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General Keith Alexander built replica of the U.S.S. Enterprise bridge and let lawmakers sit in the big chair and "play Picard." Read more...
Happy Birthday Star Trek. And the above video has Leonard Nimoy reporting on a bit of fan boy behavior from candidate Obama. Open Thread below, and please donate five bucks or more to support this blog. We need it and appreciate you very Read more...
Time for your weekly podcast with The Professional Left, otherwise known as our own Driftglass and Bluegal. Links for this week's podcast include: David Gergen reports "offensive" debate behavior. Lawrence O'Donnell goes full Read more...
December 13, 2009 C-SPAN From The Hill--McCain calls out earmarks in omnibus: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) took his crusade against pork projects to T Read more...
[media id=9959] (h/t Heather) Wow, Bill O'Reilly goes where the Baucus Dogs fail to go. In a place far, far away to explore strange, new worlds, and Read more...

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Via The Chicago Sun-Times, Is Obama the modern-day Mr. Spock? Open thread below. Read more...
Ah, the smell of a good White House scandal in the morning! Welcome back, friends of democracy and logic. Brad Jacobson of MediaBloodhound in for your Read more...
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Holst wrote The Planets during the height of World War I and nowhere does the impact of that calamitous event show itself more powerfully than in "Mar Read more...
TDS on Delay's ACU Tribute Blast form the Past I'm digging in the vault to see what I come up with and this is a winner. The American Conservative Read more...