we still remember mitch hedberg

A severed foot is the ultimate stocking stuffer.

Jun 24th 2008

CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin has a mind like a steel trap

Monday on CNN, Wolf Blitzer, Jack Cafferty, Jeffrey Toobin, and Gloria Borger discussed Charlie Black’s statement in Fortune magazine, where he suggested that a terrorist attack on America would turn voters to his guy, McCain. The CNN people piled on about how bad the comment was (the group collectively expressed shock, Cafferty called it “breathtakingly […]

Apr 9th 2008

AP Reports on LDS General Conference – Sort Of

Here’s a description of the Saturday night priesthood meeting, which struck me as a little odd: The session, which prohibits attendance by women, was also broadcast to church facilities worldwide via satellite. [Associated Press] I wonder if this reporter bothered to ask anyone at the meeting if they would characterize the meeting as “prohibiting” attendance […]

Jan 21st 2008

ann coulter and joe scarborough on mitt romney

both talk about the media’s treatment of mitt romney and contrast that with its treatment of the more liberal candidates, like john mccain. joe scarborough: ann coulter: One clue that Romney is our strongest candidate is the fact that Democrats keep viciously attacking him while expressing their deep respect for Mike Huckabee and John McCain. […]

Dec 22nd 2007

LA times puts christmas in scare quotes

referring to the huckabee christmas ad: In a holiday television ad airing in Iowa, he told of celebrating “the birth of Christ.” cripes.

Dec 18th 2007

thoughts on the reaction to romney’s speech

here are my random thoughts following romney’s ‘faith in america’ speech. i did not post this earlier because i had final exams. 1. “separation of church and state” does not mean “separation of religion and state.” from the beginning of our nation, our political discourse has included general references to a higher power. it is […]

Jul 13th 2007

some thoughts on the glasgow terror attacks

(1) why in the world is one of the bombers recovering in the ICU at a glasgow hospital? the god-fearing part of me tells me i shouldn’t be asking this question, but WHY did someone save his life? this fact says something about the west: either we are too nice or too dopey. i hope […]

Jun 30th 2007

supreme court school race decision

please note i have searched high and low, and am yet to see it reported that several of the plaintiffs in this case (at least the parents from louisville) were black. they brought the case because they wanted to send their children to a particular historically black louisville school, but were prevented from doing so […]