Tuesday, January 17, 2006
Long Weekend Roundup
Algore - Unhinged, Unmedicated, Unintelligible
Just when you thought Albert Arnold "Algore" Gore had drifted off into obscurity, he reappears and - surprise - gives his take on current events. His target? The W Administration.
Drudge has a transcript of his diatribe yesterday at Constitution Hall in Washington DC. Political Teen has the video. In the rant, Algore makes many references to the need to restore respect for the Rule of Law.
This from a guy whose tenure in the Vice-Presidency (did you forget he was Clinton's VP?) was highlighted by his hiding behind the "No Controlling Legal Authority" visage as he raised illegal campaign cash.
Memo to Algore: You lost, now get lost.
Hillary on the Plantation
Hillary "We Are The President" Clinton, apparently attempting to lay claim to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. made the following statement at an MLK Day rally yesterday in response to the question "I need you to tell us what distinguishes Democrats from Republicans right now.":
When you look at the way the House of Representatives has been run, it has been run like a plantation and you know what I'm talking about...Yes, Hillary, we know what you're talking about. We (well, Ian actually) have video of your race baiting remarks. Then again, I guess the former First Lady of one of the most backwater states in the union would know how a plantation is run.
New Orleans Ray Claims Divine Revelation
The Non-Mayor of New Orleans, Ray Nagin, now claims to be the Almighty's Oracle where the Crescent City is concerned. Declaring that:
Surely God is mad at America. He sent us hurricane after hurricane after hurricane, and it's destroyed and put stress on this country.Deciding he's also an expert on world affairs, he then continued:
Surely he doesn't approve of us being in Iraq under false pretenses. But surely he is upset at black America also. We're not taking care of ourselves.And finally, in a statement that would have gotten any white, conservative republican politician run out of town on a rail, he said:
It's time for us to come together. It's time for us to rebuild New Orleans the one that should be a chocolate New Orleans. This city will be a majority African American city. It's the way God wants it to be. You can't have New Orleans no other way. It wouldn't be New Orleans.For the record, Ray Nagin has about as much understanding of the will of God as he has of particle physics or how to evacuate a city facing a Force 5 Hurricane like Katrina.
Video from Ian
And, in the midst of all this, the Golden Globes were given out last night. Zzzzzzz....
MSM Corruption Coverage Gap
Today you will no doubt read much about Congressman Bob Ney (R-OH) stepping aside as chairman of the House Administration Committee while the Abramoff scandal works its way through the system. Ney's actions are predictable and, dare I say, necessary.
What you will not read much about is the guilty plea of Brett M. Pfeffer, aide to Rep. William J. Jefferson (D-LA) on charges of "conspiracy to commit bribery of a public official and aiding and abetting the bribery of a public official".
Double Standard anyone? Bueller?
Mile High Stadium can now be known as where Beantown playoff dreams go do die. Yes, Dean, there is always next season, but this season isn't finished yet. Will Pittsburgh triumph in the thin mountain air this weekend? Methinks not.
Be Careful Who You Invite To Dinner
Four Terrorists, Extra Crispy.