Category Archives: Epic Fails

Simple Things For Simple Minds

As in not ‘I’

plural pronoun, possessive our or ours, objective us.

1. nominative plural of I.

2. (used to denote oneself and another or others): We have two children. In this block we all own our own houses.

3. (used to denote people in general): the marvels of science that we take for granted.

4. (used to indicate a particular profession, nationality, political party, etc., that includes the speaker or writer): We in the medical profession have moral responsibilities.

5. Also called the royal we. (used by a sovereign, or by other high officials and dignitaries, in place of I in formal speech): We do not wear this crown without humility.

Let Them Eat Crumbling Cake

We all live in a yellow submarine,

America’s Infrastructure GPA: D
Estimated 5 Year Investment Need: $2.2 Trillion

If we could only get someone to start blowing stuff up, why we could be third world in no time. Why waste time sinking when we could just capsize the economy.

How High’s The Water Momma?

As long as we can sail away.

Global sea levels will climb a meter (39 inches) by 2100, 69 percent more than the most dire forecast made in 2007 by the UN’s climate panel, according to the study released today in Brussels. The forecast was based on new findings, including that Greenland’s ice sheet is losing 179 billion tons of ice a year.

No one could have known.

House Republicans are circulating a PowerPoint document that purports to show the regional breakdown of costs for energy consumers under the Waxman-Markey climate and energy bill. The header: “Most States Lose Under the Pending Climate Bill.”

The catch? It appears to have been authored by the coal giant Peabody Energy.
(via The Houston Chroinicle )

Torture Ain’t US

Reaction to Release of Bush Era OLC Interrogation Memos

“After a career serving in the military, I believe that the men and women who serve America, in uniform and out, always deserve orders from their Commander in Chief that are clear, lawful, and correct. In my view the opinions voiced in these memos contributed to placing our people who serve on the front lines in added danger: if Americans were captured, the risk of abuse by our enemy increased; if Americans were tasked with the “enhanced” interrogation of detainees, their legal liability increased; if Americans were caused to violate their country’s values and their own personal principles to extract information harshly, their souls and consciences were at risk. No Commander in Chief has the right to put the people who serve America in these positions.

It’s about the treatment we want and expect for our troops when they are captured, simple as that.

Half assed is what they know.

Who Is Hassan Ghul And Why Hasn’t He Been Redacted?

It is one of the benefits of living in an enlightened nation, a Christian nation, and a nation of laws.