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

20 April 2012

"But it was Open Bar Night!"

Current pontiff countermands predecessor.

Paul's First Letter to the Corinthians [1 Corinthians 14:34]
Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience, as also saith the law.

19 April 2012

Mitt's Tone-Deaf World


Separated at Birth ?

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2012 — Shock rocker Ted Nugent did it again at the NRA convention over the weekend, calling the President of the United States despicable names and saying, “If Barack Obama becomes the president in November, again, I will either be dead or in jail by this time next year.” 

Nugent, who endorsed Mitt Romney earlier this year, unleashed his stream of insulting, abusive language while speaking on a panel discussion before an enthusiastic crowd.   source 

14 April 2012

April 15, 2012

Observe the centenary tastefully, 
or waste another 3+ hours of your life.


Rep. Allen West Sees Red, Calls Democratic Caucus Communist

   The Democratic Party is full of communists, says U.S. Rep. Allen West of Florida, a Tea Party favorite and sole Republican member of the Congressional Black Caucus. Unless you talk to the American Communist Party itself.
   At a Tuesday town hall meeting in Palm City, Fla., West said that he believes there are "about 78 to 81 members of the Democratic Party that are members of the Communist Party."

09 April 2012

Isn't that a Pity

"Hey Dick, can you hand me the Bill of Rights?"

WASHINGTON -- A six-year-old memo from within the George W. Bush administration that came to light this week acknowledges that White House-approved interrogation techniques amounted to "war crimes." The memo's release has called attention to what has changed since President Barack Obama took office, but it also raises questions about what hasn't.

The Bush White House tried to destroy every copy of the memo, written by then-State Department counselor Philip Zelikow. Zelikow examined tactics like waterboarding -- which simulates drowning -- and concluded that there was no way they were legal, domestically or internationally.