Archives for: "March 2008"

Mar/31
2008
It's not exactly Caveat Emptor, but a digital version of it. The difference in this case is that the buyer isn't accidentally naive but deliberately so. If you choose to ignore the rules, then getting burned by them isn't anyone's fault but your own. At… more »
Mar/30
2008
Abstinence, the dysfunctional solution to teen-pregnancy, is back in the news. This time with a bouncy Harvard student who feels compelled to tell everyone why she's frigid. Ok, well it's super that you found a solution in throwing away the prettiest… more »
Mar/30
2008
I don't get it. How goddamn lazy can a person be that they can't turn their engine off while fueling their car? There are stickers on every pump that state in bold lettering: 1. Do Not Smoke and 2. Shut Off Engine. If you managed to turn your car on to… more »
Mar/28
2008
Damn I wish Chelsea was running for president instead of mummy. . . . Someone asked her about how her mother handled the whole Monica issue. Here was her answer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCAO6bZa31o All I have to say is - You go girl! Daddy should… more »
Mar/27
2008
You have to love Microsoft. After decades of training MS Office users in where to find menu options, settings and adjustments Microsoft in their grand wisdom decided to throw it all away for a completely ghey look and feel. Maybe someone needs to have… more »
Mar/27
2008
Parents who pick "the power of prayer" over medicine deserve to be thrown in jail. It doesn't get any simpler. You can't believe someone into good health, I'm sorry. This is the real world. WESTON, Wis. (AP) -- Police are investigating an 11-year-old… more »
Mar/27
2008
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A Texas woman who said she was forced to remove a nipple ring with pliers in order to board an airplane called Thursday for an apology by federal security agents and a civil rights investigation. Ok what's up with this bullshit? Some… more »
Mar/27
2008

FUCK CHINA

... Free Tibet! thank you more »
Mar/27
2008
You know it's odd for someone like me who has been involved in martial arts for over a decade to be against a venue that involves the sport. Further, I'm all for kids learning martial arts at a very young age. But I think the "Ultimate Fighting"… more »
Mar/24
2008

How about... NO.

Mary Wolski was PA's very first female firefighter. Mary Wolski was fired. Mary considers this a grave injustice and a violation of her rights. This leads me to ask, why did she get fired? Silly thing. They say she poses a threat to herself and others.… more »
Mar/24
2008
Would that I had u235's category, this would be posted under such a heading. Let's see... woman works for Wal-Mart, she has Wal-Marts health insurance, woman gets plowed by a semi truck and is left disabled. Got it? Wal-Mart pays up for medical… more »
Mar/24
2008

Count the votes

Hillary has been pushing for the primary elections in Florida and Michigan to count. She says it's important that their voice is heard, and that those people get to have their say matter. That's an interesting position for her. It opens her up to a… more »
Mar/22
2008
LA JOYA, Texas — Authorities suspect a 2-year-old boy who died with a fractured skull was accidentally crushed by a morbidly obese relative. Hidalgo County Justice of the Peace Bobby Contreras, who pronounced the child dead Tuesday night, said that… more »
Mar/22
2008
... that ordinary people aren't experts. Ok, that's trite, but still it's the heart of the matter when "ordinary people" (read patients) decide to do their own testing. You can test at home for all sorts of genetic things these days - inclination… more »
Mar/21
2008
"Parents like Linda Palmer [...], Julie Chiariello and Sybil Carlson believe vaccines are dangerous. " ... and so they don't vaccinate their kids. You know I really don't give a flying fuck if these retarded bitches kill their own kids but it should be… more »
Mar/20
2008
We have a shuttle bus that takes us to our parking lot at work. It is frequently on the fritz and we get a mini-van in its place. A co-worker was waiting patiently when I came down to wait. Another co-worker was waiting outside. Just as the van pulls up… more »
Mar/20
2008
I was snooping around on Google when I decided to look up an RPG I'd only vagely heard about. I found this review. My gods, this boy can WRITE! Here, cast your eyes on just the intro... Contrary to my expectations, the World of Synnibarr did not suck… more »
Mar/19
2008
So, a college student in Canada studying chemistry starts a help group on Facebook. He gets a 'B' in the class which is then changed to an 'F' when the teacher discovers the site. Why? Because the teacher (unnamed at this time) considers electronic… more »
Mar/19
2008
Some might simply tell the man who lost his wife in 2005 to move on after Verizon lost a recording of her voice during an upgrade. However, Verizon dug through its archives and found the recording and restored it. IRVINGTON, N.Y. — An 80-year-old man… more »
Mar/19
2008
Why is anyone surprised? I mean really - if nothing else our president is thoroughly consistent. Denial that there's any serious problem with the economy, after years of raping it silly, is in the same vein as telling everyone that the war was worth it.… more »
Mar/16
2008

Free Whitewater

John Adams lives and breathes. Maybe it's just a man using a pseudonym, but I think Adams would smile to think that his name would be attached to this work. In Whitewater, Wisconsin, a man pens a blog under the name John Adams. His main goal seem to be… more »
Mar/14
2008
In an attempt to "do something" about the fact that people keep re-printing the cartoon about muahammad muslim nations have banded together to come up with a solution. That solution is to take offending nations to court. It's fabulously funny, that… more »
Mar/14
2008
Danield J. Collins, 39, told his children during a visit to his home on Sunday that he wanted them to ''learn how to kill'' and gave his 11-year-old son a knife to do it, according to an affidavit filed in the case. The boy tried to save the cat by… more »
Mar/13
2008

Um... What?

WICHITA, Kansas (AP) -- A 35-year-old woman who sat on her boyfriend's toilet for so long that her body was stuck to the seat had a phobia about leaving the bathroom, the boyfriend said. She was there for so long, her skin grew around the seat. I'll… more »
Mar/12
2008
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- Contraband candy has led to big trouble for an eighth-grade honors student in Connecticut. Michael Sheridan was stripped of his title as class vice president, barred from attending an honors student dinner and suspended for a… more »
Mar/12
2008
Here's the story: It's Christmas time. A lady wants to let her children donate money to the Salvation Army kettle. It's cold and snowy out - so she pulls up in a spot 10 yards away, with a direct line of sight to the bell ringers. Her two year old is… more »
Mar/11
2008
There is a Kentucky legislator, Tim Couch, who has a very bad idea. Because he's a legislator, he gets to make his bad ideas into bad bills. He feels that there is a serious problem out there. Online bullying. And he's got a solution. Of course he does.… more »
Mar/10
2008
The Oklahoma House of Reps passed a bill. The State senate has not yet passed it. I hope they never do. The gist of this bill is that if a student expresses an answer that is correct in line with his or her religious beliefs, the answer should be… more »
Mar/10
2008

He cried? Big deal

If you're not an NFL fan, you may not know or care. But Brett Farve recently announced his retirement. After 15 years with the Packers, and 17 in the NFL, he finally decided to hang it up. He holds most of the major records for quarterbacks, a Super… more »
Mar/09
2008
As far as successful campaign slogans go I'm not certain this is a winner, but it sure the heck got my attention... SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) -- For guys who park in front of the TV during college basketball's March Madness, the Oregon Urology Institute… more »
Mar/09
2008
The Times ran an article today that talked about why people weren't switching to Vista in droves. It was a pretty funny article because it gave individual vignettes of semi-anonymous users woes and crises. Later they revealed that these users were… more »
Mar/08
2008
They must die. They must die a lot. In evil nasty and very medieval ways. They called me a 4:35 AM. When I receive calls before the buttfuck of dawn, it had better be fucking good. I accept work related calls for my on-call duties. Fine. I accept family… more »
Mar/07
2008

Green Fog

Holy tap dancing Buddha. I don't know what he ate. I don't know what the fuck is wrong with his internal organs. What I do know is that the mens room has become a testing facility for biological weaponry. Seriously, send UN inspectors. It's like there… more »
Mar/07
2008
"Parents do not have a constitutional right to home school their children..." That's what the law says. Simply put, just because you decide to reproduce does not entitle you to raise that child in any way you see fit. American public schools are… more »
Mar/06
2008
Well, that's *your* fault because you weren't brought up correctly! A good, decent, law-respecting citizen embraces the NSA and all its activities. An honest, patriotic, loyal citizen realizes that there's *is* no such thing as privacy or the right to… more »
Mar/06
2008

Managerial Masturbation

Gotta love these meetings. I mean, they're just a great concept. The staff is abused and exploited most of the year. We're understaffed, underfunded, overworked and short of resources. But we have a quarterly meeting that makes it all better. A… more »
Mar/06
2008
Halliburton, Cheney's company, put a clause in their employee contract that said essentially all litigation brought by the employee against the company could only be solved by arbitration. So when a female employee was held hostage in a shipping… more »
Mar/04
2008
Idiots never know when they've lost. Now one twat wants to permit teachers to teach "whatever the fuck they please" under the guise of "academic freedom". I think this is great, and were I a teacher I would immediately begin telling my students that… more »
Mar/03
2008
I love how protecting someone's "right to be a retard" is now an acceptable litmus test. "So what if I'm illiterate? My child should be raised like me!" It's nice how Texas is so much more progressive in that respect than other states, the leading edge… more »
Mar/02
2008
I've always been a bit impatient with some women's attitude that "oh, my god, a guy might see me sweaty. I can't possibly exercise in front of guys, it makes me too self conscience." My response would typically be - get over yourself. You are there to… more »
Mar/02
2008

Meaningless Markings

If I'm only allowed 0 to 5800 on my tach why show me that it goes up another 1200 rpm? It's not like I can actually USE those upper RPMs... more »