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After Guilty Plea, Madoff Jailed For Ponzi Scheme

It’s about time. Facing charges worth over 150 years in prison, Bernie Madoff has pled guilty to charges related to his operating a $50 billion Ponzi scheme that has ripped off investors of their...

The Radikal’s Flair for Drama

I don’t normally try to compete for readers with TheRadikal.com when he’s covering a certain SG event, unless I feel the need to provide a place for my own commentary on it. But when...

An Indie Unity In the Works?

A source close to the action down in Florida informs me that there is an attempt ongoing to bring about a merger between the two independent parties. The two sides understand the “veracity” of...

Sci-Fi On A 32″ TV Screen

This weekend, I bought a new 32″ LCD flat-screen television set from Office Depot. I also bought the Hot Shots double-feature DVD from Target, along with The Godfather Part II. The television had been...

GOP: “Our Earmarks Are Different”

The hypocrisy level reached new heights this week with the debate over the left-over budget bill from last year. Senator McCain launched an anti-earmark effort, trying to delete over 8500 pet projects that cost...

Snowed In

Today, snow is falling across the Washington metropolitan area. Living just west of I-95, I appear to have been spared the worst of the wanna-be blizzard, but I still had at least 5 inches...

A Self-Centered Press Corps

A number of recent events have revealed the declining state of journalism, and a lot of it is the result of pride and self-centeredness: Expiring Tax Rates Thanks to a recent press briefing, we...

’21’ Not Worth The Gamble

This movie tried for a blackjack, and busted instead. Granted, I’m almost a year overdue for a review like this, but I missed it in theaters and only recently bought it on DVD. Big...