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Always wrong on the Internet

UPDATE: Now she’s on the NYTimes’ site. (head/desk) (via) It is pretty pathetic when the economics editor of the Atlantic, a once-reputable journalistic enterprise, is such a complete piece of fail that she posts unsubstantiated rumors as a launching point for a tirade against a Sternly Worded Letter ™. Tom Levenson, who is actually a [...]

Evil or Stupid?

Evil or Stupid?

Jon Stewart asks the question: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c The Parent Company Trap www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Tea Party Below is the answer: via Balloon Juice.

Health Care Reform and the Giant Internet Wurlitzer(tm) – witnessing history, folks

Image via Wikipedia This originally appeared as a comment at Balloon Juice on a post by DougJ about Kos and John Cole, but I thought I’d expand it a little, and post it here for review some day when Health Care Reform is just a page in a high school history textbook (assuming the neanderthals [...]

This explains it all (updated version)

This explains it all (updated version)

Based on suggestions, I’ve added a circle to the Venn Diagram that explains everything about the modern GOP (thanks, amai). I can’t put a picture of that fool Glenn Beck into the graphjam version, but I may ‘shop one in later. moar funny pictures Update: Here’s the beck version. What do you think?

I think this explains it all

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Ted Kennedy Jr. remembers his dad

This is a really touching rememberance: TK Jr. at Kennedy celebration

And they get paid for this shite?

Tucker Carlson: I love Washington. My wife and all four of my children were born in Northwest. I hope I never leave. But let’s be honest: The city’s not ready for democracy, much less statehood. I can’t believe someone is paying Tucker Carlson to spout this un-American crap. I can’t believe the Washington Post is hosting this [...]

Hitler learns of Sarah Palin’s resignation

So quick, and yet so funny (via Daily Kos)

Whee! Supreme Court nomination!

Image via Wikipedia Well, that swine flu stuff didn’t last long, did it? The media have already moved on to the latest breathless speculation, now that David Souter has announced his resignation from the Supreme Court. My advice: Elections have consequences. Of course, Supreme Court picks don’t always turn out the way you want them – at least, [...]

Flat tax idiocy

Image via Wikipedia Sadly, No! reports that Dick Armey and Steve Forbes are pushing the flat tax these days, including the 10 reasons why the tax code should be scrapped. Now let’s be honest: I hate the tax code. I pay good money to have taxes done each year because it’s so complex. Would I like [...]

This is not my beautiful house!

Many moons ago in the blogosphere there was a minor writer with the moniker “Bryan S.” who flew the flag of “Arguing with Signposts.” His politics were vaguely conservative, warblogger, humorist, cynic, libertarian. In short, he screwed all that up. So, you might say this is my attempt to set that stuff straight. The flag is flying again. But we’ve set a course that’s at odds with the haze of the last eight years. Onward!

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