Monthly Archives: January 2012

Newt Gingrich’s Biggest Problems Illustrated

Aside from his pathological lying and hallucinatory approach to history, of course. 1.  With his attacks on Romney, Newt has turned the Republican debates into a ‘who’s the bigger asshole’ forum. (Stop fighting guys; you’re both right!) It seems President Obama … Continue reading

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Today’s Music: Kim Wilson and The Fabulous Thunderbirds

Here’s Kim Wilson, the guy Muddy Waters once called the ‘greatest harmonica player since Little Walter,’ tearing it up with his band The Fabulous Thunderbirds which once included Stevie Ray Vaughn’s older brother Jimmie on guitar, playing some of their … Continue reading

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Today’s Music: ‘Chitlin’s Con Carne’ by Kenny Burrell

This is what jazz-blues fusion really sounds like. Smooth with a bite and some soul power. Kenny Burrell from nearly 50 years ago, and he’s still playing great. H/T to Mathew Tyler Wilson.

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Newt ‘n’ Mitt’s Future?

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Billionaire Bill Gates Envies Millionaire Mitt Romney?

Every time one of the Great Unwashed starts talking about the inequality of Mitt Romney paying half the tax rate of the average working stiff, you’ll hear some Republican bonehead dismiss it as ‘the politics of envy.’ (No doubt Frank … Continue reading

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Find the Mistake

Take ten seconds and see if you can find the mistake in the item below. If you can’t find it, click ‘continue reading’ below for the answer.

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Just Plain Weird Pix

No politics here — just a compilation of weird photos found on the Innertubes. 1. You have to wonder what she was thinking when she got dressed: 2. Hasn’t this happened to all of us? Well, no, actually… 3. Was … Continue reading

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Cartoon: How Mitt Romney Was Hired at Bain

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Speaking of Great Wealth…

There continues to be a question barely touched on in the so-called ‘national debate’ about the wealth of Mitt Romney and the other top 1 percent: what did they do that is worth the money they made?  Romney ‘created’ (inadvertently) … Continue reading

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Today’s Quotes: Wealth

“The international community . . . allows nearly 3 billion people—almost half of all humanity—to subsist on $2 or less a day in a world of unprecedented wealth.” – Kofi Annan, former UN Sec’y-General, from an interview with Awake! Magazine, … Continue reading

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