A Short Post Before Sunday’s Tsumani

Triumph of Deepwater Horizon. Click on the image for more.

Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts. Develop the mind of equilibrium. You will always be getting praise and blame, but do not let either affect the poise of the mind: follow the calmness, the absence of pride. — Sutta Nipata

Asshole: Sarah Palin wannabe Lisa Murkowski.

Again, it wasn’t just BP and Big Oil who failed with Deepwater Horizon. The Cheney/Rove/Bush administration failed us as well (as a matter of deliberate policy, of course).

The utter and complete bankruptcy of the rightists. First clue: If an idea relies on complete denial of human nature it’s probably bullshit.

If only retards could be banned….

Asshole: Anti-Semitic Christofascist John Hagee; I’m sure the Nazis could have said this:

All we ask of our Jewish friends is that they get to know us before they judge us harshly on the basis of myths.

And here's another. (That little speck is an oil rig.)

Clearly, competent journalism is too difficult for most journalists; there is no excuse for this. If this is so, the implosion of the Big Media would actually be a Godsend for these overwhelmed guys….

Assholes: The producers of “The Hurt Locker”. Sir Mick, on the other hand, is a little more sensible.

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