Possibly Abrasive

Last year, I promised: “Next year, I’m writing about prison rape.” Close your eyes and think of America It’s tax time, and as always, our thoughts here turn to the forcible penetration of our wallets and our privacy by a government in full tumescence, turgid and needy, far too large for its proper place in […]

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You’ve got a dirty little mind, don’t you? As tax time approaches, we watch our government borrow more heavily than ever to soothe the economic chafing caused by, well, borrowing too much money, ultimately increasing the amount of money we’re going to have to send to Uncle Sugar next year at this time, some of […]

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By now the entire world knows that Former Congressman Mark Foley sent sexually explicit email and instant messages to former Congressional pages. When he knew he was about to be exposed, he resigned and checked himself into rehab. His once-promising career is over. His reputation is destroyed. He may even face criminal charges – although […]

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Torture works. Thanks to ABC correspondent Brian Ross, we know that several high-level Al Qaeda members in U.S. custody broke down under expert interrogation – some lasting for mere seconds, none more than just over two minutes. In the process, they gave up valuable information leading to the arrest of several operative and the foiling […]

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Riding in a vehicle operated by anyone in the Kennedy clan continues to be a serious hazard to public safety and public morals. U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, son of the notoriously lethal driver Ted Kennedy, crashed into a barricade at the Capitol Building sometime around 3.a.m Thursday. The two officials said officers at the scene […]

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Gentlemen, for those of you who aren’t afraid to take sloppy seconds off rocker Ritchie Sambora and think they can fill the very large, um, shoes of rocker Tommy Lee, take note: Heather Locklear is suddenly single. Possible winning strategy: grab a guitar and learn to play Warrant’s Cherry Pie.

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“Please note: You’re not allowed to call yourselves followers of a ‘religion of peace’ if you riot and make death threats over a political cartoon.” Via The Shape of Days.

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Recall my post the other day about “ink by the barrel“? That post was more prescient than my football picks. Tiff’s story got picked up by the Consumerist, Instapundit, and Doc Searls. She’s gotten more eyeballs in three days than I’ve gotten total since I started blogging more than six years ago. And 90% of […]

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I missed watching this game for obvious reasons the other day, but allow me to utter a quiet “Geaux Tigers!” in honor of LSU’s thrashing of the Miami Hurricanes in the Peach Bowl. Many of you, I’m sure, had to endure the sportscasters making witty comments about Louisiana’s hurricane revenge and other such nonsense. It […]

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