March 2012

A Republican’s wet dream: Olbermann v. Gore

March 31, 2012 // 0 Comments

Conservative boogeymen Al Gore and Keith Olbermann may soon be facing off in court after the ex-veep and Current TV exec became the latest suit to fire the former sportscaster. It goes almost without saying that the claims against me implied in [...]

Tonight’s reading assignment

March 29, 2012 // 0 Comments

Wonkette reviews today’s hippest new mag (that’s shorthand for magazine), “The Conservative Teen”: Although the Constitution vests legislative powers in Congress, the majority of “laws” today are promulgated in the form [...]

Simplifying the Trayvon Martin case

March 28, 2012 // 1 Comment

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As always, a national story has been unnecessarily clouded by ideological bias. Once President Obama opined on the Trayvon Martin the right felt compelled to take a contrarian position, turning an unarmed teenager into a violent thug who got what he [...]

Caption du jour

March 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

I’m going the tasteless route: “Yes, I could turn water into crack but I’m not going to.” Less sacrilege: “Sorry, Whitney. Loving yourself is not the greatest love of all, it’s [...]

Why Tebow?

March 26, 2012 // 4 Comments

He’s not the first telegenic Christian quarterback. Remember Steve Bartkowski? There’s been plenty more since, and most were much more accomplished than Tim Tebow. So why all the fuss? The guy is totally scripted and not a very good QB. [...]

Gallagher Too is a very happy man today

March 26, 2012 // 1 Comment

His brother, who was granted an injunction prohibiting Gallagher Too from smashing watermelons, has retired. Ron Gallagher, now unemployed, was forced to pay Gallagher damages, a dick move that won’t come as a surprise to those of us [...]

The real dividers

March 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

President Obama has been criticized for rarely engaging the county on matters of race but, seeing the nasty reaction from GOP presidential candidates to his benign comments on the Trayvon Martin case, it’s easy to understand why he tends to [...]

No Test Score Left Intact

March 25, 2012 // 0 Comments

A fairly remarkable piece of journalism by the AJC, which analyzed test results for 69,000 public schools and found “high concentrations of suspect math or reading scores in school systems from coast to coast.” Suspicious test scores in [...]

Dare to not be offended

March 22, 2012 // 1 Comment

I know the right hates Bill Maher but real conservatives — the kind who, before they were Palinized into embracing perpetual indignation, railed against the hypersensitivity brought on by political correctness — should embrace his call [...]

Someone buy this racist a dictionary

March 22, 2012 // 0 Comments

The owner of the company that produces the disquietingly popular anti-Obama bumper sticker — “Don’t Re-Nig in 2012” — denies any racist implication. Moreover, she claims some of her best friends are black. I’m [...]