Pope Pat Buchanan
Cut back to Shamrock: "Tito Ortiz is going to find out who Ken Shamrock is, was, and is now." The "is now" in that sentence wasn't really a redundancy. Shamrock was employing a new tense—the ultimate tense—to describe how he was about to be bringing it, how it was about to have been brung.
So, we need to lessen our oil dependency. What if, instead of the innocuous "miles to the gallon" rating that no one seems to take seriously (based on the fact that Hummers continue to sell), we rated vehicles by "miles to the dollar"? With gas so high right now maybe it would impact people a little more.
Digby on left vs. right:
This article is upsetting. The interesting thing about it is that you don't get much new knowledge from reading it--everything that comes out is denied by someone, so where's the truth?
Tom DeLay has been taking trips paid for by lobbyists, accepting illegal campaign donations, and has paid his wife and daughter more than $500,000 over the last 5 years, supposedly for campaign work. Now he's upset that the media has been covering this. He explains the nepotism as follows:
A USA Today headline: "Schiavo's life was tragically short, but her legacy is long." The first sentence of a Maggie Gallagher column: "Now that Terri's long struggle is drawing to a close, our own begins."