Pat Buchanan’s Speech Sounded Better in the Original German – Molly Ivins on the 1992 G.O.P. Convention

Still regularly seeking refuge from the present in the past, I found myself thinking about the roots of today’s GOP again, and a time when it seemed that Republicans were already beginning to get a little wacky and out of touch with the American people, the 1992 Republican National Convention in Houston, Texas. Who better…

That Day in Bowling Green

Remembering that day in Bowling Green, an event so tragic & horrific we’d nearly erased it from our collective national memory. Special thanks to Kellyanne Conway for preventing this tragedy from disappearing into the dustbin of history.
“That Day in Bowling Green” performed by Nick and Gabe, written by Dave Stinton.

For those moved to do more, consider donating at The Bowling Green Massacre Victims Fund.

Great Moments in Political Satire: Colbert Rips Dubya to Shreds at White House Correspondents Dinner, Ten Years Ago Today

April 29, 2006: Stephen Colbert Speaks Truthiness to Power Antonin Scalia thought it was hilarious. Progressives like the Raucous Rooster crew thought it a flickering light of sanity at an exceedingly bleak time. But many of the inside-the-Beltway audience of movers and shakers at the White House Correspondents Dinner on April 29, 2016 found it…

Pope Francis Reverses Position On Capitalism After Seeing Wide Variety Of American Oreos – The Onion

September 22, 2015. The Onion WASHINGTON—Admitting the startling discovery had compelled him to reexamine his long-held beliefs, His Holiness Pope Francis announced Tuesday that he had reversed his critical stance toward capitalism after seeing the immense variety of Oreos available in the United States. “Oh, my goodness, look at all these! Golden Oreos, Cookie Dough…

Jon Stewart’s Democalypse 2016 & The Great Fellatiator: What Would We Do Without Donald Trump?

Jon Stewart not only raises the question of what we would do without Trump in the 2016 presidential campaign to entertain us.

He also makes you wonder what we’ll do without Stewart around to help us laugh at the absurdity that is our electoral campaign process.