Thursday, September 22, 2011

Monday, September 12, 2011

We're Fracked

Hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," is a method of extracting oil and natural gas deposits from rock. In short, it involves injecting water, sand, and other things into rock to break it up, so as to allow for recovery of fossil fuels. The oil industry tells us it is safe and clean, and will provide all the energy we need for like eleventy billion years, and will also put and end to puppy death.

That's It, South Dakota!

I'm waiting to get my new work computer set up, so I dug up this old draft post to share. The links are old, but the point remains: South Dakota's House comes up with some kraaaaazeeee things.

Friday, September 9, 2011

Post-Speech Economics

I need to be productive today, so I'll commend you to the following three things:

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Right On Target, So Direct

[via Balloon Juice]

"His total liberation from the constraints of reason give Perry a chance to represent the Republican id in a way Romney simply cannot match."
That's just a beautiful turn of phrase.

Jon Chait, FTW.

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Answer The Question, Jerk!

You Get Enough Germs to Catch Pneumonia

This post is a bit dated now, as the debt ceiling issue is past us. However, the central question remains: How in the world can anyone vote Republican on the national level? I'm serious, if you have even the slightest inkling to vote for whoever emerges from the tragedy that is and will be the GOP primary process, how the f*ck can you justify that choice?

Friday, September 2, 2011

Honey, Yours Just Isn't Very Good

I lack the technical savvy to make the dub, but watch the following, replacing the word "coffee" with the word "vagina." It doesn't work on every clip, but when it does, it is guaranteed fun for all.