Ok, so it isn’t a political rally. It’s a religious rally.
Most of the Facebook comments are about God and praying. Quite a few about getting people who aren’t religious to become religious, getting those who don’t believe in God to believe because that’s the only way we can restore honor to…
“To belittle this issue as though it’s the equivalent of the media’s August fixation on shark attacks or Chandra Levy — or, worse, to want to ignore it because it’s harmful to the Democrats’ chances in November — is profoundly irresponsible. The Park51 conflict is driven by, and reflective of, a pervasive animosity toward a religious minority — one that has serious implications for how we conduct ourselves both domestically and internationally.”—‘The “mosque” debate is not a “distraction”’ - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com (via drwh0) (via soupsoup)
“As governor, Rod Blagojevich hid in the bathroom to avoid his budget director. He spent more than $400,000 on clothes.”—The trial of Illinois’s former governor confirmed some bizarre tales. Even his defense raised eyebrows, his lawyer’s courtroom style resembling that of an “apoplectic cabbie trained by Maria Callas.” (via theeconomist)
“I really think, if anything, the Republicans should be paying FOX NEWS millions and millions of dollars—not the other way around.”—Jon Stewart, on the recent million-dollar donation by Newscorp (owner of Fox News) to the Republican party.
“The nation is arming. What are they arming for if it isn’t that they are so distrustful of their government? They’re afraid they’ll have to fight for their liberty in more Second Amendment kinds of ways. That’s why I look at this as almost an imperative. If we don’t win at the ballot box, what will be the next step?”— Sharron Angle, tea party candidate and chief opponent to Harry Reid’s reelection in Nevada. Yikes, you guys.