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Speaking at a police academy in Denver, Obama said: “You hear some of these quotes — ‘I need a gun to protect myself from the government.’ ‘We can’t do background checks because the government’s going to come take my guns … Continue reading
In news that is not news to anyone, the BBC demonstrates exactly why the approval rating of the US congress is so low: The US Senate foreign relations committee has unanimously approved Senator John Kerry’s nomination to be secretary of … Continue reading
This is great. Krugman is mad about what the so-called fiscal cliff deal could be: “only a 37 percent rate on top incomes, and a rise in the Medicare eligibility age.” That’s right, “only” 37%. The horror!! But here’s the … Continue reading
I realize this could become a full-time job, but I feel compelled to correct instances of Newspeak when I see them. The New Jersey Senate is voting today on whether to raise the minimum wage or not. In response to … Continue reading
I had heard that Al Mohler made a really ridiculous statement. Then I heard the actual statement and thought – how did I miss that? I did the maths and came up with this: Election + News media + Southern … Continue reading
At Aaron’s request, we have new anti-voting buttons and stickers available in the Curmudgeons Store. I know we’re a little late to the game, but have no fear, there will be more elections. Wear it proudly.
The only truthful campaign sign. (h/t to Failblog)
Tonight I’ll be having a private “It’s Finally Over” celebratory party. In the meantime, I suggest following Shaun’s advice to get off the street and avoid the hoards of zombie voters:
Although Considerant was a socialist who wanted direct democracy, he correctly described the civil religion of voting. Victor Considérant fiercely opposed the theory that popular sovereignty is guaranteed by the representative system. Even if we make the theoretical admission that … Continue reading
Blimey Cow’s video this morning, I Pledge Blind Allegiance, might be their best ever. Jordan excoriates Christians for wringing their hands over who will win the “election”. Not bad for a bunch of socially-stunted homeschoolers.