Archive for October 5th, 2011

Time to defund the Army Corp of Engineers.

Oct 05, 2011 in Politics

There’s no union-bashing angle so I won’t expect the usual howler monkeys to be screeching for the dismantling of the Corp of Engineers like they do every time somebody at NPR uses too much toilet paper or misplaces a receipt from Office Max.

WASHINGTON—Four Virginia men, including two longtime employees of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, were arrested today on charges stemming from an indictment that accuses them of taking part in a conspiracy involving more than $20 million in bribes and kickback payments and the planned steering of a $780 million government contract to a favored contractor.

-mg

That Sound You Hear

Oct 05, 2011 in Politics

…are the gnashing teeth of angry people coming slowly around to the realization that their candidate is going to be Mitt Romney.

I want to be among the first to say that your tears taste delicious, and your candidate is hilarious.

-TT

1,020 comments in spam.

Oct 05, 2011 in Politics

WTF, spam-holes? I’m not sifting through that. If anybody left us a comment that got caught in the filter, let us know.

-hw