Friday, February 24, 2012

Shockingly Honestest Quote du Jour CLXXXIV

I used to be a conservative, and I watch these debates and I’m wondering, I don’t think I’ve changed, but it’s a little troubling sometimes when people are appealing to people’s fears and emotion rather than trying to get them to look over the horizon for a broader perspective, and that’s kind of where we are.

-- Jeb Bush

Maybe it's not too late to legally change his last name??

[Source:  Joe Klein via Andrew Sullivan.]

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

A Fat Tuesday Lament

Oh, gin: I will miss you...until Jesus brings you back on the besotted wings of cherubim or somesuch.

But we still have tonight....

Monday, February 20, 2012

As Seen on the Twitter XLVI

Today is President's Day when our nation recognizes that we only demand non-white Presidents show us their papers.
Feb 20 via Facebook Favorite Retweet Reply

Friday, February 17, 2012

As Seen on the Twitter XLV

"They're all dudes, grandma." - @senatorboxer's 16 y/o grandson looking at photo of #issacircus all-male panel.
Feb 17 via web Favorite Retweet Reply

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Awesomest Image du Jour CLXXIII

Long-lost friend Gaston is at it again...taking ├╝ber-excellent photographs wherever he goes.  This one comes via his current wanderings around Antarctica:

I ask you:  what is cuter than a snoozy seal?

[Image source via Gaston's Twitter account:  @gastonlacombe.]

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

As Seen on the Twitter XLIV

Dear Bigots: You lose again. Signed, The 21st Century.
Feb 07 via Twitter for iPad Favorite Retweet Reply

A federal court in California said no to H8 today.