Category: "culture/news"

Palin Lies

Gov. Sarah Palin officially accepted the nomination for VP tonight. Then she proceeded to tell at least 6 lies: Factchecking Palin more »

Sarah Palin

Since John McCain announced last week that his running mate would be Sarah Palin, the obscure first-term governor of Alaska, we have learned a few more interesting facts about her. None of them have made her look like a good choice. Palin is presented… more »

Warren on atheists

The day after interviewing Barack Obama and John McCain on the stage in his church, Rick Warren said this: "I could not vote for an atheist because an atheist says, 'I don't need God,' " Warren said. "They're saying, 'I'm totally self-sufficient by… more »

A real campaign sign

This is the sign from a real campaign for Northern Commissioner of Bates County, MO. Notice anything strange about it? more »

Tim Kaine

The DC speculators are convinced the Tim Kaine will be Obama's VP. Civil rights lawyer, law professor, new to high office (not a beltway insider). Sounds like a good fit. He's also pro-life, a Catholic and spent a year as a Christian missionary.… more »

Fighting the army

Fighting the Army - PBS NOW If you're looking for ways to cut military spending, denying disability benefits to veterans with PTSD is not a good way to do it. This story follows two soldiers who fought bravely and were damaged by what they experienced… more »

Buy a car, get a free gun

US car dealer in free gun offer - That dealership is in Butler, MO, 10 miles south of here. more »

Quick poll

I'd like to take a quick poll. Please leave a comment with your answers to these questions: 1. Who is your first choice of McCain, Clinton and Obama? 2. If it's Obama vs McCain, who will you vote for? 3. If it's Clinton vs McCain, who will you… more »

The atheist candidate

I guess I won't be running for the Missouri House of Representatives. I went to a meeting of the Bates County Democratic Party for the first time last Thursday. They were having their caucus for selecting delegates to the regional convention. Bates… more »

AMC Best Picture Showcase

Sara and I went to the AMC Best Picture Showcase on Saturday. It ran from 11 am to 11 pm, with about a 20 minute break between each film. The $30 ticket included all 5 movies and unlimited popcorn. 12 hours is a long time to be in a theater, but it's… more »

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