Among the many, many problems with the Iowa FAMiLY Leader pledge that Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum rushed to sign was this line in the preamble.
" Slavery had a disastrous impact on African-American families, yet sadly a child born into slavery in 1860 was more likely to be raised by his mother and father in a two-parent household than was an African-American baby born after the election of the USA's first African-American President."
Ok, what the fuck?
Somebody start playing fucking "Schoolhouse Rock" in the fucking Heartland for fuck's sake before we're all that fucking stupid.
With his "major" foreign policy speech in Washington today, Tim Pawlenty established himself as the most neoconservative member of the GOP presidential field, as well as its worst grammarian. Here is the title line of the speech:
"Now is not the time to retreat from freedom’s rise."
That came just two sentences after Pawlenty announced his intention "to speak plainly this morning."
And if they don't, can you even get reruns of Schoolhouse Rock?
"He who warned, uh, the British that they weren't going to be taking away our arms uh by ringing those bells and making sure as he's riding his horse through town to send those warning shots and bells that we were going to be secure and we were going to be free and we were going to be armed."— Sarah Palin on Paul Revere, June 3, 2011
So the kiddo is really into Transformers right now. This afternoon, Becky pointed out a minivan that had a Decepticon sticker on it.
Seth: Is he a Decepticon? Mom: Looks like. Seth: What's his name? Mom: I'm not sure. I think he's in disguise, waiting to transform. Seth: What does he do? Dad: His name is Suburbo. He steals your dreams.