Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Poor, Sad Excuse for a Smartarse Comment

I woke up this morning. Looks like Harold Camping was wrong again. Shortlink: http://wp.me/p1tGZT-16a

Posted in End Timers, End Times Prophecies, Fundamentalist Christianity, Harold Camping, Random Thoughts, Religious Satire & Humor, Satire & Humor, Smartarse Comments | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Ghosts, Ghouls and the GOP

Halloween is my favorite holiday, so when I found these political cartoons featured by Mario Piperni, I couldn’t resist posting them here at noodleepoodlee. If you haven’t checked out Piperni’s blog, you should. Shortlink: http://wp.me/p1tGZT-164

Posted in 2012 Election, American Iconography, Political Satire & Humor, Politics, Republican Party, Satire & Humor, Share and Share Alike Series, Social Conservatives, Tea Party | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

The Constitutional Argument for #OWS

Jack Balkin says that “Occupy Wall Street is pretty easily characterized as a constitutional movement, seeking to take back the Constitution from ‘the malefactors of great wealth …” and shows how “the Guarantee Clause of Article IV” providing that “the … Continue reading

Posted in Citizen Action, Occupy Together, Occupy Wall Street, Share and Share Alike Series, U.S. Constitution, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Favorite, Crazy Uncle

After reviewing the analysis of last night’s Republican debate, I’ve got to give Ron Paul points for challenging the GOP’s TORTURED HISTORY of hostage negotiations. Especially since he had to tarnish Ronald Reagan’s reputation to do so. Paul reminds me … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Election, American Mythology, Government Corruption, Government Transparency, Political Satire & Humor, Politicians, Random Thoughts, Republican Party, Ron Paul, Ronald Reagan, Satire & Humor, Smartarse Comments, Tea Party, TORTURED HISTORY, U.S. Foreign Policy | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

The Fun’s in the Fight

My support for #OWS is currently limited by family obligations to donations and cheering folks on, so here’s the parting words of the late, great Molly Ivins’ essay The Fun’s in the Fight for Mother Jones (May/June 1993): So keep … Continue reading

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Start Making Sense

If anyone tells you they don’t understand the anger at Wall Street, point them in the direction of Josh Brown at  The Reformed Broker. Here’s a taste of Josh Brown’s thinking, excerpted from an interview with American Public Media: In … Continue reading

Posted in Government Corruption, Government Transparency, Making Today's Headlines, Occupy Together, Occupy Wall Street, Share and Share Alike Series, Voting | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Why #OWS: Four Reasons from DC Douglas

Anything that features Elizabeth Warren talking good sense to the American people gets space at noodleepoodlee. Here’s Why #OccupyWallStreet: Four Reasons from DC Douglas. In addition to Elizabeth Warren, there’s great drumming and a bit of prophecy from Senator Byron … Continue reading

Posted in Elizabeth Warren, Government Corruption, Government Transparency, Making Today's Headlines, Occupy Together, Occupy Wall Street, Politics, Share and Share Alike Series, U.S. Constitution, U.S. Tax Policy | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments