Though I saw it all around
Never thought I could be affected
Thought that we'd be the last to go
It is so strange the way things turn

Friday, December 2, 2011

Linkee-poo la's all its fa's at least eight times

Nuthsells, dollhouses of the damned. Before CSI, we had crime scene doll houses to help train investigators. Cool history. (Grokked from Phiala)

Operation Track Santa is back up and operating. We'll get the bastard this year. If not, our plan to flood him out by removing the ice under his secret layer will be complete in about 10 years. Either way, Kringle will bite the big one. This is the true war on Christmas. (Grokked from Absolute Write)

Wait a sec, Herman Cain is running an ad about how we should elect him as "America's CEO" so he can create jobs. Hey, isn't he running for the nomination of the party that believes Government can't create jobs? Shark is jumped. Oh, and the "apologize for America" thing has been well debunked. Hey, conservatives, could we have some options from people who aren't into conspiracy theories and maybe have been paying attention for the last four years?

Okay, Dear News Outlets, because a crime is committed and then tweeted doesn't mean the story is about twitter and who is following what. It's that a felony occurred and should be prosecuted. That the idiot bragged to Gov. Walker on twitter about his ripping up a petition (an actual felony election crime), is only germane in that he bragged about it in a sycophantic way. Not that it was a tweet.

Just in case I haven't completely disabused you of the "greedy borrowers caused the collapse" myth, a former Chase executive talks about targeting the naive and less savvy borrowers for sub-prime (ie. high commission) mortgages. (Grokked from Tobias Buckell)

Tweet of my heart:
@jimchines: How long before Congress authorizes the military to detain suspected enemy combatants in the War on Christmas?

Double dip tweet
@ChuckWendig: Writer tip: find that number one excuse you parade about like an ugly pony, the one that keeps you from writing. Then fucking burn it alive.

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