Mo Rocca talks peckers, Büchner heads for the hills: Our festival review roundup
Last week we considered whether conservatives and their host body, the GOP, were attacking non-white Americans so much that they now constituted America's Honky Party. We did not then spend much time on the almost-not-quite-at-Ground Zero Mosque controversy. But President Obama's recent defense of ... More >>
Haitian deportees, pre-earthquake, at one of Homeland Security's many fine detention centers. It took an earthquake, but the U.S. government is finally stopping its regular deportation of Haitians back to their homeland. But it's only for now. Offers to Haitians of the coveted Temporary Protected ... More >>
Even in times of unprecedented national terror, our elected representatives continue to bring the funny. People are circulating a video of Senator Max Baucus, previously seen trying to get his girlfriend a job, and accusing him of being drunk when he addressed the chamber on health care, as e ... More >>
Jeffrey Fisher is accused of making unambiguous threats (e.g. "there are bullets now aimed at the mayor's head everywhere," "Tell Commissioner Kelly he is dead") on the lives of Mayor Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. He placed the calls to 911 and made them between May 12 and last ... More >>
It's the week before election day, and Staten Island's first openly gay candidate for statewide office is winning over a room full of Rotarians. "I know many of you in this room are Republican, and I'm not going to party bash here — except for maybe the Marijuana Party," said Democrat Matt ... More >>
Bush becomes commander in chief of Congress. The junior senator from New York objects.
Former Florida congressman Mark Foley's working the sympathy angle now, first telling the world he has an alcohol problem--world's still divided on that--and today adding that as a youth he was molested by a Catholic priest. This bit the world seems more ready to believe. Whether being molested back ... More >>
Turns out disgraced congressman Mark Foley's local paper had the story last year of his sexed-up Internet exchanges with teenage pages, but didn't run it. Bob Norman of the Daily Pulp, out of Voice sister paper New Times Broward-Palm Beach, posts this: In the St. Petersburg Times’ article ... More >>
Try House Speaker Dennis Hastert, for one. Wait a minute, you say--not only did the Florida press know about former Republican congressman Mark Foley's page hunting, but so did the GOP leadership? Apparently, that's the deal.
Our colleague down in Florida, Bob Norman of New Times Broward-Palm Beach, has Republican congressman Mark Foley's number, and has had it for a while. Norman posts this about the freshly disgraced representative in The Daily Pulp: Turns out former U.S. Rep. Mark Foley was sitting around in his ... More >>
Bush's Big Tent Has Some TearsEven on the Right Side
Homos Get the Glad Hand, Phobes Get the Power
No More Beating Around the Bush