When you’re incompetence literally costs lives, giggling at it isn’t cute or funny

New Rule: George Bush has to stop laughing at himself. When you’re incompetence literally costs lives, giggling at it isn’t cute or funny. You know, there’s a guy who’s been running around the country pretending he’s the president, and I believe his name is George Bush. And he wants everyone to know that he doesn’t … Continue reading “When you’re incompetence literally costs lives, giggling at it isn’t cute or funny”

Here’s how it works

But, listen, let’s review the rules. Here’s how it works. The president makes decisions, he’s the decider. The press secretary announces those decisions, and you people of the press type those decisions down. Make, announce, type. Put them through a spell check and go home. Get to know your family again. Make love to your … Continue reading “Here’s how it works”

Deck Chairs

So the white house has personnel changes. Then you write they’re just rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic. First of all, that is a terrible metaphor. This ships not sinking. This administration is soaring. If anything, they are rearranging the deck chairs on the Hindenburg… — Stephen Colbert (White House Correspondent’s Dinner: April 29, … Continue reading “Deck Chairs”

Adolescent Sex Cults

(via Think Progress) The latest FDA “science” being used to block over-the-counter access to the emergency contraceptive Plan B: one agency researcher said the drug could “lead adolescents to form sex-based cults centered around the use of Plan B.” Back in reality, peer-reviewed studies have debunked this point, and also shown that 1.3 million abortions … Continue reading “Adolescent Sex Cults”

Bravo!

(via Pharyngula) The Constutition…or the Bible? On Wednesday, March 1st, 2006, in Annapolis at a hearing on the proposed Constitutional Amendment to prohibit gay marriage, Jamie Raskin, professor of law at AU, was requested to testify. At the end of his testimony, Republican Senator Nancy Jacobs said: “Mr. Raskin, my Bible says marriage is only … Continue reading “Bravo!”

Missouri Republicans: Unclear on the concept

(via Eschaton) State bill proposes Christianity be Missouri’s official religion (soul stealing registration may be required): Missouri legislators in Jefferson City considered a bill that would name Christianity the state’s official “majority” religion. House Concurrent Resolution 13 has is pending in the state legislature. Many Missouri residents had not heard about the bill until Thursday. … Continue reading “Missouri Republicans: Unclear on the concept”