Category Archives: Pop Culture Anology

The Debt Limit vote and how Greg Walden failed the Kobayashi Maru.

Well, it’s over. After weeks of stalemate that shuttered the government for 16 days and brought the nation within hours of a key deadline to renew its borrowing authority, the standoff is finally over. President Barack Obama has signed into … Continue reading

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You know when I said I wasn’t going to blog about politics anymore?

Yeah…I’m rescinding that. I watched Scott Prouty’s interview with Ed Schultz today.  For those of you not in the loop, he’s the guy responsible for the Mitt Romney “47%” video that tipped the election back in our direction. There is … Continue reading

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President Obama, The NRA and the lack of common sense.

Via Talking Points Memo: The National Rifle Association is amping up the political rhetoric in advance of President Obama’s gun violence prevention announcement scheduled for Wednesday. On Tuesday, the NRA posted a video on its website accusing the president of … Continue reading

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Romney in England: Schadenfreude is tasty but the calories are empty.

Yeah, from the outside, it’s great fun watching. Mitt Romney handed Barack Obama a potential gift for the US presidential election campaign when the presumptive Republican nominee blundered on his first diplomatic outing by questioning whether London was capable of staging … Continue reading

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Two A@@holes and a plug.

(Yeah, I can’t wait to see the search terms that crop up from that title.) -First the plug. “Tales of the Geek Nation” just went live at the iTunes store. Which means if you have an iPad, iPod or iPhone, … Continue reading

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State of the Union: 2012.

The State of the Union was tonight. Let’s break it down: THE GOOD:  You like the Economic Populism? Obama ladled it on thick tonight. Ending the Bush Tax cuts.  Restructuring the tax code. The Buffett rule. Investigating the banks for offering … Continue reading

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Herman Cain quits. In related news, Black Walnut ice cream tastes like crap…

1.  “I am at peace with my wife and my wife is at peace with me”.  This is a sentence that can be interpreted in a number of ways. Such as… “My wife is fine with me tomcatting around.  Time … Continue reading

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Living past hope…Obama, Wikileaks and Spain.

Jesus wept… (Via David Corn at “Mother Jones”.) In its first months in office, the Obama administration sought to protect Bush administration officials facing criminal investigation overseas for their involvement in establishing policies the that governed interrogations of detained terrorist … Continue reading

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"And I’d like to introduce our new RNC fundraising co-chair, Miss Candi Barr." (UPDATED.)

Whee ha!  It looks likes Michael Steele has really stepped into it this time. (H/T to The Huffington Post.) The Daily Caller‘s Jonathan Strong has basically won the morning with a story about RNC Chairman Michael Steele’s lavish lifestyle on … Continue reading

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RANDOM NOTES 8-19-09

-Remember in the old “Popeye” cartoons when Popeye would say “That’s all I can stands, I can’t stands no more!” and then pop some spinach and then deliver a red ass beat down to Bluto? Well, it looks like someone’s … Continue reading

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