"Being offended is a natural consequence of leaving the house." --Fran Lebowitz
"Willful ignorance comes at a price." --A. Tecacca

28 June 2010

Original Intent ?

2.  A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court held Monday (28Jun 2010)  that Americans have the right to own a gun for self-defense anywhere they live, advancing a recent trend by the John Roberts-led bench to embrace gun rights.

Vatican Moves to Block Pope Questioning Under Oath

"Just say, ' I know nothzing,  nothzing.'"

21 June 2010

Karzai: Japan gets priority in Afghan mining
TOKYO - Afghan President Hamid Karzai prepared to wrap up a five-day visit to Japan on Sunday after pledging the host nation would be granted priority to explore and extract untapped mineral resources recently valued at more than $1 trillion.

But what about Levi ?

20 June 2010

"Looks like Junior's war is working very well for them"

World’s Mining Companies Covet Afghan Riches

03 June 2010

If you had raped it instead of aborting it, you could have kept your job or, at worst, been transferred to another hospital.

Nun excommunicated after life or death decision

Boo, hoo, hoo: BP CEO wants his life back.

Well, we want our Gulf back, you dozy twat.
Your life is going to be a hell of a lot easier with your £ 3,158,000 (approx. $ 4,627,700) than those of fishermen whose livelihoods are lost for the foreseeable future.
But then you might just have to spend some of that money on lawyers.

A. B. (Tony) Hayward Executive Director and Group Chief Executive BP Plc
52 Years Old
Tony Hayward (52) joined BP in 1982. He held a series of roles in exploration and production, becoming a director of exploration and production in 1997. In 2000, he was made group treasurer, and an executive vice president in 2002. He was chief executive officer of exploration and production between 2002 and 2007. He became an executive director of BP in 2003 and was appointed as group chief executive in 2007.

Restricted stock awards
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Change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings
Total Compensation

01 June 2010

With enough lube, it's an easy slide from whoremaster to pimp.

What happens when you're a small government, pro-business conservative and your state gets pummeled by one of the worst man made disasters ever – not five years after getting pummeled by one of the worst natural disasters (Hurricane Katrina)? If you're Louisiana Senator David Vitter, you double down on offshore drilling and push for a liability cap for BP.

From Time.com, 

Read more: http://swampland.blogs.time.com/2010/06/01/vitter-and-bp/?xid


If this is considered vandalism--

why isn't this ?