Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyTom Petty's management sent a Teapublican Michele Bachmann's campaign a cease-and-desist letter, demanding she never use his song
"American Girl" at campaign events again. That was fast--she just launched her campaign yesterday!At any rate, this is just the latest i ... More >>
Courtesy of Saddleback ChurchAs released WikiLeaks proved George W. Bush lied, told half-truths and lived in a world far from reality--at least as chronicled in his recently released memoir, Decision Points--the former president was receiving a reportedly "rousing reception" at Sad ... More >>
As reported earlier, Trent Reznor is adapting the Nine Inch Nails concept album Year Zero as a science fiction television show for HBO and BBC.Released in 2007, Year Zero was created by Trent and Co. as a rallying cry against both the Bush administration and the overall fucked-up state of the wor ... More >>
Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) was criticized in some quarters today for crapping on President Barack Obama's Afghanistan surge announcement before the speech was even delivered tonight.So credit the anti-war movement for at least waiting until Obama was waving goodbye from the West Point podium ... More >>
Nick Schou blogged last week about a San Francisco federal judge having ruled that John Yoo, the UC Berkeley law professor who just finished a stint as a visiting professor at Chapman Law School, can "be held personally responsible for the indefinite military detention and alleged torture of an Amer ... More >>
That two names didn't make outgoing President George W. Bush's list of presidential pardons and commutations announced today has Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) steaming mad, although he noted Dubya "still has time to do the right thing."Border Patrol agents Ignacio Ramos and Jose Compean ... More >>
A broken clock is right more often than Rohrabacher: Orange County Congressman Dana Rohrabacher recently uttered that President George W. Bush deserves another six months to turn things around in Iraq. But the Huntington Beach/Long Beach representative has a shameful history on the subject. More t ... More >>
We were moments away from President Cheney last week, it seems.
The Detroit News reports:
Credit Ford Motor Co. CEO Alan Mulally with saving the leader of the free world from self-immolation.
Mulally told journalists at the New York auto show that he intervened to prevent President Bush from plugg ... More >>
… and radioactive in the middle.
By now you know that North Korea has apparently successfully tested a nuclear weapon. (Experts prefer the term "device", rather than "weapon", but given the fact that this device's sole function is to cause large-scale destruction, I think the word weapon is ... More >>
Who knew Newton's laws of motion applied to flying politicians? Consider the case of President Bush, Governor Schwarzenegger, and Newton's third law, which states: "For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction." President Bush flies into California to campaign for two Republican poli ... More >>
George Bush has fundamentally reshaped the "conventional wisdom" of American political life in a way that most presidents can only dream of. Ronald Reagan elicited only agreement, at least rhetorically, that "the era of big government is over." George Bush has elicited agreement that "those claiming ... More >>
By now everyone has seen pictures or video of President Bush's laying on of hands on German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the G-8 summit (the "love attack", as it's known in the German press). And this far into his second term, everyone has heard the theory that what really motivates W. is the burning ... More >>
Good news for those of us who have never seen the power of a monarchy in action, and the servility it demands of its subjects. President Bush is extending his weekend trip to California, and will be visiting scenic Irvine on Monday.
According to the Register, "Bush will speak to the Orange County B ... More >>
If it wasn't for the cheeseburgers, I might have found this morning's resignation of White House Chief of Staff Andy Card touching. Certainly the reporters– and I use that word loosely– on the various cable news stations did, but then they were just following the White House's lead and i ... More >>
If he weren't such a male skank, we'd marry him...
From: Bill Maher
To: George W. Bush
Mr. President, this job can't be fun for you any more. There's no more money to spend--you used up all of that. You can't start another war because you used up the army. And now, darn the luck, the rest of your ... More >>