Saturday, June 12, 2010

You Guys Call Yourselves "Colored People," Right?

The Los Angeles Chapter of the NAACP somehow hears "black whore" instead of "black hole" in a graduation greeting card with a solar system theme. A shame Hallmark caved in and pulled the cards, thereby giving legitimacy to the L.A. Association of COLORED PEOPLE'S unsubstantiated claim.

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h/t Matt Bramanti

Update: Racist! Racist! Listen carefully, they're saying "black whore"! Racist!

Monday, June 07, 2010

Cool Civil War Video

I'm kind of a buff of the era, especially anything to do with Abe Lincoln. The total number of casualties that were incurred during the war are mind blowing, even by contemporary standards.

Update: In case you don't catch the quick flash of introductory text at the beginning of the video, it basically says 1 second of video equals 1 week of the war.

h/t The American Catholic