December 18, 2010

Run away fast as you can

Way to go Joe. Hardly there, and already an embarrassment....
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December 07, 2009

Jesus Fucking Christ on a Crutch*

WWJD? Really? Jesus would give a flying fuck about assholes with too much money telling everyone which sweatshop-produced t-shirt to buy for Christmas, er, celebration of solstice or Mithras or some pagan hippie asshole? Rather than go all Tim Tebow...
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October 13, 2009

How Fat Is Your Governor?

I think I might be very slightly impressed that Nate Silver was able to come up with so many modifiers for such a limited range of variation....
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September 04, 2009

Weekend contest

In my neighborhood there is someone who drives a car that features a vanity license plate bearing the place name of a very Republican location. Recently I noticed this vehicle in the same parking lot I use at work, sporting...
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July 02, 2009

Because "The Comparative Politics of White People" sounds like such a fun class

Despite the fact that students who enroll in multicultural studies programs perform better, wingnuts in Arizona want to de-fund schools that teach "ethnic studies:" The law in question prohibits the teaching of classes that “advocate ethnic solidarity instead of the...
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April 29, 2009

Congresswoman Bachmann (R-MN) - Stupid, Crazy, or What?

I know better than to ask for armchair diagnosis. But after seeing the latest headlines about Bachmann's latest fact-free ramblings, I figured I'd throw the question out to the peanut gallery on this rainy afternoon. Is she stupid, crazy, or...
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February 27, 2009

Conservative=Porn Loving?

Who ever would have imagined?! The biggest consumer[of porn], Utah, averaged 5.47 adult content subscriptions per 1000 home broadband users; Montana bought the least with 1.92 per 1000. ... Eight of the top 10 pornography consuming states gave their electoral...
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December 12, 2008

Gawker Redesign: Ugly and hard to read

What, was their ISP charging by font size or something? Gross....
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December 01, 2008

"Pinochet in heels"

Ouch: In short, McCain entered this election season being the worst thing that anyone can be, in the eyes of the Rove-school Republicans: Different. Independent. His own man. He exited the campaign on his knees, all his dignity gone, having...
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November 21, 2008


As previously mentioned, I go to movies with Armand, and concerts with Baltar. It's our thing. Or one of our things. Armand and I also debate the merits of Tilda Swinton and Adrien Brody, but that's neither here nor there....
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October 02, 2008

Achille's Heel

Apparently hers is never having read Greek mythology. Oh the canon of Western civilization!...
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September 30, 2008

I do not like him here or there...

I do not like him anywhere....
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September 15, 2008

Oh, the liberal bias! The crazy feminism!

/snark Under Armand's post below, I commented about wacky hijinks that ensued when two - count 'em! two! - college republican papers were once published at my alma mater, and left a link to the "liberal" Alligator. And thus I...
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August 31, 2008

August 28, 2008

That Part of McCain's POW Experience No One Mentions

Given that the McCain campaign seems to be running on his POW past of late, am I the only one who finds it peculiar that no one in the media seems to ever mention that confession he wrote in prison?...
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July 04, 2008

Jesse Helms Is Dead

What's that saying about only the good dying young ... ? I say mark the day appropriately - get smashed at a gay bar, or something like that....
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July 02, 2008

Carville on the Clark/McCain Controversy

I rarely have anything good to say about Carville, so I suppose I should give him credit for a good line: If being a fighter pilot qualifies you to be president, then somebody get Randy 'Duke' Cunningham out of jail,...
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Ha Ha!

From today's WaPo: Americans' love affair with 22-inch rims, eight cylinders and four-wheel drive wrapped in an 8,000-pound package is over. And the breakup is going to cost. With $4-a-gallon gas coming between drivers and their very large vehicles, consumers...
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June 13, 2008


Via Modern Fabulousity I see this - which such a slimy guy merits....
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June 02, 2008

Forbes' 20 Hottest Young Royals

Look, this should come as no surprise, but I think this list proves that Forbes shouldn't put itself in the business of listing the hottest anything. This bit of link trolling only considers unmarried royals under 35, but still ......
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May 10, 2008

Spring Throws Up on Angie Harmon

Think Angie Harmon can pull off most any outfit? Think again....
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April 25, 2008

Appreciating Amanda

So this isn't related to anything in particular. But I just thought I'd share that my love for Becki Newton's Amanda on Ugly Betty increases by the day. If there's someone working on tv today who does a better line...
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April 13, 2008

"Wow, that's a very serious marker"

Via the StealthBadger, more proof that idiots are in charge of educating the children: Benisch stands by his decision to suspend Harris, saying it sends a clear message about substance abuse. "This is really, really, seriously dangerous," Benisch said. In...
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April 12, 2008

Amanda Marcotte Turned Me Into Newt

The Witch: I'm not a witch I'm not a witch! Sir Bedevere: But you are dressed as one The Witch: *They* dressed me up like this! Crowd: We didn't! We didn't......
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April 03, 2008

NKOTB, Years Later

Years and years and years and years and years later ... and Joey and Jonathan remain the cutest. Plus ca change ......
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March 24, 2008

The Simpsons Line of the Day

From last night's rerun about the Springfield primary: We have Alec Baldwin. They have Stephen Baldwin. They might as well not even have a Baldwin....
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March 18, 2008

Drezner on Holbrooke and Zoellick

Snap. This is too delicious not to link to: 4) Both Robert Zoellick and Richard Holbrooke are very, very smart, and are fully aware of how smart they are. There are two significant differences between them: a) Zoellick displays flashes...
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February 25, 2008

And I Thought He Was Just Stupid

Noted without comment (source): Two years and 142 cases have passed since Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas last spoke up at oral arguments. It is a period of unbroken silence that contrasts with the rest of the court's unceasing inquiries....
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February 18, 2008

Because Every Day Is Brighter With a Visit to Go Fug

Oh ScarJo - "I mean it, Natalie. I look like 1993's national president of the Blind Melon fan club posing with you. What possessed me to wear these flats with this?...
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February 12, 2008

Randy Quaid, Banned for Life

So what, Cousin Eddie was a toned-down, morally upstanding version of his life?...
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December 21, 2007

Jamie Lynn Spear and Venn Diagrams

I couldn't care less that Britney's sister is pregnant, and that this is deemed newsworthy speaks ill of the country. That said, at least this has created a little humor....
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November 27, 2007

So What's the DaVinci Code Spin on This?

Morris, something for your bedroom perhaps? :)...
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November 01, 2007

Sharon Stone Is Crazy/Fabulous

For whatever reason this made me laugh harder than I have in days. It's just so right given the photo: You look ... well, crazy/fabulous, of course, but mostly crazy because - leaving aside the question of how many bears...
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October 25, 2007

Cate's Worst Fashion Choice Ever

She's a beautiful woman and of course a talented actress, but ... egads....
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September 13, 2007

Dershowitz, Zbig and Obama

I'm going to lift an Yglesias post in full because it's so right on the nose (and no, that's not a shot at big noses or whatever). Since there is no Israel lobby, and if there is one it's not...
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September 12, 2007

Gen. Petraeus Is "an Ass-kissing Little Chickenshit"

So says Admiral Fallon. Or, you know, so sources say. Though I would tend to believe it as I hear that Fallon is ... well how should one put it? Let's call it something way past blunt and direct....
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Sean Hannity, Ann Coulter, Oliver North, Rudy Giuliani, Newt Gingrich, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Curtis Sliwa... ...Joe Lieberman....
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August 27, 2007

John Cole Has a Message for America

Quit being such a damned pussy. All of you. He's got a point. Some of the comments in that thread are really good too....
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August 11, 2007


I am deeply ashamed. I have ... a favorite Romney brother/son. It all started when I watched Jon Stewart's bit on those brothers' grueling national service - that is, working on their daddy's campaign. There was a clip of 3...
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July 23, 2007


If you are looking for something light and funny today, you might enjoy this. I did....
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June 24, 2007

Kerr's the Funniest Conspirator

By far - here he links to the new Washington Post series on ... see for yourself....
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June 22, 2007

If You Are Making a Point of Wearing Seersucker ...

Why on Earth would you where black pants? And isn't it doubly bad that a senator from Georgia would make that sort of fashion error?...
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June 18, 2007

Daytime Emmys Fug

And because today's posts have been a bit on the serious side (political problems, birdies in danger), I present this for the evening hour. I love the outfit on the right. As to the one on the left ... not...
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June 13, 2007

Presidential Fashion Disasters

Who knew the president had presidential-seal socks made? Or that he wore crocs? I think this calls for some attention from Go Fug Yourself....
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June 08, 2007

Judge Walton's Footnote

Judge Walton is very, uh, impressed by Scooter Libby's high-powered supporters in the law professoriate - and he's sure that in the future these well-meaning academics will be as quick to offer counsel to poor people....
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May 16, 2007

Smart Writing

I think I'm in love: "the dumb just clings to her words like fresh morning dew" Oh yeah....
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March 15, 2007

How about a nice tasty little side to go with your main course of AG scandal?

The information coming to light on the attorney firings brings up questions raised during the Abramoff investigations, namely, was the Bush administration deliberately using non-government communications pathways to conduct shady business? (emphasis mine) One email, sent to Justice Department Chief...
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March 14, 2007

The Kagans as the Munsters

Attaturk is funny. The situation is not....
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February 17, 2007

We must unleash the Eagle Claw of Doom

Yes, that will take care of the insurgency....
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February 10, 2007

As if you didn't know Karl Rove was a %@*&

"I don't want my 17-year-old son to have to pick tomatoes or make beds in Las Vegas."...
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February 04, 2007

And it's SuperBowl Sunday too...

Rejoice, for in the midst of the destruction, God shall grant you a killer fucking photo op:...
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January 23, 2007

"One of the World's Most Violent Supermodels"

I love that line - and apparently Rio loves her....
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January 10, 2007

How the Bush administration's policies affect the average citizen

From Mr. Populist at DailyKos, the upshot: This electronic dragnet at Departments of Motor Vehicles in every state was Bush's interpretation of his executive powers under the Patriot Act. This is Bush's idea of fighting domestic terrorism. And the details:...
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December 12, 2006

The Aroma of Jesus Christ

Faith, family, then country. That's the way to approach national defense. Jesus fucking christ....
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December 10, 2006

Hasn't Joe Biden Already "Shot" His Credibility?

Ladies and gentlemen I give you the senior senator from Delaware, who's about to become Chairman of Senate Foreign Relations again. Should we laugh or cry?...
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December 04, 2006

Supreme Court Justices as Rock Stars: Is Antonin Scalia Meat Loaf, Bruce Dickinson, or ... Who?

This is hilarious. And some of the comments are pretty funny too. And scarily enough, some of these thoughts get at these justice's styles a little too well....
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November 30, 2006

Idle Question

Wouldn't you rather your elected officials take an oath on a book in which they believed? I mean, it totally helped Duke Cunningham to swear on the bible, with that eighth commandment and all....
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Unimportant Snark

Shorter George Will: People shouldn't say mean things to the President. It's uncivil. Oh, and no one should ever use the words "literally" and "infinite" in the same sentence. OooooKay. Thanks for that, George. UPDATE: That's what I get for...
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November 14, 2006

Oh yeah, this was perfectly innocent

I can see the headlines now... oh, wait, I already did. Toys for Tots rejects Jesus dolls!!! Not a setup, no, no, not at all, not when Christmas is coming, Democrats have just retaken Congress, and your company needs to...
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November 10, 2006

Are Bo and Luke here?!?

Crossing campus this morning, I saw a sign designed to discourage people from cutting through hedges and down a muddy slope as a way around the construction that has been infesting our part of campus for months: HAZZARD Insert head...
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November 08, 2006

To hell with celebrating...

Farley goes with Conan: What is Best in Life? The open steppe, fleet horse, falcon on your wrist, wind in your hair?Wrong! Conan, what is best in life?To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the...
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October 18, 2006

How Does One Explain Nicole Richie?

Oh, now I get it....
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October 05, 2006

Hastert Names Louis Freeh to Investigate the Mark Foley Scandal?

What - was Michael "Brownie" Brown unavailable?UPDATE: Scratch that - seems Nancy Pelosi wouldn't agree to that idiotic idea, so it's not going forward. Good for her....
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October 03, 2006

Isn't There Anyone To Stop Chaka Khan?

Before she leaves the house, dressed like that ... or that....
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The ____________ of Liberty

OMG - if you don't think there's any fun to be had from a member of Congress writing naughty e-mails (Tony Snow's term) to a congressional page, you've obviously missed The Daily Show. You should fix that. I laughed out...
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September 28, 2006

Paris in Boots

I rarely link to Paris Hilton stories, because they are so easy and common, or to Go Fug Yourself, because it's such a national treasure that you should know to check it every day. That said, how could I not...
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August 25, 2006

All-American High School Student

Who is it? Answer after the jump. He attended the elite Thomas Jefferson High School, where he had a 4.1 grade-point average and scored 1550 on his SATs. He was a member of the chess club and the Spanish Honor...
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August 16, 2006

Greatest Paragraph Ever Written About Thomas Friedman

The World is Flat is a book by Thomas Friedman. As I refuse to recognize Thomas Friedman's right to exist, I decided to read Cobra II by Michael Gordon and Bernard Trainor instead. Found at Lawyers, Guns, and Money....
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August 02, 2006

More Evidence that Politics is Hollywood for Ugly People

Well since I was on The Hill's site looking at that piece on Wakim, I surfed around and came across this depressing feature - the 50 Most Beautiful People on Capitol Hill. After checking out the top 20 (Senator Ensign...
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July 27, 2006

What Would Jesus Do?

He would use his fucking turn signal, that's what!*...
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July 17, 2006

Right-Wing Nutosphere

I try not to feed the right-wing loonies that exist in the world wide internet webby thing. There are sufficient blogs to play that game. However, Hugh Hewitt took a dive off the very, very deep end into solid concrete...
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July 15, 2006

Oh My

Can you just imagine the Vlogs? The horror....
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July 14, 2006

Pop Country

My next door neighbor is having some work done on her box gutters, and the guy doing the work is doing a very nice job. He is also quite friendly. His taste in music, on the other hand, sucks a...
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June 15, 2006

Where's my red pen?

I mean, I know it's summer, but this might be fun! Ann Coulter has a bad habit. And that habit, as mentioned before by the Rude Pundit (followed up by Raw Story), is that she appears to like to copy...
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May 29, 2006

The Top Commerce Job and Cronyism

Matt's pretty funny, discussing the possibility of former Commerce chief (and bestest buddy of the POTUS) Don Evans becoming the next Secretary of the Treasury. Evans was Commerce Secretary in the first term, a job that traditionally goes to a...
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May 27, 2006

A Big Weekend in Celebrity Childbirth

Two babies born this weekend are likely to get serious attention from the paparazzi - who can now update us every time Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt and Kingston Rossdale go up another shoe size or burp on one of mommy's designer...
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May 23, 2006

Do Not Travel With Andre Bauer!

Now he's crashing planes! And of course he used to get pulled over for speeding (several times - and I mean REALLY speeding) and shout at the police who dared do that. Yeah, I'm sure he's impressive in his way...
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May 22, 2006

Go Fug Yourself on the Eurovision Song Contest

OK, so they are usually funny - but of course they are extra funny when given the multitudes of horrors to work with that this media travesty produces. My favorite line:All I know is, I never trust a woman with...
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April 15, 2006

How to Win Friends and Influence People

Or not. Ahmadinejad represents Satan Hmmm...there's a point at which rallying your base becomes counter-productive at the international level. This I can buy, actually, though the "madman" bit isn't going to open too many doors: History knew how to denounce...
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April 01, 2006

Maybe the Higher Power is Capricious and Cruel

John Cole raises a reasonable point in his complaint about Gov. Manchin's remarks dealing with the recovery of Randal McCloy: Governor Manchin, who I normally like a great deal, irritated me a little bit when he claimed the recovery was...
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March 02, 2006


Hmmmm, he's wearin' a funny hat... I wonder why he's wearin' a funny hat? I wonder if I could get a funny hat?! Hmmmm........
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February 24, 2006

They aren't born that way

It's a lifestyle choice, not genetics. And we have to protect the children from their sordid influence: “credible research” shows that adopted children raised in [their] households are more at risk for developing “emotional problems, social stigmas, inflated egos, and...
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February 17, 2006

Those Damn Liberals

It really has to stop. The liberals cannot believe they can leak information that gives al Qaeda important information and think they are going to get away with it! Mr. Cover Up. For those who haven't been paying close attention...
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February 02, 2006

Fashion That'll Make You Physically Ill

If you are feeling the need to laugh or puke check out Pepto, Stefani and the Hoff. Words can't fully express the horror. And just so that I don't seem like a total bitch this morning - I strongly disagree...
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February 01, 2006

My Neck Feels Funny

"Administration backs off Bush's vow to reduce Mideast oil imports": One day after President Bush vowed to reduce America's dependence on Middle East oil by cutting imports from there 75 percent by 2025, his energy secretary and national economic adviser...
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January 24, 2006

As if "submit" wasn't attractive enough on its own...

...they threw in "kitchen" too. Still have any doubts about the rest of the agenda? Finder's fee to Pandagon....
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December 13, 2005

So Bad, It's Fugly

OK, this is my favorite site today - Go Fug Yourself. On top of noting fashion choices gone almost criminally wrong, the bitchy writing's funny. Example? On Jude and Sienna:Dear Jude and Sienna, We don't care anymore. Love, The World...
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November 28, 2005

War on Christmas II: Laura Bush Boogaloo

Why does Laura Bush hate Jesus? MRS. BUSH: Well, all things bright and beautiful is the theme this year. I think it will be really bright and beautiful with this fabulous tree. But thank you all very much. Happy holidays....
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October 10, 2005


Check the title on the posterboard behind the posed "gang." No, Mr. Friend! There's nothing odd here! Let's get back to the "tender-hearted children." Via Big Brass Blog....
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September 23, 2005

Spelling, Rick Santorum, and the Sad State of Education

Heh. That'll draw you in, won't it? Here's the deal. Since when can no one spell the word bestiality? That's BEST as in "fucking animals is the BEST reason to leave Georgia" or "Rick 'Man on Dog' Santorum" is the...
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