Archive for February 27th, 2015

February 27th, 2015 - 7:28 pm § in Misc.

Art by Mirel


February 27th, 2015 - 4:53 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Republicans Defund Homeland Security

TEA PARTY MORE IMPORTANT THAN ISIS! A House Republican effort to punt on Department of Homeland Security funding failed on the floor Friday by  203 to 224. The Republican leadership had predicted they had the votes to get a three-week continuing resolution through. Fifty-two Republicans voted agai[...]

February 27th, 2015 - 4:30 pm § in Russia

BREAKING NEWS: Gang style murder of Russian opposition politician, Putin to investigate.

The leader of the political opposition to Vladimir Putin, Boris Nemtsov was shot dead by assailants in a passing car.  Nemtsov had been Putin’s sharpest critic … going after the Russian leader for corruption and the war in Ukraine. “Boris Nemtsov, a leader of Russia’s opposi[...]

February 27th, 2015 - 3:41 pm § in Misc.

Feb 27: First Anniversary of the death of Leonard Nimoy


February 27th, 2015 - 3:26 pm § in Misc.

Fox News humor

“I can look out in the crowd, I kinda have Fox X-ray vision, and I can see that some of you women, you don’t even know it yet, but you’re pregnant. It’s not your fault. It’s not his fault.” — Sean Hannity, yukking it up with a conservative crowd. Photo: Sean[...]

February 27th, 2015 - 2:49 pm § in Misc.

Rand Paul urges conservatives to care about more than gun rights

“We do a great job defending the Second Amendment, and everybody knows that,” the Kentucky senator and potential presidential candidate said at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). “But we have to defend the whole Bill of Rights.” — Rand Paul (CBS News) [...]

February 27th, 2015 - 1:59 pm § in Politics

GOP lacks appeal to youths

If this photo and chart are indications, the GOP will be in big trouble when all the angry old white men die off. (Hat tip to Daily Kos) Photo: Thin attendance at a CPAC youth voter outreach session.    [...]

February 27th, 2015 - 1:51 pm § in Politics

Photo Gallery of Scott Walker’s “terrorists”

Wisconsin’s GOP governor and presidential aspirant Scott Walker likens union supporters to ISIS terrorists. Here’s a rogue’s gallery of those dangerous seditionists prowling among us (courtesy of Daily Kos):[...]

February 27th, 2015 - 1:41 pm § in Politics

50 Fox News lies in 6 seconds

As only the inimitable Jon Stewart could present them; but in the YouTube version below, they’re slowed down to 1 minute. The takeaway, of course, is that people who get their “information” from Fox have heads packed full of intellectual garbage.[...]

February 27th, 2015 - 11:28 am § in Misc.

Leonard Nimoy is gone

It’s not often an actor touches us the way he did, during his brief orbit around this truculent planet. LIVE LONG AND PROSPER  [...]