Molly White Politician · 1,607 Likes · 7 hrs · Belton, TX · Today is Texas Muslim Capital Day in Austin. The House is in recess until Monday. Most Members including myself are back in District. I did leave an Israeli flag on the reception desk in my office with instructions to staff to ask … Continue reading They make idiots bigger in Texas, too
The story behind Being There’s final scene is every bit as endearing as the movie itself (only “The Third Man” has a better denouement): The script for Being There ends as both Peter Sellers and Shirley MacLaine take walks in the wood. They run into each other. She says “I was looking for you, Chance.” He … Continue reading The making of a classic ending
If Naomi Wolf’s vagina had its own website, it would read much like Salon — the homepage of progressive scolds who blog almost exclusively about phobias and “Girls.” Their dream headline would go something like this: “Why you should be concerned about Islamophobic critics of Lena Dunham.” Salon likes to tell us what matters and … Continue reading The Internet: Where everything is important
I came across this item about defunct Buffalo bars while conducting “research” for a “project” I’m working on about the overuse of apostrophes. the place was so dirty that people were afraid to use our john’s. I use to bring mixed drinks in the back parking lot to the Buffalo, P.D.- I remember once when … Continue reading Scenes from a Buffalo tavern
I’ve always had modest ambitions. When I was a kid I wanted to have my own apartment and work in a newsroom like Mary Tyler Moore and now I’m living the dream! At one time I hoped that apartment would be located inside the historic Villa Carlotta, located at the base of the Hollywood Hills. … Continue reading The gentrification of a Hollywood landmark
There’s several famous ventriloquists on Wikipedia, but the only ones I *remember are Willie Tyler & Lester (black) and Wayland Flowers & Madame (gay). Who knew vaudeville was so diverse. *Thankfully, Candice Bergen’s dad was before my time, because then I’d be really fucking old.
“I know most Muslim people would not have carried out an attack like this,” the host of HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher said on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. “But here’s the important point: Hundreds of millions of them support an attack like this. They applaud an attack like this. What they say is, ‘We … Continue reading Muslims, modernity and Maher
From April 2012: The estimated $948 million price tag for a retractable roof stadium for the Atlanta Falcons would probably prove to be significantly low, experts say, adding to questions about how the facility would be paid for. Two professors who study stadium deals said estimates are generally low to make such projects palatable to … Continue reading What’s another half billion?
Of course the decision by the Kennesaw City Council to reject a request to build a mosque in the city is discriminatory. Opponents don’t even try to conceal it. Karen Untz, who traveled to Kennesaw from Cumming to protest the mosque, said she was pleased with the council’s decision. “(Muslims) are moving into all these … Continue reading Anti-mosque advocates steal a page from Islamic theorcracies
I’m Facebook friends with a knee-jerk conservative dittohead who posted this the other day: If you think Bill Cosby is under attack right now, just wait until Dr. Ben Carson or some other conservative black man announces that he’s officially a candidate for president.They’re going to wish they were Bill Cosby. So Cosby is being “attacked” … Continue reading The right’s Cosby conspiracy
This should surprise no one. Jose Canseco: My finger fell off