Gov. Scott Walker Sets Himself on Fire at CPAC, Compares ISIS to Union Protesters

By |February 27th, 2015|

Gov. Scott Walker compares union protesters to ISIS, completing a very bad month for the gaffe prone wannabe. “We need have someone who leads and ultimately will send a message that not only will we protect American soil, but…freedom-loving people anywhere else in the world. We need that confidence,” he said. “If I [...]

Leonard Nimoy, Known for Spock, Photographer of Nude Women as Feminine Image of God

By |February 27th, 2015|

Leonard Nimoy, gone at 83. Publicity shot from way back when. THERE IS not much to say, because the work and legendary character portrayal of Leonard Nimoy says it all. We should feel grateful that Zachary Quinto does such a remarkable job stepping in as the younger Spock, as do all the other [...]

FCC Classifies Internet Broadband as Public Utility, a Win for Democracy & Freedom

By |February 26th, 2015|

FCC decision makes the Internet a public utility, a historic decision and a win for the via Media Action Grassroots Network Tom Wheeler, the commission chairman, said the F.C.C. was using “all the tools in our toolbox to protect innovators and consumers” and preserve the Internet’s role as a “core of free expression [...]

Republicans Fight Legal D.C. Weed, While Mayor Bowser Keeps Voter Faith

By |February 26th, 2015|

Legal D.C. weed casts all eyes on Mayor Muriel Bowser. As Thursday dawns on the nation’s capital, marijuana will be a legal intoxicant, though Washington will not be Amsterdam, or even Denver. There will be no pot shops, no open-air smoking, but at least for the moment, the District — for once in [...]

Giuliana Rancic, Zendaya and the Politics of Hair and Race *Updated*

By |February 25th, 2015|

Giuliana Rancic takes heat for a comment about Zendaya's dreads on Oscar night, apologizing on E!.Screen capture from The View clip on YouTube "I feel like she smells like patchouli oil and weed." - Giuliana Rancic THE EPISODE of E! Fashion Police was hilarious and rocking, complete with giving the Academy hell for [...]

Clinton Taps Lean In Territory, as Hillary Haters Gear Up

By |February 24th, 2015|

Hillary haters ready for the fight and it won't be some little "right-wing conspiracy" this time. [Allison Howard, chairwoman of the political science department at Dominican University in San Rafael] says Clinton’s address will allow “that gathering of influential people, who will talk to their circle of friends” to get out the message: [...]

Patricia Arquette Speech Touches Off Wave *Updated*

By |February 23rd, 2015|

Patricia Arquette touched off a contagion of heartfelt speeches on the 2015 Oscars. “Tonight we honor Hollywood’s best and whitest, sorry I mean brightest." - Neil Patrick Harris THE QUOTE above came in the first few minutes on Sunday night and for Neil Patrick Harris it was pretty much downhill from there. It's [...]

It’s the Oscars

By |February 22nd, 2015|

It's the Oscars. Could it be Michael Keaton's big night? Or maybe Eddie Redmayne? Will Boyhood take Best Picture? ...and where's the category for Best Comedy? EVERYONE has their favorites, with the rumble underneath it all the whiteness of the night. Slights are held as grudges up to a point, but once everyone [...]

Rudy, The Worst of American Politics, Scott Walker Embraces

By |February 20th, 2015|

Rudy is some piece of work, a gnarled little man who represents the worst of American politics, which doesn't bother Scott Walker one bit. "I do not believe, and I know this is a horrible thing to say, but I do not believe that the president loves America. He doesn’t love you. And [...]

Mother Jones Deconstructs Bill O’Reilly’s War Zone Claims

By |February 20th, 2015|

Bill O'Reilly gets a dose of fact checking on his Falkland war stories by Mother Jones, which doesn't turn out well for the Fox News star. "Nobody from CBS got to the Falklands," says Bob Schieffer. "For us, you were a thousand miles from where the fighting was. So we had some great [...]