Attytood Archive: May, 2011

What Panetta really says about OBL and torture, as told to John McCain

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Suck on this, torture fans: I asked CIA Director Leon Panetta for the facts, and he told me the following: The trail to bin Laden did not... Read more

If you're too young to remember 1980....

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...this is exactly what happened. Yeah, right. Read more

Cheese-eating surrender monkeys* to ban fracking?

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Sacre blue!** PARIS — French lawmakers opened debate on Tuesday on proposals to ban a method for extracting oil and gas deposits... Read more

“No wonder the public is so nauseated by business as usual in Washington — where the complete capture of government by industry barely raises any eyebrows"

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Nobody could have predicted... One of the four FCC commissioners who voted for Comcast's sweet-deal-merger with NBC-Universal back in January... Read more

The real Delaware destroyer

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Thirty years ago today, the greatest rock star ever to prowl the streets of Wilmington passed away at a ridiculously young age: Ibis met (Bob)... Read more

Shorter Risa Ferman: "Nobody could have predicted...."

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For a locality that consistently pats itself on the back for how well-educated and affluent it is, I've never been very impressed by the... Read more

Department of "Huh?"

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From a bizarre posting from the New York Times' Matt Bai about "presidential candidate" Newt Gingrich: In particular, Mr. Gingrich is a... Read more

My plan for lowering the divorce rate in America

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Elect everyone governor of a large state for eight years. Of course, they'll announce their marital breakup within weeks of leaving office... Read more