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Monthly Archives: August 2007

Cruisin’ for a Bruisin’


I would like to take this opportunity to thank Sen. Larry Craig, Republigoat of Idaho, for providing me with hours and hours and hours and hours of uproarious laughter these past few days. I really needed it. Wait, there it goes again. HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA! I […]

Larry Craig


Whatever you think of the Larry Craig story, you have to admit that, no matter how you slice it, from the details of the arrest to the “I Am Not Gay” press conference today, to the larger ramifications regarding Republigoat sexual suppression and/or hypocrisy, the Larry Craig story is the funniest political story of the […]



I am certain that at one point today, one of my fellow coworkers will poke her head into my office and say, did you hear the news? Gonzoo resigned, isn’t that great? I will not have an answer. Because I am feeling very ambiguous about this news I’ve just gotten. First, it renders the official […]

Please Read This


“Iraq Does Not Exist Anymore”: Journalist Nir Rosen on How the U.S. Invasion of Iraq Has Led to Ethnic Cleansing, a Worsening Refugee Crisis and the Destabilization of the Middle East

I, Too, Became A Dissident


The current president is infamous for mangling and abusing language, sometimes to comic effect, sometimes in a way that plunges a cold martini right into your heart, glass, olive, and all. One of his recent smooshings of a phrase, though, may be the dumbest thing the man has ever said, though I haven’t discerned if […]

A Hypothetical Question


Is it just me, or is referring to Saddam as “former Iraqi president” a bit of an understatement?

Where’s That Confounded Bridge?


There is a powerful metaphor somewhere in the wreckage of the 35W bridge in Minneapolis, that while crews were working to fix the bridge’s surface, the whole damned thing crumbled and fell into the river. You can use the metaphor to describe the country as a whole, or just the cultural emaciation at work here, […]

John Gibson’s Boner


I was walking down my street yesterday with my handy-dandy XM Inno radio, and, just for a lark, I thought I’d tune in to the Fox Noise channel and see how long it took for me to hear something that was batshit insane. It happened instantly. Intstantly. Not even a moment passed before something crazy […]