Creepy poems for Halloween.
The 13 things crucial for success. Yes to all of those. (Grokked from Terri Windling)
From when shutter speed times were measured in minutes, the art of the post-mortem photograph. (Grokked from Matt Staggs)
"These tough bikers have a soft spot: aiding child-abuse victims. Anytime, anywhere, for as long as it takes the child to feel safe, these leather-clad guardians will stand tall and strong against the dark, and the fear, and those who seek to harm." I've heard about these bikers, sorry if I haven't posted about them before. Stands and salutes. (Grokked from Janiece)
The birth of the internet troll. As a veteran of the flame wars, yea. (Grokked from Matt Staggs)
Some of the problems with the Right-to-Life insanity. Or, as Jay Lake called it, the enforced pregnancy movement. Pregnancy isn't like you see on TV. It seems incredible that I have to say that, especially to people who have gone through the process.
Sen. Pat Roberts of Kentucky does a great imitation of David Huddleston in Blazing Saddles, "But no Irish!" "The senator denies he's fear-mongering in an attempt to gain an advantage in a tight election… But he also alleges that (his challenger) can't be trusted to stand up to Obama."
A little more on my comment the other day about the GOP keeping their members in line. No votes for you, if you support Dems in an election. They barely accept you may support a RINO, but Dems are right out. And if you happen to be gay, as the Monty Python skit of the Holy Hand-grenade, "That's right out." "In a fundraising email (the president of NOM) said that it's better to support (the Democrat) than to have a gay Republican in Congress who opposes 'the values of marriage, family, and life' that is the core of the Republican Party's platform." Huhn, that's funny, I though the core GOP platform was fiscal responsibility (thank you, thank you, we'll be here all week, don't forget to try the wait staff and tip the veal). Also, this isn't a one off. Dear Log Cabin Republicans, are you getting it yet?
Bat-shit crazy. That's the Colbert Report skit on "anchor zygotes." Sometimes there just aren't words for the frothing hate and fear that flows from Fox News.