Entries by Anne Laurie

Early Morning Open Thread: Elections Have Consequences

The only way to improve on this… __ … would be to have painted Boehner’s appearances in his natural usual bathtub-rust-orange. But perhaps the creators were afraid of inducing flash epilepsy attacks in unwitting viewers. Garrison Keillor sums up the Disloyal Opposition: The Republicans fought long and hard for people’s right to wait three hours […]

Another Reason Not to Pay for Cable

Bad enough the Discovery channel gorped the BBC’s “Life” by replacing David Attenborough with Oprah Winfrey for fear of the creationists, but now they’ve completely destroyed their remaining shreds of credibility. Ken Layne at Wonkette explains: All Sarah Palin ever wanted to be in her whole life was a teevee host. This is Documented Fact, […]

More Support for HR-4872

America’s most Jansenist blogger, James Howard Kunstler of Clusterfuck Nation, has surprisingly kind words for the Democrats’ attempts at reform: The most striking elements of so-called health care in America these days is how cruel and unjust it is, and in taking a stand against reforming it the Republican party appeared to be firmly in […]