X-Tra Rant Taking Myself Way Too Seriously Since 1999

29Mar/070

Link & Video Dump

I've gathered some links and videos, some political, most silly. Lazy blogging.

So to me Global Warming is like Truth or Dare:

TRUTH: We can either keep Global Warming in the news and convince people the truth is the planet is warming and we as humans might be causing Global Warming by pumping tons of CO2 into the atmosphere daily so let’s keep the momentum going to educate people about this problem and slowly eliminate the use of fossil fuels.

Or DARE: We can do nothing and DARE to find out what happens if we don’t fix this problem.

By the same author: Global Warming News

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The Myth of Voter Fraud

Identification requirements often sound simple. But some types of paperwork simply aren't available to many Americans. We saw this with the new Medicaid proof-of-citizenship requirement, which led to benefits being cut off for many longtime citizens. Some states insist that voters provide photo IDs such as driver's licenses. But at least 11 percent of voting-age Americans, disproportionately elderly and minority voters, lack the necessary papers. Required documentation such as naturalization paperwork can cost as much as $200. By contrast, when the poll tax was declared unconstitutional in 1966, it was $1.50 ($8.97 in 2007 dollars).

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A student has been suspended from school in America for coming to class dressed as a pirate.
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Bryan Killian says that he follows the Pastafarian religion, and that as a crucial part of his faith, he must wear 'full pirate regalia' as prescribed in the holy texts of Pastafarianism.

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If you thought the Kirk Cameron/Bananas Are Proof Of God video was funny/ridiculous/frightening, get a load of this - Peanut butter is proof that evolution isn't true:

I... there's so much wrong with this it's difficult to even begin. But the comments on the YouTube page are marvelous.

"They need to do a Wonder Bread segment. Then we could discuss the whole peanut butter and banana sandwich trinity. Anyone?"
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"Correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't think the Earth was made of peanut butter 3-4 billion years ago."
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"wasn't that was the reason for the Peter Pan Recall?
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"When they fill the peanut putter can with a dense soup of hydrocarbons with a layer of dense carbon dioxide laden atmosphere above, zap it with large bolts of electrical energy regularly, and let it sit for a couple billion years, then we'll talk."

And now to the silly...

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Speaking of peanut butter ... "inside peanut butter outside jelly" ... can someone tell me what that means? Is this the moment where I officially turn old because I don't understand The Kids These Days?

I'll stick with Peanut Butter Jelly Time. With a baseball bat, of course.

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Making fun of Shaq and his bad free throw shooting never gets old...

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No, this was NOT a good idea.

Yes, it was the wind.

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Peyton Manning in what is regarded as his funniest sketch on SNL.

"I'll kill a snitch. I'm not sayin' I have, I'm not sayin' I haven't"

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Someone at Yahoo Sports is funny. Yes, Robert Horry is old.

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Shaven or unshaven? Wuuuhhhh? There's GOT to be an explanation for this.

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Heh, the true story of Pac Man. I'll probably be cross-posting this one to CWAMB at some point soon.

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Only in Japan. A "restaurant in Japan has a goldfish tank…in the deep fryer." No that's not some new kind of sushi, either.

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