Always in character or at least smartly self-promoting, Alec Baldwin alluded today on Twitter to the morning's rumors of a run for New York City mayor, and he didn't exactly deny. "I wouldn't rule it out," his spokesman added to NBC, though he's not registered to vote in the city, but in Suf ... More >>
We've been following Don't Ask, Don't Tell since Senator Barack Obama was campaigning on its repeal. After all these years, watching the ceremony in which he kicked it to the curb, in person, was a special kind of early Christmas gift. The event was not held at the White House, but in an aud ... More >>
Credit: Kyle T. Webster The outrageous behavior of Amazon, Visa, Mastercard, and PayPal directed at WikiLeaks represents a much greater threat to America than any of the alleged security breaches from Julian Assange. These companies moved to cut off WikiLeaks' ability to collect donations and dist ... More >>
"The good ol' days.."What with the looming holiday season and the busiest travel days of the year, along with the TSA's most recent security measures, there's a significant debate brewing over who's right, who's wrong, and what, exactly, is going too far. Many have reported being patted down "ina ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. Sears Catalog, Fall/Winter 1975 Discovered at: Handed down by my grandmother, who tre ... More >>
It's finally happening: the White House is officially behind Congressional efforts to end "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" this week.
Welcome Dan Senor! That's See-NOR, as per Michael Barbaro's brief profile this morning in the Times of the latest potential challenger to senator Kirsten Gillibrand. Senor is only 38 but he has done so much already that, should he become the GOP candidate, we will undoubtedly be mining nuggets fro ... More >>
Anthony Weiner's been speakin' out a lot lately, and continues the trend. Earlier this month, Weiner growled about the President's bipartisan health care outreaches, "Good luck with that. The GOP has been the 'Party of No' all year." Now that it looks like the Democrats are trying to push t ... More >>
"The Supreme Court just predetermined the winners of next November's elections," says Chuck Schumer, reacting to the Supreme Court's Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision. "It won't be Republicans. It won't be Democrats. It will be corporate America." What's the opposite of "a ... More >>
Desperate times call for desperate measureslike talking to lobbyists
President's speech on Iraq strategy conjures a dreamworld
Sheehan and company get face time with senators Clinton, Reid, Lieberman. McCains next.
Hillary Clinton brings home the dollars for New York's defense contractors
Blasted by the pundits, the Democrats' new party chair can't be all bad
Voice Writers Make Their Pitches for the March 2 Democratic Primary
Democrats Are Ignoring Black Issues in Their Push for the White House. The Surprise Is Who Couldn't Care Less.
Dennis, Al Called It on WMD; Other Demos Bombed
Ex-Vermont Governor Shows Confidence, Defies Media's Harried Portrait
But a General Alarm Spreads Through the State
And the Press Thinks He's Nuts?
Capture of Saddam Doesn't Mean the Capture of Iraq
Evolution of a Not-So-Radical Contender
Blacks and Latinos Speed-Date the Candidate
The Contenders' Exit Strategies
How the Candidates Come Down on Capital Punishment
Change Is in the Air for Democratic Challengers
Leading Democrats Go AWOL on Overtime Vote
The Government Cannot Endorse Any or All Religions
If Terrorists Take Down Nuclear Plants, You PayBy the Hundreds of Billions
Running the Numbers on College Sports
The Unintended Consequences of Failing to Stop Ashcroft
What the Devil Made Adam Sandler Do
Hunger in Texas and Tennessee