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This Week’s Duplicitous, Hypocritical, Lying Sack of Complete Crap Award goes to Mitch McConnell

And, this week’s Duplicitous, Hypocritical, Lying Sack of Complete Crap Award (trademarked) goes to [drum roll] Senate Republican Leader, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky. McConnell is patently guilty of courting Main…

Fox and Other Tea Party News Sources: YOU LIE!!

12 million attend Tax Day Tea Parties!  At least, this is a possible headline from conservative websites who have demonstrated a deliberate propaganda campaign of artificially elevating their attendance numbers…

Tara the Elephant and Bella the Dog (Updated)

Yesterday I came across one of those little videos that just begs to be shared. It is a story of love, pure and simple, between the two most unlikely critters.…

Why does God hate little Iceland?

Iceland is suffering, not only from the volcanic eruption and its after effects such as flooding, boiling air, no visibility, a stranded and desperate population, and a collapsed economy.  So…

Lou Dobbs Running for President – Thousands of Immigrants Running for Border

Lou Dobbs in his national costume Angry white guy, Lou Dobbs is considering a run for President, he told GQ’s Jeanne Marie Laskas. Laskas, who spent several days with Dobbs,…

Iceland Volcano poses serious threat: Military air bases and civil airports shut down

Travelers to and from Europe were stranded as ash from an Icelandic volcano continued to cause problems in Europe’s airspace. BBC News reports, “Flights across much of Europe will be…

God’s Little Corner: What about the Devil?

Today’s question addresses yet another puzzling conundrum in the world of religion: If God is almighty, omnipotent, and can just do any old darn thing he pleases, why can’t he…

Critter Talk: Animal Joint Care 101- Diagnosing and Treating Osteoarthritis Part 1

Seeing as I’ll be celebrating the anniversary of my fifteenth year in practice in just under six weeks, I’m feeling ever more justified in offering my “from the trenches” observations…

Former LA Police Chief Daryl Gates Dies

Former Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl Gates has died, says a Los Angeles Police Spokesman. Gates is considered the father of SWAT (Special Weapons And Tactics), who established the specialized…

Bill of Rights Battered by Bitching Baggers!

or the past two centuries, new court decisions have only expanded corporate rights and privileges. In recent history, decisions like the "Citizens United vs Federal Election Commission" Supreme Court judgment…

Three Cheers (and An Apology) for The Canadian Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks wouldn’t move to the back of the bus. Viola Desmond wouldn’t sit at the back of the theater. Two women, separated by great distance and an international border…

Teabaggers change name to the “Earl Grey Party” Sarah Palin disagrees saying: “We are not Royalists”

Earl Grey:  Founder  of the Teabagger Movement Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, KG, PC (13 March 1764 – 17 July 1845), known as Viscount Howick between 1806 and 1807, was…

New York Times Sucking up to Tea Baggers?

I found this great story at Philly.com.  It was written by Will Bunch and it just begs to be shared: Hey, remember back in late 2002 and early 2003, when…

Scott Brown’s Lack of Fanaticism Giving Tea Baggers Cold Sweats

It seems that Senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts is no big fan of tea, much to the chagrin of Right Wing whackos like Jim DeMint. Here is the Politico story…