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One thing the Dark Lord Finally Gets

I have been reading Mike Schroeder’s blog entries for Total Buz.  While mostly partisan and forgettable, Mike did write something I agree with: Journalism is a very difficult profession.  Like George Plimton, I was not qualified to do it without a lot of help during my 4-day stint. Ignoring for a moment what a pathetically slow…

The Definition of Hope and Change

Obama’s speech in full; one of the great speeches of all time.   To Chairman Dean and my great friend Dick Durbin; and to all my fellow citizens of this great nation; With profound gratitude and great humility, I accept your nomination for the presidency of the United States. . Let me express my thanks…

Al Gore’s Rocky Mountain High

While I am really looking forward to Senator Obama’s historic address to the Democrats at Mile High Stadium tonight, I frankly can’t wait for former Vice President Al Gore to address the corwd and discuss Global Warming. Why? Because the Register’s Mark Landsbaum (Global-Warming-is-a-Hoax) will be writing about it and working overtime to debunk Gore…

Some Special OC Democrats in Denver This Week

Here are some familiar local faces in Denver this week: [Debbie] Cook, who is contesting Rep. Dana Rohrabacher’s 46th District seat, says the atmosphere is intense. “There’s a lot of excitement and anticipation here,” Cook said. She watched Hillary Clinton’s speech Tuesday night at a viewing party at the convention center, and she thought it…