Conventional wisdom and mountains of anecdotal evidence suggest that old people are really, comically bad at doing things: driving; operating those newfangled pocket telegraph thingamajigs; gauging other people's interest in the details of their goiter surgery; continence. We can go on. This is low- ... More >>
Poor Mitt Romney finally says exactly what he's thinking and the guy gets hammered for it. You wanted specificity and numbers from the man? Well, as you no doubt heard, Mother Jones reported this week that he's plenty specific when talking to gatherings of his big-money contributors:
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Reading about the Medicare debate and listening to friends and neighbors talk about it, I always come to the same conclusion: Your opinions depend entirely on your personal experiences.
A commenter here the other day said he thought most old people are "responsible" and have provided for their own ... More >>
So what is all this anger among the old white people really all about? Why are old white people wearing odd costumes and hating the president all the time?
We old white people all know exactly what it is. But nobody will say it out loud. It never comes out in the stories, even though it's right the ... More >>
I'm serious. I want Jimmy Carter to come monitor our elections. We need his help.
So, if you were around here eight years ago, when Dallas was getting national attention for vote fraud, you might be especially concerned about recent developments in the county elections department. Until the ... More >>
Grandpa always naps after filling up on turkey, cranberry goo and Bruse.. Brussell... uh, tiny cabbages.Thanksgiving's coming up, and that means a whole table full of traditional sides and desserts that only the adults at the table really seem to enjoy. It's true: Thanksgiving dinner is like ... More >>
Why is the patio at Primo's so popular?Certainly there are nicer patios at places serving better food. So what's the attraction?Results from last week, in which we asked what features make for a true dive. Several well thought through posts showed up in response--as well as one in haiku form from a ... More >>
Patrick MichelsFort Worth-based filmmaker Tom Huckabee's first feature was a post-apocalyptic William S. Burroughs adaptation, in which a 19-year-old Bill Paxton gets a brainwashing and a sex change from militant feminists.For his second feature now, 26 years later, Huckabee is tackling slightly mil ... More >>