Posts from the ‘Humor’ category

The True History of Star Wars

Were the Imperials actually the “good guys” of the Star Wars universe? My instant response to Grand Moff Tarkin’s chalk-pale, sneer-chiseled face (not to mention the…

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Yer a Neocon, Harry

“These are dark times, there is no denying. Our world has, perhaps, faced no greater threat than it does today. But I say this to our…

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MAJORITY MITCH

Perdue: +8

Deal: +8

Yesterday the Republican Party took control of the Senate in a midterm wave described by the media as a “bloodbath” (Huffington Post) for Democrats and an embattled President Barack…

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The People’s Long March

The big-government environmental movement is a strange brew of mainstream and fringe ideology. Along with the typical assortment of hep college students and Woodstock veterans, the cause…

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Ben Franklin, the Man

History has given Ben Franklin two enthusiastic thumbs up. How much does he deserve them? After all, the man has long been admired for galvanizing the American…

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A Thousand Points of Lame: Michelle Nunn and the Southern Democrats

Michelle Nunn is widely viewed as the Democrats’ best hope to take a U.S. Senate seat from Republican hands. Polls show a tight race with GOP…

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Sandinistas & Athens Baristas

“If the nuclear missiles had remained, we would have used them against the very heart of America, including New York City … We will march the…

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How To Make the Most of Your D.C. Internship

…By trolling an NGO via your think tank’s official Twitter account. Those who know the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) — a buttoned-down, bow tie-heavy…

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Support the Revolution!

Dear Comrade, Today, April 1, marks the deadline to sign up for health insurance through exchanges created by the Glorious Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act…

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A Running Gaffe

It just keeps getting worse for Wendy Davis. Davis is the true-blue Democratic candidate for governor of Texas. For this, and for her previous “bravery” in…

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