Just because I always enjoy bashing Chris Mooney. I consider it something of a spectator sport with occasional audience participation. See his hysteria summed up rather wonderfully: Really – Mooney seems to have this very easily-triggered terror that a critical comment from one person about one other person will cause some terrible, general, societal harm. …
Category Archive: quote o’ the day
Oct 09 2010
Sep 19 2010
Courtesy of Cujo: The light we’re seeing from this nebula today started out its journey when Babylon was just getting started. Nearly all of our history has happened since. I’ve said it before, but if you need to believe in some deity to be awed by this universe, you don’t know very much about it. …
Jul 24 2010
And why do I think our own dear, sweet, epitome-o’-kindness George became upset? There’s a Clue contained in his most recent post: It was about then that my predatory, reptilian atheist mind wanted to simply lunge forward and devour the theologian in two or three gulps. Had I been there, I suspect he’d have only …
Apr 29 2009
Steve Benen, ladies and gentlemen: There was some talk in Republican circles recently that the GOP is finally “back in the saddle.” If that’s true, the horse is looking pretty small. It surely is.
Apr 11 2009
Ladies and gentlemen, Eli at Firedoglake: 9) The Republican tent isn’t big enough to host a flea circus. The other eight points are just as amusing. Enjoy.
Apr 03 2009
Thank you, Digby, for bringing this one to my attention: Watching ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos, for instance, is like receiving an engraved invitation to apoplexy. Engraved, even so. This is a writer who knows how to craft a simile of lasting value. And I couldn’t agree with him more.
Mar 20 2009
Ladies and gentlemen, the incomparable Ron Britton: A cartoon about a boy who breathes underwater with the help of “oxy-gum” and fights crime with an electric boomerang and has a dolphin and psychic mermaid as friends is already starting to push the bounds of believability. Making the mermaid glue seashells to her tits would blow …
Mar 04 2009
Ladies and gentlemen, Brad at Sadly, No! …I am amazed at the sheer cognitive dissonance involved in simultaneously believing that it’s treasonous to peacefully oppose an unjustified war but that it’s patriotic to lead an armed insurrection against the government because they want to pay you unemployment benefits. If there’s a weirder political movement than …
Mar 03 2009
Give the man credit where it’s due. This was a classic: Here is the really pertinent quote from Matthews. Lott: “By the way if you don’t have these delays you end up with the stimulus bill, nobody read, nobody knew what was in it. It raises spending, it’s gonna raise taxes, it’s gonna wind up …
Apr 07 2008
Digby on the McCain-worshipping MSM: “I can’t take another four years of codpiece worship. I just can’t.” Neither can I, luv. Neither can I.