Charlie Sheen In Two and A Half Ounces

With the elections over, politicians can now go from lying about their opponents in attack ads back to their normal pastime: lying to the American people. This allows me a respite from purely political commentary to opine on one of the recent uber-liberal, celebrity slow-motion train wrecks: the curious case of Charlie Sheen. On aContinue reading “Charlie Sheen In Two and A Half Ounces”

Blago Set Free, His Hair To Stand Trial Separately

I’ve got this thing, and it’s (expletive) golden. And I’m just not giving it up for (expletive) nothing. I’m not going to do it. And I can always use it. I can parachute me there.” —  Governor Rod Blagojevich on Obama’s Senate seat Ex-Governor Rod Blagojevich, the part-time Elvis impersonator and full-time buffoon, seems to haveContinue reading “Blago Set Free, His Hair To Stand Trial Separately”

The Last Of The Mohegans – Casino

In 1978 the Shinnecock Indian Nation applied to be recognized by the Federal Government; the same year Roman Polanski skipped bail on rape charges. They are now getting some finality on both, so as you can see, the Feds are working through their inbox quite briskly. As I remember history, the Native Americans lost thisContinue reading “The Last Of The Mohegans – Casino”

South Carolina Goes Greene

A telling story is unfolding in the Democrat Senate primary in South Carolina. This one might take the cake, even in a state affectionately known as “The Jerry Springer Show” of politics. Half-wit Alvin Greene, who ran for the Democratic Senate nomination to challenge sitting (which is about all they do) Sen. Jim “Never NeedsContinue reading “South Carolina Goes Greene”

Spitzer Swallows A CNN Show?

It has become alarmingly apparent that pop culture is more important than substantive news reporting. Infamy, which allows vapid “stars” or dubious “celebrities” to insert themselves into the public discourse, has become commonplace. Witness the curious case of former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, who is in negotiations with CNN to host a one-hour show.Continue reading “Spitzer Swallows A CNN Show?”

BP Should Pay, Baby, Pay

BP disclosed yet another setback in its frantic attempts to control the oil spill that will go down in history as one of America’s worst environmental disasters. There has not been this much oil and slime spilled in a body of water since former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich went swimming in Lake Michigan. So far,Continue reading “BP Should Pay, Baby, Pay”

States’ Rights and Rainbow Warriors

“Andy, if we allow those criminals to get away with breaking the law, we’ll just get more of ’em.” — Barney Fife, Mayberry Police, second in command It looks as though the actions of Arizona lawmakers to protect its citizens from illegal immigrants has tempers running high on the left—or so it seems. When Gov.Continue reading “States’ Rights and Rainbow Warriors”

Massa Of His Domain: Political Intrigue and Tickling

NEW YORK CITY — “In the Navy,Yes, you can sail the seven seasIn the NavyYes, you can put your mind at ease…..In the Navy, in the Navy, in the Navy”—The Village People Politicians often make my job easy. Now we have the curious case of former Rep. Eric Massa (D-N.Y.) and tickle champion. In aContinue reading “Massa Of His Domain: Political Intrigue and Tickling”

Fox-y Lady: Palin As Politician, Journalist Or Celebrity?

Sarah Palin took a leave of absence from her Russia-watching post in Alaska to become a Fox News contributor. Who could have seen that coming? She represents diversity on Fox as that network’s only non-blonde correspondent. It was either that or become the fashion editor for Field and Stream magazine. As I have said forContinue reading “Fox-y Lady: Palin As Politician, Journalist Or Celebrity?”