Archives for: "April 2008"

Apr/29
2008
As the days count down, and his credibility remains in the crapper W feels little or no compulsion to even try and tell the truth any more. At least before he used to humor America as he tried to put on a straight face, these days he doesn't even go… more »
Apr/29
2008
I get a kick out of reading the headlines in my spam-box before I delete them. There's almost always a few gems that make me smile. Here's a few from today: Hugest Ass! CLICK THE IMAGE TO DOWNLOAD THE VIDEO Invitation to world blowjob day Titanic… more »
Apr/28
2008
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- A top Iranian judiciary official warned Monday against the ''destructive'' cultural and social consequences of importing Barbie dolls and other Western toys. Yes this is the same society that sports men so macho that their women… more »
Apr/28
2008
The Times recently posted an article that propelled itself to the top and has more or less bobbed about the top-five most popular ever since. I'm sure this was in part due to its prominence for two days on the front page with the leader asking why gay… more »
Apr/26
2008
Rather shameful is you ask me, for someone who is earning money in our military to hate the people that live in his home country. Honestly it makes me wonder why he fights for us at all if he can't abide his fellow citizens. Well, lets caveat that, he… more »
Apr/25
2008

I believe

Florida has an idea. They're going to make a new license plate. And on this plate, they'll put a stain glass window, a cross, and the words "I believe" Fair enough. I mean, I suspect it will face legal challenges, but I can understand it. I mean, we've… more »
Apr/24
2008
Eric Thompson made money off the Virginia Tech killings. How? He sold a gun that was used in the killing. And he ain't in the least bit sorry because now he's visiting the campus trying to sell more guns to the students directly. It reminds me of the… more »
Apr/22
2008
So the word is that the Pope likes cats. Actually he cared for a number at his home when he lived in Germany. There was even a petition (which failed) to let his cats come with him to Rome. This information about most people wouldn't be a big deal, but… more »
Apr/17
2008
"JERUSALEM (AP) -- An Israeli court has ruled that shops can sell leavened bread during Passover in violation of Jewish religious law, deepening tensions between observant and secular Jews ahead of the weeklong holiday." It's a problem, it seems, for… more »
Apr/17
2008
On the occasion when I stare in the mirror and note all the ravages of age it occurs to me that medicine has a "cure" for these ills. I ponder this for a moment or two and then decide that spending money on myself to improve my looks isn't just shallow… more »
Apr/16
2008
Authorities in Texas rounded up the many of the mothers and children from Yearning for Zion, a religious sect's compound. A religious sect that advocates polygamy . . . and marrying off their teenage girls not long after they can reproduce. Typically… more »
Apr/13
2008

Talkshow Teen

Ratings at any cost? Well why not? That's what the staff on the Dr.Phil show must have thought when they decided to post bail for Mercades Nichols. For people who don't know who she is, she's one of a group of teenagers who decided to beat up a peer and… more »
Apr/12
2008
Even when all his colleagues are boycotting the opening ceremonies, even when members of his own party have passed a resolution condemning China, Bush can't take a hint and contribute. Frankly it's not surprising, since he's just a little boy in a man's… more »
Apr/10
2008

TL; DR

Of all acronyms on the internet, I think this one pisses me off the most: Too Long; Didn't Read. It's generally followed by a plea for the author to give a shorter version. Drives me up a wall. If you can't be arsed to read the damn thing, why the fuck… more »
Apr/09
2008

Dangerous beliefs

God I love Illinois sometimes. Monique Davis, IL state legislator decided to take an interesting position during a committee hearing last week. You see, she told someone that their religious beliefs were dangerous. In fact, the belief was so bad, that… more »
Apr/08
2008

Super, Extra, Mega....

When I grew up there was two type of peanut butter: Creamy and chunky. You can still get creamy. You can also get all sorts of natural, and organic types. What you can't get (or at least, I can't) is chunky peanut butter. They have extra chunky, super… more »
Apr/07
2008
A little bit of the Islamist lunatic fringe, closer to home: Yousef al-Khattab, who runs RevolutionMuslim.com from his home in Queens, told FOX News that he also wants the U.S. to embrace Islam and Sharia Law, which prohibits alcohol and can include… more »
Apr/07
2008

Awareness of your surroundings

Hey guys. I know you might not have noticed. I mean, the four of you obviously bumped into each other in the hall and started chatting about work. A legitimate everyday occurrence. However, for 10 minutes all 4 of you have been standing there chatting… more »
Apr/06
2008
BEIJING (AP) -- China vowed Saturday to ramp up a campaign requiring Tibetan Buddhist monks to denounce the Dalai Lama and declare their loyalty to Beijing. [...] The Tibet Daily newspaper reported Saturday that the government pledged to ''strengthen… more »
Apr/04
2008

Redefining speech

Phyllis Schlafly doesn't like the first amendment. More precisely, she doesn't respect it. She wants to redefine it so that she can silence those things she doesn't understand or agree with. It's a common position, sadly enough. So many people think… more »
Apr/03
2008
I'm lucky, I own a Volkswagen. Why? Not for any super-special reason you'd see in a commercial, but because the gas tank is on the "euro" side as opposed to most japanese and american cars. As a result the line tends to be shorter on my side of the… more »
Apr/03
2008
Another blessing of Bush's management of our economy. Be afraid, be very afraid... PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Lawmakers from California to Kentucky are trying to save money with a drastic and potentially dangerous budget-cutting proposal: releasing tens… more »
Apr/03
2008
This little phase may take on new meaning . . . From the AP A survey of sex therapists concluded the optimal amount of time for sexual intercourse was 3 to 13 minutes. The findings, to be published in the May issue of the Journal of Sexual Medicine,… more »
Apr/03
2008
A convicted killer wants a sex change operation - From the AP BOSTON - The new commissioner of the state's prison system said Tuesday he plans to re-examine the case of a convicted killer suing the Department of Correction to try to get a sex-change… more »
Apr/02
2008
A Wisconsin teen is suing his high school because he got a zero on an art project for depicting a religious symbol. His teacher, Julie Millin, asked him to remove the reference to the Bible, saying students were making remarks about it. He refused, and… more »
Apr/01
2008
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOBLSmiSDFQ&feature=related Well, I guess its progress . . . more »
Apr/01
2008
There are many who will "stand with their Muslim brother" before anyone else. That think that all Muslims are innocent and all non-Muslims are guilty of crimes against god and therefore deserve to be raped and murdered. Muslims are calling Shihira law… more »
Apr/01
2008
Only in America Prisoners have filed a class-action lawsuit against Vermont, charging that a food called Nutraloaf is so disgusting it should be considered “cruel and unusual punishment.” Nutraloaf is made of cubed bread, vegetables, and powdered milk,… more »