April 16, 2007

Foley has spent $250,000 on his defense so far

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 16, 2007 | 5:56 PM | comments

The Blotter reports:Former Congressman Mark Foley has spent more than $250,000 of his campaign funds on lawyers since he was exposed for having inappropriate sexual conversations with minors online. The law allows Foley to pay Zuckerman Spaeder LLP from his...Read More

Poor Uncle Steve

Filed by Bil Browning | April 16, 2007 | 5:50 PM | comments

(Sent in by faithful reader, Jay.)...Read More


Congratulations to our winners!

Filed by Bil Browning | April 16, 2007 | 2:34 PM | comments

Our Spotlight 2007 contest ended last night at midnight and our winners have been notified. If you didn't get an e-mail from me today, it probably wasn't you... *grins* So who did win? Congratulations to David Lueck, Annette Gross and...Read More

There went the Washington Blade

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 16, 2007 | 12:00 PM | comments

It's asinine statements like this that just drive me up the wall when it comes from one of our own, especially one in a position of power. This is from Kevin Neff, managing editor of the Washington Blade (Washington, D.C.'s...Read More

Matt Drudge, Media Matters, and hyper-reality, oh my!

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 16, 2007 | 11:29 AM | comments

Our fave gay Republican (well, second to Jeff Gannon, of course) just got caught telling a little fib. Media Matters caught one of the gossip-monger's headlines, "SOROS OPERATION TAKES CREDIT FOR IMUS TAKE-DOWN...". That organization is Media Matters itself, which...Read More

Surprise: Abstinence-only education doesn't work

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 16, 2007 | 9:04 AM | comments

Uh, oh. Apparently abstinence education doesn't work. From MSNBC: Students who participated in sexual abstinence programs were just as likely to have sex a few years later as those who did not, according to a long-awaited study mandated by Congress....Read More

Question of the day, this Monday

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 16, 2007 | 8:15 AM | comments

How late do you sleep in on the weekends compared with the weekdays?...Read More

Birth defects are hilarious!

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 16, 2007 | 7:51 AM | comments

The Salt Lake City Fox affiliate can't keep a straight face when talking about vasectomies leading to birth defects:...Read More

SJR-7 Fly Story II: The Backlash

Filed by Don Sherfick | April 16, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

A few days ago I attempted a bit of what I thought would be universally taken as innocuous law-related humor in telling a tale about a Statehouse fly whose last living act was to make a small comma-like deposit onto...Read More


Quote of the day

Filed by Ed Team | April 16, 2007 | 6:45 AM | comments

"As the world is ending, I'm always glad to be entertained for a few moments. The best way to do that is with music. You should practice once a night. If you really want to disappoint your parents, and don't...Read More