Late Late Nite FDL: Postman Panic

By: Saturday January 31, 2009 10:00 pm

Hanna-Barbera present Huckleberry Hound in Postman Panic.  This 1959 cartoon was animated by Carlos Vinci.  Production supervision by Howard Hanson.  Layout by Dick Bickenbach.  Backgrounds by Art Lozzi.  Titles by Lawrence Goble.  Dialogue and story sketches by Charles Shows and Dan Gorden.

What’s on your mind tonight?


BREAKING: In Shocking Development, Free Market, Conservatism Discovered Incompatible

By: Saturday January 31, 2009 8:02 pm

I’ve said it before: the problem with “conservatism” as it is currently evangelized is that it’s stupid.

Buying a Home in the Midst of the Bush Depression — and Marcy Kaptur’s Squatting Option

By: Saturday January 31, 2009 7:03 pm

My friend is a school teacher in Compton. He makes around $55,000 a year, give or take. It’s never been enough to buy a home in L.A. and these days of frozen credit the dream of home ownership is further away than ever– even as home prices drop down to more affordable levels.

Is Your Honey Safe?

By: Saturday January 31, 2009 6:01 pm

Contaminated honey is getting into the US food supply and there is nobody out there protecting us.

Memo to John Hinderaker: Abramoff Associate Boulanger Pleads Guilty

By: Saturday January 31, 2009 5:02 pm

Before the wingnuts start screaming about Tom Daschle as a symbol of Corruption, Democrat Style, people like the Powertools better do a through search of their own archives.

Texas Republicans: Stimulus Bill is a Socialist Travesty — Show Us the Money

By: Saturday January 31, 2009 4:01 pm

Bush might be out of the White House, but the Texas GOP continues to lead the universe in asshattedness.

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Ennis Carter, Author of Posters for the People: Art of the WPA

By: Saturday January 31, 2009 2:00 pm

With the U.S. in the grip of an economic crisis that has some comparisons with the Great Depression, many people have called for another New Deal. It is now an especially good time to examine parts of the New Deal, particularly the successful Federal Arts Project (FAP) of the Works Progress Administration (WPA).

Springsteen: “Wal-Mart Deal a Mistake”

By: Saturday January 31, 2009 1:15 pm

Bruce Springsteen’s latest greatest hits package showed up in Wal-Mart this week, and now the Boss is admitting the deal was “a mistake.” Wal-Mart has a wretched labor practices, the Boss has always supported labor. So what happened?

In an interview with the New York Times out tomorrow–just in time for his Super Bowl show–the singer, a longtime union advocate, Springsteen said said his team didn’t vet the deal as carefully they should have and he

dropped the ball…It was a mistake. Our batting average is usually very good, but we missed that one. Fans will call you on that stuff, as it should be.

Blue America Welcomes Jim Holbert (KY-05)

By: Saturday January 31, 2009 11:00 am

Kentucky’s 5th congressional district, which has long been represented by unabashed reactionary Harold Rogers, is in the eastern part of the state, a typically Appalachian district filled with working folks who consistently vote against their own economic interests to support religionist values-spouting Republicans. The Democrats didn’t bother running a candidate against Harold Rogers in November and Obama only won 3 of the district’s almost two dozen counties.

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