blunt essays with sharp points
Jun 16, 2011 12:25 PM– … because Congress is full of people.
In the wake of the Weiner scandal, I keep seeing comments that Congress is full of “sex maniacs” and we need to get them all out.
Well, duh! We are the most sexual animals on the Earth. People have huge sexual appetites. The problem isn’t sex, it’s religion. Religion tells us, wrongly, that our sexual appetite is bad, so we’d better repress it – or at least hide it.
This combination means we want lots of sex, and we want to know what kind of sex other people are having, and hypocritically we want to crucify them if we catch them at it.
No wonder sex makes liars out of politicians. Who can choose between sexual repression and public humiliation? It’s an impossible choice.
A pretty young lady from Norway Hung by her heels in a doorway. I heard her shout, “Sven! Let’s do it again! I think I've discovered one more way!”
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sometimes they fool you by walking upright.
What part of “Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn” don’t you understand?
Build a man a fire, and he’ll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he’ll be warm for the rest of his life. —Terry Pratchett
Never try to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and it annoys the pig. —Robert Heinlein
Do not ask why the past was better than the present, for this is not a question prompted by wisdom. —Ecclesiastes 7:10
Power lines abruptly stopped causing cancer in 1997 after the U.S. National Cancer Institute conducted a better study. —Robert Parks
Встретимся под столом! (Vstretimsja pod stolom: To meeting you under the table!)
The more you cry, the less you’ll pee.
Relish the love of a good woman.
It’ll never get better if you keep picking at it. —advice from Judge “Maximum” Bob Gibbs