Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Eugene Robinson's Elaborate Basketball Metaphor

Keith Olbermann and Eugene Robinson discuss the Ed Henry AIG question on Countdown. They really put Henry in his place comparing Barack to Kobe Bryant doing a "reverse 360 windmill tomahawk jam in your face."


"I mean, dude, you just got owned. The guy just made you his 'companion.'"





Eric Cantor More Interested in Britney Spears than Barack Obama

Well, they are two of the biggest celebrities in the world. FYI, this is just a taste of what Eric Cantor was watching while Barack Obama held his primetime news conference last night.




God May or May Not Want Michael Steele to Run for President

In an interview with CNN, Michael Steele talks about how he has never considered running for president. Only God can make that decision. His answer to whether fellow Republicans have ever approached him about running is even more revealing:


"I think they kind of look at me and scratch their head and go 'Ok, what is this?'"





Barney Frank Defends the Whole 'Homophobe' Thing

Appearing on CNN, Congressmen Frank does not back down from calling Justice Scalia a "homophobe."


"There was just no question about his view that homosexuals are bad people and shouldn't be treated equally."





Trailer: Where the Wild Things Are

Here's the teaser for Spike Jonze's Where the Wild Things Are. I'm digging the Arcade Fire.


"I didn't want to wake you up. But I really wanted to show you something."







Obama's Most Dominate News Conference Moment

"It took me a couple of days because I like to know what I'm talking about before I speak." Moving on.




Eric Cantor Has Big Plans

Rep. Eric Cantor, responding the Obama's comments last night about his opposition having no plans, claims to have plans in the works on the budget, stimulus and health care. Can't wait to see what he comes up with...




Iran to Give the Death Penalty to Bloggers?

In a country where "fasad" or "undermining the stability of the state" is punishable by death, it's entirely possible. Al Jazeera reports.




Franz Kafka International Airport

Prague's Franz Kafka Airport has been ranked last in customer satisfaction.


"I asked the ticket person what gate my flight was at and they said the airline I was flying didn't exist.
And everyone keeps calling me 'S.'"




Prague's Franz Kafka International Named World's Most Alienating Airport

Condi on Leno

Watch her fly in the face of Cheney by saying that we "owe [the Obama Administration] our loyalty and our silence."




Obama's Budget Ad

Americans United's new ad asks you to call Congress and help pass Obama's budget.




CNN Reacts to Obama's News Conference

Conservative Bill Bennett has given up on the idea that the press takes it easy on Obama.


"There is a conservative strand of thinking that says the press is in love with Barack Obama. Not tonight."