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Entries by Robert J. Elisberg from 11/2009

At Least Dick Cheney Has Credentials

| Posted 11.02.2009 | Politics

Time and time again, Elizabeth Cheney is given air time to scare, repeatedly lie and to desperately try to polish the scorched name of her disgraced father. She's a disembodied voice that gives false comfort to the fringes.

The Best Worst Song Ever

| Posted 11.05.2009 | Entertainment

If you didn't block it out too much, or have never heard "Seasons in the Sun," the adaptation is a sing-songy, over-sugary sweet froth about young kid breathlessly telling us he's going to die.

How to Properly Criticize a President 101

| Posted 11.10.2009 | Politics

If you want people to be frightened of Barack Obama because you say he's like Hitler, you have to understand that people don't hate Hitler because he provided governmental health care.

Baby Talk Comes to Congress

| Posted 11.12.2009 | Politics
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How crass does someone have to be to criticize a person holding a wee, adorable baby, whatever you're saying? I felt that if it works for John Shadegg (R-AZ), it ought to work for me.

The Sarah Palin-Carrie Prejean Two-for-One Tour

| Posted 11.17.2009 | Media

Sarah Palin and Carrie Prejean are two peas in a pod. Both preening for the cameras, and unwilling to answer any question that forces them to process opinions different from their own.

The Writers Workbench: It's an iPod World

| Posted 11.19.2009 | Technology

Today, if you can plug it in, there's a good chance an iPod accessory will be created for it. From time to time, we like to look at a few of those accessories, and here's the latest few.

Moose and Squirrel Celebrate Their 50th Anniversary

| Posted 11.19.2009 | Entertainment

Today marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most beloved and still-appreciated cartoon shows, ever.

Sarah, Plain and Small

| Posted 11.24.2009 | Politics

Name the last governor you know of -- ever -- who quit. At any time. Out of the blue, unprompted. Other than being appointed to a higher job...or indicted. Just quit.