Archive for April 9th, 2015

April 9th, 2015 - 10:55 pm § in Misc.

Fired Ferguson clerk feels ‘raped’ …

        … and doesn’t think her email comparing President Obama to a chimp was racist.[...]

April 9th, 2015 - 10:49 pm § in Israel/Palestine, Politics

Tom Cotton’s Six-Day War

“Cotton said any military action against Iran would not be like the Iraq War and would instead be similar to 1999’s Operation Desert Fox, a four-day bombing campaign against Iraq ordered by President Bill Clinton. ‘Several days air and naval bombing against Iraq’s weapons of mass des[...]

April 9th, 2015 - 10:30 pm § in Politics

The NRA doesn’t trust its fans

There will be lots of guns on display at this weekend’s NRA Annual Convention in Nashville. And none of them work. The event’s security plan dictates removing the firing pins so they can’t fire. There might, you know, be some crazy people there. P.S., Chris Christie and Rand Paul w[...]

April 9th, 2015 - 10:05 pm § in Uncategorized

Walker claims Boy Scouts prepared him for Commander in Chief role

“The Boy Scout Motto is ‘Be Prepared.’ Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who achieved the rank of Eagle Scout as a teen, has taken that motto seriously. His Eagle Scout status has him so prepared, he indicated this week, he’s ready to serve as commander in chief of the U.S. milita[...]

April 9th, 2015 - 9:52 pm § in Religion

The Republican Concept of God

                    (Click on cartoon to enlarge)[...]

April 9th, 2015 - 12:22 pm § in Misc.

Rolling Stone magazine should fire the ‘Rape Story’ screwups

I agree with Jon Stewart of “The Daily Show” that Rolling Stone should fire the editors and reporter responsible for the magazine’s “f****d up” rape story. Criticizing isn’t enough; Rolling Stone won’t be a credible news source unless they go.[...]

April 9th, 2015 - 9:58 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Who is this?

A.  Robert Raymond B. Charles Tuna C. John Tyler D. William Quick E. Hugh Schwartz[...]

April 9th, 2015 - 8:34 am § in America

Salaita Calls Me a “Zionist”

This AM I awoke to receive a message that Salaita has been posting an ad hominem attack on Twitter about me.  Instead of identifying me by name he uses an epithet ..calling me a “Zionist professor.”  He is correct, I am a Jew and a Zionist. I believe Jews AND Palestinians both have [...]

April 9th, 2015 - 8:23 am § in Misc.

Make the Confederacy’s Defeat a National Holiday

   150 years ago today, Robert E. Lee surrendered to the Union. Let’s celebrate it—every year.[...]

April 9th, 2015 - 1:01 am § in America

Why Gay People Need to Use Christian Bakeries

Commentary by David Preston Non-Christians and straight people alike have a hard time understanding the gay wedding cake issue. Even gay-friendly straight folks don’t get it. They think it’s about non-discrimination, but it’s not really about that at all. It’s about acceptanc[...]