"It's a special place with special people. They accepted me six years ago when I was at New Hampshire. Not many people knew about me. Gave me an opportunity to come here. It really means a lot." -- Former Oregon head football coach Chip Kelly about three weeks ago
A lot, but apparently not everythi ... More >>
It seems like several lifetimes ago, but in fact it was exactly one year ago today that the world got its first full day of Rick Perry, presidential candidate.
With all the pomp, not to mention circumstance, attendant on such an august occasion, the governor of Texas deigned to allow voters to elev ... More >>
Forty-four years ago today, Robert Kennedy was shot in an L.A. hotel's kitchen and died a day later.
He had just won the California primary and ended his victory speech with "And now it's on to Chicago and let's win there!"
But would he have won there? Would he have beaten Richard Nixon? Let's tak ... More >>
Maine has won the latest version of the United States Peace Index's "Most Peaceful State" competition.
Texas? Forty-sixth most peaceful.
This result simply means that Maine is a big pile of bo-ring while Texas is still holding it down with do-whatever-we-please citizens and outrageous criminals ( ... More >>
He'll always have IowaWhen Rick Perry first announced his intention to be the leader of the free world back in August, we were gleeful at the comic possibilities his race would begin.
Alas, the free world, or at least that part of it that isn't rabid Tea Party frothers, didn't want Perry.
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Rick Perry has finally found a way to overshadow the "Rick Perry gay" google searches, which yield about 5 million results.
In just one day, "Rick Perry drunk" has rocketed to 12.9 million results.
Anyway, Perry's now-legendary speech in New Hampshire provided an opportunity to update our ra ... More >>
Rick Perry is generally not a man to be out-rightwinged, but he may see an attempt in the GOP primary.
He'll keep citing his Limbaugh-Tea Party bona fides, but there are ways for opponents to put doubt, if not fear, into the hearts of voters considering him.
Here's how four attack ads from the rig ... More >>
Here at Hair Balls, we understand that living the life of a low-level street thief can be tough. The paycheck that comes from smashing out car windows and ripping out stereos probably doesn't go too far, especially when you've got a nasty crack habit to support. But it has to take a special kind ... More >>
We finally have a winner in Rocks Off's photo contest for those Live Nation Club Passports we started giving away back when George W. was president. Not really, but it seems like it. Congratulations to Houston's Mitsy Parsons, whose shot of her with NYC up-and-comer Ryan Star at September's Coll ... More >>