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And … in breaking spud-related diplomatic news, Secretary of State John Kerry gives large potato to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. via
Stephanie Banister who hopes to run in next month’s Australian federal election as the One Nation party candidate: ”I don’t oppose Islam as a country, but I do feel that their laws should not be welcome here in Australia.” And there’s … Continue reading
Great Moments in Political Exits (or, Is that a Video Cam In My Eye or Are You Just Happy To See Me?)
from the Extremely Dubious Excuse Department, or, Of Course, the All-Expense Paid Kenyan Safari was to Research Al Qaeda
from Mother Jones: Rep. Jo Bonner (R-Ala.), the former chairman of the House ethics committee, has responded to questions
“Last Tuesday, President Obama proclaimed that the sequester’s “brutal” and “severe” cuts will “eviscerate” America’s domestic spending. But “eviscerate” is not the adjective I would use …” – Sen. Rand Paul, in an Investors Business Daily editorial (Um … but … Continue reading
Let’s look at Innovative Zombie Foreign Affairs (thanks to creative Rep. Joe Pitts of Pa.): Because what better way is there to create Middle East peace than negotiations between a dead Palestinian and a comatose Israeli?
Global warming, dinosaur farts, too much clean air and fish-human relations. It’s all here — just in time for Earth Week.
We know that there’s a subject somewhere in there … isn’t there? “What we have not done is to pass bill after bill after bill that was obviously unconstitutional just so we could all get on record one more time … Continue reading
What’s wrong with this picture? (And…if it had been a man, they could have put his picture above the tail pipe, right?) edmonton journal via charles apple
Take the husband of the Finnish president Tarja Halonen, Princess Mary of Denmark and her arresting cleavage, and put them side by side at a state banquet and what have you got? This not-so-subtle example of ogling in high places … … Continue reading
From today’s Atlantic magazine, comes this moving yet ridiculous gem from the moving yet ridiculous former prime minister of Italy … gawker
Mitt, perhaps you should think about a new speechwriter? This isn’t quite “of the people, by the people, for the people” material … Thanks to Kathie C! move on
What a … different … point of view expressed by Lord Kenneth Baker, former Secretary of Education in Great Britain! How, erm, well, yes, different …
So it’s time for Jorge Santini, the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico to choose photos for his annual official Christmas card. What does he pick? Why, a shot of him and his family behind a leopard killing a harmless … Continue reading
Let us turn to Mitt Romney for a compelling yet idiotic rhetorical question. Asked he (with brio): ”Or are we instead going to be a nation governed by the government?” (We think the answer is “yes.” But we could be wrong.)
A happy historical fact to ponder when eating tomorrow’s turkey: You know how every year, the U.S. president “pardons” a turkey — allowing him to live rather than be eaten? How do they keep the bird camera-ready and photo-op friendly, … Continue reading
Another fascinating moment from the still long-way-to-go presidential campaign: Jeopardy answer: ”Not the best thing to say if you’re Herman Cain and, as a presidential candidate, have already committed a few gaffes.” Question: “How do you say ‘delicious’ in … Continue reading