I donâ€™t have pet peeves. I have major, psychotic hatreds. â€” George Carlin, who died early this week at age 71; June 23
Let's kill a child … for Jesus!
In our most recent S&R poll, readers were asked the following: Two children of a family belonging to the Followers of Christ Church have now died after “faith-healing” was chosen over medical […]
You want a dark, Goth version of Tweety Bird? Have at it. â€” Lisa Gregorian, executive vice president for worldwide marketing at Warner Brothers Television, in a story about “[a]n unusually large […]
The big story with the least MSM coverage? (Guess again.)
What big story received less overall mainstream media coverage than Dennis Kucinich’s introduction of 35 articles of impeachment against President Bush? What same story of critical impact to our First Amendment rights got even less attention than last week’s Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report confirming that the Bush administration “led the nation to war on false premises”?
Jesus, McCain and the GOP: a former Republican ponders the future of the party
Most folks don’t realize it – even people who know me fairly well – but I used to be a Republican. Back when I was younger and, one supposes, more naïve about […]
Exxon Mobil is acting like a dinosaur now, not adopting to a changing environment. â€” Stephen Viederman, a New York shareholder, after “Exxon Mobilâ€™s chairman and chief executive, Rex W. Tillerson, defeated […]
Hhaing The Yu, 29, in rain falling on the ruins of his home, in a township outside Yangon, Myanmar. This is not about politics; it is about saving people’s lives. There is […]
If our profits are taxed, that means we’ll have less capital to invest in new production. â€” John Hofmeister, president of Shell U.S., to CNNMoney.com; May 6. These companies are spending a […]
Quotabull: "We shouldn't have to give employers complete control over our private life so they can save a few dollars on medical care."
You get used to listening to that Alvin and the Chipmunks voice. â€” New York state Gov. David Paterson, who is legally blind, on the special tape recorder he uses to listen […]
ABC sinks to new low in debate, but record won't stand for long
I missed last night’s “debate” between Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. From what I can tell this morning, that was the smartest thing I did all day. I’ve read a […]