The quirky and interesting XKCD presents — well, everything:
As you prepare for the coming Second Great Depression, remember these!
Why did it fail? It didn’t fail because Nancy Pelosi gave a mean speech attacking the Bush Administration. It didn’t fail because Republicans are disloyal to their President or suffer from irrational fears of creeping socialism. It didn’t fail because… Continue Reading
A friend from Tennessee asked in an online forum: If someone could articulate the distinction between the two parties, I would love to know. It would be lovely to have a major party that I could believe in. Also, it… Continue Reading
Looks like the bill did not pass out of the House, by a vote of 206-227. More later.
Some might ask why be concerned about Sarah Palin anymore. Tina Fey has lampooned her to within an inch of her political credibility on SNL (and props to Amy Poehler for being such a good foil for that): And the… Continue Reading
I don’t want to talk about what the Green Bay Packers did today. Nor do I want to talk about Brett Favre’s career day. Good for you, Brett. No, I want to talk baseball. The Cubs lost and so did… Continue Reading
Palinism (PAY-lin-is-um) — n. A response to a question that exposes the speaker’s lack of knowledge through the confabulated, improper, and preprogrammed use of seemingly-related catchphrases. Example: KATIE COURIC: Why isn’t it better, Governor Palin, to spend $700 billion helping… Continue Reading
Finally, here’s a few more pictures from Old World Wisconsin that don’t fit into any larger category. This pond is actually a “kettle,” which is a leftover depression in the topsoil formed when the glaciers retreated from Wisconsin at the… Continue Reading
Probably the most interesting of the exhibits in Old World Wisconsin was the Raspberry School. The school shows the trademarks of skilled construction, so the community obviously put a lot of effort into making a good building for their children… Continue Reading