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Where are you Mike Bloomberg, Rudy Giuliani or ANYONE?— Rupert Murdoch (@rupertmurdoch) January 26, 2015 . Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at A Spork in the Drawer
NYT: Kochs Plan to Spend $900 Million on 2016 Campaign The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court assures us that money doesn't corrupt the political system so rest easy. . Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer says that Netanyahu has a "right" and a "sacred duty" to address the US Congress. Time to expel him and tell Israel to send someone else. It's also worth noting that Dermer used to be a... Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at A Spork in the Drawer
The American middle class is completely fucked and isn't going to get unfucked for the foreseeable future. . Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at A Spork in the Drawer
The Supremes have agreed to hear a case concerning Oklahoma death row inmate Charles Warner despite the fact the same Supremes allowed him to be killed last week. I'm sure Mr Warner is much relieved. Perhaps we should stop tinkering... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Posted 2 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
I'm skeptical of Pope Frank: the change in rhetoric from that of Wojtyła and Ratzinger is welcome but until there are doctrinal changes I will remain skeptical (and Frank isn't a young man so tick-tock). Nonetheless, watching the general freak-out... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
It's almost as if Rick Santorum's deeply-held Roman Catholic principles only matter when they agree with with his politics. Funny how often that happens. . Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
If Israeli PM Benjamin Netanhayu is going to intervene in US domestic politics (with Republican help) then under no circumstances should the President meet with him. If it were me, I'd be recalling the US ambassador to Israel for "consultations"*.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Courtesy Media Matters: Cue the whining: "Probably not helpful when you rub the other guy's nose in the dirt a little bit," Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK), a close ally of Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), told reporters. [...] Senate Energy Committee... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Making like Santa Claus, they see you when when you're sleeping, they know when you're awake: At least 50 US police forces are believed to be equipped with radars that can send signals through walls. [...] The Range-R sends out... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
As always, I'm reminded of my hatred for Woodrow Wilson. That said, President Obama has nothing left to lose and should therefor conclude his address tonight by raising a fist and bellowing, "BLACK POWER, MOTHERFUCKERS!". That would amuse me. –––... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
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Feel free to purchase Gnome Chomsky The Garden Noam: It both offers critiques of American foreign policy and revolutionized linguistics! . Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Don't ever change. . Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Somebody should do something about this: The richest 1 percent are likely to control more than half of the globe’s total wealth by next year, the charity Oxfam reported in a study released on Monday. The warning about deepening global... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Reuters: Ahead of Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday, senior administration officials said on Saturday the Democrat president will call for new taxes on the wealthy and on Wall Street banks, both Republican constituencies. . Continue reading
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Posted Jan 17, 2015 at A Spork in the Drawer
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The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents: . Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2015 at A Spork in the Drawer
There's been a hitch in trying to untangle myself from TypePad so the design and features you know and loathe are being returned until the mid-February or so. . Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2015 at A Spork in the Drawer
Would-be President Ben Carson takes a position: Carson praised ISIS for being “willing to die” for their beliefs, just like America’s founders, and not compromising for “the sake of political correctness.” Remember, friends, Barack Hussein Obama is the real Muslim... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2015 at A Spork in the Drawer
John Ellis "Jeb" Bush? Mitt "Mitt" Romney? Uh-uh. It's Fred Thompson's nomination for the taking. . Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at A Spork in the Drawer
Bitcoin enthusiast Roger Ver renounced his US citizenship because he didn't like paying taxes. Bitcoin enthusiast Roger Ver is now throwing a fit because the US government won't give him a visa to visit the United States in order to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at A Spork in the Drawer
Mental health advocates are terrified that the Supreme Court will allow police to kill the mentally ill and are trying to stop a court case that could lead to that end. It's funny that conservatives have no problem with this... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at A Spork in the Drawer