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Monthly Archives: November 2009

In Which Sarah Vowell and I Share an Experience in Common


Born in the first year of [Noxin’s] administration, by the end of it, during the ever-present Watergate hearings on television, I thought Watergate was just a regular TV show, like Bonanza or Scooby-Doo. My mother claims it was unnerving to have a four-year-old always tugging at her hem saying, “Mom, Watergate’s on!” (From The Partly […]

In Other News: The UK Is Holding An Iraq War Inquiry


From BBC News: The UK received intelligence days before invading Iraq that Saddam Hussein may not have been able to use chemical weapons, an adviser has said. Foreign Office official Sir William Ehrman told the war inquiry that a report suggested that such weapons may have been “disassembled”. A separate report suggested Iraq might also […]



The Presidency is not merely an administrative office. That’s the least of it. It is more than an engineering job, efficient or inefficient. It is preeminently a place of moral leadership. All our great Presidents were leaders of thought at times when certain historic ideas in the life of the nation had to be clarified. […]

Delusional Shit-Head


We did not have a terrorist attack on our country during President Bush’s term. —Former White House Spokesmodel Dana Perino I am not making this up.

Arianna Huffington Must Be Stopped


I myself as an amateur policy wonk have been known to turn left at Altoona a time or two to complete an analogy. In fact, sometimes it’s fun to just pull an analogy completely out of your rectum and to just throw it up there whether it makes any sense or not. But for Arianna […]

Sarah Palin and the Mammogram Debate


Debating by talking trash should only be done when you have no real facts to work with. That’s why the GOOP does it so often. Those of us who have the facts on our side should use them. It is easier to win when you speak the truth and there is an added benefit that […]

Quote of the Year


“A man can’t think without the facts.” Lew Archer

Yeah, We've Been Saying This For A Long Time


The Huffington Post today front-pages something we here at Crack Whores for Good Government have been saying for a long, long time: The American economy ain’t fixed until it experiences the pending recession in commercial real estate.

For the Record


Once upon a time, there was a mayor of a very, very big metropolitan area in America. And the mayor decided to put the entire emergency operations center for the whole city in a building that was one of the only buildings in the entire city to have already been attacked! Brilliant, right? Lightning surely […]

An Open Letter to the People of Alabama and South Carolina


What kinda Chicken Shit Cowards are you? No damn wonder you lost the civil war!!! Cowering in your GOOP in fear of a few shackled and bound suspected terrorists. BOO! Here Comes Kalil Sheik Mohammed!! Gonna get you dumbass crackers!! OH. Wait! He is not going to South Carolina? Alabama is not on his US […]