31 Aug 2010

In Alaska, Lisa Murkowski Concedes to Teabagger – End of the 30-Year Murkowski Family Reign

The numbers started to go Sen. Murkowski’s way this morning in the counting of absentee and questioned ballots in Alaska, of last week’s GOP primary for her U.S. Senate seat. Trailing Tea Bag Express favorite, Joe Miller by less than 2,000 votes, she didn’t close the gap enough by late afternoon today to make the numbers add up. Late in the afternoon Murkowski conceded.

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31 Aug 2010

Inarticulate Speech of The Teatard

Jesu Christo. It is almost like the terrorists unleashed an unstoppable stupidity toxin into American airspace on 9/11. Yes, I know people like this have always existed. but in the good old days they at least had the decency to stay indoors gorging on Slim Jims and 84oz buckets of

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31 Aug 2010

Vets on the Tit: Simpson’s Found a New Target

It’s not only old women who are living too long and expecting too much from the federal government in their Social Security check every month. According to Obama’s Catfood Commission Chair Alan Simpson, veterans who expect their country to stand by them after poisoning them in-country during The American Troubles in Indochine are “not helping us to save the country in this fiscal mess.”

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31 Aug 2010

Five Notes On The Iraq Speech

1. Kind of a mishmash. Obama tries to go from the theme of ending one war (slowly, gradually, cautiously) to the broader theme of national and global renewal. It doesn’t really work, in my opinion. First because there’s still over a year’s worth of war, if a twilight and diminishing

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31 Aug 2010

Who is Buju Banton and why should LGBT people be concerned about him?

Mug Shot of Buju Banton (Public domain, it’s work of United States Marshals Service)   Mark Myrie, aka “Buju Banton,” is an extremely homophobic reggae dancehall artiste from Jamaica. He is one of a number of very homophobic Jamaican reggae dancehall artistes. He is best known for the song “Boom

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31 Aug 2010

I didn't watch the President's address tonight, but you can read it here

I had a long hard day at work (you know, the one that keeps a roof over my head) with the prospect of more tomorrow, so I wanted forget about politics this evening, or think about the approaching hurricane, and just went out to dinner with my wife. Now I’m

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31 Aug 2010

Watercooler – Wall Street To Pay Bonuses Early To Beat Expiration Of Tax Cuts

I’ve never understood why avoiding the draft to keep from fighting in a war is called unpatritotic, but scheming out of the taxes that pay for wars (and for everything else the government does) is usually considered smart business practice.

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31 Aug 2010

NC Sen: Richard Burr Leads Elaine Marshall By Five

Incumbent Republicans Sen. Richard Burr still maintains a small five point lead over Democratic challenger Elaine Marshall in the North Carolina according to Public Policy Polling. PPP (PDF) (8/27-29) Richard Burr (R) 43 Elaine Marshall (D) 38 Michael Beitler (L) 6 Undecided 13 Mashall benefits from the fact that voters

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31 Aug 2010

Late Night: God Gooses Glenn Beck

Glenn Beck thinks God gave him a flyover at his Beckstalnacht rally Saturday in Washington DC. With a flock of geese. Because Glenn Beck couldn’t get a military flyover. Or someone in uniform to present the flag, thank god/s.

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