Category Archives: politics

a miniature sleigh and eight tiny reindeer

Goodnight, sleepyheads! Tomorrow’s Christmas!

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As far as some things

As far as Palin: I cannot imagine her as President. I don’t think she’s an idiot, any more than I think W is an idiot, but she won’t find herself talking to Alex Trebek in Final Jeopardy any time soon, … Continue reading

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the New Orleans Obamas

Baskets full of puppies aside, the fear is that Barack and the Democrats will somehow snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in November. It’s a very familiar fear to any New Orleans Saints fan. In fact, I can’t think … Continue reading

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Greenspan: “I have something both very obvious and incredibly stupid to say”

Congressional committee lamblasts Greenspan – Oct. 23, 2008 “We are in the midst of a once-in-a century credit tsunami,” Greenspan told the House Oversight and Reform Committee. Except that it hasn’t really been a century though, has it? What is … Continue reading

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McCain to the poor: “Fuck you”

Enemies won’t test me, McCain says – CNN.com He attacked Obama, his Democratic rival for the White House, for saying that “when you spread the wealth around, it’s good for everybody.” That is “certainly not something I would ever do,” … Continue reading

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the luck revolution

I’m not for penalizing genius, and I’m not for penalizing hard work. Genius and hard work deserve to be recognized by money. I am for managing luck. I believe the unlucky should be made less unlucky. The only way to … Continue reading

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basketful of live puppies, part II

Given Old Man Blinky’s creepy performance last night, I think every American whose last name is not McCain or Palin can agree that we have entered the time when Obama cannot fail to win the presidency unless he is filmed … Continue reading

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Fredlines

As news has reared its ugly head recently, putinesque, one begins to realize we are living in interesting times. I’ve noticed that magazines and newspapers can’t keep up with the pace.  It’s one flaming brown sack of shit left on … Continue reading

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FiveThirtyEight.com

FiveThirtyEight.com: Electoral Projections Done Right Probably the best resource for poll-freaking. In other news, a mother of five’s skull was crushed in front of hundreds of horrified onlookers in St Louis, Missouri this evening. Details as they become available.

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“sarah palin” AND trainwreck

“sarah palin” trainwreck – Google Search 168,000 hits. I tried to think of a search I could perform to see how many people thought well of her (“Sarah Palin” & intelligent, “Sarah Palin” & erudite), but those invariably get skewed … Continue reading

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an open letter to McCain

You just need to ease your crotchedy ass off the world stage, sir.

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Barney Frank, my secret lover

Lawmakers vow to break bailout deadlock – CNN.com “We’re back on the progress track. We had a little bit of a glitch yesterday,” Frank said. “Now that Sen. McCain is safely in Mississippi, we can get back to serious work. … Continue reading

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there you go again

GOP WAR ROOM, OXFORD, MS, 7:30PM, CDT HANDLER: Okay, let’s go through it one more time, Senator. When you come out onto the podium, what do you do? McCain: I shake hands. HANDLER: Right, right. But what do you NOT … Continue reading

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the impending run on yachts and caviar

Bush: Bailout plan necessary to deal with crisis – CNN.com We’re in the midst of a serious financial crisis, and the federal government is responding with decisive actions,” Bush said in a televised address Wednesday night from the White House. … Continue reading

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she’ll get back to us on that

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73Yx-RhHb4g IF I COULD REACH OUT AND CRUSH SKULLS

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world burning

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McCain announces election process is for losers

McCain suspends campaign, Obama plans to continue – CNN.com You have GOT to be fucking kidding me.

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George Will & Co tear McCain a new asshole

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnpZHnC13QE (ABC on McCain links to a .flv version if & when youtube takes this down)

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Fool me once, shame on — shame on you.

When the Thundering Herd Comes up Lame –Keith Fitz-Gerald I’m sick and tired of hearing how “we” caused this … how, according to the mainstream media, “we” somehow did this to our financial system. Baloney. For the most part, “we” … Continue reading

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George acts boldly

Crisis talks over $700B ‘toxic debt’ rescue plan – CNN.com “The risk of doing nothing far outweighs the risk of the package. And so I decided to act and act boldly.” Thanks, George. Now do us a favor and get … Continue reading

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