Category Archives: Calling Bullshit

Sexting : The stupid spreads to The Statesman

The Statesman ed board, a bastion of intellectual rigor if ever there was one (who can forget their 2004 endorsement of President George W. Bush), today endorsed the proposal by Sen. Watson and AG Abbott to criminalize sexting. They apparently … Continue reading

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Calling Bullshit : Perry, ERCOT and failure to keep Texans warm

Like all of you, I woke up to the news this AM that Texas would be enjoying rolling blackouts. Apparently, there’s some ‘problem’ at undisclosed generation stations. Now, I think that sounds just a wee bit fishy, especially since this … Continue reading

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Oh my… but that’s not the way math works

So the Libertarians had their conclave this weekend here in Austin and I missed it because I was too busy running errands and laughing at some of the rather generously fed folks in town for the ROT rally. I did … Continue reading

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Can we all just agree…

… that from now on anyone involved with foreign or economic policy in the Bush Administration gets a permanent “Oh, fuck off because you’re a goddamn disaster” instead of listening to what they have to say? Seriously, we need to … Continue reading

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Shut it, Teabaggers!

While the teabaggers are bitching and moaning about their taxes, USA Today and CNN both have found out that taxes now are lower than they have been at any time since 1950, before most of these people were even born. … Continue reading

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Ag Comm Race : The Statesman vs. The DMN

We discussed the pathetic reporting out of the DMN Tuesday, but yesterday’s mess was even worse. Jessica Myers, the intrepid reporter covering the Democratic primary race for Commissioner of Agriculture (and whose last beat was Frisco ISD, no joke), ain’t … Continue reading

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So, another terrorist?

Sorry about the light posting, you know how it is… having a life sometimes interferes with the blog. What we missed was a terrorist trying to blow up a plan on approach to Detroit. Then another one tried to do … Continue reading

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Kay Bailey concedes to 39%

Senator Support Hose decided today NOT to resign prior to the primary. Instead, she’s decided to continue her project in the Senate which consists, primarily, of fucking things up for her constituents. And wasting her contributors money in a vain … Continue reading

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Talk, bluster and bullshit : Right wing cowardice shows up in force

Media Matters put out this today regarding the virulent right wing press (blogs, print and broadcast) who are all talking about revolution and military coups against the President and the Government. Here’s a representative sample of what has them so … Continue reading

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If you were already rich…

The Bush Administration really did provide some incredible wage growth… just not for you, me and certainly not for everyone we know. No, it was pretty much limited to the rich people. This really shouldn’t come as a surprise to … Continue reading

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