Monthly Archives: June 2008

War For Oil

NY Times: A group of American advisers led by a small State Department team played an integral part in drawing up contracts between the Iraqi government and five major Western oil companies to develop some of the largest fields in … Continue reading

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Go, General Clark!

General Clark is on MSNBC standing his ground. “This is about requirements to be president.” Right on. Goddamn, the Republicans and the McBushies are being cry-babies about this thing. General Clark didn’t question Senator McCain’s service, heroism or the veracity … Continue reading

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Fail!

I know there are probably about 2 people on this blog (including me) who dig pro cycling, but — breaking news — Floyd Landis is done. “Consequently, Floyd Landis is disqualified from the Tour de France 2006 and is suspended … Continue reading

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The Last George Carlin Interview

Dated June 23, 2008 and it’s one of the best interviews with Carlin I’ve ever read. Anyone who labeled him as “the comedian who said dirty words” really missed out on one of America’s great treasures.

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Run Away! Run Away!

Senator Lieberman is making as ass of himself. Again. “Our enemies will test the new president early.” Seriously. How do you sleep at night, Joe-Joe?

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Cool!

Overheard on MSNBC just now: “Republicans that I know of are surprisingly cool.” Right on. Cool.

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Note To Republicans

This is Swift Boating: As we’re entering a week of attacks on General Clark and the Obama campaign, I thought I’d set the baseline for Swift Boating here. Those purple heart bandages were about the worst thing ever.

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Two Questions About General Clark

Does he suddenly work for the Obama campaign? And regardless, is anything he said not true? Just asking.

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Morning Awesome

Born on this day… My brother Brian. Happy birthday, Kid.

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Step Forward, You Coward

A freeper named “Andy Martin” is the culprit behind the “Who Is Barack Obama?” rumor e-mails according to investigator Dr. Danielle Allen. So now we know. I wonder when a very serious investigator will acknowledge that “Andy Martin” has been … Continue reading

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Isn't He Cute

One thing I’ve noticed during the eulogizing of George Carlin on TV… Several times this week, I’ve seen a television pundit air a particularly biting clip containing some important social or political satire. Not one of Carlin’s jokey jokes, but … Continue reading

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Morning Awesome

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The 'No Attacks Mythology' on Morning Joe

I mentioned this as it was happening yesterday, but C&L has the video of Joe Scarborough and David Gregory trying to pass off the No Attacks Mythology as a way to suggest that the McBushies have been anti-terrorism heroes. (“The … Continue reading

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WTF?!

RALEIGH — Thanks to some text message-savvy grandchildren, [nearly 10,000] North Carolina drivers whose license plates have the potentially offensive “WTF” letter combination can replace the tags for free. Awesome. I would keep mine.

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This Is A Silly Observation

I used to be a little freaked out by Senator McCain’s creepy forced smile. Until I realized that the smile looks like the frozen grandparents from Weird Science.

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Grover Norquist Is A Douchebag

“Norquist dropped by The Times’ Washington bureau today and, as part of his negative critique of Obama’s liberal stances on economic issues and other matters, he termed the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee ‘John Kerry with a tan.’” Grover used to … Continue reading

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Hugh Hewitt Is A Douchebag

“By the way, I — I’m still trying to find two tickets to the Ohio State-USC game. And none of the USC people will give up their tickets to me. I’d pay fair price. They — they know Ohio State’s … Continue reading

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Morning Awesome

MST3K Saturday!

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Unity

I honestly never thought this event would ever happen. I’m so glad I was wrong.

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The Strategy

Obama campaign manager David Plouffe details the state-by-state electoral vote strategy: Listen to this guy and remember that the campaign’s pre-primary delegate projections were spot on.

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