Sunday, July 29, 2012

From Our Dept. of Understatement...

"We think Tennessee legislators are being bought and paid for by an exclusive network of corporate lobbyists and special interest groups," said Mary Mancini, executive director of Tennessee Citizen Action.

Two Dems quit ALEC as Republicans praise the anti Democracy Organization.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

What the Democratic Campaign Message Should Boil Down To...

Thank You, Southern Beale!
We’ve had 12 years of the Bush tax cuts. Where are the f*****g jobs?

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

NC Legislature Votes Against Sea Level Rise...Problem Solved

Lawmakers in North Carolina, which has a long Atlantic Ocean coastline and vast areas of low-lying land, voted on Tuesday to ignore studies predicting a rapid rise in sea level due to climate change and postpone planning for the consequences.
Opponents of the measure said it was a case of legislators "putting our heads in the sand" to avoid acknowledging the possible effects of global warming.

Why did they do this? So developers could sell oceanfront property to unsuspecting buyers.

Monday, July 2, 2012

On the Allmighty and Omnipitence

Here's the money quote:

“It is hugely ironic and hugely significant,” he continues, “that the one thing on the planet most closely resembling the forgoing conception of the divine is money. It is an invisible, immortal force that surrounds and steers all things, omnipotent and limitless, an ‘invisible hand’ that, it is said, makes the world go ’round.”
Or, if it so chooses, money can decide to make the world uninhabitable. It works in mysterious ways…

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