While it is true that the U.S. gets a lot of politicians and candidates that don't belong anywhere near Congress, be happy you aren't in Brazil, where Cleopatra, Napoleon, Stalin, and bin Laden are all seeking higher office.
Genghis: Bain Capital does what it does best by buying the troubled Romney Campaign for pennies on the dollar.
Ramona's Voices:Ramona woke up as a 75-year-old woman this week. And while she's feeling fine, the law now requires her to offer up some useful pieces of wisdom.
Balloon Juice.:The largest chicken fight since the 1974 Joe Frazier v. Pecky the Chicken has taken place, And this time the Chicken decided to avoid the fight altogether. Yes, Chick-fil-A has announced they will no longer give money to wildly anti-gay programs. It smells like victory. And I bet those Chicken sandwiches taste like victory, as well.
Shakesville: An Open Letter to My Fat Father, From His Fat, Trans Son: Or, Fatherhood, Fatness, and Family
Round-up by Bill Wolfrum of William K. Wolfrum Chronicles. Send tips to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.