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I’m A Teabagger For Jesus

tags: I’m A Teabagger For Jesus, teabaggers, America, poverty, racism, sexism, homophobia, socialism,humor, funny, satire, fucking hilarious, social commentary, cultural observation, Edward Current, streaming video What would Jesus do to help America? In this video, William Current, one of my favorite social satirists, explains how he decided that he would be a Teabagger. No taxation…

Why Obama Is So Scary

tags: obama, racism, America, Why Obama Is So Scary, humor, funny, satire, fucking hilarious, social commentary, cultural observation, Edward Current, streaming video Another one of my boyfriends, Edward Current, uploaded this video today, even though he filmed it in August 2009. It’s another rip-snorter, but the last few seconds is the real capper .. those…

Baseball versus Football

tags: Baseball versus Football, sports, social commentary, cultural observation, George Carlin, humor, comedy, fucking hilarious, streaming video I despise baseball, but enjoy football (and futbol, too). My fellow NYCers were brainless drooling idiots when it came to the Yankees, and I reminded them of this as often as possible. The fact that I am still…

We Like War

tags: We Like War, social commentary, cultural observation, George Carlin, humor, comedy, fucking hilarious, streaming video George Carlin, a comedic genius, makes a few priceless (and disturbing) observations about America’s fondness for war.

Why Do Atheists Care About Religion?

tags: religion, fundamentalism, christianity, Why Do Atheists Care About Religion?, imrational, streaming video How does religion impinge upon each American’s rights? This video should open your eyes to the ridiculous, backwards and utterly nonsensical laws that control our lives because of someone’s religious beliefs.

OH NOES!!!!!!

The Gardian The Grauniad published a piece that has me seriously worried! The Brits have apparently seized the gold medal from the Americans in sheer, unadulterated laziness;

tags: Arthur Benjamin, Mathematics, calculus, statistics, education, , TEDTalks, streaming video Someone always asks the math teacher, “Am I going to use calculus in real life?” And for most of us, says Arthur Benjamin, the answer is no. He offers a bold proposal on how to make math education relevant in the digital age. [2:59]

tags: agribusiness, agriculture, dairy farm, cows, industrial dairy farm, milk, dairy products, streaming video This is interesting video sums up my view of America perfectly .. After visiting a Denny’s Restaurant, President Obama was visibly shaken and disillusioned; and plans to abandon complex policies on emissions, clean coal and refocus on achievable goals like applying…

tags: politics, good citizenship, humor, America, streaming video This streaming video provides essential educational advice to Americans on how to be good citizens — I was especially impressed with Mary’s frugal meals, but seriously, she’d spend le$$ if she stopped eating meat altogether! [10:39]

America’s Food Availability Crisis

tags: Hunger in America, food banks, food pantries, soup kitchens, food stamps, poverty Image: Orphaned. One thing that the Thanksgiving Holidays has made clear: America, the land of plenty where holiday overeating is celebrated as a social good, is suffering from a food availability crisis. The Economic Research Service of the United States Department of…