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Achenblog: January 29, 2006 - February 4, 2006

Super Bowl Ad Nauseum

   [Broadcast joined in progress . . . ] ...Coming up: the Fritos Halftime Spectacular, featuring the Energizer Battery Live Performance by the Rolling Stones. Dan, you're a Stones fan, right? Isn't it great that they're "still going" after all...

By Joel Achenbach  |  February 4, 2006; 7:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (240)
 
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Cat and Mouse (Updated With Boodling)

    Routinely in the morning I head to the back porch and discover, just outside the back door, a tribute, an offering, a generous contribution to the domestic food supply: a dead mouse.     I assume this is...

By Joel Achenbach  |  February 3, 2006; 12:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Next: A National Dress Code

    What a beacon of liberty we are today! Makes you feel proud to be an American!    Cindy Sheehan ("2,242 Dead: How Many More?") was hauled away, arrested, fingerprinted and jailed; Beverly Young ("Support the Troops") was escorted...

By Joel Achenbach  |  February 2, 2006; 7:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (202)
 
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Message: We're Still the Good Guys

   I exercised my Constitutional right to not watch the SOTU address, but I read the text this morning and am struck that the president felt compelled to remind the citizens of this country that we're still the good guys....

By Joel Achenbach  |  February 1, 2006; 10:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Bush Needs a Gimmick

  Tonight the president will make his annual, constitutionally mandated State of the Union Address. Because he can't tell the truth about our current situation, he'll need a gimmick. He's in a delicate situation to say the least. Candor is...

By Joel Achenbach  |  January 31, 2006; 10:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (161)
 
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Coretta Scott King

   Coretta Scott King, who has died at the age of 78, grew up on a farm in segregated Alabama. She had to walk five miles to a one-room schoolhouse while white kids rode a bus to a closer school....

By Joel Achenbach  |  January 31, 2006; 9:08 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Keeping Track of it All

    The Enron trial. Alito filibuster. Iraq. Abramoff. The president's about to give another acceptance speech. Oscar nominations tomorrow! Oh, and is there a football game next Sunday? Steel vs. Software? There's just a lot to keep track of....

By Joel Achenbach  |  January 30, 2006; 1:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (77)
 
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