The blogosphere says what?

Vacation, all I ever wanted? I wish, Belinda. I’m going down to Florida for the weekend with my horrible family, and it’s got me feeling all poopy. First of all, I’m offended they planned the family vacation at the beach, knowing that I’m allergic to shellfish (self-diagnosed). It’s like they want me to be as … Continue reading The blogosphere says what?

Enter Al Kosa

The Malcontent’s Buffalo correspondent takes over for a few days while I’m at the beach. I’ll leave you with ruminations from my favorite whiny bitch — who, coincidentally, is also headed for Florida — in the following post.

Headline du jour

A new low for Matt Drudge? THE MAN THE MEDIA MURDERED: Richard Jewell Dead… Actually, it was diabetes that killed Jewell. No doubt he was victimized by overzealous cops and sloppy journalism, but neither had anything to do with his death.

Are you liberal or conservative?

Some labels are appropriate. I am white, gay and Southern. Politically, labels are irrelevant. What’s conservative, for instance, about supporting torture, or denying science? What’s liberal about downplaying the threat of radical Islam, or caving into politically correct thugs? The divide between conservative and liberal once centered on the size of government. George W. Bush … Continue reading Are you liberal or conservative?

One in four

According to polling data, a quarter of Americans believe: *The Second Coming will occur this year *Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday should not be a national holiday *The U.S. has no moral responsibility to help improve the lives of people in poor nations *The Jews are responsible for Jesus’s death *”[S]ome of the unidentified flying … Continue reading One in four

Never offend a Muslim (cont’d)

Yet another spineless concession by the American media: The Washington Post and several other newspapers around the country did not run Sunday’s installment of Berkeley Breathed’s “Opus,” in which the spiritual fad-seeking character Lola Granola appears in a headscarf and explains to her boyfriend, Steve, why she wants to become a radical Islamist. … Sources … Continue reading Never offend a Muslim (cont’d)