‘God’s Rottweiler’ Visit’s the U.S.

“God’s Rottweiler” is visiting the U.S.. NBC News has a little history on Benedict and the views that earned him the name “God’s Rottweiler”: George W Bush and family rolled out the red carpet for the Pope at Andrews Air Force base today:

Hillary Clinton to Appear on ‘Colbert Report’

Hillary Clinton will appear on the Colbert Report on Thursday night. AP News reports Clinton is “hoping the “Colbert bump” will help propel her to victory in Pennsylvania.” The Democratic presidential candidate will make her first appearance on Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” on Thursday. Both Clinton and Colbert have … Continue reading

A Food Policy

Other than a very robust war policy, about the only discernible policy that BUSHCO has is their proprietary version of an energy policy, namely The Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Mind you, we can’t use any of our oil stockpile, because then it would not be available in case we face times … Continue reading

Here’s a Campaign Break: Just a Silly-Assed Dog

The infamous Gator, the one eyed, lame cowdog that’s afraid of cattle, in action as she obeys a simply ‘Down’ command. [It’s a silent video taken with my digital still camera.] The rolling over and groveling at my feet was her idea. How did a ‘she’ get named Gator? I … Continue reading

Obama’s Tactic of Conciliation vs Political Compromise

Barack Obama’s support for Joe Liebermann during his election is and was an important indicator of his character, judgment and goals. HARTFORD, Conn. –U.S. Sen. Barack Obama rallied Connecticut Democrats at their annual dinner Thursday night, throwing his support behind mentor and Senate colleague Joe Lieberman. [2006] That endorsement, at … Continue reading

Dizzy’s Ten Post Round-Up

(Programming note:  I’m going to keep the round-up, short and sweet.  But, I will continue to post a video for the day and make my usual commentary on my own crazy blog.) News gotcha feelin’ bitter?  Well, today’s Ten Post Round-Up ain’t gonna make ya feel any better: 1: Iraqi … Continue reading

Political Log Rolling in the Clinton Campaign

It was just an old-fashioned case of political log rolling. In this case, the Clinton campaign approached a Democratic county commissioner and held up a political carrot—if the commissioner, the only Democrat of the three commissioners, would endorse Sen. Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination, they would do their best … Continue reading

Late Night: In Search of the Good Old Nervous Breakdown

Look what’s become passe… old-fashioned “nervous breakdowns.” Hardly anyone mentions those anymore. “I haven’t heard that term in years,” said Mike Fitzpatrick, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, a national advocacy organization based in Arlington, Va. “’It’s from another era.” The term — a vague catch-all phrase … Continue reading

More Economic Pain: Retailing Chains Caught in a Wave of Bankruptcies

This is so not a good sign: Since last fall, eight mostly midsize chains — as diverse as the furniture store Levitz and the electronics seller Sharper Image — have filed for bankruptcy protection as they staggered under mounting debt and declining sales. More on the way… But the troubles … Continue reading