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

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...

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...

"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!...

It's the Questions...Don't Hesitate to Debate

Have you seen the Second Edition of Loose Change?*Have you seen the Original Cut of Loose Change?Won't you please watch the Original Cut of Loose Change? *I had a hard time finding the "part 2" of the 2nd Edition! Way...

David Lynch on 9/11

"David Lynch Goes Public With 9/11 Questions Film director is disturbed by unanswered questions Film Director and cult icon David Lynch has gone public with concerns he has over the official government story of the September 11 2001 terror attacks....

REMEMBER TO REMEMBER!!! Applying Our Shared Mixture of Media Experiences (think: Britney, Gimme More!), Tragedy and Terror (We All Get Perpetual War War War)...And At least Consider Considering This...

We like distractions probably more than most, but we also can't NOT get serious about the way our world is depicted in the media...Especially now... *************************************************** Tragedy's Legacy Six years of 9/11 as a license to kill It evokes a...

REMEMBER TO REMEMBER!!! Reflecting on 9/11: The People, The Pulverized Steel, The Propaganda, The Politics, The Profiteers, The President...And So Much Pain...Revisiting the Worst and the Best of US

My way of paying tribute to those who died on 9/11...* I was in Oklahoma, just outside OKC, on the morning of September 11, 2001, when my mother called me and told me to "turn on the tv." I will...

REMEMBER TO REMEMBER!!! Consider Considering...

KEEP REMEMBERING AND HONORING THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO DIED... KEEP ASKING QUESTIONS AND QUESTIONING THE ANSWERS... ************************************************* America's Number One Collapse Expert Thought WTC Bombed FDNY commander said south tower implosion "too even" to be caused by jet fuel...

D'oh No

(thanks CS)...

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...

"It's a round world last time I checked." ~Bill Hicks

Saturday is Bill Hick's birthday. He would've been 45. Love you Bill. Miss you! "The world is like a ride at an amusement park. And when you choose to go on it, you think it's real because that's how powerful...

Wounded Joke

This might've been a funny joke if told via tipsy talk at a dive bar after a long night of depressing- if not intellectual, heated- debate about our current political institution. In its current manifestation, however, I can't help but...

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!...

Daddy's Girl

Yalie Barbara Bush (Class of '04) was spotted tailgating in New Haven~ KO's hometown (and her Daddy's birthplace)~ at Saturday's Yale-Princeton game... We are impressed with her creative and innovative spin on "double-fisting!" Clearly she learned this trick by watching...

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...

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)...

It Writes Itself, part 2

(wfsb) ~Thanks BCO! Fantastic!...

Got Mercy?

An old country preacher had a teenage son, and it was getting time the boy should give some thought to choosing a profession. Like many young men, the boy didn't really know what he wanted to do, and he didn't...

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)...

With All Due Respect

This may be the funniest f-ing clip ever of the most popular fug on Fox. Can't. Stop. Laughing. It's. Too. Funny. (thanks C&L) Be sure to check out this piece from C&L about Clinton "crazed" on Fox! Also...here is Ned...

School for Scoundrels, part 2

Hopefully we all know there is nothing wrong with questioning authority. In fact, questioning authority is natural. When you are a kid and your mom tells you to brush your teeth you might whine, ask why or rebel and use...