Archive for February, 2010

I Guess We Violence-Inciting Swastika-Waving Americans ArenÕt So Bad After All

I Guess We Violence-Inciting Swastika-Waving Americans Arenā€™t So Bad After All

| February 28, 2010 | Comments (0)

If baldfaced political hackery were an Olympic sport, Nancy Pelosi would have so much hardware around her neck that Mr. T or Flava Flav would spontaneously immolate themselves in white-hot flames of pure jealousy. Not all that long ago, Speaker Pelosi called the pretty average men and women of the Tea Party movement a bunch [...]

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Meet the New Truck, Bigger than the Old Bus

Meet the New Truck, Bigger than the Old Bus

| February 27, 2010 | Comments (0)

Stiff Upper Lip, thy name is Desiree. WASHINGTON-White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers told me Friday she will step down next month, after presiding over 330 events in the White House in 14 months. Rogers is departing after achieving a major goal of President Obama and First Lady Michelle — opening up the White House [...]

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A Boy, His Beater, and the Laughing Acme

| February 27, 2010 | Comments (0)

I have another post over at News Real Blog in which I cast gentle aspersions on the Presidentā€™s knowledge of automobile insurance. Normally, being the kind and gentle blogger that I am, Iā€™d let it pass. But the Presidentā€™s sad story of A Boy And His Clunker And the Mean Old Insurance Company really did [...]

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Boredom, Thy Name is Health Care Summit (A Contest!)

Boredom, Thy Name is Health Care Summit (A Contest!)

| February 26, 2010 | Comments (3)

Lance Burri is running another Motivator contest and I think he may have won the thing right out of the box. However, that doesnā€™t stop me from trying. UPDATE: Smittyā€™s in with a musical throwback plus one.

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Maybe We Need More Laser-Beheadings in News Reports

| February 26, 2010 | Comments (0)

I donā€™t know who Charlie Brooker is, but Iā€™m guessing, based on this revelatory report heā€™s now living under a new identity. He had to have been whisked away to a witness protection program lest he be torn apart by a horde of enraged television reporters frantic to preserve the myth that theirs is a [...]

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A Small Planet Requires A Big Laser!

| February 26, 2010 | Comments (0)

How big are the big things in the universe? Very, very big. And we are very, very small. Which is why we really do need to start building that Giant Space Laser right away. Bonus points if you can identify the movie theme used in the first half of the video. (via Caleb Howe)

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The Democratsā€™ Kangaroo Court

| February 24, 2010 | Comments (0)

This week, two Congressional committees are holding hearings on the alleged accelerator problems with Toyota vehicles. Combined, 59 Democrats sit on these panels, which command enough power to fatally cripple the company by seriously restricting its ability to sell cars in the United States. Hereā€™s the kicker. Of those 59 Democrats, 31 have received campaign [...]

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The Delivery Presents: The Week in Acronyms!

The Delivery Presents: The Week in Acronyms!

| February 24, 2010 | Comments (0)

Episode 26 of The Delivery is ready to roll at all the usual hip spots whereĀ  all the cool kids get their podcasts. My guest this week was the superior blogger and broadcaster Stephen Green. Originally, I had intended to spend a half-hour talking with him in the second half about his great post about [...]

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