The similarities between Australia and America are pretty striking. The enormous difference, however, is the distinct lack of pro-gun special-interest power in the Australian government. If that blows your mind, check this out: Australian gun control was enacted by conservative politicians against the will of their conservative constituency. If Australian politicians can overlook a powerful minority to pass something that a nationwide majority approves of, why can’t our own suits and ties do it too?
Clearly Fox is where you can see legitimate journalism taking place in terms of adversarial posture towards those in power.
Fox News’ Juan Williams agrees with Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly that Fox News is the one true cable news network. (via mediaite)
The idea that religion says women should submit to men is a notion that probably came from men who don’t truly submit to God.
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“They might try to jew me down on a price.”
-Oklahoma State Rep. Dennis Johnson, on haggling with customers as a small business owner.
“I apologize to the Jews,” Johnson said a minute later, after someone comments on his use of the slur. “They’re good small businessmen as well.”
Absolutely disgusting and shameful. So glad he is my state representative. This just proves what I have been saying for years: Oklahoma is 40 years behind the times.