Tag Archives: politics

Wordclouds of Obama & Palin speeches

High Definite posted these really fascinating wordclouds. (Click either one for larger.) First is Obama’s memorial speech last night in AZ: Next is Palin’s facebook speech from yesterday: (via High Definite)

I am both a witch AND you

From what little I know of Christine O’Donnell’s politics, I think I don’t support her (Tea Party, anti-gay marriage, lockstep partisan, etc.) But let me offer this: like Sarah Palin, is O’Donnell suffering from from covert sexist coverage? (source story) Few people (and no rational people in power) would dare suggest that either woman is [...]

Kettle chips and juice boxes: making America gay!

It’s violates my personal mandate not to give political blowhards any of my discussion time no matter how insane or widespread their message, but this is just amazing. There’s no political debate here, just tinfoil-hat perfection.

Smart/dumb

Bryan Caplan at EconLog takes on the “stupid people shouldn’t have kids” notion. It’s a short read packed with lots of sense, even with just a twinge of straw man techniques. What’s interesting to me is his anti-cynic cynical stance on those (like me and probably you, too) who feel intellectually superior to the general [...]

what they’re doing in Florida

They’re burning Qurans in Florida, and USA Today asks if this is a hate crime or freedom of speech or whether or not this act endangers American troops overseas. And I think that these questions miss the point entirely and deliberately. They’re burning Qurans in Florida, and the Dove World Outreach Center endorses a handful [...]

Follow/Friend

FB FB

Associations

NY Neo-Futurists
Commonplace Books
Film Forum

Blogroll

‹ Home

Categories

  • Advertising
  • Arts
  • Aside
  • Books
  • Cats
  • Cooking
  • Design
  • Do Not Look/Watch
  • Essay
  • Funny
  • Games
  • Mad Men
  • Maps
  • Movies
  • Music
  • Neo-Futurists
  • New York
  • Personal
  • Philosophical
  • Photos
  • Poetry
  • Political
  • Science
  • Sports
  • Technology
  • Uncategorized
  • Tags

    ads arts brooklyn cats charts clever comics cooking criticism cute dance design dogs funny gadgets graphic design haiku how-to japan lgbtq literature math media memes metaphors mta music new york nfl nfl picks ny neo-futurists outings photos poetry political politics religion signs theater tv ads twitter videos want writing wtf

    Archives

  • November 2012
  • November 2011
  • October 2011
  • September 2011
  • August 2011
  • June 2011
  • April 2011
  • March 2011
  • February 2011
  • January 2011
  • December 2010
  • November 2010
  • October 2010
  • September 2010
  • August 2010
  • Meta


    Log in