Thursday, January 21, 2010

Air America Dead
Liberal talk radio network Air America is shutting down and filing for bankruptcy. Apparently there are some disasters even $787 billion worth of stimulus funds can't fix.

Specter Slur
Senator Arlen Specter told Congresswoman Michele Bachmann to "act like a lady" yesterday. But it's hard for a woman to be a lady when Specter is the one in the room wearing the panty-liners.

NCAA Graduation Rates
Education Secretary Arne Duncan wants the NCAA to link invitations to March Madness to graduation rates. Unfortunately, no one wants to see MIT play the Mount Holyoke in the Final Four.

Dellums a Tax Cheat
A new report shows Oakland Mayor Ronald Dellums hasn't paid his taxes since he took office. What fun is it to raise everyone else's taxes if you have to pay them yourself?

Edwards in Haiti
One day after finally admitting he fathered a child out of wedlock, former Senator John Edwards arrived in Haiti. He's hoping that's the one place on Earth where his wife won't chase after him with a meat cleaver.

January 22nd

1521: Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, opens the Diet of Worms. The participants are sadly disappointed at dinner when they realize the event truly was a diet of worms.

1917: President Woodrow Wilson calls for "peace without victory" in Europe. The Europeans reject that call, but the quote becomes the official slogan of the Democratic Party forevermore.

2002: Kmart files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Ironically, this forces most of Kmart's executives to start shopping at Kmart.


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