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A Great Video We Wish Had Never Been Made

This video is moving and beautiful, and we wish it had never been made because we wish what preceded it had never happened.

FOX’s Shepard Smith: Robin Williams Was a Coward Who Committed Suicide in a “Fit” of Depression

We were already not fans of FOX News but this is a new low, even for them. Watch to the end for an appalling display by Shepard Smith. Oh yeah, and he had smoked pot before too. Who says this stuff?

Pres. Obama’s Statement on Robin Williams

In full: Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny, a president, a professor, a bangarang Peter Pan, and everything in between. But he was one of a kind. He arrived in our lives as an alien – but he ended up touching every element of the human spirit. He made us [...]

Babies. They’ll F**k You Up.

We were going to wait until he learned to talk to question him, but in lieu of that he got a timeout and was sent on [his] way with parents.

– Edwin Donovan, Secret Service, explaining the agency’s strategy after a toddler squeezed between the iron bars of a fence at the White House, just before Pres. Obama was to announce air strikes on ISIS in Iraq.

CNN Anchor Tweets Ultimate FOX Slam

The snark in the Washington Times’ recent Valerie Richardson’s piece, “Al Gore’s Climate-Changers at EPA Hearings Foiled by Cool Temperatures” was too much for CNN’s Bill Weir, who read it after it was picked up by FOX Nation. Weir tweeted his contempt for climate change deniers at FOX, and presumably, the Washington Times, who use [...]

Another School Hit in Gaza; Another Denial by Israel

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Number of schools serving as shelters bombed in Gaza in three weeks of fighting. Israel, like Bashar al-Assad in Syria and Vladimir Putin in Russia, claims the hits were the result of “errant rocket fire” by the other side. The UN says it supplied the coordinates of the girls’ elementary school most recently hit to Israel 17 times. The United States agreed after the strike to send more ammunition to Israel, as the governments of Chile, Peru, Brazil and Ecuador withdrew their ambassadors to the country in protest of the civilian killing.

Can The Israelis and Palestinians Fight Forever?

Neither side has a strategy other than terrorizing the civilian population of the other side.

– Uri Avnery, peace activist and Tel Aviv resident, who says that young Israelis are so tired of wars breaking out with no resolution that they are beginning to whisper about emigrating.

Boeing CEO Might Want to Retire After All

The heart will still be beating, the employees will still be cowering.

– Jim McNerney, CEO of Boeing Aircraft, explaining why he won’t retire when he turns 65 next month. McNerney apologized for the part about his employees cowering, saying it was a joke, after their representatives labeled it, “the Jack Welch style of anti-personnel management.”

Colbert’s Right: Palin Does Know of What She Speaks

You can trust Sarah Palin on impeachment because she is an expert on leaving office in the middle of a term.

– Stephen Colbert, satirically agreeing with Palin’s calls to impeach Pres. Obama.

Unfortunately, We Just Happen to Have Such a Party

Only a complete moron, or a political party filled with complete morons, would allow the perfect to become the enemy of the good.

– “Margie,” commenting on a story about United Healthcare’s decision to abandon its previously slow entrance into state health insurance exchanges and go from participating in only four states this year to nearly half next. Kaiser Health News estimates that if UHC been in more states in the first year of implementation of the Affordable Care Act, its premiums would be five percent lower.