Friday Night Multimedia Extravaganza!

Young Turks: Barney Frank to marry his partner.

Darcy Burner: Never Give Up:

Young Turks: Conservative’s more likely low IQ and racist.

White House: West Wing Week.

Countdown with Dan Savage: Same-sex marriage equality.

The GOP Gladiatorial Games:

Obama addresses House Democrats Issues Conference.

What the fuck, Huck? Mike Huckabee goes Birfer by insinuating that Obama received college loans as a “foreign student” (via Crooks and Liars).

Young Turks: Yet another debate, debate.

Anderson Coper does Bill Maher.

Thom with the Good, the Bad, and the Very, Very Ugly.

Comcast Newsmakers Interviews Mayor Mike McGuinn:

Sam Seder: Sorry conservatives, science says you’re stupid.

Change Happened: (via Slog).

Greenman: Katharine Hayhoe, “..Much of this is intended to intimidate.”

Thom: A legal nuclear bomb dropped on Gov. Scott Walker.

Newsy: Analyzing Obama v. Brewer.

Obama: I want a second term ‘badly’.

State Of The Union:

Alyona’s Happy Hour: Mmmmmmm…Fetus in our Food.

Pap: The new Right Wing Confederacy.

Thom: The Good, the Bad, and the Very, Very Ugly.

Young Turks: Gov. Scott Walker exploits loophole to raise unlimited cash.

Bill Gates: People like me don’t pay enough taxes:

Last week’s Friday Night Multimedia Extravaganza can be found here.


  1. 1

    Roger Rabbit spews:

    Republican Corruption In Mississippi

    Outgoing Mississippi GOP Gov. Haley Barbour has issued hundreds of controversial pardons during his last days in office — “10 times as many as his four predecessors combined” — many of them to convicts, including killers, who come from prominent, wealthy, well-connected, Republican families.

    Roger Rabbit Commentary: If you’re poor or black in a Mississippi jail, don’t bother to apply. Clemency is only for the rich, powerful, and above all, Republican.

  2. 2

    Liberal Scientist thinks that concentrated power and wealth should be met with suspicion, not adoration spews:

    Same as it ever was.

  3. 3

    Roger Rabbit spews:

    @1 To some people — e.g., victims’ families — it looks like Mississippi’s GOP governor is literally handing out license to kill to his party’s friends and donors.

  4. 4

    Politically Incorrect spews:

    Barney Frank wants to marry his partner. Fine with me.

    There’s a gal named “Babylonia” who’s going to marry a building in Seattle tomorrow. Heard about it on the radio yesterday. That’s kind of stretching things a bit, dontcha think?

  5. 5

    Roger Rabbit spews:

    @4 I commented about this in a previous thread. This young woman is a neighborhood activist and the “marriage” is a stunt to draw public attention to the city’s land use and development policies.

  6. 6

    Politically Incorrect spews:


    Wonder where she has registered for wedding gifts – Home Depot? Ace Hardware? Do you suppose she needs a belt sander, paint brushes, drop cloths, electircal outlets, insulation, screens for the windows? how about the simple stuff like hammers and nails?

  7. 7

    Politically Incorrect spews:


    Nothing says “Congratulations on your marriage!” like a Home Depot gift card!

  8. 8

    Roger Rabbit spews:

    Actually, there’s something to that idea. How many first homes don’t need sprucing up?

  9. 9

    Roger Rabbit spews:

    Where is everyone tonight? Has the human species been wiped out? If there’s none of you stupid humans left, I need to notify my bunny pals, so we can organize to fill your ecological niche.

  10. 11

    Blue John spews:

    After Man

    While there are a wide variety of creatures in After Man, many of these can fall into easily recognizable groups, e.g. rabbucks, gigantelopes, predator rats, etc. Some of the larger groups in the future include…

    Rabbucks – Rabbucks are the future equivalent of deer and antelope but descended, as the name suggests, from rabbits. They live in almost any environment, and they mostly feed on grass. Their anatomy resembles that of a hooved mammals, though there are a few primitive hopping forms lurking around.

    Gigantelope – The gigantelope take the niche in the future that was formerly held by elephants, giraffes, moose, and other large herbivores. Resembling the ancient sauropods, they are descended from antelopes, and range in a wide variety of forms. One subbranch have evolved into the large, moose-like herbivores of the north, the hornheads.

    Predator Rats – The major group of predators in the future. Like our modern carnivorans, they exist on almost every continent and fill almost every carnivorous niche. They evovled, as the name suggests,from rats, and range in forms resembling polar bears, wolves, wolverines, cats, and even aquatic walrus-like forms.

    Carnivorans – For the most part, Dixon assumes that carnivorans have either gone extinct, or have been forced into peripheral niches like the creodonts were in the Oligocene. A few still exist, such as the shurrack, and all but one, the striger, is descended from cats.