As the excellent Glenn and everybody in the world except the perps (the "willfully ignorant" Republican leadership) and the people who should be bringing Read more about What's with these trial balloons for an "independent" ethics Commission for Congress?
I say "encouragingly," since Mozart's music is exactly the sort of thing Talibornagain everywhere want to destroy, in favor of their ideology du jour.
So I'm encouraged that Mozart is still hot. Read more about What really matters
Alert reader general panzer directs us to third generation military, JAG, and Republican Mikey Wienstein in Salon (go on, get the day pass, help their numbers). Read more about Former JAG: Christianists "trying to turn the Pentagon into a frickin' faith-based initiative"
It's 10 degrees, the pipes are banging, and I'm going to have to go through the house with a level and shim every goddamn radiator.
Goddammit. Did I say Goddammit? Digital systems are so much cleaner. Read more about Goodnight, moon
I can't wait for the gay sequel. "I'm going to breach your Southern Border." Hohohoho.
And while we're at it:
irregardless isn't even a word!
Howdy, folks. I just wanted to let you all know, we're in the middle of doing some tweaking with the blog, and we're still working out all the kinks. So if you leave a comment, and it doesn't appear right away, as it should, or have other odd issues with your comments...please bear with us. Ferrets are quirky animals, and sometimes it takes a very particular mix of nuts to make them happy. Sorry for any inconviences this causes. As always, we love it when you comment and want you to make your voice heard, whether you agree with us or not. Thanks for your patience. Read more about Comments at Corrente
WTF. That's about all I have to say. Except for this: the absurdity of the belief that you know what an all-powerful invisible being, who controls the destiny of everything in the universe, thinks and wants is beyond lunacy. Imagine what the world would be like if everyone making that claim were ridiculed and ignored. Read more about Bizzaro World: Holocaust "Conference"
General in Pentagon Christianist video also abused rank to solicit campaign contributions for Republicans
Featured in the video are four generals and three colonels, including Maj. Gen. Jack Catton Jr., who is on active duty at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia. Catton was investigated by the Air Force last spring after he sent an e-mail from his work account urging Air Force Academy graduates to contribute to a Republican candidate for Congress.
Via the always essential Page 1Q comes this distressing tale of how Nigerian theocrats are giving our wingers a real run for their money:
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This comment, to which I responded, inspires me to request that readers chime in on this question: how do you use Wikipedia? This is an important question to me because I've watched Wiki become a constant source of information around the blogosphere, and I'm not totally happy about it. Read more about Let's Debate Wiki