Monthly Archives: August 2010

The flighty stuff

The news media bought a one-way ticket and boarded the story about that runway runaway male flight attendant for JetBlue. They’ve made Steven Slater a folk hero for the way he quit his job —- F-bombing away at passengers on … Continue reading

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The man with the bad tan

The $26 billion jobs bill passed by the House on Tuesday saved the jobs of hundreds of thousands of teachers, firefighters and police officers. Yet House Minority Leader John “Bad Tan” Boehner called it a “special interest bailout.” If you … Continue reading


Strange but true

You can’t make this stuff up. Thankfully we have absurd politicians and those associated in some way with them (whose lot in life is being an albatross around their necks) to do that for us. Consider one Rand Paul, the … Continue reading


The first lady is a champ

First lady Michelle Obama has an approval rating of 61 percent nationwide. Higher than that of the president. And better than any other politician like the Clintons or former President George W. Bush. The Mrs. is so popular, in fact, … Continue reading


The marrying kind

“Politics doesn’t make strange bedfellows — marriage does.” —– Groucho Marx Let the social issue of this election cycle come out. The political wedge issue of all issues. That being the judge over-turning California’s Prop. 8 that banned same-sex marriage. … Continue reading


You say it’s your birthday

President Obama turned 49 today. Ya, that’s what his fake birth certificate says. His “born in Kenya birth certificate” says he’s 33 —– hold on! You have to be 35 years old to legally run or be president. So the … Continue reading

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Fear and loathing in the GOP

If counter-culture gonzo-journalist Hunter S. Thompson hadn’t offed himself, he might be inspired to write a new novel and call it “Fear and Loathing in the Republican Party.” The fear part simply being that the party of Bush is unequalled … Continue reading


Rehab for Rush

Coming this fall to a network near you: “Celebrity Rehab.” Lindsay Lohan is out of prison and back in rehab. Charlie Sheen has been sentenced to 30 days in rehab. If the former Monkees had “celebrity-itis” they could all check … Continue reading