Rush Limbaugh Goes Wah, Cries "Racism" Over Sotomayor & Obama

  • Rush Limbaugh has his big-boy britches in a wad over the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court because she and President Obama are racists for thinking themselves not only equal to white people but superior to some...like Rush Limbaugh. By that standard, we are all racist! [Time]
  • We're also superior to Larry Summers, who fell asleep during a motherfucking meeting again. [NY Post]
  • Current Illinois Senator Roland Burris (surprise!) bought his sinecure from former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich just like everyone suspected he did. [Wall Street Journal]
  • Burris is now departing on a tour of - wait for it - Central Illinois. [Associated Press]
  • Obama, however, is headed to Sin City to help out Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, despite the fact that Reid will continue to fuck shit up. [LA Times]
  • Apparently, the United States is considering a value added tax (VAT). Don't think that means we'll get to stop paying income taxes, though — the point is not to change the system, but raise more revenues. [Washington Post]
  • Economists predict the recession will be over by the end of the year. [MSNBC]
  • By then, North Korea might actually have re-ignited the Korean War, which actually never technically ended. What else does Kim Jong Il have to do these days? [NY Times]