THE LATEST "CREEP" OF ADVERTISING

Get ready. They're coming. They've got you right where they want you, and they're convinced that you can't escape this time. "They" are the big-time advertisers, who've been very PO'd at you recentl... Read more...

CONGRESS SPINNING ITS WHEELS ON REFORM

Here's my wise adage for the day: Never mistake motion for progress. For example, if your car gets stuck in mud and you gun the engine, your tires might be spinning at 60 miles an hour, but the car's ... Read more...

BUSH'S IRS GOES AFTER POOR FOLKS

You've gotta love the consistency of the Bushites. When they ram through their multibillion-dollar tax giveaways, it's the superrich and corporations that gain. And when they unleash their IRS to look in... Read more...

FIRING THE WRONG AUTO WORKERS

Wow, it's open season on auto workers, isn't it? In December, General Motors said it was eliminating 30,000 of its workers. Delphi, the biggest maker of automobile components, also whacked its work... Read more...

MICHAEL EISNER'S "INVENTIVENESS"

Who says television is a wasteland? If you're sick of getting 500 channels and still finding nothing to watch, get ready for the exciting debut of the Michael Eisner Show! The who? Eisner – the guy ... Read more...

EQUIP THE GRUNTS!

There's an old bumpersticker that says: "It'll be a great day when our schools get all the money that they need and the Pentagon has to hold bake sales." Well, guess who is now having to hold bake sale... Read more...

SANTORUM SUDDENLY DISCOVERS ETHICS

Attention, class. Once again we have congress to thank for teaching you kindergartners a lesson in moral behavior. The lesson is this, children: If you've been caught doing something naughty, the right ... Read more...

DICK'S DEADLY FANTASIES

One important job for the next president will be to dig into Dick Cheney's White House bunker and to learn exactly what kind of hallucinatory vapors the Veep has been inhaling for the past eight years. ... Read more...