Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The Geico Guy gets the last laugh (video)

May 25, 2010 by  
Filed under Entertainment

D.C. Douglas is the voice over talent who is best known for his work on the GEICO commercials. Well, one night after a few drinks, Douglas decided to call Freedom Works and give them a piece of his mind. Although his remarks were confrontational he was non-threatening and polite the whole time. He was simply [...]

Economics Seen Through The Right-Wing Kaleidoscope

December 2, 2009 by  
Filed under Politics

We have seen this played out over and over again. As soon as Liberals take majorities in the Legislative Branch and control the Executive; the Conservative Movement, like an octopus stalking its pray, camouflages itself as the exemplar of fiscal responsibility and political incorruptibility. While squids feed upon hapless shell-fish, the conservative, Republican Party feeds [...]

Global Warming and the Distortions of Inhofe and Climategate

November 29, 2009 by  
Filed under Politics

Currently, the World consumes at least 84 million barrels of oil daily with the U.S. contributing to a quarter of that consumption. In 2006, the World burned 6,743,786,000 short tons of coal and that is expected to increase 48% to 9.98 billion short tons by 2030.[11] These are extremely large numbers and, if current consumption [...]

Bruce Handy & Sam Tanenhaus: The Death of Conservatism (Video)

November 29, 2009 by  
Filed under Politics

“Bruce Handy, a frequent contributor to The New York Times Book Review, is a senior articles editor and writer at Vanity Fair.  Sam Tanenhaus – Sam Tanenhaus is the editor of both The New York Times Book Review and the “Week in Review” section of the Times. From 1999 to 2004 he was a contributing [...]

Right-Wing Punditry’s Disturbing Obsession with Rape

November 22, 2009 by  
Filed under Politics

Look, any rational person knows that right-wing pundits have serious flaws and gaps in the arguments they make. They rather play to emotion, use provocative language and  often resort to ad-homonym attacks. By themselves, they are the hallmark of somebody who lacks  the facts and evidence to support their claims. As a point of self-admission, [...]

McDonnell’s commentary on today’s “Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy”

September 28, 2009 by  
Filed under MSNBC