Category Archives: Trhough Teh Looking Glass

Bit of a kerfluddle in Garland TX

and more… Apparently it was over this: American Freedom Defense Initiative [Pamela Geller, President] held an event inside the building where caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad were being displayed. Followers of Islam deem that any physical depiction of the prophet – even a positive one – is blasphemous. Pamela Geller, the organizer of the event [...]

ToDaZeD Civilized Behavior 101

urban residents -vs- those who live in the real world This is a little part of Joshua Tree Park, just south of 29 Palms. Exquisite, ain’t it? Andre Saraiva [known by his fans as Mr. Andre and Mr. A.] is an internationally known graffiti artist. He owns nightclubs in Paris and New York, works as [...]

Interesting Political Move…

fire up the daquri machine and pop that corn [Obama:] Point number three, there’s no excuse for the kind of violence that we saw yesterday. It is counterproductive. When individuals get crowbars and start prying open doors to loot, they’re not protesting, they’re not making a statement — they’re stealing. When they burn down a [...]

“What difference, at this point, does it make !?!”

what difference, in the future, will it make? You’ve heard about Peter Schweizer’s new book [due out in May] “Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich”? It’s already forced a response out of the H> Campaign: ”right-wing attacks” … “ backed by a [...]

ToDaZeD CA *facepalm*

and preposterous faux erudition .Gov Jerry Brown tweeted this: “Out here, you never know what you’ll run into. #Anne’sNotFondOfRattlesnakes.” [Anne is his WifeyPoo] When asked if the snake was dead, Brown’s spokesweasel replied, “res ipsa loquitur.” A phrase that sounds learnéd and erudite but is actually used in tort law used by ambulance chasers slip [...]

He who pays the piper calls the tune

dance, peon, dance [WSJ] The board of the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation has decided to continue accepting donations from foreign governments, primarily from six countries, even though Hillary Clinton is running for president, a summary of the new policy to be released Thursday shows. The rules would permit donations from Australia, Canada, Germany, [...]

Morning After…

hangover? Treasury collected $1,416,555,440,000 in taxes… …surpasses last year’s record through April 15 by $61,345,560,000—or 4.3 percent… …[since 2009] increased by $228,377,820,000—or 18.3 percent…. … $1,223,936,000,000 came in income and employment taxes… $36,054,000,000 came from individual income taxes that were paid directly. $166,553,000,000 came from corporate income taxes. $41,970,000,000 came from excise taxes. $5,006,000,000 came [...]

“Super-relatable”

Hill-Larrity !!1! This is the image Hill-Larrity !!1! *chose* to promote by naming her campaign van “Scooby”. Arguably better than what others could have named it like, DeathStar, Dray of Deceit, Coach of Contempt, Cankle Wagon, BenghaziBus, … But, really, What difference at this point does it make?Mobile… I wondered if there were any clues [...]

ToDaZeD CA *facepalm*

g’head; laff — As goes CA, so goes The Nation [CAGov Jerry] Brown said, “This executive order is done under emergency power. It has the force of law. Executive Order :: The Force Of LAW. ”… It affects people’s — how long they stay in the shower. …” …a bit personal, doncha think? “People should [...]

Polls are Tools

their point is to create public opinion Also see: Preference Cascade — when people who believed they were alone in their beliefs who suddenly find out that they are part of a much larger group. The opposite is also true. When people are sure of the sensibleness of their views then are swamped by media [...]