Daily Archives: August 21, 2010

My younger dog, Byron, pooped in the house…

… while I was off picking up my son at Reagan National Airport yesterday and my wife was at a meeting. Of course, I didn’t discover it until this morning (he carefully hid his donation behind the washing machine closet door which was ajar). If you don’t catch him right when he is doing it, trying to teach him an object lesson is useless.

Oh well…

Cartoon(s) of the Week – Party Portrait

Bennett in the Chattanooga Times Free Press:

The coming elections show what Parties stand for…

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Rex Babbin in the Sacramento Bee..

The Republicans, for instance, stand for getting in the way of coming changes…

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Pat Oliphant, Universal Press Syndicate:

… and for attacking programs they have been down on for 70 years (even though they have been hugely successful)…

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Mike Luckovich in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

…and for distracting people from the real issues with made-up outrages…

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Bill Day in the Memphis Commercial Appeal:

… all the time putting a public-oriented face on things.

Quote of the Day – on the Google/Verizon Attack on Net Neutrality

“We can’t let companies write the rules that we the people are supposed to follow. Because if that happens those rules will be written only to protect corporations.”

– Senator Al Franken (D-MN)

Read more HERE.