Republican gerrymandering of district lines may begin to pay off in other ways than winning a disproportionate number of state legislative seats. With control of state legislatures in the majority of states, many in blue states, Republicans are expected to introduce bills that would eliminate the winner-take-all electoral college rule.
So, despite losing the popular [...]
Here’s hoping George H. W. Bush a speedy recovery.
I was curious what our anti-smart counterparts at Fred Dooley’s hilariously named Real Debate Wisconsin blog would have to say about the Newtown massacre. I was disappointed, but not surprised, that contributor “still unreal” thought it necessary to trivialize the event in the following manner.
“This may surprise some of you, but I’m for banning [...]
Megan Mcardle at the Daily Beast has an idea for students the next time confronted by a crazy with a gun.
“I’d also like us to encourage people to gang rush shooters, rather than following their instincts to hide; if we drilled it into young people that the correct thing to do [...]
Today on WTMJ radio, Gary Stork of NORML (National Organzation for the Repeal of Marijuana Laws) was interviewed as part of a pro v. con segment.
Here’s a link to the podcast, but I’d like to touch on a few things that were outstanding about the interview. Mainly, I laughed my ass off. Here’s why.
Jordan Davis, a 17 year-old black teenager was shot to death by Michael Dunn over a loud music dispute last Friday in — where else — Florida. Apparently Dunn parked next to a car with four black teenagers listening to music and asked them to turn it down. Words were exchanged and Dunn reached into [...]
The heck with modern weaponry. We need more horses and bayonets.
Wrote this a few years back at my old blog. Sad day with the passing of George McGovern who was never ashamed to admit he was a liberal.
Back in 1972, when I was a sophomore in highschool, I first became acquainted with presidential campaigns and candidates by helping to run the student-led campaign for [...]
Claiming to have run a marathon one hour faster than he really did was bad enough. Now anime character Paul “Serial Liar” Ryan cleans clean pots and pans for faux empathy photo op.
According to Brian J. Antal, president of the Mahoning County St. Vincent De Paul Society, “We are a faith-based organization [and] we [...]
Oh my Flying Spaghetti Monster, save us from conservative ignorance.
Arkansas Representative Jon Hubbard (R-Plantation) has written a book in which he steadfastly puts forth those ideas conservatives hold close to their nasty little shriveled hearts, but won’t say out loud for fear blacks won’t pick up their garbage anymore. From Wonkette comes this delightful [...]