Senator John Cornyn, still an asshole…

Remember last June, when the Macondo Well was still spewing oil, and Tony Hayward appeared at the congressional hearing where Rep. Joe Barton, R-Tx apologized to Tony’s company for the actions of the Obama administrations, suggesting the creation of British Petroleum’s $20 billion dollar escrow fund came only after a White House “shakedown”? Yeah, and then everybody freaked out (even Boehner) and Barton backtracked reporting … Continue reading Senator John Cornyn, still an asshole…

A Message From Rousseau…

“Usurpers always choose troubled times to enact, in the atmosphere of general panic, laws which the public would never adopt when passions were cool. One of the surest ways of distinguishing the work of a lawgiver from that of a tyrant is to note the moment he chooses to give a people its constitution.” – Jean Jacques Rousseau An economic crisis is created by Bush … Continue reading A Message From Rousseau…

Would you believe assassins have a union? We do…

Hello again. Yes, I still kill people for a living. And yes, I’m in a union. It’s kind of an off-shoot of the union most US Marshals belong to but we keep it kind of quiet – so that’s all I really want to say about it. Damn. That might even be too much…well, its a risk I’m willing to take and why not? I’m … Continue reading Would you believe assassins have a union? We do…

A Quick Note on Taxes and Narrative…

So, Bobby Jindal maintains that in the next legislative session, he will not permit taxes to be raised to close the monstrous Louisiana budget gap, but like all things having to do with terminology, language and narrative, this is untrue. Sure, he won’t force everyone to pay a higher state income tax, but what about…  Are bus fares going up around the state? Are school tuition … Continue reading A Quick Note on Taxes and Narrative…

Bobby’s Bad Day…in Texas

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, ever concerned about the needs of his constituents, spent yesterday attending to Louisianans in the grand ol’ state of Texas. He gave a speech. He hawked his book. He did a fund-raiser. Oh, and while Bobby was out of town again… The National Oil Spill Commission declared that Jindal’s great sand berm idea was ineffective to say the least, largely as … Continue reading Bobby’s Bad Day…in Texas

Jindal Aide Expresses Frustration at Recent Travel…Potential Presidential Run

An aide in the Jindal camp today expressed frustration with the governor’s recent travel schedule, “Look, we’ve been driving through four states in the past month. I didn’t sign on for this. I was under the impression this job was about Louisiana politics, you know, in Louisiana.” In the month of September, Governor Jindal attended GOP fundraisers for presumed presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty in Minnesota, and for Governor candidates Meg Whitman in California and … Continue reading Jindal Aide Expresses Frustration at Recent Travel…Potential Presidential Run

And now, a word from our sponsors…Vol. 14 – Prayer Version

Sometimes you need a break… Pearl Jam – Do The Evolution The hidden subtext? Obviously… Dear God, I know it’s been awhile since I said hello. My bad, but things have been going pretty good so, thanks. I do have a request though and I’ve been thinking about it for a while now. So, here goes: Please, I’m begging you, please…can you back away from … Continue reading And now, a word from our sponsors…Vol. 14 – Prayer Version