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Ed Driscoll

Blogging since 2002, affiliated with PJM since 2005, where he is currently a columnist, San Jose Editor, and founder of PJM's Lifestyle blog. Over the past 15 years, Ed has contributed articles to National Review Online, the Weekly Standard.com, Right Wing News, the New Individualist, Blogcritics, Modernism, Videomaker, Servo, Audio/Video Interiors, Electronic House, PC World, Computer Music, Vintage Guitar, and Guitar World.
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PJM Political 06/19/10: Mistah Cronkite, He Dead

Saturday, June 19th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Is the Real News Dead? It's certainly pining for the fjords these days, as Michael Ledeen, Roger L. Simon, Avi Davis, Scott Baker, and Ed Driscoll discuss, in a wrap-up of last week's conference at Pepperdine. Plus Glenn Reynolds and Mickey Kaus. Hosted by the Vodkapundit himself, Steve Green.

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Princess Leia Joins the Empire

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

That whole "small band of rebels up against the big evil empire" theme? That’s soooo 1977, Carrie Fisher says in a new interview, slurring the tea parties as racially motivated.

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PJM Political 06/12/10: Karl Rove meets the James Gang

Saturday, June 12th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

With both James Lileks and James Glassman stopping by, this week's show contains 100 percent of your daily requirement of James-es — plus Roger L. Simon interviews Karl Rove. Hosted by Stephen Green, the Vodkapundit.

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Silicon Graffiti: 1969 — The Death of Modernism

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

The alpha and the omega of American liberalism came less than a month apart in the summer of 1969, as Ed Driscoll explores in the latest edition of his Silicon Graffiti videoblog.

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Helen Thomas Dropped by Her Agent; Former Clinton Aide Calls for Her Dismissal

Sunday, June 6th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Some on the left begin to distance themselves from Thomas; will her publisher or the White House do so as well?

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PJM Political 6/05/10: Kaus for Senator!

Saturday, June 5th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Pioneering blogger Mickey Kaus is running the ultimate dark horse Democratic senatorial campaign. Will he win? Very likely not, but his campaign does send the message that not all California Democrats think the same as Barbara Boxer. Plus Fred Thompson, James Lileks, Poliwood, and much more. Hosted by the Vodkapundit, Stephen Green.

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PJM Political 5/29/10: An Army of Alternative Media

Saturday, May 29th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

From Rush Limbaugh biographer Zef Chafets and Ricochet.com majordomo Peter Robinson, to James Lileks and the gang at PJTV's Trifecta, this week's edition of the VodkaPundit-hosted PJM Political is all about the new, new media.

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Rush Limbaugh: A New Media Army of One

Saturday, May 29th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Taken from the latest edition of PJM Political, Ed Driscoll interviews Zev Chafets, the New York Times journalist and author of the new biography, Rush Limbaugh, An Army of One.

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PJM Political 5/22/10: From the Earth to the Moon

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

From Tuesday's elections, to the crisis of the euro, to the last manned mission to the moon, the latest edition of PJM Political covers Washington, the world, and the solar system! (Will host Stephen Green start mixing his Vodka with Tang?)

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Silicon Graffiti: The News They Kept to Themselves

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Recently the Washington Post put Newsweek on the market. CNN and CBS were in concurrent talks to possibly consolidate news operations. All three outfits fell victim to "The News They Kept To Themselves," as Ed Driscoll explains in his latest video.

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PJM Political 5/15/10: Only in Miami Is Utah So Far Away

Saturday, May 15th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

From the ouster of Bob Bennett in the GOP primary in Utah, to Cuban-American bloggers looking to help oust Castro in Cuba, the latest edition of PJM Political, hosted by VodkaPundit Stephen Green spans the nation.

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PJM Political 5/8/10: From Times Square to South Park to Texas

Saturday, May 8th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Steve Green, James Lileks, Ed Driscoll, and Jennifer Rubin discuss Faisal Shahzad and the MSM's ideological blinders. Roger L. Simon covers Comedy Central's feckless response to "South Park's" death threats, then interviews Gov. Rick Perry at his first NASCAR race. (Roger's first NASCAR race, that is.)

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Failed Car Bomb in Times Square

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

New York's Gov. Paterson on Sunday described the failed bomb attempt as an "act of terrorism." Mayor Bloomberg described the bomb as being "amateurish," but early reports belie that description. (Also read Richard Fernandez: "Give My Regards to Broadway")

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From NY To CA: South Park, and Tales of the Parentheses States’ Fiscal Woes

Saturday, May 1st, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Taken from this week's edition of PJM Political, Ed Driscoll interviews Brian Anderson, City Journal magazine’s executive editor and the author of 2005’s South Park Conservatives, in a wide-ranging interview recorded live on location at the Manhattan Institute's offices.

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PJM Political 05/1/10: Standing in the Shadows of ManBearMo

Saturday, May 1st, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Ed Driscoll talks with Brian Anderson on Comedy Central censoring TV's South Park, James Lileks wonders if Charlie Crist and the UK's Gordon Brown should have self-censored before self-immolating. Plus Glenn Reynolds, Mark Tapscott, Joe Hicks, and Christopher Horner. Hosted by the Vodkapundit, Stephen Green.

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Obama’s 2010 Joe the Plumber Moment: ‘You’ve Made Enough Money’

Thursday, April 29th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

The president once again improvises away from the script on the teleprompter, and once again, inadvertently reveals his worldview.

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PJM Political 04/24/10: Bill Clinton Smells The Tea, Gets The Vapors

Saturday, April 24th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Why has former President Bill Clinton recently reminded the public of the disastrous circumstances that led to Timothy McVeigh's horrific bombing of the Oklahoma Federal Building in 1995? Glenn Reynolds explains to producer Ed Driscoll. Plus James Lileks, Tony Blankley, Tucker Carlson, and much more. Hosted by the Vodkapundit, Stephen Green.

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A Whole Lotta Nevada: Harry Reid, John Ensign and the Tea Parties

Monday, April 19th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Taken from this week's edition of PJM Political on Sirius-XM, Ed Driscoll interviews Elizabeth Crum the editor of Nevada News Bureau.com and a political analyst for KTNV Channel 13, the ABC affiliate in Las Vegas.

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PJM Political 04/17/10: Of Tea Parties and Tea Leaves

Saturday, April 17th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Byron York and Michael Barone on the fall races; Elizabeth Crum on Harry Reid and John Ensign in Nevada. Plus Glenn Reynolds, James Lileks, Stephen Cruiser and James T. Harris join host Steve Green, who checks in from the April 15th Tucson Tea Party.

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Newsweek Covering Tea Parties with Unusual Restraint

Monday, April 12th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Newsweek says "anti-government extremists are on the rise — and on the march." Yeah, sure.

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PJM Political 04/10/10: ObamaCare, In Context

Saturday, April 10th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, plus former deputy secretary of HHS Tevi Troy, law professor Randy Barnett, and James Lileks join host and VodkaPundit Steve Green this week.

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Polish President Kaczynski Among 130+ Passengers Dead In Plane Crash

Saturday, April 10th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Lech Kaczynski's wife was also among the fatalities, in a crash near Smolensk, Russia.

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Twilight of the Gods: CNN’s Current, Pitiful State

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Welcome though it may be, one CNN journalist's reminder that the tea parties aren't seething hotbeds of racism is too little, too late to repair CNN's reputation with half of its potential audience.

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Massive Quake Swarm Strikes Southern CA, Baja Region

Sunday, April 4th, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

A mag-7.2 earthquake in the Baja region felt in San Diego and L.A. has been followed by numerous aftershocks.

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PJM Political 04/03/10: Dissent Is Still Patriotic Edition

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 - by Ed Driscoll

Andy Garcia, Roger L. Simon and even Perez Hilton protest Fidel Castro. The Tea Parties protest the passage of ObamaCare. Plus Steve Green, Ed Driscoll, James Lileks, Glenn Reynolds, and Dr. Helen Smith.

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