Monthly Archives: November 2006

Ill-gotten gains

Scrushy will repay $31 million bonuses

These would be the bonuses for “exceptional work”. It turned out that the “exceptional work” was “massive accounting fraud”. Scrushy had been claiming that he should keep the bonuses, even though he only got them because of the fraud. Which he totally didn’t know about.

Nope, wrong wrong wrong

What American accent do you have?
Your Result: The Inland North

You may think you speak “Standard English straight out of the dictionary” but when you step away from the Great Lakes you get asked annoying questions like “Are you from Wisconsin?” or “Are you from Chicago?” Chances are you call carbonated drinks “pop.”

The Midland
The South
The Northeast
The West
Philadelphia
North Central
Boston
What American accent do you have?
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That’s an interesting way to put it

University of Alabama Announces Change In Football Staff – RollTide.com | University of Alabama Official Athletic Site

You fired the head coach. Say that. This release makes it look like you hired a new AV guy.

I’m not dead

Just busy. See you next week, maybe.

"Football"? What is this "Football" of which you speak?

ESPN.com – NCB – Alabama 63, Xavier 56

We’re a basketball school, who cares if the football team sucks?

What kind of name is "Steny Hoyer" anyway?

Hoyer tapped for party’s No. 2 House spot – CNN.com

Sounds like the comic relief dwarf in a bad fantasy novel.

Give a hoot: Pollute!

Scientists: Pollution could combat global warming – CNN.com

I don’t believe for a second that the positives would outweigh the negatives in such a plan, but the Bush Administration is probably already planning to build the environmental section of the State of the Union around it.

He could have said that before

Shelby says Rumsfeld should have gone earlier

How’s life with the Republicans now, party-switcher? Is being in the minority fun? Just wait until 2008, when you’re really in the minority, and you’ve just spent the year campaigning on behalf of the Evil Little Troll.

From whiny creeps

Street ministry draws complaints

“Whaaaahhh! They’re helping the homeless in accordance to the basic precepts of Christianity instead of shunning them and dumping them somewhere else! Whaaahhhh!”

Seriously, the Republicans have gone bananas

RedState, ladies and gents:

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As Scott Lemieux notes, “in terms of sheer intellectual firepower Sessions makes George W. Bush look like Oliver Wendell Holmes.”