Memo to anyone reposting that “and it’s MERRY CHRISTMAS, not Happy Holidays” whine: If you’re doing it as a religious assertion, remember that (as the interminable song tells us) there are 11 other days involved in the Christmas season, making “Happy Holidays” totally valid. And if you’re posting it to be exclusionary or not-so-subtly racist, […]
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20091017/ap_on_re_us/us_interracial_rebuff;_ylt=AsXJMRouCNtzsaoU0NnR2QNH2ocA;_ylu=X3oDMTE1Zzdsa3Y0BHBvcwM0BHNlYwN5bi1jaGFubmVsBHNsawNtYW5zaGFsdG9maW4- You can love him or hate him (though hatred seems an irrational reaction), but <i>this</i>; is the main reason Barack Obama is a good thing for America: <i>Louisiana's governor and a U.S. senator joined Friday in calling for the ouster of a local official who refused to marry an interracial couple, saying his actions clearly […]
http://movies.nytimes.com/movie/review?_r=1&res=9500EED71439F93AA35754C0A961958260 I’m no fan of Spike Lee, the movie director, but Spike Lee, the documentarian, is a force to be reckoned with. This is the second of his documentaries that I’ve watched, and it’s the second that has completely devastated me. Four Little Girls introduces us to the victims of the Birmingham church bombing via […]
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090610/ap_on_re_us/us_holocaust_museum_shooting_42 Proving that age does not provide wisdom, an 88-year old neo-Nazi killed a Holocaust Museum guard. One of the quotes from the article stood out: Ashley Camp, 14, of Forsyth, Ill., on a field trip with more than 40 other students, said she heard two or three gunshots. Soon after, she recalled, a security […]
http://www.mountainhomeplace.com/jocko.htm Undocumented history = an explanation full of crap.
Student Invents Solar-Powered Fridge for Developing Countries | Inhabitat – Green Design Will Save the World
http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/01/12/solar-powered-fridge-by-emily-cummins I’ll leave the thumb-up for the fact that this is still an amazingly useful tool, but she’s as much the inventor of this solar fridge as Pat Boone was the inventor of his R&B rip-off songs. I suppose her true appeal (apart from being photogenic and having that patronizingly exclamatory “girl inventor!” label that […]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_International_Jew Henry Ford: American industrialist, automobile developer, raging anti-Semite. That last point on the resume was news to me.
http://www.680news.com/news/entertainment/article.jsp?content=e112091A Kramer loses it, and not in the usual laugh-getting way. In fact, quite the opposite: Michael Richards said Monday he spewed racial epithets during a stand-up comedy routine because he lost his cool while being heckled and not because he’s a bigot. “For me to be at a comedy club and flip out and […]
http://news.yahoo.com/s/eo/20060825/en_tv_eo/19855 Wow. I knew Rush Limbaugh was an asshole, but I had no concept of how flaming a turd he really is. In reaction to Survivor‘s racial segregation – a hamfisted publicity stunt if ever anyone saw one – the pill-poppin’ racist had this to extrude: Right-wing mouthpiece Rush Limbaugh, always keen to wax bluntly […]