Offensive (?)I just refered to those [ coal miners ] in the US as a "Schrodinger's dozen"
It may or may not be funny. Apparently I can't know for certain.
Australian Family Association chief executive Bill Muehlenberg said yesterday: "It's just blood money, and it's disgraceful.Yes Bill, drugs are illegal and ecstasy is a killer, it's that simple. Maybe he should also look into those peanuts; they kill significantly more people per year than E does. It's time the AFA puts its considerably objective weight behind a prohibition on peanuts, it's like spreading blood on toast, how dare Kraft profit, it's disgraceful!*
"There's a good reason we have drug laws - drugs kill - and it's just wrong for people like her to make money off it. [ Source ]
What do you think of the antiwar movement that is taking shape in the U.S.?It's a bit hard not to feel somewhat validated when you read one of "the top 100 intellectuals of the 20th century" echoing your own individual statements almost verbatim.
Well, I had great hopes for it but am discouraged. I turned on C-SPAN with great excitement to watch the big march in Washington last month. But talk about shooting yourself in the foot! Several speakers were good, but most of them tried to drag all sorts of extraneous issues into it -- calling Bush a "moron," accusing America of imperialistic ambitions, "No blood for oil" -- all these clichés. When fringe, paleo-leftist voices take over the platform, it drives away the moderate, mainstream people in this country who have nagging doubts about this war.