That’s how you capitulate

By: Friday August 16, 2013 1:30 am

Well, thank goodness the International Olympic Committee has shown us the bravery we’ve come to know them for.

 

Come Saturday Morning: Move The Games. It’s That Simple.

By: Saturday August 10, 2013 6:45 am

Move the Games. It’s that simple.

Blurred Lines: Russia Dances With Gay Propaganda, Fights Lady Gaga and Madonna

By: Monday August 5, 2013 6:30 pm

With the 2014 Winter Olympics around the corner, the country has come under considerable heat for its anti-gay laws. In Russia, the act of voicing support for gay rights in and of itself is considered to be “propaganda” and is therefore illegal.

Mitt Romney’s Ten Biggest Mistakes

By: Thursday November 8, 2012 8:51 am

Now that the election is over and the bloated corpse of the Romney campaign lies dead in a field somewhere in Ohio, it is time for the autopsy. Having closely watched the campaign for over a year these are the ten biggest mistake I believe Mitt Romney made, in roughly chronological order. For me a true campaign mistake is different from a gaffe or simple bad luck. For it to really be a “mistake,” it had to be a planned political decision.

Team Gay Finishes 31st; 10 of 23 Out Gay Athletes Medal, 7 Gold

By: Monday August 13, 2012 7:00 pm

If it were a country, Team Gay would have tied Jamaica for 31st in the XXXth Olympiad that closed with a magnificent ceremony many in America did not see (thanks #NBCfail!).

Coburn Comes Out Against Tax Exemption for Olympic Medalists

By: Wednesday August 8, 2012 5:30 pm

Following up on an earlier item, the good news is that we’ve found one lawmaker in Washington who thinks that exempting Olympians from paying taxes on a cash award is a bad idea. The striking news is that this lawmaker is Tom Coburn.

Olympics: Romney’s Rafalca Squeaks By

By: Saturday August 4, 2012 7:00 pm

Ann Romney’s pretty pony Rafalca managed to waltz her way into the freestyle dressage competition, earning the 18th and final spot in Thursday, August 9′s freestyle dressage.

Anyone Think Michael Phelps or Society Would Be Better Off if He Was Arrested for Pot?

By: Friday August 3, 2012 12:16 pm

Smoking pot didn’t prevent Phelps from becoming the greatest Olympic winner of all time. In the same way, the actual use of marijuana didn’t stop Bill Clinton or Barack Obama from graduating from top universities and eventually becoming President.

Smug American Elitism at the Olympics Opening Ceremony

By: Saturday July 28, 2012 12:00 pm

It is a running joke that Americans learn geography or about countries outside the United States only when the US military decides to invade a country. Presumably, this is why NBC broadcasters Bob Costas, Matt Lauer, and Meredith Viera announcing the Olympics opening ceremony would be sharing trivia about each country, especially information that Americans might be able to understand even if they were terribly uneducated. But that should be no justification for the candor of the commentary during the broadcast of the Opening Ceremony, which was frankly an example of smug American elitism and often outright condescension.

News Junkies Write the News

By: Friday July 27, 2012 10:52 am

While it is fun to point out how horribly Romney’s attempt to prove he can handle international diplomacy quickly backfired, these actual reports about Romney’s trip this week are unlikely to change any votes.

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