Filed under: Art, Entertainment, Free Markets, Freedom, Heartwarming, Humor, Japan | Tags: Advertising, At it's Best, Honda
Advertising that makes you pay attention! Very, very , very clever.
Filed under: Democrat Corruption, Election 2016, History, Humor, News of the Weird, Politics, Progressivism | Tags: Too Easy?, Funny Picture, First Woman President?
Filed under: Pop Culture, Humor, Health Care, Entertainment, Intelligence, Women | Tags: Turlington's Lower-Back Tattoo Remover, Changing Fashions, Permanent Mistakes
(h/t: Bird Dog@Maggie’s Farm)
Filed under: Foreign Policy, Humor, National Security, Politics, The United States | Tags: Carly Fiorina, Donald Trump, Insults and Humor, Republicans
Among his many intemperate remarks, Donald Trump chose to insult Carly Fiorina. Why not, he’s turned his insults on everybody else. He said something to the effect of “Look at that face. Could you vote for somebody with a face like that for president?” This may not be completely correct as I’m not looking it up. But never mind, Carly can take care of herself.
Smart commercial, and really puts the Donald in his place. Can you imagine having Trump as president, insulting our allies around the world, and remarking on how stupid other world leaders are?
Filed under: Domestic Policy, Humor, Democrat Corruption, Unemployment, Free Markets | Tags: Republicans, Democrats, The Difference
OLD STORY, WORTH REPEATING:
A Republican and a Democrat were walking down the street when they came to a homeless person. The Republican gave the homeless person his business card and told him to come to his business for a job. He then took twenty dollars out of his pocket and gave it to the homeless person.
The Democrat was very impressed, and when they came to another homeless person, he decided to help. He walked over to the homeless person and gave him directions to the welfare office. He then reached into the Republican’s pocket and got out twenty dollars. He kept $15 for administrative fees and gave the homeless person five.
Now you understand the difference between Republicans & Democrats.
Filed under: Blogging, Cool Site of the Day, Election 2008, Election 2016, Humor, Politics | Tags: Good Humor, John Flowers, McSweeney's
Through the Ages
By Jonathan Flowers
The ancestry of Donald Trump stretches back to the Ancient World. Listen, as several of Trump’s forebears recount some of the most famous moments in history.
The Death of Julius Caesar
So this is, maybe, a week after the Ides of March. I’m in Rome. I got a new coliseum there. Great coliseum. I build a lot them. Make a lot of money. Very successful.
So I’m in Rome. And Brutus and his cabal ask me to say a few words about Caesar. Really, begging me to say something about him. And Brutus is an honorable guy. So, I’m like, “Sure. Whatever.”
But then right before my speech, Brutus comes up to me — he’s real nervous, Brutus — and he says, “Whatever you do in your speech, don’t blame me for Caesar’s death.”
The whole thing is here, and Funny! He captures “the Donald” to perfection.
(h/t: Powerline, and thanks)
Filed under: Energy, Environment, Global Warming, Humor, Junk Science, Politics, Science/Technology | Tags: Preparing for Paris, Scary Headlines, Save the World
There is a big global Climate Change meeting in Paris, in December. The propaganda designed to ramp up enthusiasm or terror, as the case may be, will increase. A story by Larry Kummer at”Watts Up With That” reminds us of some of the excess in preparation for the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference in December of 2009 to prepare us for what to expect. Clearly, the end is near and time is running out.
(1) “President ‘has four years to save Earth’” says climate scientist James Hansen in The Guardian, 17 January 2009.
(2) “Global warming has reached a ‘defining moment,’ Prince Charles warns” in The Telegraph, 12 March 2009. “The world has “less than 100 months” to save the planet.
(4) “Just 96 months to save world, says Prince Charles” in The Independent. 9 July 2009. “If the world failed to heed his warnings then we all faced the ‘nightmare that for so many of us now looms on the horizon’.”
(5) “Five years to save world from climate change, says WWF“, Australian Broadcasting Company, 18 October 2009 — Excerpt…
“Karl Mallon, a scientist with Climate Risk and one of the key authors of the report, says 2014 has been calculated as the point at which there is no longer enough time to develop the industries that can deliver a low carbon economy. ‘The point of no return,’ he said.
“’If we wait until past 2014 or that’s what modelling shows, then simply put, it will be impossible for industries to grow to the scale that has to be achieved in the time that is available.’”
(6) “Gordon Brown said negotiators had 50 days to save the world from global warming and break the “impasse”.“, BBC, 19 October 2009. Brown was the UK PM.
A good time was had by all in picturesque Copenhagen, an expense account-funded vacation with their peers. Journalists evaluated the meeting as a failure. The world was not saved, but continued on in its ongoing pause of 18 years and 7 months of an absence of any warming to worry about. Never fear.
Western Morning News: 18 July, 2015: “His Royal Highness (Prince Charles) warns that we have just 35 years to save the planet from catastrophic climate change.”