Advice to Liberals

My friend Dan Conover has some advice to liberals in this political season, which mostly can be summed up in the title: “Chill!” I particularly like this bit from the… My friend Dan Conover has some advice to liberals in this political season, which mostly can be summed up in the title: “Chill!” I particularly […]

Democrat Thought Experiment

If I were running for president as a Democrat right now, I’d be hammering on this whole Karl Rove immunity from subpoena thing pointing out that people in my administration… If I were running for president as a Democrat right now, I’d be hammering on this whole Karl Rove immunity from subpoena thing pointing out […]

Get Out, Hillary Clinton

Reading the news yesterday of the Democratic Primary, an insight hit me. Even though there are ways Hillary Clinton could win the nomination there are none still in play that… Reading the news yesterday of the Democratic Primary, an insight hit me. Even though there are ways Hillary Clinton could win the nomination there are […]

Primary

I haven’t really taken an interest in the Democratic primary since John Edwards dropped out. I don’t believe the media talking point that this long primary is “hurting the Democratic… I haven’t really taken an interest in the Democratic primary since John Edwards dropped out. I don’t believe the media talking point that this long […]

Ed Cone on the Political Ground Game

My acquaintance Ed Cone has a great article on the convergence of politics and the internet. He articulates something I noticed but couldn’t put into words as well as he… My acquaintance Ed Cone has a great article on the convergence of politics and the internet. He articulates something I noticed but couldn’t put into […]

Goodbye John Edwards

Today John Edwards threw in the towel. I was working up a big citation post about this argument between my brother and me, comparing why in the head to head… Today John Edwards threw in the towel. I was working up a big citation post about this argument between my brother and me, comparing why […]

I’m Voting Edwards

John Edwards in Conway SC Originally uploaded by evilgenius Over the course of the primary season, my only real question was whether I was going to vote for Kucinich or… John Edwards in Conway SC Originally uploaded by evilgenius Over the course of the primary season, my only real question was whether I was going […]

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The Beancounter Bubble

Here’s a sad article but one that seems true to me about how our country and economy has been sucked dry by beancounters. The American ship is sinking from the… Here’s a sad article but one that seems true to me about how our country and economy has been sucked dry by beancounters. The American […]

Mike Huckabee, Theocrat

Here in South Carolina, there is a campaign ad for Mike Huckabee in which he says “I will put values above politics.” I’ve always thought that was a coded message… Here in South Carolina, there is a campaign ad for Mike Huckabee in which he says “I will put values above politics.” I’ve always thought […]

Ron Paul in Myrtle Beach

Presidential candidate Ron Paul will be in Myrtle Beach today. A number of my coworkers are deep in the Ron Paul Madness. I’m not really sure what drives it myself…. Presidential candidate Ron Paul will be in Myrtle Beach today. A number of my coworkers are deep in the Ron Paul Madness. I’m not really […]

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If The Media was Truly Even-Handed

Imagine if the fires in California were reported on with the same kinds of lies and panic as the flooding in New Orleans? You’d get this. I wish this were… Imagine if the fires in California were reported on with the same kinds of lies and panic as the flooding in New Orleans? You’d get […]

I Choose Panter

You know this is a sad election cycle when artist Gary Panter (the guy who does comics, did the Pee Wee’s Playhouse Set, Zappa album covers, etc) has a presidential… You know this is a sad election cycle when artist Gary Panter (the guy who does comics, did the Pee Wee’s Playhouse Set, Zappa album […]

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Thomas Ravenel Has My Tax Money and A Bag of Coke (Allegedly)

Last fall Thomas Ravenel was elected as the treasurer of my state of South Carolina. Now he has been indicted on charges of cocaine possession with intent to distribute. In… Last fall Thomas Ravenel was elected as the treasurer of my state of South Carolina. Now he has been indicted on charges of cocaine possession […]

Falwell Fallen

Jerry Falwell died today. There is only one possible interpretation of this event – God is so upset with the homosexuals and the ACLU that he killed Falwell. Falwell himself… Jerry Falwell died today. There is only one possible interpretation of this event – God is so upset with the homosexuals and the ACLU that […]

Politics in a Small Town

I’m still pissed off that a year and a half before the next presidential election, half of all the news I hear is about jockeying in this race. It’s manufactured… I’m still pissed off that a year and a half before the next presidential election, half of all the news I hear is about jockeying […]

The Ten Commandments Vs the Constitution

I decided I’d post an entry in the blogswarm supporting the separation of church and state. It seems appropriate to do it on Easter. My blogging has risen again. For… I decided I’d post an entry in the blogswarm supporting the separation of church and state. It seems appropriate to do it on Easter. My […]

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Rev. Magdalen Still Can’t Win For Losing

Those of us in the Subgenius world have been following the sad travesty of justice that is the child custody case of Rachel “Reverend Magdalen” Bevilacqua for a long time…. Those of us in the Subgenius world have been following the sad travesty of justice that is the child custody case of Rachel “Reverend Magdalen” […]

Martin Luther King Jr.

Clayton Cubitt of Operation Eden made a post on Martin Luther King Day that just says it all. Note in the caption to the photo he points out that the… Clayton Cubitt of Operation Eden made a post on Martin Luther King Day that just says it all. Note in the caption to the photo […]

Permalection

So we are two months out from the last election with twenty-two months until the next one, and 20% of the news I hear is about who is or will… So we are two months out from the last election with twenty-two months until the next one, and 20% of the news I hear is […]

Primer on New Orleans

Via Poppy, I found this short primer on how to answer questions about New Orleans. I’ve long since grown weary of hearing the stupidity of “why should we rebuild New… Via Poppy, I found this short primer on how to answer questions about New Orleans. I’ve long since grown weary of hearing the stupidity of […]

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