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Monthly Archives: December 2012
I am posting this early because by the time it hits midnight in Klownifornia you eastern seaboarders will be asleep. (Will a little luck and a case of Mexican beer, so will I.) 2013 should be a good year. After … Continue reading
via Brietbart The groundbreaking new film adaptation of the Broadway musical “Les Misérables” features desperate people suffering under soul-shattering unemployment, naive university students decrying the rich and stoking the flames of socialist revolution, an unyielding government official interested not in … Continue reading
New York Times: Let’s Give Up on the Constitution AS the nation teeters at the edge of fiscal chaos, observers are reaching the conclusion that the American system of government is broken. But almost no one blames the culprit: our … Continue reading
Hillary Clinton hospitalized with blood clot Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is under observation at a New York hospital after being treated for a blood clot stemming from the concussion she sustained earlier this month. Clinton’s doctors discovered the … Continue reading
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West expecting their first child: reports A KimYe baby is apparently on the way. Reports of a Kim Kardashian-Kanye West pregnancy swirled this morning, after West slipped the news to concertgoers during a Sunday show in … Continue reading
The SF Giants won the World Series but all things considered I am happy to see this year finally end.
Naomi Wolf in the Guardian: Revealed: how the FBI coordinated the crackdown on Occupy New documents prove what was once dismissed as paranoid fantasy: totally integrated corporate-state repression of dissent It was more sophisticated than we had imagined: new documents … Continue reading
Who said it and when?: Let civilian voices argue the merits or demerits of our processes of government; whether our strength is being sapped by deficit financing, indulged in too long, by federal paternalism grown too mighty, by power groups … Continue reading
…and the City, my favorite clip from the movie….. Caution: Not a guy film 😉
Glenn Greenwald: GOP and Feinstein join to fulfill Obama’s demand for renewed warrantless eavesdropping To this day, many people identify mid-2008 as the time they realized what type of politician Barack Obama actually is. Six months before, when seeking the … Continue reading
I know I said I was gonna write a post about the new FISA bill but I got drunk and started watching my new Breaking Bad season 4 DVDs and didn’t get a roundtuit. Also my daughter’s sister lost her … Continue reading
Daily Caller: EPA chief Jackson resigns amid transparency investigations A Washington attorney says that Environmental Protection Agency Chief Administrator Lisa Jackson’s resignation and investigations into the EPA’s use of secret email accounts are not coincidental. “Life’s full of coincidences, but … Continue reading
From the MOTUS I always have trouble finding a quote from a MOTUS experience without breaking copyright laws, trust me, this is ROTFLMAOPIMP. Happy last Friday of 2012 !
Joel B. Pollak: Stormin’ Norman, Warrior, at Peace Not since General Douglas MacArthur had Americans celebrated a general as we did “Stormin’ Norman” Schwarzkopf, who cut a figure of strength on the world stage as he decimated Saddam Hussein’s military–which … Continue reading
SJ Mercury: Retired Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf dies at 78 A U.S. official says retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf Jr., who commanded the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein’s forces out of Kuwait in 1991, has died. He was 78. … Continue reading
Blind dog lost in storm reunited with owners Abby, an eight-year-old mixed breed dog, went missing on Dec 13 in bad weather in the town of Fairbanks. While her owners assumed they would never see the dog again, it survived … Continue reading
Gallup: Opposition to Handgun Ban Hits Record-High 74% Despite Americans’ willingness to strengthen gun laws in the wake of Sandy Hook and other deadly mass shootings, Gallup finds public opposition to a broad ban on the possession of handguns at … Continue reading
Frank J. Fleming at Pajamas Media: Math Is Coming Math is remorseless, and it will eventually balance its numbers, not caring who is hurt in the process. All the debate over spending is starting to remind me of the movie … Continue reading
Here’s the proof. This is an open thread.