuses too. (CSMonitor)

Who Killed the Climate Bill?


It rhymes with Mongress. (ForeignPolicy)

Saturday Cartoon

Part of a Balanced Breakfast


We can't even agree that sugary cereal shouldn't be advertised to kids as part of a balanced breakfast. (NYTimes)

Thrown to the Wolves (Shirley Sherrod)

Act first, ask questions latter. (NYTimes)

Friday, July 23, 2010

Craig Ferguson: Cul de Sac

(Last minute or two of this clip)

Craig Ferguson: Comic-con

Rachel Maddow vs. Bill O'Reilly

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Legalize Internet Poker

It's time. (Politico)

Jay Leno: Chelsea Handler

Sarah Palin and Kate Gosselin Going Camping

From the "You can't make this up" file. (HollywoodNews)

Thanks, Captain Obvious


Could've figured these out without help from the news. (HuffingtonPost)

Lego Taj Mahal


David Beckham, professional Lego builder in another life, gives Lego an endorsement. (CSMonitor)

If You Don't Be Nice, I Will Turn This Economy Around

Executives' feelings are hurt so they won't hire people to help the economy. (Slate)

Cities of the Future


Welcome to 2030. (Newsweek)

Chris Paul to the Knicks?


Unlikely. (NYTimes)

The Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name

Republicans just can't give up on Bush policies even if they've forsaken the man. (NYTimes)

Thursday, July 22, 2010

TFD Political Endorsements

If Sarah Palin's endorsements matter, then so do mine. The Endorsements page will be up until Election Day in November (see link on top of the right column of the page).

Jimmy Kimmel: Sarah Palin's Nifty 50 States

Paul, Carmelo, and Amare

The next big 3 to take on the Heat? (ESPN)

Jeb Bush vs. Bush Fatigue

Can the Bush name make a comeback? (TheAtlantic)

MLB Power Rankings

Too bad the Yankees and Rays can't play in the World Series. (SI)

MLB Trade Deadline: Pitchers

Best pitchers available. (ESPN)

Porsche Cayenne Hybrid


Only $67,000 for power and efficiency. (PopSci)

Soccer Explains Nothing

It's just a game. (ForeignPolicy)

Opposing Unemployment Benefits

Why do Republicans oppose unemployment benefits? (Slate)

Chocolate as a Health Food


100 calories a day is okay. (LATimes)

Want a Climate Bill? Elect President Huntsman

Is it true only a moderate Republican president will pass a climate bill? (NYTimes)

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Rachel Maddow: FOX News Dupes the White House Again

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Mel Gibson Calls the Old Spice Guy

(Warning: language)

The Top 1%

Highest Earning American Athletes

Tiger Woods still tops the list. (SI)

Jimmy Johnson Joins Survivor Cast

How will his hair and Extenze react to the jungle experience? (ESPN)

Concept Plane


Welcome to the future. (PopSci)

Send the Tea Party to Pakistan


They'll probably like it better there. (ForeignPolicy)

How Not to Stop Terrorists

Hello, this is the Terrorist Hotline. (ForeignPolicy)

Restore the Estate Tax

If anyone is going to be taxed, shouldn't it be rich dead people? (Slate)

Ask Questions First (Shirley Sherrod)

Lots of egg on everyone's face after firing Shirley Sherrod without investigating first. That's what happens when you buckle to the FOX News spin machine. (LATimes)

7 Republicans

What are the odds of getting 7 Republicans to support an energy bill? (NYTimes)

National Education Standards

Time for a common core? (NYTimes)

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Jimmy Kimmel: Obama on Vacation

Jay Leno: Headlines

Bush Tax Cut Battle

The battle over not extending the Bush tax cuts. (Newsweek)

Marketing Fails


McDonald's in Yass, Australia. (HuffingtonPost)

AFC Favorite?

Jets? Colts? Ravens? (SI)

Sarah Palin, the New Shakespeare on Twitter

Get thee to a gunnery. (Twitter)

Al Qaeda's Inspire

Sorry Al Qaeda, but your PR department needs work. (Slate)

Inception: What Does It All Mean?


Spoiler alert. (Slate)

American Hypocrite

Get your damn government hands off my Medicare. (Slate)

Refudiate Sarah Palin

Refudiate her now; misunderestimate her strategery at your own peril. (Slate)

Roadmap to Prosperity

Paul Ryan's roadmap certainly beats the useless demagoguery from the rest of Republicans. (LATimes)

Tenured Professors

Do professors really use tenure to take unpopular positions without fear of retribution or just to be lazy and unbending to constructive criticism? (NYTimes)

Lindsey Graham: The New John McCain


Thank you Lindsey Graham for understanding the real meaning of advise and consent, something even President Obama failed when he was a Senator. (NYTimes)

Monday, July 19, 2010

MLB Trade Market

Unlikely anyone will make a big splash to get Prince Fielder. (SI)

Accuscore MLB Playoff Predictions

No team in the National League above 66% to make the playoffs. (YahooSports)

Mad Men Season 4 Preview (July 25)

Trailer: The Town

Top Secret America

Government in the shadows. (TheAtlantic)

Senate Midterm Rankings


Democrats continue to struggle heading into November. I believe they'll hold Pennsylvania, Nevada, Illinois, and Washington though. (FiveThirtyEight)

The Road Not Taken

Presidents aren't just made by the crises that happen but the ones that don't. (Time)

A Message for Global Warming Deniers


June was the hottest month on record; I guess those people who claimed global warming wasn't real because it snowed a lot will change their tune? Doubtful. (Time)

The Beauty Advantage


Is it better to be smart or good-looking? (Newsweek)

Best New Inventions


Cars with no steering wheels, water bottle lamps... (DailyBeast)

How to Fix the Economy

Economists chime in. (DailyBeast)

Sunday Roundup

Joe Biden goes on this week, nobody notices he thinks the Dutch and the Netherlands aren't the same. (DailyBeast)

NFL Training Camp Questions

#1. Will Rex Ryan guarantee a Super Bowl victory? (SI)

The Next James Bond


How bout they just give the role back to Pierce Brosnan? (Esquire)

Some Wine With That Whine?

The insatiable desires of CEOs. (Slate)

Crime Doesn't Pay, Law Doesn't Pay

The decline of the legal jobs market. (LATimes)

Healthcare Reform Progress

Some of the early provisions are coming into play. (NYTimes)

The Pundit Delusion

The horserace doesn't drive America the way it drives the media. (NYTimes)

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Trailer and Review: Dinner for Schmucks


Coming July 30 to a theater near you. (Newsweek)

Sunday Cartoon

Best Infomercials Ever


That's not a horse. (HuffingtonPost)

Avoid Issues at All Costs

GOP Strategy: Just Win, Baby. (WashingtonPost)

Star Wars Facts

19 things you may not know. (Asylum)

Joe the Plumber Stops the Oil Spill


Not that Joe the Plumber. (CSMonitor)

Mars Attacks

Do we have an alien plan? (Slate)

Obama Rebound

How to fight back from bad poll numbers. (NYTimes)

Digital Lynch Mob

Is a misunderstood politically incorrect comment worthy of being fired? (NYTimes)

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