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Sunday, August 31, 2008

Sunday, August 31, 2008 - 19:59:36

Palin's problems

The blogs are beginning to hum with a story that claims to demonstrate the shaky judgment of McCain's recent pick for VP, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin.

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Sunday, August 31, 2008 - 17:43:46

Open line

Have at it. Guess what I"ve found?

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Sunday, August 31, 2008 - 15:20:23

Ma-in-law not sure on SP

The New York Daily News is quoting Sarah Palin's mother-in-law as less than certain about this veep stuff:

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Sunday, August 31, 2008 - 14:19:45

A state of scofflaws

Add the campus smoking ban to the alcohol ban as being among the rules ignored when it's Razorback football time in Fayetteville.

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Sunday, August 31, 2008 - 14:12:12

What is the sound of 5,000 Repubs clapping?

That would be response to the news that the worst. president.

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Sunday, August 31, 2008 - 04:51:22

Economic development, TIF style

This beats all. The no-show hotel in Fayetteville -- subsidized by local taxpayers with school tax money -- is proposed as a site for a parking lot.

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Sunday, August 31, 2008 - 04:40:38

Brummett goes to school

In politics, at UA, with a (the?) master -- David Pryor.

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Saturday, August 30, 2008

Saturday, August 30, 2008 - 19:03:12

And the Scripture says-uh . . .

God told Enoch to name the baby Methusaleh. And in the Hebrew 'Methusaleh' means, "when he is dead it shall come."

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Today's headlines: Trump tirade and vote counting

Saturday, August 30, 2008 - 18:37:39


ABC News will air a report Sunday in which Cindy McCain says she's "offended by Barack Obama" and others who've criticized her husband for not knowing how many houses he owned.

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Saturday, August 30, 2008 - 16:54:56

Open line

I navigated Boston without a wreck, dropping my son at South Station for a bus back to New York and my car at the rental drop.

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Saturday, August 30, 2008 - 16:52:59

Clintons boost Obama?

Andrew DeMillo's weekly column suggests the full support given Obama by the Clintons could help the candidate in Arkansas.

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Saturday, August 30, 2008 - 15:34:44

Behind the choice

Politico offers six reasons McThusaleh picked the Alaskan:

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Saturday, August 30, 2008 - 10:43:59

Who said it . . .

A blog reader last evening reported hearing someone connected to the state Republican Party describe McThuselah's running mate as a "man's woman."Actually, it was state GOP Chairman Dennis (What We Need Is Another 9/11) Milligan who let his testosterone write a check his ass can't cash with the "man's woman" slip.He probably speaks for 98% of the Cheney worshippers with that assessment of Palin's qualifications.

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Saturday, August 30, 2008 - 06:18:39

Drilling in wildlife refuges

Joe Mosby of Stephens Media provides a checklist of all the ways that the Game and Fish Commission will have some oversight over the coming gas drilling on its wildlife refuges.

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Saturday, August 30, 2008 - 06:07:18

Repubs on Palin choice

Arkansas Republicans react to the choice of Sarah Palin somewhat like I would do in attempting to be polite about a friend's odd choice of restaurant/vacation destination/etc.Umm.

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Saturday, August 30, 2008 - 05:58:01

Better safe

Little Rock National Airport says it will be busy today with military flights bringing medical evacuees from Louisiana in advance of a potential hurricane strike.

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Friday, August 29, 2008

Friday, August 29, 2008 - 22:01:37

Consider and discuss . . .

Sarah Palin is to American women what Clarence Thomas is to African-Americans.

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Friday, August 29, 2008 - 19:49:33

How about an open line?

OK then.

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Friday, August 29, 2008 - 19:43:42

Yep, she passes the test

Thanks to Bill for the link to an Alaska newspaper that shows the Republican vice presidential nominee is a believer in teaching "creation science."

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Friday, August 29, 2008 - 16:54:21

Behind the scenes

Last night, the governor's office issued a response to comments made on the Arkansas Blog taking Gov. Beebe to task for the lack of public accountability in the state agency in charge of taking care of abused children, which will not release information about four kids who've died in foster care over the summer.

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