Cleveland: Keeping Christmas at Home
Ramona: The War on Happy Holidays
Richard Day: Cold in Minnesota, and in the Hearts of Men
Eating Anarchy: Competitive eater Joey “Jaws” Chestnut won the annual Coney Island “Stuff your Face With Hot Dogs” thing, his fourth victory in the event. Chaos later ensued, when legendary eater Takeru Kobayashi – who is starting his own eating league, I think – crashed the party and was later arrested. Dear Lord, we are stupid people.
A sturdy attention span is not something our national media can claim. Which is why a story like the British Petroleum oil disaster is not for the, Look for more and more oil from the Gulf of Mexico and less and less media coverage. See more in my story at Alan Colmes’ Liberaland. [Read more]
Yes, it is only Wednesday, but damn there have been some big politcal Dick moves so far this week. [Read more]
"It's like a celebration of being who you are, of being yourself - no judging." [Read more]
Remembering Mike & Christine. [Read more]
While I hate to put extra pressure on the U.S. National Soccer Game before their must-win game against Algeria, hopefully they are aware of one important thing – a win means Jesus is better than Mohammad, pure and simple. [Read more]
This is your America on Oil:
A researcher captured this image. A discarded flag (or one that has fallen from one of the many vessels in the area) rests on the ocean floor amid the oil and the bodies of dead crabs.
A two-inch layer of submerged oil is coating portions of the Gulf seafloor off the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge: a week after a smothering layer of floating crude washed ashore there. This scenario is being played out all along the Gulf shoreline. [Read more]
BP CEO Tony Hayward, relaxing at home with the small people now that he has his life back. [Read more]
Ron Artest enjoys his first NBA Championship as the Lakers finally beat the Celtics in a Game 7. [Read more]
The Good news? You can live forever. The Bad News? You’ll have to be a jellyfish to pull it off. [Read more]
Brazil fan Zé Aparecido was pensive during the first half of Brazil-North Korea World Cup match. [Read more]
Two weeks ago, my co-bloggers urged the American government to press Israel to end its blockade of the Gaza strip. I was skeptical that American pressure would be effective. One universal truth of sovereign nation states is that no one appreciates self-righteous foreigners telling them what to what to do, especially self-righteous foreigners with their own tainted records. Prime Minister Netanyahu will not lose any elections by standing up to Obama, but he might lose his coalition if his hard-liner constituents think he's a sucker. [Read more]
“Would you just stop it with the forsaking already?” [Read more]
We Americans are an independent people with a do-it-yourself attitude. And no one proves that more than Gary Brooks Faulkner. The 50-ish American – armed with a pistol, 40-inch sword, night-vision goggles and book of Christian verses – went to Pakistan on a one-man mission to behead Osama bin Laden.
“God is with me, and I am confident I will be successful in killing him,” Faulkner said.
Was Chuck Liddell getting knocked cold worth it for Dana White and the UFC? [Read more]