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“…waterboarding jihadis should be an Olympic sport.”

25 Feb

Perhaps Quote of the Decade…

Quote of the day

…the discussion turned to Zero Dark Thirty in the question-and-answer period. Klavan pronounced the quote of the day in his comments: “I personally believe that waterboarding jihadis should be an Olympic sport.”

There are probably some other events we could add…

Power Line

My Prius is expensive, underpowered and not really all that green….

7 Jan

but we got Free Parking…

Los Angeles Yanks Plug on Free Parking for Electric Cars

That was a huge reason why I bought the car in the first place,” says the 35-year-old Santa Monica, Calif., postproduction company executive, whose car qualifies for free parking for up to a month at a time in two of LAX’s most convenient—and costly—short-term lots.

Other than that, he says his ride is “expensive, underpowered and not really all that green,” because it can run just 12 miles on electricity before switching to gas…”

John Anthony DiCiaccio, a 37-year-old engineer for Southwest Airlines who bought a plug-in Toyota Prius partly because of the parking incentive, was distraught this week to read the flier left on his car warning that the free parking would be coming to an end.

He says he’s still hopeful the airport could reverse course. “I know in my mind that this can’t last forever, but I’m just crossing my fingers.”

Liberals are so cute…hope springs eternal

And here we thought the idea was all about saving the planet…

If electric-vehicle drivers were to completely fill both lots that are free to them, the airport could lose $120,000 a day, totaling $44 million a year.

WSJ via Junk Science

Sticking it to the Millionaires!

2 Jan

Obama is REALLY going after those millionaires and billionaires under his fiscal cliff plan…

‘Fiscal Cliff’ Deal Also Doles Out Millions for Hollywood, Railroads, Rum Producers

The mix of tax perks covering the next year, but with budget implications for the next two years includes everything from incentives for employers to hire veterans to incentives for employers to invest in mine safety. But it also includes these:

$430 million for Hollywood through “special expensing rules” to encourage TV and film production in the United States.  Producers can expense up to $15 million of costs for their projects.

$331 million for railroads by allowing short-line and regional operators to claim a tax credit up to 50 percent of the cost to maintain tracks that they own or lease

$222 million for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands through returned excise taxes collected by the federal government on rum produced in the islands and imported to the mainland.

Because NOTHING says the “99%” like movie stars, railroad tycoons and distillers on the Virgin Islands.

ABC News

US Culture Wars – Hipster vs Gun…

21 Dec

Why do school shooters look more like” Neo” than “John McLean”…?

After Connecticut: the myth of America’s ‘gun culture’

Clearly, there’s something other than ‘gun culture’ going on here. There must be other ‘cultures’ at play, ones which have their roots in something newer than the Second Amendment. Those cultures, to my mind, are today’s profound culture of atomisation, which can have the effect of wrenching individuals from the communities they live in and from the social and moral norms that once governed everyday life, and the destabilising culture of fear, whose treatment of every school shooting as an epoch-defining event which destroys American values does nothing to quell such acts of violence, and in fact could act as an unwitting invitation to other loners who want to make a massive impact and hold the modern world to ransom.

“…Them, rednecks, whose gun lust is apparently poisoning even decent, middle-class America, places like Connecticut. Yet a closer look at the school-shooting phenomenon might reveal that it is more a product of the very modern, even liberal-promoted cultures of individual identity and fear-stoking, than it is the fault of Texans or Moloch.”

Spiked

Jamie Foxx, Loves Obama, Hates White People…

10 Dec

Foxx is a racist asshole – but if you’re a black Democrat racist asshole you can still get work on NBC…

“I kill all the white people in the movie. How great is that?”

But Barak Obama is his Lord and Savior…

The last funny black comedian was Bill Cosby…

 

 

 

Now That the Dems Have Re-Defined Marriage…

12 Sep

What’s next on the list?

Who gives a shit if people judge you?  I’m not saying this is an absolute but in a way, if you’re not having kids — who gives a damn?  Love who you want.  Isn’t that what we say?  Gay marriage — love who you want?  If it’s your brother or sister it’s super-weird, but if you look at it, you’re not hurting anybody except every single person who freaks out because you’re in love with one another.”

 

PETA and the SPCA better buckle up….

Fox News

Hollywood – Hate and Rage

28 Aug

What is it with so-called celebrities and Twitter?

Heterophobe Ellen Barkin;  She retweeted the message of one of her followers that read: “C’mon #Isaac! Wash every pro-life, anti-education, anti-woman, xenophobic, gay-bashing, racist SOB right into the ocean! #RNC ” Barkin did not express any disagreement in her retweet.

Racist Samuel L. Jackson: Jackson said in a profanity-filled tweet that he was “not understanding God’s plan” given the fact that the storm was not disrupting the Republican gathering. “Unfair s—,” the Oscar-nominated actor known for his colorful language said on Twitter.

“GOP spared by Isaac! NOLA prolly f—– again!”

Are these goofs still making movies? Barkin is OK from the neck down – apparently the xenophobe irony is lost on her, Jackson peaked in Pulp Fiction, but we always suspected he was a racist…

Makes sense to dis over half the movie going population…

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