Hotfoot powder all around my door

Hotfoot powder all around my door May 8, 2012

“Material things kill painlessly, but love revives us through torments.”

“The fine for wage theft was so light and the protections for workers were so weak, that it just made sense to violate the law.” (via Punning Pundit)

“Which federal program took in more than it spent last year, added $95 billion to its surplus and lifted 20 million Americans of all ages out of poverty?” (via AZspot)

“As Congress returns from recess this week, House Republicans are set to advance legislation to replace automatic defense spending cuts they agreed to last year with cuts to programs for the poor and working class.”

“When conservatives begin arguing that we don’t want equality of outcome, just equality of opportunity, look closely at what it is they’re arguing against.”

Bush’s pre-crash average was roughly half of last month’s job totals — totals Romney described as ‘terrible.'”

“All told, Flowers has stood trial six times — a record in the history of American capital murder cases.”

Being right is not right if it is not also good.”

“Worryingly, there are even signs that the church’s passivity has morphed into hostility toward its accusers.”

“There is plenty of reason to suspect ulterior motives–up to an including simple opposition to the Obama Administration — on the anti-mandate side. That’s why taking the opponents at their word gives readers neither a fair nor accurate account of what’s going on.”

“My job as finance director was to find ways to label extravagant personal spending as ministry expenses.”

Nero, Nero, Bo-Bero, Banana, Fanna, Fo-Fero … Mee, Mi, Mo-Mero, NERO!

“Subsidy Tracker: Discover Where Corporations Are Getting Taxpayer Handouts Across the United States”

(Today is the 101st anniversary of the birth of Robert Johnson.)

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