As Max Blumenthal reported back in February, porn star Stormy Daniels of has been considering a run against Louisiana Republican Sen. David Vitter in 2010. Despite Vitter's tendency to herald conservative "values," the Senator drew some unwanted national attention in 2007 when his phone number was found in the records of a notorious D.C. madam. Daniels, urged on by fans, went on a listening tour earlier this month and spoke with MSNBC about her plans:
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Econopocalypse! AIG! St. Patrick's Day hangover! There's a lot going on lately that isn't exactly motivating frowns to turn upside down. Luckily I came across the video below and it has brightened up my day (or at least distracted me from my nagging thoughts of a dystopic future):
A new Gallup poll released today shows that the majority of Americans support the Employee Free Choice Act, despite the unending barrage of misleading information from corporations and mainstream media. This type of support shouldn't come as much of a surprise, as unions helped bring us paid vacation and the weekend, but what is surprising is that 1 in 3 Republicans support the EFCA as well:
Sarah Palin is getting pretty graphic lately. No, not in a swearing way, or a violent way, or even a sexy way ... but in a graphic biography way. The new book, titled "Female Force: Sarah Palin," was released a few days ago and already has some fans. Publisher Darren G Davis told the Guardian "We had no clue how well these books would be received in the marketplace."
The fight between Jon Stewart and CNBC started out with a "brutal, but utterly hilarious" attack on Rick Santelli's infamous rant against homeowners, and an insightful look at just how wrong CNBC got it in the days and months before the econopocalypse:
If you haven't heard yet Demetri Martin, The Daily Show's former trends guru, now has his own show: Important Things with Demetri Martin. So far it's a lil' hit or miss ... but his latest skit, which tackles the absurdity of religious warfare, is definitely worth your time.
"Our economy is in crisis, Mr. Vollmer. We thought the enemy was Mr. Madoff. I think it's you." -- Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-NY)
Sean Hannity goads imbalanced viewers to call in to the Hate Hannity Hotline to make up for the show's new lack of Alan Colmes.