Intemperate Thoughts II
Several months have passed since my first set of Intemperate Thoughts. These are random thoughts that are short bits of reason. They are generally cynical, sometimes funny, often politically incorrect but (I hope) frequently insightful looks into the nature of politics, government, and everyday life. Enjoy! So, we have to spend money on Welfare for people who can’t find jobs, but we have to have | Read More »
As I celebrated Independence Day this weekend, an number of intemperate and politically incorrect thoughts came to mind. I’d like to share a few, and see what you think: I wonder what is the carbon footprint of all these fireworks? (one answer I’ve gotten: “You’ll find out when you get your bill, citizen.”) The guys on “Whale Wars” are concerned that the whalers “have stepped | Read More »
In what will truly sound the death-knell for any political ambitions I may have ever had, Amy Miller (h/t) got me thinking about something in a Twitter conversation. First, let’s face it, almost everybody hates the idea of whale hunting. These are “beautiful” and “majestic” creatures. God’s creatures. Hunting them on the high seas brings horrific images to the minds of so many people, promulgated | Read More »
Save the Sea Kittens!
Watching FNC this morning, I was reminded of a story I saw yesterday on Neal’s Nuze. Apparently, our friends at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals want to rename fish as Sea Kittens! Apparently, PETA thinks that this will remind us that fish have feelings, relationships and families. By renaming them “sea kittens,” they hope to create sympathy for creatures of the piscene persuasion. | Read More »