Daily Archives: August 25, 2011


FoxNews.com displayed a list of 10 websitesthat have lost large amounts of traffic and may be on the way out. One of them is NewsCorp-owned MySpace, which never really understood the draw of Facebook. Other sites on life-support have a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 20 Comments

I hope I die before I get old

Those toned arms will come in handy for pushing the elderly out onto ice floes: Michelle Obama’s Patient-Dumping Scheme The First Lady helped create a notorious program that dumped poor patients on community hospitals, yet the national media ignore the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 13 Comments

I know what I want you to get me for Christmas

For your convenience I’ll put up a PayPal button and link it to my tab at the liquor store. This is an open thread

Posted in Uncategorized | 23 Comments

A Labor Party?

Pathetico: AFL-CIO head: Labor to ditch Democrats The growing rift between labor and their Democratic allies was on full display Thursday, as AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told reporters that labor groups are planning to scale back their involvement with the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 14 Comments

Unsolicited advice to the WH on Libya

For someone who “isn’t running”, “isn’t serious”, and “can’t win”, Sarah Palin sounds remarkably statesman-like today. If you look at the parts I highlight, it’s almost as if she’s already formulated her own foreign-policy doctrine. What are the odds? On … Continue reading

Posted in Sarah Palin | 27 Comments

Still swilling the Koolaid

Tom Friedbrain: It’s all nonsense. Obama is smart, decent and tough, with exactly the right instincts about where the country needs to go. He has accomplished a lot more than he’s gotten credit for — with an opposition dedicated to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 45 Comments

A rank list

Forbes has posted their “World’s 100 Most Powerful Women.” What a crock of shit. I’m okay with Angela Merkel edging out Hillary for the top spot. I’ll even go along with Michelle Obama at number 8, even though that places … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Symbolism 1, Substance 0

Pathetico: Norman Rockwell painting sends rare White House message on race President Barack Obama has taken a decidedly low-key approach to racial issues since he became America’s first black president two years ago. But in a hallway outside the Oval … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Category error

Wikipedia: A category mistake, or category error, is a semantic or ontological error in which “things of one kind are presented as if they belonged to another”,[1] or, alternatively, a property is ascribed to a thing that could not possibly … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 26 Comments

To Protect and Serve – who?

Chicago Tribune: Woman recorded cops after harassment claims ignored A former stripper who is accused of illegally recording a conversation with two Chicago police internal affairs detectives cried on the witness stand Tuesday as she admitted being mad at the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 12 Comments