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From a classic Simpsons, "Much Apu About Nothing": Crowd: Down with taxes! Down with taxes! Mayor Quimby: Are these morons getting dumber or just louder? Aide: Dumber, sir. They won't give up the bear patrol, but they won't pay the tax for it

From a classic Simpsons, "Much Apu About Nothing":
Crowd: Down with taxes! Down with taxes!
Mayor Quimby: Are these morons getting dumber or just louder?
Aide: Dumber, sir. They won't give up the bear patrol, but they won't pay the tax for it either.

The Left Coaster: Rand Paul abandons his principles. Already.

Seeing the Forest: The Tea Party betrayal has begun. Already.

Lawyers, Guns & Money: Looking back at the great Democratic presidents.

Did voting for climate legislation or health-care reform really hurt the Dems, as the Republican gloating would suggest?

And from the go-to blog for all things (international) election-related, hosted by my friend Matthew Shugart, a fascinating post about a concept developed in his new book:

Fruits and Votes: Obama and ESP (Electoral Separation
of Purpose).

Guest post by Michael J.W. Stickings of The Reaction. E-mail tips to mjwstickings AT yahoo DOT ca.

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