“Of course, even if the lupine origins of the alpha-male trope weren’t obsolete, the notion that the term can even apply to human social structures is inherently absurd.”
Wednesday I-wish-it-was-merely Whimsy: Renegade Raging Grannies
Todd Akin’s medieval science + pithily excremental phrasing has brought out the musical in a number of people who are much cleverer than him.
Q: is it possible for a party to “not accept a vote” cast in its favour by any MP in House? A: No
Why not? Because the Speaker of the House must tally all votes cast by sitting MPs on the floor of the House in order to determine whether a proposal has been carried or not. How else would it be determined?
The Massacre in Norway
The shock and horror I’m feeling must be a pale shadow of what those in Norway are feeling. My thoughts are with them all.
Quote of the Day: martial language vs eliminationist rhetoric
The problem is not martial language. The problem is the discussion of martial solutions, mentioned as actual policy options. That’s what “eliminationist rhetoric” means, you weaseling fucks.
ADDENDUM: Sarah Palin fans the heated rhetoric flames by playing the victim card and describing criticism as a “blood libel”. Seriously.