Revenge is a tricky thing. On the one hand, when you've been wronged, it's human nature to seek some kind of personal restitution. On the other hand, it's also human nature to not want to appear to be a scorned maniac who pees in coffee pots and slashes tires every time a fast food restaurant screws up your order. It's a fine line.
Still, sometimes people go so far above and beyond for their acts of petty revenge that you can't help but stand back and admire it ...
Jane Harman, Congresswoman from California was complaining that it was an “abuse of power” that she was allegedly wiretapped without her permission. However, Mrs. Harman was also an ardent supporter of the Patriot Act which does exactly that: wiretapping people without warrants and without their knowledge.Read more »
On the 25th Day of Wikileaks, My Government Gave to Me
On the first day of Wikileaks, my government gave to me: the military in every embassy.
On the second day of Wikileaks, my government gave to me: two criminal presidents.
On the third day of Wikileaks, my government gave to me: three illegal wars.
On the fourth day of Wikileaks, my government gave to me: four covered up crimes.Read more »
AN artillery round has accidentally exploded while a welder and police commandos tinkered with it with an acetylene torch, killing four people, including two policemen, in the Philippine capital.Read more »
"Sheldon Cooper's behavior may be unconventional and annoying, but his broadcasting of these quirky requests is a mutually beneficial service to those who value spending time with him, whatever those reasons may be."Read more »
Reverend Manning's views on Ron Paul and his message.Read more »
"Oh The Places You'll Go!" by Dr. Seuss, at Burning Man. This is awesome.Read more »
A convicted criminal who was serving out his sentence in a monastery has escaped for the second time. He’s asked authorities to return him to prison, saying life with the with Capuchin monks is too punishing.Read more »
Bachmann's clowns left the mic on and look what happensRead more »
All of the truly meaningful lessons in life (the importance of love, the trappings of power, the follies of dinosaur cloning) are taught to us by movies. We learn by watching the established heroes of the film either learn a lesson themselves or fight to protect it.
This is why it's so weird when, on occasion, the good guys of the film seem to let the obvious moral that they themselves helped establish whiff by them as they do EXACTLY what they just taught us to never do.
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