Question of the moment

By giving a peace prize to a president who hasn’t yet been in office for a year (indeed, he was nominated for the prize only two weeks after taking office), thus we haven’t seen the result of his policies in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, and Israel/Palestine (to mention nothing of the smaller...

The Democratic Superfail

Funny, yes, but only because it’s sickening. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Democratic Super Majority www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Ron Paul Interview Despite having a “supermajority”, the Democrats inability to fight the...

That aspirin will cost you 100 BILLLL-ION DOLLARS!

It looks like Dr. Evil is in charge of the pricing scheme for drugs we get in hospitals which, when taken at home, would be cheaper.  Much, ahem, cheaper: Medicare and supplemental insurance covered most of the costs, but there was still a bill of $730. Charges for what the hospital calls...

The fail boat sets dock somewhere down the Nile

[Howdy Left Fieldians, I’ve been away for a while. Following American politics became a trying matter, then I transferred to Cairo for a semester to brush up on my Arabic. What follows is a dispatch from a country that is very, very unlike yours.] Back in the United States we had to deal with Bush for...

Chasing Shadows

In the wake of Dr. Tiller’s murder by an anti-abortion activist, finger pointing has started in another horrible crime: today’s shootings at DC’s Holocaust Museum.  Given my attribution of Tiller’s murder partly due to hatred spewed from the right, I need to set a couple things...

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