Monthly Archives: December 2008

Round up the usual suspects

File this one under “If the shoes fit, throw them at the twit”: President Bush made a surprise “farewell trip” to Iraq on Sunday, but all did not go well for the Liberator when a protester threw two shoes at … Continue reading

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She was never naked, she always wore a smile

Bettie Page was America’s pinup queen in the 1950s who was probably considered at that time to be the poor man’s Marilyn Monroe. But her persona and her disappearance from the public eye for decades made her all that more … Continue reading

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All she was wearing was a smile

Bettie Page was America’s pinup queenof the 1950s who was probably considered at that time to be the poor man’s Marilyn Monroe. But her playful persona and her sudden disappearance from the public eye for decades made her all that … Continue reading

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He got gameshow

Which news organization will be the first out of the gate to put the word “gate” after the Illinois governor’s scandal? There’s always the word gate after every political scandal, in honor of the mother of all political scandals, Watergate. … Continue reading

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Ostracizing Oprah

Sarah Palin, this time you’ve gone too far! You snubbed Oprah. You can diss Dave, jerk-around Jay ,and discount “The Daily Show” because you’re not sure what night it airs. But not obliging Oprah? That’s not only un-American, it’s practically … Continue reading

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The audacity of a dope

Dial up The Untouchables — there’s corruption in Chicago! Go figure. Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was arrested Tuesday on corruption charges — including trying to sell the vacated Senate seat of President-elect Barack Obama, saying it was “gold” and “you … Continue reading

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Nothing ventured, nothing gained

The innocent bystander to history will soon be leaving his part-time job as president. In the meantime, George W.MD Bush has been making the rounds doing TV interviews trying to salvage his 8-year-long lame duck presidency. When asked recently what … Continue reading

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America’s kid sister

Caroline Kennedy, JFK’s daughter, said she is interested in taking over as junior senator from New York once Hillary Clinton becomes secretary of state. Good choice? In the political game of cards, I’ll see your Clinton and raise you with … Continue reading

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Car wars

This time they came to Capitol Hill driving fuel-efficient cars instead of taking their private jets. CEOs of the Big 3 automakers have at best accomplished one thing: They’re more hated than Big Tobacco. These guys were there pitching their … Continue reading

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Nixon unplugged

Just in time for Christmas — more tales from the darkside as nearly 200 hours of new Nixon White House tapes have been unleashed on the public. So sit back, relax and remember what a reptile this guy really was. … Continue reading

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