Zoologists say that cows and some other creatures average 40,000 meaningless jaw movements per day.
“To err is human, but to really screw things up takes a Republican.” -Aunt Betty’s Almanac
Happy Birthday to the Statue of Liberty, dedicated this day in 1886. //giphy.com/embed/eBTcddpOyGrlK via GIPHY Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name … Continue reading
Chances are there’s a conservative politician under your bed or on your favorite news show screaming that sex, and the sex industry, are the cause of moral decay. Why? In April, reporters jumped all over GOP loser Ted Cruz’s vehemently anti-dildo and anti-masturbation track record from back when he was solicitor general in Texas. The … Continue reading
Media jump on the opportunity to report about politicians and their proclivity to invade our bedrooms and tell us that sex and the sex industry cause moral decay. So in April reporters jumped all over Ted Cruz’s vehemently anti-dildo and anti-masturbation track record from back when he was solicitor general in Texas. The reports positioned … Continue reading
According to the National Center for Education Statistics, there are approximately 57 million American kids in elementary schools. Shooters have killed 0.00012% of them in the last three years. But during that same time, 0.011% of other kids have been taught Bible math; 0.26% of them have been sent to jail and 9% of them … Continue reading
“Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: It is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.” ~Charles Darwin, born this day in 1809 *** *** *** *** While … Continue reading
It seems we can’t get through a decade without at least once having former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg remind us that, as a billionaire, he’s as entitled as anyone to buy the presidency of the United States. And here he is again, declaring that he’s two thinks from declaring candidacy and riding to … Continue reading
The Iowa Caucus spectacle started with snarky humor and, by Monday night, will probably end in horror (if it hasn’t already). And the whole thing could have been prevented. It started on a high comedy note. While the candidates were getting the lay of the cornfields, the UK Parliament was devoting three full hours to … Continue reading
Some people have a knack for making every problem they find just a little bit worse. Senator John Kavanagh of Arizona has turned that knack into a science. There’s no problem so big that he can’t make it bigger, from police violence and sexual identity to medicinal marijuana and environmental clutter. Get to know him … Continue reading
“The trouble ain’t that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain’t distributed right.” ~Mark Twain Enjoy tonight’s GOP debate. We recommend a bowl of Jolly Time Blast-o-Butter Microwave Popcorn to go with it.
In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made Donald Trump. (h/t Mark Twain)