Saturday, October 30, 2010

Men Behaving Badly Through the Ages

Samson toppled the pillars in Gaza.
Sheen demolished a suite at the Plaza.
Charlie was drunk, and high on cocaine.
Samson was blinded; they'd cut off his mane.
Sheen was found shit-faced, without any clothes.
Will he get jail time? Nobody knows.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

R.I.P., Fran Crippen

When we drop a live lobster in a pot of water, and then gradually turn up the heat until the lobster stops moving, we do not say that the lobster died of "overexertion". Nor do we say the lobster died of a heart attack.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

"Some are more equal than others" (George Orwell)

Jerusalem (CNN) -- The Israeli Cabinet has approved an amendment to a citizenship law that requires new citizens to declare their loyalty to a "Jewish and democratic state," the prime minister's office said Sunday.


A "Jewish and democratic state" is an oxymoron. Israel's right-wing, Zionist leaders can't have it both ways.