There is a divide in this country that once didn't exist a divide that is being illustrated very strongly in action both getting lots of press and being ignored" ************************* During the shutdown we've seen what US Park Rangers will tolerate. They'll tolerate strong-arming tourists and locking them in hotels, they'll eject WW 2 vets … Continue reading Evil, Cowardice & the Expectations Game.
Paul Abdul: Well Whatdaya think? Man in suit: (uncomfortable) It's very nice Cold Hearted Snake (Video) 1989 Dryden: How did he die? James Bond: Your contact? Not well. Dryden: Made you feel it, did he? Well, you needn't worry. The second is... [Bond shoots Dryden] James Bond: Yes... considerably. Casino Royale 2006 Yesterday I wrote … Continue reading Common Thread of the Left …it’s not like life is sacred or something
Sherlock Holmes: People have died. Jim Moriarty: [shouting] That's what people do! Sherlock The Great Game 2010 Jim Moriarty: STAYING ALIVE!!! SO BORING, ISN'T IT??!! Just staying...all my life I've been looking for distraction. You were the best of distraction and now I don't even have you. Because I've beaten you. And you know what? … Continue reading A World of Moriarty Wannabes and the Horrible Alternative
If you give me power, I'll use it Lady Agrippinna to Claudius. I Claudius 1976 One of the disadvantages of abandoning Judeo-Christian ethics is that you get an interesting crop of 'Ethicists' We take ‘person’ to mean an individual who is capable of attributing to her own existence some (at least) basic value such that … Continue reading Why stop at aborting the unborn says ‘Ethicists’
Being a sarcastic fellow when I saw the title of Joy's piece: "The Titanic at 100 what does it mean?" my answer was: "Rust" but after reading her piece I noticed something that perfectly illustrates the difference between a secular atheistic society and the Judeo-Christian culture: What is interesting to me, of course, is that … Continue reading Joy McCann nails the weakness of modern secular culture: cowardice
On of the advantages of age combined with Wealth is you tend not to care what other people think. So I'm sure that John Cleese is not going to lose any sleep over this: Cleese, who is performing in Sydney, was asked on Australian TV what he thought of last month's riots around the UK. … Continue reading How DARE John Cleese tell the truth!
Mordcha: Why should I break my head about the outside world. Let the outside world break it's own head! Tevye: He's right, as the good book says: 'If you spit in the air it lands in your face.' Perchik: Nonsense you can't close your eyes to what's happening in the world Tevye: He's Right Avram: … Continue reading He’s right, He’s right they can’t both be right on Social Security
Yesterday I was at the Border Grille for lunch to talk ads with the owner when I ran into an old friend of mine who I haven't seen in a few years. We talked about the show a bit and our mutual love of gaming when the subject of the election came up and I … Continue reading Bill Keller, Fiscal Conservatives and fear of a past that never existed
A person my age or older would be familiar with the term "Shotgun Wedding". The idea being that a man who got a girl pregnant would be forced by the father of the girl, Shotgun in hand to the altar for the wedding. That line of thinking is in keeping with the idea Stacy McCain … Continue reading West vs East Men vs Woman
Fresh off of yesterday's 60's post we have this gem via Robert Stacy McCain concerning a young lady that I've never heard of: "My mom left me at home when I was 14 with a credit card and a box of condoms and the keys to the car and said, 'Don't get pregnant and don't … Continue reading Maybe those Judeo-Christians were onto something Part 2: