Buy American – Spend Euros.

Need anything more to tell you the US economy is down the pooper? Rappers, led by internationally recognized economist Jay Z, are now requesting to be paid in Euros, rather than US Dollars. You can’t really blame them. The euro bought an all-time record $1.4752 on Friday, and the British pound also has been trading…

Condi Rice Bad as Bush – Maureen Dowd

November 28, 2007 Op-Ed Columnist Jump on the Peace Train By MAUREEN DOWD Condi doesn’t want to be Iraq. She wants to be a Palestinian state. It has a far more hopeful ring to it, legacy-wise. The Most Powerful Woman in the History of the World, as President Bush calls her, is a very orderly…

Ingrid Marie Rivera, Miss Universe and Masochist?

Beauty queen Ingrid Marie Rivera beat 29 rivals, all beautiful in appearance, to become Puerto Rico’s 2008 Miss Universe contestant, but this writer believes she deserves another crown for sheer stoicism. Those chicas are serious about their tiara collecting down there! Rivera was composed while appearing before cameras and judges throughout the competition. But once…

Democrats in need of Leadership – Herbert

"The Willie Horton ugliness of 1988 will be like nothing compared with the concerted attack to be unleashed by the G.O.P. on illegal immigrants next year." Bob Herbert November 27, 2007 Op-Ed Columnist Behind the Curtain By BOB HERBERT A friend of mine, talking about the Democratic presidential candidates, tossed out a wonderful mixed metaphor:…

White House declares Scott McClellan the “most dishonest person in the world.”

The latest pronunciation comes just months after McClellan was regarded as 100% honest as White House Press Secretary. White House Spokesperson Dana Perino informed the White House Press corps that McClellan was now persona non grata Friday in a prepared statement. Members of the White House press corps were especially silent following the release, presumably…

Intelligent Design For Dummies

"Dummies" in this article defines those who have not paid much attention to this issue and want a quick synopsis of what this is all about. If you are an advocate of Intelligent Design you are at the wrong article, please go to this article: Intelligent Design For Morons & Imbeciles. Nova recently broadcast a…

Thankful George – Borowitz

Bush Issues "Thankfulness List"Pre-Thanksgiving Radio AddressAndy Borowitz In a special pre-Thanksgiving radio address broadcast from the White House, President George W. Bush asked his fellow Americans to join him in giving thanks for the following things: “My fellow Americans, let’s be thankful for global warming, because as these winter months approach, it makes the world…

Winter of Our Discontent – Krugman

November 26, 2007 Op-Ed Columnist Winter of Our Discontent By PAUL KRUGMAN “Americans’ Economic Pessimism Reaches Record High.” That’s the headline on a recent Gallup report, which shows a nation deeply unhappy with the state of the economy. Right now, “27% of Americans rate current economic conditions as either ‘excellent’ or ‘good,’ while 44% say…

Intelligent Design For Morons and Imbeciles

If you have arrived at this article looking for the truth on this matter you are in the wrong place, please click this link to go to Intelligent Design for Dummies. If you have an IQ around room temperature this is the right place for you. In Nova’s recent two hour documentary which put Intelligent…