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The “Fundamentals” Of A McBush Presidency

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Every now and then, one encounters words of utter clarity. Such is the case with Paul Krugman's observations in the aftermath of John McCain's infamous statement, "The fundamentals of our economy are strong". From The New York Times: Aha. I'm gathering, from my reading here and there, that most people don't know ...

The Front Fell Off!

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

On the lighter side, a friend sent me this link from an RCP story - the clip is a spoof of an interview with an Australian official about an oil tanker wreck that really happened last year.

Jonah’s Tall Tale: John McScissorhands

Saturday, September 13th, 2008

Sometimes the only respite from the partisan protestations and fabrications is humor...and today felt like one of those days, Yes, I realize humor can also be misconstrued through the prism of petty partisanship...which is why I intend to preface this posting with a clear and concise caveat. The latest blog swarm ...

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 ...

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 ...

Baracky II: Taking On The Big Bad Myth Of John McCain

Friday, August 15th, 2008

In 1960, television likely played a part in JFK's defeat of Richard Nixon. In the 2008 election, while YouTube may be poised to play a similar role, I suspect that the debates will actually provide a level of discrimination that is reminiscent of 1960...technicolor will yield to contrast. In this ...

Ignorance Wins: A Rainbow Conspiracy - Maybe It’s The Gays?

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

The following video is possibly the most egregious display of unbridled ignorance I've seen in years...and stating as much may well be an inexcusable insult to ignorant people everywhere. Rather than focus on the fact that this video maker must have never attended a science class in her life, I ...

Quote of the Day 8/6/08

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

There are no physicists in the hottest parts of hell, because the existence of a 'hottest part' implies a temperature difference, and any marginally competent physicist would immediately use this to run a heat engine and make some other part of hell comfortably cool.  This is obviously impossible.  - Richard ...

John “Chuckles” McCain: Politician, Panderer, Or Humorist?

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

The McCain campaign wants us to believe that their recent attack ads are simply an attempt to inject a little humor into the 2008 election. Yes, we're supposed to conclude that a campaign with a significant fund raising disadvantage has decided to magnanimously toss money down the drain to make ...

Quote of the Day 8/4/08

Monday, August 4th, 2008

"To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism; to steal from many is research." - Steven Wright

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