Cribbing from the Best

In a speech right here in New York, today, Bush addressed the state of the economy and decried the sort of wildly disproportionate compensation for CEOs that has become par for the course. Some choice remarks: ”The fact is that income inequality is real. It…

US Plan to Stop Global Warming: Block the Sun

No, we’re not kidding. The US wants to block some of the sun’s rays using reflective dust and giant orbiting mirrors. There’s not much we can say about this one. Just read about it and let us know if you think it’s as silly an…

Race For ’08 Gets a Bit More Crowded

Senator Joseph Biden (D-DE), chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has entered the race for the 2008 Democratic presidential bid. Biden will apparently skip the preliminary step of creating an exploratory committee, explaining that “I’m not exploring. I’m in. And this is the beginning…

McCain a tool and other Republican nonsense

It looks like next week is the battle royale for Iraq policy. After Obama’s orgasmic speech rallied all of us yesterday, here comes the parade of idiots to bring it all down. And who’s leading the march? Why no other than Sen. McCain! While the…

First War, Now Warming

As if this administration hasn’t misled the American public enough (promises of WMDs and being greeted as liberators come to mind), advocacy groups are now claiming that the White House pressured federal scientists to play down global warming. Representative Henry Waxman (D-CA) charged that “there…