Category: politics

7WD apologizes to Joe Biden

OK, when I get it wrong, I’m prepared to admit it. I mocked Biden for his use of the term “Bosniak” in my recently concluded veep debate liveblog. I accused him of uttering an...

7WD watches the veep debate

8:56 PM OK, 7WD is on the case. 8:57 PM Watching the crowd on C-SPAN now. I am watching C-SPAN because the silly line/opinion graphs on CNN were so annoying last time. 9:01 PM...

Liveblogging the debate

I’ve never really liveblogged anything before, so I’ve decided to try to liveblog tonight’s veep debate. Tell all your friends. Grab some cocoa and gather ’round the warm glow of the computer. Stay tuned...

Don’t vote

My former position was “I am voting Republican.” I’ve flip-flopped. My new position is “Don’t vote.” OK, watch the video. It begins with irony and then gets better & better. Watch it. Right now....

Who is being bailed out?

I’ve had my suspicions about the massive bailout over which Congress is dithering. As one of my facebook friends said, I am suspcious of “privatization of profit and socialization of loss.” GraphJam gets it...

Monty Python can’t top reality?

Sorry, I’ll try to move on from Sarah Palin soon. It’s just that I’m horrified that she could possibly be elected as our Vice President. That means she’s one heartbeat away from leading the...

Sarah Palin in a cornfield

I have nothing further to say. From a boston.com series of photos entitled “Palin look-alikes”. You can vote on which one looks most like Sarah. As I write this “Cornfield Sarah” is in second...

Likely Gustav response

So the Republicans are in a pickle. Hard to know what to do when your convention is scheduled during a devastating hurricane. I don’t envy them, really. I’ll be interested to see what they...

I’m voting Republican

Thanks to Lisa for this gem, reminding me why it is that I’m voting Republican. Please be advised: this is one of many posts in which 7WD practices irony. Go watch the video. You’ll...