I dislike flying and almost never board a plane. But a plane almost crashed into me this weekend while I was innocently consuming mimosas and jalapeno potato chips at a tailgating party prior to the Gators-Razorbacks game in Gainesville, Florida. A banner-towing plane went down. Luckily, there were no life-threatening injuries to the two people […]
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Florida woman, boxer wrangler and football hooligan currently deep-fat frying something in a humid swamp somewhere.
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Aimai over at No More Mister Nice Blog has some interesting observations about the current budget and debt ceiling standoff. It’s worth reading in its entirety, but here’s an excerpt: To refresh everyone’s memory we passed the 14th amendment because we were about to accept back into political life our former rebels and traitors–these men, […]
Well! How is your local news covering the shutdown? My media market paper also features a photo of Boehner, in which he looks somewhat poleaxed, with Cantor lurking in the background. RE: the photo above, via TPM: Under the headline “House of Turds,” the latest cover of the New York Daily News shows Boehner seated […]
President Obama just concluded brief remarks on the impending government shutdown, and it was a strong, targeted statement, laying the blame exactly where it belongs. One quote: You don’t get to extract a ransom for doing your job. Pulpit = Bullied. I’ll add a link to a transcript when one becomes available. UPDATE: And here’s […]
In case you can’t make out the message on that roadwork trailer, it says, “Serving Christ Through Construction.” Lord knows that particular stretch of highway could use some patchwork, and if the project makes bike lane users less likely to get sideswiped by a rock truck, we shouldn’t begrudge a job creator a few jewels […]
Go Gators! And Christ on a cracker — bobbled punt already? But the ‘Tors recovered a fumble on the next play. Chomp!
Dear Makers of Qrunch Quinoa Burgers: I am writing to express my dissatisfaction with the product heating instructions your company provides on Qrunch Quinoa Burgers packaging and to beg you to alter it immediately. I attempted to enjoy a Qrunch Quinoa Burger for lunch a short while ago, and to describe the ensuing mess as […]