Do I have a choice? I was just informed of the inspiration for the popular hashtag (God I feel smarmy) #Hothlanta. Sayeth Wikipedia: In the fictional universe of Star Wars, Hoth is the sixth planet of a remote system of the same name. It is a world blanketed by snow and ice. I proudly claim […]Read more "I yield the culture to sci-fi geeks"
Addressing Palin on “Hardball” tonight, literalist-for-hire David Brock said, “Much of your message centered — like the Tea Party moniker itself — on imagery of armed revolution.” I was glad to see Chris Matthews sternly correct Brock, reminding him the Boston Tea Party was not an armed conflict. Brock whined in response, “But that doesn’t […]Read more "The most insipid criticism of Sarah Palin’s latest incoherent screed"
“We know violence isn’t the answer. When we ‘take up our arms’, we’re talking about our vote.” I’ve never heard that metaphor before. Usually when people talk about voting they say, “let’s talk about voting.” Not “lock and load.” That said, Sarah Palin isn’t guilty of anything but stupidity, and the usual self-righteous vanity.Read more "Sarah Palin’s latest incoherent screed, at its most insipid"
Aasif Mandvi’s interview of the S.F. councilman behind that city’s Happy Meal ban is classic. San Francisco’s Happy Meal Ban – The Daily Show with Jon Stewart – 01/03/11 – Video Clip | Comedy Ce http://www.thedailyshow.com San Francisco bans toys from Happy Meals despite research that it’s the healthiest thing in the meal. Airdate – […]Read more "Required viewing"
Guess who’s responsible for those mysterious bird deaths in Arkansas?Read more "Blame it on the gays"
If crimes “begin and end with the criminals who commit them,” I think Sarah Palin just endorsed a mosque near Ground Zero. about 5 hours ago via Echofon Retweeted by 100+ people gknauss Greg KnaussRead more "Tweet du jour"
Sarah Palin never misses a chance to play the victim. Josh Marshall summed up the reality show star’s response to the Arizona shooting best: “Today has been set aside to honor the victims of the Tucson massacre. And Sarah Palin has apparently decided she’s one of them.”Read more "Sarah Plain and Self-Pitying"