Monthly Archive: March 2008

Mar 31 2008

Even baseball fans boo Dubya!

Our illustrious “commander in chief” was heartily booed while throwing out the first pitch at the Washington Nationals game over the weekend. You can see the video at Think Progress by clicking here. I’m thinking NASCAR fans may be the only constituency he’s got left. Mobile post sent by Shazzer using Utterz. Replies.   Original …

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Mar 31 2008

Can you imagine the size of the bird?

These giant eggs are sitting in the center of the city’s main square with no signage or explanation whatsoever. If there was a bird involved it must have been HUGE!   UPDATE:  Now that I think about it, it may be some sort of April Fool's Day stunt that was in the process of being …

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Mar 30 2008

‘Springing Forward’ sorta sucks

I know the switch to Daylight Savings Time is a sure sign that summer is just around the corning (in fact, Swedes actually call it “Summer Time” rather than DST), but losing that hour on Saturday night is kind of a pain when you have the laundry room booked at 7 a.m. on Sunday morning.  …

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Mar 28 2008

…on acid, during a nightmare, in another galaxy.

This is a pitch-perfect description of my experience of the Bush Administration for the last 7 years: “Watching George W. Bush in operation these last couple of weeks is like having an out-of-body experience. On acid. During a nightmare. In a different galaxy.” – How Lethally Stupid Can One Country Be?   Original Entry

Mar 27 2008

If it’s not Scottish, it’s CRAP!

One of my favorite recurring SNL sketches from the 90's involved Mike Myers as the cranky Scot owner of a shop called "All Things Scottish." The running joke was that people would regularly come in and ask for items that were not in any way Scottish (like Scotch Tape, for instance) or they would confuse …

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Mar 26 2008

Obama related to Pitt, Clinton to Jolie

This may explain why they allegedly argued over her support of John Edwards. Obama related to Pitt, Clinton to Jolie    Original Entry

Mar 26 2008

Some things are tough to make fun of…

“Man, it is impossible to do a satire of FauxNews, as you couldn’t write anything as stupid as what they actually report.” Only Two Newspapers Put 4,000 US Troop Deaths on Front Page by Steve Reynolds via AlterNet   Original Entry

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