Let’s Stop and Take a Breath: American Divisiveness

No Service to AZ LegislatorsAmerican divisiveness is a special breed of cat. American-style democracy is an anomaly in the world and so is the American way of trying to bridge divisions to balance the needs of the many and the few.

Sometimes this is a knee-jerk, willful, or greatly misguided bunk — as in former House Speaker Tom DeLay’s contention that, “We stopped realizing that God created this nation, that he wrote the Constitution, that it’s based on biblical principles.” Sometimes it is a matter of forcing opinions on your opposition — like Richard Dawkins’ claim that, “What a child should never be taught is that you are a Catholic or Muslim child, therefore that is what you believe. That’s child abuse.”

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Valentine’s Day: 25 Cards From the Heart or Other Inappropriate Places

Sure, Valentine’s Day is a made up holiday. But it is romantic and fun and besides, someone has to keep Hallmark in business. Here are 25 cards showing just the right amount of fun and love.

Happy ValentineThe Cost of Valentine’s Day Goes Up Every Year

Hump Daaay“HAWWWWWWP VALENTINE’S DAAAAY!”

Tolerate You“Sure, we have a difficult relationship, but be my Valentine anyway”

Virginia is for Lovers“Dear Virginia, there really is a Valentine’s Day”

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