Today’s must-read

Hold your nose as you peruse the 22 most corrupt members of Congress, compiled by the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. The list includes a presidential candidate (Duncan Hunter), a leading Democrat (John Murtha) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Georgia congressman David Scott also made the cut. Here’s betting all four will … Continue reading Today’s must-read

Influence for dollars

Glad to see John Edwards call out Hillary’s campaign for its barely legal and grossly unethical fundraising practices: In its most direct attack on Hillary Rodham Clinton, the campaign of Democratic presidential contender John Edwards on Tuesday denounced a fundraising luncheon that included sessions for Clinton donors with members of Congress who have expertise in … Continue reading Influence for dollars


She may lack the comedic chops of Jessica Alba, but there’s no shame in being Mel Brooks’ muse. The late Madeline Kahn never rushed a laugh, nor did she cave to vanity. That makes her an all-timer, as demonstrated in the following clips: “Oh sweet mystery of life at last I’ve found you!” “Goddammit I’m … Continue reading Comedienne