UCOW Ugliest Comment of the Week: Melissa Lafsky

With the passing of Sen Ted Kennedy, Huffpo blogger Melissa Lafsky ponders what Mary Jo Kopechne might have thought of Ted’s career. We don’t know how much Kennedy was affected by her death, or what she’d have thought about arguably being a catalyst for the most successful Senate career in history. What we don’t know,…


Sarah Palin continues to shine light on Obamacare

Sarah Palin, with two words, was able to influence the health care debate in a significant way.   Her previous facebook note about “death panels” was just plain-spoken enough to get people to sit up and take notice of one of the more insidious provisions in the bill.  She continues the assault today, lest anyone think…


Leah from Manchester, NH – Classy Dame

Some common sense from the “angry astroturfing mob”: “When I watch the news people stand here and tell me that I am a member of a hired mob, that I’ve been called up by the Republican Party, they only wish they could have done something like this. I’ve never been contacted by any organized group.”


Professor, Cheerleaders Unite to Teach Science

A physics professor who says he’ll do “anything” to get people interested in science is teaming up with the Philadelphia 76ers cheerleaders to offer online lessons on magnetics, mass and matter — all through the magic of miniskirts. James Trefil said it made sense for him to use “a little sex appeal” in his effort…