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Monthly Archive: May 2008

May 31 2008

Happy Hour Discurso

Today’s opining on the public discourse. Well, my darlings, I hope you’re enjoying our first evah Carnival of the Elitist Bastards. I do believe we have achieved what you might call a success. A heartfelt thank you! to all who contributed, and all our readers, without whom such enterprises are worse than useless. And now, …

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May 31 2008

Using The Bible as an Elitist Bastard Weapon

by Karen Simon, special to En Tequila Es Verdad Editor’s Note: Karen Simon is one of our regular commenters here, and she’s proven to be wise and wonderful and a boon to thought-provoking conversation. Alas, she hasn’t a blog of her own. But she wanted to join the rest of us Elitist Bastards, and so …

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May 31 2008

Friends, Americans, countrymen, lend me your dictionaries!

Allow me to introduce myself. I am Nicole Palmby. You killed grammar. Prepare to die. Okay, not really. But I needed some sort of introduction for my first post as sub-blogger of Dana’s Wonderful World of Snark. I am Nicole Palmby. And while you may not have killed grammar, it certainly is on its deathbed, …

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May 30 2008

Submissions!

(Repost from the official Carnival of the Elitist Bastards site) Just a few hours left! If you’re planning to sail with us, time to jump on board. Gmail’s acting strangely. To be safe, cc me on your submissions: dhunterauthor at yahoo dot com. Here’s the list of contributors so far: BrianAmesEthaLironeBlakeMikeEfriqueCousinaviBitterJohn PieretGeorge W.PaulNP If you …

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May 30 2008

Kaden: A few quick updates

Hey bloggers! Well, our wonderful hostess should be picking from the dozen or so options for a banner for the Carnival right about now. In the meantime, a few orders of business. I wanted to post the fourth segment in the Academia series, but I don’t know what to say. I don’t want to bore …

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May 30 2008

Carnival Business #5

Postdated to stay up until the bitter end. Just a few short days left to get your submissions in for the Carnival of the Elitist Bastards! Email your links to [email protected] by the end of day, Friday. Our maiden voyage launches Saturday, May 31st. Don’t miss the boat! Kaden’s working on a title bar. If …

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May 30 2008

Happy Hour Discurso

Today’s opining on the public discourse. Usually, I try to go a bit further afield than The Carpetbagger Report on Fridays, because I can spend more than 20 minutes hunting down political fuckwittery for your reading pleasure. However. Today is the last day before the first ever Carnival of the Elitist Bastards launches. I have …

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May 30 2008

Moderate Christians: If You Wanted to Clean Your Own House, You’d Best Fetch Your Brooms Now

It’s time to sweep the cockroaches off the public stage and back into the cracks where they belong. Coral Ridge Ministries hosted the Reclaiming America for Christ conference in March of this year. The conference didn’t gain the media scrutiny it should – after all, there was no angry black man ranting from the pulpit. …

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May 30 2008

Care to Take Some Action?

My inbox is filling up with fuckwittery. Would you do me the great good favor of helping me clear it out? They Kill Kids. Well, that certainly got my attention. Go on. Dear friends, Final negotiations are underway right now in Dublin, Ireland on a treaty to ban cluster bombs. Arms manufacturers are pushing governments …

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May 29 2008

Happy Hour Discurso

Today’s opining on the public discourse. Well, this is interesting. Looks like the authorization to leak Valerie Plame’s identity was given by none other than George W. Bush: Scottie McC doesn’t know it yet. But that’s basically what he revealed this morning on the Today Show (h/t Rayne). During the interview, Scottie revealed the two …

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