“Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.”
(Samuel Johnson, Essayist and Poet)
In this age of terror, it seems there’s a new school shooting every week in the USA. Can’t anything be done to protect the children? Thanks to new exciting technology seen below, the answer is YES!
Remember, a classroom with a loaded gun is a safe and happy classroom!
After 71 years in this place, social critic and chronicler George Carlin has moved on to the next thing. One small example of his fury and vision can be seen is his take on American education and opportunity in this excerpt from his Who Really Controls America.
Protect the Kids When Driving to the Mall.
We salute the beautifully generic values found in the ads of all the wonderfully generic companies. They really are improving the world.
Originally expressed as poetry by Kendra Eash in McSweeney’s.
“Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it with religious conviction.”
(Mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal from his Pensees (Thoughts), 1670)
The Home Appliance is Your Friend.
Let’s conduct an experiment. You and a million other young men are playing Halo 3, a popular first-person shooter video game. Only you have chosen to use “xxxGayBoyxxx” as your gamer tag. What could possibly be the response?
Another admirable investigation into primate behavior in America.
Kurt Vonnegut’s novel Slaugherhouse Five considers Tralfamadorians, time travel and the 1945 firebombing of Dresden, Germany, which killed tens of thousands of civilians. Vonnegut was there as a POW. He saw the aftermath of the bombing, an episode that might be said to have altered his comic perspective. Hear him read an excerpt from the book below.
“Darfur is nothing compared to what’s going on in the Congo,” says Schuler Deschryver, who despite constant death threats, continues to raise the plight of Congolese women. “My father was the founder of the National Park in Rwanda, which is home to rare silver back gorillas. During the war here, just one silver back was killed. And when it happened, within 48 hours millions in funding was sent to ensure the rest of the gorilla population was protected. Why isn’t the same done with our women? I’ll tell you why, because in the eyes of the international community animals have more value than humans in this part of the world.”
(Sydney Morning Herald, Nov. 24, 2007)
Consider the plight of our earth. Isn’t it clear? Our children need great Christian superheroes. That’s where Bibleman comes in. He’s a lean, mean religious fighting machine and his sacred team will defeat the Evil “Wacky Protester.” Click here to see the exciting trailer! Not only that, you can purchase action figures here. Thank God for Bibleman!