The Witty Lizard

Ramblings of a grilling, drinking, black flag hoisting father and philosophical eclectic.

The Witty Lizard - Ramblings of a grilling, drinking, black flag hoisting father and philosophical eclectic.

Thursday Links

This needs to be read aloud on the floor of Congress… MotherJones

It’s a brave new world… The Economist

Please, just one or two, or thirty… NY Times

“Sources of Federal Tax Revenue” tells the whole story here… MotherJones

Baahahahahaha, that’s all I got… NY Times

Death to Word = fawesomwe… Slate

Read this, please… Stop Stealing Dreams

I just don’t understand the Republican problem with this… The New Republic

Why shouldn’t people have health insurance? The New Republic

Intriguing thesis, God and America, duh… The New Republic

The original was a classic, this shorter update sounds good… Grantland

Wes Lunt = The Man… NewsOK

I wish I was “just a guy”… Pistols Firing

Sucks for everyone else in London… O’Colly

It’s about time someone did a story, well done Larry… NewsOK

Mr. Tannehill pay attention… The Big Lead

This just in, these guys are GOOD… BBTIA

Helluva a future… Star-Telegram

Solid but not spectacular, which is what they need… Blogging the Boys

No imput or relevance, that’s epic, but I hope He’s being honest… Cowboys Gab

Excitement and commitment… Just Blog Baby

2012 schedule is not easy, but is any in the NFL? Silver and Black Pride

He is a great soundbite… Grantland

Thursday Links

I have always hated saves… Grantland

I’m starting to think Lunt may be the man… Tulsa World

Blake Jackson might be the best of the class of ’12… ESPN

OSU baseball is flat terrible, time to make a change… NewsOK

Axl Rose is a douche (and I love GnR)… LA Times

Political reform? The hell you say… The New Republic

The world is shrinking… The Economist

A cure for hangovers would be amazing… The New Yorker

Population and tax revenue are directly related… Mother Jones

Damn these were fun days… NewsOK

Pretty solid guesses… NewsOK

Absolutely awesome, and impossible… Kegs ‘N Eggs

Very intriguing… The Economist

Will never happen, although it should… The Economist

Wow, that’s all I got… Slate

I’m pretty stoked by these moves… Star-Telegram

I really hope this works out, for many reasons… Sports Illustrated

More good advice from Mark Cuban… Blog Maverick

CJ Wilson is an idiot… BBTIA

Spending is a bit out of whack… Mother Jones

 

Thursday Links

Shit, did he say “dynasty”… ESPN

QB battles are what message boards were invented for… NewsOK

This will carry on all summer I’m sure… Tulsa World

Spring Football is here… NewsOK

They are really not good… OkState.com

I like Napoli, but can’t get my head around a long-term deal… BBTIA

Hamilton’s weird stuff yet again… BBTIA

Really? Did we thinks he was going to be perfect?… BaseballDo

Mich Leach is back in the saddle… Seattle Times

A marketing plan that’s not entirely honest, no way… The Economist

Interesting argument for economic growth… Huffington Post

This is from 5 months ago but this man fascinates me… Seattle PI

It’s the market stupid… The New Yorker

This explains a lot about what’s broken… The New Republic

Mark Cuban is awesome… Huffington Post

 

Thursday Links

Yu know you were waiting on this… Yahoo Sports

Robin Ventura returns to the game… Yahoo Sports

Josh to center seems like a bad idea… BBTIA

Interesting notes here… TR Sullivan

Play the best player Ron not the most experienced… Hardball Talk

The lead is awesome here, I love the springtime… Baseball do…

The Thunder are scary good, and improving… Grantland

Best show ever, worst ending ever… Grantland

Rickie is my favorite golfer, who doesn’t love those orange Sunday duds?… Pistols Firing

Arguments are why these list exist, right?… Pistols Firing

Another reason to love spring, spring football… NewsOK

Sad and spot on… NewsOK

I hate all things Baylor… ESPN

I always like Michael as a person, but why throw away your future?… NewsOK

Just makes me sad they are so bad… OK State

I have to get a fucking tablet… NY Times

My mother would be proud… Copy Blogger

Keep it moving forward Gundy… ESPN

This will get worse, totalitarian regimes can’t last… The Economist

Did I mention something about needing a tablet?… The Economist

I don’t  understand giving millions to people who don’t want it… The Economist

This site is amazing… Craft Beer

Sluts Unite, what a great title… Slate

Republicans really don’t have a clue do they?… Slate

The FCC also doesn’t have a clue… The Economist

George Lucas is awesome, this is yet another reason… Grantland

Pretty good weekend I think… NY Times

The current Republican candidates…tend to speak in the language of conservation, not progression… The New Yorker

Republican candidates (really, any candidate) making stuff up for self-serving purposes? No way… The Economist

…lead Israel into an age of fundamentalism and xenophobia?… The New Yorker

 

 

 

‘We the People’ Loses Appeal With People Around the World – NYTimes.com

‘We the People’ Loses Appeal With People Around the World – NYTimes.com.

We are no longer the most progressive nation in the world, we are a country of right wing religious nuts holding on to the past as though it were some sacred relic, ironic huh? Thomas Jefferson said that constitutions should be rewritten every 19 years because the government should belong to the current generation… Ours belongs to a generation that’s been dead for 180 years…

Thursday Links

The asterisks are funny, but a great take… Pistols Firing

Spot on… Cowboys Ride for Free

That-a-kid Terrell… Sun-Sentinel

Gundy gets it… NewsOK

Good stuff from Mandel… Sports Illustrated

Interesting thoughts on language… The Economist

Freedom fo religion means freedom to not believe, right? Slate

Social networking debate, interesting arguments… The Economist

This is perfect and thus will never happen… The Economist

“Morning After” pill from a vending machine, brilliant… Slate

When did Hamilton have the leverage, exactly… BBTIA

Elvis is in the building… Rangers.com

I can’t wait for baseball… Star-Telegram

Choose not to hide… Seth’s Blog

Embrace the fear… Seth’s Blog

Who is the customer? Seth’s Blog

Tarver has his work cut out for him… Just Blog Baby

They aren’t that bad, really… NFL.com

Can DeMarco stay healthy? Dallas News

Seal Team 6… The New Yorker

Culture War, Santorum is crazy and Romney is a flake… The New Yorker

 

 

 

Thursday Links

Yes I know it’s Friday but here goes anyway.

 

Nice signing day wrap up… NewsOK

Run down of every team in the Big 12… Rivals

Biggest get in the class… ESPN LA

Huge year ahead for former Cowboys… ESPN

Apparently he’s just like everyone else… ESPN

This is bad for a bunch of reasons… BBTIA

Update on Hamilton… Fox SW

Hurry up spring! (check out all positional breakdowns)… ESPN Dallas

Hope he stays healthy… Dallas News

Best Super Bowl QB? … NY Times

Great article on Oklahoma HS football… Tulsa World

Goods news (I hope)… Economist

I Love these things… Economist

A fistful of dollars… Economist

2012 = 1966, that’s not scary at all… Slate

Wish I had Bloomberg money, these groups would get my cash… NY Times

Wow, just wow… NY Times

Bring it… NY Times

 

 

 

Thursday Links

The Paradoxical China… The Economist

Obama is a putz… The Economist

Unleash the crowds… Slate

Red Sox are confusing me too… Grantland

Ranger stuff… BBTIA

Profar is looking like a stud… Texas Rangers

Things they are a changin’… NewsOK

Hasn’t this been going on forever? But still good stuff… Star-Telegram

SEAL Team 6, enough said… NY Times

William Wallace please stand up… NY Times

Big 12 (-2) expansion on the horizon? ESPN

I love this hire… ESPN

I agree with most of this… Just Blog Baby

Random Dallas Cowboys stuff… ESPN

Dude is a beast… ESPN

Great writer, intriguing story… Grantland

How ’bout less Xbox, just a thought… NY Times

Don’t I wish… NY Times