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The best Biden gaffes, slip-ups,
POLITICO MagazineThe best Biden gaffes, slip-ups, uncomfortable truths and plain old bloopers.POLITICO Magazine“No one can say a negative thing about Dan Quayle. When he was vice president, he built that pool [at the VP's residence]. I just want you to know, he is my favorite vice president.” —April 12, 2010. “My mother believed and my father believed that if ...
Posted on 26 February 2014 | 6:35 pm
Why Obama is uneducated - RenewAmerica
Why Obama is uneducatedRenewAmericaBut it's one thing to commit a Spoonerism and say "a scoop of boy trouts" or, like Dan Quayle, correct a spelling-bee participant based upon the antiquated word form "potatoe" (which The New York Times used as recently as 1988). But then there are ...
Posted on 26 February 2014 | 4:22 pm
Harry Reid: Koch Brothers Are 'About As
Harry Reid: Koch Brothers Are 'About As Un-American As Anyone I Can Imagine'Huffington PostSenate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) hurled criticism at the Koch brothers on Wednesday, saying the billionaires are "about as un-American as anyone I can imagine." “It's too bad that they are trying to buy America. And it's time that the ...and more »
Posted on 26 February 2014 | 2:12 pm
Carol Moseley Braun: 'Small wonder' there is
Washington Post (blog)Carol Moseley Braun: 'Small wonder' there is not more diversity in CongressWashington Post (blog)Carol Moseley Braun, D-Illinois, shakes hands with Vice President Dan Quayle after reenacting the taking of the Senate oath on Capitol Hill, January 5, 1993. Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell of Maine, looks on at left. Braun became the first ...and more »
Posted on 26 February 2014 | 11:55 am
Mark Dubois: Technology and the Irreversible
Connecticut Law TribuneMark Dubois: Technology and the Irreversible TrendConnecticut Law TribuneDan Quayle one famously said: "I believe that we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy—but that could change." Somehow, I don't think the trend toward new legal service models fueled by technology will change.•. Companies ...
Posted on 26 February 2014 | 11:22 am
ABC-6 Reporter Mark Curtis: "The Sundayby ABC6 Chief Political Reporter Mark Curtis firstname.lastname@example.org (Providence, Rhode Island) -- President Obama may have lost a measure of respect this week, when he fumbled the spelling of a popular song.
Posted on 9 March 2014 | 7:09 am
Comments of the Week #1: from Color to“I don’t watch it, but I know enough to comment on it.” -Dan Quayle First off, I want to thank everyone involved here at Scienceblogs (especially Wes Dodson) for all the support over the years and especially over the past few months, even as the main Starts With A Bang blog has moved to Medium.…
Posted on 8 March 2014 | 12:51 pm
Obama Misspells ‘Respect’ During ArethaPresident Barack Obama misspelled the word “respect” during a White House tribute to Aretha Franklin. The occasion for the presidential spelling gaffe was the “Women of Soul” event on Thursday evening. Respect was, of course, a big hit for Aretha Franklin, and became her signature song. Said the president, “When Aretha first told us what... Read more » Obama Misspells ‘Respect’ During Aretha ...
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 4:26 pm
Safeway Sold: Mega Merger With AlbertsonsSafeway Inc. began as Skaggs, which opened its first store in 1915 and grew into Safeway in 1926, which has been a mega grocery store for close to 100 years. Safeway grew to be the second-largest U.S. mainstream grocery store …
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 4:23 pm
Dan Quayle moment? Obama flubs spelling ofCould a White House spell-off be in the works between President Obama and former Vice President Dan Quayle?
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 11:07 am
Obama Can't Spell... But He Can Sure SpendHe either does not know how to spell “respect” or does not care that people think he is a bad speller. This is worse than Dan Quayle misspelling ‘potato,” but of course the media will give Barack Obama a pass because they support his ...
Posted on 8 March 2014 | 1:28 pm
Adolf Hitler and his part in the downfall ofThe longer an online discussion continues, Godwin posited, the more likely a comparison with Hitler and the Nazis becomes. Peruse any comment thread on a remotely controversial topic, and you see how right he was. And these days, it's not just the internet.
Posted on 8 March 2014 | 8:25 am
President Obama's Dan Quayle Moment?"When Aretha first told us what R-S-P-E-C-T meant to her, she had no idea it would become a rallying cry for African Americans, and women, and then everyone who felt marginalized because of what they looked like or who they loved," Obama said to chuckles ...
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 9:19 pm
The Obvious Explanation@3 – Odd… I just Googled “rspect” and Obama’s all over it. Still, I do agree that it’s not still not getting the attention it would if a Republican had said it. To be fair, though, this is not a Dan Quayle moment. Quayle corrected a child with ...
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 2:00 pm
NBC, CBS Cover Obama Spelling Flub; ABC OutPRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: When Aretha first told us what R-S-P-E-C-T meant to her- (audience laughs) WILLIAMS: The President just decided to go with it, in keeping with the spirit of the evening – which was a raucous, good evening of music at the White House.
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 8:00 am
Newsalert: Dan Quayle moment? ObamaObama-Chicago Democratic Machine. Gun Control Monopolists. The Ron Paul Revolution. Organized Crime...Other Politically Incorrect matters of interest. Friday, March 07, 2014. Dan Quayle moment? Obama flubs spelling of 'respect'.
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 8:27 pm
President Obama Has His Dan QuayleThis story did not lead the evening news like I remember back in the day when Dan Quayle misspelled potato. But the president of the United States made an error.
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 6:59 pm
Dan Quayle Lent an “E” 22 YearsDan Quayle Lent an “E” 22 Years Ago – Obama Gave it Back. Friday, March 7, 2014 | By Constantinos E. Scaros 0 comment. The Letter E. One letter, one president, one vice president, 22 years. And a whole lot of nonsense about it.
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 9:31 am
Obama's Dan Quayle moment...the“When Aretha first told us what R-S-P-E-C-T meant to her,” Obama said, before the audience in the East Room erupted into laughter. He then continued, “”She had no idea it would become a rallying cry for African-Americans, ...
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 8:44 am
President Obama misspells ArethaAnd let's ask Dan Quayle about non-stories. 13. Reply ... Are you really comparing Quayle telling a kid he was wrong in a spelling bee when he was right to Obama mis-spelling a word in the middle of a speech? Quayle's was ...
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 7:15 am