In the first five years of the Iraq war, Asian-Americans were 1 percent of our...– Pat Buchanan, white supremacist, attempting to make some kind of argument but coming across as incredibly racist (this is because he is.) I’d also love to remind my readers that Pat still has a job at the liberal MSNBC, while Keith, Cenk and others do not. The quote was lifted from kos’...
Anonymous asked: you are so cute and adorable and smart, your humor in your posts, ah i can't take it! i just want to hug you!
Hmm, books critically analyzing the legitimacy of religion are “pretty...– A YouTube commenter/ Hitchens enthusiast on Terry Eagleton, a man described as “someone widely regarded as the most influential contemporary literary critic and theorist in the English-speaking world.” - This is from a video titled Terry Eagleton slams Christopher Hitchens. YouTube...
Ivy League Fooled: How America's Top Colleges... →
infoneer-pulse: It turns out the Ivy League’s racial diversity stats are only half the story. People in search of egalitarianism at places like Harvard and Columbia shouldn’t just be asking what color students are, but where they’re from, too. Call it the Ivy League’s dirty little secret: While America’s most elite colleges do in fact make it a point to promote ethnic diversity on their...
But in the end, I think that both of them provide the only check we have against...– A blogger complaining about journalistic ethics who used to write under the name “Jane Galt”, now works over at The Atlantic, finds the liberal media worrisome, and looks towards “experts” at Cato/ Reason for what I refer to as vapid, uninspiring, mutually mastubatory...
James Watson's Personal Genome Sequence →
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digitalpidgin-deactivated201112 asked: do you seriously think David Harvey doesn't understand econ? you're fucking crazy, man.
I have a friend who read this in the original German.– A hipster at a Berkeley book store as he picked a copy of some book written by Hegel and proceeded to excitedly read aloud before I told him to shut his mouth.
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latimes: latimes: Do you have a 9/11 story you’d like to submit to The Times? You can submit it to our Tumblr, along with photos, videos and links. We’re getting some great submissions. Don’t worry, we’re not not publishing them, we just have to prep them for posting (meaning, we have to record the contact information but delete them from the text). Thanks for submitting, and if you haven’t...
This whole Jewish world, comprising a single exploiting sect, a kind of blood...– Mikhail Bakunin issuing some of his criticisms suspicions of Marx.
What's your favorite song right now?
I just finished reading God is Not Great & The God...
I’m ready to challenge 2,000 years worth of scholarship on the subject of religion (all religions) now.
Centuries from now, the moment you heard this song...
A sign of how AlJazeera English has changed: Before “Operation Cast Lead” in...– An anonymous source (“Middle East-based journalist”) sent this to As’ad AbuKhalil, The Angry Arab (via darling80m) Well AJE has to compromise it’s integrity as well if it wants to be picked up by US American cable/ satellite providers, this is not exclusive to Fox News, CNN and MSNBC.
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They hate this country. They wrap themselves in the flag, but they hate America...– Ex-Evangelical (Frank Schaeffer) Denounces Michele Bachmann & Calls Christian Reconstructionist Politics “Anti-American”, via Democracy Now! Frank makes an important clarification about Michelle Bachmann and her ilk, they come “from a fringe even of the fringe, which is the...
Last month, the New York Times magazine published a fluffer-friendly profile of...– This is comedy gold.
"For a man supposedly committed to the rational... →
Alright so I began reading about these “libertarian” islands that they want to create from “oil-rig-type platforms anchored in international waters”, after a recommendation from Flavia, when I came across the following, When I ask if this wouldn’t amount to a shareholder dictatorship, he doesn’t flinch. “The way most dictatorships work now, they’re...
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Libertarian Sentence of the Week:
Voting for our government to use guns to give money to help poor and suffering people is immoral self-righteous bullying laziness. What he really means is, “if you don’t agree that I am your superior, you don’t deserve what you have.”
Connoisseurs of misnegation will not be surprised... →
Drop the Orientalist term ‘Arab Spring’ | THE... →
Revolutionary, self-assertive Arabs frighten many people abroad. Softer Arabs who sway with the seasons and the winds may be more comforting. However, if in their greatest moment of modern historical self-assertion and nationalist struggle Arab citizenries find that major politicians and media in the West refer to them in the vocabulary of the wind and tides, we are certain to continue feeling...
Order was only restored in L.A. when it came time for the blacks to pick up...– From a Ron Paul Political Report, published in June 1992, dedicated to explaining the Los Angeles riots of that year. You know last night while I was eating some cereal I bought from Trader Joe’s I saw the Jon Stewart bit on Ron Paul and you know what, I don’t like like Ron Paul but you...
Who is Ron Paul?
I don’t get it, Jon Stewart rants about something and suddenly “you have to respect the guy (Ron Paul) for being somewhat true to principles…” This is absurd, needless to say dangerous, centrist talk. Furthermore, maybe there’s a reason why Ron Paul is being ignored, Now let’s talk about Paul, who also put a major effort into the straw poll. But unlike...
the problem with libertarianism is that it’s the ideology for people who are...– -Tetradugenica. Not to far from the truth, When I was 19, libertarianism was an argument for being awesome,” says Will Wilkinson, a former Cato scholar who now blogs at The Economist. It’s about flouting convention and rejecting authority—the political equivalent of getting an eyebrow ring. It’s...
I’ve written about [the Danish cartoon affair] at length in several places a...– The suspicious revolution: an interview with Talal Asad « The Immanent Frame (via judaizers)
LENIN'S TOMB: The new neoliberal rioter →
I remember a time when a copper could clip a young fellow round the ear and send him on his way. I remember a time when the most violent thing in the charts was the Foxtrot, when nuns rode to morning service on bicycles, while mist rose from the countryside. And I remember when rioters had some respect, and some principles. Not like today’s mob. Today’s mob, would-you-Adam-and-Eve-it, have been...
The commenters on Fox News opine on the state of... →
drigman 6 hours ago: whats worth saving? (4 people liked this.) cerpas 8 hours ago: Cant help…every country that has tried has lost people to the criminals there…So..let them starve to death…let the all die…slow…painful…death (3 people liked this.) gordenkall 15 hours ago: UN says they need more muny for themselves….I mean for the poor prolific breeders fraudbandcash 17 hours ago: Seems like...
The balancing act: Latin America faces slower... →
From The Economist, the region faces slower growth, but not disaster. To up the pace, now is the time for reforms to boost productivity… (via vruz) “But there is a political obstacle. “To preach fiscal adjustment amid abundance is very difficult, because of the social demands” in Latin America, admits Nicolas Eyzaguirre, the IMF’s most senior official for the region, who has been...
…daily pilgrimages to the old house of the Westphalens (in Roemerstrasse)...– Karl Marx speaks about his wife after he was called to Trier by the death of his mother in 1863. [source] Yeahhhhhhh buddy.
The “conflict” now is between, not “the proletariat” and...– HAHAHAHAHA
An atheist has to know a lot more than I know. An atheist is someone who knows...– Carl Sagan critiquing New Atheism long before it became the circle jerk of bad ideas and poor scholarship that it is today.