Attytood Archive: June, 2008

"There is no longer any doubt as to whether the current administration has committed war crimes."

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That quote in the headline doesn't come from Michael Moore or some commenter on Democratic Underground or Daily Kos. It comes from a retired... Read more

Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Comcast) and his endless anti-NFL jihad

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You gotta say this about Sen. Arlen Specter: The guy's got gumption. That can be a good thing -- when he's bravely battling cancer, to be... Read more

It's Boston's world -- we're just all detainees in it (open thread)

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I was trying to think of something positive to say about Boston this morning, but all I could come up with was this video from 42 years ago... Read more

A call for media to drop out of the '08 race

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Last summer, after watching and writing about the Democratic presidential debate held at the Yearly Kos (now called Netroots Nation) convention... Read more

My new get-rich-quick scheme

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I thinking of bailing on this newspaper thing while there's still time and growing corn in my backyard. I live on high ground so there's... Read more

The worst thing about that "Daisy" ad

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As you've possibly read elsewhere, the creator of the most famous political ad in American history died this week. Tony Schwartz, who was 84... Read more

Moscow on the Schuylkill: Philly cops bust activists...for what?

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When Mayor Nutter announced late last year that he was hiring D.C. Charles Ramsey as his police commissioner, I said I would keep an open... Read more

Obama may get to meet enemies sooner than he expected

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Barack Obama's plan to visit Iraq and Afghanistan is probably good politics (although we'll see when he actually goes.) But he better hurry... Read more