Sites go dark while players lose their livelihood
Mark Dayton is counting the days to his D.C. exodus
Notre Dame gets slapped for "Vagina Monologues," talking iPods, vaccine industry officials crafting legislation, golfing with Bobby Knight, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Frist flies the friendly skies, talking God with lap dancers, Kirby's kidney, the Top 10 strangest Lego creations, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Anti-gay marriage amendment coming back, pork barrel projects are way up, Absolut ends their 25-year-old ad campaign, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Bush and the GOP run into troubles--but serious political opposition is not one of them
The "moment of zen" concluding Jon Stewart's Daily Show last night truly was a stunner. William Bennett, former Secretary of Education and author of Book of Virtues, appeared to advocate aborting all black children in the United States as a means of reducing crime. Here is what Bennett sa ... More >>
THESE DAYS The Republican State Committee of Pennsylvania said last week it filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission questioning the legality of an ad campaign by The Scranton Times-Tribune that names senatorial candidate Bob Casey Jr. in a faux headline. The ongoing and expanding po ... More >>
The Drudge Report has the scoop from subscription-only Roll Call about Mississippi Republican Sen. Trent Lott's new autobiography, Herding Cats (soon to be a major motion picture starring Meg Ryan and John Cusack). It seems Strom Thurmond's biggest fan is a bit miffed at Senate Majority Leader Bill ... More >>
TV's dark comedies get their day in the sun
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) against Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist and his 2000 Senate campaign committee, Frist 2000, Inc. alleging that Frist 2000, Inc. failed to disclose a $1.44 million loan taken out ... More >>
That pesky court system standing between us and a theocracy? No biggie--we'll just starve it! You thought the fillbuster-buster was a cynical gambit? Today's Los Angeles Times carries a chilling account of evangelical leaders' plans to use their congressional allies to harrass judges off the bench b ... More >>
DeLay quotes a Nine Inch Nails song, the devil emerges for "Justice Sunday" God's had a big week: There's a new pope; Tom DeLay claims the recent scrutiny he's faced has brought him closer to God. (God apparently loves people with zero ethics.); And Christian conservative and Senate Majority Leader ... More >>
Any way you look at it, Todd Solondz's 'Palindromes' is a pip
How "Bush's Brain" hijacked Washington, D.C. and politics-as-usual
Questioning childhood vaccinations: It's not just for paranoiacs anymore
Notes from the road