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Hillary Dismantles Advance Campaign Staff

Ben Smith at Politco.com is reporting that Hillary Clinton’s “advance” staff has been summoned to New York City for a meeting tomorrow. The staffers have been told that their roles in the Clinton campaign are ending. The advance staffers — most of them now in Puerto Rico, South Dakota, and Montana — are being given the options of going to ...

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Guest Post: Bil Browning
Would That Be BitingTheHandThatFedMe.org?

Bil Browning of The Bilerico Project here, guest blogging for JMG. Bob Dole has decided to let all hang out. The former presidential candidate made public an e-mail he sent to former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan after hearing details of McClellan’s new tell-all book. I’m just going to go out on a limb here and guess that he’s ...

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And Now The End Is Near

Via FireDogLake, watch Hillary Clinton supporter Harriet Christian completely meltdown after being thrown out of the DNC Rules & Bylaws Committee meeting on Florida and Michigan. As Dan Savage notes, “with Democrats like this, who needs Republicans?” Ms. Christian is an embarrassment to New Yorkers.Talking Points Memo reports on the meeting’s outcome: In a huge blow to Hillary’s hopes, such ...

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Watching America

An interesting site, Watching America, provides translated commentary about the United States from the world press. Check out a letter to the Moscow Times in which a NYC-based Russian emigre claims that “America isn’t much better than the USSR.” (Via – Pam’s House Blend)

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Brain Surgery For Ted Kennedy Today

Ted Kennedy will undergo surgery on his brain tumor today at Duke Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. Kennedy, 76, was diagnosed last month with a malignant glioma, an often lethal type of brain tumor. In a statement, the senator said he expected to remain at the hospital for about a week, after which he would begin radiation treatment and ...

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Gay Marriages To Boost CA Economy

Via the Los Angeles Times: Forget economic stimulus checks. Same-sex marriages may give California just the financial boost it needs. Wedding planners, bakers and hotels began booking more business almost immediately after the state Supreme Court’s May 15 decision overturning a ban on gay marriage. Citing pent-up demand, one UCLA study projects that same-sex unions could provide a $370-million shot ...

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Guest Post: Father Tony

Father Tony here, guest blogging for Joe from Fort Lauderdale. Dear Joe, No, of course you didn’t call too early this morning. In fact, C and I have been up for hours and have been at the Euro Café on East Sunrise Boulevard, hard by the drawbridge on the Galleria mall side of the Intracoastal. Here, the French proprietress who ...

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Back In The Saddle

My deepest thanks go out to my dear friend Aaron for helming this here website thingy for the last week. While it was hard to stay away, I managed to get in some pretty decent and much needed down time, both physically and mentally. I should probably do this more often. So as many of you have suggested, I’ve asked ...

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