Monday, October 31, 2005

Scoot Like The Wind!

Nobody so far has made mention of the fact that Scooter has done his boss proud - that by stonewalling and lying for two years, he's bought the Administration valuable time. Two years! Can you imagine where we'd be at by now if it wasn't for the Scooter rolling them around in cirlcles? Being old hands at the corporate game, they are using the corporate strategy of waiting their adversary out, stalling until the plaintiffs run out of money and time. After all, an actuarial table will tell you the probablilty of the plaintiff dying while waiting to resolve an issue in court, and it is figured into the game plan.

They figure if they can drag this out for a couple more years, the issues will be moot anyway - we'll be in a world war or something.

Saturday, October 29, 2005

Update: Tom DeLay Site

At last, the domain name is up! You can now go to to visit "I Love Tom DeLay!"

Friday, October 28, 2005

Halloween Costume

I was thinking about dressing up as Ann Coulter, but that would only take care of my arm...

Plus, Halloween is supposed to be scary, but not that scary!

Thursday, October 27, 2005

"I Love Tom DeLay" - now open!

Blue Gal and I have gotten up the Tommi site. It's not at its own domain home yet, but I'm working on it. Please feel free to stop by, and all contributions are welcome!

I Love Tom DeLay!

A Must-See

...over at Robert's place, Left of Centrist. Very apropos!

'Twas The Night Before Fitzmas...

...and through Hootervill-age,
A hope was held out for an end to the pillage.
An end to the theft of American dollars,
An end to the demonization of scholars.

The people of Hooterville wished and they prayed
For justice and peace to be no more DeLayed.
They longed for the day that their country would be
No longer a captive of venality.

For many a year now, the Hooterville people
Have cried, "What's the matter with all of you sheeple?
How can you just sit there and let this go on?"
But, sadly, their outrage was met by a yawn.

And those who were stealing from those who have least,
Rampaging like some kind of greed-maddened beast,
Were holding us up, shouting, "This is a heist!
So put up your hands in the name of our Christ!"

Then, what to our wondering eyes should appear
But a man speaking words that we so longed to hear:
"It's time for the Piper at last to be paid"
And Hooterville happily hip-hip-hoorayed.

Indictments all round for the scum who would claim
That they'd never known Wilson or Valerie Plame
And all along, vengeance had been the sole reason
To 'out' our own agent, and so commit treason.

For war must be waged, and their coffers be filled -
Who cares about mothers whose sons have been killed?
Who cares for the dying, the crying, the hurtin' -
Just look at those profits for ol' Halliburton!

It's time for the hammer of justice to fall;
Time we put a stop to it once and for all.
A stop to corruption, and cronies, and lies.
Let's stop before one more American dies.

And what do I want 'neath my own Fitzmas tree?
A Scooter, a Rover, maybe a Cheney!

(I wrote this before I read Catherine's masterpiece at Povertybarn...please check it out!)

Monday, October 24, 2005

Haloscan comments down...

I've tried to comment with Haloscan, but it's not working for some reason. Until it's fixed, we'll have to use the Blogger comments, next to the e-mail envelope. (...she said, bringing comfort to the distraught, teary thousands denied the chance to comment)

Sunday, October 23, 2005

Ahh, Yer Red-Hot, Doc!

Well, sorry to repost this, but since it has fallen off the page, I wanted to keep it current. It's just so apt at this time.


Blue Gal, a new reader, suggested on her blog that someone put together all of the Photoshopped Tom DeLay pix on one site.

Well, let me suggest this. I am the proud owner of the domain name

Would anyone like to help me put it together? Now is as good a time as any, I'd say!

Marie Antoinette Was A Piker

Tuesday, October 18, 2005


Does anyone else besides me really, really, really want to know what Jimmy/Jeff was doing during his hundred visits to the White House?

Monday, October 17, 2005

Sunday, October 16, 2005

Coming Attractions!

Listening to Johnny Wendell on our local Progressive Talk station KTLK, I heard Jane Hamsher of firedoglake holding forth on the imminent indictments coming 'round the mountain. This is a great blog that I have heretofore missed since I don't have the time to check out every cool blog out there, but you can bet I'll be making it a regular read.

She's been paying very close attention to the Judith "Gee, I Forgot" Miller debacle, and her guess is that several big-ass indictments will be handed out, starring Scooter Libby, Karl Rove and Stephen Hadley...and featuring special guest star Dick Cheney as an unindicted co-conspirator!

And the mystery 'second source' who corroborated Libby for Judy Blue Eyes? That suave, debonair, smooth-talking silver-tongued ladies' man John Bolton!

It will be interesting to see this play out.

Thursday, October 13, 2005

Fabulous Picture

David at Yogakorunta sent me this link - what a great pic! Visit this guy's site!

Art of Mark Bryan

Sunday, October 09, 2005

Do You Visit Here And I Haven't Met You Yet?

Stop on by and introduce yourself! Folks are pretty friendly here in Hooterville!

Saturday, October 08, 2005

Shameless Band Self-Promotion

Hi all -

I'm taking time out of my ceaseless whinging to band-whore for a moment. My band "Some Like It Hot" played last Thursday night at a blues club called Cozy's in Sherman Oaks. Our bass player Lynne and I used to play there on a regular basis with our old band the Scarletts but our new band had never played there before and we were anxious to do well. We had a great night with a lot more people than I expected, and it was a very generous and friendly crowd. It really felt like 'Old Home Week'.

We're booked back there a week from next Thursday on the 20th, and we would like to invite anyone in the L.A. vicinity to come out and hang with us. If you can't come but would like to show some support, you can go to our website and click on the 'Cozy's' link on the front page. Apparently the owner, who has now learned to look at his stats, noticed that our website had sent the most traffic to his site, and was suitably impressed. I'd really like to make a splash on his site, as this is a great club for us (and located a convenient block-and-a-half from my house!) and we'd like to be back regularly.


And now, back to our regularly-scheduled bitch-fest!

I Nominate For SCOTUS - Me!

Yes, that's right. I have decided to begin a search for a qualified Supreme Court candidate. Like Harriet Miers and Dick Cheney before me, after an exhaustive and extensive search, I realized that the perfect candidate has been right in front of my nose all!

In all humility, I would be great. Look as hard as they might, no one will ever find any of my legal decisions to be unacceptable. I have not made any rulings that would be questionable. I, like Harriet, have never been a judge. But I can top her - I've never been a lawyer, either! Heck, I haven't even been to college! Talk about your blank slate! I've got it all over Harriet. And in the anti-intellectual, elitist-education-hating climate of this Administration, that makes me the perfect pick. I am, perhaps, the most qualificationally-challenged candidate in the field.

Plus, I look hot in a black muu-muu.

Wednesday, October 05, 2005


(kind of like his approval ratings!)
Go here for bubblicious fun with Dubya.

Scarfed this up at the Povertybarn. Enjoy!

(I like making him 'drop and give me fifty')

Monday, October 03, 2005

Sunday, October 02, 2005


I know that I can get pretty snarky on this blog. But I am so very angry about what these people have done and continue to do to our country, and laughing keeps me from screaming or crying.

Tommi in particular just makes me furious. Besides Karl Rove, I don't think there is any one person more dangerous to our democracy than he is. Using every dirty trick in the book, he constructs a one-party state with no limitations on his power and greed. Illegaly redistricting - gerrymandering - Texas so as to shut out Democrats and grab a majority in Congress. And he gets away with it! Everybody goes, "Tsk-tsk - that wicked Tom DeLay!", but he gets away with it anyway. He takes over K Street and shuts out lobbyists who donate to the Democratic Party, and he gets away with it. He shuts out corporations who hire a Democrat to lobby for them. And he gets away with it. He shuts down any bill that threatens his corporate thievery - and he gets away with it! And then adds insult to injury by babbling on about his 'Christian' values. Sweatshops, forced prostitution, forced abortions (isn't that one a hoot!) are fine with Tommi in the Marianas, that shining example of free-market American business at its best. Everyone is shocked - shocked, but nobody stops it.

I for one am sick to death of it. I am so hungry for some justice, some honesty, some accountability. I'm so afraid for our soldiers, for the innocent people who are dying every day because of this administration's apocalyptic and venal worldview. The media is cowed into submission, so the average American, who deserves to know the truth, is left in the dark.

What do you think those First Amendment protections are for, anyway? Why does a 'journalist' like Judith Miller get to cloak herself in it? Because the press is supposed to challenge the powers that be, not suck up to them. That's what the First Amendment is for. And it is as much a protection for the people as it is for the journalists who are supposed to be exposing the workings of the government. The only people who have the time and the access to get at the facts are journalists. That is their job, not mine. The public has a right to know the truth, and that is why journalists and free speech in general are protected. That is the the privilege and the duty of the press. They are given these protections because their first duty is to the American people, not the government. But lately, it's been the other way around. The press operates at the behest of the government for fear of losing their jobs, their reputations, their access. But ordinary Americans are being asked to do a journalist's job as well as their own because the journalists won't do it. I can't go to Washington. I can't go to Iraq. I don't have the access to anyone in power. I can't find this stuff out first-hand; I am supposed to be able to rely on the press for that. It makes me sick. It seems as if we 'unpaid pundits' of the blogosphere have to take up the slack until the press can grow a set. The papers and the news networks need to support their writers and journalists and allow them the latitude to write and speak the truth without being smeared, discredited or ignored.

So, yes, I snark. And I rant. And I read. And I talk. And I listen. Because despair is not an option.