Beltway Traffic Jam

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  2. Cao's Blog says:

    Cover your genital

    This women thinks she is 100% vagina.

    What is the subliminal message this woman is sending? The subliminal message is that every square inch of my body is private part, every square inch of it can make you horny. Therefore my entire body is an ‘a…

  3. Love and War

    According to this article from, passionate love (not sex, particularly, but the kind of “falling in love” feeling you get in the first few days/weeks of a relationship) occupies the same real estate in the brain as addiction.

  4. Point Five says:

    Kofi Vows To Slash Rape Budget If US Cuts Funds

    Kofi Annan, Secretary General of the United Nations, angrily denounced today’s Congressional action to tie US financial support of the UN to radical reforms of the beleagered institution.

    Firing back with his own counter-threat, Annan promised to …

  5. Wash Out Caption Contest

    This contest is dedicated to the bloggers at Sound Politics who fought hard for all living and legal voters in Washington State.

  6. Top 9 Things Overheard At ‘The Beauty School Massacre’

    We became aware of the following story via Right Wing News who picked it up from Knowledge is Power.

  7. Excellent Day to Use Tax Money to Prop Up Sports Franchises

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch and its columnists have chosen an excellent day to expound on the need for tax money incentives to sports teams.

    While St. Louis city streets collapse….

  8. Minh Duc on Vietnam and Iraq

    With a name like that, I suspect that the writer knows a little bit about Vietnam. Minh Duc takes his sharp RINO horn and rips into a pathetic piece from The Cunning Realist comparing Iraq War to Vietnam War. Excuse me, “the war was won and lost in unc…

  9. JunkYardBlog says:


    Just when you think Dick Durbin’s colleagues can’t one-up him, they do. Rep. John Conyers (D-Tehran) held a mock impeachment hearing yesterday. Not. Making. This. Up. In the Capitol basement yesterday, long-suffering House Democrats took a trip to th…

  10. Too Little, Too Late…

    The biggest Dick in Illinois opened his mouth again today in an attempt to apologize for his near treasonous remarks on the Senate floor.


  12. In Pursuit of Princes: Happy Father’s Day

    My prince and his boy I have a Father’s Day piece up today over at the Independent Women’s Forum site. Here’s how it begins: In Pursuit of Princes I wonder how long it will be before Father?s Day is…

  13. Faulty Assumptions About Iraq

    Kevin Drum at the Washington Monthly’s got it all wrong.

  14. The Woman Who Stole a Dead Cat

    I was reading this story (don’t ask me why…it was late at night) and it reminded me of this story, and the fact that I have not told it here yet. I swear it is true. I know…I know, that’s what liars say before they tell a whopper. But in this cas…

  15. Cao's Blog says:

    US Marines rescue tortured Iraqis

    And all the MSM can do is wail about the dead soldiers (who volunteered to go, you know-we have a volunteer military, you idiots!) and the supposed “torture” at Gitmo which is so ridiculous I could spit. When you compare someone who gets goosebu…