Archive for August, 2012

The Council Has Spoken!! This Week’s Watcher’s Council Results

Tweet The Council has spoken, the votes have been cast, and the results are in for this week’s Watcher’s Council match up. Even taking into consideration the normal high level of quality in both the Council and Non-Council entries, this was a tough call with some exceptional pieces to choose from, and the close vote […]

Watcher’s Council Nominations – Conventional Wisdom Edition

Tweet Welcome to the Watcher’s Council, a blogging group consisting of some of the most incisive blogs in the ‘sphere, and the longest running group of its kind in existence. Every week, the members nominate two posts each, one written by themselves and one written by someone from outside the group for consideration by the […]

The Forum – Do You Consider America’s Political Climate Dysfunctional? What Changes Would You Make?

Tweet Every week on Monday morning , the Council and invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day. This week’s question: Do You Consider America’s Political Climate Dysfunctional? What Changes Would You Make? The Noisy Room: The problem we have before us has been eloquently articulated […]

The Council Has Spoken!! This Week’s Watcher’s Council results

Tweet The Council has spoken, the votes have been cast, and the results are in for this week’s Watcher’s Council match up. There’s been a huge amount of speculation in the air this week about the liklihood of Israel doing a preemptive strike on Iran. Of course, that sort of media frenzy has happened before […]

Watcher’s Council Nominations – ‘Legitimate Rape’ Edition

Tweet Ah, the Democrat strategy…(A) Find a Senate race featuring an unpopular incumbent you’re almost certain to lose, with a contested Republican primary, especially in a state with an inexpensive media market (B) Pick the least likely GOP candidate to defeat your incumbent, especially if he or she has a history of being a loose […]

This Week’s Forum: Illegal Migration And What To Do About It

Tweet Welcome to this week’s Watcher’s Forum. Every week on Monday morning , the Council and their invited special guests weigh in with short takes on a major issue of the day. This week’s question: Do you consider Illegal migration to America a problem, and if so, what would you do about the estimated 11 […]

The Council Has Spoken!! This Weeks’ Watchers Council Results

Tweet Me too, lil’ weasel! The Council has spoken, the votes have been cast, and the results are in for this week’s Watcher’s Council match up. The big event, the one that sucked all the oxygen out of the room was Mitt Romney’s pick of Paul Ryan as his running mate. This week’s winner, Bookworm […]

Watcher’s Council Nominations..Ryan’s Hope Edition

Tweet Hope and change indeed…and of the real kind. Welcome to the Watcher’s Council, a blogging group consisting of some of the most incisive blogs in the ‘sphere, and the longest running group of its kind in existence. Every week, the members nominate two posts each, one written by themselves and one written by someone […]

This Week’s Watcher’s Forum: Should Romney Go Negative?

Tweet Every week on Monday morning , the Council and invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day. This week’s question: Should Romney Go Negative? Rhymes With Right: I think it is important that Romney goes negative. After all, there is plenty to go negative about. […]

The Council Has Spoken! This Week’s Watcher’s Council Results

Tweet The Council has spoken, the votes have been cast, and the results are in for this week’s Watcher’s Council match up. There’s an old saying that opinions are like a certain orifice in the body..everyone has one. What is also true in my experience is that the opinions of some people frequently resemble the […]