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Entries by Brian Ross from 07/2010

Kagan Kabuki Theater Delivers More than Drama and Comedy

| Posted 07.03.2010 | Politics

OPINION - The senatorial process of vetting Supreme Court candidates is about as close to Kabuki theater as we get in America. Elena Kagan did the ri...

Michael Steele's Latest Big Idea: Hire Paul the Soccer Octopus

| Posted 07.12.2010 | Politics

Embattled G.O.P. chairman Michael Steele is reaching out to a slimy German political consultant to save his job and bring the Republicans victory in the fall: Paul, the soccer octopus.

And They Will Ask: Where were you when the Punch Brothers invaded?

| Posted 07.18.2010 | Entertainment

There are bands and musicians that redefine a genre of music for the ages. The Beatles in rock. Parker, Monk, Coltrane and Gillespie in Jazz. Tonight...

Closing the Toilet Gap -- Why the Democrats Abandonment of Energy Policy May Have Flushed Our Future

| Posted 07.23.2010 | Green

After our eight year Bush and G.O.P. led holiday from reality we now find ourselves years, perhaps even decades, behind Europe in everything from waterless toilets to efficient cars and mass transit.

BP Alleged Involvement in Lockerbie Terrorist Release Accelerates

| Posted 07.26.2010 | World

BP, facing mounting claims that it is not handling damage payments for the oil spill, is likely to face significant wrath from the Senate and the White House if the controversy over their involvement in Megrahi's release intensifies.

This August, Will Voters Remember that the GOP Puts Politics Before Policy?

| Posted 07.30.2010 | Politics

After nearly two years of stonewalling, the GOP's record of actual governance is a near zero. Every piece of major legislation has seen them block-vote "no" without any regard to the public service that these bills address.