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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Good Morning, News!!

Posted by Matt Davis on Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 9:17 AM

IT'S ELECTION DAY!!! And the "eyes of the nation are on Oregon," writes Blue Oregon editor Kari Chisholm. I agree. So let's try not to moon the nation: Vote YES ON MEASURES 66 and 67.

OREGONIAN PUBLISHER, ED.PAGE EDITOR, MANAGING EDITOR DEFEND "NO ON 67" EDITORIAL PROCESS!!! Mitch Nolan at Oregon Media Central has a round-up on the controversy surrounding the paper's involvement in the race. Make no mistake, if the vote swings "Yes," tonight, it'll be a major victory for Blogtown readers. Check out this article from last week about the rise of the blogs in this city, for a little more context.

STATE OF THE UNION!!! Liberals are growing increasingly disillusioned with President Barack Obama. If you're interested, there's a state of the union watch party tomorrow night at the Blitz Bar in Ladd's Addition.

OBAMA: STARLIGHT, STAR BRIGHT, FIRST STAR IVE SEEN TONIGHT...STAR LIGHT...STAR BRIGHT...OOH YEAH
  • OBAMA: STARLIGHT, STAR BRIGHT, FIRST STAR I'VE SEEN TONIGHT...STAR LIGHT...STAR BRIGHT...OOH YEAH

RAHM DRAWS HEAT FROM THE LEFT!!! Emanuel told liberal leaders in August that their plan to air ads attacking conservative Democrats was “fucking retarded,” The Wall Street Journal reports.

OBAMA: "I'D RATHER BE A GOOD ONE-TERM PRESIDENT!!!" Dude is starting to sound like Jimmy Carter.

TEA PARTY CONVENTION TOO EXPENSIVE!!! Groups withdraw from the first national teabagging conference in Nashville, Tennessee, in protest at the $549 pricetag and of course, Sarah Palin's $100,000 speaking fee.

WOMAN'S TEAR IN PICASSO SLASHES VALUE BY $65MILLION!!! She "fell into" the painting at the Met. Oops.

TIM BURTON TO HEAD CANNES JURY!!! It's a good job they're finally making my screenplay, "Henry Shearsfeet." It's about a man tragically stricken with a pair of shears, instead of feet. It started out with flippers. Henry Flippersfeet. But I had a hard time finding an obstacle for him to overcome. SHEARSFEET FOR THE PALME!

DANCIN BILL GATES!!! I love this photo.

IRON MAN AND AC/DC!!! The Sun has the exclusive new music video from Iron Man II. It's understated, as you'd expect. I especially like the line: "Shoot to thrill, play to kill, too many women, and too many pills." Totally stuck in my head now. Grr.

Good Day.

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