15 Oct 2009

Interracial couple denied marriage license due to JOP’s concerns

Well, it's happened, despite the fact that interracial marriages are legal: A Louisiana justice of the peace said he refused to issue a marriage license to an interracial couple out of concern for any children the couple might have. Keith Bardwell, justice of the peace in Tangipahoa Parish, says it

12 Jul 2009

Young Republican election proves the GOP will continue to be the party of Palin

Over at The Daily Beast, John Avlon has a couple of stories about the Young Republican's Chair, Audra Shay, and how she managed to be elected to the position.  Per Avlon, conservative Shay's 470 – 415 win over “center-right”  Rachel Hoff was spurred on by her laugh out loud endorsements

10 Jul 2009

NJ Assembly unapologetic about use of the N word

Republican State Assembly candidate Lee Lucas dropped the N word during a 2006 dispute with neighbors.  When questioned by police, Lucas not only freely admitted to using the epithet, he was completely unapologetic about his decision to use a word that most can agree ispretty darned offensive: “Yeah, I said

29 Jun 2009

The role of the Governor is to learn to be a better person and serve G-d?

Mark Sanford is tellin his PAC that he's refusing to resign because being Governor is what's best for him regardless of what's best for his state: “I would ultimately be a better person and of more service in whatever doors God opened next in life if I stuck around to

16 Jun 2009

funniest comment to escape the mouth of that schmuck Spencer Pratt

A complete diversion but a funny one  (either that or I'm so beaten down by the economy I can find humor anywhere).  As I'm sure you've all heard, despite trying to avoid all news Speidi, there was a little smackdown between Al Roker and Heidi Brat Pratt the other day.

13 May 2009

FDA cracks down on corporate drug dealers

In this case, the renegade drug company is none other than General Mills purveyors of such nasty contraband as Cheerios®. My first reaction was to crack up hysterically at what, on the surface, appears to be histrionics in the face of overblown health claims for something that is no more

05 Jan 2009

Child disappears, parents don’t care until they’re questioned 10 years later

Twenty-one year old Adam Herrman has been missing since about 1999.  Unfortunately, his parents who adopted him after fostering him failed to notify the authorities of the boy's disappearance. . . for 10 years. Wichita attorney Warner Eisenbise, who is representing Adam's adoptive parents, said the couple “really rue the

02 Jan 2009

2009 Predictions

All one has to do to confirm that I have absolutely no psychic abilities is to look at the decisions I've made in my life about men and more than 1 job, however, I'm pretty confident predicting that AirTran will lose (or quickly settle) one lawsuit that has yet to

25 Dec 2008

The War On Christmas: The War Within

Every year at Christmastime which, sometimes, starts as early as Halloween, I start what seems to be a tradition of posts on the so-called “War on Christmas.” The now annual battles start with Christianity's biggest loudest, most obnoxious and, by default, morally superior defenders throwing down the gauntlet to challenge

21 Dec 2008

The only thing that’s attractive about Ne-Yo is his bank account

and in this economy, maybe we can hope that Ne-Yo's ode to High Yellow hits his biggest asset. Ne-Yo recently made the following comments to a couple of radio DJs during an interview All the prettiest kids is light skinned anyway . . . Essence (and a bunch of other