Archive for December, 2008

Yogi Bear Need Not Fear the Second Amendment

Yogi Bear Need Not Fear the Second Amendment

| December 31, 2008 | Reply

I’m not sure I can count all the silly things contained in this article, but I can put all of them in a basket marked “anti-gun buffoons”. The upshot is that the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, the groups that has decided that since one guy was shot by a lunatic who should never […]

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From Nightmare to Museum Exhibit

From Nightmare to Museum Exhibit

| December 31, 2008 | Reply

This is a positive sign, I think. On the two-year anniversary of Saddam’s death by hanging, Iraq is preparing to open a new museum that will allow Iraqis to see up close such macabre mementos of mass executions, torture, and other atrocities committed in Saddam’s decades-long rule. … It will showcase torture devices such as […]

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Maybe She Can Get Maureen Dowd as Her Personal Valet

Maybe She Can Get Maureen Dowd as Her Personal Valet

| December 30, 2008 | Reply

Vicky Iseman became a household name when the New York Times printed a thinly-sourced front page piece that walked right up to the edge of accusing her of having an affair with John McCain. Now she’s going for the jugular. Washington lobbyist Vicki L. Iseman has filed a $27 million defamation lawsuit against The New […]

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Israeli Navy 1; Moron Expeditionary Force 0

Israeli Navy 1; Moron Expeditionary Force 0

| December 30, 2008 | Reply

Cynthia McKinney, fresh from her Election Day performance where she managed to make the Green Party even more irrelevant than it already was, has managed to steam her way into the news once again. The Jew-hating, cop-punching, 9/11 Truther who once accused the US Military of killing 5,000 prisoners and dumping the bodies in a […]

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They Elected Him. I Think They're Stuck With Him.

They Elected Him. I Think They're Stuck With Him.

| December 30, 2008 | 8 Replies

Rod Blagojevich, possesser of monstrously-large stones, is going to appoint someone to fill President-Elect Obama’s vacant Senate seat no matter what anyone tells him. He’s named former Attorney General Roland Burris to the spot. Burris is, of course, tied pretty closely to Blagojevich as a campaign donor and a lobbyist. Then again, most everyone in […]

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The Night of the Moderate-Length Knives

The Night of the Moderate-Length Knives

| December 30, 2008 | 1 Reply

I think the one thing we’ve learned from Republicans in the past three months is that political advisers and career staffers are pretty much self-aggrandizing jerks who feel loyalty only to themselves and don’t have a problem shirking any responsibility whatever for their own dismal failures. Matthew Dowd buys into the popular MSM narrative of […]

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We Are Experiencing Technical Difficulties

We Are Experiencing Technical Difficulties

| December 29, 2008 | Reply

And they are quite beyond my control, or know-how. Right now, the blog isn’t showing more than the featured post. There’s some sort of memory cap that I’ve hit and I’ve had to disable all the plugins in order to get to a screen where I can even post this. I’ve sent a note to […]

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Either They're Ignorant or They Think You Are

Either They're Ignorant or They Think You Are

| December 29, 2008 | Reply

There’s a reason you should never look to Hollywood for a history lesson. With a few exceptions, actors and directors know as much about history as a Golden Retriever knows about differential calculus. Benicio Del Toro and Steven Soderbergh are not the exceptions. Hollywood hotshot Benicio Del Toro is not a stand-up comic, but he […]

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How the Nanny State Can Be the Conservatives' Best Friend

How the Nanny State Can Be the Conservatives' Best Friend

| December 29, 2008 | 1 Reply

Here’s a story that conservatives ought to make national news. REDDING, Calif. — Shasta County health officials are cracking down on an 86-year-old disabled World War II veteran who has been selling homemade fruitcakes for more than a decade. The Department of Environmental Health cites an obscure law banning food businesses in private homes. Jack […]

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Next, The Story About How Delicious Barack Is In His Jams

Next, The Story About How Delicious Barack Is In His Jams

| December 29, 2008 | 2 Replies

There are exactly three reasons a man should wear his ball cap backwards: 1) he’s playing catcher and he need to put on his facemask; 2) he has to get his head down into the engine of the car and he doesn’t want the brim in his way; and 3) he’s really a ten year […]

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