Tagged with Politics

You Really Can’t Argue With Them

You really *can’t* argue with them. —– Original Message —– From: <A REALLY BRIGHT PROGRESSIVE> To: ‘Leslie’ (not so bright) Sent: Thursday, September 18, 2008 2:02 AM Subject: An interesting study, and my comments… It’s tricky, talking with these poor brain-damaged souls. If it weren’t so normal, I’d call such mental misreasoning a disease.It’s easy […]

Death Panels

Your private insurance company decides when you die, not the government.  Related Mental Health Rules Put in Bailout http://www.house.gov/apps/list/press/financialsvcs_dem/essabill.pdf The above link is to the full text of… Pathologizing Poverty The 2002 report of the US Surgeon General says that… Back in the Saddle Again I haven’t been blogging for quite a while. There’s no… […]

“middle income” vs. “the middle class”

void57 Romney says “middle income,” $200K-250K. Obama says “the middle class,” $19K to $91K. They aren’t even speaking the same language! [Source]  Related Taxpayers foot the bill for the uninsured void57 #thisweek Doctors and hospitals shouldn’t get a tax writeoff… Twitter: As for physics… void57 As for physics, what does reality look like when… Democratic […]

Marriage is Unconstitutional

“Our Nation must defend the sanctity of marriage.” – George W Bush sanc·ti·ty/ˈsaNG(k)titē/ Noun: 1.The state or quality of being holy, sacred, or saintly. sa·cred/ˈsākrid/ Adjective: 1.Connected with God (or the gods) or dedicated to a religious purpose and so deserving veneration: “sacred rites”. 2.Religious rather than secular.   “Congress shall make no law respecting […]

Reagan proved deficits don’t matter

Aug 11 1984 Not realizing that his weekly radio address is already on the air, President Ronald Reagan quips into his live microphone: “My fellow Americans, I’m pleased to tell you today that I’ve signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes.” And the world shit its collective pants… We […]

Stoned Again, Naturally.

Found this in an archive from 2005. I have come to realize that some folks, in order to maintain a very narrow belief system, no longer allow themselves to evaluate other belief systems. In essence, other points of view dangerously threaten their fragile little world. That is, their own opinions seem like Universal Truths to […]

McCain’s YouTube Nightmare

McCain’s YouTube Nightmare is that the voters – who have very short memories – will notice that he changes his story from interview to interview. Changing your story because you’ve seen your mistake and are correcting it is one thing. Changing your story to boost your self-image or to get votes is another thing altogether […]

The Rev. Wright on Bobonics

The Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr. Speaks for Himself – New York Times “… he mimicked President John F. Kennedy’s Boston accent and also mocked Senator Edward M. Kennedy’s speech. “Nobody says to a Kennedy, ‘You speak bad English,’ ” he said. “Only to a black child was that said.” “Errrrr eh, errrrr eh…” But […]

i can haz Whit Hows?

moar funny pictures  Related Stoats eat toast moar funny pictures… I Can Haz Marchmellows? moar funny pictures What an excellent picture! I only capped… Happy Hannukah And a Happy Hannukah to all my friends of the… I noe haz nommed yet Honest! I noe haz nommed yet, Honest! moar funny pictures… jebuskat moar lolcatz… YARPP […]

Democratic Iowa Debate

Huffington Post: John Neffinger, Glynnis MacNicol, and Drew Westen| Dem Iowa Debate LiveBlog! Debate? Not much of a debate, just a bunch of Dems comparing their talking points. Really, business as usual. The Democratic Party slinked off with their collective tails between their legs because they couldn’t come up with a response to the “soft […]

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