My dad (sarcastically) reflects on the selection...
Thank goodness. I feel better. The 44 year old former Mayor of an Anchorage suburb is identified as the best qualified person in this nation to take over in the event the 110 year old candidate has to be institutionalized. It’s too bad the Obama guy doesn’t have any decent experience or he’d probably get elected. Now, however, all bets are off ‘cause Sarah is ready to take over if the Maverick...
On April 18, 2008, Palin gave birth to her second... →
The GOP’s VP Candidate.
Holy shit, Sarah Palin, VP
me: can you think of anything I'll need?
Karen: nothing that we can't buy at target or nordstroms
But, what I will not do, is suggest that the Senator takes his positions for...– Barack Obama, August 28, 2008
We are more compassionate than a government that lets veterans sleep on our...– Barack Obama Aug. 28, 2008 (via election08)
I can't talk about my career without bawling. ...
McCain Has Made His Pick and Is Set to Tell on... →
election08: Senator John McCain has chosen his VP and will notify his choice on Thursday. He’s scheduled to announce it Friday morning in Ohio. It’s bound to leak on Thursday. As the McCain campaign hopes in order to step on Obama’s acceptance speech. That’s a pretty grimy move, but not unexpected. The New York Times says it’s either Romney, Pawlenty or Lieberman. Aren’t they [NY Times]...
People the world over have always been more impressed by the power of our...– Bill Clinton, August 27, 2008
A woman voting for John McCain would be like a chicken voting for Colonel...– President of Planned Parenthood and daughter of late Gov. of Texas Ann Richards Cecile Richards (via whatcriscilikes) (via antikris) (via -kristen)
Dudes should always be wearing sleeves in a public... →
SO TRUE! And 9 other chick repellent items. (via Aaron)
Rebecca Thompson’s moment happened shortly after... →
Fabulous article about becoming a New Yorker. Incidentally, it made me want to leave New York… surely not its intention. But this morning, I did see a woman drop a door on an elderly woman with a walker. Sigh. (via Aaron)
“And as I tuck that little girl in…I think about how one day they’ll have families of their own, and how one day they, and your sons and daughters will tell their children about what we did together in this election… they’ll tell them…how this time, we listened to our hopes instead of our fears. How this time…we decided to stop doubting and to stop dreaming. How this time, in this great country...
Really? His nephew went to college with me and was... →
juliaallison: Well, that was my experience with him, at least. I suppose one shouldn’t judge a VP candidate by his nephew. But it does really, really irk me nonetheless. SIGH.
If by a “liberal” they mean someone who looks ahead and not behind, someone who...– John F. Kennedy (via robot-heart) (via julyshewillfly) (via furrowedbrow) (via jeralyndwile) (via derbygirl)
Olympics / Conventions parallel: Obama goes the first week. He’s Michael...– Slate Olympics Twitter
I’ve made the selection, and that’s all you’re going to get– Barack Obama on his VP choice. (via election08) Where’s. My. Text. Message. ?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?
MAGNOLIA BAKERY Another branch of this Greenwich Village bakery is to open in late September in Midtown: 1240 Avenue of the Americas (49th Street). New neighbors. Please let us be gone by then.
Jason is the new Bachelor!!! →
If you need anything, I’ll be filling out my application to be on The Bachelor. via meredithnyc
Chick-Fil-A in Manhattan? →
It is no use saying, ‘We are doing our best.’ You have got to succeed in doing...– Winston Churchill (via rulesformyunbornson)
Top 10 Olsen Twins Jokes from Bob Saget's Roast
rebloggingrebloggingjulia: waksays: 10. Jeffrey Ross: Is it true you used to give Mary-Kate acting lessons? He’d tell her, “Act like this never happened.” She’d be like, “You got it, dude.” 9. John Stamos: What a tough gig [America’s Funniest Home Videos] must’ve been, huh? His entire job consisted of saying, “Take a look at this,” which is what he used to say to Mary-Kate Olsen in her...
I hereby vow to walk to the subway in a Johnson/Liukin gymnastics walk tomorrow...– Slate Olympics Twitter
Heidi Montag compares self to Jesus →
“Yes, Heidi Montag and Jesus Christ’s situations were practically the same. Montag added she ‘always felt this crazy connection to God,’ has been religious since she was 2 years old, and wants to release a Christian album.” Christians are praying for otherwise.
CBS reveals the cast of The Amazing Race 13 →
”Among this cycle’s competing teams are former NFL star Ken Greene and his estranged wife Tina; a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader and her actor brother; a pair of nature-loving seniors; two fraternity brothers who come to be dubbed “Team Superbad”; the treasurer for Comic-Con and his best bud; a college kid and his single mom; and a pair of blonde Southern belles.” Ahem.
The pooping intern. →
W. the movie trailer. Looks interesting… Having a movie out didn’t help the Dems in 2004 though… via throwingthings.
Only Mr. Obama and a handful of close and very... →
Good news! via MeredithNYC
ashfingtay: If there was a “Who Wants to Do Michael Phelps?” I’d go on that… That makes two of us.
117. Be a good listener. Don't just wait your turn...
(via rulesformyunbornson) Love. Great blog.
She has a point.
Katy: it's hard to stress about Physics when you're fearing for your life
Saw this dude at lunch today... →
Like I’d recognize him. Ha. Someone else did.
Brunch mate + Favorite show = Meredith's going to... →
Slate Olympics Twitter! Makes everything more fun:
“At the end of the games, gold medal winners should have to compete in sports they haven’t trained for. Federer/Phelps synchro diving team?” “That water flooded into Phelps’ goggles because it needed to be close to him. Also, woodland creatures dance around his feet when he walks.” “I have a fantasy football draft on Sunday. I’m thinking of taking...
New bridesmaids dress resource!! →
She looked like the kind of woman who is trouble but may be worth it.– My desired epithet (via juliaallison) Fabulous.
12,000 Calories a Day →
meredithnyc: “Phelps lends a new spin to the phrase “Breakfast of Champions” by starting off his day by eating three fried-egg sandwiches loaded with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, fried onions and mayonnaise. He follows that up with two cups of coffee, a five-egg omelet, a bowl of grits, three slices of French toast topped with powdered sugar and three chocolate-chip pancakes. At lunch, Phelps...
No One Ever Told You Residency Was Gonna Be This... →
Comparing characters from Grey’s Anatomy to Friends. Love. via Hot Katy
Story of my life, courtesy of Karen
Don’t Complain About Your Food to a Starving Person Chatty, obnoxious girl #1: My last relationship was a disaster. He just didn’t treat me well. He was very disrespectful. How is your man doing? Chatty, obnoxious girl #2: I don’t know. He says he loves me, takes me out all the time, is always calling and paying for everything. He even writes me long romantic notes and spends...
I would just like to point out ...
juliaallison: that, as a college graduate, with a B.A. from Georgetown in political science, I was rejected by Bath & Body Works. Where I applied. To work. As a cashier. Thank you, education. This week? NonSociety must not be doing well if Julia’s job hunting…