Posts Tagged ‘Al Franken’

R.I.P., KPOJ

For the first dozen or so years of my career in construction, I went to great lengths to provide audio entertainment for myself (and others working on my sites), and it was never easy.  As far back as the early 90′s, music radio was notoriously awful and unreliable, a constantly shifting landscape of  format changes [...]

Has Fox Gone Commie?

There was an absurd, likely planted story in Politico today about how Fox News had “moved to the left” here lately.  I, personally, see no evidence of this.  Looking at their website, a grueling, thankless task that was evidently too much for Politico, I noticed that every article was either Obama-bashing, Republican-fellating, or included celebrity [...]

Sticks and Stones

“That really hurt,” he said. “You can disagree with my politics, but don’t ever accuse me of being a racist. . . . I can see how the perception would be ‘Bush didn’t care,’ but to accuse me of being a racist is disgusting.” Former President George Bush lying, uncontestedly, to Oprah Winfrey. Behaving as [...]

Equal Justice Under the Law

UPDATED BELOW: That’s the inscription on the front of the Supreme Court building.  No, seriously.  The part right beneath it where it says “But Some Are More Equal Than Others” may as well be chiseled in now, under a no-bid contract  by Halliburton.  The court, whose rampantly corporatist wing wouldn’t even exist without its heretofore [...]

The Power of Dreams

Weather Update:  3:00 pm PDT:  Well, it’s 3:00 pm and still a temperate 100 out, far short of the 105 predicted here and elsewhere, with humidity in the mere 20′s and the difference is palpable.  It’s still like Hell, but with a side salad.  I’m interested to see how this welcome shift affects crazy dreams…. More [...]

Stuart Smalley saves the senate

When Air America announced its intention to become the lone liberal voice in talk radio, to begin to counter the utter dominance of that medium by the Right, way back in 2003, it was music to my ears.  Working often alone, building things and tearing them down, not necessarily in that order, some aural stimulation [...]