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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.