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The emperor is naked and even he concedes it

The US has started its military offensive against Libya. Incidentally, the latter is an oil rich country ruled by a dictator who is not America’s puppet. Sound familiar? Hint: 1991 and 2003. In fact, the whole offensive has bipartisan support. So it’s fair to say that there are very few within the government (including the

Pat Robertson, Explained

Pat Robertson is no stranger to controversies, and uncomfortably so. He has been called everything from ‘loathsome’ to ‘philanthropist’. The latest in his never ending list of quivering diatribe is his assertion is the people of Haiti are ‘cursed’ because they made a ‘pact with the devil’. His previous such statements include concurring that 9/11 happened because of ACLU, the abortionists, the pagans, the feminists and the LGBT community, and that hurricane Katrina was God’s punishment for America’s sins. Of course, The Onion has been generous enough to have its own additions it this!

One is forced to wonder: why is Pat Robertson saying such things knowing fully well that he is hurting people through his statements and hate? There has to be a logical explanation for it, and I think I have found one. My explanation is based on three important assumptions: (a) Pat Robertson believes that Jesus died for everyone’s sins, (b) he believes that the end times is near, and (c) he is a capitalist.

US Death Penalty Sans An Intellectual Argument

On October 23rd, 2009, the American Law Institute(ALI)  resolved to withdraw Section 210.6 of the Model Penal Code (MPC). The official copy of the resolution (proposed on April 15, 2009) is available here (in PDF). Why is this important? Simply because peeling back the obfuscating legalese reveals that this resolution has effectively demolished the intellectual

TSA is like a Chihuahua

Indeed, TSA is much like the Chihuahua that Jeff Dunham talks about in the opening act of his “Spark of Insanity” tour. The sketch goes something like this [source]: “I figured out size does matter in the canine brain. Bill – golden retriever – very smart animal. When he was a puppy and I had