Al Gore Channels Nigel Tufnel
In a “lightly edited”* interview transcript with the Washington Post‘s Ezra Klein, Former Vice President and Nobel** Laureate Al Gore puts climate deniers on the same moral plane as supporters of slavery and apartheid. (Clear logical connection there, Mr. Vice-President.) Then Al disgorges this little chestnut of wisdom: Would there be hurricanes and floods and droughts without man-made global warming? Of course. But they’re stronger | Read More »
Deconstructing Obama’s Favorite Analogy
When President Obama isn’t criticizing his fellow Democrats for their laziness and backsliding, he’s spouting off his favorite analogy about the economy. Back in May, His Petulancy said this, “After they drove the car into the ditch, made it as difficult as possible for us to pull it back, now they want to keys back. No! You can’t drive. We don’t want to have to | Read More »
Is Your Front Lawn Really “Your” Front Lawn?
It is the rationally logical assessment to believe that when one owns something they in turn have forbearance over what it is that they own. This would normally be the case, except if you happen to own a house with a “front lawn” in East Greenwich Township NJ, where you are currently under attack by local officials who feel it is within their constitutional rights | Read More »
What is that big sucking sound??
No doubt the sound of TV executives as the wind of change begin to blow. The health of the auto industry is symbiotic with television. Spending by the Big Three automakers–General Motors, Ford and Chrysler–contribute as much as 6 percent of total ad revenues for the top four TV networks, according to Advertising Age. The publication puts the figure at 9.2 percent for Fox network | Read More »