Monday edition - August 10, 2009



'Birther' coverage hits fever pitch

Politico - 8-10-09

...John Reiss, executive producer for "Hardball" and executive producer for MSNBC political programming, acknowledged the potential problem in giving too much coverage to conspiracy theories. But he said it was appropriate for Chris Matthews to spend so much time trying to shoot down the rumors...



Where did that bank bailout go? Watchdogs aren't entirely sure
McClatchy Newspapers - Sun Aug 9, 6:00 AM ET
WASHINGTON — Although hundreds of well-trained eyes are watching over the $700 billion that Congress last year decided to spend bailing out the nation's financial sector, it's still difficult to answer some of the most basic questions about where the money went.

Obama's US health care reform is "evil": Sarah Palin

AFP _ 8-9-09

"The America I know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with Down Syndrome will have to stand in front of Obama's 'death panel' so his bureaucrats can decide, based on a subjective judgment of their 'level of productivity in society,' whether they are worthy of health care....


Newspapers around the country are calling former President Bill Clinton a hero for his role in extracting two female journalists from North Korea. As a result, today, Clinton asked to be named secretary of extracting Asian chicks.
- Conan O'Brien



The-World-Will-Be-A-Safer-Place-Without Saddam



Meanwhile, Back In Caracas


President Hugo Chavez told his military to be prepared for a possible confrontation with Colombia, warning that Bogota's plans to increase the U.S. military presence at its bases poses a threat to Venezuela.





Disturbing News


Earlier today, Sonia Sotomayor was confirmed as the U.S. Supreme Court’s first Hispanic justice. Or, as Lou Dobbs reported it, “Yet another job gone south of the border.”

- Conan O'Brien



Mark Sanford, Member of the Mile High Club?



South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford used state aircraft for personal and political trips, often bringing along his wife and children — contrary to state law regarding official use, an Associated Press investigation has found.



Republican-Shenanigans News






Abort The Birthers - Grant "Brad" Gerver


Rock-The-Voter News



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Biz-Tech News


Research shows that the use of antidepressants in the U.S. has more than doubled over 10 years. Well, at least people who make antidepressants are happy, I guess.- Jimmy Fallon


It Could Have Been Worse?


Aggressive stimulus spending by governments helped the world avoid a second Great Depression but full economic recovery will take two years or more, Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman said Monday.




Bush-Prison-Torture News

Cheney Receives Shock Therapy ~


 Vice President Dick Cheney was back at work Tuesday after doctors administered an electrical shock to his heart and restored it to a normal rhythm after he experienced an irregular heartbeat.

Go-F**k-Yourself News




I had a thong tattooed on me so I'll never need underwear. - Serious Kidding, Bumper Sticker Division

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