Obama Touts Detroit Bailout, Romney and Santorum Stay Neck and Neck, DOJ Considers Investigating NYPD's Muslim Fetish: P.M. Links

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    Fist, bitches!

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    25th!

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Without the comma, it sounds like I'm prone to complaining.

  • Sparky||

    Which would not be wholly untrue.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    YOU ALWAYS SAY THINGS LIKE THAT ABOUT ME.

  • Ska||

    More like something a porn director might encourage some young actresses to do.

  • Sparky||

    +5

  • ||

    DOJ investigating NYPD's Muslim fetish after years of encouraging it and handing out grants to fund it. That is fucking rich.

  • Sevo||

    ABC link no work.

  • Raston Bot||

    1. cigarettes
    2. gadunkadunk
    3. second serve
    4. civil liberties
    5. profit!

  • Suki||

    "An African American named Barack Hussein Obama"

  • Trespassers W||

    Let me guess:

    1. He's too good-looking; speeches often disrupted by groupies.
    2. He's too forward-thinking; plebs have difficult understanding his sometimes.
    3. He loves his wife TOO much.
    4. He's too good for this country.
    5. Smokes.

  • Trespassers W||

    understanding his complex plans sometimes.

  • Dead Rex||

    This is like the worst chat room ever.

  • Suki||

    True dat!

  • Dead Rex||

    I fibbed. The Cop-Shoots-Dog™ thread below is the worst chat room ever.
    Grown men actually sobbing and losing their appetites. Oh, the humanity.

  • ||

    I feel the need to point out that outing a commenter no longer leads to banning. So there's nothing to fear if someone wants to backtrack the griefer and contact his employer.

  • Sevo||

    "Janet Napolitano said Monday that the war on drugs in Mexico "is not a failure."

    Well, at least she has precedent:'The war has progressed not necessarily to our advantage'

  • EscapedWestOfTheBigMuddy||

    What she doesn't have is a lick of shame.

    I'd like to say more, but I'm so flabbergasted that I don't know where to begin.

  • Sparky||

    The Asians are still at it.

    "If you grow up Asian in America, there is no more common put down than ridicule of the shape of our eyes," she told the website. "There is no way to hear the name, 'Roundeye,' without at the same time hearing what it is being contrasted to ... a very hurtful racist slur -- SLANTEYES."

  • Bee Tagger||

    When a white comedian calls himself a cracker, it's the same thing as calling every black person the n-word. Got it.

  • Bee Tagger||

    Granted, every comedian still doing a "i'm a lame white person" routine probably deserves to have their career ruined one way or another.

  • Suki||

    RACIST!

  • Raston Bot||

    Would a name change to Cracker's Asian Fusion not suffice?

  • Ska||

    Shit, I've been calling them slopes this whole fucking time.

  • ||

    Hey, no love for "chinks" or "gooks"?

  • RoboCain||

    Those refer to specific nationalities, though.

  • ||

    Dude, using it wrong is even more racist; i.e. "they all look alike". Come on, man. You know better.

  • RoboCain||

    Well, some of our parents taught us to use the correct racial slur.

  • Sudden the Dude||

    We're not talking about the people that built the railroads.

  • mad libertarian guy||

    Depends on the nationality. Chinks are Chinese, Gooks are Vietnamese, Nips are Japanese . . .

  • arbo||

    zipperheads?

  • Grummun||

    Feng: "It's 'Feng', F, E, N, G."

    Randy: "I've been calling you 'Fang' this whole time."

    Feng: "Please."

  • ||

    There was that pee-pee in your Coke bit. I'm surprised that didn't lead to war.

  • Arf?||

    I hear they call all their busboys "Short Round."

  • RoboCain||

    What about Honky Chicken and Waffle?

  • Harumph||

    Oh I see. They're two white boys who happen to be from the suburbs, so that must mean they gotta be "hip". Fucking racists.

  • HeroicMulatto||

    Naming your restaurant in a potentially offensive manner is great business sense!

  • RoboCain||

    I remember a place called Club Babyseals.

  • Sparky||

    Interesting how the term 'roundeye' is potentially offensive to anyone but non-Asians. Wonder if the AAU would still have had a problem if Asians were running the shop.

  • HeroicMulatto||

    When Asians want to speak derisively against other groups, they tend to use other terms. Gwailo, for example. In Thailand, they would use the term "bird-shit, rice-water-eyed farang," which is infinitely more creative than "roundeye".

  • Arf?||

    On the phone with them now asking how they feel about Cracker Barrel.

  • HeroicMulatto||

    Cracka, please!

    If I opened up a bistro in downtown Manhattan called "Po' White Trash" that served 're-imagined Southern comfort food' for the hipster New York crowd, all of the salt-of-the-Earth, jus' plain folks are superior crowd here would be frothing at the mouth with rage.

  • Arf?||

    I would eat there just for the entertainment value that would provide.

  • HeroicMulatto||

    I would eat there just for the entertainment value that would provide.

    Now that I think about it...the business plan seems more and more like a good idea.

  • RoboCain||

    I seriously doubt that.

  • CrackertyAssCracker||

    I would be pretend to be offended if it'd make you happy.

    Also, I think that would pretty much be the same as "soul food", just with different marketing.

  • protefeed||

    Why would I care if someone 5,000 miles away opened an ironically named restaurant in Manhattan that would attract both racists, and ironic hipsters looking for lulz?

    WTF?

  • Offended Arf?||

    I think I've just been called an ironic hipster. Too far, man. Too far.

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    There is no way to hear the name, 'Roundeye,' without at the same time hearing what it is being contrasted to ... a very hurtful racist slur -- SLANTEYES.

    So as a white guy, by not being offended when I hear the phrase "round-eye," am I automatically othering someone?

  • Sparky||

    So as a white guy, by not being offended when I hear the phrase "round-eye," am I automatically othering someone?

    Yes.

  • RoboCain||

    "So as a white guy, am I automatically othering someone?"

    Yes.

  • ||

    Looks like I've got a lot of damage to undo.

    The local university has a Women's Studies department, I'll go ask them where I can get help.

  • RoboCain||

    "Local Man Arrested for Rape"

  • Loki||

    MALE GAZE!!!!

  • Coeus||

    You didn't think that there was ever a way to actually get off the hook, did you?

  • ||

    You didn't think that there was ever a way to actually get off the hook, did you?

    Through contrition, good works, and self-flagellation, yes, I really did think that.

  • robert||

    Step 1. Quit standing up to pee.

  • Coeus||

    There is international pressure in this regard:

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/comm.....a-sit-down

  • Old Salt||

    My inner German just threw up a little...

  • Matrix||

    9 ways gun owners could loes in the election

    Disaster preparedness. But they need to seriously talk about the threat of a zombie apocalypse, and what to do when it happens.

  • RoboCain||

  • ||

    But like many others (including many gun owners), I find the combination of the powerful, poorly controlled impulses of a teenager with the fast and permanent damage a gun can inflict terrifying, whether the result is homicide or suicide. I desperately want to do all I can to prevent my children, and all children, from becoming the victims of that lethal cocktail.

    Teenagers. They are just killers. We need to round them all up. How can we allow these creatures in public?

  • Sparky||

    Here's an idea, let's give every teen a loaded gun and a 6-pack of Four Loko. The dumbest of the bunch will get hammered and start killing themselves off thus saving the world from a bunch of future headaches.

  • HeroicMulatto||

    Teenagers. They are just killers. We need to round them all up.

    Well, they kind of are. That's why every dictator worth his salt has had a "youth corps" of some sort.

  • RoboCain||

    I wonder what happened to Obama Girl.

  • RoboCain||

    "Obama Girl with the Dragon Tattoo!"

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQJ7X_j96Gk

  • RoboCain||

    "GLEASE ft. ALPHACAT & OBAMAGIRL!"

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLDvv7S5qMA

  • HeroicMulatto||

    Hey, she's still hustlin'. A playa like me can respect that.

  • Obama||

    What do you think the whole "all children must be required to attend school until 18" crap is about?

  • RoboCain||

  • RoboCain||

    "School shootings and where students got their guns"

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/.....io-glance/

  • ||

    http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/.....with-iuds/

    After being banished for years by junk science, the IUD returns.

  • ||

    IUDs work by preventing the implantation of fertilized eggs. Rick Santorum thinks they are exactly the same as a third-trimester abortion.

  • ||

    No shit?

  • ||

    Yup. Their entire purpose is to irritate the lining of the uterus so that an egg cannot implant. They do nothing to prevent ovulation.

  • ||

    Their entire purpose is to irritate the lining of the uterus so that an egg cannot implant.

    Sounds like some of the **cough** people around here.

  • ||

    Sounds like some of the **cough** people around here.

    So to further your analogy, all us commentors are a bunch of zygotes, and H&R is our womb?

  • Sparky||

    I think the idea is to put them in the other hole John.

  • RoboCain||

    Stick it in her pooper?

  • Sparky||

    Well John is the one who was suggesting no shit. I just wanted to be sure he was using them right.

  • HeroicMulatto||

    John prefers to go between the thighs with his dark-haired erômenos.

  • ||

    The woman got one. I like to think of it as being exactly the same as exposing my fiendishly deformed children on a rock to be eaten by wolves.

  • ||

    Mine too. Beats the pill any day.

  • Coeus||

    While they certainly beat the shit out of condoms, and having a girl on a natural cycle has definite advantages, that shit hurts like hell on your urethral opening. Anyone got any experience with diaphrams? They seem like they'd work the same, just without the urethral-shredding string.

  • Sparky||

    Just get the nip and be done with it.

    Wait, was that racist?

  • Bee Tagger||

    DoJ reviews complaints about NYPD spying on Muslim children.

    I guess they won't have time to get to those Fast & Furious documents now.

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  • ||

    Of course it was.

  • ||

    Tipping 1% is a good dick move, though. I'll have to remember that one.

  • ||

    Reserve it for known Stupefied waitstaff though. The beauty of the 1% tip is that it will make them happier than a generous tip, which makes them feel guilty for accepting gilt from the Man without stabbing him.

  • Loki||

    Plus if they're gonna spit in someone's food anyway, it makes them feel a little better about it if that person turns out to be an ass.

  • ||

    I thought so too, but we need to come up with something far more clever and dickish to write than "get a real job".

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    YOU ARE THE 99%
    THIS IS THE 1%

    Something like that.

  • Sparky||

    Not bad.

  • ||

    Instead of any dollar figure whatsoever, write this as your tip: "Buy low, sell high."

  • ||

    Ooh, I like the direction this is going in. How about:

    "Invest in a push-up bras."

    It will be delightfully sexist.

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    "Prostitution pays better."

  • protefeed||

    "Prostitution pays better."

    "Usually prostitution pays better -- but you'd need $10K in plastic surgery to earn more than this."

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    "Plastics. It's all about plastics."

  • Ska||

    "Wishing you studied finance?"

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    "How's that philosophy degree working out for you? Not so good?"

  • ||

    "I've got a degree in Comparative Ethics!"

    "You've got a degree in baloney."

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    GET MOAR PIERCINGS

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    "How's your novel coming along?"

  • Ska||

    "I read that Teen Casting Couch is leaving LA."

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    " If those rich banker fatcats hadn't stolen from me, I would have been in a position to tip you better. Their insistence on screwing the 99% for their selfish gain has not only ruined the economy, it has ruined your tip from this meal as well. So please, take this matter up with FannieMae, FreddieMac and all of the idiots from both political parties that propped them up and created a real estate bubble that let to Congress and the WH confiscating this extra income so they could continue to subsidize failed government-backed ventures."
    -or-
    "I'm better than you. Fuck off."

  • ||

    More like "How is your next status update coming along?"

  • ||

    You could just draw the little thumb-up "Like" symbol.

  • Loki||

    If you're a shitty artist that may come out looking too much like a penis and ballsack. You may get sued for sexual harassment.

  • ||

    What? You can sexually harass waitresses? I thought they were all de facto prostitutes.

  • Sparky||

    If it's a waitress and you wanted to get some sexism in there too you could do something along the lines of "This is what 1% looks like sweetie/dear."

  • ||

    Sugartits. You always call them Sugartits.

  • Coeus||

    I like Sugarwalls better. It doesn't sound as bad at first, and it only hits them as they're walking away.

  • ||

    "You looked better through your blinds last night."

  • Montani Semper Liberi||

    My grandfather was a fan of the $0.01 tip. He said that not leaving a tip at all could be misinterpreted as forgetfulness. He wanted them to know they sucked.

  • Arf?||

    On the rare occasion I've had service that horrible, I've left $0.02. As in (ironically), "Your service wasn't worth $0.02." Also, I pay by credit card so the manager has a chance to see it at the end of the shift, too.

  • Shocked||

    I've used 0.00 to quite good effect when paying with a credit card.

  • Loki||

    Leave a penny on the table. If you tip 1% they may just assume you're a cheap bastard or suck at math; leave no tip at all and they may assume you just forgot. Leaveing a penny shows you're truly a dick (either that or their service really was shitty).

  • Suki||

    Damn!

  • shrike||

    Romney is completely full of shit on GM - and he is supposed to be the business man.

    GM was headed to liquidation without the government providing debtor-in-possession financing. No one else would have been crazy enough to pony up $50 billion. So he was wrong for all the wrong reasons.

    But Romney didn't take the libertarian position since he supported TARP. The guy has no spine at all.

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    No one else would have been crazy enough to pony up $50 billion.

    So I guess it was a good idea for the tax payers to? And without doing something about the existing union contracts, the company is no more competitive today than it was three years ago. If they would have gone into bankruptcy, they could have crammed down the UAW contracts and made the company competitive again. Obama stole from the country to protect the unions.

  • shrike||

    More stupid bullshit from you.

    Chapter 7 liquidation was imminent for GM. You are parroting Romney. Without the (admittedly) crappy deal for taxpayers GM and dozens of its suppliers would not exist today.

    The D-I-P money made Chapter 11 possible.

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    Chapter 7 liquidation was imminent for GM.

    No it wasn't. And even if it was so what? It never went into bankruptcy. If you wanted to give them federal money, force them into Chapter 11 and kill those union contracts so the company would be competitive on the other side. Obama didn't do that.

    Shrike, you support a theif who steals money from the US to give it to his cronies. Hundreds of billions of dollars have been stolen by this administration. And you love it. Fuck you and die.

  • ||

    Seriously, if we'd allowed the banks and car companies to fail, we'd be in much better shape today.

    If bailouts are such a great idea, why not bail out everyone? What about the airlines after 9/11?

  • ||

    Yes we would. The economy would be booming right now. 09 would have been worse. But things would be much better.

  • ||

    When Sweden refuses to bail out Volvo, you know you've gone too far in bailing out your own.

  • ||

    Wasn't it Saab?

  • ||

    You are correct. Volvo had been bought by Ford years before.

    Still, the point stands.

  • ||

    FACTPWND

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    REFRSHPWND

  • ||

    What's that, a new Mountain Dew ad campaign?

  • ||

    IT'S EXTREME!

  • ||

    No, that would be XTRMREFRSHMNT!!1!

  • ||

    EPICPWNED!

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    PWNDPWND!

  • Whahappan?||

    PRNDLWND!

  • Gilbert Martin||

    " Without the (admittedly) crappy deal for taxpayers GM and dozens of its suppliers would not exist today"

    The suppliers would just be supplying more to the other manufactures who picked up GM's lost share of the car market.

    Most of them would still be around.

    But even it they weren't, so what?

    Companies go bankrupt and out of business all the time.

    Like Circuit City, for example.

    There is nothing "special" about GM or it's suppliers that makes any of them more "important" for the government to single out for rescue than all the Circuit City folks.

    The ONLY thing that made the difference is that Obama and the Dems wanted to save one of their major constituency groups - the UAW.

    That was what it was really all about.

  • Mike M.||

    My God, what in tarnation would we do if we didn't have those unwanted hundreds of thousands of unsold $45,000 electric cars with their exploding batteries sitting around at the dealers? That would have been the most hellish catastrophe for American and all of humanity since WWII.

  • ||

    If GM chapter 7ed, it wouldn't exist today.

    As for its suppliers, who can say?

    Here's the deal, shrike. Exactly as many cars would have been sold in the US without GM around. GM's capacity would have been absorbed by other car makers, who would have to buy just as many parts (and probably employ nearly as many people) as GM.

    There was very little benefit to the "general welfare" by keeping GM afloat. Instead, billions of dollars were transferred for the benefit of GM employees.

    So, fuck them.

  • shrike||

    So you agree with me that Romney is wrong.

    I have already conceded that the taxpayers got a raw deal (unless GM stock hits $52.)

    Romney is wrong - that is my point.

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    shrike, the taxpayers got a raw deal regardless of what GM stock does. The taxpayers funded the $50BB, and will never see a nickel of it no matter what. Anyone who refers to "the taxpayers" as party to, or potential beneficiary of, any bailout, is an idiot.

    What I was taking issue with is your regurgitation of the Dem talking point:

    Without the (admittedly) crappy deal for taxpayers . . . dozens of its suppliers would not exist today.

  • GW||

    Broken windows baby, broken windows!

  • ||

    What's gut for die Partei is good for the Vaterland.

  • Rev. Blue Moon ||

    Go full German, you wuss!

    Was ist gut für die Partei ist gut für das Vaterland
  • ||

    I never go full German. Last time someone did that, there was a bad war.

  • T||

    I don't think you can blame Vietnam entirely on Nixon and Kissinger.

  • ||

    The Frogs and the Gooks themselves started that whole mess.

    And how does Nixon get saddled with the blame for it when it was LBJ's war? That would be like people blaming Obama for Afghanistan or Iraq.

  • Loki||

    Last time shrike went full German he ended up staring in a German sheizer movie.

  • Ska||

    "Mom, if you were in a German scheisse video, you...you'd tell me, wouldn't you?"

  • Tman||

    He has more spine than Obama.

    Which, granted, isn't saying much but the GM bailout was bad for everyone but Obama and the Unions.

    Now I will go pay penance for wasting my time debating shriek.

  • Old Mexican||

    Re: shrike,

    GM was headed to liquidation


    And that's, like... bad!

    No one else [but the government] would have been crazy enough to pony up $50 billion.


    Yup, the government went crazy - with other people's money.

    So he was wrong for all the wrong reasons.


    Good to know, otherwise you would have to say he was wrong for all the right reasons - that is, he was wrong because he was rightly wrong.

  • Raston Bot||

    China to impose 13% anti-dumping duty on GM to retaliate for Obama's 35% Chinese tire tariff.

    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/.....falls.html

    We're gonna have us a trade war! And Romney eats this populist bad-for-everyone protectionism right up.

  • Matrix||

  • Canman||

    This could be the real story behind Obama's GM speech. If true, it IS good news.

    http://thinkprogress.org/romm/.....y-density/

  • Canman||

    Ronald Bailey, where are you?

  • ||

    Nudge us again when it becomes something other than vaporware.

  • Matrix||

    when will our cars run on dilithium crystals?

  • Loki||

    Nope, Unobtainium.

  • Canman||

    It does seem odd that the Center for American Progress gets a hold of this story on the same day that Obama makes his GM speech. If it pans out, he can use it to beat republicans over the head at election time. I don't agree with most of Obama's green policies, but this could be used to embarras Volt scoffers (including me).

  • Invisible Finger||

    The problem with the Volt isn't that it costs 2x more than a Prius, the problem is that it costs 2.5x more than a Prius.

  • RoboCain||

    I'll set a Prius on fire for 1.5X the cost of a Prius. Less if you provide the Prius.

  • Tesla President||

    Whew! Now we can get all those "Tesla brick" stories off our back. It will now only cost the owner $20,000 to resurrect the car.

  • Xenocles||

    The real story behind the Secret Service not letting Obama drive the Volt was that they were afraid it would catch fire.

  • Invisible Finger||

    When did Juan Pablo Montoya join the Secret Service?

  • cynical||

    Not until Dr. Manhattan gets involved. And Krugman can't wait that long to blow up NYC and blame it on aliens, or the recession might be over.

  • ||

    Yes, it's TECHNICALLY post meridiem, but can we please hold off on posting PM Links until later in the evening. It's bad enough I miss all the fun of Morning Links (e.g. congrats to Banjo and Sloopy) but by the time I get home most of the banter from PM links is over as well.

    I'm only able to send this now because my job mandates two fifteen minute breaks. Please, or as they say in Jeremy Lin's family... PREASE delay PM links for a few more hours Reason squirrels!

  • Sparky||

    Nobody likes the whiny westerners.

  • ||

    Live on the east coast. Just work at a shitty company that blocks blog sites and comment boards.

  • ||

    Tip: GET A REAL JOB

  • ||

    At times I wish I had never left the old one. All I did was scroll through H&R and Brickbats. Now I have so little time for Reason (drink!) that I don't even know if Brickbats still exists.

  • Ska||

    "Prease deray PM rinks."

    Amateur move right there man. That might have sunk your case.

  • Barney Frank||

    Stop making fun of the way I talk!

  • ||

    congrats to Banjo and Sloopy

    Ah, thanks generic. Want an evite to our wedding? So far none of you H&R bastards have RSVP'd. I hope to see at least one of you crazy fucks on our special day.

  • ||

    We are misanthropic shut-ins how have to resort to anonymous postings in a chat room to have any human interaction, what did you expect?

  • Were Arf?||

    Some of us are lycanthropic shut-ins, thank-you-very-much.

  • T||

    Hey, I sent y'all a present. What more do you want, for me to leave the basement?

  • ||

    Woohoo, brass chalices! Thanks T!

  • Auric Demonocles||

    I only RSVP to open bars. Also if I get an RSVP request.

  • ||

    What other type of bar is there? Email us and will send you an invite. That goes for the rest of yous.

  • ||

    Sloopy has already got mine, not that I can come.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    The legislature on Monday returned to the work of tweaking the state’s cumbersome alcohol laws to accommodate rule changes sought by restaurants, clubs and other retailers.

    The perennial excercise is derided by good government groups who say local liquor boards may be a more appropriate venue than the state legislature for many decisions.

    Just as long as someone else is controlling what businesses can offer customers.

  • Old Mexican||

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Five things ABC thinks Obama is soft on:

    5: Stimulus oversold.
    4: Bowing to royalty.
    3: Solyndra.
    2: Deficit not halved as promised.
    1: "If I don't have this done in three years, then there is going to be a one-term proposition."

    I watched the video so you don't have to.

  • HeroicMulatto||

    4: Bowing to royalty.

    I have to say that that does piss me off. Despite his global-hopping upbringing and anthropologist mom, he comes off as a pig-shit ignorant yokel when it comes to matters of protocol.

  • Xenocles||

    No shit. As head of state, he should not be doing anything that presents him as inferior to any other head of state.

  • ||

    Not to mention that we're top dog. Let's enjoy it while we've got it. Here, kiss my ring, bitch.

  • ||

    If I was president, it would be ugly American time - Hawaiian shirts, jeans, and a ceegar - when visiting other heads of state. Bow to the king? Fuck no, I'm an American!

  • ||

    Hell yes.

  • Auric Demonocles||

    We'll bow to you when you take back the Colonies.

  • ||

    President Libertate: Greeting the Queen in the U.S.: "Kneel before America."

    The Queen: "Don't be absurd, young man. We are royal."

    President Libertate: "Do it, or I'll annex your little country."

  • Bill Cody||

    Salute our flag, bitches!

  • Auric Demonocles||

    Kneel before the Lord Demonocles, or you shall be knelt.

  • Xenocles||

    I wouldn't bow most of the time anyway. Protocol is for official people. I don't salute heads of state unless I'm in my baby-killer uniform.

  • ||

    Uh, how about that behemoth he's married to who needs to waste asswads of money to start her eleventeenth vacation two days before him?

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Maybe ABC sees that as number six? More than likely, though, the Repugs won't touch that in the general campaign.

  • ||

    They will if they want to beat him. The ads write themselves.

  • cynical||

    That's PAC material. Too ugly for the candidates.

  • Fluffy||

    Eleventeenth?

    That's straight up racist, dude.

  • ||

    GM was headed to liquidation without the government providing debtor-in-possession financing.

    NTTAWWT

  • ||

  • Old Mexican||

    Napolitano calls Mexico's drug war a "success."


    Narrator: Madam Napolitano - the anti-drug policies pursued by the American and Mexican authorities in Mexico has lead to almost 40,000 deaths since 2006, an increase in criminal activity ranging from extorsion to kidnapping and human trafficking; very little growth in the small business sector out of fear, and a government rife with corruption in all levels. What will you do now?

    Napolitano: I'm going to Disneyland!

  • iowalurker||

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/.....story.html

    Feds plan to kill barred owls to save spotted owls.

  • Old Mexican||

    To save the imperiled spotted owl, the Obama administration is moving forward with a controversial plan to shoot barred owls, a rival bird that has shoved its smaller cousin aside.


    Natural selection by decree, bitches!

  • RoboCain||

    They both taste like chicken.

  • Loki||

    Only because the machines couldn't figure out what to make chicken taste like.

  • Old Mexican||

    In other news: White Imbecile claims he is an animal and has the empirical evidence to prove it.

  • DK||

    I knew you were bull-shitting us by claiming those animals were Romney and Santorum in your above link:

    Old Mexican|2.28.12 @ 4:52PM|
    Romney and Santorum in a dead heat.

    Which one is WI?

  • Old Mexican||

    He's this one after a taste of his beloved "original affluent society."

  • SIV||

    Good to know we reclaimed the homeland. Now where is my casino?

  • HeroicMulatto||

    I dunno...sounds a little bit like 1421 to me.

  • SIV||

    Only these people have evidence and credentials and their findings confirm what "many people knew for quite some time" but didn't want to be lumped in with loons and hoaxers like Menzies, for example.

  • ||

    GM and dozens of its suppliers would not exist today.

    Preposterous hogwash; typical Progressive Chicken-Littleism.

    Nobody but our genius Venture-Capitalist-in-Chief would have had the wisdom or foresight to recognise the very real existence of valuable parts of GM; nobody would have ever thought to swoop in and snap up the Corvette division, or GMC Trucks.

    You're pathetic, Shreeeek.

  • Libber with a Grudge||

    Shoot my dog. Please.

  • Old Mexican||

    DoJ reviews complaints about NYPD spying on Muslim children.


    Especially the pretty ones...

    (Creeeepy...)

  • RoboCain||

    So which should I watch?

    The Catechism Cataclysm http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1772371/
    Deviation http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1785353/

  • RoboCain||

    5 Star Day http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1325743/
    Machine Gun Preacher http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1586752/

    (had to split it up because of the two link limit)

  • sticks||

    Machine Gun Preacher. Unless machine gun is some kinda metaphor.

  • ||

    I hope to see at least one of you crazy fucks on our special day.

    In Vegas?

    You might as well have had the damn wedding in Gary, Indiana.

  • ||

    I was there on business once. I'd thought about going back to see Penn & Teller, but they conveniently and unexpectedly showed up here last month.

  • ||

    They should try to get married at the Slammer. Penn could preside. He's a big fan of Hit & Run.

  • ||

    We're doing it at the Riviera, man. The same place Ann Margaret got married,and the room they used for the wedding scene in Casino.

    And we will be seeing Penn and Teller that weekend. Perhaps someone AT REASON could help us out with some VIP treatment since we got screwed on those "enhancements" we donated money for.

  • ||

    Dude. Get married at the Slammer. Surely someone here has some ties to Penn.

  • ||

    Surely someone here has some ties to Penn.

    Yeah, right. And even if they did, do you think they'd waste them on me? Banjos, sure. She's cool and sexy and has 34-DD's on a size 4 frame. But I'm an asshole nobody wants to hook up.

  • ||

    I believe Penn likes bosoms. You have two ins, now. Libertarianism, tits, and Hit & Run. Three ins.

  • ||

    Libertarianism, tits, and Hit & Run. Three ins.

    Wouldn't that technically count as four ins?

  • ||

    And an almost fanatical devotion to the Pope.

  • ||

    He's doing that Penn's Sunday School thing now, too, so maybe he'd conduct the service. Go to the site and make the suggestion.

  • RoboCain||

    Since you mentioned it, she grew those herself?

  • ||

    "They're real and they're spectacular."

  • ||

    Banjos, talk some sense into sloppyinca. Penn. The Slammer. It's perfect.

  • ||

    And he'll love the crazy libertarians meeting on Hit & Run angle.

  • ||

    Well as soon as we get his e-mail address, we'll beg him to let us have it out there. Anyone on here got an inside track to him?

  • ||

    I don't have it, but one option is to just publicly ask at the Sunday School website. Or find Goudeau's e-mail address and work through him.

  • ||

    That sounds an awful lot like work. Couldn't someone else do it as some sort of wedding present?*

    *Seeing as only a few of you seem to know how to open this site, our expectations are low.

  • ||

    I'm disappointed by the lack of sex toys and interracial pornography on that list.

  • ||

    Dude, it's Amazon.

    Besides, sex toys are for guys who need sex toys. And I don't need sex toys.

  • ||

    Besides, sex toys are for guys who need sex toys. And I don't need sex toys.

    OK, so you're good with the interracial porn. Noted for future gift giving.

  • el Commentariosa||

    You are registered? My manservant Philipe has been tardy in his assigned websurfing tasks. I shall dock his pay accordingly.

  • jimmy hat||

  • ||

    sloopy--sorry.

  • RoboCain||

    Good for you. I can't say I'm a fan of huge tits, but huge fake tits are just awful.

  • kilroy||

    [Photographic Evidence Needed]

  • RoboCain||

    I don't get the comparison.

  • ||

    I guess it's an inside joke. And by "inside," I mean inside his head only.

    Can you grant some insight, Brooksie?

  • ||

    If you get away from The Strip, there are parts of Vegas almost as nice as Phoenix.

  • Sevo||

    And almost as nice as Cleveland.

  • ||

    ::spit take::

  • ||

    When I was there, I drove out to see some of the sights--Valley of Fire, Red Rock Canyon, that sort of thing.

  • ||

    I spent a year on the periphery of Phoenix going to business school.

    It's not the most awesome place I have ever lived.

  • ||

    ASU? In lovely Tempe? I've been there. Flew in during a monsoon. In fact, I've been rained on every time I've visited a desert in the U.S. Explain that to me.

  • ||

    Explain that to me.

    Something to do with city-statism, IIRC.

  • ||

    Gosh, you don't think I caused the rain by flying into these desert towns, do you?

  • ||

    I remember as a little girl waking up before dawn to perform a rain dance while circling around an effigy we desert dwellers made of you the night before, oh great god of falling water.

  • ||

    Really? How awesome is that! I thought the people in Palm Springs were kind of deferential to me, as I walked through the pouring rain.

  • Auric Demonocles||

    Global warming.

  • ||

    Oh, right.

    Banjos, false alarm. I'm not a minor deity, after all.

  • ||

    Dammit! So many wasted virgins and goats.

  • ||

    Trust me, I'm more upset than you are. There goes my ten million dollar mansion!

  • EDG reppin' LBC||

    My friend Dan "The Ogre" has a perpetual thunder cloud which hovers about 80 feet above his left shoulder at all times. Do you work for Ernst & Young? Maybe you are on his team, and travelled on business to the desert with him?

  • Old Mexican||

    Art Cartney's great response to Annie Leonard's The Story of Broke (the same gal who narrates The Story of Stuff.)

  • RoboCain||

    I read that as "Art Carney".

  • Old Mexican||

    It's actually Art Carden. Sorry.

    I need coffee.

  • shrike||

    Olympia Snowe (R) will not seek reelection - she done been Tea-Bagged!

  • ||

    Good. Fuck her and her big-government solutions to everything.

  • ||

    grant some insight

    "My mother? Lemme tell you about my mother."

  • ||

    Easy, Leon.

  • Ska||

    What part of Midnight Madness is that from?

    FAGABEFE

  • ||

    Remember that shithead cop in Spokane that got his job back plus 2 years of back pay because his alcoholism was a "disease"? Well, it looks like the city council finally got it's head out of it's ass and rejected the settlement.*

    *BTW, the hit and run and DUI were both dropped in a sweet-ass plea deal that no non-cop would ever have been offered.

    **If he's reinstated, will the fact that Washington State considers alcoholism is a disease mean everybody else will have their charges reduced and the stain of a DUI offense removed from their record?

  • kilroy||

    **LOL

  • Rhet Orical||

    So. Where's John?

  • RoboCain||

  • ||

    And another odd story from the Pacific Northwest where some of the facts just don't seem to add up.

  • el Commentariosa||

    WAIT A MINUTE
    How do we know this wedding isn't a sham invented by rectal to have us all gather in one place for easy murder?

  • ||

    You DON'T.

    BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!

  • Arf?||

    Any plan requiring the lot of us to be social is doomed to failure.

  • EDG reppin' LBC||

    My wife and I, Hugh Akston, Banjos, and Sloopy all met for drinks last Friday here in Long Beach. Banjos and Sloopy are real people, really getting married. Don't worry, it's totally legit. Nice people. Should be fun!

  • Metazoan||

    Ah! All you west-coasters. Is there no representation from the Mid-Atlantic, maybe ~100mi radius from NYC?

  • ||

    Mysterious 'Dog-Headed Pig Monster' Terrorizes Africa

    http://news.yahoo.com/mysterio.....01898.html

  • Fluffy||

    Rather has an alibi for time periods when she's posting here.

  • ||

    How sad is this: BO is running against "uncommitted" in the Dem primary in MI and only getting 87% so far.

  • ||

    "Romney and Santorum in a dead heat"

    No. It's DRY heat...here in AZ, they're in a DRY heat...

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