Somewhere in a cave, Osama bin Laden is laughing his ass off.Brad Friedman
on the arrest of a wingnut who fatally shot a convenience store owner in Houston, Texas
(it's always Texas, isn't it?), then gave himself up because the arresting officers were white. He had a Republican Party sticker on the back of his truck. I guess this is one of those "real Americans" Sarah Palin talks about.Matt Taibbi eviscerates David Brooks
. (Not that it's difficult to do, but still....)Sherry on end of year lists
, thus absolving me from having to do one, because frankly, once I get past Michael C. Hall and John Lithgow of Dexter
, the Als Grayson and Franken, and Mr. Brilliant's near-miraculous ability to get rid of even the nastiest computer virus, I'm not sure what else would be on a Brilliant of the Year list.
For you gossip-hounds, AK Muckraker
has a dispatch on the Palin/Johnston custody battle
. Hey, it's a heck of a lot more interesting than Jon Gosselin staging a break-in of his own apartment.SteveAudio
sez, "Lie down with dogs, you'll wake up with fleas."Jared Stancombe
on intelligence information sharing
on how it really does look like corn syrup is a culprit in obesity
. (In other news, I just found out this week that caffeine increases cortisol levels
. So in addition to giving up my one can a day of Hansen's Diet Tangerine Lime soda, now I have to cut back on the coffee too. I've been drinking blueberry green tea instead, which probably isn't much better.)Blue Texan
with a reality check
Six cups of coffee
? Hey, Doghouse
, you might want to read the link about caffeine, above.
A day without snark from Bustednuckles
is like a day without sunshine.
It's not too late to enjoy some holiday recipes
courtesy of The General
.And I thought I'd seen a lot of movies in my life.
The great Driftglass
on the sudden ubiquity of Larry Johnson
Sorry, but a Democratic President doesn't get a free pass. Between the "sharp-dressed man" and this
, I want to know what the fuck is going on in this country.