Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator (ludickid) wrote,
Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator
ludickid

And what, exactly, is our government doing about Gorilla Grodd?

The real news from last night's State of the Union address isn't that Bush was completely full of shit; who doesn't expect that anymore?

Nor was it that if you played the State of the Union Drinking Game that you would have consumed over 110 shots*, enough to kill an entire football team. Anyone who can sit through an hour-long speech by that clown has a cast-iron stomach anyway.

No, the real news was this:

A hopeful society has institutions of science and medicine that do not cut ethical corners, and that recognize the matchless value of every life. Tonight I ask you to pass legislation to prohibit the most egregious abuses of medical research -- human cloning in all its forms -- creating or implanting embryos for experiments, creating human-animal hybrids and buying, selling, or patenting human embryos.

So, apparently, not content to keep us in perpetual fear of Osama bin-Laden, the Bush team now wants us to worry about attacks from Dr. Moreau and the High Evolutionary, and money that would normally be spent protecting us from al-Q'aeda will now go to an elite anti-werewolf battalion.

*: A breakdown...
NUMBER OF TIMES THE PRESIDENT SAID...

"terror": 21
"freedom": 17
"Iraq": 17
"democracy": 7
"Iran": 6
"tax relief": 5
"al-Q'aeda": 4
"border security": 4
"elections": 4
"nuclear": 4
"God" or variant thereof: 3
"tax burden": 3
"bipartisan": 2
"corruption" (in the context of foreign countries): 2
"education": 2
"evil": 2
"Medicare": 2
"New Orleans": 2
"Osama bin-Laden": 2
"sacrifice" (military): 2
"troops": 2
"environment": 1
"illegal immigration": 1
"homeland": 1
"the state of the union is strong": 1
"Ariel Sharon": 0
"corruption" (in the context of the United States): 0
"ethics": 0
"fiscal discipline": 0
"Jack Abramoff": 0
"Mahmoud Ahmadinejad": 0
"sacrifice" (civilian): 0
"Saddam Hussein": 0
"scandal": 0

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