Archive for May 1, 2009

Scott’s “Songbird Selections” Bird Food?

This ad for Scott’s “Songbird Selections” bird food is airing in my area.

Sorry Scotts, but I just can’t get my mind around feeding birds food made by a company that has built its fortune on killings things that grow.

May 1, 2009 at 10:05 PM 1 comment

“Activist Judges”

Given Justice David Souter’s announcement yesterday that he will retire from the bench, the tired old phrase, “activist judges,” has already resurfaced.

Bear in mind that the definition of an activist judge is any judge appointed by a Democrat.  Period. Judges appointed by Republicans, of course (I say in jest), are never “activists judges.”

May 1, 2009 at 9:17 PM Leave a comment

Fox News and Michelle Obama’s Shoes

Yeah, I remember — “fair and balanced” — lots of stories like this about what Laura Bush wore (not):

michelles-shoes-5-1-09

Some important perspective here, i.e., what Fox won’t tell you because above all else, the Obamas mustn’t be seen as good people.

May 1, 2009 at 8:57 PM Leave a comment

Happy May Day

What they don’t want you to know about May Day.

May 1, 2009 at 11:06 AM Leave a comment

Bush on Torture Circa 2003

Bush the Liar issued this eloquent statement on June 26, 2003 — in commemoration of United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture — while his administration was torturing people.

We were right not to trust anything, anything that bastard said.

May 1, 2009 at 10:57 AM Leave a comment

Twitter – Not That Great After All

Looks like people get burned out on it after about a month.

May 1, 2009 at 9:57 AM Leave a comment

Baby Steps

“Carol Ann Duffy has been named as the new [British] Poet Laureate, the first woman to be appointed in the 341-year history of the post.”

Sigh.

May 1, 2009 at 9:11 AM Leave a comment

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