Cutting the Crap! What are Caribou Barbie and the Chimp Faithful TO, Exactly?

Okay, we know she doesn't know anything about the Constitution, because  she demonstrated repeatedly during the campaign that she had no idea what a vice president does.  But isn't it time we started enforcing the separation of church and state … Continue reading

David Brooks: Wingnut GOP Has No Belief System? Yeah, they Do, and That’s What’s Killing Them!

The things that make me laugh…   On Sunday's "Face the Nation," conservative New York Times columnist David Brooks said, quite accurately, that the current incarnation of the Republican Party was "in a world of pain," because the party is … Continue reading

Cutting the Crap: Conservative, My Ass!

You know, I rarely agree with David Frum on anything, but much of his assessment of the McCain campaign in  this morning's Washington Post hits the nail pretty much on the head. Here's an excerpt: There are many ways to … Continue reading

Obama’s Single-Handedly Reforming Campaign Finance: McCain Worried

John McCain made me laugh my ass off today. I know, I usually laugh my ass off, but this had to be the most clueless thing I have ever seen in my life.  You see, McCain seems to be quite … Continue reading

Why McCain Was Always Going to Lose: Bye Bye Right Wing!

The Republican Party is truly screwed, and I think they’re just beginning to realize it.   See, the one basic truism of politics is that every election cycle is different. It’s really not possible to compare 2008 with 2006, or … Continue reading

NRA Sells Out: Endorses “One of the premier flag carriers for the enemies of the Second Amendment”

Wow. I’m stunned.  The National Rifle Association has endorsed John McCain. Not only that, but they have embarked on a $40 million ad buy, where they lie their asses off about Barack Obama, and his alleged desire to take away … Continue reading

Buying Bad Mortgage Policy from McCain

I know what a lot of you think you heard from John McCain last night about the government buying bad mortgages and all that. And in a way, it kinda sorta sounded like an idea Barack Obama had earlier, and … Continue reading

Out of the Way, Wingnuts! This Election is Too Important for Your Crap!

Just to make clear, what you’re seeing all over the country is the far right in this country being forced back to the fringes of political discourse in this country, which is where they belong, and progressives and real conservatives … Continue reading

N-Words and Wingnuts

If you haven’t seen this clip from "The View," please watch this:   There are two problems with this conversation. The first problem is with the "N-Word" itself. Let’s be clear, folks. Words have different meanings in different contexts. The … Continue reading

Please Cut the (Glenn) Beck!

Let me start off by pointing out that, as you will see from the bulk of my posts on this blog, I am a happy, shiny liberal, when compared to many in the progressive blogosphere. This country has been one … Continue reading