Good, Bad, and Ugly

Gaining ground, losing ground…

April 5, 2011

Canada’s Conservatives lose ground in poll

CANADA-POLITICS/TORONTO, April 3 (Reuters) – Canada’s ruling Conservatives lost a bit of ground in an opinion poll released on Sunday, while still remaining in territory that might hand them a majority in Parliament in the May 2 federal election.

Whose fists are those?

March 1, 2011

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You incorrectly headlined a video clip “Protesters pump fists at Wisconsin lawmakers.”

The wrong year…

January 26, 2011

Giuliani ponders 2010 presidential run

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I didn’t know that 2010 is in the future and that there will be a US presidential election then.

Bolshevik, or not?

November 17, 2010

Top Russian spy defects after betraying ring in U.S.

MEXICO TROTSKY“We know who he is and where he is,” the unidentified official was quoted as saying. “Do not doubt that a Mercader has been sent after him already.”

Palin’s opinion…

November 10, 2010

Palin tells Bernanke ‘cease and desist’-report

gbu palin 300WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Tea Party favorite Sarah Palin on Monday weighed in on the global debate over the Federal Reserve’s $600 billion plan to buy up government debt, suggesting Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke should “cease and desist.”

Giving thugs a bad name?

October 11, 2010

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Gay rights march in Belgrade triggers violent riots

BELGRADE (Reuters) – A gay rights parade in Belgrade erupted in violence on Sunday as thousands of police deployed to protect marchers clashed with anti-gay protesters, who rioted and attacked the headquarters of the ruling parties.

Back to civics?

October 7, 2010

FACTBOX-Twelve U.S. Senate races to watch

OBAMA/COLORADO – Democrat Michael Bennet was the Denver public school superintendent when Obama appointed him to the Senate last year to succeed Ken Salazar, who became Interior secretary.

We have a proposition for you…

October 7, 2010

Californians see green in climate law: poll

MARIJUANA/CALIFORNIAAt the same time it is embarking on an environmental plan from setting alternative energy targets to building a system for industry to trade the right to emit greenhouse gases.

Erroneous beliefs?

September 1, 2010

Analysis: Lack of national Muslim leader seen in NY furor

macho obama 240One potential beacon could be President Barack Obama, the country’s first black president and the son of a Muslim father. But Obama suffers politically from the erroneous belief by some Americans that he was born outside the United States and that he, a Christian, is really a Muslim.

Obama isn’t a Republican

July 28, 2010

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President Barack Obama (R) takes his seat after an awards ceremony at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in Washington, May 1, 2010 Reuters/Jonathan Ernst