Donald, Independence Day, a baseball game, and fireworks proved to be a recipe for cognitive dissonance.
Welcome to March, the first day of which is the moment the government set to make itself look incompetent if it couldn’t manage to “fix” its finances. This is also called a shakedown, given that a good percentage of our elected representatives get elected by talking about how […]
“Television is an invention whereby you can be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your house.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this post. Now on to the links!
Mark Cuban is rich. Really, really rich. And like a lot of rich people, he has an opinion on all this talk about government and taxes. A snip: I’m not against government involvement in times of need. I am for recognizing that big public companies will continue to […]
No, not the country — we all know that we’ve been stumbling from one crisis to another. Instead, what happened to the “our” in “our country”? In other words (don’t worry: your patriotism is not about to be appealed to) are we as American as we once were? […]
“Working for a major studio can be like trying to have sex with a porcupine. It’s one prick against thousands.” Who said it?
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by Djerrid On April 16, 2008 ABC hosted the 20th Democratic debate in Philadelphia where the infamous “pin question” came up. In an alternative reality, this was Obama’s response. _____________ NASH MCCABE (Latrobe, Pennsylvania): (From videotape.) Senator Obama, I have a question, and I want to know if […]
Quotabull: "We shouldn't have to give employers complete control over our private life so they can save a few dollars on medical care."
You get used to listening to that Alvin and the Chipmunks voice. â€” New York state Gov. David Paterson, who is legally blind, on the special tape recorder he uses to listen to long articles or books played “at speeds so fast, it is difficult for others to […]
I’ve got God’s shoulder to cry on. And I cry a lot. I do a lot of crying in this job. I’ll bet I’ve shed more tears than you can count, as president. I’ll shed some tomorrow. â€” President Bush in in one of six roughly hourlong interviews […]
By Martin Bosworth This afternoon I participated in a conference call with members of the American Civil Liberties Union and several prominent bloggers, discussing the ACLU’s strategy for pushing the Democrats to take stronger action on the warrantless surveillance program they recently rolled over and helped legalize. The […]
The headline in Editor & Publisher screams in tabloid style: “Poll: U.S. Public Sees Media as Biased, Inaccurate and Uncaring.” But that’s not the real news to be found in the latest Pew Research Center report on the public’s views of the press. The report says much about […]
Watch the kids. Do like they do. Act like they act. Yell like they yell. Dance the ways you see them dance. Sing like they sing. Work and rest the way the kids do. You’ll be healthier. You’ll feel wealthier. You’ll talk wiser. You’ll go higher, do better, […]