Alice Waters, who has been trying for years to get Presidents from Clinton to Obama to get on board with her vision of fresh, local, seasonal, organic food for all (read her letters to Clinton and Obama here), should be happy: it seems like her efforts are finally bearing fruit. (Pun intended.) ... More >>
For the last eight years in San Francisco, "President's Day" was a cruel joke on a city with no sense of humor about politics. Sure, America could boast Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and TWO Roosevelts -- but we were stuck with Bush. None of our traditional coping strategies worked. No matter ... More >>
In the wake of the Southern rapper's recent passing, ASD has received an obituary written for Pimp C. Read on for a few kind words from John Nova Lomax. -- Oscar Pascual Pimp C, Free at Last Remembering a Down South Legend BY JOHN NOVA LOMAX I came late to the UGK party. I was out of the country ... More >>
Evidently Snitch Matt Novak is obsessed with a no-hope libertarian from Texas running for president, as well as the conspiracy kooks who worship him. At least pro-lifer Ron Paul voted against going into Iraq, unlike Hillary and Barack. -d2 Happy B-Day Ron Paul! By Matt Novak Happy belated Birthday ... More >>
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