That little election we just had

It’s hard being the only flaming liberal in your little family. Okay, my aunt Vicki is also a flaming liberal. So there are two of us, I guess, among a …

The one about the Weiner

Like everyone else with a functioning limbic system, I am sick of hearing and talking about Anthony Weiner. But this is one of those controversies where so many people seem …

Topical humor for your Thursday

I have some hack-and-slash Photoshoppery for you: I hope no one else beat me to it, but that whole collective consciousness thing leads me to believe someone probably did.

‘Restoring’ ‘honor’

Saturday morning I got up shortly after 11, just in time to remember that the White Privilege Wankfest was streaming live online and I should probably watch some of it. …

Lady, have you been in a coma for a couple of decades?

I’m combing the interwebinars for Memphis Tea Party coverage to post to The Memphis Blog, and I’m seeing a good deal of dumb/awful/racist/troubling/violent signs, but here’s one that I honestly …

T-minus two weeks

I’ll be in Washington, D.C., two weeks from this very moment. It’s kind of ridiculous how it has crept up on me, and how unprepared I feel. Actually, that part’s …

Surreal

They are directing traffic in the parking lot of my office so that people can drive up and buy editions of today’s paper. Demand was so high that they printed …

Things that are making me stupid giddy right now

• Isobamapresidentyet.com (seen above) and Palinaspresident.com • My man won. I have backed him all along and I can’t even tell you what a relief it is to see him …

Today

I’m so excited/nervous/barfy/worried about how today is going to unfold. I have my hunches and my hopes, but we all know those don’t amount to a hill of vomit-flavored jelly …