Monthly Archives: August 2011

Extreme!! Queue Fraud.

With the questioning of my masculinity on the line, I will admit to watching a marathon of “Extreme Couponing” on TLC. With my recent job status going from permanently-shaky to temporarily-turbulent, I have more attention to coupons sent in the … Continue reading

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It’s Not Even Close

I hear so many sports fans say “Well, [player name here] never won a championship so that will always be a stain on his legacy” or some variation of this. On its face, the logic is ridiculous. The topic of … Continue reading

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A Cornfield’s Artificial High

How important is the Ames Straw Poll? Read this. And this. Or this. Ok, I’ll stop now. It was tough to find anything that actually tried to claim that the straw poll matters. But in the interest of objectivity, I … Continue reading

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Iowa Straw Poll Predictions

This straw poll really only has meaning within political nerds. Look historically at and there is no hedging: It is entirely irrelevant (as to who will win). That being said, I’m a nerd. And I’ll take any poll, any election, … Continue reading

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Only A Time Vortex…

…where we enter an alternate universe, would explain the lunacy that has become the Republican Party. Yesterday, I had every intention of breaking down the Mitt Romney comment of “Corporations are people.” from this week. However, this comment is legally … Continue reading

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