Attytood Archive: February, 2009

"Hopes sinking for United States"

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Wow, this is the ultimate metaphor, huh? Open thread while I decide between a future career in mixology or mortuary sciences. Read more

OK, here's some journalism that's not worth saving

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This morning, I got a little emotional about the rock-solid work that my Daily News colleagues perform under duress, but there's still a... Read more

The failed presidency of Barack Obama

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That's what Rick Santelli and his friends keep telling me. Meanwhile, in the reality-based world: As President Obama prepares to address... Read more

Mick Shrimpton

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Gary Locke is President Obama's third choice to drum up some Commerce for America -- hope he doesn't have a mysterious on-stage explosion... Read more

Chapter 11 doesn't change the story line

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It figures -- on the night that the parent company of the Philadelphia Daily News and Inquirer filed for bankruptcy protection, there was... Read more

Jim Bunning throws one over the backstop

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In 45 years, Jim Bunning has gone from a perfect game for the Phillies to the most perfectly stupid comment ever uttered by a U.S. senator... Read more

UPDATED: No blood in ants

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UPDATE: Ants have no blood: Philadelphia Newspapers L.L.C., which owns The Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News, and Philly.com, filed for... Read more

Having a ball

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That's probably how big Jamie Moyer's pitches look to batters...before they swing and miss, or make inconsequential contact, anyway. Open... Read more