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Sarah Palin and Animal Cruelty

Friday, September 12th, 2008

Why does Sarah Palin hate wolves so much she tries to use her office to fund animal cruelty with taxpayer revenues? We’ve been hearing about Sarah Palin’s talents as a hunter and “sportswoman.” Overall the net impact seems to be mainly the novelty factor; a lot of Americans fall on each ...

Unintended Consequences: The McCain Strategy Flaw

Friday, September 12th, 2008

If you're going to foment a gender driven divide, or any other contrivance, in order to win votes, you have to realize that its effect can't be isolated within one party...and it isn't apt to resonate with those voters who haven't the time to participate in the pettiness of politics. ...

Dans La Rue! C’est Juste Le Dèbut…Le Combat Continue!

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Call me a dreamer. The title of this posting is from the Bertolucci movie...The Dreamers...a film set in Paris during the tumultuous 60's. Bertolucci, a master at exploring every facet of his character's psyches, tackles the lives of three friends seeking meaning in a complex world...a world undergoing rapid ...

McCain, Palin: Lay Preachers at Our Lady of the Asshats

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

I was raised Methodist. Not one of those fire-breathing, tongue-speaking, snake-handling Methodists (although my grandparents were a bit loony that way). No, we were more suburban Methodists. We were sticklers for thou shalt not murder and solid behind the whole thou shalt not steal thing, but as far as the ...

The Truth & Nothing But The Truth About Sarah Palin

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Well I've had it with all of the Sarah Palin hyperbole. We're a better nation than this and we need to stop with the ad hominem attacks on the Alaska governor. To that end, I've taken the time to compile some relevant facts that will set the record straight on ...

Little Man in the Big Spotlight

Monday, September 8th, 2008

John McCain relishes his self-annointed role as a maverick. He mentions it as often as he mentions being a POW and he mentions that as often as Rudy Guiliani mentions 9/11. In his maverick myth, the hero - played poorly by McCain - is a sort of modern day Yosemite ...

Real Time With Bill Maher: 09/05/08

Saturday, September 6th, 2008

Bill Maher is my hero! Last nights show simply reminded me of that fact. While one could argue that his acerbic tongue alienates the religious right and those voters who might be persuadable, I've come to the conclusion that it may be the only way to fight a war with ...

Lynn Westmoreland: Everything’s Better When it ‘Sits on a Ritz’

Friday, September 5th, 2008

DOH! Everyone says something stupid sooner or later, it's the curse of the error-prone connection between the human brain and mouth. When the average person tastes gritty shoe leather in their pie hole, they stop, apologize, and everyone moves on. But politicians aren't like you and me. Take the case of Georgia ...

The Palin Play: Pulpits…Puppets…Politics…Profits

Friday, September 5th, 2008

Quite frankly, the GOP's political parlance is the equivalent of being told that one can engage in a circle jerk with one's self. I think it is actually more akin to placing one's head up one's behind. Yes..it's still a circle...but the outcome isn't quite as pleasant. Look, I'll happily give ...

America Has Taken One Too Many Punches to the Head

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

Politics used to be a blood sport that caused boxers to blanch at its violence. There were roundhouse punches to the head and every speech left some blood on the mat. Sometimes the wounds were self-inflicted, as when candidates bobbed when they should've weaved. Sometimes their opponents got in a ...

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