Skip to content

Monthly Archives: August 2008

Be careful what you pray for, it might rain irony

Stuart Shepard of Focus on the Family asked people to pray for torrential rain to start exactly two minutes before Obama’s acceptance speech in Denver, because he wants our next president to be against abortion and gays. I’m not kidding: Strangely, Obama’s speech had perfect weather. Which makes Hurricane Gustav extremely ironic. UPDATE: Read An […]

Share

Is Obama ready to lead? Oh, never mind.

© John Sherffius

Share

Buchanan says Palin was a “brigadier for me in 1996″

The McCain campaign is denying reports that Sarah Palin was a supporter of Pat Buchanan in the 90′s, but Buchanan himself says that Palin “was a brigadier in 1996 as was her husband… they were at a fundraiser for me, she’s a terrific gal.” Why is this significant? Well, let’s look at what Buchanan has […]

Share

Daily Show & Colbert Report on Sarah Palin

Head on over to Crooks and Liars to see Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert respond to McCain’s pick of Sarah Palin to be his VP. UPDATE: Also check out Gail Collins’ sarcasm-drenched report on Palin. Here’s a quote: McCain does not believe in pandering to identity politics. He was looking for someone who was well […]

Share

Late Night Political Humor – Sarah Palin edition

“Thirty-eight million people watched Barack Obama at the stadium in Denver. There were 84,000 full-throated supporters who turned out there at the field. The Republicans fired back today. They say, ‘We can also fill a stadium with thousands of screaming people. For example, the Superdome during Hurricane Katrina.’” –Bill Maher “John McCain’s VP pick is […]

Share

John McCain’s Wandering Eyes

Hilarious new video from Jed Lewison: And some of the comments on his site are equally hilarious: Awkward. McCain had actually been eyeing Palin for a while John McCain’s ‘Rove’-ing Eyes He’s looking at her . . . podium! Yeah, that’s it! He’s checking out her podium! Nice shoes! I guess this brings a whole […]

Share

Palin – ceremonial head of Wasilla AK

Sarah Palin’s longest political experience is as the mayor of Wasilla, Alaska, so one might ask what the mayor does in Wasilla. Lucky for us, the Powers and Duties of Mayor of Wasilla are listed online. Here are the first two duties on the list: Preside at council meetings. The mayor may take part in […]

Share

Divine Providence in Minneapolis

Republicans are saying that they might have to cancel, postpone, or at the very least scale back their national convention because of Hurricane Gustav, which is expected to slam into Louisiana as a deadly Category 4 or 5 storm on Monday. Note that Hurricane Katrina had weakened to Category 3 before it hit Louisiana. It’s […]

Share

Anna Nicole Palin

Share

Yeah, experience … that’s the ticket!

© Glenn McCoy

Share

But enough about me…

© Jim Morin

Share

Late Night Political Humor

“Last night, Barack Obama was officially nominated Democratic candidate for President of the United States. And I want to tell you something. I really think things are starting to look bad for Hillary.” -David Letterman “Former President Bill Clinton spoke at the convention last night. And it was sort of sad when in the middle […]

Share

Abuse of Power?

A few weeks ago, I quoted Alaska Governor Sarah Palin praising Obama’s energy plan. Today, she was named as McCain’s (presumptive) VP choice, and (big surprise) those quotes mysteriously vanished as if she had never uttered them. I could understand if Palin took them off of her own website, but they were removed from the […]

Share

Why play the POW card, when you can play the POW game?

From Jared Rea

Share

Busheviks

© Kirk Anderson

Share