Newsmax’s John L. Perry talks about a coup

Seriously peole. WTF? In a column published yesterday, Newsmax’s John L. Perry wrote that there is a “gaining” possibility that the military will stage a coup to “resolve the ‘Obama problem.’” Newsmax has apparently removed the column from its site. Links are now redirected to the homepage, and Perry’s author page has no mention of […]

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Al Franken kicks ass and takes names …

… on expiring provisions of the Patriot Act which don’t require names from the government when implementing roving wiretaps. Just in case he wasn’t familiar with it, Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) decided to read the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution to David Kris, assistant attorney general of the Justice Department’s National Security Division, who was […]

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The GOP’s Misplaced Rage

Interesting commentary from conservative economist Bruce Bartlett, once a firm Republican supporter: It was almost entirely Bush’s fault. Where is the evidence that everything would be better if Republicans were in charge? Does anyone believe the economy would be growing faster or that unemployment would be lower today if John McCain had won the election? […]

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Atheist Top 30

Pretty interesting list of songs. Now all we need is an Atheist anthem. Like it or not, Christian music is undoubtedly popular. Among my daughter’s peer group “Jesus Take the Wheel,” by Carrie Underwood, is a very popular song that her friends sing when they get together. During my own adolescence I was an unwilling […]

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The (really odd) lies of Sarah Palin

But who doesn’t tell a fib once in a while? In fact, I’m lying right now. Palin lied when she said the dismissal of her public safety commissioner, Walt Monegan, had nothing to do with his refusal to fire state trooper Mike Wooten; in fact, the Branchflower Report concluded that she repeatedly abused her power […]

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Daily Kos: Al Franken wins

Congratulations Al. (finally) For all of the foregoing reasons, we affirm the decision of the trial court that Al Franken received the highest number of votes legally cast and is entitled under Minn. Stat. § 204C.40 (2008) to receive the certificate of election as United States Senator from the State of Minnesota. Daily Kos: Al […]

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