Gov. Blagojevich: Free At Last!

“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 trying to sell Obama’s Senate seat Ex-Illinois Democrat Governor, Rod Blagojevich, nicknamed “Blago,” had hisContinue reading “Gov. Blagojevich: Free At Last!”

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”

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”