Category Archives: Down & Out in Bumblefuck: The Rural News

What if Hugo Chavez Dies?

As I’m sure you know—–or, if you’ve watched any news or been to a news site in the last year—–Hugo Chavez is ailing. He has seemingly serious cancer (we don’t know the exact type and he won’t say how serious it is, nor would he be honest about it if it were terminal), and, in… Read More »

Grading the Debate Moderators

As much as people love dissecting the candidates themselves for any little thing, I think it’s just as helpful to grade the moderators. First Debate…Moderated By: Jim Lehrer…What Worked: [Crickets]…What Didn’t: A ton. His performance was widely criticized by almost everyone. And you can’t say it’s just “liberal whining” because Obama lost the debate, conservatives… Read More »

Will The Democrats Do Anything Stupid (like Pull an Eastwood) at the Convention?

As the Democratic National Convention kicks into a higher gear, the question on everyone’s mind (at least, those that really only follow politics for the sensationalism…which is pretty much every political reporter and blogger on the planet) is “Will there be an ‘Eastwood’ moment?” By that, what they’re really wondering is “Will there be a batshit crazy… Read More »