I think there comes a time in everyone's life when they feel compelled to draw picture after picture of Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner. I started this blog to catalog my experiments in the medium.
Many of you on Facebook have recently been handed a little gift from the social media site in celebration of its 10th anniversary: a video of each of our FB highlights over the years. Some love it while some think they're horrible or creepy. Of course, a meme like this is open to satire and I have done just that. What if Facebook created such a video for the Republican Party. Hmmm, what special moments would it highlight?
As a fairly ardent Democratic supporter and political junkie, the unrepentant mistruths of Paul Ryan's GOP convention speech annoyed me a great deal. As a distance runner, Paul Ryan shaving over an hour off of his actual marathon time, and putting himself into the much-envied group of runners who've achieved a sub-3 hour marathon, outright angered me. And as a web nerd, I figured I could at least help others understand what their Paul Ryan marathon speeds would be -- so I built a quick calculator to do just that. Enjoy!
A site that collects links from around the Web showing the intellectual and cultural decline of the GOP.
I'm a media writer for the Washington City Paper. Recently the storied Washington Times, which has burned through $3 billion in mysterious Unification Church-sourced funding over the past 28 years fighting what it saw as prevailing liberal news bias, shaping the landscape of the right wing media long before Rupert Murdoch even got here, and imparting a less-than-deserved sense of respectability upon the crazy Korean cult leader who founded it, was sold. This is an epic story of flower-selling, mass weddings, completely insane sex rituals, swashbuckling Cold Warriors, white supremacists and neo-segregationists, Barney Frank & Vince Foster, closeted gay Republicans and where the money goes when you order from a sushi restaurant…