Thursday, September 02, 2004

Sometimes Voting Works

They told me that if I voted for Goldwater we'd be at war in Vietnam. I voted for Goldwater and, sure enough, we're at war in Vietnam.

-- It was the '60s. You had to be there.

Tuesday, August 31, 2004

Worse Than the War?

New York Post columnist John Podhoretz is talking about Senator Zell Miller on today's Michael Medved Show . He says that he was on a panel with Miller and said something about WWIV being the most important problem facing the nation, but that Miller disagreed. What Miller said (third hand) is something like:

"Today, if you are an Evangelical Protestant, an Orthodox Jew, or a Conservative Catholic; you cannot win confirmation as a Federal Judge."

He considered that a worse problem.

Things George Has Not Banned

If you haven't been keeping track, you may be shocked to learn that W has not banned:
  1. Abortion
  2. Stem Cell Research (Embryonic, Cord Blood, or Adult)
  3. Same Sex Marriage
  4. Left-wing Nuts
  5. Sodomy
  6. Suicide
  7. Blasphemy
  8. Immodest clothing worn in public
  9. Fornication
  10. Lewd cohabitation
  11. Lascivious carriage
All of the above are legal and common.

Monday, August 30, 2004

In Honor of the NYC Demonstrators

"Kill a Commie for Christ"

-- Courtesy of the National Commission for the Preservation of Ancient Right Wing Slogans.

[I know, I know, the above is a left-wing satirical attack slogan. But I've always liked to adopt such attacks as a straight rhetorical device. After all, I always thought that the Chad Mitchell Trio's Barry's Boys was a real compliment.

Sunday, August 29, 2004

John Young Makes the Times and Gets FBI Visit

New York Architect and Cypherpunk John Young made the New York Times today (with photo) over his posting of natural gas pipeline maps on his Cryptome site.

Force or Violence

SENATOR: Mister Witness, do you advocate the overthrow of the government of the Yew-nited States by force or violence?

WITNESS: Well, Senator I've never quite thought about it in those terms before but if I had to choose, I guess I'd choose 'violence'.