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An apocalypse of misplaced rage

Okay, so the world didn’t end on Friday, December 21, 2012 (no surprise there), however, it was the Friday before
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An apocalypse of misplaced rage

Romney campaign: shameless photo ops and reversing opinion with gale force winds

Sometimes a stately posture during a debate can determine whether or not a candidate appears ‘presidential,’ but the best test
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Romney campaign: shameless photo ops and reversing opinion with gale force winds

The Donald needs attention: Trump tries to bribe President Obama for college transcripts

Not that I care to keep up with Donald Trump’s The Apprentice reality show, but is there a new season
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The Donald needs attention: Trump tries to bribe President Obama for college transcripts

Mitt Romney to President Obama in third debate: I agree with you, but I still think you’re wrong

If flip-flopping were made an Olympic sport, Mitt Romney would have won the gold. The governor continued to shape-shift himself
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Mitt Romney to President Obama in third debate: I agree with you, but I still think you’re wrong

President Obama “brings it” in second debate; Romney? Still fibbing, mostly

The stage in Tuesday’s debate, a town hall moderated by Candy Crowley (CNN, State of the Union) in Hempstead, NY,
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President Obama “brings it” in second debate; Romney? Still fibbing, mostly

GOP grasping for an October Surprise unwittingly reveals secret CIA Benghazi base

When it comes to searching for a scandal to tie to your opponent, House Republicans are always hopeful that they
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GOP grasping for an October Surprise unwittingly reveals secret CIA Benghazi base

Romney debate strategy: flip flop and talk really, really fast

Mitt Romney showed up at Wednesday’s debate with President Barack Obama looking not at all as if he’d struggled with
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Romney debate strategy: flip flop and talk really, really fast

S**t Mitt Romney says

In a campaign year that seems more like a production of Comedy Central than a battle between two serious challengers,
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S**t Mitt Romney says

GOP salivates over Kathleen Sebelius’s violation of the Hatch Act. But wait…

Obama Administration Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius did a mea culpa over political statements made at a meeting
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GOP salivates over Kathleen Sebelius’s violation of the Hatch Act. But wait…

Blip from the Past: The terrible and sad week

Since this 9/11 anniversary lands on a Tuesday, as had the original events of September 11, 2001, I offer this
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Blip from the Past: The terrible and sad week

Holding stolen documents for ransom a new cottage industry? Hackers alledgedly steal Mitt Romney’s tax returns

In William Gibson's novel Neuromancer, cyber-criminals traffic in stolen information and data; now an anonymous group of hackers have claimed
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Holding stolen documents for ransom a new cottage industry? Hackers alledgedly steal Mitt Romney’s tax returns

World’s wealthiest woman thinks you’re having too much fun to get rich

Gina Rinehart, the world's richest woman, dispensed the following pearls of wisdom on how to become rich: "If you're jealous of
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World’s wealthiest woman thinks you’re having too much fun to get rich

What if the chair talked back to Clint Eastwood…

It was surreal watching Clint Eastwood, a man with five Academy Awards sitting on his mantle, performing an improvisation with
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What if the chair talked back to Clint Eastwood…

Mitt Romney’s Marie Antoinette moment: party yacht flies Cayman Islands flag

Oh, what have we here? Why it's a yacht flying the flag of the Cayman Islands -- a yacht owned
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Mitt Romney’s Marie Antoinette moment: party yacht flies Cayman Islands flag
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Defiant Todd Akin refuses to drop out of senate race, blames “liberal elite” for GOP bullying

It's getting really ugly for Missouri Rep. Todd Akin -- and we're not talking about his comb-over. The congressman is
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Defiant Todd Akin refuses to drop out of senate race, blames “liberal elite” for GOP bullying

Missouri Rep. Todd Akin: Women’s uteri have spidey-sense in cases of rape

Just when the GOP thought they'd put a lid on Republican candidates making stupid public comments, here comes Missouri Republican
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Missouri Rep. Todd Akin: Women’s uteri have spidey-sense in cases of rape

Blip from the Past: GOP desperate for midterm victory, retool Contract With America

It's been two years since the American people had collective temporary insantity and allowed the Republican Party to take over
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Blip from the Past: GOP desperate for midterm victory, retool Contract With America

Blip from the Past: Tax cut deja vú, or Smirk can kiss MY ass

Eleven years ago, President George W. Bush decided it would be charitable to throw some scraps to his serfs...erm...middle class
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Blip from the Past: Tax cut deja vú, or Smirk can kiss MY ass

John Sununu: stupid surrogate tricks

I guess Mitt Romney is a little piss-poor when it comes to articulate, thoughtful campaign surrogates. He’s got Donald Trump
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John Sununu: stupid surrogate tricks

Speaker John Boehner becomes PAC-man, raises millions for the NRCC

Speaker John Boehner really knows how to raise a lot of money in a short period of time -- to
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Speaker John Boehner becomes PAC-man, raises millions for the NRCC

Romney booed at NAACP meeting for using buzzword

I’m sure that Romney campaign spin doctors were pounding their heads against a wall when Mitt went freestylin’ at the
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Romney booed at NAACP meeting for using buzzword

Pee-Wee Romney to Obama: “I’m an outsourcer and so are you!”

The media, in paroxysms of glee, are reporting the latest in the Mitt Romney campaign’s ‘defense disguised as offense’ maneuvers,
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Pee-Wee Romney to Obama: “I’m an outsourcer and so are you!”

Rep. Joe Walsh to war veterans: be noble and shut up about your military service

According to Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Chicken Hawk), “true heroes” don’t ever, ever talk about their time in combat. Especially
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Rep. Joe Walsh to war veterans: be noble and shut up about your military service

House Republicans’ Fast & Furious Hail Mary

Break out the klaxons bells! House Republicans have uncovered an uber-top-secret cover-up by the Obama Administration’s Justice Department! You know,
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House Republicans’ Fast & Furious Hail Mary

Testicle canapé, anyone?

When Japanese artist Mao Sugiyama announced that he'd served up his severed and sauteed 'nads to paying diners, the second
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Testicle canapé, anyone?

Um, spammers…can we talk?

Look. It’s like this: DO NOT ask me if you can quote anything in my posts…particularly the ‘dummy’ first posts.
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Um, spammers…can we talk?

Blip from the Past: This is how we wag the dog, wag the dog, wag the dog…

Because this is an election year, it behooves me to remind all and sundry of the cray-zazee daze of George
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Blip from the Past: This is how we wag the dog, wag the dog, wag the dog…
Funny Minutiae #2
Funny Minutiae #1

Blip from the Past: America sends its best, PB&J

Here's a Blip from the Past, an old online journal entry from October 15, 2001. It just illustrates the Bush
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Blip from the Past: America sends its best, PB&J

Finally. It’s soup.

"Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble." Webwiseass.com, the blog, is finally soup, ready to serve. Yep,
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Finally. It’s soup.

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