Wednesday, March 16, 2005

They did it

In what has got to be the strongest temptation yet for me to break my no-profanity policy, the Senate has effectively approved oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, thus changing the definition of word "refuge" forever, from "a place of shelter or protection" to "a place where your babies will choke on the poisonous effluence of the robber barons and their political whores who don't realize how much God hates their everliving guts now."

Hmm, that was actually more satisfying than just saying f*** over and over again the way I wanted to. Someone should tell Chris Rock.


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