Thursday, September 30, 2010
So the Feds don't like the font of NYC street signs, and are making them change them, ALL OF THEM, to the tune of $27.5 million!
I guess NY has money to burn.
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Dukakis told aides to President Obama that Republicans “want to go back and do exactly what got us in this mess in the first place.”
“It seems to me there has to be a single message coming from Democrats, from the president on down,” Dukakis said. “We’ve got to pound that message as hard as can from now until November.”
And next week, Amy Carter will be visiting Iran to discuss nuclear disarmament.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
And can someone tell me why our public schools are the way they are?
"Waiting for 'Superman' " -- the heartbreaking documentary about America's failed education system -- was a surprise box-office superhero over the weekend, raking in more money per theater than any other new release.
It opened in only four theaters -- two in Manhattan and two in LA -- where it averaged a huge $35,000 per screen. That was the biggest per-screen gross over the weekend and one of the best openings ever for a documentary.
Friday, September 24, 2010
You want a cell phone and free minutes, all paid by taxpayers? NO PROBLEM!
If you are receiving any of the following, TODAY IS YOUR LUCKY DAY!
•Federal Public Housing Assistance / Section 8
•Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
•Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
•Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
•Crisis Intervention Program
Now just go to the web-site and sign-up!
Sunday, September 19, 2010
"I need everybody here to go back to your neighborhoods, and your workplaces, to your churches, and barbershops, and beauty shops. Tell them we have more work to do. Tell them we can't wait to organize. Tell them that the time for action is now,"
Churches, barbershops and beauty shops?
Gee, why not go full-blown stereo-typical and throw in there, rim shops, carwashes, Bojangles, and prisons?
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Thursday, September 9, 2010
People have a constitutional right to burn a Koran if they want to, but doing so is insensitive and an unnecessary provocation –
Sarah Palin hits the nail on the head.
I believe that one of the big reasons people give for not burning the Koran is a fear of Muslims throughout the world responding. And these people are saying that they are not afraid of that.
We have seen, time and time again, that westerners step back when threatened by Muslims in this fashion. That we are afraid of them and their religious zeal. But the more we retreat in the face of their threats of violence, and their actual violence, the more it emboldens them.
Please note that I am not advocating the burning of the Koran, but rather pointing out that our deference to their religious preferences, while they show none to ours, is likely to harm us in the long run.