Not only is today special for gays across the nation, but it's also darn special for our very own Nancy Pelosi who is turning 73 today.
So while liberals (and even some conservatives) are completely focused on the gay marriage hearings that kicked off this morning, a legion of hardcore Nancy-hatin ... More >>
Investors wanted!At The Snitch, we've been saddened to see the end of the crazy Airbnb story, where travel renters terrorized a lessor by ransacking and stealing from her apartment.We'd like to give it new life by suggesting another start-up business idea: Airbnb for chainsaws.
Matt Smith Assange via skype Julian Assange is a paranoid, misguided, smelly bag lady -- not an open government hero. And New York Times Executive Editor Bill Keller? Well, he is a cynical dissembler interested more in covering his own ass than telling the truth.A couple hundred journalists, incl ... More >>
What, Lance worry?Lance Armstrong's whirlwind publicity tour of San Francisco this week was a textbook example of a damage control strategy in which a public figure faced with scandal strenuously seeks to act as if there aren't any problems, according to PR experts quoted by the Associated Press. ... More >>
Truly, these are boom times for tall, lanky, light-skinned black men with sonorous voices, large ears, and the desire to be mistaken for someone else. A fascinating recent story on Slate.com shed some light on the increasingly competitive world of Barack Obama impersonators -- who, unlike the presi ... More >>
MoeLyn PhotosEnvironmentalists came first for my bottled water. And I didn't speak up because I drank Hetch Hetchy springwater on tap. And then they came for my garbage cans, requiring me to separate out recyclables from trash. I didn't speak up, because, well, I thought I could manage. An ... More >>
Now that Barack Obama has crossed the non-WASP-in-the-White House threshold, which other minority groups might get to produce a president?
Mark Oppenheimer explores the question on Slate.com..
Bemusingly, Slate.com readers quickly called Oppenheimer out on his own racial insensitivity because ... More >>