Daily Archives: September 21, 2011
Sarah Palin practices politics as lap dance, and we’re the suckers who pay the price. Members of our jaded national press corps eagerly stuff hundred-dollar bills into her G-string, even as they wink at one another to show that they … Continue reading
Troy Davis execution delayed while US supreme court considers stay The execution of Troy Davis was delayed temporarily by the US supreme court on Wednesday night, in a dramatic intervention just as he was due to be put to death … Continue reading
Martin Lindstrom: How Whole Foods “Primes” You to Shop Have you ever been primed? I mean has anyone ever deliberately influenced your subconscious mind and altered your perception of reality without your knowing it? Whole Foods Market, and others, are … Continue reading
For some reason posting the above video has several blogs appearing at Memeorandum as being linked to a post at Rumproast (“Where the men are men and so are the women”) without an actual link. So I want to see … Continue reading
I find emails from Chris Bowers in my spam email folder about twice a month, begging me to send money to Daily Kos for this or that. Something Lambert wrote today reminded me of this Bowers post from May 8, … Continue reading
The Obots AttackWatch trolls are out in force claiming this picture is: a) a photoshop or b) not the “real” photo This is an open thread.
Sarah Palin Says There’s ‘Still Time’ to Get in ‘Unconventional’ Race According to Sarah Palin, there’s still time to jump into what’s bound to be an “unconventional” presidential race. “There is still time, Sean, and I think on both sides … Continue reading
Too bad the product isn’t as good as the packaging.
An Excerpt from Ron Suskind’s “Confidence Men” (via Big Pink): September 17, 2010 On this warm late-summer afternoon, with Congress out of session, Obama has convened the press to announce the launch of a new agency, the Consumer Financial Protection … Continue reading