Friday, December 18, 2009

Holiday cards

Just got my White House card today. I'm sure there are some on the far Right who will take Obama to task for not using the word Christmas, but those people don't need an excuse to take Obama to task--they live for that. Anyway, here they are:

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Faux news, faux numbers, faux "authentic"

The natural end to the path the Wacky Right trods in which education = "elitism" is that you get graphs like this, on FOX:

You also get people who deliberately dumb themselves down in order to get jobs there.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Beck: Goldbug with an interest

Beck in trouble for his gold endorsements?

Seems like a clear conflict to me. The guy can believe what he wants to, but when he promotes the industry on his show without disclosing his financial interest, this is a no-no. No matter what your political persuasion.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Obama in Oslo

Text of Obama's Nobel speech.

I realize that the conservative backbiters aren't going to bother reading it, but I think it lays out Obama's worldview on the role of war in our times.

Friday, December 04, 2009

When they are quick to cite the Constitution...

Usually, they have no idea what they are talking about. Tom Schaller @ 538 with a nice little primer when you're faced with people who misunderstand the Constitution.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Scour your shelves!

Rare Darwin book found in guest bathroom.

The weird thing for me is that the cover looks like about half the covers on old books.