September 30, 2010 · 10:59 pm
Time for some politics. Three stories. Two American, one British.
- One is sad but true.
- Another rings very true, but is, in fact, just silly.
- The third might be true. I’ve no idea.
But which is which?
1. Sauce for the goose, but not the gander. This quote from Peter Schmuck, a Baltimore sports writer, concerning the indictment of Roger Clemens (left), a baseball player in the USA who allegedly lied to Congress about taking steroids:
“Isn’t it great to live in a society where the penalty for lying to a Congressman can be up to 30 years in jail, but the penalty for a Congressman lying to you is another two years in office?”
I’m not sure what the going rate for lying Congresswomen is.
Hey. This is what came up when I put AWNAA in Google images. Er... perhaps.
2. Finally a bill we can all support: The AWNAA Act of 2010
Washington, DC – Congress is considering sweeping legislation that will provide new benefits for many Americans: The Americans With No Abilities Act (AWNAA) is being hailed as a major legislative goal by advocates of the millions of Americans who lack any real skills or ambition. Continue reading →
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September 29, 2010 · 11:55 pm
Archbishop of York, John Sentamu
This week the Anglican Archbishop of York John Sentamu spoke out on prison conditions in the UK. The part that made headlines was when he criticised how some offenders are rewarded in jail by being provided with computer games or cable TV. Continue reading →
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