Hank Williams Jr. Pains Our Ears, And Our Brains

  • Hank Williams Jr., who we started studiously ignoring after he murdered our national anthem during a Palin rally, has decided that he's not quite done with being part of a losing campaign and will challenge Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander in the primary for the 2010 race. [Politico]
  • Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Cindy…
» 11/25/08 6:30pm 11/25/08 6:30pm

Prop 8 Challenge Moves Forward, Other People Screwed For Once

  • The California Supreme Court this afternoon granted a hearing to the Prop 8 opponents' challenge to the ballot measure that eliminated same sex marriage rights in the state. It did not, however, issue a stay that would have allowed same sex marriages to continue. [Equality California, California Supreme Court (pdf)]
» 11/19/08 6:30pm 11/19/08 6:30pm

With All This Voting Going On, Who Will Protect Our Right To Swear…

  • If you weren't already aware, voter turnout is really high. That's led to some scattered problems, which will be chronicled after the jump. [Washington Post]
  • In the mean time, the fucking Supreme Court heard the fucking case about fucking swearing on fucking TV. They didn't say "fuck" once, so I felt like someone had…
» 11/04/08 6:40pm 11/04/08 6:40pm

McCainiac Nicolle Wallace Will Not Be Left Holding The Garment Bag

  • The officially-designated GOP scapegoat for Wardrobe-gate appears to be McCain aide Nicolle Wallace (left), despite the fact that I guarantee she knows how to put together a wardrobe for less than $150,000. Wallace isn't "going to engage" with people until after the campaign, but she knows the score and her memory…
» 10/28/08 6:30pm 10/28/08 6:30pm

Barack Obama, Good For Us Ladies And Easy On The Eyes

  • Not that it's surprising, but the 43 economists of the Economists' Policy Group on Women's Issues graded John McCain and Barack Obama on 10 issues of importance to women and Obama came out ahead. McCain got an "F" because the group was concerned that his positions would do harm to women. [US News & World Report]
  • They…
» 10/24/08 7:40pm 10/24/08 7:40pm

Republican Racist Jonah Goldberg Should Really Just Shut Up Already

Jonah Goldberg is a conservative writer and "thinker" who holds such well-thought out opinions such as racial discrimination is just a paranoid fantasy, opinions that the LA Times » 10/24/08 10:00am 10/24/08 10:00am lets him publish (he is also an Editor At Large at the ). and I have a different word for him: racist. (Well, I also call him a man who…

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Is Full Of Shirt

Ugh. We've been wondering how long it was gonna take for Elisabeth to bust out the "Great AmeriMcCain Hero" shirt she designed for John McCain's campaign, and today was the day. After getting in a heated debate with Joy in which Elisabeth said that Obama cannot be trusted with money, unlike McCain, who is a "man of his… » 10/21/08 1:40pm 10/21/08 1:40pm

There's No Reason To Back Obama Besides His Race (And Other…

Yesterday, former Secretary of State Colin Powell, who served under George W. Bush, endorsed Barack Obama for what he said are a number of policy reasons, in addition to a growing disillusionment with the tenor of McCain's campaign. But that's all a big lie, because, according to Limbaugh and Buchanan and legions of… » 10/20/08 10:00am 10/20/08 10:00am

Virginia Republicans Would Like You To Vote Against Evil, So Don't Vote …

  • This is an actual direct mail piece from the Virginia Republican Party, encouraging people to vote against "evil." I encourage people to vote against evil, too — the kind of evil that would stoke racial fears to win an election. [Mark Halperin]
  • Also, please vote against the kind of evil that thinks it's funny to put a …
» 10/16/08 6:30pm 10/16/08 6:30pm