Category Archives: Humor

Census 2010

Population, when unchecked, increases in a geometrical ratio. Subsistence increases only in an arithmetical ratio. — Thomas Malthus, 1798 How many of us are there? How many of THEM? The results of the 2010 census will be released today but the census doesn’t do a very good job of counting hedge fund managers, housing bubble [...]

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Light at the end of the tunnel

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I went for the context

And the killer bees… I’ll catch the content of Stewart and Colbert’s performance on the tube. Meanwhile, I found it odd that so many people brought their dogs but none brought their kitties. Geraldo Rivera suggests that this represents a lack of diversity in the sanity movement. Rivera’s contention is absurd. There was enormous canine [...]

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Several people showed up at the rally

It had kind of a Woodstock vibe… except the music, well the music was good, but… well, okay. It didn’t have that kind of Woodstock vibe. But it was meaningful as all get out.

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Every move you make

Will the Dems really lose seventy or eighty seats in the House? Will they lose their Senate majority? Will Wisconsin voters dummy up and vote against Senator Feingold? None of these things and less will be addressed at today’s comedy show on Capitol Lawn, but for many the event will be significant. The falafel guy [...]

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On the bus or into the pudding

My generation grew up with a binary political perspective. For us, everything was black or white, white or black, no shades of gray. You were either “on the bus, or off the bus.” As we matured, the children of the sixties, the boomers, or-as I like to call us-the greatest generation set aside the bus [...]

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(From a source best left unnamed…) In the last 7 days Origami Bank has folded. Sumo Bank has gone belly up. Bonsai Bank announced plans to cut some of its branches. Yesterday, it was announced that Karaoke Bank is up for sale and will likely go for a song, while, today, shares in Kamikaze Bank [...]

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John and Cindy… umm, Sarah

It’s a Cinderella story, really… vid via OneGoodMove And for a refreshing change of pace… Bracha L. Ettinger, Israeli-French psychoanalyst, painter, artist and feminist theorist, discussing her paintings, notebooks and work on the matrixial borderspace, trans-subjectivity, co-poiesis and trauma. [tags]phoebe legere, bracha ettinger, sarah palin, cindy mccain, orpheus and eurydice[/tags]

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