Revisiting Real Americas.


Sarah Palin wouldn’t recognize these places. [...]


"I think it could be declared with near certainty, monsieur, that you are not up on that."

French postcards from 1910 imagining the year 2000.

Sarah Palin wants to go to Sudan for some reason. “…why should Sudan have any interest in hosting Palin? Even if the country weren’t in such a delicate state, [...]

Your Monday* Random-Ass Roundup: Heard 'Em Say

Believe it or not, I’ve been known to be a jackass. Ask anyone who had the misfortune of knowing me in college. Or a couple years ago. I really hope President Obama isn’t asked about it anytime soon:

Anyway, lots of things have happened since our last Monday roundup. Here’s a few of them, [...]

The Real Death Panels.

Via Digby, Southern Beale gives Sarah Palin a lesson on “death panels”:

In your free market wonderland everyone somehow manages to get healthcare, even those who are poor or live in isolated areas, though the poor and isolated in your own state required assistance from the federal government.

And despite all of this, you appear [...]

Your Monday Random-Ass Roundup: The Low-End Theory

Hey, has anyone else seen that picture of President Obama ogling that 17-year-old girl’s ass at the G8 summit in Italy?:

Of course you didn’t. Because there’s no such picture and he wasn’t doing that. Silly rabbits.

And without any further ado, your reading material from the weekend:

1. On Friday, the Washington Post [...]

Palin's Pass and Fail.

Via Deadspin:

As a result, I bet Malcom Gladwell thinks Palin’s epic fail proves that all liberal bloggers should use a full-court press against fading Republican governors. That means you better have someone working with you on that ball-handling, Sanford.

No punchline. It’s too easy and downright cheap.

And in other Palin news, [...]

Your Monday Random-Ass Roundup: One Day It'll All Make Sense.

1. When Steve McNair was drafted by the Houston Oilers out of a tiny black school, and earned a reputation as one of those dudes who would regularly suit up on Sundays with cracked ribs and a bruised thumb. In 2000, he took his team to within inches of a Super Bowl victory. [...]

The Engagement's Off.

Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston have apparently ended their engagement:

It’s surprising because in an interview just last month with FOX’s Gretta Van Susteren, Bristol said the 19-year-old Levi is a hands-on dad and that they planned on marrying after finishing their education.

But in a new interview with Star Magazine, Levi’s sister [...]