One Law: Stugeon’s

The SpaceX Dragon capsule made berth with the ISS today, carrying a cargo of precious ice cream and some other stuff. No offense, Mr. Musk, but this is cooler than the Tesla roadsters.

A new book, The Shape of Shit to Come, says the future doesn’t look like all it was cracked up to be. Which brings to mind Stugeon’s Law, even more inviolable than the Laws of Motion and Thermodynamics combined. “Laugh while you can, monkey-boy!

And just why is it that the 1% whine so much when they have it so darned good? Are their little zero-sum hearts just broken because they don’t have all the marbles yet? The Law of Whiny-Assed Titty-Babies, I know.

Crazy Jack Welch, former head of GE, is getting all butt-hurt because people laughed at his conspiracy theories, feels all gulag-ish and stuff.

GOP Rep. Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee, a staunch family values kind of guy, reportedly urged his mistress to get an abortion for the sake of his marriage, according to telephone transcripts. What a  model of Republican virtue he is!

While proudly explaining how he’s turned his campaign around, Romney quipped “It’s a freeing strategy, really, because I don’t have to worry about facts or being accurate or having any concrete positions of any kind”. Do tell.

Today Ann Romney, breast cancer survivor, will visit the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. It’s Florida’s only Comprehensive Cancer Center and has received millions from the stimulus. M’Lord Willard of Romney famously charged that “the only thing President Obama’s stimulus has produced is a series of broken promises” on the three-year anniversary of the stimulus. Perfect spot for a photo-op. No irony there at all. Move along.

Thus with the changing of the season comes not just the turning of leaves, but M’Lord Willard of Etch-a-Sketch appears to be also turning, and away from his formerly oh so deeply-held convictions:

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