I was introduced to the term “astroturfing” this summer, as it relates to politics. Astroturfing is fake grassroots. Quoting wikipedia, “The term (grassroots) implies that […]

Rachel Maddow on Obama Diplomacy

Rachel Maddow takes a look at Obama’s surprise announcement at the G20 regarding Iran’s secret nuclear facility. She refers to the announcement as diplomatic shock-and-awe. […]

Push Polling

I clicked on an ad from Newsmax a moment ago. The first question was simple enough. “Do you support President Obama’s and the Democrat’s plan […]

Muammar Gaddafi by Saturday night live

SNL Spoofs Moamar Khadafi’s* speech at the G20.,8599,1926053,00.html There is less consensus on how to spell Moammar Ghadafi than there is about the economic […]

Rod Blagojevich

Rod Blagojevich, former governor of Illinois, has a book coming out, in which he claims that finally the truth comes out regarding the scandal surrounding […]

Inhofe says “God’s still up there.”

Senator James Inhofe (R) Oklahoma (not a scientist) believes that global warming science “isn’t there”. Scientists tend to disagree with the good senator. The […]

Iran Election Protests

The results were announced mere hours after polls closed. Millions of votes, hand-counted, in hours. They announced that AckmadinnerJacket had won decisively, with 63% of […]