Monthly Archives: May 2011

Weakend Wrapup

So what are you doing on War Movie Weekend? If you’re bored, here are a few things worth a look-see: Joseph Cannon explains why gas prices are so high: Kids, I remember the ’70s. I recall waiting in my car … Continue reading

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Penis pilfering = petty theft?

This story is a couple years old but I just heard about it: On a busy November day in a bustling public street market in Cotonou, some Beninese people started shouting that their man-junk had been stolen by a group … Continue reading

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Look here

Brendan Nyhan asks: Where Are The Obama Scandals? Hey Brendan! Look here: Obama Scandals List See how easy that was?

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Only her hairdresser knows for sure

Byron York: “The bottom line is Sarah Palin is not going to run for president,” says a Republican adviser close to front-runner Mitt Romney. “She’s making money, she’s moved on, she’s kind of an entertainer rather than a politician. She … Continue reading

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Teh Dumb

The Incomparable Bob Somerby: But so it goes when the nation’s Church Ladies seize control of a White House campaign. The ladies have been clucking hard in recent weeks about the sins of the vile Cheri, who even carries a … Continue reading

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Timmy falls in the well (again)

Yahoo News: At a Wednesday breakfast sponsored by Politico, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner attempted to answer a question about the “predatory atmosphere” toward women at the International Monetary Fund (h/t Ace of Spades). Geithner’s answer was anything but an answer. … Continue reading

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Glass houses

The Hill: Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), the chairwoman of the DNC, ripped into Republican presidential contenders who opposed President Obama’s 2009 bailouts for General Motors and Chrysler. “If it were up to the candidates for president on the Republican … Continue reading

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Remember when opposing the PATRIOT act was cool?

Dirty Harry: Reid: Rand Paul’s Opposition To PATRIOT Act Gives “Terrorists The Opportunity To Plot Against Our Country” Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) blasted Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on the Senate floor late Wednesday night. Reid called Rand Paul’s opposition … Continue reading

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Sexism vs. Racism

Ed Schultz Apologizes for Calling Laura Ingraham a Slut: It Was ‘Vile and Inappropriate’ Ed Schultz tried to make amends for calling Laura Ingraham a “right-wing slut” on his radio show Tuesday. “I am deeply sorry, and I apologize,” said … Continue reading

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Calling the Big Dawg

ABC: The day after the stunning upset in the special congressional election in upstate New York, Rep. Paul Ryan is a man under fire. But ABC News was behind the scenes with the Wisconsin Congressman and GOP Budget Committee Chairman … Continue reading

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This is really getting old

Racism to blame for Obama’s problems, key Democrat says House Assistant Democratic Leader Jim Clyburn, the highest-ranking African-American in Congress, on Wednesday blamed most of President Barack Obama’s political problems on racism. Welcome to post-racial America, where the only thing … Continue reading

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Obumble does it again

Who let this guy loose without a keeper? Doesn’t the State Department have protocol droids to tell him what to do (and what not to do?) I guess they wouldn’t let him bring TOTUS cuz Obama was reading off index … Continue reading

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Tornado Monday

At least 50 tornadoes hit the Midwest yesterday, destroying much of Joplin, Missouri. Death toll is at 89 and expected to rise. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has activated the National Guard. Rescue workers will face more severe weather today, and … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday

I was worried about the cops busting down my door without a warrant and shooting me, so I put up a sign to tell them not to waste their time. I feel safer now. According to ABC, Sarahcuda wants this … Continue reading

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Friday night song dedications: To Arnold, from Maria

BTW – Those of you who will be ascending to Heaven tomorrow should pay your bar tabs before you leave tonight. If you haven’t made arrangements to have someone feed your pets after you get raptured.then you should call Moose … Continue reading

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Obama’s Grandstanding shows weakness and fear

So yesterday Obama made a much-hyped historic speech about the Middle East that was supposed to be “comprehensive and sweeping”.  But what did he actually say? Let me sum up:

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WTF is Obama’s “inherent blackness?”

The other day  Cornell West decided to stir up some shit: Challenging the president’s progressive credentials in that Truthdig interview, West slammed the president as “a black mascot of Wall Street oligarchs and a black puppet of corporate plutocrats. And … Continue reading

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Spring Bounce Hope

As the OBL shoot & dump poll bounce fades, the President tries to get another bounce with another historic address where he again reminds everyone that he got Bin Laden. That’s right, ladies and gentlemen, he got Bin Laden. He’s … Continue reading

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The Terminator was a sperminator

Schwarzenegger fathered a child with longtime member of household staff Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife, Maria Shriver, separated after she learned he had fathered a child more than a decade ago — before his first run for … Continue reading

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The most open and transparent administration ever

It’s kinda like torture – they changed the definition so they could say we don’t use torture. We just perform enhanced interrogations using waterboarding. Don’t hold your breath waiting for Left Blogistan to jump on this. They’re busy sampling the … Continue reading

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