Sep
03

Palin Rumors are Untrue

People!  The Palin rumors started deep in the bowels of the Daily Kos.  They are not true. The New York Times, which hasn't bothered to ask Obama about his ties to Bill Ayers, nor thought it worth investigating John Edwards and his maybe-baby, apparently thought an obscure blogger on an ultra-lefty site had some primo… Continue reading »

Dec
27

Damn These People.

I was watching C-Span this morning, not ten minutes ago, getting ready to do a number on a peppermint pie leftover from Christmas.  I love peppermint pie with something approaching unnatural strength.  Some boring Senate thing was on the screen, but as I read the ticker I was shocked and appalled to read Benazir Bhutto… Continue reading »

Dec
04

Bother!

Iran apparently stopped their nuclear weapons program as of 2003, a new report says.  This is the same nuclear program we have been a touch concerned about ever since Moudy Ahmahdinejad started talking about wiping Israel from the face of the earth.  What this means for U.S. foreign policy remains to be seen.  Iran is… Continue reading »

Nov
17

Liberals Are Rational and Compassionate.

Scio's Comments in red. Bush Death Watch: Countdown! It's official: Less than one year until history slaps Dubya to the curb. Can you feel the tingle? By Mark Morford, SF Gate Columnist Friday, November 16, 2007 It's just that kind of feeling, that sense of hesitant, embryonic optimism, the sense that says, oh my God,… Continue reading »

Sep
28

Republican Picks, Ribald Limericks!

While some think ol' Fred got in late I think twas a reas'nable date. He's surely a shoo-in And knows what he's doin'. What brains 'neath that shiny bald pate! The Clinton who reps the New Yorkuhs Has a laugh I imagine a stork does. It sounds a bit forced But consider the source; She… Continue reading »

Jun
27

Edwards’ Wife Asks Coulter to Forego Nasty Language…Forgets Husband is in Public Eye.

Ms. Edwards Asks Coulter to Stop Attacks By MIKE BAKER, Associated Press Writer Tuesday, June 26, 2007 (06-26) 16:33 PDT Raleigh, N.C. (AP) — Elizabeth Edwards pleaded Tuesday with Ann Coulter to "stop the personal attacks," a day after the conservative commentator said she wished Edwards' husband, Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards, had been killed… Continue reading »

Mar
22

Edwards’ Wife Ill, Campaign Continues.

John Edwards may suspend his campaign.  Right now it's all rumor, but his wife may once again be stricken with cancer.  Reports from his staff indicate that no decision has been reached, but if the rumors are true then Edwards will most assuredly be out of the race… …unless I'm completely wrong. So it seems… Continue reading »

Mar
19

Obama and Sidney Poitier/Morgan Freeman/Will Smith

Obama the 'Magic Negro' The Illinois senator lends himself to white America's idealized, less-than-real black man. By David Ehrenstein, L.A.-based DAVID EHRENSTEIN writes about Hollywood and politics. March 19, 2007 AS EVERY CARBON-BASED life form on this planet surely knows, Barack Obama, the junior Democratic senator from Illinois, is running for president. Since making his… Continue reading »

Mar
02

Poems Are Lame

Barely aught 7, begins the push For who will lead us after Bush. Early though it now might seem, Aspirants are building steam Sniping Bush and one another, Opposition yet to smother 'Fore the prize can be secured- Four the prize to be endured. Biden's own scathing diner talk- The elder's contempt all unblocked- By… Continue reading »

Jan
31

A Democrat I Like

I won't vote for him, but Joe Biden seems to have his head somewhere other than buried in his heinie.  Of course, he won't get the nomination.  But this article reminded me of high school.  All the popular kids won't even respond to his criticism since he's a third-tier "nobody" on the playground.  I simplify,… Continue reading »