Monthly Archive for January, 2013
Todd on the Mike Douglas Show:
Haven’t we seen this story before?
See? 19-year-old Jeremy McVicker and 19-year-old Dylan Heinen, of Spokane, Washington, were hanging out with friends at McVicker’s house. According to another friend who was there, McVicker pulled out a 9mm handgun and began playing with it. “He was loading, unloading and racking the slide on the gun repeatedly,” the friend told police. Heinen said something like […]
Matt Taibbi, on Mary Jo White, President Obama’s pick to head the SEC: It’s certainly strange that White has to qualify the idea that bringing cases is a positive thing in a government official – that bringing cases is a “positive thing . . . to a point.” Can anyone imagine the future head of […]
If there’s one thing you can almost always count on, it’s the ability of the Democratic leadership to to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. And so it was that, after a full year of complaining and whining about Mitch McConnell’s duplicity, and expressing public regrets for not reforming the filibuster, Harry Reid chickened […]
My aunt just died this morning, after pneumonia complications from the flu. She was the last of my mother’s four sisters, the five Miller girls. Like all the women in my family, she was feisty and funny. She was what we used to call “a real pip.” I’m glad she’s with all her sisters now.