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Sounds like a stripper name....

Your Score: Saffron
You scored 75% intoxication, 25% hotness, 75% complexity, and 25% craziness!

You are Saffron!

Those other spices have nothing on you! You're warm, smart, and you make people feel really good (and with no side-effects!). You can be difficult to get to know and require a lot of those who try, but you're so totally worth it. *Sigh*

Link: The Which Spice Are You Test written by jodiesattva on OkCupid Free Online Dating, home of the The Dating Persona Test

h/t: Miriam

Greatest Polictal Putdowns

Quote of the Day

Tickets, please.

This one always bothered me.

One of the best things about growing up where I did was that every act (major or minor) played nearby. With a zillion venues to fill, there was a great concert nearly every weekend. The meager earnings of my crappy high school job forced me to be selective. I had to pick and choose which ones to attend. Even then, I was intent on getting the best seat possible. That meant one of two things. You had to be first on line at the nearest Ticketmaster booth or you had to go to a scalper. I very very rarely went for the latter option it was just too expensive. I was able to get some really good tickets on occasion but mostly I was relegated to the nosebleed sections. As I got older, the scalpers would eat up more and more blocks of tickets with rapidity that all be forced you buy from them. Either that or start your own band and you might be allowed in to your own show. Now its getting worse.

Small wonder that the thieves scalpers have figured out a way…

Strawman humor


Believe that Jesus loves you and shares your hatred of rich people and George W. Bush.

Believe removing Slobodan Milošević was a national security priority President Clinton needed a “get my impeachment off the front page” diversion.

Believe that trade with Cuba is fine because it is a communist country, but trade with India is immoral because workers are "exploited".

Believe that the US should kowtow the U.N. no matter how much their interests conflict with ours.

Believe a woman can’t be trusted with a decision about her own body like whether or not she can carry a gun to protect it.

Believe that the best way to improve military morale is institute mandatory homosexuality

Believe that if you keep gunss out of schools, adolescents won’t shoot each other.

Believe that a good way to fight terrorism is to cravenly and meekly submit to whatever grievance they have.

Believe that providing health care to all which has worked so well elsewhere must be…

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