Don’t Mess with Texas, cause we’ve got all the trouble we can handle just messin’ with our own selves.
I love the punch line at the very end. In case you couldn’t read between the lines. Nudge nudge, wink wink, know wh’a’a mean?
Somebody ought to look for the actual flag of the state before making comments like this.
Via Crooks and Liars, where an interesting video commentary can be seen.
Transcript from an online chat.
So far this has cost us several hours and probably a few customers.
Please hold for a Verizon Wireless sales representative to assist you with your order. Thank you for your patience.
You are now chatting with ‘Lawrence’
Lawrence: Hello. Thank you for visiting our chat service. [more]
Friend 1: We’re going to count birds tomorrow.
Me: Where I come from, counting birds is very easy this time of year.
Friend 2: Because there are so many of them?
An interesting rant at an unlikely site.
For those who follow this sort of thing, there is a slowly building “outcry” by some corners that Butterballs Turkeys are Halal. For those unfamiliar with the concept, it means that they are permissible for consumption by religious Muslims. Some people have found this offensive. [more]
Someone acting approximately lawyer defends someone claiming to have a cancer treatment, who charges enormous amounts of money to people for being in clinical trials. These clinical trials have been going on for decades without any published result.
It seems to me that charging people to be part of clinical trials is the sort of corrupting influence that you want to keep away from people doing, or acting as if they are doing, scientific research. [more]
A three part series in Der Spiegel examines the growing disconnect between national growth and national well-being.
“Our affluence has quadrupled in the last 40 years. But at what price?” asks Kurt Biedenkopf, a member of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the former governor of the eastern state of Saxony. [more]