Welcome to the 25th edition of the Carnival of Snark — an extravaganza of caustic, sarcastic and witty rants from all around the blogosphere! This week we’re snarking about politics, planes, plans, propaganda and people — just because we can.
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people. – Oscar Wilde
J.C. Wilmore shares with us the leaked text of Cheney’s speech to the General Assembly at The Richmond Democrat.
Rey Thomas interprets what the President said, and what the President meant in The Thomas Political Report.
Many people would sooner die than think; In fact, they do so. – Betrand Russell
Danny Simkin discusses the Making of a martyr at Samson Blinded.
Travel is only glamorous in retrospect. – Paul Theroux
Jennifer Miner, host of Suite 101′s Luxury & Resort Travel section, reports that the skies are safer now that TSA Bans Snow Globes on Planes… or are they?
While we’re on the subject of banned materials, Wisebread reminds us that the FBI once considered “It’s a Wonderful Life” as Communist propaganda, so imagine what your grandchildren will think of us banning liquids on airplanes.
Slobokan has been thinking along the same lines — sort of — now that Microsoft has synched with Ford.
Thought: Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage. – Woody Allen
Zachary Wyatt of the Rising Jurist, has a real love-hate relationship with his local coffee house, of which he says Ernest Hemingway Would Not Hang Out Here.
That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of Carnival of Snark using our handy-dandy Carnival Submission Form. Carnival entries are due Friday at midnight (CST) for next weekend’s Carnival. Until then, get snarking!