Carnival Of Snark #25

by Venomous Kate

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.

Divided We Stand United We Fall worries that our new Speaker of the House has been tempted by the One Ring. [But its ourssssss, precioussss!]

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.

Madcap files one in the Department of Oxymorons under Islamic Justice at The Global Conservative.

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.

Rob O. ponders the way safety measures only shuffle around risk, rather than reduce it, in Risky Business at 2Dolphins.

Slobokan has been thinking along the same lines — sort of — now that Microsoft has synched with Ford.

Maybe Microsoft and Ford can come up with a way to do something about all this global warming, which is currently prompting AJ Lynch to wonder Will Alligators Migrate to the Delaware River?

Thought: Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage. – Woody Allen

Linda Freedman of Everyone Needs Therapy gives a few tips for dealing with those folks who tell you what you’re doing wrong with your sandwich — or with that bagel and cream cheese.

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!

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