LJ Pic of the Day

I dug a little for this one, taken at an election night reception at Ljubljana’s Hotel Union on 4 November 2008. A Palin aide said today that her boss’s notorious crosshairs map had nothing to do with inciting violence or the use of guns. She didn’t explain, however, why their …

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Sarah, let the sunshine in

Not only was the press kept away from a Sarah Palin’s speech hosted by Wisconsin Right to Life in Milwaukee on Friday, but there was also a long list of prohibited items as well as a bag search. Among the no-nos: • No exit and re-entry allowed • No cell …

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Love: Coming Soon, a twenty-four hour memoir – Available now! – first 13,000 downloads free

From the intro to Love: Coming Soon… Never say never. It’s true. The world and I thank Sarah Palin as the primary inspiration behind his memoir. When he heard that the former vice presidential candidate and former Governor of Alaska had produced a 400-page memoir in just four months, Time …

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Obama Wines

Keeping with the St. Martin’s day theme and before I forget, notes on a few wines that were uncorked before the champagne during the election watching party the other night: First was this 2006 Bonvin Humagne Rouge, made from a little known grape grown in Switzerland which I picked up …

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Palin Prank: Her Six-Minute Telephone Conversation With ‘Sarkozy’

For nearly six minutes, U.S. VP wannabe Sarah Palin carried on a telephone conversation with French President Nikolas Sarkozy before she was told it was a prank. The pranksters? Quebec comedy duo Marc Antoine Audette and Sebastian Trudel Audette, known as the Masked Avengers. Listen to the complete conversation below. …

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Still Looking for a Halloween Mask? Try These Election Celebrity Options

Happy Halloween! Piran Café kicks off its party with an option for last minute mask shoppers. In these tough times, these are perfect, because they’re absolutely free. Austin, Texas-based comic archivist Ethan Persoff is sharing these frightening creations, drawn by comic artist Scott Marshall, of several 2008 political celebrities. Here …

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Alaska’s Largest Paper Endorses Obama

Looking inwards? The Anchorage Daily News, the largest paper in Sarah Palin’s home state, today endorsed Barack Obama. Not quite as blunt as other Obama endorsements, the paper said nonetheless: Yet despite her formidable gifts, few who have worked closely with the governor would argue she is truly ready to …

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Old Snaps 001 – Geraldine Ferraro

Since Europe is busy scanning its cultural heritage, it inspired me to start scanning my own. Well before there was Sarah Palin there was Geraldine Ferraro, a former New York congresswoman who in 1984 became the first woman selected by a major party as a Vice Presidential candidate. She and …

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10 Reasons Why Sarah Palin Shouldn’t Give a Press Conference Before Nov. 4

I can’t think of one. Can anyone? Please, just one? Would the far-right base the she was selected to appease not demand the same if the Democrats had selected a virtual unknown as the second in command, someone who in their few media appearances has only shown how clearly out …

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Strongsville, Ohio

Video shot outside of a McCain-Palin rally yesterday in Strongsville, Ohio, about 20 miles (32 km) southwest of Cleveland. Q: Is [Obama] a terrorist? A: He’s got the bloodlines. [from bloggerinterrupted.com] For the adventure traveler: [Strongsville Tourism links] [Strongsville home page] [calendar of events]

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