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jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Jan.02.2012
What's really behind Republican contempt for what everyone from Michele Bachmann to Mitt Romney like to call "Obamacare?" Is is that the Affordable Care Act, passed and signed into law in 2010, contains a mandate for individuals who have the wherewithal to carry health insurance or face a...
will-durst's picture
Dec.23.2011
Bah humbug everybody. And I imagine that sentiment is being echoed by more than a few of you overly familiar with the soft dark underbelly of this "happiest time of the year." Those of us who have been washed prone by the gushing holiday faucet of red and green greed and are dreading the...
will-durst's picture
Dec.16.2011
The mad mud tossing between Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney, the last two Republicans still standing, is quickly ramping up to levels not seen since the Agincourt catapults. The candidates and their surrogates are busy dredging up dirt with fleets of front loaders, personally wetting it down with...
ivan-g-goldman's picture
Dec.14.2011
           Now that Newt’s told us he wants to turn impoverished schoolkids into school janitors we have a better idea of what these Republican presidential aspirants mean when they say we’re being strangled by regulations. But there’s nothing new about this. It’s...
will-durst's picture
Dec.09.2011
Okay. You can stop vibrating like a shaved poodle duct-taped to the foul pole at Wrigley during a night game in April. It's finally here. The 8th annual Top Ten Comedic News Stories of the Year. Veterans, please advise the newbies this list is NOT to be confused with the Top Ten Legitimate News...
dennis-loo's picture
Dec.09.2011
The American Dream, as everyone knows, is that if you work hard, play by the rules, and persevere, that you will have a comfortable life for you and your family: (what used to be described as) the house with a white picket fence, 2.5 children, a chicken in the pot, and a Winnebago. What is the...
will-durst's picture
Nov.13.2011
And now, another installment in the continuing saga that is The Herman Cain Sexual Harassment Soap Opera. When last we left him, the candidate was praising his main backers: "The Koch Brothers are my brothers from another mother." Guess we should be grateful he hasn't dismissed his accusers with...
will-durst's picture
Oct.21.2011
Time to sound the alarm on an ominous political epidemic sweeping the nation today. A feverish America finds itself larynx deep in the throes of a severe case of debate fatigue. As evidenced by the most recent gathering of GOP candidates in Nevada, which by any unofficial tally should count as...
ivan-g-goldman's picture
Oct.04.2011
      The not-so-startling revelation about the name of Rick Perry’s hunting camp is yet another example of how tough it is to find an acceptable presidential nominee from a gang of fools, psychos, greed-heads, and nasties.      What works inside the idiot...
will-durst's picture
Sep.30.2011
It's human nature. We mostly want what we can't have. Grass is greener. The romantic lure of the unattainable. Knowledge that high school girls have long since weaponized. Nothing entices a hormonally imbalanced freshman like flouncing down a crowded hall laughing through a gaggle of friends...