The First Fists Open Up Friday Linkage

Three-fourths of the First Family hard at play on the Gulf Coast:

“What coast?  GULF COAST!”

The other fourth? She’s probably too busy focusing on her future presidency (a preview here) and has no time for such trivialities as putt-putt.

Here are the week’s links:


Residents of Sac-town, hide your kids, hide your wife, there are zebras on the loose… Mark Driscoll’s helpful  thoughts on Anne Rice’s departure from the shores of Christianity…  You gotta use Starbucks’ designated size names (Tall, Grande, Venti) or face getting the boot like this prof did…  Ann Coulter?  She’s complicated…  Chicharito made his Man U home debut last Monday and was greeted with “rapturous applause”… A Houston teenager is slain by a tag team consisting of a permanent resident and an undocumented alien, her uncle “would like to see what they’re doing in Arizona done here” so clearly, he must clearly be a racist…This week’s entry into the “Best Illustration of Romans 1:21-24”  sweepstakes.  A contest which unfortunately we have all submitted an entry to…

Will Rogers on the Income Tax

Today, April 15th, many Americans will rush to the nearest post office to drop of their completed tax returns, which detail just how much is owed to Uncle Sam. That at some of these government offices they will be greeted by a cadre of local TV reporters along with their satellite vans is almost a given.

I say owed because typically those who receive a refund have long ago filed and hopefully received their money, funny how that works.

Thought it would be fitting to post a relevant quote from Oklahoma’s favorite son Will Rogers:

The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has.