Category: Politics

The Obedient Media, Part Zillion

September 12th, 2008
You'd think a scandal involving billions of dollars, rampant marijuana and cocaine use, sex for favors, and some really jaw-dropping corruption might be something the news would be interested in. But you'd be wrong! The investigation also conclude… more »

Buddafinga

September 5th, 2008
I have never in my life used illegal drugs. No marijuana, no ecstasy, no nothing. Did nitrous once or twice, but that's abuse of a legal substance, and frankly I got nothing out of it and wouldn't recommend it over, say, lying around staring at the ceil… more »

And Speaking of People I Like

August 27th, 2008
As long as I'm on the subject - Charles Barkley. I'm not much of a basketball fan, but I've always had a soft spot for Charles Barkley, even when he was losing his temper. He's refreshingly honest. And as he's aged, the temper has mellowed but the ho… more »

It's Probably a Good Thing Rachel Maddow is a Lesbian...

August 27th, 2008
...because otherwise my wife might become jealous. "[The left-right 'balance' on most cable news shows] creates fake balance," she says. "I'm sorry -- we're going to have a debate about whether or not the Earth is flat? It doesn't make sense to have… more »

Oil Prices

August 21st, 2008
Oil prices have recently gone from a high of $147 a barrel down to $115. Of course, this is all up from $25 a barrel in 2002. Now, as oil and gasoline prices began to pinch, various talking heads began to blame the high prices on "speculators". I lar… more »