Archives for: "February 2011"

Feb/28
2011
Ahmadinejad says the logo for the 2012 Olympics in London spells "Zion". Really? I twisted my head this way and that and I don't see it. Actually if says "2012". I kinda see that. Actually, the logo is ugly. It doesn't surprise me that Iran's lunatic… more »
Feb/28
2011
Down in Corpus Christi, Flour Bluff High School has an interesting way of proving the need for a club. You see, one of the students wanted to form a extracurricular club called Gay Straight Alliance. The basic purpose of the club is to foster student… more »
Feb/28
2011
Wtf? Nevada without Hos? Bullshit. Prostitution never emerged as an issue during the Reid campaign. But then Mr. Reid, a Democrat and the Senate majority leader, returned to his home state last week for his address to the Legislature. “When the nation… more »
Feb/27
2011
Back in the Old Days life was fraught with sudden, unexpected, awkward moments. These were times when you suddenly found yourself sharing personal space with one or more strangers, for example being in an elevator. The doors would open, you'd step… more »
Feb/26
2011
It's always one last thing. In this case I was heading out to an instructors meeting, an all day event, that would be cut short because I had to leave for a flight across the country. And all this was happening on a Sunday, the day I usually spend doing… more »
Feb/25
2011

No mother

Angela McAnulty was the mother of a 15 year old girl, Jeanette. Wait. That's not true. Genetic maternal donor is more accurate. Mothers care for their young. Angela beat her daughter. She starved her daughter. She tortured her daughter. When her… more »
Feb/25
2011
How stupid do they think we really are? Well, ok, I know the answer to that. But still, I'm pretty damn tired of the advertisings with "Big Sale Event! $$$ Dollars (or %%% Percent) Off! Save now!" Because the very next line is always in 6 point font and… more »
Feb/24
2011
Audrey Silk would be my hero. Heck, I admire her gumption despite not smoking. Why? Ms. Silk grows her own tobacco for her smokes. If that isn't impressive enough, she does it in her backyard in Brooklyn, drying the leaves in her basement. A little… more »
Feb/24
2011
Seems like every fucking thing you download these days wants to install something else as well. For a while it was only Google or Yahoo or MSN toolbars. I generally catch these fucking bullshit add-ons but a few have (quite annoyingly) slipped past my… more »
Feb/24
2011
The old adage about making lemonade when life gives you lemons? Yeah, that applies here. Check out what these clever kids did after a reprimand. SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The principal of Savannah High School was always telling his students to tuck in their… more »
Feb/24
2011
Really. No. Hello, My name is Danielle Savorin and I’m an advertising broker. I have a client that’s interested in buying a small advertisement on your blog at Worldofsuck.Net. The client’s business is connecting people with local professionals. Please… more »
Feb/24
2011
I’ve frequently pondered whether city kids are at a disadvantage when it comes to science. The best way to learn something is to experience it and it is far easier to learn something if the lab is in your backyard. I started pondering this thought in… more »
Feb/24
2011
CAIRO (AP) — An offshoot of the al-Qaida terror network in North Africa has called on Muslims to support the uprising against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb said in a statement posted on a militant website Thursday that… more »
Feb/24
2011
The EU loves a good revolution. Hell they've had quite a few of their own and they're relative experts considering the last one was only a few decades ago (hint: think of the Berlin Wall.) But now when the Middle East is in the throes of their own… more »
Feb/23
2011
A group called Life Always has put up a billboard near a Planned Parenthood in New York City. The billboard states: “the most dangerous place for an African-American is in the womb,” and shows a young lady in a pink dress. The group claims that abortion… more »
Feb/23
2011
And the only thing worse than a dolt is one that has political power over normal, thinking human beings. AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage's comment that the only bad thing about a chemical additive is that it might give women "little beards"… more »
Feb/22
2011
The burka is an all-encompassing bed sheet forced on women by Islam in the name of public decency. You see muslim men simply cannot control themselves. The very sight of a woman drives them insane and they can't control themselves. In fact, based on the… more »
Feb/22
2011
And article on foxnews.com discusses the plight of a Canadian family, the Maraachlis, and their 13 month old son. A judge ordered the removal of a ventilator tube from the boy and the family is fighting it. I can not imagine the pain the family must be… more »
Feb/22
2011
Yet another dictator has totally lost his marbles. The bad news is that his people are paying for that madness with their lives. CAIRO (AP) — A defiant Moammar Gadhafi vowed to fight to his "last drop of blood" and roared at supporters to strike back… more »
Feb/22
2011
It might just save your life. At least it did for one woman. MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a Memphis pizza delivery driver who was concerned about a regular customer may have saved the elderly woman's life. Domino's delivery driver Susan Guy… more »
Feb/22
2011
The whole conservative rhetoric bullshit about being "family first" is just pure crap. The truth is that the US is at the bottom of the goddamned heap when it comes to ensuring the health and welfare of American families. Why? Because it might cost… more »
Feb/22
2011
I remember as a child, spinning a globe, thrusting my finger at it and when the globe stopped my finger was on this place or another. I wondered what it was like there. I’m sure my finger landed in the Arabian Sea or the western Indian Ocean on at least… more »
Feb/22
2011
I used to care about people. I used to hate when big institutions lied to people. I used to want to protect people from things of which they were not aware. I used to want to right wrongs presented before me. Some people want to direct blame in the… more »
Feb/21
2011
I blog therefore I am? But why do I blog when I could Twitter or Facebook? For the same reasons that I chose to paint a mural in High School, rather than just submitting some smaller in-class works as a final art project. For the same reasons I've never… more »
Feb/21
2011
Most people are familiar with the old adage "if you can't take the heat then stay out of the kitchen." Sadly Ms. Karin is not. Short story: bitch publishes a book, someone offers a ~mild critique, bitch flies off handle and demands a retraction and when… more »
Feb/21
2011
The article is called "Pets Help Sell Manhattan Apartments" and the premise is that contrary to popular wisdom (on the part of brokers, not owners) having a pet around during a showing is bad juju. This article points out case studies that contradict… more »
Feb/21
2011
I approve. I wholeheartedly approve. Mom gets an "A" for creativity and "A" for effort. TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Tampa mother is defending her decision to stick her teenage son on a street corner with a sign that says, among other things, "GPA 1.22 ... honk… more »
Feb/20
2011
But just don't try and make an honest buck off that reputation... CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Legislators in the Mexican border state of Chihuahua have asked federal authorities to ban a violent video game based on the drug cartel shootouts in Ciudad… more »
Feb/20
2011
Nope, they can't get enough of guns in Texas where every man, woman and child needs to "pack a piece" for self defense. Even on a college campus, with drinking, drugs, and jilted lovers... AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is preparing to give college students… more »
Feb/20
2011
Clearly these people should not be in business in the United States. WOODBURY, Tenn. (AP) — [Teresa Danford] was suspended from her job for three days when she answered her cell phone on the job — to take a call from her son, a Marine stationed in… more »
Feb/19
2011
The rules are the rules, at least for most of us. But I love how they just don't apply to certain classes of people. Such as doctors for example. Who just know better than anyone and everyone else. JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A 78-year-old retired doctor was… more »
Feb/19
2011
Osama is and continues to be a major embarrassment for the US. After all the time, effort, money, bombs and lives we've thrown away trying to catch this guy he remains as ever, comfortably sipping tea on a carpet somewhere in the mountains of… more »
Feb/19
2011

A day in the life

Kid goes to school. For whatever reason, a group of kids threaten to beat him up later that day. So he does what he's supposed to. He goes to the assistant principal, Duane Harrison, and reports it. Nothing is done. Sadly typical. SO, later that day… more »
Feb/18
2011
I just wish they'd get some fucking work done instead of all these bullshit antics. The Republican-led House voted to defund President Obama's health care overhaul on Friday during a sustained burst of floor activity, but with the White House and Senate… more »
Feb/17
2011
No it's not just abortion they're after, it's women's rights - all of them. Starting with health, welfare and ALL reproductive services. Now, in a surprise step that has set off deep alarm among advocates for women’s health, the newly conservative House… more »
Feb/17
2011
If nothing else politics these days is certainly entertaining and/or nerve wracking. MADISON, Wis. — Debate in the State Senate over Wisconsin’s controversial bill to cut collective bargaining rights for public workers ended, at least temporarily, on… more »
Feb/17
2011
With the highest teen pregnancy rate in the nation. Also the highest *repeat* teen pregnancy rate, Texas is set up to overrun the rest of the nation in poor, uneducated Americans. The state's governor offered this defense of why Texas is in such dire… more »
Feb/17
2011
Violent games tend to make children off limits. I’ve always felt this was a cop out to the knee-jerk reactions of people that just don’t get it. Certainly there is a visceral reaction to seeing a child harmed, and it shouldn't be done just for kicks.… more »
Feb/16
2011
Actually the story is about kids more than grumpy grampies who need to turn down their hearing aids. Here's the scoop. Germany is so desperate to encourage people to have more children that the government is proposing a bill allowing citizens under six… more »
Feb/16
2011
What in hell is Hasboro thinking? In the new version of Monopoly, the game’s classic pastel-colored bills and the designated Banker have been banished, along with other old-fashioned elements, in favor of a computer that runs the game. Hasbro showed a… more »
Feb/16
2011
I don't see what's wrong with this. Really. OSLO, Norway (AP) — A Norwegian shipping magnate was strongly criticized Wednesday for suggesting that pirates captured off the Horn of Africa should be sunk with their skiffs or executed on the spot. "When… more »
Feb/16
2011
Proof positive that some people are just assholes. The biggest lie of the decade and this asshole is damn proud of the disaster and death that resulted. LONDON (AP) — An Iraqi man whose testimony the United States used as a key evidence to build a case… more »
Feb/16
2011
Well the dog show is over, the winners have gone home with their ribbons and their cups, and the losers have left with their tails between their legs (well, it's just a metaphor.) I love looking at dog show pictures. Pedigreed pups prancing with… more »
Feb/15
2011

Hussan Ghazanfar: Bitch

Who is Hussan Ghazanfar? She's a Judas Goat. Her "official" position is "the acting minister of women’s affairs" in Afghanistan. And her goal is the total repression of her sisters. KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan’s top female official began a… more »
Feb/15
2011
Methinks that man and his opinions are long in need of retirement. He's clearly just a bitter old prick. As the Century debated whether to sever ties with an all-male club in London, Mr. Safer described a prominent female club member as “whining,”… more »
Feb/15
2011
They want me to do their work for them. That's the bottom line. And I hate it, because I still labor under the ill conceived notion that somehow these people are here to serve me. Silly isn't it? Who am I talking about? Well my retirement investment… more »
Feb/15
2011
Rumors of lay-offs, reimbursements for out-of-pocket expenses either slow or non-existent, more time spent running around getting approvals than actually doing the work and a management more concerned with which hours an ass is in a chair than whether… more »
Feb/14
2011
Anyone else see the hypocrisy here? ISLAMABAD (AP) — The confessed killer of a liberal Pakistani governor pleaded guilty Monday to a murder he said was justified under Islam, while outside the court supporters bearing flowers and cards wished him a… more »
Feb/14
2011
I guess it depends on what you want to believe, but if you choose to, the statistic say that netbooks haven't just leveled out, they've slumped. Today, tablets are all the rage, including the iPad from Apple and a host of new entries starting to come… more »
Feb/14
2011
Four Walmart employees disarmed a man who pulled a gun on them after he was caught shop lifting. They removed the gun and restrained him until the police got there. The police said they did everything right. In this situation, the employees were defe… more »
Feb/14
2011
I just found out today that I am a spy for management, that I cannot be trusted. Why? I am friends with assistant to our boss. She rose through the ranks rather quickly and some think too quickly. Some are jealous, some are resentful that she can “boss… more »
Feb/13
2011
Pundit Ann Coulter talked about Obama using Democrats' poor fortunes in November's congressional elections. "The way things are going, Obama may want to look into becoming the president of Egypt. Nobody would complain about him being a Muslim then," she… more »
Feb/13
2011
On one end is the obscenely rich, the multi-million dollar CEOs, celebrities, and trust fund babies, and on the other end is the very poor, who tend to be the biggest recipients of entitlements, and then there are the rest of us. Those on one end get… more »
Feb/12
2011
We were in a meeting. Then the first five bars of "Bad to the Bone" belted out from under the table. It was somebody's cell phone. We were treated to another two rounds of the brief tune until its owner was able to locate the little device and silence… more »
Feb/11
2011
Egypt. They're dancing in the isles, singing in the streets, hailing the end of an era. But you have to wonder if it's going to be another Russia where people start waxing nostalgic for the Ol' Hos not too long after he's gone. I dunno, somehow you have… more »
Feb/10
2011

Fuck You 2011 (continued)

Let's tack these onto the list... * At band practice tonight, over the course of an hour, my effects pedals, one by one, began to quit. I now have four non-functioning pedals. And no, it's not the batteries. * On Monday, a friend of a friend and an… more »
Feb/10
2011
Trump announces that he wants to run for President as the Republican party candidate. Hilarity ensues. "The United States is becoming the laughingstock of the world," Trump said, sounding every bit a candidate as he offered his rationale for a possible… more »
Feb/10
2011
Companies are taking the workplace smoking ban one step further, they want to regulate private lives to remove smokers from their payrolls end of story. While most of the companies applied their rules only to new employees, a few eventually mandated… more »
Feb/10
2011
Our office, like many large offices, has a parking pecking order. We get tags telling us what parking lot to which we are assigned. Choice and placement is dependent on our position and longevity. Recently, several people retired, so the lot assignments… more »
Feb/09
2011
Um, no? She doesn't? WASHINGTON — Representative Christopher Lee of New York abruptly resigned on Wednesday night after a shirtless photo of himself, which he had e-mailed to a woman, was published on the Internet.[...] Mr. Lee, who is 46, replied to a… more »
Feb/09
2011

More Republican Rudeness

Why is the part of "conservative values" also the party of rudeness and rampant anger? One might thing that conservatism, in the most literal sense, would also be the most polite, staid, and formal. But no, not true. When it comes to slinging insults,… more »
Feb/09
2011
You might remember this guy, he's the looney that sued the University of Kentucky because they didn't see fit to appoint a religious wacko as department chair. Well the University decided to play it safe and just pay the guy to go away (instead of… more »
Feb/09
2011
It's getting tiresome. I just wish the rest of the world would stop taking this kind of rarefied bullshit seriously. Hussein Abdullahi told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the arms shipment seized Oct. 26 "was not conflicting with the U.N.… more »
Feb/09
2011

Suicide Squirrel

The little guy came outta nowhere. Somehow in the middle of a 4 lane route my headlights lit up a flicker of fuzzy tail. Now ordinarily I would try and swerve, but not in the dark on a crowded road in icy conditions. I didn't feel or hear a thump, so… more »
Feb/09
2011
If Gabriele Susanne Kerner agrees with her country's laws on abortion is not the real question. The real question is whether the singer, whose band Nena sang the song "99 Luftballoons" or "99 Red Balloons" (for those only familiar with the English… more »
Feb/08
2011
Well it's the end of an era, never again shall a new car come equipped with a factory-installed cassette player. The last, the very last model was the 2010 Lexus SC 430. You know when I first read that I was kinda sad and a bit nostalgic. Then I thought… more »
Feb/08
2011
Sorry, not a pr0no-post, but one about a chicken. The male kind of chicken. DELANO, Calif. (AP) — A California man attending a cockfight has died after being stabbed in the leg by a bird that had a knife attached to its own limb. The Kern County coroner… more »
Feb/07
2011

Bad Precedent

The Department of Homeland Security has recently taken up a new hobby. They’ve been seizing domain names left and right. The vast majority of these recent digital seizures have to do with the pressing national security threat of copyright infringement.… more »
Feb/06
2011
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — In their zeal to set a Super Bowl attendance record, the NFL and Jerry Jones overlooked one important detail: Making sure all the temporary seats inside mammoth Cowboys Stadium had been inspected and were ready for the fans. A… more »
Feb/06
2011
In the list of "what not to touch" most people know that a dead raccoon is potentially more lethal than a bit of twat. Clearly these kids were rather sheltered. That or they just weren't too smart in their 'life choices.' The Carrington High School team… more »
Feb/06
2011
There's nuts out there with guns. No, I don't mean the typical, gun-toting yahoo, but genuine, certified lunatics who, by law, aren't allowed to own a gun. But they do because either someone didn't check, they didn't admit it, or the police just haven't… more »
Feb/06
2011
This owner is clearly a numbnutz. LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man who took exception to someone else giving his dog a biscuit faces a misdemeanor assault charge. The Livingston Enterprise reports one man had reached over a fence to give a dog a… more »
Feb/06
2011
Stuff like this affirms my faith in those men and women wearing The Badge... ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — It's been 38 years since a blind woman was bludgeoned to death in her Rochester, N.Y., home. Now a twice-convicted sexual predator, Willie James Kimble,… more »
Feb/06
2011

Musings Of The Deranged

Dunno, I don't think I believe this as anything more than a publicity stunt. LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — The wife of a Pakistani man shot and killed by a U.S. official tried to commit suicide by eating rat poison Sunday, explaining that she was driven to… more »
Feb/06
2011
Cheney is so out of touch with reality it's not funny. SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Saturday called Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak a good friend and U.S. ally, and he urged the Obama administration to move… more »
Feb/06
2011
Ever been in a bathroom so gross you'd rather pee outside? Or worse, where you've seen gas station lavatories that were more sanitary? Sure you have! But what about when it's your in your own home? I find there's a very acceptable double standard in… more »
Feb/05
2011
Sticky keys is the stupidest, most moronic piece of shit ever invented. I've never heard of anyone ever using it and all it does is annoy thousands of gamers who map the shift key to something useful only to have their game get fucked when the little… more »
Feb/05
2011

A New Blue Hell

What could be worse than a return of those little blue bozo's bastardized from the Europeans? Yes I mean the fucking Smurfs goddamit! What could be worse I ask? Well a fucking movie about them. Yes a freekin' animated movie. And what could be worse than… more »
Feb/05
2011
Fuck the rest of the song, actually fuck the whole thing because "the dash" is a lie. There is no dash. There's only slow, inexorable crawl. And that's when things are moving at all. Snow seems to bring out the stupid in most people, regardless of their… more »
Feb/04
2011
This Sunday will be a game without distractions. What kind of distractions you say? The "Double-D" kind, because neither Greenbay nor the Steelers have cheerleaders. I didn't really care in the past, if women stood on the sidelines and jiggled, jounced… more »
Feb/04
2011
Maybe it's an easy solution for a guy who's insecure. Or maybe it's just an easy out. Or perhaps it's just evidence of how true the catch phrase "there's a sucker born every minute" really is. No matter which, Pajamagrams are not worth the money. Guys… more »
Feb/04
2011
Filed under 'Sauce for the Gander.' STOCKHOLM (AP) — Leaked Swedish police documents on the Julian Assange sex cases raise key questions for both sides about the allegations.[...] The 39-year-old Australian denies any wrongdoing in separate encounters… more »
Feb/04
2011

Fly Mark Fly

I'm one of those that thinks that Mark Kelly should get his ass up there and circle the Earth on the shuttle Endeavor. Why? Because he's qualified. Because it's his job. Because it's what he's trained to do and he's good at it. And most of all it will… more »
Feb/04
2011

It's not personal

We here at WoS are ranters and ravers. That’s not entirely true. We rant frequently, and rave rarely. This is a place where we take our frustrations out. It doesn’t really matter the source of the frustrations. Each of us has our pet peeves. We post,… more »
Feb/03
2011
I was still in school, well ok college, when Regan was President. The fact that I never voted for him aside, I just don't get what the hoopla is over this guy. I mean he looked good in a suit (with the help of the right padding) and he could memorize… more »
Feb/03
2011
Who is Foliage Development? Scumbags that's who. WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A landlord is suing to keep a Kansas doctor from performing abortions at the space she leases in Wichita. Abortion services haven't been offered in Wichita since Dr. George Tiller was… more »
Feb/03
2011
Truthfully no one ever claimed that fashion designers were all that bright, but this one takes the cake... The tweet from (at)KennethCole read: "Millions are in an uproar in (hashtag) Cairo. Rumor is they heard our new spring collection is now available… more »
Feb/03
2011

No Microsoft Help For You

That is what you get if you don’t want to or cannot connect to the internet. We got Microsoft Office at work and if you want help you must connect to the internet. Microsoft being arrogant and thinking everyone has internet all the time? Say it ain't… more »
Feb/03
2011
We had MS Office 2003 a while back and OpenOffice in between. I liked the 2003 version, but we switched to OpenOffice to save money, since it was free. It had growing pains, but OpenOffice improved and was functional enough. We were using it and… more »
Feb/03
2011

Fuck 2011

Aside from the weather, 2011 has sought fit to dump the following things in the first thirty-one days of the year. A sickness that laid me out for several days Multiple departures from work of not just co-workers but friends Upper management… more »
Feb/02
2011
Someone has been spamming this site. Well, to be more honest, a ~lot of people have been spamming this site and have been for years. The good news is that the blog engine I use, B2Evolution, has excellent spam reduction and cleanup tools. One of those… more »
Feb/02
2011
Hospitals are considering restricting the use of cameras in the delivery room. I think it's a good idea, but first here's the other side. CASCADE, Md. — When Laurie Shifler was expecting her eighth child, she was so upset about a local hospital’s new… more »
Feb/01
2011
Apparently it's all the teacher's fault that kids are failing in school. This is because the teachers and only the teachers should be held accountable for how a student performs. Believe that and I have a bridge to sell you. Now several Republican… more »
Feb/01
2011
Actually I'm sure the schools are fine, it's just the administrators that are rampant, flaming, out of control idiots. SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (AP) — A high school freshman who hit classmates with plastic pellets blown from a tube has been suspended and… more »
Feb/01
2011
A second federal judge ruled on Monday that it was unconstitutional for Congress to enact a health care law that required Americans to obtain commercial insurance, evening the score at 2 to 2 in the lower courts as conflicting opinions begin their path… more »
Feb/01
2011
Everyone has experienced a time when they faced a test they just couldn't manage. Some people give up, other's get pissed, but if you put down something offensive in your anger just don't do it in a third-world country like Pakistan... KARACHI, Pakistan… more »
Feb/01
2011
I have a hard time even pasting the quote from the AP. VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The 100 dogs were shot dead over two days after an expected post-Olympics boom in dogsledding business at an adventure company didn't pan out. Most died instantly,… more »
Feb/01
2011
Stacey Champion is the real bitch here. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis woman has been charged with animal cruelty after postal workers say she tried to mail a puppy to Atlanta in a sealed box with no air holes. Postal Service spokesman Pete Nowacki… more »