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The Front Fell Off!

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

On the lighter side, a friend sent me this link from an RCP story - the clip is a spoof of an interview with an Australian official about an oil tanker wreck that really happened last year.

Sarah Palin and Animal Cruelty

Friday, September 12th, 2008

Why does Sarah Palin hate wolves so much she tries to use her office to fund animal cruelty with taxpayer revenues? We’ve been hearing about Sarah Palin’s talents as a hunter and “sportswoman.” Overall the net impact seems to be mainly the novelty factor; a lot of Americans fall on each ...

If Your IQ is Lower Than Your Shoe Size — Sign This Petition

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Every time you think there couldn’t possibly be a cheaper, more useless stunt, some mouthbreathing rightwad will come up with one. And then when you think “come on, nobody’s dumb enough to believe this,” thousands of knuckledraggers come slithering out to prove you wrong. Are you ready for this? Some douchebag ...

Rock Star Factor 10

Saturday, July 19th, 2008

Last night I hit 6th Steet in Austin to go the the party Kos hosted - free drinks and Zydeco. That is a wnning combination in my book. So winning, in fact, that when I looked at the clock this morning, I had to force myself to get moving to ...

Pope Decries “Insatiable Consumption” Of World’s Natural Resources, But Catholicism Still Pushes Followers To “Go Forth And Multiply” and Denounces Contraception As Immoral

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

So now the Pope is going green. Or at least that's what he'd like for us to believe. Speaking to a group of 200,000 people gathered in Sydney for the Roman Catholic Church's youth festival, the Pope told followers that the world's natural resources are being squandered by "insatiable consumption." Some excerpts ...

Nigeria Has Weapons of Mass Destruction

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

Iraq and Iran are sooo yesterday. The next battleground over Cheap Oil will be Nigeria. How soon is anybody’s guess. This article by Scott Thill describes a new book — "Curse of the Black Gold: Fifty Years of Oil in the Niger Delta." The article includes a short video and an ...

Bush: Goodbye From The World’s Biggest Polluter

Friday, July 11th, 2008

Concluding his final meeting with world leaders at the G8 summit, U.S. President George W. Bush pumped his fist into the air and boldly announced, "Goodbye from the world's biggest polluter." Probably thinking he was being amusing, Bush got no props from the other world leaders who stood by with looks ...

Serving Masters, Serving Notice, & Serving Ourselves

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

Have you ever wondered what a modern day slave would look like and how he or she might behave? Ever consider who might be the owners of plantations, staffed by these slaves, if they were "permitted" to exist today? Has it ever crossed your mind that the only thing that's ...

Detroit Automakers: Another Nail in the Coffin

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

Talk about being careful what you wish for. Detroit has spent countless millions of dollars lobbying against higher gas mileage standards. And it worked. Those congressional prostitutes always bend over when a lobbyist whips out his wallet. The Detroit automakers got their wish. And now more and more Americans are buying ...

A Fiddle For Everyone

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

It is a well known myth that while fires destroyed the great city of Rome, the emporer Nero sat on his rooftop playing his lyre and watching the flames engulf the heart of his empire. Whether true or not, the image persists and the popular saying "Nero fiddled while Rome ...

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