Category Archives: Environment

If Only They Would Legalize It

We’re reaching the point in this country where we need to legalize science. At first, maybe only legalize science for medicinal purposes. After that, maybe tax science heavily and allow recreational use of science. But until science is legal, the … Continue reading

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The 11th Commandment

“Thou shalt burn coal” The Xristian Xrazies in ‘Bama have decided on a unique legal challenge to the EPA’s ruling that they must reduce carbon emissions from coal fired electricity plants by 27%: claim that God wants them to burn … Continue reading

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Chinless Mitch Speaks!

“I don’t think right after a major environmental catastrophe is a very good time to be making American domestic policy. My thought about it is, we ought not to make American and domestic policy based upon an event that happened … Continue reading

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And this moment of tranquility…

…is brought to us by The Cunning Runt of The Little Bang Theory fame: TCR went to an orchid show, and trained his eye on some of the amazing beauty there. Orchids are deeply, sexy, dirty fun. Each exists to … Continue reading

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Chairman Mao’s Little Red Bikes

Oh, the insidious reach of the United Nations continues unabated, but for the grace of brave men like Dan Maes (a Colorado GOP candidate for Governor, not Tom Tancredo we add), we would all be building iPods in Shanghai or … Continue reading

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Louisiana: it’s raining oil

It’s a GOP dream come true! (Via BuzzFeed)

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Snookie will not have to buy suntan oil again

Wired tells us that the oil from the gulf will be in the Atlantic by “no later than October.“

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If It’s Tuesday, It Must Be Tedium: a David Brooks Post

We have another 800-word, sleep-written, reasonable centrist screed from Bobo! Rejoice! Davy Brooks read another reasonable book from another reasonable political economist (there must be a book of the month club for reasonable people), Ian Bremmer. Bobo fails to mention … Continue reading

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This Olympic moment is brought to you by…

…BP. And of course the USOC is just fine with BP as sponsors. In sports, Big Money is the same, no matter how tainted it might be. Anyone else think it will be unintentionally hillarious to watch olympic class swimmers … Continue reading

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I’m still waiting…

…for Pat Robertson to tell us why God hates the American South. Remember his greatest hits: “Lord, give us righteous judges who will not try to legislate and dominate this society. Take control, Lord! We ask for additional vacancies on … Continue reading

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