Entries by John Cole

Poor DiFi

She doesn’t know what is going to hit her: All eight Democratic members of the Judiciary Committee have indicated they believe that Judge Alito would threaten abortion rights. All are expected to vote against him, although the parties are still disputing the date of the committee’s vote. But many concede that his confirmation is all […]

The ClusterF**k Continues

More of this, please: With tens of thousands of people unable to get medicines promised by Medicare, the Bush administration has told insurers that they must provide a 30-day supply of any drug that a beneficiary was previously taking, and it said that poor people must not be charged more than $5 for a covered […]

The Immaculate Deception

In case you were wondering, I am still frothing mad about the officiating yesterday in the Steelers/Colts game. How bad was that overturned interception? This is how the Indianapolis sports writers are describing it: They benefited from the Steelers’ decision to go conservative in the fourth quarter. They benefited from the Immaculate Deception, an inexplicable […]

Another One Bites The Dust

Bob Ney stepping down from his leadership position: Rep. Robert W. Ney (R-Ohio) announced yesterday he will temporarily relinquish his chairmanship of the House Administration Committee, which oversees lobbying, as the corruption investigation into former lobbyist Jack Abramoff moves deeper into the workings of Congress. Ney has repeatedly said he has done nothing wrong, but […]

Steelers Aftermath and 24- Season 5

OK. I have calmed down, and it has been about 25 minutes since any tachycardia. Steelers 21-18. What a rollercoaster ride. And let’s settle something- that interception call was worse than the tuck rule in the Oakland/NE game a few years ago. This was clearly an interception, and Morelli just flat out made shit up, […]