Obama is but a spectator to the events in Libya, waiting, as Christopher Dickey writes, for the inevitable slaughter of scores of civilians to act. Once that happens then Western leaders may actually feel they have enough political cover to get involved. Actually, it would be better from the Obama-Cameron-Sarkozy point of view if hundreds of […]Read more "Gulf Coast oil spill redux"
As it was (via Docomomo): See the full gallery on Posterous And is:Read more "Moreland Ave.’s post-modern bank"
Rev. Grant Storms, a renowned anti-gay Christian pastor from Louisiana, was arrested last week for masturbating at a public park, in the vicinity of a carousel and playground where children were present. Longtime Atlantans might remember right-wing gadfly Matt Glavin, former head of the Southeastern Legal Foundation until he was arrested for liquidating the inventory. Shocking friend […]Read more "Another anti-gay activist caught frying up the corndog"
Just when you thought he was out … Genesis fans, rejoice: Onetime front man Phil Collins is not retiring. Even though most people would interpret “it feels like a good time to stop for a while,” and “I’m much happier just to write myself out of the script entirely,” (which he told FHM, via Time) […]Read more "Phil Collins to star in ‘Buster 2: Still Busted’"
The petulant womanchild takes a jab at the right’s newest darling: “With all due respect to Gov. Christie, you know, he has no choice but to cut budgets because he’s broke, his state is broke. What courage really is, is in the face of having a surplus when you have opportunity to spend, spend, spend […]Read more "‘Chris Christie’s Newark,’ anyone?"
George F. Will takes on the opportunistic delusions of Gingrich, Huckabee, et al: So the Republican winnowing process is far advanced. But the nominee may emerge much diminished by involvement in a process cluttered with careless, delusional, egomaniacal, spotlight-chasing candidates to whom the sensible American majority would never entrust a lemonade stand, much less nuclear weapons. […]Read more "George F. Will tries to make amends for his worst column ever"
Watching too much cable news has convinced me all we need to do is banish George Soros and the Koch Brothers to Guantanamo Bay and everything will be fine. By the way, I’m getting a little sick of the Wisconsin story — the protesters, the governor, Brett Farve … When Michael Moore shows up, can Glenn […]Read more "How to fix the American political system"