political science general


Washington D.c.

a: Washington-dc ~
b: High School

What: The link is to the Q&A show with Brian Lamb interviewing John Hulsman. Hulsman is refreshing blunt about the current state of the USA and the freakyness that is Washington DC. In the interview he compares Washington DC to a high school, in that the people there want to be associated with the 'cool people. Cool , in the context, means people like Henry Kissinger and other famous types.

Writer: John Hulsman
Date: Mar 14 2011 10:53 AM

Modern Conservatives=bad Metal Band

a: Modern conservative ~
b: a bad metal band

What: "How did conservative discussion on TV go from this to Glenn Beck? While still given to hyperbole, they both are quite erudite and there's no yelling or fearmongering. Compared to this, modern conservatives sound like a bad metal band: a lot of noise with no substance." The linked video is a Firing Line discussion between Bill Buckley and Malcolm Muggeridge. And the point is raised in this analogy is appropriate. How did political conservatism go from this to the noisy nonsense that is Fox News?

Writer: TheLichens
Date: Nov 21 2011 11:41 AM


a: A lobbyist ~
b: like an appendix

What: "OK, maybe I'm being a little hard on lobbyists, but I think a lobbyist is like an appendix: You never know just how little you need it until it gets taken out."

Writer: Joey Kennedy
Date: Apr 7 2012 3:40 PM

The Glue Sniffing Congress

a: United states congress ~
b: a group of glue sniffing teenagers

What: Financial glue sniffing at its worst. They like to spend money and get some money.

Writer: LucretiaMia
Date: May 20 2012 3:57 PM

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