Genocide? Really?

So I was on my way to the Student Center for lunch today and I walked past this imposing-looking orange sign that said "WARNING! GENOCIDE PHOTOS AHEAD!!!" I figured that it was probably more about the Darfur conflict. I checked to see if I had any...

Affirmative Action for Ugly People

Ugly? You May Have a Case Daniel S. Hamermesh, a professor of economics at the University of Texas, Austin, is the author of "Beauty Pays," published this month.   BEING good-looking is useful in so many ways. In addition to whatever...

Pointed humor

What do President Barack Obama and "Jerry" Lester Horowitz aka Curly Howard have in common?  Press Play for answer.

RON PAUL!!!!

So funny people and the media are so against my boy Ron.  The republican party acts like Ron Paul is some old crazy man. Funny thing is he is exactly what the Republican party used to be all about. Ron Paul is a modern Thomas Jefferson.  I think...

Economics - Socialism, Marxism, and ParEcon

This is largely in response to ayar from the Capitalist thread started by luke, but there are also others here who seem to get the wrong impressions about what I'm talking about so I figured I'd elaborate a bit. I often call my economic ideology...

Quiz: Choose your candidate

2012 Presidential Candidate Selector or Obama, His Allies & Critics Matching Quiz   Politicians have already indicated their 2012 presidential aspirations. This matching quiz includes President Obama, top members of his administration,...

GE snubs U.S., sells technology to China

GE snubs U.S., sells technology to China   As reported by the Washington Post, General Electric (GE) has entered into a contract with China's state-owned aviation industry to provide advanced technology for their aircraft. And while GE insists...

Defamation

I was just reading an article from USA Today about a woman who won a defamation lawsuit for $11.3 million. Ouch! Defamation is a statement that gives a negative impression of a person, company, group, product, government, or country. The...

School uses sheep to cut grass...

When  Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R) unveiled his budget in April,  students and parents protested the $1.2 billion in education cuts it  contained by holding a mock bake sale at the state capitol, where they  estimated they would have to sell 2.4...

Breaking News:

BREAKING: Bachmann to Delay Statement on Libya Until She Learns Correct Pronunciation of 'Gaddafi' - AB

lets spread democracy

  I would like to get out there how I really feel about American foreign policy.    Hey America is so great and stands for so many good things that we should help out whoever we can. We should be involved in 5 illegal wars just to get...

For 12SunOryx

Despite your invective, I will respond to your assertions.  "We have no justifiable reason for being in any of the wars we are currently involved in. Bin Laden is dead and we're still in Afghanistan. Obviously he was never the reason we went there,...

Jon Stewart's Great Takedown

I dare you to watch. The whole thing. http://www.hulu.com/watch/269517/the-daily-show-with-jon-stewart-thu-aug-18-2011

It's the spending, It's the spending, It's the spending!

I've been arguing/debating that our problem is spending not tax collection that is at the root of our present difficulties.  Our addiction to spending on "nice" to do and a reluctance to reduce these thing at this time of "belt tightening" is going...

Warren Buffett, a socialist? LOL!

Fixxed Noos really should buy a dictionary!  They are over using, and incorrectly using the word "socialist" the same way they have over used the word "terrorist," and in addition to their viewers, Fixxed Noos wouldn't know a "terrorist" if one...