We have long suspected this

At long last, after exhaustive research across the State of Texas, Letters From Texas Worldwide Headquarters has located the heart of the Republican base. Key quote: “Scientists found the vast and sticky empire stretching 40 feet across, consisting of billions of genetically identical single-celled individuals, oozing along in the muck of a cow pasture outside READ MORE…

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The reader-generated blog title poll is up

Vote on it by Friday afternoon, on top of the right hand sidebar! UPDATE: too late, bucko. The Apil Fool’s blog name is chosen, tune in on April 1 for the winner.

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Too much democracy can get dicey, so we’re having a contest

Sometimes, when the powers-that-be ask for public input, they get answers they don’t expect. Take, for example, the sewage treatment plant in San Francisco, which was almost named for George W. Bush last year. Or perhaps this recent example, in which NASA asked for public input on what to name a new module of the READ MORE…

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FUBAR-CAM Update

You know how elected officials are fond of saying that they think “outside the box?” Well it’s not every day you see one using a crayon to color outside the box. But hey, who the hell do I think I am? YOU decide what he’s up to: What is Elliott Naishtat drawing? A blue unicorn READ MORE…

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Santa Fe – The Town With No Attention Span

I have spent more time in New Mexico than any other state other than Texas, even before 2003. Of all the places in New Mexico I love, Santa Fe is my favorite. The attitude there is laid back, comfortable, and relaxed. That may be one factor why the city never can quite keep it together. READ MORE…

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Craigs List: Seeking Taxpayers; Must Have Big Tits

Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) has been a little upset about the AIG bonus situation. That part isn’t unusual; lots of people are upset about that. Grassley just took his frustration a bit farther. First, he was quoted recently suggesting that company executives commit suicide: “I would suggest the first thing that would make me feel READ MORE…

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This is not an empty threat

Click on this link and vote for Rachel Farris of meanrachel.com as “best blogger in Austin” right now, or this kitten will die. I mean it. Voting ends Tuesday evening. Negative campaigning works. UPDATE: the contest is now closed, and we’ll see on Thursday what happened, and whether the kitten lives or dies.

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Irony of the Day so far

Does anybody else find it interesting that the legislation deemed so crucially important, which would require more paperwork of voters, was held up today because of…wait for it…wait for it…paperwork? Maybe this “paperwork” business isn’t quite the simple thing some legislators would lead us to believe it is. This has been your Letters From Texas Worldwide READ MORE…

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And the winner…

…of the “Most Endearing Expletive Uttered By A Vice President of the United States In The Last Eight Years” award goes to: Joe Biden. Congratulations, Mr. Vice President, you win a break. What you and your wife choose to do with it is none of our business.

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