Entries by Betty Cracker

Open Thread

Today is my dog’s fifth birthday: All Hail Queen Daisy! She is a complicated creature, loyal and sweet to human beings but scary and overbearing toward other animals. And an accomplished chicken terrorizer. To celebrate her birthday, I will prepare the traditional “bacon cake,” which is a blob of Alpo topped with canned gravy and […]

Planet Claire

So, Claire McCaskill announced her support for marriage equality this weekend. Brave move from a Senator in a red state? Craven bandwagon-jumping? McCaskill can be exasperatingly Blue Doggy, but I think she deserves credit for openly supporting marriage equality, even if she’s hardly the first Dem out of the gate. Consider that she would have […]

Hillary Clinton Comes Out…

…in favor of marriage equality: Good for her. Andrew Stiles at NRO implies that Secretary Clinton is dancing for donations from gay puppet-masters: Big Money Backs Clinton on Gay Marriage Former secretary of state and potential 2016 presidential contender Hillary Clinton announced her support for gay marriage on Monday in a video posted online by […]

Chris Hayes Gets 8 PM Show at MSNBC

So says the NYT Media Decoder blog. Ed Schultz will get a weekend slot, presumably between prison documentaries. Huzzah, I say. I agree with Schultz on most things but find his schtick irritating. Hayes is thoughtful and informative. Now if MSNBC would only shit-can Reverend Al and replace him with Joy Reid! And dropkick Tweety […]

Katie at Townhall White-Splains It All to You People

Thers at Whiskey Fire introduces readers to a typing cream cheese sculpture over at Townhall: Columnist Katie Kieffer (a name which is surely the “Shaniqua Washington” of my tribe) presents three “brilliant black leaders” who are a credit to their race and hopes that “the black community starts listening to brilliant black leaders who can […]