Monthly Archives: November 2011

All the news that’s printed to fit

I’ve seen the above graphic is several places now, and even though I don’t know where it originated I’ll give credit to our friend Joseph Cannon. The point of the graphic is that us Americans are woefully uninformed (or misinformed) … Continue reading

Posted in Media Zombies, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 10 Comments

The Heat is Off

Hey, remember how Politico was the Herman Cain harassment story hub for about two weeks? Remember how there were two, then four, then five, then four again, then only two who spoke? One, of course, filed an actual charge.Then she … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 GOP Primary, Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich | 15 Comments

Sarah Reconsider Ad

C4P: Your contributions have made it possible for us to run the Palin reconsider television ad next week in the Sioux City, Iowa market. Thanks to everyone who chipped in to make it possible. You’ll be able to see the … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 GOP Primary, Sarah Palin | Tagged | 27 Comments

Ron Paul sounds sane and rational

I got this video over at Glenn Greenwald’s blog. He uses it as a hook to show how the major media try to suppress unorthodox ideas. You should read Glenn’s post. He is on my daily “must read” list. I … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 GOP Primary | 27 Comments

The war on drug users

Radley Balko tells a tale that will shock you: A year and a half ago she was beaten by a neighborhood thug outside of a city bar. It took months of do-it-yourself sleuthing, a meeting with a city alderman and … Continue reading

Posted in Cops Gone Wild, Uncategorized, War on Drugs | Tagged , | 28 Comments

Poor Baby

The new Mitt Romney Ad: I’m no fan of Mitt Romney, but he may actually have an idea of what it would take to unseat Obama. The ad itself is pretty boiler plate stuff about how he’ll fix everything and … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Elections, 2012 GOP Primary, Barack Obama, Democratic Party, Financial Meltdown, Mitt Romney | 8 Comments

Occupy boring

I was looking through the latest stories about the Occupiers and I came to the realization that they are no longer newsworthy. In fact, they’re boring. The Occupations that remain are essentially homeless encampments and the occasional small protests would … Continue reading

Posted in Occupy Wall Street, OWS, Uncategorized | Tagged | 35 Comments

Occupy Anarchy

Ever wonder about the insistence that OWS has no leaders, agenda or goals? Matthew Continetti: But they might as well be talking to rocks. Both left and right have made the error of thinking that the forces behind Occupy Wall … Continue reading

Posted in Occupy Wall Street, OWS | Tagged | 31 Comments

Amazing Viral Video

The amazing part is this girl is only 10 years old: Angie Vazquez and her band, Los Vazquez Sounds, have people all over buzzing about their cover of Adele‘s ‘Rolling in the Deep’ — 1.16 million to be exact. The … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 9 Comments

Open Letter To President Mark G. Yudof, University of California

Dear President Yudof, I am writing to you as a female academic concerned about the double standard & sexism currently on display within the University of California system. As you well know, two separate incidents of alleged police brutality, one at UC Berkeley … Continue reading

Posted in Occupy Wall Street, Sexism and Misogyny | 10 Comments

While we were eating turkey

Aircraft Carrier CVN-77 Parks Next Door To Syria Just As US Urges Americans To Leave Country “Immediately” Yesterday we reported that the Arab League (with European and US support) are preparing to institute a no fly zone over Syria. Today, … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Uncategorized | Tagged | 7 Comments

Here We Go Again

Governor Reagan, who in most cases does typify his party, but in some cases there is a radical departure by him from the heritage of Eisenhower and others. -James Earl Carter If a poll were taken today, Jon Huntsman would … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 Elections, 2012 Elections, 2012 GOP Primary, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Republican Party, Ronald Reagan, Sarah Palin, Tea Party | 18 Comments

Musical Quarterbacks

When the NFL season started a little over two months ago, these were the starting quarterbacks in the AFC West: Denver Broncos – Kyle Orton Kansas City Chiefs – Matt Cassel Oakland Raiders – Jason Campbell San Diego Chargers – … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 8 Comments

It’s a Wonderful Life

In my house watching It’s a Wonderful Life is a holiday tradition. HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM THE CRAWDAD HOLE!

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 36 Comments

FLASHBACK – The Great Alaskan Turkey Massacre of 2008

One of my favorite Thanksgiving memories was watching Keith Olbermann, Cenk Uglier and the other members of the PDS Brigades make total fools of themselves over the death of a couple turkeys. Where did they think those things came from, … Continue reading

Posted in Palinpalooza, Sarah Palin, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 33 Comments

T-Day minus 1 open thread

What are your plans for tomorrow?

Posted in Food, Uncategorized | Tagged | 36 Comments

DeOccupyXmas

Demonstrators Plan to Occupy Retailers on Black Friday Some demonstrators are planning to occupy retailers on Black Friday to protest “the business that are in the pockets of Wall Street.” Organizers are encouraging consumers to either occupy or boycott retailers … Continue reading

Posted in Occupy Wall Street, OWS, Uncategorized | Tagged | 23 Comments

It’s almost over

There was a GOP debate last night. I didn’t watch it. There are only about two or three weeks of campaigning left, then everyone’s attention will be diverted by the holidays. January 3rd is the Iowa Caucuses, then there are … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Elections, 2012 GOP Primary, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich | Tagged , , | 29 Comments

I’m not watching another GOP Debate

Especially not one that will star Newt Gingrinch. If you held a gun to my head and told me to choose Newt or Obama, I’d tell you to pull the trigger. You can watch the debate if you want. This … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 GOP Primary | Tagged | 27 Comments

Occupy Long March

Washington Post: The protesters embarked on the 231-mile-trek with a $3,000 check from Occupy Wall Street. But the marchers soon found they didn’t need the money, as they received donations of food and cash, cigarettes and deodorant from local residents … Continue reading

Posted in Occupy Wall Street, OWS, Uncategorized, Zombies | Tagged | 42 Comments