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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 ...

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 ...

Obama Shouldn’t Be In Hawaii - Has “I Must Be Doing Cokie” Roberts Lost It?

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

While I've never been a fan of Cokie Roberts, I haven't found her to be as obnoxious as other right-leaning pundits...until today. A regular on This Week with George Stephanopoulos, today Roberts launched into a tirade about the fact that Barack Obama has chosen to vacation in Hawaii. Roberts suggests ...

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 ...

Is This Race All About The Race?

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

There is a perception that Barack Obama exudes a degree of hubris that may be viewed negatively by a number of voters. The unasked question is whether this impression has its origin in the fact that Barack Obama is actually an over confident candidate or simply a candidate who exceeds ...

New Yorker Cover: When the Joke’s Not on You

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

A Tip O' the Satirical Cap to Station Agent Fill in the blank. A New Yorker magazine cover is to Barak Obama what a National Review cover is to (blank). A geriatric John McCain in a wheelchair! Get it? Now THAT'S funny! But, what about those thousands of Nimrod-in-Chief Hitler caricatures? Funny ...

Is Your Child Really A Pagan? Take The Test Here

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

I just love Christian websites. They provide an abundance of inspiration...for tongue-in-cheek sarcasm. I think I hit the mother lode today. The following questionnaire is intended as a tool for parents to insure that their children haven't become pagans or begun to stray from true Christian doctrine. After all, Satan ...

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