Archive for July 25th, 2008

The Frackin’ Cracker Tempest

| July 25, 2008 | 6 Replies
The Frackin’ Cracker Tempest

In case you’ve been out of touch, a student in Florida took Our Lord Jesus Christ hostage a few weeks ago. He walked out of church with a consecrated communion wafer to show to a friend, rather than promptly eating the true flesh of the 2000 year old man. Ignoring the question of whether Jesus […]

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John McCain shows the media that access comes with a price

| July 25, 2008 | 2 Replies
John McCain shows the media that access comes with a price

Check out this video:  McCain is pointedly reminding the Wall Street Journal that media access isn’t free.  If you don’t write nice things about McCain, you might not get any story at all. The accompanying article and video provide both the incident and the motive.   If reporter Elizabeth Holmes shapes up, maybe she can still […]

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The Danger of Obama’s Current High—a lesson from Harper Lee

| July 25, 2008 | 1 Reply
The Danger of Obama’s Current High—a lesson from Harper Lee

Consider this comment regarding Barack Obama by Joan Walsh of Salon.com: The only downside I can see right now is Obama being depicted as enjoying the adulation a little too much. After the speech, Newsweek’s Jonathan Alter told MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell that he spoke with Obama this morning, and that “he seemed very up, very […]

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