You can’t be what your idols are.
This may very well be the greatest thing... →
Don’t have enough time, but damn if I’m not going to try.
Ol' "B"-Face Confesses Race-Baiting Attack... →
Down The Drain
That’s where I like watching my money go. Thanks economy! Thanks everyone who told me to “save” and “put money away for a rainy day” and to “pay yourself first”. You were all wrong and I will never forgive you. Think how much frivolous shit I could have bought with that money! And now some greedy jackoffs are wasting MY hard earned wasting money? This...
Mighty Morphin Murder Rangers →
Election time reading
The Selling of the President & Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail ‘72 Think I’m going to reread F&L this week. I miss Dr. Thompson; I’d love to read what he would have had to say about this current election. Taibbi’s good, but he’s no Hunter.
The gist of ACORN →
The public impression of this tale is going to be that ACORN is engaging in alleged voter fraud and Barack Obama has some tangential relationship to ACORN. That might not be enough to make a difference in the election, but if the votes are actually close, the Republicans are clearly planning to use the sham investigation into voter fraud as part of the basis of a challenge. As Marshall says (and I...
Ugliness on display in Iowa →
A minister delivering the invocation at John McCain’s rally in Davenport, Iowa Saturday told the crowd non-Christian religions around the world were praying for Barack Obama to win the U.S. presidential election. “There are millions of people around this world praying to their god—whether it’s Hindu, Buddha, Allah—that his opponent wins, for a variety of reasons. And Lord, I pray that you will...
Voter Fraud willie
Ok, so the 2000 presidential election was tainted with (almost assuredly correct) charges of voter fraud. Which ever side you fall on in regards to that decision, you can at least agree the whole thing was tainted. Then more shaadiness in 2004, this time in Ohio. Both times, the Republicans won and the Democrats claimed voter fraud. (Just to be even more clear about this, yes, i do believe...
There's a difference
CALVARY: Golgotha, the place where Jesus was crucified. Luke 23:33. vs. CAVALRY: mounted soldiers collectively.
This American Life: 365: Another Frightening Show... →
Alex Blumberg and NPR’s Adam Davidson—the two guys who reported our Giant Pool of Money episode—are back, in collaboration with the Planet Money podcast. They’ll explain what happened this week, including what regulators could’ve done to prevent this financial crisis from happening in the first place. You can learn more about the daily ins and outs and join the discussion on...