Friday, September 14, 2007

"Our tomorrow starts today"

It's 1984 all over again, after Bush's most Orwellian speech to date.

Freedom is on the march! Progress is being made!

If the president wants to get his slogans from Anbar Province, how about this one: "Greet Bush And Die."

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

The Nation's Longest Winning Streak ...

... in college football belongs to the Birmingham-Southern College Panthers. After winning their final two games in the 1939 season, the Panthers took a short break. On Sept. 7, picking up right where they left off, BSC opened the 2007 season with a win at Legion Field in Birmingham.

Some notable scores from Panther football history:
1934 BSC 7, Auburn 0
1930 BSC 7, Auburn 0
1928 BSC 6, Auburn 0

Friday, September 7, 2007

Ninth Ward Rapper

Check out this interview with New Orleans rapper Sess 4-5, who has a lot to say about Katrina and its aftermath. And watch his video for "Black Man" featuring L.O.G.

Great stuff, all courtesy of Hip Hop Daily News.

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Press Code

The New York Times crept tortoise-like on its path to death by dullness with "Panel on Virginia Tech Shooting Issues Report," a story that used the word "communication" twice in the first sentence, thus signalling to readers that nothing of worth or interest would follow.
-- Heather Mallick on coverage of the Virgina Tech report.

Monday, September 3, 2007

Just Listen To Yourself

Here's senior Bush counselor and "top-tier lobbyist" Ed Gillespie, discussing fallout from the Larry Craig scandal, on Fox News:
"I think that we will not have candidates who have any kind of ethical considerations that will be a concern to the voters come 2008."