Late Late Nite FDL: A Ham In A Role

By: Saturday February 28, 2009 10:00 pm

Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. and Merrie Melodies present A Ham In A Role, starring The Goofy Gophers.  This 1949 cartoon was directed by Robert McKimson.  Story by Sid Marcus.  Animation by Charles McKimson, Phil De Lara, J. C. Melendez, and Emery Hawkins.  Layouts by Cornett Wood.  Backgrounds by Richard H. Thomas.  Vocal characterizations by Mel Blanc and others.  Musical direction by Carl Stalling.

What’s on your mind tonight?


BREAKING: CPAC Convention-Goers Smear Selves with Excrement, Garbage, Congratulate Selves on Smelling Like Roses

By: Saturday February 28, 2009 8:00 pm

CPAC is over, and wow, did the inmates ever have a fine ol time flinging the poo. Coulter! Limbaugh! Shriek! Fart! Gibber! Screech! Jump back! Scratch yourself!

What if the Wingnuts Threw a Fit, and Nobody Cared?

By: Saturday February 28, 2009 7:20 pm

One of the most interesting things about the latest Daily Kos/Research 2000 poll is that Nancy Pelosi’s net favorability rating continues to rise. Despite being the target of right wing rage and held up as the poster girl for profligate spending, subject to sexist Twitter attacks by GOP members of Congress and targeted by human bile machine Ann Coulter, hasn’t affected her popularity at all.

The Santelli Doctrine

By: Saturday February 28, 2009 6:10 pm

In the year 2032, when an interviewer asks President Pierce Bush how the GOP bounced back from consecutive landslide defeats in 2006 and 2008 to become the most dominant political party America has ever seen, he will answer, “The doctrine of pre-emptive teabagging, like, totally changed everything, bro.”

Donald Rumsfeld Walks Free Among Us. . . or Takes the Bus

By: Saturday February 28, 2009 5:25 pm

On Thursday, February 26 I shared a bus stop with a major war criminal. Donald Rumsfeld was standing at my bus stop that morning as I waited to take my boy to school. I confronted him and couldn’t control my anger. I had seen him once before walk by (his arm was in a sling then and he looked positively wizened, but this time he was hale and

Sec. Clinton in Middle East; Critics in a Lather

By: Saturday February 28, 2009 4:35 pm

Sec. Clinton travels to the Middle East this weekend – but is already facing harsh criticism for demanding that Israel open up the Gaza blockade to allow in more humanitarian supplies. Let’s hope she follows Reps. Baird and Ellison’s plain spoken example from last week.

Sebelius to HHS; Rahm’s Brother for Health Czar?

By: Saturday February 28, 2009 3:50 pm

Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius will be named HHS Secretary on Monday; will Rahm’s brother Zeke become the new White House Health Czar?

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Matt Miller: The Tyranny of Dead Ideas

By: Saturday February 28, 2009 2:00 pm

In rapid succession, Matt Miller’s The Tyranny of Dead Ideas makes a strong case for outside-the-box thinking on a host of this nation’s oldest and most entrenched sacred cows.  Issues on which both the right and the left have long staked their political fortunes, while corporate and common America alike have look the other way.  

Change won’t come without a shift in all our thinking and actions.

According to Miller: “People basically like to leave things the way they are. Our fear of losing what we have often outweighs our desire to gain from changes we could rationally pursue.”

Al-Haramain Update: Did Bush Lie to Vaughn Walker?

By: Saturday February 28, 2009 1:15 pm

In another filing submitted after the 9th rejected Obama’s appeal yesterday, the Obama DOJ admitted that there was an “inaccuracy” in the classified filings that had previously been submitted to Vaughn Walker. Did Bush lie to Vaughn Walker?

Why Does Ellen Tauscher Value Banks Over Constituents? Ask Adam Pase….

By: Saturday February 28, 2009 12:09 pm

President Obama says that allowing bankruptcy judges to write down mortgages to reflect fair market housing values is an important part of his plan to arrest the downard spiral of the mortgage crisis. So why is Ellen Tauscher, head of the New Democrat Coalition, working so hard on behalf of bank and mortgage industry lobbyists to stop it from happening?

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