Obama’s Cuba Move: FOX News Channel Goes Wild With Hate

Folks, don't forget to watch FOX Non-News this evening to gawk at "Billo the Klown" O'Reilly and blonde shriekette Megyn Kelly telling 6o-year-old stories and lies about how horrible Cuba and Fidel Castro was, and is. They will lie and tell you that Cuba was cool until Fidel kicked out the scum that owned not … Continue reading Obama’s Cuba Move: FOX News Channel Goes Wild With Hate

Justice Department should go after bank fraud, not pot smokers

Attorney General Eric Holder has his priorities wrong what he says that he is going to "vigorously enforce" federal marijuana laws, calling it a "core priority". Statement like that makes me wonder, "What's this guy smoking?" Maybe the justice department should make catching the criminals that ripped off the banking system a core priority? Or … Continue reading Justice Department should go after bank fraud, not pot smokers

They Weren’t Singing “Sparrow in the Treetop”!

On today's episode of The McLaughlin Group, host John McLaughlin used the phrase… … "turd in the punchbowl."Mort Zuckerman repeated it – but incorrectly, in the plural. McLaughlin immediately corrected Zuckerman, re-rendering the word in question back in its singular usage.Let's sit back and watch the FCC judge this one with a straight face!

Republicans and Leader Limbaugh

Should anyone worry that Rush Limbaugh is now the spokesperson for the Repugs?If I were a dyed-in-the-wool Republican… … I would be wondering what is wrong with my party.Why would they respect the rantings and ravings of a racist and an addict? What?  you don't remember he called Donovan McNabb, the Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback, the … Continue reading Republicans and Leader Limbaugh

Too much lipstick, not enough pig

It looks to me like the McCain/Palin ticket… … has turned into the Palin/McCain ticket now that the lipstick has gone rogue. Ever since the the Republican ticket was called "Lipstick on a Pig," it looks like it's too much lipstick and not enough pig. If McCain can't keep lipstick from going maverick on him, … Continue reading Too much lipstick, not enough pig

McCain is counting on Joe the Plumber for victory

John McCain is relying on "Joe the Plumber" as the symbol of his economic message… … but Joe the Plumber's real first name is really Samuel, and Joe the Plumber doesn't have a plumber's license. So if "Joe the Plumber" isn't really Joe and isn't really a plumber, then what does that say about John … Continue reading McCain is counting on Joe the Plumber for victory

Republicans can’t wait for election to start deficit spending

Now that the Republicans are borrowing $5 million to help Republican senators get reelected… … it would seem that Republicans can't wait even for the election to be over before they start their old "borrow-and-spend" habits. That doesn't sound like change I can believe in, my friends!Makes me wonder – did the Republicans borrow the … Continue reading Republicans can’t wait for election to start deficit spending

McCain no longer is in control of his campaign

There seems to be open warfare within the McCain camp, with McCain advisers calling Sarah Palin a "diva" who is "going rogue." And now… … she's a "whack job"? Clearly McCain has lost control of his campaign. Palin is clearly in control. If McCain can't maintain control in his own presidential campaign, how can we trust … Continue reading McCain no longer is in control of his campaign

Just a Glance at 1929: Readers Respond

Our readers react to the bailout of AIG and Jeff Koopersmith's latest commentary: From: ForrestMy question is what product was produced by AIG that made it important to the world financial system.  Did it produce steel?  cars?  shoes? toys?  We are told AIG employed about 50,000 people worldwide.  Exactly what did all those people do?  … Continue reading Just a Glance at 1929: Readers Respond

Re: United Soviet Union of America

From: Mary T.Re: Jeff Koopersmith's  United Soviet Union of AmericaDate: 9/18/2008Actually, this is far worse than the Soviet system. Socialist governments… … have nationalized industries, banks and insurance companies that were profitable -- meaning that taxpayers and citizens at large could benefit. On the contrary, the only institutions the U.S. government is interested in nationalizing … Continue reading Re: United Soviet Union of America

Viral E-mailbag: “Same Situation, Different Perceptions “

From: Tom C in NYCRe: Same Situation, Different Perceptions Date: 9/14/08A little viral e-mail from my inbox... If you're a minority and you're selected for a job over more qualified candidates you're a 'token hire.' If you're a conservative and you're selected for a job over more qualified candidates you're a 'game changer.' Black teen … Continue reading Viral E-mailbag: “Same Situation, Different Perceptions “

McCain’s Transformation

To: The editorsFrom" Stephen L. LoveRe: McCain's TransformationThe freight of the message Thursday night was that the torch was being passed from the Bush Republican Party to the McCain Republican Party.  There would be no change in the policies, but the leadership would transfer from Bush, who was as welcome a figure as Usama bin … Continue reading McCain’s Transformation

Helathcare for Latino Children

It is important for your readers to know that Congress will soon vote to bring health coverage to millions of children in the U.S. The State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) is a successful and popular way for states to make sure that children from low-income families receive regular preventive care and medical treatment. SCHIP … Continue reading Helathcare for Latino Children

Too Good Not to Forward: The “Smart” Lexus

I just have to pass this joke along? I bought a new Lexus 330 but returned to the dealer the next day because I couldn't get the radio to work. The salesman explained that the radio was voice activated. "Nelson," the salesman said to the radio. The Radio replied, "Ricky or Willie?" "Willie!" he continued … Continue reading Too Good Not to Forward: The “Smart” Lexus

Vegetable Talking Points

Who’s writing the Republican talking points these days? The Jolly Green Giant? In their frantic efforts to staple the “elitist” tag to Barack Obama’s bitter body, two of the most elite, RNC-owned commentators used their talk show appearances this past Sunday to talk about vegetables, in exactly the same words.Appearing on NBC’s Meet The Press, … Continue reading Vegetable Talking Points

Blackwater Spams America: “Help!”

You won't believe the spam Blackwater is sending out to its fellow travelers. Take a look below the fold and laugh along with us!  A Request for Your SupportThe Blackwater family is comprised of dedicated and active service providers that work vigorously to support the American nation. In this tumultuous political climate, Blackwater Worldwide has … Continue reading Blackwater Spams America: “Help!”

A Starr Dissembler

Last week I sent many of Salon's staff a copy of an Atlanta Journal Constitution front page, above-the-fold story from their Sept. 9th edition.  It concerned the fact that Kenneth Starr and his infamous Chicago law firm, Kirkland and Ellis, were cited for "obstructing justice and defrauding the court" in Georgia with respect to the … Continue reading A Starr Dissembler