Category Archive: literacy

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 03 2008

George W. Bush: Ensuring We’re All as Dumb as He Is

A while back, I mentioned that George W. “Proud to be a C Student” Bush was trying to ensure our country’s continued stupidity, despite all his braying about leaving no child behind. I’m happy to report that Reading Is Fundamental is having some success in getting their funding back. From an email they sent: RIF’s …

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Apr 14 2008

A Nation of Idiots

That’s what Bush & Co. want. Stupid people can be led. They won’t ask for evidence, because they’ll believe arguments from authority. They’ll swallow any lie because they don’t know better. They’ll talk endlessly about the outrage of ordering orange juice instead of coffee, because they’re fucking clueless about the outrage of war crimes. George …

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