Archive for March, 2009
“The traditional teaching of the church has proven to be the only failsafe way to prevent the spread of HIV/Aids….You can’t resolve it with the distribution of condoms. On the contrary, it increases the problem.”
- Pope Benedict XVI in Africa
Apparently, Benedict wants to be the only one wearing a funny hat.
- Jon Stewart, The Daily […]
Man loves to build, but there is something he even loves more - destroying. Destruction brings about a state of ecstasy.
Why was World War II a necessity? It had to take place because pre-war European cities were so beautiful, especially those in Germany. They simply had to be destroyed.
The great artworks and music, the […]
Rush Limbaugh on God and himself: “Larry King passed away, goes to heaven. He’s greeted by Saint Peter at the gates. Saint Peter says, ‘Welcome, Mr. King, it’s great to have you here. I want to show you around, give you an idea of what’s here, maybe you can pick a place that you’d like […]
Giving the Drug Trade a Deathblow
Remember bootleg booze! Outlawing alcohol made it possible. The Mafia flourished and flourished. It had a fine time importing alcohol, as well as making and selling moonshine
Legalizing alcohol once again way-back-when dealt the deathblow to bootlegging, and the Mafia had to look for other scams. It concentrated on other […]
by Charles Marowitz (see also Swans Commentary)
Watching the explosive, maniacal, smug faces of the people attending Rush Limbaugh’s recent address at the Conservative Political Action Conference sent shivers down my spine. It was the reincarnation of Father Coughlin, Huey Long, and the Inquisition all rolled into one. Mean, vindictive, hostile, and cruel faces exploded with […]
“Do you know he has not one shred of African-American blood? He doesn’t have any African….He’s Arab. You know, he’s from Africa. He’s from Arab parts of Africa…he’s not African-American. The last thing that he is is African-American.
“I Hope Obama Fails. I hope liberalism fails? I’m happy to be the last man standing. I’m […]
I started my writing career at the top of the world. After, walking into I walked into Macmillan on Lower Fifth Avenue in 1960, I left with two feathers in my cap: a volume of poetry accepted for publication and an option for a novel. Lady Luck gave me a storybook beginning. Alas, she […]