Category Archives: Roundup

Roundup for Friday 9/10/10

Maybe this pastor finally figured out inciting hate wasn’t the most Christian thing to do. But to all of you who think he shouldn’t be allowed to do if it he wants, should read about and understand why we have a First Amendment. The German military thinks we’ve reached the peak of oil production. Now […]

Roundup for Friday 6/4/10

It now seems likely that the Israelis shot at the passengers on the Turkish boat before dropping their commandos onto the deck. At least they kept Hamas from getting their hands on dangerous… medical supplies? Also, in their attack the Israelis killed an American citizen. But don’t worry , that won’t stop American politicians from […]

Roundup for Thursday 4/29/10

Yo Arizona, get bent. P.S. boycott Arizona until they change their crappy law against being brown. I’m pretty sure this won’t happen to those off-shore wind farms. Speaking of which, the opponents of off-shore wind farms are being incredibly selfish. Super rich folks need to stop asking the rest of us to sacrifice because of […]

Roundup for Wednesday 3/24/10

Liberals deserve congratulation for patching the last big hole in the American safety net: health care. Sorry conservatives, you lost. Washington Post writer Tom Shales should be professionally sanctioned (or fired) for writing a disgusting hit piece on Christiane Amanpour. The Attorney General of Washington State is going to waste public money on a nutty […]

Roundup for Wednesday 3/3/10

Iraq is still f*cked up. Scores of innocent people are dying in our 51st state. Apple pulls a dick move and sues HTC over dubious sounding patents. Health care costs are rising rapidly because doctors and hospitals charge more. We can’t blame the insurance companies for everything. Roger Ebert had a computer voice created from […]

Roundup for Friday 2/12/10

Daniel Larison analyzes yesterday’s Iranian protests and concludes, “there is not much yesterday that happened in Iran that most people in the West should find encouraging.” Ezra Klein thinks Obama could learn a few things from the Bush administration to help advance the Democratic agenda: “In [Bush’s] first year in office, he was using recess […]

Roundup for Thursday 1/21/10

Democrats: Get something done, or get sent home: The fundamental pact between a political party and its supporters is that the two groups believe the same thing and pledge to work on it together. And the Democratic base feels that it has held to its side of the bargain. It elected a Democratic majority and […]

Roundup for Thursday 1/14/10

Help the poor people in Haiti by txting $$$ to the Red Cross. * * * * The Conan/Leno debacle has given us a great week of late night jokes. * * * * Carolina basketball, if you’re going to lose, please look like you care. * * * * Is it any surprise that […]

Roundup for Monday 8/24/09

From Greg Sargent, proof that Democrats are losing faith in Obama’s tepid and contradictory ideas of change: Here are the net favorability ratings for Obama — i.e., the difference between the favorable and unfavorable ratings — broken down by party and compared with the previous week: DEMOCRATS: +72 (+78) REPUBLICANS: – 86 (- 84) INDEPENDENTS: +35 (+39) […]

Roundup for Monday 6/22/2009

How Goldman Sachs played a key role in destroying the economy, and still managed to come out ahead at the end: “Imagine a meat company that bred ten billion rats, fattened them on trash and sewage, ground their bodies into chuck, and then sold it all as grade-A ground beef to McDonald’s and Burger King, […]