Well, the wait is finally over. The Democrats announced all those zany tax increases they’d been keeping secret for the past six months. Alittle more than $8 billion worth.
Both Assembly Speaker Karen Bass and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger say California needs to overhaul its archaic tax system, created during the Great Depression and riddled with so many inequities, loopholes and exceptions it makes Swiss Cheese look solid.    Read more »
Who says Republicans are melons?
Assemblyman Cameron “Word-to-Your-Mother” Smyth was way crump the other night at Fiona Ma’s karaoke fund-raiser. So ill was the always dap S-Man that he totally overstood Vanilla Ice’s “Ice, Ice Baby.”
Check out the hook while my DJ revolves it:
Yo, vip, lets kick it!
Ice ice baby, ice ice baby
All right stop, collaborate and listen
Ice is back with my brand new invention
Something grabs a hold of me tightly
Then I flow like a harpoon daily and nightly
Will it ever stop?    Read more »
How truly remarkable a president this failed haber-dasher and creation of the Pendergast political machine was, this will jog the memory.
Here’s Harry Truman’s farewell address to the American people:
January 15, 1953
[Broadcast from his office in the White House at 10:30 p.m.]
My fellow Americans:
I am happy to have this opportunity to talk to you once more before I leave the White House.    Read more »
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