Syracuse-born Miss New York, Nina Davuluri, is the first woman of Indian decent to win the Miss America crown. And because a lot of Americans are just plain stupid, ignorant morans who think Africa is a country and people with brown skin are Arabs (or here in California, “Mexicans”) there has been a twitter-shart of racist comments
|By: Lisa Derrick Monday September 16, 2013 6:30 pm|
|By: Lisa Derrick Sunday September 8, 2013 7:25 pm|
Claiming himself to be a champion demon purger, Pastor Bob Larson has conjured up the the Dominionist version of a boy-band/cash-printing machine: A trio of (sorta) teen girls (one is 21) who cast out allegedly evil spirits.
|By: Eli Tuesday September 27, 2011 6:01 pm|
This week, Michele Bachmann tries to convince us that Hezbollah is going to use Cuba as a missile base.
|By: Attaturk Friday April 8, 2011 1:30 am|
Oh allowing young people to mix the college experience and guns…spectacular idea! Should be some real enjoyable weekends for campus security.
|By: Michael Whitney Wednesday March 23, 2011 2:05 pm|
It ain’t John Ashcroft ordering the coverup of Lady Justice’s bare breast, but it’s close. The Tea Party-backed Governor of Maine, Paul LePage, has ordered his state’s Department of Labor to remove a mural depicting moments in labor history from its walls. LePage also demanded the state rename the Labor Department’s conference rooms, currently honoring labor icons like Frances Perkins and Cesar Chavez.
|By: Eli Friday March 11, 2011 6:01 pm|
Politico explains to us how fortunate the Republicans are that the sober and fiscal-minded tea party grownups dragged them kicking and screaming away from irrational Obama hatred to a laser focus on budget cuts, which most Americans want because they stimulate the economy and create jobs. This savvy change in focus is why they won big last year and will win big again next year.
|By: Eli Tuesday January 11, 2011 6:01 pm|
What do shooting sprees and massive oil rig blowouts have in common?
|By: Eli Tuesday November 16, 2010 6:01 pm|
It’s not often that I see three perfect quotes in the same day, so I thought I would gather them all together in one place and hope that maybe, just maybe, someone in the White House will read them.
|By: Eli Tuesday June 29, 2010 6:01 pm|
I just can’t make up my mind – which Republican statement from the week so far was the most embarrassing? Sure, John Boehner threw out some gems, but let’s not minimize the contributions from Kentucky and Illinois Senate candidates Rand Paul and Mark Kirk, who have both shown great promise in this particular field.
|By: twolf1 Saturday May 22, 2010 9:00 am|
The President announces that the independent commission he created for the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling will be chaired by former Florida Governor and Senator Bob Graham and former EPA Administrator Bill Reilly. He promises accountability not just for BP, but for those in government who bore responsibility.