Friday, June 30, 2006
Friday, June 23, 2006
"There's another force that wants to keep us from going to Washington, D.C.... It's the devil is what it is. I don't want you to print that, but it feels like that's what it is."It seems that ever since Jacob decided to run for Congress, Satan has "bollixed" his business deals, thereby limiting the amount of money he can pump into his race. If Lucifer's really got Jacob in his sights, it naturally leads one to conclude that he's throwing his weight behind Cannon.
Guess the question we'll be asking ourselves this fall is where exactly the Prince of Darkness stands on Democratic candidate Christian Burridge.
Saturday, June 17, 2006
Add this to a game that was lopsided in its overall foul calling as well (13 on Italy v. 22 on the U.S.), and you're left with a U.S. team forced to fight undermanned and uphill against an already intimidating Goliath. In a Cup that had already been criticized by its own organizer for refs throwing out too many yellow cards, it was simply disgraceful. Larrionda took the game away from the players and marred it for the fans. Here's hoping that he never refs another game in the World Cup.
Saturday, June 10, 2006
A couple of weeks ago the National Review put together a list of "The 50 Greatest Conservative Rock Songs." It made waves (even garnering personal responses from some of the artists) and was quickly followed up with an encore, 50 More Conservative Rock Songs."
Apparently not content with controlling both houses of Congress, the White House, the Supreme Court, and cable news, Conservatives have now decided to stake their claim on Rock 'n' Roll. They've targeted songs from bands across the musical spectrum, including Led Zeppelin, Prince, Rush (six times), U2, the Clash, Aerosmith, Kid Rock, Iron Maiden (three times), the Beach Boys, and Slayer.
While I'm still not clear on how things like family, personal responsibility, religion and patriotism have become exclusively "Conservative" values (nor am I sure that all of the songs he pegs really represent these "Conservative" values), the lists are still an entertaining read regardless of your political stripe (though for very different reasons depending on your political stripe). You can click on the article links below to see the rationale for each song's inclusion if you're interested (or bewildered):
1. "Won't Get Fooled Again," by The Who.
51. “Aces High,” by Iron Maiden.