From the pig pen: Chris Roberts brays about “taking responsibility” on Channel 4.

Two dogs fighting over the same piece of meat… ~ the Jefferson Parish Wino

OK folks here is Chris Roberts speaking authoritatively on the topic of public officials taking responsibility.


I feel as though I know Roberts and not just because I’ve counted more than one Yat as a friend through the years. Continue reading “From the pig pen: Chris Roberts brays about “taking responsibility” on Channel 4.”

Tom you ignorant slut part deux: James Gill joins the party.

There is nothing new under the sun but there are lots of old things we don’t know.

No one can say James Gill hasn’t been around for a while as he checks in today with a great column on the campaign finance disclosure ordinance that is well worth the read.


Yep, call it the Ivory Tower syndrome

There doesn’t seem to be anybody in the White House who’s got any idea what it’s like to lie awake at night worried about money and worried about things slipping away,” said retiring Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen (D). “They’re all intellectually smart. They’ve got their numbers. But they don’t feel any of it, and I think people sense that.”

Out of touch does not begin to describe it. Obama had a chance to change the political landscape for a generation and instead he let AIG execs pay themselves a bonus with taxpayer money.

Heckuva job Barackie!


Leaders as Liars

The Tamara Woodbury.  CEO of the Girl Scouts, when asked what was the largest obstacle to inspiring girls to future leadership positions:

“The majority of girls feel that in order to be a leader in today’s society, they have to become liars and they do not want to compromise the values they are learning as Girl Scouts in order to become leaders.”


Now why is that not a big surprise?