The Italian Job

By: Monday June 25, 2012 3:30 pm

In an effort to keep track of our favority politicians, TBogg has tracked down the vendors Newt and Callista stiffed while they were on their book tour in Tuscany.


Suffering Cats! They’re Back, Again! GOP Debate Live Blog

By: Monday January 23, 2012 5:55 pm

I’m still a bit shocked that people are still surprised that the GOP Presidential Clown Car could roll through South Carolina — the state that gave us nullification, the Civil War, John C. Calhoon, and a hundred and fifty year succession of secessionist, racist politicians — and have it captured by a dog-whistling practitioner of the ugly art of racial and classist demagoguery.

Palin: Newt’s Open Marriage Ask Is a Winning Strategy

By: Sunday January 22, 2012 1:15 pm

Newt Gingrich has won the “swinger” vote in South Carolina, proving that the matron of marital virtue, Sarah Palin, was right regarding the revelation that he’d asked his wife for an open marriage.

Brazil Passes the UK As Sixth Largest Economy

By: Tuesday December 27, 2011 7:01 am

“I thought British policy was to make the world England.” So said the fictional Major Duncan Hayward in the Hollywood version of Last of the Mohicans.  Major Hayward was appalled when his superior officer granted concessions to the independent colonials as a condition for getting the nascent Americans to help the British Army fight the [...]

Oh, the perils of Democracy

By: Tuesday December 27, 2011 1:30 am

When Rick Perry heard that Newt Gingrich compared his failing to be on the Virginia ballot to the attack on Pearl Harbor, Perry just shrugged and said “Aw, Newt should leave the Germans out of this.” The truly hilarious thing about Gingrich screwing up his petition for the ballot is that it is his current [...]

Look out Hyde Park

By: Monday December 19, 2011 1:30 am

There’s a decreasing chance Newt’s going to be the GOP nominee, but I read the New York Times piece on how the thrice-married middle-aged Republican Newt Gingrich suddenly converted to become a Roman Catholic. And like Masaccio in his post here yesterday I was drawn to this particular passage: “As he got involved with the [...]

He’ll leave that to a small clique of short-fingered vulgarians

By: Wednesday December 7, 2011 1:30 am

Someone apparently awoke Mitt Romney and told him he had “spice it up” — having watched all of his DVD collection of ‘Top Chef’ Romney decided they were right, but shied away from something too spicy (like cilantro) and apparently went with “Mrs. Dash”: Mitt Romney will not be attending the upcoming Republican presidential debate [...]

Lt. Pike Attends CNN’s GOP National Security Debate

By: Wednesday November 23, 2011 7:15 am

One wouldn’t have expected Lieutenant Pike, the pepper spraying cop, to show up at CNN’s GOP debate. But he made a last minute decision to come to the debate and appeared in the wings during the Pledge of Allegiance, keeping an eye on Ron Paul.

The First Amendment is only for those places that don’t have it

By: Monday November 21, 2011 1:30 am

This brutality occurs… And the West political leaders are quick to react. The European Union’s foreign policy chief urged interim authorities in Egypt on Sunday to halt violence against protesters         But in our own nation, this occurs… And the noise of condemnation from our political leaders is deafening…in that you might [...]

Who needs friends, with enemies like these?

By: Wednesday May 18, 2011 1:30 am

Republicans lose a few nuts in the Presidential race, but may gain a one-man assortment.

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