Tuesday, December 5, 2017

no. 510

Retweeted AltHomelandSecurity­čç║­čçŞ (@AltHomelandSec):

The American people should not be using politics to determine their morals, but using their morals to determine their politics.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

no. 509

“The death of our political process is going to be a bunch of technocrats and DLC-style Liberals wonking themselves into a frenzy while the right steals or destroys everything that isn't nailed down. And they'll smile and say, sure, go do some more research and get some CBO scores or whatever, and while they're distracted the handful of interests that are returning us to the era of Robber Baron capitalism will empty the last of the till into their briefcases and laugh their asses off on the way to their offshore havens.”

Gin & Tacos

Monday, November 27, 2017

no. 508

“Someday, you may be at peace with your enemies. Make sure you can look them in the face, and not down on them.”

From the book “The Bad Company”, by Craig Martelle and Michael Anderle.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

no. 507

"I'm too lazy to distinguish between an imperfect candidate and a fascist toddler. Haven't you seen South Park?"

Nick Bernard's sarcastic response to some still complaining, over a year later, about the "lousy" choice between Trump and Clinton.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

no. 506

"No one goes there any more, it's too crowded"

Yogi Berra

Friday, November 17, 2017

no. 505

“The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.” 

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Monday, November 13, 2017

no. 504

“I don’t think there’s any need to have essays advocating selfishness among human beings; I don’t know what your impression has been, but some things require no further reinforcement.”

Christopher Hitchens, discussing Ayn Rand. 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

no. 503

“I don't know how to feel about Donald Trump," Noah said. "There is terror and there is joy. You know what it feels like? There's a giant asteroid headed towards the Earth, but it's shaped like a penis."

Trevor Noah

Sunday, November 5, 2017

no. 502

"Tits may be life, but ass is hometown."

Terrence Smith

Friday, November 3, 2017

no. 501

Carl Jung Psychoanalyzes Hitler:
“He’s the Unconscious of 78 Million Germans.” “Without the German People He’d Be Nothing” (1938)

Not to go all Godwin, on y’all, but, Trump, anyone?

Thursday, November 2, 2017

no. 500

“Humanity's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but humanity's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.” 

Reinhold Niebuhr

Monday, October 30, 2017

no. 499

"It still wasn’t particularly easy, but she’d reached the point where she could delve around in a murdered corpse for an hour and then go have a hamburger without feeling any guilt or nausea. The key, as when one interacted with kindergartners, was not to acknowledge the immeasurable horror of what you were dealing with."

From Stiletto by Daniel O'Malley

Friday, October 27, 2017

no. 498

“When Hamilton wanted to start a national bank, Madison told him that it was unconstitutional. Both men had been in the room when the Constitution was written. And now today there are politicians and judges who claim that they know the original meaning of the Constitution. Are you kidding?”

Ed Asner

Thursday, October 26, 2017

no. 497

“Judith hated nostalgia. It was just the waiting room for death.”

Paul Cornell, Witches of Lychford

Saturday, October 21, 2017

no. 496

"TED talks are the k-cups of thinking"

Unknown (by me, at least)

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

no. 495

"There is no group in the United States less attached to its own ideals or more eager for its own exploitation than religious conservatives."

Michael Gerson

Saturday, October 7, 2017

no. 494

"I always wanted to know why Hermione didn't just use the Time Turner to also take more naps so she wasn't so strung out."

from a site about Harry Potter plot holes.

Friday, October 6, 2017

no. 493

Pence: "We need more non-abortion alternatives for women"
World: "Like contraceptives, affordable healthcare, daycare, family leave?"
Pence: "lol fuck no, I meant like, ultrasounds and calling them whores."

Gin and Tacos

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

no. 492

"We created a whole new huge Department of Homeland Security with a $70b budget after 14 lunatics killed 3300 people in 2001. Yet we witness the daily slaughter by guns in our country and do nothing but pass more laws to give citizens more guns. What are we doing?"

- Melinda Carroll

Friday, September 29, 2017

no. 491

“We are still so far from considering illness as anything beyond a private misfortune against which each individual and each family should protect itself, as best it may, that Germany’s heroic method of attacking it as a national evil through government machinery seems to us to belong almost to another planet.” 

- Henry Seager (1917)