Category Archives: fear for humanity
Lawyer: Beheading planned in Saudi sorcery case What a bunch of fucking lunatics. The Kingdom is a disgrace to the 18th through 21st centuries.
“People who discovered they would save money if they switched insurance companies saved some average amount of money upon switching”
In a recent commercial for Allstate, Dennis Haysbert intones that drivers who switched from Geico to Allstate saved an average of $396 per year on their auto insurance. He then intones “Surprised?”* Not really, Dennis, and here’s why: My guess … Continue reading
Microsoft spent time and money on this video: Somebody came up with this idea, other people okayed it. Actors were hired. In the paraphrased words of Ignatius J Reilly: “Filth! How dare they pretend to be virgins. Look at their … Continue reading
The Quiet Coup – The Atlantic May 2009 Anything that is too big to fail is too big to exist. I don’t pretend to understand the convoluted way we got here. I do understand why we got here; we got … Continue reading
So when do you think the people who keep calling World Depression I “The Great Depression” will be considered old-fashioned and quaint? I’m thinking ’12 or ’13.
Just now I finally took the Obama-Biden sticker off my truck, because I’m hauling it down to Long Beach to give it a general enema. It may be paranoia–but I don’t think so–to think that it will be serviced inadequately … Continue reading
I long for the days when Madonna’s splitting up with some English dude would have been front page news in the morning paper.
Enemies won’t test me, McCain says – CNN.com He attacked Obama, his Democratic rival for the White House, for saying that “when you spread the wealth around, it’s good for everybody.” That is “certainly not something I would ever do,” … Continue reading
I’m not for penalizing genius, and I’m not for penalizing hard work. Genius and hard work deserve to be recognized by money. I am for managing luck. I believe the unlucky should be made less unlucky. The only way to … Continue reading
They’re always trying to make it relevant, or hip, or something. As far as I’m concerned, the idea of creation, godhood, underlying meaning of it all should be the bastion of the unhip. It’s painfully embarrassing to watch televangelists/charismatic preachers … Continue reading
When the Thundering Herd Comes up Lame –Keith Fitz-Gerald I’m sick and tired of hearing how “we” caused this … how, according to the mainstream media, “we” somehow did this to our financial system. Baloney. For the most part, “we” … Continue reading
Exclusive: No ice at the North Pole – Climate Change, Environment – The Independent “This day is called the feast of Crispian: He that outlives this day, and comes safe home, Will stand a tip-toe when the day is named, … Continue reading
Governments are in the business of redistributing wealth. That’s what they do. Political parties make it their business to direct this redistribution in the way that suits them; that’s what they do. My party, the Republican Party, makes it its … Continue reading
Obama lays out energy, tax plans, criticizes McCain’s – CNN.com Obama says McCain’s gas tax plan would “actually do real harm” and take “$3 billion a month out of the highway trust fund and hand it over to the oil … Continue reading
China seeks earthquake aid from Japan – CNN.com China is having problems with lakes dammed by earthquake debris. The natural dams will eventually burst, causing widespread flooding and death. China is trying to avoid that, of course. As it’s hard … Continue reading
1880: Soldiers cowering behind a bulwark as Din delivers water to the dying on the battlefield, bullets whizzing round his head. 1911: Farmers resting on bales of hay while Din tirelessly tills the fields before the crows descend and eat … Continue reading