September, 2010

It’s time to go help the 42nd most influential political blog!

By · Thursday, September 30th, 2010 · 9 Comments »

No, not me — Corrente. Lambert is having his annual fundraiser and sorely needs your help. Please toss some scratch his way if you can. As for the 42, that comes from this thing.

If Reich is right, the Obama Administration is even dumber than I thought

By · Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 · 14 Comments »

It’s the day after Labor Day, which is apparently the cue for every economic analyst in the country to point out that the U.S. is basically toast. Rome is Burning is good, Slate has a must-read with The United States of Inequality, and both Robert Reich and Paul Krugman have Labor Day essays worth checking […]

If he’d drawn pictures on the couch, that would’ve been serious

By · Monday, September 6th, 2010 · 19 Comments »

A reader pointed me to this fascinating post over at Firedoglake about the sicko behavior of one Tripp Emmer, creeptastic son of Minnesota Republican Tom Emmer, Jr. The younger Emmer is in the news on account of underage drinking: he’s 20 years old, and his Facebook photo album is apparently full of pictures of him […]

Froggies

By · Thursday, September 2nd, 2010 · 9 Comments »

Per MSNBC, this is from the online manifesto posted by the Discovery Channel gunman: “Nothing is more important than saving … the Lions, Tigers, Giraffes, Elephants, Froggies, Turtles, Apes, Raccoons, Beetles, Ants, Sharks, Bears, and, of course, the Squirrels. The humans? The planet does not need humans.” The word “froggies” fascinates me in the context. […]