The Democrats Like Charlotte, North Carolina Better Than Us

It became official yesterday morning, the prize that St. Louis had been chasing, the chance to host the 2012 Democratic National Convention, slipped through the city’s fingers like so many murders and car thieves. The convention, and the people, attention and tax money that come with it, are taking their talents to Charlotte, North Carolina in 2012. The Mayor had this to say in his official statement: The Democratic National Committee has announced that Charlotte will host the party’s national convention in 2012. [Read More]

Figures The Weird Scientist is From St. Louis

President Obama has assembled the all-nerd A-Team to help fix this whole oil thing we’ve heard about occasionally. These scientists are the best of the best, the brightest minds, the thickest glasses…but every A-Team needs a crazy Murdock-type guy. Guess where this nut case is from? Jonathan I. Katz, physics professor at Washington University in St. Louis. Katz, a member of the prestigious JASON think tank, did his early work in astrophysics, though he now tackles a wide variety of physics problems. [Read More]

Even the President Takes Shots at the Cubs

Last season’s World Series Champions the New York Yankees visited the White House the other day to do the photo-op thing and mingle with President Obama. Obama, quite the sports fan himself, couldn’t help himself from taking a shot at the woeful Cubs while standing with the winningest organization of them all. “It’s been nine years since your last title, which must have felt like an eternity for Yankees fans,” Obama said. [Read More]

Obama to Visit St. Louis

President Obama will be making a trip to St. Louis next week to attend a fundraiser for fellow Democrat and Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill. But we here at Punching Kitty are sure he will make time for a quick drive down Barack Obama Blvd to have a slice of Pi Pizza. In a completely unrelated story, outspoken conservative mouth-piece and general easy-going #1 fan of Punching [Editor’s Note: *cough*] Dana Loesch recently won a week-long all-expenses paid trip to “anywhere but here” by a little known company named Flowers By Irene. [Read More]

Republican Kids to Get a 5-Day Weekend?

According to our tipster and the link they sent us to the, thats what St. Louis’ favorite perma-fired up, republican, Dana Loesch pundit is trying to make happen with a recent mass email. Why? Apparently some black guy is going to break in to the school and try and talk to her kids. Snippets from her e-mail: President Obama’s Address to Students Across America September 8, 2009… Word is traveling fast on the internet, between bloggers and twitter, the choice is clear : No school for kids on September 8th due to the beginning of Socialist Indoctrination of Americas children. [Read More]

If You Actually Got a Ticket to the All Star Game, Don’t Bring Anything

According to Matthew Leach, the writer that covers the Cardinals, pretty much nothing will be allowed past the gates for the All Star game because of the Presidential first pitch. Here are his tweets from earlier today: Working on story on stadium/city/etc procedures for ASG week. One thing mentioned: for the game itself, it’s essentially TSA security. # “If you can’t take it on the airplane, you’re not going to be allowed to bring it in the building that day. [Read More]

If You Click on Links it Will Keep Your Fingers From Getting Cold

How much do you really like Obama? I mean do you really like him…like want him inside of you like him? I have just the thing for you! [NSFW] Via Dan Jaboor (Send your tips to [email protected]!) Christian Gooden of needs someone to tell him that serial killers like looking at dead animals too. Speaking of Serial Cereal Killers…This is the coolest mural of all time. Via CityRag [Read More]

Your Monday Morning Links

Start off your week with some hot linking action! There is no Bluebird, only Firebird:’s Blender has the newly released schedule for the re-lauched Firebird venue. Michael Pinto at describes a problem we here at PunchingKitty have seen for quite a while: The Invasion of “Social Media Experts” If we may add some bitching to his great article: You dick (or boobs?) doesn’t get bigger just because you follow every retard that follows you! [Read More]