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Monthly Archive: August 2011

Aug 27 2011

Headline Muse, 8/27

As they batten the hatches and cower Still their numbers increase by the hour Not exactly a boast— Cast your eyes on the coast; There’s a million, right now, without power Headline: Hurricane Irene Causes Power Outages For Nearly 1 Million East Coast Customers Have not heard word from my relative who, at last info, …

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Aug 27 2011

Exercises in Futility

He hears the prayers, but God refrains From redirecting hurricanes; Is it that praying doesn’t work? Or is this “God” a royal jerk? Maybe Texans should have been praying that they get missed by a hurricane. God responds to reverse psychology… or just doesn’t respond.

Aug 27 2011

Another Pledge?

What is it with the GOP and pledges? The Pledge to America, the No-Tax Pledge, abstinence-only “virginity pledges“, “under god” in the pledge of allegiance… and now, an anti gay marriage pledge. Erm, I mean a pro-traditional marriage pledge. The nice thing about pledges is, pledging is easier than thinking. Perry, Bachman, Romney, and Santorum …

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Aug 26 2011

Best Editorial Cartoon Ever

Click to embiggen. Backstory, for those who need it. Seriously, this cartoon brings tears to my eyes.

Aug 26 2011

Headline Muse, 8/26

Unless you can float like a cork You risk more than appearing a dork Though it may seem a pity For the good of the city They’ll evacuate lower New York Headline: City Orders Evacuation of Coastal Areas Good luck, all of you!

Aug 26 2011

38 Percent

Some say God used evolution As His “how it’s done” solution, As a way that they can reconcile the two opposing views But that reconciliation Lives in pure imagination It’s a compromise that’s simply not available to choose Middle ground, which they’re demanding Shows a lack of understanding Intervention means the process wasn’t natural at …

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Aug 26 2011

Arrest Of “Christian Warrior”

Jealously, Zealously, Oregon Terrorist Cody Seth Crawford, was Talking with God; Whether religion, or Psychopathology, Torched up a mosque, in his Christian Jihad Crawford, a self-described Christian warrior, told an officer on his Dec. 14 arrest (for unrelated charges), “You look like Obama. You are a Muslim like him. Jihad goes both ways. Christians can …

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Aug 25 2011

If you can’t hold a pen, is it still mightier than a sword?

Though the pen is mightier than the sword, the sword speaks louder and stronger at any given moment–The Mouse That Roared Image: Washington Post/Facebook Making fun of politicians Is a noble, grand tradition; In the freest of societies, it’s cherished as a right Elsewhere, though, if you’re outspoken You can get your fingers broken As …

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Aug 25 2011

Franken vs DOMA

First, a message from Al Franken. It’s time. There’s no good argument against marriage equality. There’s no good argument in support of the Defense of Marriage Act. And there’s no reason we should wait one more day to repeal it. DOMA, the Defense of Marriage Act, represents bigotry and discrimination against millions of Americans who …

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Aug 25 2011

The Politics Of Religious Identity

The majority of Christians have no beef with evolution; They are perfectly accepting of the facts. They may say, “it’s how God did it”; it’s an elegant solution, And it’s how the sane majority reacts. But it puzzles me immensely that so many are aligning With the anti-science faction on their fringe Who use Genesis …

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