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Friday, September 30, 2005

I Feel This Way About Republicans

Bill Bennett shows his naked rear end.

Friday, September 16, 2005

I'm Feeling Jumpy Myself

NBC's Brian Williams had this interesting anecdote about the power returning in the French Quarter for a few hours, during which President Bush's motorcade rode through:

The "entire area was plunged into total darkness again, to audible groans. It's enough to make some of the folks here who witnessed it... jump to certain conclusions."

White Makes Right

American compassion at its best.

Thursday, September 15, 2005

Music For My Ears

James McMurtry's "We Can't Make It Here" could well join the list of great anti-war songs.

Of Monkey Butts and Ski Boats

Steve Bell once again shows why he is so brilliant. He also nailed it with this one.

Bell's wit, honesty and artistry put most American political cartoonists to shame.

Wednesday, September 14, 2005


"The guy kind of reminds me on a state level what Bill Clinton was in 1992 on a national level."
-- St. Petersburg attorney Ken Blackwell, a registered Republican who also given campaign support to state Sen. Rod Smith, a Democrat running for governor.

Methinks someone slipped some LSD into Mr. Blackwell's martini.

Monday, September 05, 2005

Now We Know Where Dubya Gets His Smarts

Former First Lady Barbara Bush proves that you can take the woman out of Kennebunkport, but you can't take Kennebunkport out of the woman. Barb, from Editor and Publisher:

"And so many of the people in the arena here, you know, were underprivileged anyway, so this--this (she chuckles slightly) is working very well for them."

Sunday, September 04, 2005

May A Bat Suck Your Blood

Anne Rice offers a compelling finger wagging to America for dismissing New Orleans' victims. She's absolutely correct.

Friday, September 02, 2005

...Because We Were Too Busy Playing Golf

CNN: In comments on Thursday, President George W. Bush said, "I don't think anybody anticipated the breach of the levees."