Patrick Kennedy is a loyal observer of Rule #1 for any public speaker: “Know your subject and re-educate yourself frequently”: Rep. Patrick Kennedy was spotted doing vodka shots last week at a Capitol Hill bar just hours after he spoke about his history of substance abuse at a charity event. The family legacy is in […]

If a Tea Partier were suspected of doing this, it would be the lead “proof of right-wing hatred and vitriol” story on Olbermann tonight, but instead it’ll be reported as an innocent group of people being denied basic human rights who have been forced to resort to perpetuating a stereotype about themselves: The conflict over […]

This brings back memories of Paul Wellstone’s memorial service — except in that case at least the decedent was in fact in politics and those carrying out the disrespectful display were fellow politicians who couldn’t manage to remove themselves from campaign mode long enough to get through an entire memorial service. This is just plain […]

There are websites that mock mis-spellings of protest signs, from immigration rallies to Tea Parties, but there’s no more pathetic sign mis-spelling than one that’s on the protest sign of a language arts teacher’s student with the teacher right there leading the charge. Via Cassy Fiano, here’s a real gem from an Iowa teacher/student protest […]

The White House website’s “Photo of the Day” is this — and if you can’t see the caption, it says: President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have a chance encounter with other hikers while walking along a trail off the Blue Ridge Parkway outside of Asheville, N.C., April 23, 2010. (Official White House […]

This quote from the news story below says everything we need to know about the state of some institutions of higher learning: “Back in the 1970′s he bombed the Capitol, the Pentagon and some other buildings… he is now a college professor.” The location of Ayers’ speech was moved from a government office building downtown […]

At least they didn’t make it too obvious… Oh well, Batman had Robin, and now Archie has Kevin Keller: (CNN) — Riverdale High School, the stomping ground of comic book legend Archie Andrews, will open its doors to its first openly gay student. Kevin Keller will be the new student to join Archie, Jughead, Veronica, […]

Comedy Central, in an attempt to broaden its viewer base, is branching out into the world of sports! Next Saturday night, following South Park, tune in for Comedy Central’s “Greatest Athletes of All Time” special telecast. You’ll see legends from the world baseball: Basketball: Boxing: Football: And many more! Plus, Comedy Central’s “Greatest Athletes of […]

Well, naturally a lack of regard for federal regulation apparently perpetuated by the GOP would lead to SEC employees surfing porn on work computers instead of monitoring Bernie Madoff! It’s just common sense. Frank doesn’t explain how his love of federal regulation didn’t prevent him from running a gay brothel out of his apartment, but […]

Watch out, Arizona is thinking about having the audacity to enforce a common-sense law, which must mean somebody’s rights are being violated: President Barack Obama on Thursday criticized a pending Arizona law that would make it a state crime to be in the United States illegally and require anyone suspected of being an illegal immigrant […]

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