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October 08, 2009

The Very Silly Humans

Everyone here probably already knows about Tom Tomorrow's new children's book The Very Silly Mayor. I loved it, and urge you get several copies for the little people in your life. And as you wait for them to arrive, check out this recent Washington Post interview with Mr. Tomorrow.

—Jonathan Schwarz

Posted at October 8, 2009 12:33 PM

Mr. Schwarz, thank you for recommending a good book for little people. I have a few in my life who are also my friends, very sharp and chirpy and for sure, I will be asked a lot of questions ( one of them, a four yr old, was in DC and went to Capitol Hill and asked for McCain's photo with signature as she was going to vote for him in the last yr's elections!!).

ps I checked out the reviews on and ALL were 5 stars! Thanks again.

Posted by: Rupa Shah at October 8, 2009 09:50 PM

BELIEVE IT OR DON'T I spent ALL morining in the office of my local Very Silly Mayor so I'm buying the book for pointers after which I'm giving it to my Grand Daughter.

Posted by: Mike Meyer at October 8, 2009 10:47 PM

So has your head exploded yet?

Posted by: SteveB at October 9, 2009 09:22 AM

Steve B: World Peace through GITMO.

Posted by: Mike Meyer at October 9, 2009 10:14 AM

Re: Obama's Nobel Peace Prize victory

Has Obama even slaughtered enough brown people yet to even qualify for a Nobel Peace Prize? At least Kissinger was for years part of the American genocidal campaign that slaughtered 2-4 million people in IndoChina before he won his Nobel Peace Prize.

Posted by: hv at October 9, 2009 11:36 AM

Even W didn't have the guts to start bombing the evil Pakis. Go fucking O. Yet more proof words like "peace" don't actually mean anything.

More of Tom's work here:

God should intervene and stop further calumnies directed against the honorable Woodrow Wilson. Who some of our own commenters will tell you was against joining the war in Europe and locking up people who publicly opposed him. Oh yes, and the Open Door.

It's funny that I found this blog through the TMW blog, because this blog is precisely why I stopped reading that one. Is Greg Saunders still chipping in? I heard the other day that American conservatives are crazy.

Posted by: Save the Oocytes at October 9, 2009 02:12 PM

Thanks for the link.
I am sure, the little people in my life will enjoy his book!

ps btw, "Pakis" is like the 'n' word, in England....just in case...

Posted by: Rupa Shah at October 9, 2009 04:37 PM

So I shouldn't put slurs in others' mouths? Okay.

Posted by: StO at October 9, 2009 05:50 PM