'Radical?' T.J. said coldly. 'Of course it's radical! I am a radical! I am not just a radical; I am radicalism! I wrote the most radical document in American history. The second sentence of that document is the most radical sentence in human history. Allow me to quote it to you in its entirety:
I was just kicking back with my second piece of Alice B. Toklas fudge when there was a knock on the door. It was Richard Nixon.
“I thought you were in Purgatory,” I said. “Bill Safire used to say you were there for sticking the country with wage and price controls in 1971.”
“I’m out on a pass,” he said.
“Tomorrow [ June 17] is the 39th anniversary of the Watergate burglary, and we’re having a reunion.”
OK, let us stipulate at the outset that Douglas Bruce is an irascible conservative - and that is an understatement of breathtaking proportions, sort of like calling Mao Zedong a Chinese agrarian reformer. And to say he is influential in Colorado politics is also wrong.
Coal is a hydrocarbon that, to the profound annoyance of a lot of people, sustains civilization as we know it. It's mainly used to generate electricity, and nearly half the electricity used in the U.S. comes from coal-fired power plants. Another 20 percent comes from natural gas-fired ones.
Late last Sunday evening, a Navy SEAL team dropped in unexpectedly on Osama bin Laden and said, in so many words, 'Hi, asshole. We understand you want to die for your religion, and we think that's a great idea. We're from the federal government, and we'd like to help.'
The use of marijuana and its possession for personal use shall not be punished. Legal residents of the state of Colorado may cultivate up to six marijuana plants for their personal use within their domiciles.
1. They are doing the Lord's work - assuming you believe the Lord (aka Yahweh, aka Allah) endowed men with certain inalienable rights, including life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness and the right to take down deranged tyrants who have become abusive of those rights.
Dennis Kucinich is using the 'I' word (as in 'impeachment'). Michael Moore is tweeting like a 300-pound canary that Obama's no better than Bush. (Strange, isn't it, how the people who perennially condemn the United States for seeking out and shoring up dictators always seem to go apoplectic whenever the United States sets out to get rid of one.
It's the least you should do. If you want to keep Gaddafi from putting down the popular revolt in Libya and systematically murdering tens of thousands of Libyans - you do, don't you - then ground his air force.
Mass rallies were staged in Wisconsin, with similar protests spreading to Ohio, Michigan and Minnesota. Organizers used social media to turn out the demonstrators. That, however, is where the similarity to Egypt and other Middle Eastern countries ends.