Paul Begala, co-host of CNN’s Crossfire, back in February 2004:
Well, Howie Kurtz is the man, of course, who keeps a[n] eye on the media for CNN’s “RELIABLE SOURCES” and “The Washington Post.” He reports that the Bush administration is engaged in a rather novel new form of censorship. Articles that are critical of the [...]
I don’t know which blogger started this tradition, but I see it everywhere: cat blogging. So here are ours, enjoying a quiet Saturday morning at home.
Chewy is short for Chewbacca. She was a pound cat, originally feral – we took her in when she was about six months old. [...]
About a week after buying my Goldwing I noticed a huge gap between the instrument panel and the fairing it mounts to. I took it back to the dealership to have the panel seated correctly, and to have the windshield adjusted (it wouldn’t stay in the raised position).
When I picked up the bike I [...]
When a certain type of executive or senior military officer talks about “respect” and “loyalty,” what he invariably means is “total support” and “no dissent.” He cannot abide disagreement; he surrounds himself with yes men in order to keep reality at bay.
I’ve always felt George W. Bush is such a man, and everything I’ve [...]
Yum . . . spag bog!
Several years ago, when I was putting the Half-Mind Cookbook together, an Australian harriette inadvertently posted a shopping list to the international hash e-mail list. The line that caught my attention said “mince for spag bog.”
Spag bog? That could only be some sort of Australian dish, right? Like [...]
Part of the Tucson supermarket shopping experience is the man or woman standing near the entrance, whispering “fresh tamales” as you walk by. I’ve never seen a supermarket employee – or a cop – harass these vendors, and that’s a good thing. I’m not so naive as to believe they actually make these tamales at [...]
I just have to link to this: the estimable Fafnir and Giblets discuss the “theory” of relativity.