Monthly Archives: June 2009

Oh, Would You Just Put A Sock In It, Barrack?

Our President is on the teevee commenting on the violence in Iraq following the election.  Telling us Americans should be disturbed when they see a government using violence against a group of people peaceably gathered to express their dissatisfaction with … Continue reading

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OMG

Olberman is eulogizing Tim Russert on ‘Countdown’ on the eve of the one-year anniversary of his death, and I’m sitting here trying to control my gag reflex. According to absolutely everybody, Tim Russert, popular NBC political reporter and host of … Continue reading

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Virginia Says ‘No’ To Corporate Democrat McAuliffe

Last night, the tubes were full of the news that a relative unknown, Creigh (pronounced ‘Cree’—I woud have guessed ‘Cray’) Deeds had won the Virginia Gubernatorial Primary.  The headlines ran the gamut, from “Deeds Wins Primary,” to “Mr. Deeds One … Continue reading

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Brave Sir Robin Blue-Dog

Thank you Eli at FDL for renewing our acquaintance with this wonderful Python clip.  The timing was perfect for my semi-depressed frame of mind.  (Time to lay off the news for a while I think.)  I may just have to … Continue reading

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More Random Thoughts (cont.)

Public campaign financing, anyone? I’ve been reading a lot of posts and hearing and seeing a lot of discussions in the media recently along these lines:  The 2008 elections were an overwhelming repudiation of the Republican party and the principles … Continue reading

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More Random Thoughts (incomplete)

Naming the beast I’d been trying to come up with a clever name for collectively referring to the Bush insiders (Bushco) without hitting on anything that stood out, when it occurred to me that there are some really wonderful names … Continue reading

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