Entries by DougJ

Arizona uber alles

More evidence that the Arizona immigration law is simply a principled conservative policy: Don Black is a Florida-based white supremacist who is deemed so dangerous he’s banned from the UK for inciting hatred. Arizona State Senate Majority leader Chuck Gray—a proponent of the recent immigration bill—follows him on Twitter. Also too Bobo has a strange […]

Hit ’em up

No one could have predicted: Attorney General Troy King has asked BP to cease circulating settlement agreements among south Alabamians.Alabama Attorney General Troy King said tonight that he has told representatives of BP Plc. that they should stop circulating settlement agreements among coastal Alabamians. The agreements, King said, essentially require that people give up the […]

It’s so hard

There’s no catchy phrase like “hippie punching” or “no one could have predicted” to describe this sort of thing, but it’s definitely a staple of modern political discourse. BP Chairman Jame McKay on capping the oil spill (via Josh Green): [It’s like] performing open heart surgery at 5,000 feet in the dark with robot-controlled submarines. […]