Archive for December, 2010

Blumenthal Chooses Planned Parenthood Exec for Chief of Senate Staff

Published December 8th, 2010, Uncategorized

Count me among those who think Connecticut commentator Kevin “Don’t Call Linda McMahon My Mouthpiece” Rennie has a point when he says a compromised smell emits from Senator-elect Richard Blumenthal’s choice of Laura Rubiner, vice president for public policy at Planned Parenthood, as his chief of staff. The Blumenthal Senate campaign had an embarrassing moment […]

Echoes of Benoit in UFC Fighter Sonnen’s Testosterone Replacement Therapy Claim

Published December 7th, 2010, Uncategorized

Last week brought the story of mixed martial artist Chael Sonnen’s appeal hearing before the California State Athletic Commission of his suspension and fine for his failed August drug test. In a nutshell: Sonnen claimed, none too convincingly, that he had a thoroughly cleared therapeutic use exemption (TUE) for prescribed testosterone. In a messy compromise, […]

Muchnick YouTube Channel’s Greatest Hits

Published December 6th, 2010, Uncategorized

Irvin Muchnick Confronts Wrestling Legend Bret Hart (CNN’s Nancy Grace, 6/29/07 ): Irvin Muchnick Discusses Linda McMahon and Death in Wrestling on WTNH (news report by Mark Davis, 3/23/10): Irvin Muchnick Discusses Benoit on KRON 4 Evening News 10-4-09 (interview by Gary Radnich): Irvin Muchnick on French TV’s “L’Effet Papillon” (France’s Canal+ […]

WWE’s Holiday Gift: ‘Tables, Ladders, and Chairs’

Published December 6th, 2010, Uncategorized

World Wrestling Entertainment – company of once-and-future Senate candidate Linda McMahon – closes out 2010 with the charming annual pay-per-view event “Tables, Ladders, and Chairs.” Let’s focus on chairs. Last year’s promotional video for the event featured wrestler Chris Jericho taking a chair shot to the skull, which released animated cuckoo birds encircling his head. […]

Threats to This Blog

Published December 4th, 2010, Uncategorized

From June 13, 2009, through December 3, 2010 (yesterday), the comments form at this blog has received a series of 17 anonymous communications from three Internet Protocol addresses at Verizon Wireless. I believe these all may have come from the same Verizon customer. Because the messages recently intensified in frequency and language, and possibly crossed […]