Monthly Archives: February 2012

Give Obama the finger

No, not that one – the big red one. Apparently it all started with Jan Brewer. Then Erin Sherbert of the SF Weekly wrote this headline: Obama Coming to San Francisco, Where Nobody Will Wag Their Fingers in His Face … Continue reading

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Talented Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift won two Grammy awards last weekend, bringing her total to six. Not bad for a 21 year-old. The video above was made when she was only sixteen. Taylor wrote it in twenty minutes when she was a fifteen … Continue reading

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Amazing

This is from the New York Times: Inside the brain-and-cognitive-sciences department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are what, to the casual observer, look like dollhouse versions of surgical theaters. There are rooms with tiny scalpels, small drills and miniature … Continue reading

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Serious Smut

Hard to believe we’re living in the 21st Century, ain’t it? Just what you want to hear: Planned Parenthood works around the clock to hook your kids on sex Recently, American Life League came out with a six-minute exposé of … Continue reading

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A rock and a hard place

As Occupy Boston struggles with a sex-offender ban, its weaknesses have been laid bare It was after 10 pm on Tuesday, January 10, in the stale, bright basement of the Arlington Street Church, where now-nomadic Occupy Boston was holding a … Continue reading

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BWVAKTBOOM

This new ad campaign by PETA enters some serious WTF territory: Living With BWVAKTBOOM All over the world, regular guys are choosing a vegan diet, unaware of the erotic consequences. As a result, an epidemic is spreading among their “loved” … Continue reading

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At least they’re in the same ZIP code

Occupy 90210 to Protest “Big Money” During President’s Visit Occupy 90210 protesters will gather more than a mile from the home of a daytime drama TV show producer’s mansion Wednesday night when President Barack Obama visits the home for a … Continue reading

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Fear is the mind-killer

Actress Who Plays Palin Found Her Selection ‘Pretty Terrifying’ The prospect of Sarah Palin as the Republican vice presidential nominee in 2008 was “pretty terrifying” to actress Julianne Moore, who plays Palin in HBO’s upcoming Game Change movie about the … Continue reading

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The way to hell is paved with good intentions

Via Hot Air: Preschooler’s Homemade Lunch Replaced with Cafeteria “Nuggets” A preschooler at West Hoke Elementary School ate three chicken nuggets for lunch Jan. 30 because a state employee told her the lunch her mother packed was not nutritious. The … Continue reading

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Where do they find these people?

SFGate: Liz Trotta says women in the military shouldn’t complain they are ‘raped too much’ Listen to the video above and you will hear Fox News commentator Liz Trotta say that women in the military are complaining that they have … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin Suggests Santorum is Neanderthal

Put a fork in him. I’ll enjoy watching his stats plummet. Check it out: I’m apparently late to the game. Thought it was new. Remember this? And just a minute later: (via) Happy Valentine’s Day!

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V.D. Open Thread

Today is my least favorite holiday of the year.

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Don’t read this post unless you want to be pissed off

It started last week with objections to Chris Brown appearing on the Grammy Awards show Sunday night: I’m Not Okay with Chris Brown Performing at the Grammys and I’m Not Sure Why You Are I’m sick and tired of people … Continue reading

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I guess there are no hummers in heaven

Rick Santorum: One of the things I will talk about that no president has talked about before is I think the dangers of contraception in this country, the whole sexual libertine idea … Many in the Christian faith have said, … Continue reading

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The chickens are coming home to roost

Paul Krugman: Severe Conservative Syndrome […] How did American conservatism end up so detached from, indeed at odds with, facts and rationality? For it was not always thus. After all, that health reform Mr. Romney wants us to forget followed … Continue reading

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Joe Cool for President

Obama seeks return of the cool Barack Obama had all the 2008 cool. Now he’s trying to get at least some of it back. A video of Hollywood A-listers singing a Will.i.am song about him, a Shepard Fairey painting with … Continue reading

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Connecting Dots

So Sunday while I was surfing, I ran across this article at Little Green Footballs. Though I am aware of their work, I don’t normally read LGF, but I was drawn by the headline at Memorandum and clicked it. Here … Continue reading

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Occupy AIPAC?

Will You Occupy AIPAC? Dear friends, We are excited to announce that plans for OCCUPY AIPAC are under way and we hope you will join us March 2-6 in Washington DC. With the Occupy movement that has swept the country … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on Whitney and the downside of freedom

As we all know, Whitney Houston died yesterday. The cause of her death is “undetermined” but it’s a safe bet that drugs played a role in shortening her life if not outright killing her. You can expect to be hearing … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Abe!

On this day in 1809 a young boy was born in a one-room log cabin in Kentucky. Raised in Indiana and with only one year of formal education, this self-educated man became one of our greatest presidents. We could use … Continue reading

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