The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Flynt Offers $1 Million For Perry Smut. . .

by Sissypuss the Blog Kitty Things got a bit goofy, after Flynt waved the big bucks. Joe McGuinness showed up at Flynt’s office to collect. “I got all kinds of weird stuff of this guy that looks like Perry mixing it up with some admittedly pathetic looking old dude in a wheelchair. It’s kind of […]

New South American Drug Is Almost Enough To Make Your Head ‘Splode

by Smitty (h/t Digg) As someone who has trouble with drinking coffee without addiction, resulting in minor flu-like symptoms upon withdrawal, the notion that people cede any liberty to chemicals is weird. Sure, nicotine doesn’t affect the conscious that much, but still. And drunkenness lost its appeal over a decade ago. Beyond the drugs that […]

A Gastric Pacemaker

by Smitty Insty’s link invites the question: to what lengths will we go to evade maturity and self-discipline? At a cost of around $21,000 for the device and surgery, Abiliti is slightly more expensive than a stomach bypass and nearly twice the price of a gastric band, says Sarela. However, it should have none of […]

50 Gigabucks For Infrastructure Gives Us The Vapors

by Smitty DrewM at Ace of Spades HQ goes for the Einstein reaction to yet another hit on the Cosmic Credit card for infrastructure spending. However, the notion of replicating the Lost Decade really gives us the Vapors: How has this classic track affected Administration policy? Let us deconstruct.

Western Alphabetic Imperialism: An Opportunity For Ivory Tower Conquest

Special guest post by Esarhaddon Q. Echinacea-Prügel News may have reached your ear concerning the demise in fluency with traditional writing systems besetting Far Eastern cultures. Those noble logograms, each its own separate piece of art, represent exactly the sort of quixotic, emotional, faux-romantic struggle against reason to which all Critical Theory aspires, before blaming […]

Pacific Ocean Wants To Sue Gulf Of Mexico For Limelight Thuggery

by Smitty Seth Borenstein, in Salon reports that we still have plenty of oil to fear in the Gulf: The evidence of microscopic amounts of oil mixing into the soil of the canyon was gathered by scientists at the University of South Florida, who also found poisoned plant plankton — the vital base of the […]

Illegal Gaylians Meet In Frisco To Form Vast Hermaphrodite, Enjoy Social Services, Feel Green, Blame Bush

by Smitty I, for one, am thankful that our Progressive Overlords, for example, Judge Walker, and Judge Bolton know what’s best for us. If only their wisdom had prevailed in 1776. We could have kept the pound, the King, and now be enjoying rugby and cricket. These silly Conservatives need to refrain from restraining the […]

General McChrystal Retires, Announces Duet With Shirley Sherrod

by Smitty American Power reports on the good General’s retirement a month after the fertilizer hit the air circulator over a Rolling Stone article. Sissypuss the Blog Kitty was able to get a quick interview with the General after the ceremony. SissyPuss: So, what does a general do with himself after such an illustrious? Golf? […]

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