Entries from Katy Oliver : Bean There tagged with 'democrats'

Quote of the Month

"I closed the curtain...I said now we're voting...I put it in the machine- it looked like a shredder."-Bill Cosby to David Letterman, re: his voting experience on November 4th, 2008Funny because IT WASN'T A SHREDDER!!! YAY!!!...

Email of the Day

Brilliant- but a bit of Bummer!"The Bush boys have certainly set a standard for the future - lax regulation, tax breaks for wealthy, an imploding financial sector, growing disparity of income, loss of jobs, high energy prices, monumental national debt...

Colbert Report Tonight, 8.27.08

How great was Stephen Colbert's interview with Mike Huckabee?Did you catch it? The best part was not when Huckabee admittedhow strong Obama was, but when he admitted that race was not theultimate issue. Oh, and also, the tribute to Tubbs...

Disappointment

KO has been a fan of The New Yorker magazine for as long as we can remember. In fact, years ago we were so inspired by our friend Kayt's parents' artful and clever bathroom tribute to The New Yorker (they...

RIP Tim Russert

Tim Russert, host of Meet The Press suffered a fatal heart attack Friday. He was just 58. Russert was at work at the NBC Studios in Washington, D.C., when he went into cardiac arrest. "He was an institution in both...

So Much Trouble's Top 5...

Source: Friend Peter's rad blog SoMuchTroubleInTheWorld...

What It Is

Well, it sure seems like a while since I've been here... Because we are in between casas, we are busier than usual and the schedule is skewed. It is what it is. One thing we need to mention: Fat Tuesday/Super...

Stephen Colbert For President, Really?

Yesterday Colbert threw his hat into the Presidential ring. Is he serious? If he actually plans on following through...well, umm, he could be a formidable force because he has a following, and he has no fear! He may be trying...

Taibbi Talks Thompson

We love Matt Taibbi and have for a long time. In recent years he's taken to writing his political op-essays for Rolling Stone. His aggressive, angsty attitude is almost a perfect antidote to mainstream media coverage. If you haven't read...

"I'm Not Dead Yet!"

Regarding "So Much Trouble In The World" Indeed: COPIED AS IS FROM SMT: Post a Comment On [Peter's Blog]: SO MUCH TROUBLE IN THE WORLD "Sickness redefined" CJ said... How sad are people like Michelle Malkin and Bill O'Relly? And,...

"So Much Trouble In The World" Indeed

Fellow blogger (and onetime fellow coworker) Peter Mathes has a very powerful, poignant, relevant, repulsive and necessary post up at his blog, and I am strongly urging you all to check it out. Now. _____________________________________________________ ***C&L has a post and...

Evo Morales, President of Bolivia, Tonight on Daily Show

Brilliant, right?!...

"Iraq Me Dave Petraeus"

To the tune of Rock Me Amadeus, the Daily Show shrewdly and brilliantly created the segment "Iraq Me Dave Petraeus" and we absolutely insist you click here and watch it right now!...

Brunch Before...

Before Ava's birthday party, we headed over to my parents' place on the Quinnipiac River for a brunch...Among the guests~ my Aunt Ann (in the middle, next to my mom, BCO, and like BCO, sporting a pair of one-of-a-kind KatyO...

George's Globe

KO was just kicking around the fact that Chris Dodd's intention to run for President hasn't come up in any of my posts yet...Today seemed like as good a day as any to get into it, but then I got...

Won't Back Down

Some choice excerpts from Matt Taibbi's article for Rolling Stone: That Iraq Report? More of the Same The great Baker-Hamilton crock: A classic bullshit-cloud in the proud tradition of congressional "studies"These guys know how to spread their legs for campaign...

Good Enough, Smart Enough, and...BUMPED!

Is Al Franken gunning for the Senate in '08? If you believe his interview on the Colbert Report (preceded by a sweet jab or two at Rush Limbaugh), the answer is totally affirmative... Hey, the "Colbert Bump" works wonders, baby!...

Spin Rummy! part 3

ONE OF THE GREATEST QUOTES EVER!!! "Seriously though Donald~ now YOU'RE paying the price for OUR foolishness... the world didn't deserve you~ You're like our Van Gogh~ except your canvas is the Earth and instead of brushes, you're using uranium-tipped-bunker-busters......

Spin Rummy! part 2

My eco-terra-ist brother Tricky always jokes about "clear-cutting" his face when he shaves...It's so totally perfect that Matt at BrandSpankin' has warmongering (and newly resigned) Rummy waging war on his facial hair! Nicely done Brando! (BrandSpankin')...

Spin Rummy!

Yet another way to make your voice heard~ go to DealBreaker! Vote! Be counted! Ha!(DealBreaker)...

The Political Process

Regarding Election Day: Thought you might be interested in some political updates...because you are here for me and that is never for a moment lost on me... and...well, I link you, I really really link you! *CNN~ Results/Breakdown of Power...

Some Things are Still the Same

Happy Friday-before-the-Election, y'all!!! We country!!! This song~ much like KO~ NEVER gets OLD & ALWAYS remembers!!! Genesis "Land of Confusion" (YouTube ain't 100% dead...yet)...

Lest We Forget

From the pen of Larry Gelbart, writer of MASH, TOOTSIE, OH GOD, FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, CITY OF ANGELS, etc.~ (thanks CS) *********** For Election Day - Lest We Forget Iraq Iraq Iraq Abu Ghraib...

How Many Bodies Are We Talking About Boehner?

"I think Donald Rumsfeld's the only man in America who knows where the bodies are buried at the Pentagon..."(from C&L)...

Failure Is Not An Option!!!

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A Real Page Turner

Boy oh boy, that Mark Foley sure is good fodder...haha Long Live The Daily Show! ....... He's totally about to be an awesome "ripped from the headlines" episode of SVU... (C&L said it first)...