EMAIL FROM THE TENNESSEE REPUBLICAN PARTY [from Nashville City Paper editorial]: Certainly, Americans are at their wit’s end with the oil industry. Rising gasoline prices are changing how people run their businesses, take their vacations and lead their lives. We

JUDGE SENTENCED AND FINED FOR MASTURBATING DURING TRIALS: Donald Thompson, who retired from the Oklahoma trial bench in 2004, was just convicted of using a penis pump to masturbate while presiding over several trials between 2001 and 2003. He was

ATLA has released an indictment of the insurance industry’s questionable tactics post-Katrina as well as following other natural disasters. The report focuses on Big Insurance’s spinning the hurricane from the outset, as “the Great New Orleans Flood.” The report also

Here’s a neat web site, which shows the power of the Internet when used by motivated private individuals. This Israeli couple put together various informational presentations, among which is “Pipeline of Hatred.” This nifty Powerpoint-type presentation graphically illustrates how classic

MORE ON JOHN EDWARDS: The New Republic Online has an [unscientific] poll on Edwards’spotential as Democratic standard-bearer in 2008. Its conclusion: “A shoo-in for 2008, perhaps? TNR readers have answered that question with a resounding, Eh, maybe. How about Al

The New Republic bemoans the Connecticut result, somewhat echoing my earlier post that the results will be felt significantly in the 2008 presidential. One kind of inaccurate point in the piece, though. The article says, “The news that Wesley Clark

Let’s see if I’ve got this right. Conventional wisdom says that the country has gone progressively to the center/right. The last two Democratic presidents were centrists. The Democrats desparately want to regain control of Congress in 2006, and the White

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION: Presidential bill-signing statements expressing reservations about signed legislation violate Constitution: If left unchecked, the president’s practice does grave harm to the separation of powers doctrine, and the system of checks and balances that have sustained our democracy

The first photo in this post, by the way, proves conclusively that Glenn does NOT have a “comb-over.” My opinion on his tendencies toward being the Anti-Christ vary, based on my daily level of psychosis. The dog in the second