Drain Clogs – 05-31-2010

First off, Happy Memorial Day to all those who’ve served bravely and continue to serve in our nation’s armed forces, protecting the United States and our way of life from those would would seek to destroy it or are otherwise jealous of how awesomely bad-ass our country and our military are. Now go enjoy a parade and BBQ and some beaches!

Surprise! 78% of the internet believes that FOX News anchor Greta Van Susteren is stupid! Protip Greta: never ask the internet for their opinion on anything. This is how the Tea Parties got started:

Hey, someone found an old BP advertisement from 1999 when the oil giant was just beginning to tap into US pipelines. Who would have thought a mere decade or so later they would have ruined beyond repair some of our nation’s most fragile ecosystems!

Israeli Army commandos stormed a Palestinian aid vessel carrying supplies and food bound for Gaza. UK reports suggest 16 or so Palestinians aboard the “floatilla” have been killed.

The Atlantic asks, “Has the Tea Party done anything for the GOP?“. Besides teaching conservative protesters how to spell their signs incorrectly, the answer is: “NO!”.

Cartoon of the holiday weekend: