What next, gambling in Casablanca?

Headline on CNN Money: Oil prices: back up a week after SPR [Strategic Petroleum Reserve] release. On Thursday, West Texas Intermediate crude edged lower to $94.27 a barrel. But that's still nearly $5 higher than last week, when prices fell over 4% following the oil release announcement. As the article notes, the weakening value of … Continue reading What next, gambling in Casablanca?

Turn Right USA on Colbert

Stephen Colbert decided in his running gag about forming his own PAC to highlight both Turn Right USA and their initial Janice Hahn video. (Note I am breaking my own rule concerning this ad because it is only a brief clip within the Colbert Report.) The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & … Continue reading Turn Right USA on Colbert

They told me that if I voted for John McCain reporters on Morning Joe would be calling the POTUS a dick on national TV…

...and they were right: with apologies to Glenn Reynolds who invented the meme Update: Added the link to the entire "if I voted for John McCain" collection Update 2: Take a look at the video and make note of this. He didn't say it off the air and didn't mean to say it off the … Continue reading They told me that if I voted for John McCain reporters on Morning Joe would be calling the POTUS a dick on national TV…

Money can’t buy you love but it can buy you Gay Marriage in NY

So says the Huffpo: The passage of historic legislation legalizing same sex marriage in the state of New York last Friday was owed in large part to a compelling political motivator: money. Although New York's legislators were already disposed to approving gay marriage because of the more progressive disposition of the state and a major … Continue reading Money can’t buy you love but it can buy you Gay Marriage in NY