Taggers hit Compton Hill Reservoir Park last night in an "unofficial" response to the police action that took place there last week, spraying pithy slogans like "class war" and "cops, pigs, murderers" on statues and buildings. It's unofficial because Occupy St. Louis has denounced the graffiti in ... More >>
In today's Purple Prose host Geoffrey Delicatecharacter reads from Duck: The Dick Cheney Survival Bible. In this scene, the former vice president of the United States has just discovered a genie's bottle. If you're a Democrat, beware what Cheney wishes for!
image viaThomas Hart Benton, after his dueling years.The most famous duel in American history was the one in Weehawken, New Jersey, in 1804 where Aaron Burr killed Alexander Hamilton. Burr was, at the time, the sitting vice-president of the US of A, which puts Dick Cheney's little hunting acc ... More >>
This past Sunday, and it would seem, the Sunday before and before that, former Vice President Dick Cheney made the round table rounds, spreading his signature cheer, trenchant analysis and Strangelovian fellowship. He shared a few jokes, he defended his record, he preached transparency, he enhanced ... More >>
I just can't envision myself, you know, the big straw hat and a Hawaiian shirt sitting on some beach. Particularly since I quit drinking.- President George W. Bush at his final press conference, 1.12.09This is the most self-aware statement our soon-to-be former president has ever uttered. Not only ... More >>