Here's a Labor Day Open Thread with Mother Jones, 'The Most Dangerous Woman in America' 

A very happy Labor Day open thread to you from Mary Harris Jones, better known as Mother Jones, one of the greatest figures in all of American history, who organized and rallied thousands of railroad workers, garment workers, textile workers, steel workers and miners, and whose enemies dubbed her “a notorious and… »9/07/15 7:00pm9/07/15 7:00pm


Bill O'Reilly Exaggerated His War Stories, Just Like Brian Williams

No one is more disappointed with Brian Williams than Bill O'Reilly. After Williams' tall-tale-telling was exposed, the Fox host went on a tear, saying Williams' lies should have all of us questioning other "distortions" in the liberal media. But Mother Jones points out O'Reilly has a few serious whoppers of his own,… »2/20/15 10:30am2/20/15 10:30am

Animal Planet Show Accused of Drugging and Killing Animals

As I've written before, I have a major thing for animal shows. Animal Planet's Call of the Wildman is a little broad and manufactured for my tastes (I like my animal stories with DIGNITY), but damned if that stopped me from watching ten episodes in a row in a lazy Sunday marathon the other week. The antics of Ernie… »1/22/14 9:40am1/22/14 9:40am

Game of Thrones Attack Ads Are the Best Thing to Come Out of Campaign Season

The political climate of the Seven Kingdoms is such a mess these days. It used to be that you had a variety of candidates ranging between North and South, but now it seems that all we've got are a bunch of greedy crown mongers ranging from Center South to Extremist South, you know what I mean? All I want is a ruler… »6/20/12 2:15pm6/20/12 2:15pm

It sounds like the plot of a short-lived 70s sitcom: two petite identical sisters, employed as priso
It sounds like the plot of a short-lived 70s sitcom: two petite identical sisters, employed as prison guards on NYC's Rikers Island »7/24/08 2:30pm7/24/08 2:30pm…wackiness ensues! But it's actually for real. 33-year-old Sukari Barnes and Tajiri Swindell are corrections officers, who, when they started 12 years ago, were "92 pounds soaking wet."…