From the daily archives: Tuesday, June 19, 2007

If you don’t know Paul Pena, find out! Writer of the breakout Steve Miller Band hit Jet Airliner (yeah, it’s a cover):

PS – Go out tomorrow and get New Train (or stay in and fire up iTunes)

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Rudy might not be smoking crack. But his South Carolina Chairman can sell ya some.

Damn…

Rudy and the crack slanga:

ht TPM

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I didn’t mean to make this Fred Thompson Day here at PB. Just turned out thataway. TBogg nails Thompson for trying to get away with adopting Daniel Boone into his home state of Tennessee. Funny thing is they just corrected it by removing the state – wouldn’t wanna have to give props to that state on top or nuthin’. Or, hell, they coulda just used Davey Crockett!

To be fair, all white guys in coonskin caps look the same to me too.

Hilarity.

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Rumor has it that Rob Portman is resigning as the White House budget director to distance himself from Bush- and prepare for the 2010 race for Ohio Governor.

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The latest Newsweek edition arrived at the orthodontist’s office just before I arrived. The lady at the front desk exclaimed, “That just got here! If you need to brush up, then here you go!”.

Good timing. While we waited for my oldest to get braces added to her pallet expander I was indeed able to brush up on the disaster that is the Middle East in the Bush era and how the next president will inherent quite the mess, namely the Gaza Effect. It wasn’t all bad. There was a nice bit about how Pelosi intends on transforming […]

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Nah. Fred Thompson is trying to run as an outsider who will bring change to Washington. That’s the persona he wants to come off as having. There’s a bit of a problem with that. It’s hard to try to run as an outsider when you’ve already been dubbed “The Access Man”. But he’s gonna give it a whirl!

A bit about Fred Thompson’s background and his political views, courtesy of the DNC:

* Thompson spent decades as a lobbyist in Washington. During the 1980s he represented the energy firm Westinghouse in a failed attempt to win billions in federal subsidies. […]

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Robo-posted because I’m away on business…

I vote “Beard”. I have one, it’s bio-engineered. Do you want to touch my beard?

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