Monday, December 31, 2012
And Stop Complaining About the Old Year and Start Complaining About the New One
Late Breaking News – Former British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain to Negotiate Fiscal Cliff for Democrats
|Chamberlain arrives at Munich, 29 September 1938.|
Here from Wikipedia is a direct quote.
My good friends, this is the second time there has come back from Germany to Downing Street peace with honour. I believe it is peace for our time. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Now I recommend you go home, and sleep quietly in your beds.
World War II and its tens of millions of deaths resulted about a year later. Most Britons could not sleep quietly in their beds as German bombs blasted the nation.
This Just In – Republicans Demand Mitt Romney Be Made Vice President as Part of Any Deal on the Fiscal Cliff
New York Times Columnist David Brooks Complains About the President – Says Mr. Obama Thinks He is Morally Superior to Republicans
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Today in Stupid – NBC’s David Gregory May Be Charged with a Crime in Displaying Empty Ammunition Clip
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Mr. Obama Won the Election on a Platform of No Tax Cuts for Those Making More Than $250,000. – So Why does He Want to Raise That Number to $400,000?
- The President has found out that when he compromises only a little bit with Republicans they accept his offer graciously and agree to major compromises in their proposals.
- Republicans will say bad things about the President if he doesn’t compromise, but if he does they will praise him and call him a great leader.
- There is no reason for the President to cave, it’s just what he does.
Friday, December 28, 2012
The Dismal Political Economist Tips His Hat to a Real Pessimist – Robert J. Gordon Explains Why Future Growth Will Be Far Less Than Past Growth
An Illustration of the Qualifications (Or Lack Thereof) Of South Carolina’s Soon to be New Senator Tim Scott
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Said Romney's eldest son: "He wanted to be president less than anyone I've met in my life. He had no desire to run."
He added: "If he could have found someone else to take his place... he would have been ecstatic to step aside. He is a very private person who loves his family deeply and wants to be with them, but he has deep faith in God and he loves his country, but he doesn't love the attention."
Nancy Lanza apparently broke no laws and suffered a violent, tragic death. People who knew her — those who played in her regular dice game and those who saw her at her regular restaurant — said she was devoted to her son and kind and generous to others. They see her as a victim like any of the others.
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
News From 2016 – 157 Students and Teachers Dead in High School Shootout Between Armed Guards and Assault Weapon Carrying Psychopath
[Editor's note: The following post has been deemed inappropriate for posting on this holiday.]
Monday, December 24, 2012
Side Effects Include Pessimism and Cynicism
If Symptoms Persist For More Than Four Hours, Watch the Last 30 Minutes of It's A Wonderful Life and Call Your Psychologist In the Morning
Madoff’s brother sentenced to 10 years
He agreed at the time not to oppose a request by prosecutors for a maximum 10-year prison sentence and agreed to an order requiring him to forfeit a symbolic $143.1bn. US.
Sunday, December 23, 2012
Today’s Laugh – Reading Wall Street Journal Opinion Piece by Kimberly Dennis Arguing that Charities Should Want Lower Tax Rates and Caps on Deductions
When the Exact Opposite is True
Saturday, December 22, 2012
The Presidential Election Was a Referendum on Raising Taxes on People Making More Than $250,000 a Year
Friday, December 21, 2012
Ed Andrieski/Associated Press
Thursday, December 20, 2012
John Podhoretz Writes an Obituary for Robert Bork – and Illustrates the Vacuous Content of Conservative Judicial Philosophy
We saw that this philosophy was still present among faux conservatives when Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum and others argued that while they were against a policy of putting gay and lesbian people in jail because they were gay or lesbians, the government certainly had the authority and right to do so if it chose to do so.