31 Dec 2008

Drop-Outs? Palin’s Corresponding Spins

Four days have passed since the birth of her first grandchild, and Gov GILF has yet to issue a formal statement about the blessed event or casually comment on the arrival of Tripp Easton Mitchell Johnston. Yet she jumps up and calls People Magazine, leaving a phone message about Bristol and Levi’s educational standing:

You need to know that both Levi and Bristol are working their butts off to parent and going to school and working at the same time.They are certainly not high school dropouts.

People further reports that the Frost Lady of Alaska:

wanted to be clear about their continuing work toward high school degrees because any suggestion otherwise “harms Bristol’s reputation and Levi’s reputation and their chances for good

31 Dec 2008

Late Late Nite: New Year Revolution

Bringing in the New Year with an approximately 80 minute long play-list consisting of festive or feel good songs previously posted in Late Late Nite throughout the last year. Happy New Year one and all!

31 Dec 2008

Louisiana Family Values

As if  Louisiana has nothing better to do during this financial crisis and the Katrina recovery: Louisiana officials said Wednesday they plan to appeal a federal judge's order to put the names of two adoptive fathers on the birth certificate of their Louisiana-born son.   Ironically, the federal judge that made

31 Dec 2008

Happy 2009, Everyone!

Plans? Anyone doing something fun? Resolutions? For us, a quiet evening… wind chill around Augusta ME already at -15 by 10 pm. BRR!!! Winds could get up to about 40 mph and really drive down the temps and chill further. This year, we had a really nice dinner (hard-shelled lobster

31 Dec 2008

Happy New Year 2009! — Midnight Fireworks, Sydney

Midnight Fireworks
New Years Eve 2009, Sydney, Australia

31 Dec 2008

Late Nite FDL: Burress for Senate? Nevermind!!

Happy New Year, from Emily Litella.

31 Dec 2008

A Rememberance of the first Democratic President of the 21st Century: Jed Bartlet

As this year draws to a close, please remember the achievements of the fictional Bartlet Administration on The West Wing.

31 Dec 2008

Foreclosing on 2008

The elegant mrs tbogg and I are off for New Year’s dinner at our favorite restaurant where they serve a boeuf Bourguignon that can knock your socks off.

31 Dec 2008

The Griffin Footbullet: Rocket Science at Its Finest

Wow, talk about emasculating and meddlesome! This wife makes Dagwood’s Blondie and Bewitched’s Samantha Stevens look laudenum-dosed by their husbands’ work. On Christmas Eve, Rebecca Griffin sent out an email asking friends to sign a petition going asking that her husband keep his job now that a new boss was coming in:

Yes, once again I am embarrassing my husband by reaching out to our friends and “imposing” upon them. Sigh, what’s new? The number 1 fan is a role I have earned, because I know how hard my husband works…If you are not interested, please delete this email and accept my apologies for bothering you.