Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

THESE PRETZELS ARE MAKING ME RACIST

December 8, 2009

This was all over the internet yesterday, and yes, obviously, all of these people are 100% racist (especially the baby–everybody knows that only racists love lollipops).

The funniest part of the video, though, is that the black guy at the end is super sad. Like he just found out, and is so disappointed in himself!

But you know, this video reminds me of something. Different people trying to say the same line with different deliveries, each one competing with the rest for the best actorly rendition. It all feels so familiar… hmm… what it could it be…

Oh yes, that’s it.

(via Videogum and Wonkette)

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WE’LL HAVE NONE OF THAT “EQUAL RIGHTS” GARBAGE IN THIS STATE, THANK YOU VERY MUCH

December 2, 2009

A bill to legalize same-sex marriage just failed in the New York State Senate, 38-24.

😦

The tags say it all, really.

(The Awl/NYT)

Oh, and by the way:

This picture was in STUPENDOUS taste, folks. Really classy.

OPERATION LOVE THIS GUY: GRAND AYATOLLAH HOSSEIN ALI MONTAZERI

December 1, 2009

Behrouz-Mehri/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Isn't he ADORABLE? I wish he was my Grandpa.

This past weekend, the New York Times did a profile on this guy, [Ed. Note–Yes, we at the Yetiblog read the New York Times. Three cheers for smug liberal elitism!] and oh boy, he is great! He is like the Iranian Yoda, but REAL.

Ayatollah Montazeri has emerged as the spiritual leader of the opposition, an adversary the state has been unable to silence or jail because of his religious credentials and seminal role in the founding of the republic.

And he’s playing a unique role in the Iranian reform movement thanks to those religious credentials, which outshine even those of the current Supreme Leader Ali Khameini. This one goes out to all the ridiculous claims that Islam and democracy are incompatible or mutually exclusive (after the jump):

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