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In The New Republic, Richard Stern Richard Stern, username rickyste on YouTube, is a YouTube comedian and critic. Under the video persona "Lazydork", Stern keeps his face characteristically unshaven and sported glasses, pajamas and a blue bathrobe.  writes that John McCain For McCain's grandfather and father, see John S. McCain, Sr. and John S. McCain, Jr., respectively
John Sidney McCain III (born August 29, 1936 in Panama Canal Zone) is an American politician, war veteran, and currently the Republican Senior U.S. Senator from Arizona.
 is "disgracing himself."

The energy plan Barack Obama announced today, which includes releasing some oil reserves Oil reserves refer to portions of oil in place that are claimed to be recoverable under economic constraints.

Oil in the ground is not a "reserve" unless it is claimed to be economically recoverable, since as the oil is extracted, the cost of recovery increases incrementally
, is similar to what Bill Clinton did in 2000.

Clinton, however, has still not endorsed Obama.

Steve Cohen For other persons with a similar name, see .

Stephen Ira "Steve" Cohen (born May 24, 1949) is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives representing Tennessee's ninth district.
 thinks Obama "has missed an opportunity to educate the American people An American people may be:
  • any nation or ethnic group of the Americas
  • see Demographics of North America
  • see Demographics of South America
 about the futility of increased oil drilling."

Staten Island's Republican County Leader, John Friscia, tells Tom Wrobleski, "I'm not Boss Tweed."

Robert Harding defends Chuck Schumer's fierce loyalty to a former staffer, and says, "That might be a bad thing but it also could be a good thing, depending on your viewpoint."

Adolfo Carrion and Kevin Parker are among the people with glowing testimonials on the web site for Ronnie Syke's new P.R. company, which bills itself as "the maverick's choice."

The biggest land deal for the redevlopment of Willets Point may fall apart, reports Crain's.

And some critics are still saying there isn't enough affordable housing in the plan.

Deval Patrick (“just words?”) and Obama (“just words?”) are expected to appear together at a fund-raiser.

“Architectural miscegenation Mixture of races. A term formerly applied to marriage between persons of different races. Statutes prohibiting marriage between persons of different races have been held to be invalid as contrary to the equal protection clause  ” and the McCain celebrity ad.

McCain got a lot of money from oil people right after reversing his stance on offshore drilling.

Bob Novak is retiring due to his "dire" prognosis.

Obama created a military families working group.

McCain is handing out tire pumps to make fun of Obama. It's really as silly as it seems.

Charlie Crist, a McCain surrogate, had restrained praise for Obama on energy.

Dick Cheney is not going to the Republican National Convention.

A commenter puts shark-related threats in context.

And, as pictured above, David Yassky announced that through an investigation he and Eric Gioia discovered a company dumping old barges in New York Harbor New York Harbor, a geographic term, refers collectively to the rivers, bays, and tidal estuaries near the mouth of the Hudson River in the vicinity of New York City. This is sometimes construed in the sense "the Ports of New York and New Jersey". .

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Author:Katharine Jose
Publication:The New York Observer
Date:Aug 4, 2008
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