From the daily archives: Friday, September 28, 2007

I love early 90’s hip-hop. Reminds me of my youth. Good times.

More great cheesy old nostalgic hip-hop videos after the jump.

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Given Bill O’Reilly’s shocking claims that Sylvia’s is just like any white restaurant, The Daily Show decided to send Senior Black Correspondent Larry Wilmore to check it out for himself.

I wish I had an embeddable version of the video, but it’s worth the click-thru. You might just piss yourself laughing.

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Catholic League Boycotts Miller Beer

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Fox news is reporting another one of their “Christianity Under Attack?” stories ( watch the video ) – this one is about the Catholic League’s urged national boycott of Miller Brewing Co.

The Catholic League is upset over Miller’s ties to a fair promoted in an ad that shows semi-nude men and women in bondage at a table with sex toys portraying Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” painting.

A Miller spokesperson responded:

While Miller has supported the Folsom Street Fair for several years, we take exception to the poster the organizing committee developed this year. […]

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Hooker shortages.

Brothel owners in Bulgaria are blaming global warming for staff shortages.

They claim their best girls are working in ski resorts because a lack of snow has forced tourists to seek other pleasures.

Petra Nestorova, who runs an escort agency in Sofia, said: ‘We have hired students, but they are temps and nothing like our elite girls.’

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NCLB = My Child Left Behind

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Someone My good friend and quite awesome blogger Joseph IM’d me this quote from Bush yesterday. Another classic example of how it is possible to have some sheepskin hanging, but still not have a fucking clue:

?As yesterday?s positive report card shows,? Bush said, ?childrens do learn when standards are high and results are measured.?

Here is something the President’s report card won’t show you and something he doesn’t want anyone to know. No Child Left Behind is engineered in such a way as to leave behind a group of kids you wouldn’t think we’d want to leave […]

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Rush: “Phony soldiers”

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Rush Limbaugh called soldiers who oppose the war – like the two young men who wrote the NY Times editorial and then ended up KIA – “phony soldiers“. This is, without a doubt, objectively worse than calling Petraeus “Betray Us”. Of course, Rush called Sen. Hagel “Senator Betray Us” back in January.

Nearly 4 in 10 soldiers feel we never should have gone to Iraq. Are those people “phony soldiers”, Rush?

How anybody can stomach listening to that trash I’ll never know. Then again, somehow Bush still has about a 30% approval rating, so…

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Tremendous ad campaign from Amnesty International in Switzerland cleverly inserting human suffering around the world into a billboard that blends seamlessly into it’s surroundings. A sample:

Those things are happening, right now, sharing this moment with you while you read this post.

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