Monthly Archives: July 2009

An American institution

He was “the most trusted man in America.” The veteran newsman who held back his emotion, barely, when he announced to the nation that President John F. Kennedy was indeed assassinated. The broadcast giant whose tears of pride were evident … Continue reading

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‘Urban’ renewal

The Urban Dictionary’s series of new words and terms are a hoot. It even has a term inspired by the soon-to-be ex-governor of Alaska. The term is “Pullin’ a Palin” — which the dictionary describes as “quitting when the going … Continue reading

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‘Urban’ renewal

The Urban Dictionary’s series of new words and terms are a hoot. It even has a term inspired by the soon-to-be ex-governor of Alaska. The term is “Pullin’ a Palin” — which the dictionary describes as “quitting when the going … Continue reading

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First pitch

President Obama threw out the first pitch at the All-Star Game on Tuesday night in St. Louis. Since the game was telecast on the Fox channel (a sister company of you-know-who) they showed the prez wind up and throw really … Continue reading

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Now batting, Sonia ‘Wise Latina’ Sotomayor

What’s with all the baseball analogy on day one of the Sonia Sotomayor Supreme Court hearings before the Senate committee? The umpire’s job description of calling “balls” and “strikes” was used by several senators — all Republican. Must’ve been in … Continue reading

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“Family ” business

There’s a secret society of religious right wing hypocrites who have a house on C Street in Washington. They call themselves “The Family.” Sen. John “Loverboy” Ensign and Gov. Mark “Love your tan lines” Sanford are “family” members. But their … Continue reading

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Palin’s got us right where she wants us

Looks like David Letterman wins again. He apologized for his nasty joke about Sarah Palin’s daughters a few weeks back. But now that’s water under the bridge to nowhere. Wednesday night he once again weighed in to Palin, who announced … Continue reading

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The aftermath

The day after Michael Jackson’s memorial made its way around the we are the world, MSNBC still lead off its 8 a.m. (PST) newscast with even more self-proclaimed King of Pop news. Anchor Carlos Watson spent the first 15 minutes … Continue reading

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Final analysis

They called it the Final Farewell. To Michael Jackson — the self-proclaimed King of Pop. Final Farewell, like hell. MSNBC isn’t gonna give up this ghost. Larry King will probably conduct seances. Fox News will let more conservative pea-brains like … Continue reading

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The quitter

Sarah “I’m outta here” Palin took aim at her critics for criticizing her for quitting her job as governor of Alaska. This birdbrain wants to be president and she can’t even finish the job Alaskans elected her to complete. If … Continue reading

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