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28 Mar 2011 13:49


Politics: Gingrich still manuevering over hypocrisy charges

  • I understood that in a federal court, in a case in front of a federal judge, to commit a felony, which is what he did, perjury, was a felony. The question I raise was very simple: should a president of the United States be above the law?
  • Newt Gingrich • Addressing the Clinton impeachment effort, and the charges of hypocrisy that he’s again having to contend with as he mulls a presidential run. For what it’s worth, this is probably the most compelling case you could make for his actions being internally justified, even in light of his own infidelity. However, it’s a bit difficult to take this at face value when not a week ago he was claiming his work ethic and love for his country drove him to the arms of other women, a rather lame rationalization made to try to salvage his relationship with the evangelical Christians. Our take? If you’re volunteering these defenses before you’ve even running, that’s a problem. This campaign could very well be dead on arrival. source

22 Mar 2011 02:17


U.S.: Kucinich: Obama eligible to be impeached

  • President Obama moved forward without Congress approving. He didn’t have Congressional authorization, he has gone against the Constitution, and that’s got to be said…it would appear on its face to be an impeachable offense.
  • Dennis “The Menace” Kucinich • In regard to US military action in Libya. Kucinich was careful to add that he’s not necessarily advocating impeachment; that’s “a whole separate question.” He’s just noting that impeachment wouldn’t, in his eyes, be inappropriate. source

08 Dec 2010 11:18


U.S.: See ya, Tommy Porteous: Senate impeaches federal judge

  • uncommon U.S. District Judge Thomas Porteous of Louisiana has been impeached and removed from his post for reasons of misconduct – the first federal judge impeachment since way back in 1989.
  • unfortunate Porteous, 64, has been suspended with pay for two years, but since he didn’t make it until age 65, he won’t be getting his federal pension. Bet that misconduct doesn’t seem so smart now, does it? source

03 Feb 2010 09:49


Politics: Left-leaning Daily Kos’ new poll makes the right look craaaaazy

  • 39% of Republicans think that Obama should be impeached for some reason
  • 36% think that Obama wasn’t born in the U.S. (thanks for that misinformation, Orly Taitz)
  • 53% think that Sarah Palin is somehow more qualified to be president than Obama source

09 Aug 2009 21:38


U.S.: Rod Blagojevich is gonna use his blog to tell you he’s a nice guy

“Since his controversial ousting from office …” Wait. Was there anything controversial about Rod’s impeachment, besides the fact that he didn’t like it? source

09 Jul 2009 22:21


U.S.: Yo, Roland, glad to hear you aren’t being a jerk anymore

  • Dude won’t run for Senate in 2010. Whew. Roland Burris, who played an incredibly lame game of hokey pokey with Obama’s old Illinois Senate seat with the help of impeached governor Rod Blagojevich, finally gets the hint. Nobody wants him there. As a result, he plans to announce that he won’t run next year, according to party officials. (Not like he’d have a chance anyway, considering all the questions about how he got the seat.) We still think the guy’s a douche, but he’s at least going to be out of everyone’s hairs in a year and a half. source

02 Apr 2009 20:34


Politics, U.S.: Key piece of commentary on the Blago indictment

  • We can only hope the former governor will not view this indictment as a green light for another publicity tour. Rod Blagojevich deserves his day in court, but the people of Illinois deserve a break.
  • Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois • On the indictment of ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. What, Dick, do you have something against Larry King? • source

25 Mar 2009 10:08


Politics, U.S.: Aww… Blagojevich says he was “hijacked” from office :o

  • Dude was hosting a radio show this morning. Maybe that’s a good second career for the former Illinois governor – drive-time radio host. Anyway, Blago tried diligently to defend himself, took a sympathetic caller (comic D.L. Hughley, who’s been dipping into politico waters lately) and talked about his unfinished new book. source

17 Feb 2009 21:41


U.S.: We’re convinced Roland Burris is his own punchline.

Seriously, dude. Seriously? Come on. Seriously? Um, dude. Seriously? OK, once more. Seriously? source

29 Jan 2009 18:37


U.S.: Goodbye Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, we knew you well

  • 59-0 The state senate vote to kick Rod out of office source