Back to Palin and the Baby...
I can think of at least a few people I knew in Kirkland who grew up thinking the women who’s actually her mother is actually her grandmother (and, in all cases, the person she thought was mother was actually her sister. And if true, that’s how this would have to go down. What I’m saying is that yeah, there really are people who might think this is a good idea.
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First, they’ll tell you that 22% of America’s energy is eaten up by...– EcoGeek - Clean Technology - Why Changing Your Lightbulbs Doesn’t Matter
You can’t have a fish picker from Texas,” said Todd.– Daily Kos: Sarah Palin Is NOT The Mother [Photos+Video] If this is true, if it is, then the Repulbicans are making the Demcrat’s job pretty easy (meaning pour a drink, sit back, and watch them fuck themselves). The Internet. Everthing’s trackable. Ask Hillary, she should know. But...
The emergency room at St. Anthony’s Medical Center in south St. Louis County was...– Hospital ERs closed after hazmat incident | Top Stories | KMOV.com | St. Louis, MO
Already the Democratic pundits are worrying about whether to attack Sarah Palin...– Jane Smiley: Make Her Whine But the women who truly “get” the women’s movement don’t think we have to vote for her just because she’s a woman, or that we have to lay off her as a show of solidarity. Weak lede to a story that asks many important questions, but is...
So in questioning Palin, it’s not enough for Democrats to mock the...– Breaking News and Opinion on The Huffington Post
Strapped for cash, some in New Orleans stay and... →
I don’t often read stories that “show, don’t tell,” as this one does.
This is very, very serious, and we need you to heed this warning,” he...– Mandatory evacuations to begin Sunday morning in New Orleans - CNN.com holy shit.
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Newspapers are not dead, Jay, because there are still readers who want the whole...– Roger Ebert on Jay Mariotti — chicagotribune.com Chicago Sun-Times film critic Roger Ebert gave two big thumbs-down to Jay Mariotti, who resigned Tuesday as a Sun-Times sports columnist, in an open letter on Thursday. Apparently, Mariotti’s exit looked to be the feel-good move of the...
The Day No Balloons Fell.
I watched the convention on channel 13 (PBS) rather than cnn because i was sick of all the shit cnn kept putting on the screen. like the random facts on the bottom third of the screen. so even cnn knows how pointless their commentators are? so anyway, ch 13 has Jim Lehrer covering the convention. As it’s winding down, Lehrer says something to the effect of: “Here’s a random bit...
fact-checking things i've heard about the...
being as it’s my job to question the validity of all facts in a story, i’m just going to keep a running tally of random tidbits of info i’ve heard about this election—nothing serious, just the totally random shit you just kind of hear—and see how they hold up. Today, the day of Obama’s nomination speech, is the 45th anniversary of Dr. King’s “I...
Ms. Sirkin’s friend Sarah Kasbeer also recalled being consumed by a common...– City Fits, Eventually, for New Arrivals - NYTimes.com
VAN NUYS - A routine trip to the Social Security office Monday turned into 30...– T-shirt gets Van Nuys woman kicked out of federal building - LA Daily News
Heinz ad withdrawn showing two men kissing - The... →
Now this is funny
Why is The Catcher in the Rye still a rite of high school English? Sure, J.D....– GOOD Magazine | Goodmagazine - Anne Trubek on Why We Shouldn’t Still Be Learning Catcher in the Rye
Sometimes special features are indeed special, like the six hours of them on the...– The hidden genius of The Dukes of Hazzard. - By Grady Hendrix - Slate Magazine That’s a sad image.
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As for Obama, for all of Pepsi’s positive associations with youth and...– Obama: the Pepsi candidate. - By James Ledbetter - Slate Magazine
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a term i learned watching Mad Men.
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poseur: WTTW (Chicago’s PBS station) is taking away Mr. Rogers. Say it ain’t so!
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tumblndice: No need to watch this whole clip unless you love extended jams of the NBA theme song by John Tesh and his violin-playing, turquoise-sea-captain-coat wearing friend. But the answering machine part in the first minute is a definite must. BOM! BACKA-DINA… And here’s come more background I dug up from Mr. Tesh (Or, J. Frank) himself: The ‘composing’ took place that...
More importantly, The Colonel is about branding. He keeps the Chicago Tribune in...– Poynter Online - E-Media Tidbits
Be very, very careful what you put into that head, because you will never, ever...– Thomas Cardinal Wolsey (via simko)
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Some very good points here.
Coming from a very small town, all we had to do to have something published was...– Establishing Contact with the Media chapter 1
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Waking up to 91.5 is a good way to start the morning.
Create the illusion of communication. You maxed out your emergency credit card...– slydial Situations - slydial
"Elite" HIV wife may hold secret to AIDS vaccine -... →
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kinda sounds like the postal service…i like it…
Washington, DC—Democratic politicians receive a 40% increase in contributions in...– Measuring the ‘Colbert Bump’