Archive for August, 2009

Martyring Themselves on the First Amendment

Friday, August 14th, 2009

Fund-raising, Constitution-lowering T-shirt (I’m still putting in too many hours at work, so I’ll just have to dump this stuff here without too much comment.) You might have heard about the incident at a Florida high school, where the principal has been interjecting religion for many years. Americans United has the story: Pace High School […]

Like a Virgin

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

Like, but not actually. For the second time in a row, I have to swipe from The Far Left Side. But c’mon—how great is this? Go forth and don’t multiply.

Far Left Side

Monday, August 10th, 2009

From today’s The Far Left Side by Mike Stanfill

Since I’m Not In Enough Trouble Already

Sunday, August 9th, 2009

I found this over at Lady, That’s My Skull: As Sleestak says: In 1958 Walt Disney’s Silly Symphonies #8, under the Gold Key imprint, published a recipe for a “Tar Baby” treat as a one page fun feature. The snack, which kids could make at home or (I shudder to think) school, was a marshmallow […]

Teabagging with Jesus (Part 2)

Friday, August 7th, 2009

(Image from Kilburn Hall) My time is still tight right now, so let’s do another quickie with the teabaggers. They’re looking a little down-in-the-mouth these days. That first article got some negative comment. Some people missed the point, which is that not every teabagger fits the stereotype. (That’s the whole reason I was discussing demographics. […]

Is “Southerner” GOP-Codespeak for Fundie?

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Fundie politician in his free time We all know that Republicans use coded language to speak to their followers without alarming the liberals. (Here’s a fun game for you to play in the comments: What are some of those code words? I’ve been working 10-hour days, so I barely have time to squeeze this article […]