Monthly Archives: October 2011

“Andrews is little more than a few crisscrossed roads in the middle of the desert, wrapped around a…”

October 26th, 2011 by Joshua Skaroff
“Andrews is little more than a few crisscrossed roads in the middle of the desert, wrapped around a couple of gas stations and Mexican restaurants and populated by tough blue-collar workers hunkered down in modest little sun-cooked houses. If you can grasp this little working-class neck of Texas lending a Dallas billionaire $75 million so that he can keep 90 percent of the revenue from a dangerous nuclear-waste dump that runs without any real regulatory oversight, all while paying no school taxes, then you’ve begun to understand what Rick Perry’s America might look like.”

- Rick Perry: The Best Little Whore In Texas | Matt Taibbi | Rolling Stone

Decades Old Calvin and Hobbes Strip Succinctly Explains Occupy…

October 21st, 2011 by Joshua Skaroff


Decades Old Calvin and Hobbes Strip Succinctly Explains Occupy Wall Street Movement

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“To rid the world of Osama bin Laden, Anwar al-Awlaki and Moammar Qaddafi within six months: if Obama…”

October 20th, 2011 by Joshua Skaroff
“To rid the world of Osama bin Laden, Anwar al-Awlaki and Moammar Qaddafi within six months: if Obama were a Republican, he’d be on Mount Rushmore by now.”

- A Tale Of Two Presidents - Andrew Sullivan

“A big percentage of the Republicans that were elected this time came here to do zero, and…”

October 14th, 2011 by Joshua Skaroff
“A big percentage of the Republicans that were elected this time came here to do zero, and that’s what they’ve done.”

- Transportion Secretary and former Republican congressman Ray LaHood

nprfreshair: At Jim Henson’s funeral, the Muppets (and their…

October 2nd, 2011 by Peter Slutsky


nprfreshair:

At Jim Henson’s funeral, the Muppets (and their human handlers) sang his favorite songs. I found this a few days ago and cannot stop watching it. [Related: Frank Oz on Fresh Air]