Entries by John Cole

Stephen Colbert

Alright- I confess. I did not watch any news for a few days, and have been wrapped up with end of the semester stuff. Wht happened with Stephen Colbert- someone throw the links in the commens so I can find out what happened. *** Update *** Alright- I watched it. My only complaint would be […]

Amusing Poll

This, for whatever sick reason, made me laugh: Despite the wall-to-wall coverage of the damage from Hurricane Katrina, nearly one-third of young Americans recently polled couldn’t locate Louisiana on a map and nearly half were unable to identify Mississippi. Americans between the ages of 18 and 24 fared even worse with foreign locations: six in […]

The November Elections

Via Memeorandum, this piece of bad news for the GOP: Six months before Republicans try to hold on to control of Congress in the fall elections, a new poll shows President Bush has slid to the lowest approval rating of his presidency, and a majority of voters say they’ll vote for Democrats in November. A […]

The Draft

Arguably the most important weekend for football fans savethe Superbowl, the draft was this weekend. While my gut instinct is to draft linmen in rounds 1-3, no mater what, the Steeelrs always draft the best player possible. It seems this time, they decided to make some bold moves and took Santonio Holmes. My only concern […]

“It’s Just a Flesh Wound…”

Looks like the Discovery Institute fools are still at it: The Discovery Institute is finding some good in the December ruling by a federal judge that intelligent design could not be taught in a Pennsylvania school district. “The ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) sued to keep a few students in Pennsylvania from hearing about intelligent […]