Sunday, November 30, 2008

Damn. That's Some Hard-Ass Shit Right There...

Women 'killing babies' to end war | The Australian

FRUSTRATED women in Papua New Guinea's Highland region are reportedly killing their male babies to end a tribal fight that has lasted for more than 20 years.

Two women from the Eastern Highlands told the PNG's National newspaper of the slaughter during a three-day peace and reconciliation course in the region's capital Goroka.

Rona Luke and Kipiyona Belas, each from two warring tribes, said the male infanticide reduces the cyclical payback violence infamous in Highlands tribal fights.

If women stopped producing males their tribe's stock would go down and this would force the men to end their fight, they said choking back tears.

Saturday, November 29, 2008

It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas...

Sacto 9-1-1: Neighbor uses lawn decoration to subdue knife-wielding man

When a drunken neighbor came over and threatened his Thanksgiving guests with a kitchen knife, one Del Paso Heights man allegedly took matters - and a plastic candy cane - into his own hands.

In what police said was self-defense, the man used the two-foot plastic lawn decoration to beat 49-year-old Donald Kercell until police could take Kercell into custody, said Sacramento Police spokesman Sgt. Norm Leong.

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Hmmm. This Sounds Familiar...

Counterterrorism Blog: Frustrated Claims of Pro-Obama Media Bias... This Time From Al-Qaida

After observing international press reporting on the incident, these same supporters are now bitterly attacking the media for its "unfair" pro-Obama bias and for deliberately "confusing" the meaning of al-Zawahiri's message.

Thursday, November 20, 2008


Andy Borowitz: Obama's Use of Complete Sentences Stirs Controversy

But Mr. Obama's decision to use complete sentences in his public pronouncements carries with it certain risks, since after the last eight years many Americans may find his odd speaking style jarring.

According to presidential historian Davis Logsdon of the University of Minnesota, some Americans might find it "alienating" to have a president who speaks English as if it were his first language.

"Every time Obama opens his mouth, his subjects and verbs are in agreement," says Mr. Logsdon. "If he keeps it up, he is running the risk of sounding like an elitist."

The historian said that if Mr. Obama insists on using complete sentences in his speeches, the public may find itself saying, "Okay, subject, predicate, subject predicate -- we get it, stop showing off."

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Repo! The Genetic Opera


This may be well worth the time and effort.

Monday, November 17, 2008

Euphoric or Nightmarish?

Those backup singers want to sacrifice your children to Satan. Or to David Lynch. I'm not sure which.

Chicken Police?

I wonder if these Chickens would keep Django, Rem, and Emma calm and collected in the mornings?

Saturday, November 08, 2008

He Said, Clinging To His Gun...

On Concerns Over Gun Control, Gun Sales Are Up -

But some gun buyers and sellers never forgot, or forgave, Mr. Obama’s widely reported comment in April to a group in San Francisco that some Americans “cling to guns or religion” in times of adversity.

“It was an annoying comment, and it showed there’s a lot more to him,” said Mike Warner, 38, of Las Vegas, who was shopping for a gun there on Thursday.

Friday, November 07, 2008

Liars, One and All...

While I appreciate the kind words from conservative Republicans, both in and out of politics, who declare how proud they are of America for making the historic choice of the first African-American President, if they didn't vote for him or support him, then what are they proud of, really? They didn't help make this historic choice. They fought it tooth and nail, spewing bile and tearing their hair the whole way.

What was all that paranoia and hateful rhetoric about if, in their hearts, they really think this is a day to be proud of America. They're proud because we stopped them? Because their hostility, slander, bigotry, and all the other reasons they shouted (or encouraged the shouting of) "Kill him!" and "Terrorist!" and "Traitor!" at all those rallies lost them the election?

I don't believe them. They are liars. They were liars throughout the campaign and there's no reason to believe that they are telling the truth now. If the fear of a Black President was so great that they resorted to linking him, however tenuously, to Muslim terrorists, questioning his citizenship, doubting his parentage, his sexuality, his "socialist" agenda (this being the only "substantive" attack against his policies - the others all being slanderous hints and intimations - and some outright declarations), then do you really believe that suddenly they're glad that lost that fight?

If you called him Anti-American last week, and this week are proud of America for electing him, you're a liar. Either before or now. One of those statements wasn't actually honest.

My gut says it's the ass-kissing now that are the lies.

If you voted to stop the first Black President from being elected, you don't get a pass by saying how proud you are of everyone else for beating you. Fucking ridiculous.