Daily Archives: April 1, 2009

We Do So Have a Budget

It says something fundamental about the current state of the Republican party that they would choose to unveil their long-awaited budget on April Fool’s Day. After ripping the Democratic budget as too expensive, Boehner said that “Republicans in the House … Continue reading

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Dane Cook, Blood Sucking Wraith

Huffpo has a listing of their best April Fools Jokes of 2009, including this one: — Actor/comedian Dane Cook announced on Twitter that he’ll be starring in the sequel to Twilight. “Damn excited 2 share a secret! I’m going 2 … Continue reading

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So Much Depends Upon a Red Wheelbarrow, Filled with Handguns, Beside the White Chickens

Salon has a selection of poetry created from verbatim transcripts of Glenn Beck broadcasts. THE BORDER You stand up for the border, You’re a racist. Are you really a racist? I’m not a racist. (“The Glenn Beck Program,”Premiere Radio Networks, … Continue reading

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Rusty & Me

Salon has a heart-rending essay from Rush Limbaugh’s cousin “Julie” about the difficulty of growing up with the Limbaugh name. I think the April 1 byline on this one says it all, though as satire it’s largely a missed opportunity. … Continue reading

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