sydneysometimes: I guess I jumped on this craze after it was cool. Apparently I’m not hipster enough for them. But they’re still hilarious. This is too funny. And the perfect segue to say that I shall be away for the next week, sans computer. In sunny Florida! I hope to hook up with a woman in an Alice in Wonderland costume, but I ain’t holdin’ my breath…
We’re using money we don’t have to kill people we don’t know for reasons we...– Penn Jillette, quoting Teller and an unnamed friend’s responses to US bombing Libya for so-called humanitarian reasons. (Sources are here and here.)
Guess what small business owners fear the most? →
baseballlibertarian: If you guessed regulations then you are one smart cookie. Government regulations crush small businesses and prevent small start ups from even trying. So much for a free market…
New survey shows 73% of Iraqis believe Iran will... →
conservativebrew: 73 percent of Iraqis said they believe it is likely Iran will act aggressively toward their country after U.S. troops leave in December. 51 percent said they believe the security situation within Iraq will get worse when the U.S. forces leave. 22 percent of Iraqis said they were confident that Iraq’s own forces could protect the country’s borders from neighboring countries...
Eventually Paul got so busy he took on a partner. Jack Pruett, who was then...– Before He Delivered For Voters, Paul Delivered Babies : NPR (via jeffmiller)
Thanks to the "occupiers" in NY, more people have... →
conservativebrew: From article: The number of people shot surged 154 percent two weeks ago — to 56 from 22 over the same week last year — and spiked 28 percent in the last month… …Four high-ranking cops point the finger at Occupy Wall Street protesters, saying their rallies pull special crime-fighting units away from the hot zones where they’re needed . Since Occupy Wall Street took over...
Poor Richard's News: Bloomberg's dilemma →
poorrichardsnews: Perhaps you’ve heard of the OWS movement (facepalm). It’s the veritable grab bag of Marxists, Communists, Fascists, Anarchists, Socialists, Nazis, Union members and other garden variety leftists (affectionately known in Washington as Democrats) who have been loitering in “occupying” privately…
I don't understand how people can consider Mitt...
good-gollymissmolly: Hello Romneycare and Taxachussetts.
The Occupy Wall Street guys want a $20 minimum wage. First off. If nothing ever...– Craig Nicely put. Follow him, libertarians, if you aren’t already following. (via daisysnotebook)
The untold story about the Iraqi troop withdrawl... →
conservativebrew: We all heard it from the MSM liberal left since Friday: “Obama is bringing our troops back! Obama has ended the Iraq War! Obama did what Bush couldn’t or wouldn’t do! Obama made me cream my pants! (Okay, maybe not that last one) But what I didn’t hear was how, Obama stuck to the established Bush timeline of withdrawl set for December of 2011.
Teacher's Union Member Teaches 1 Day and Qualifies... →
Two lobbyists with no prior teaching experience were allowed to count their years as union employees toward a state teacher pension once they served a single day of subbing in 2007, a Tribune/WGN-TV investigation has found. Steven Preckwinkle, the political director for the Illinois Federation of Teachers, and fellow union lobbyist David Piccioli were the only people who took advantage of a...
OWS: Follow the Money! →
nomosshere: “The other day, I took in $2,000. I kept $650 for my group, and gave the rest to Finance. Then I went to them with a request — so many people need things, and they should not be going without basic comfort items — and I was told to fill out paperwork. Paperwork! Are they the government now?” Smith fumed, even as he cajoled the passing crowd for more cash. The Finance Committee...
Former Polish President Won’t Attend... →
A lion does not concern himself with the opinion of the sheep.– Game of Thrones (via good-gollymissmolly)
What the media isn't telling you about the "Occupy... →
conservativebrew: Too much info to post here. Read the whole article to get a good inside view at the 99% Loser movement’s real agenda in Boston. From article: What the mainstream media reports tell you about the “Occupy Boston” protests is, as usual, only part of the story…We saw a political ideology of communism, socialism and anarchism, with additions of anti-Israel, pro-Muslim,...
A Conversation I Had With My 10 Year Old Cousin...
Me: Let me ask you a question Zeb. Let's say a friend gives you $20. When it's time to pay him back, would you just ask for $5 and tell him you'd pay him back later?
Zeb: No, he'd probably just kick my butt and get his money back.
Me: We'll it's a good thing your friends aren't China.
Me: Well, Zeb, right now, you're about $44,000 in debt to your own government. And you're not even old enough to vote. By the time you're 18, you'll probably owe $60,000.
Zeb: How? What did I do?
A mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone.– Tyrion Lannister (via good-gollymissmolly)
We need to stop giving people excuses to not believe in God.– Francis Chan (via freebroccoli)
Under Fire, The Washington Post Quietly Scrubs... →
The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.– Maimonides (via daisysnotebook)
The Smallest Minority.: Top ten myths about... →
raynafyre: Myth #1 Introverts don’t like to talk. This is not true. Introverts just don’t talk unless they have something to say. They hate small talk. Get an introvert talking about something they are interested in, and they won’t shut up for days. Myth #2 Introverts are shy. Shyness…
Big Liberal Corporations Admit They Need Tax... →
conservativesforboobs: As Washington politicians grapple with how to lower the federal deficit, a coalition of powerful corporations has a seemingly tantalizing offer: Give us a big tax break, and we’ll give you $50 billion or more in fresh revenue. More than two dozen major companies and business groups — including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and technology giants Apple, Google and...
The Organizers vs. the Organized in Zuccotti Park →
All occupiers are equal — but some occupiers are more equal than others. In wind-whipped Zuccotti Park, new divisions and hierarchies are threatening to upend Occupy Wall Street and its leaderless collective. As the protest has grown, some of the occupiers have spontaneously taken charge on projects large and small. But many of the people in Zuccotti Park aren’t taking direction well,...
Notice the political rhetoric? Give free money to us, rather than “corporations,...– Freakonomics (via thecallus)
If you have been voting for politicians who promise to give you goodies at...– Thomas Sowell (via coeus)
Philadelphian "occupiers" force House Majority... →
conservativebrew: Because listening to an opposing viewpoint would be anti-Marxist.
Thank god the "jobs" bill wasn't passed.
good-gollymissmolly: Bailouts have not worked any other time so why the hell are we trying it AGAIN?!
Conservative Brew: More "similiarities" between... →
conservativebrew: Since the MSM is convinced that there is no difference between the 99% Losers and the Tea Party, I present you with more “similarities” that those who hold such convictions WILL NEVER show on air. In case you missed it, check out my previous two posts, here and here, about other…