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    If CNN Laughs Out Loud at The GOP Tomorrow Night—I Wouldn’t Blame Them

    Remember the 2008 CNN You Tube GOP Presidential candidate debate?  I do.  Remember the penultimate questioner of the night?  A retired military flag officer who questioned the GOP candidates about the subject of gay marraige—definately an uncomforatble subject for GOP candidates.  I do. Remember how, even before the program was over!, conservatives had researched this retiree online, found out he was associated with the Hillary | Read More »

    It’s important that “Atlas Shrugged” do well this weekend

    We all know it’s risky to be a conservative fillmmaker or actor in Hollywood. We all want to see more conservative-friendly (or, at the very least, not-conservative-insulting) movies and TV shows. Well, one way to make that happen is to financially reward those conservative folks in Hollywood in front of the camera, behind it and paying for it. If “Atlas Shrugged” has a good opening | Read More »

    I can understand Hillary dissing Fox News—but ROBERT GATES?

    Is it possible that the the two most prominent Cabinet officials in the Executive Branch decided to blow off Fox News today. Is the White House playing favorites again with media outlets? There has been a back-and-forth between Fox News and the White House ever since President Barack Obama took his oath in 2009. And the latest episode appears to have occurred on Sunday after | Read More »

    What would Machiavelli the Tea Partier Do In Wisconsin Today?

    Today should be a glorious day for personal responsibility and public sanity in Wisconsin. Yes, the Tea Party cavalry will ride into Madison. I doubt there will be many union counter-protesters…they’re not getting paid to protest today, like they were this week by being “sick.” So, the Tea Partiers should have the streets largely to themselves. If I were Machiavelli, and I were a Tea | Read More »

    Does Keith Olbermann write logic textbooks for Pima County’s community colleges?

    If Fox News is a propaganda machine, then it misleads its viewers. Fox News is a propaganda machine. Therefore, Fox News misleads its viewers. If you are a student in Pima Community College this year (southern Arizona, whose major city is Tucson), you’ll see this argument listed as an example of a hypothetical syllogism. (A syllogism having a conditional statement for one or both of | Read More »

    Art Jacobson, TucsonCitizen.com blogger, furthers meme that Tea Party is to blame for Gifford’s shooting

    Okay, here we go: Follow this link to “The Data Port”, written by Art Jacobson, a TucsonCitizen.com blogger. Art is a thoughtful guy, but very liberal. Unfortunately, he has posted a link to and an excerpt from Joan Walsh’s Salon column, a column that implies that Tea Party rhetoric led to Giffords’ shooting. Art made no rebuttal to what Walsh said. I’m presuming that Art | Read More »

    LOTS of new Democratic Voters Show up in AZ—What A Coinky-Dink!

    This is an unsurprising development in the southern Arizona congressional races—CD7 (McClung V Grijalva) and CD8 (Giffords V Kelly). I realize this may not qualify as original research, but I wanted to make sure people knew about this. The Yuma Sun is reporting that two organizations — Mi Familia Vota and One Vote Arizona — submitted more than 3000 voter registrations in Yuma County, and | Read More »

    Ruth McClung Targeted By Brand New TucsonCitizen.com Blog

    “Tucson Progressive” is one of the newest citizen bloggers that’s been added to TucsonCitizen.com. She’s only been on the “air” less than two weeks, and already she’s picked out a prime target—Ruth McClung. What a coinky-dink. Ruth McClung starts making serious inroads against Raul Grijalva, in a district designed to favor a Democrat—and a new blogger pops up and starts unloading on her. In the | Read More »

    Calling on all conservative commenters—send some help to Tucson and “Fort Buckley”

    Greetings, Redstaters—smagar here. Some of y’all are aware that I run the “Fort Buckley” blog on TucsonCitizen.com. I think of it as a conservative outpost in liberal country. (Tucson is a pocket of blue in an otherwise very red state). TucsonCitizen.com (or TC.com) is an online reincarnation of the old Tucson Citizen newspaper, which folded nearly two years ago. The new online version offers a | Read More »

    Wait—I thought Republicans HATED Latinos? Apparently NM didn’t get Dolores Huerta’s memo…

    Looks as if the Land of Enchantment might elect a—GASP—Hispanic Republican governor! Republican gubernatorial candidate Susana Martinez’s lead over Democrat Diane Denish has grown to 10 points, and Martinez has also reached the all-important 50 percent threshold, according to a new poll conducted for her campaign. The poll, conducted Sept. 11-13, had Martinez leading 50 percent to 40 percent. The survey of 600 likely voters | Read More »