Planet Terror

“You cannot invade mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind each blade of grass.” This quote is attributed to Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto during World War II, and is often repeated by gun advocates as to why the Japanese never invaded the U.S. It’s also bullshit.

There is no record of Admiral Yamamoto saying this, which means extreme gun advocates are in need of an authentic quote for their latest social media memes. Thankfully, I have one in mind.

Credit: Tony Gutierrez

Credit: Tony Gutierrez

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The American President

During a recent appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Senator Ted Cruz discussed his stance on the world’s changing climate:

“My view actually is simple. Debates on this should follow science, and should follow data. And many of the alarmists on global warming, they’ve got a problem because the science doesn’t back them up.”

Source: Star-Telegram/Lloyd Bishop/NBC

Source: Star-Telegram/Lloyd Bishop/NBC

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After Earth

The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assessment predicts an increase in water and foodborne illnesses, unstable food prices, storm surges, rising sea levels and extreme temperatures due to climate change. However, if you’re Fox News’ Jesse Watters, “It’s called summer.”

Watter Boy

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