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tim-haywood's picture
Jun.28.2013
Wow, what a week. And what a strange land we Americans occupy. In a fragmented political atmosphere that could only be compared to such fickle mindsets as Sybil and those three zany faces of Eve, we experienced both the heroic and the nefarious these past four days. Actually, both events transpired...
bob-mustin's picture
Aug.19.2012
As Texas Goes - How the Lone Star State Hijacked the American Agenda, by Gail Collins image via salon.com    All right, this is a political book that leans to port if you’re a sailor - to the left if you’re not. Still, Collins is an excellent journalist, and this book, while a bit...
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...
will-durst's picture
Nov.22.2011
Let me be among the first 40-foot helium-filled balloons to kick-start our national parade of giving thanks. That's right, we're just about to butt heads with Turkey Holocaust Day, and to be perfectly honest, it's about time. A little tryptophan poisoning might be the perfect prescription for...
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...
ivan-g-goldman's picture
Sep.14.2011
     Republican strategists figure if we can just lay off enough schoolteachers, firemen, librarians and safety inspectors, the economy will come roaring back. Also, instead of relying on Medicare, seniors should just go out and make their own deals with insurance companies and it...
will-durst's picture
Sep.12.2011
A full complement of Republican presidential candidates gathered for the battle royale at the Ronald Reagan Library in Seamy (Simi) Valley, California. And though he was only there in spirit, the Great Communicator could easily have supplied the power for the entire proceedings had the networks...