Friday, December 16, 2011

I'm Tempted to Quote Dylan Thomas...

...but the grouchy old son-of-a-bitch would have (rightfully) slapped me down, if he'd bothered to notice (bloody unlikely.)  Goodbye Hitchens. I, for one, will miss you.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Give Pizza a Chance!

Sheesh, what could I possibly add to this?

Monday, August 22, 2011

Fantastic Four

That's Susan Rice, David Cameron, Nicolas Sarkozy, and Barack Obama.  Somehow I doubt the Teahadists (heh, stolen from the comments in the linked piece) will appreciate this very much!

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Silly Me...

How did I manage to miss this tune until now?  

Monday, February 7, 2011

Sunday, February 6, 2011

I guess I'm a...

churlish, joyless dick.  But while hating on the 'peas appeals to me for any number of reasons, I think I'll just post an antidote.


Sunday, January 9, 2011

The Limits of Discourse

Brendan provides some real clarity regarding the looming debate about rhetoric in the wake of the Giffords shooting.
Can we blame an individual act by some loon on a specific statement by a specific prominent conservative blowhard? Probably not, not any more than we can attribute a single nasty storm to anthropogenic global warming. But, as with AGW, there is something we can say with confidence -- muck with the climate, and you increase the odds that extreme events will happen.