Posts Tagged ‘Texas’

Are We Safer Now?

I’ve been studiously avoiding writing about the Aurora Massacre, because it’s unfolded so predictably I can’t find a remotely funny angle to it.  Joking about such a tired subject is both tasteless and about as original as Henny Youngman.  Of course the NRA-addled right is going to say that the only answer is more guns, [...]

I Toilet To Ya

A couple of weeks ago, when I was tapping away at the Firebagger place, I made the not very daring prediction that the Southern states singled out by the Voting Rights Act of 1965 were gunning for its overturn courtesy of our conveniently composed Supreme Court.  Since we all know that racism in America only [...]

Fetid Fishwraps

UPDATE: Here’s Monday’s subversive, unprintable horror: Courtesy of Doonesbury.com (h/t Daphne) For about the eleventy thousandth time in my life, I’m moved to deeply regret the long, miserable three years I spent faithfully delivering the Oregonian, although it was, much to my chagrin at the time, a heavier and more widely subscribed rag back then, [...]

Hit the Road, Jack

As we approach another Thanksgiving here at CHNN, I was feeling pretty cheated on my list of things to be thankful for.  Both wars still rage, with more offered up every few months, Obama has continued to be a horrible disappointment on civil liberties, the economy, and on and on, and the Republican party has [...]