American Olympic Team IS "The Redeem Team" for Team Bush

The millions watching as the American male swimmers realized they'd won the Olympics gold in the relay race will never forget their reactions. Full-blown amazement gave way to uncontained ecstasy as they processed the unexpected and hard won triumph. Seconds before the first swimmer hit the water, the TV announcer had been saying that he'd done the math every which way and it always came up with the French taking this event. But these guys made the impossible a reality. ...more

George W. Bush And The Daughter of Time

Over the weekend I just finished reading Josephine Tey's classic mystery The Daughter of Time, which reexamines the evidence surrounding the disappearance of the Princes In The Tower. ...more

Ohio, Wisconsin, Texas and Africa: Words from the Trail

Wisconsin's Primary is Tuesday, and it's Obama 47%, Clinton 42% (but what's the Margin of Error, Quinnipiac??) Ohio (on March 4): Clinton 55%, Obama, 34% Texas, also March 4: Clinton 49%, Obama, 41% Ohioan Jill Zimon has written the most comprehensive and enjoyable pundit's guide to Ohio. I defy Tim Russert and his roundtable to do better: ...more

Thanks for sharing that anecdote - it really says a lot. Though I'm not sure how much I like ...more

Rove Resigns

The Associated Press reports Karl Rove, President Bush's close friend and chief political strategist, announced Monday he will leave the White House at the end of August, joining a lengthening line of senior officials heading for the exits in the final 1 1/2 years of the administration. Boogerhead Girl writes, "DING DONG KARLROVE IS GONE!!! PARTY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" ...more

This is a post I did on my political blog...