Last weekend we learned that New York state, led by Senator Chuck Schumer, was attempting to ban the caffeinated alcoholic beverage Four Loko by circumventing the FDA and changing the law. Then, in a typically antagonistic move, daring the authorities to touch him, local chef Eddie Huang, a.k ... More >>
Last week Judge Vaughn Walker's decision setting aside Prop 8 in California unleashed plenty of grumbling from rightbloggers. As it involves gay people, this was to be expected.
There was also rightblogger outrage, also expected, that Michelle Obama and her daughters had a swell, privately-funded v ... More >>
Democratic Senator Robert Byrd passed away last week at age 92. Among the items in his lengthy CV was a year-long membership in the Ku Klux Klan. He also had some kind words for that organization and its principles thereafter.
Eventually Byrd denounced his Klan involvement as "my biggest mistake.. ... More >>
"Last night I saw Lester Maddox on a TV show
With some smart-ass New York Jew
And the Jew laughed at Lester Maddox
And the audience laughed at Lester Maddox too
Well, he may be a fool but he's our fool..."
-- Randy Newman, "Rednecks"
Last week, fresh from winning the GOP nomination for Senator Jim ... More >>