Archives for: "September 2012"

Sep/30
2012
And speaker Cindy Jacobs [at the The America for Jesus rally in Philadelphia] has blamed a mysterious Arkansas bird-kill last year on Obama's repeal of the policy known as "don't ask, don't tell," which allows gays and lesbians to serve openly in the… more »
Sep/29
2012
The line was massive. From start to winding finish it probably was the length of three football fields placed end to end. And that was only counting the two longest lines. There were two more shorter ones at each end. Still I got in line, knowing that… more »
Sep/28
2012
Vilified by all and sundry for what was possibly the most stupid statement of this political season, the Republican machine is now coming to grips that what he said is less important to them than the fact that he's a republican. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.… more »
Sep/27
2012
Human rights are about humans. They're about physical freedom and liberty. They're about not being threatened or harmed. They're about being able to work, to have access to the basic necessities for living, such as warmth and shelter. What they… more »
Sep/26
2012
At least you'd hope that someone running for President can't honestly be that stupid... Last Friday, the plane carrying Ann Romney, the wife of presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, made an emergency landing in Denver after an apparent electrical… more »
Sep/26
2012

Madonna Morona

I don't know who she thought she was helping with this comment, but truthfully it befitted no one. "So, you all better vote for f--kin' Obama, OK?" [Madonna] exhorted concertgoers. "For better or for worse, all right, we have a black Muslim in the White… more »
Sep/25
2012
So, while the Muslim world continues to rail against the a YouTube video it sees as blasphemy, let me remind you that all is not well in other places either. In Greece, a 27 year old was arrested for blasphemy. His crime? He mocked the an Orthodox m… more »
Sep/24
2012
Rallies in Pakistan are calling for the US to criminalize blasphemy. Blasphemy is defined as: "impious utterance or action concerning God or sacred things." The 2nd Amendment prohibits the US government from restricting speech under most situations. Tha… more »
Sep/23
2012
Everyone has someone in their educational career that makes an impression on them. This guy made one hell of an impression on everyone who was exposed to him. But not in a good way. You see, he was truly the Professor from Hell. It was my first da… more »
Sep/22
2012
I don't even understand why the tiger's life is being called into question... NEW YORK (AP) -- A 400-pound tiger that mauled a man who jumped from a moving monorail train and plummeted over a protective fence at the Bronx Zoo will not be euthanized and… more »
Sep/21
2012
The headlines today made me sigh. Under the "health" section it said: Cranberry juice may lower blood pressure Yogurt may reduce high blood pressure Is anyone else tired of the food crazes? For a while it was tomatoes, then it was broccoli, th… more »
Sep/20
2012

XXXL Execution

As far as I can recall people have fought the death penalty in many ways, but never have they claimed that they were "too large" to die. COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A condemned Ohio inmate who weighs 480 pounds and has a history of difficulty losing weigh… more »
Sep/19
2012
According to reports from the International Herald Tribune of protests in Pakistan: One of the participants of the rally, Abdullah Ismail, passed away after he was taken to Mayo Hospital. Witnesses said he had complained of feeling unwell from the smoke… more »
Sep/18
2012

This Always Happens

I put on hand creme just before I need to use my cell phone. Why? more »
Sep/17
2012
Amor Arteaga, also known as ‘Lilman’, posted his rap "Pull Ya Pants Up" YouTube. He's only 9, but he obviously has more fashion sense than some of the guys twice or even three times his age! You go Amor. I'm sick of seeing people's nasty old undies… more »
Sep/17
2012

Fuck you Post Office

I have a community mailbox. For the fourth time in the past 6 months, I was unable to unlock my mailbox today. Each of the previous times it was because the delivery person had shoved the mail so far into the box that it prevented the latch from turning… more »
Sep/16
2012
Mick O'Kane is the Editor of the Irish Daily Star. Under his command his paper decided to reprint the photos that caused such a furor in France. I'm sure he thought he was being bold and brash, something admirable in newspaper circles. Instead he's b… more »
Sep/15
2012
This quote is a headshaker for everyone, friends and foes alike... "No one can say my plan is going to raise taxes on middle-income people, because principle number one is (to) keep the burden down on middle-income taxpayers," Romney told host George… more »
Sep/14
2012
Laurence Pieau thinks there's no harm in publishing rude pictures of people on their private vacation. But she's got a rude awakening coming... The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are hugely saddened over the "grotesque and unjustifiable invasion of p… more »
Sep/14
2012
This one is so simple I don't know why anyone hasn't recommended it. Take the stupid fuckwad that kicked the hornets nest and just ship his ass overseas. Let the angry mobs have some fun and things can go back to normal. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In a Sept.… more »
Sep/13
2012
The election is coming up and once again I have a horrible truth pushed to the front of my brain as I prepare to take the final slog through campaign ads. There are people that believe this shit. I’m not talking about believing little things. I mean, t… more »
Sep/12
2012
Only a professor of some namby pamby social "science" course would think there was nothing wrong with bringing their kid to class and then whipping out a titty and feeding it. And then she puts the icing on the cake by saying in her blog: "Do university… more »
Sep/12
2012
Let's get a few things clear right up front. There *is* no inflammatory film. It's a spoof, with all the "Islamic" references dubbed in. Really poorly. That's #1 and here's the reference. The film at the centre of the protests in Libya and Egypt… more »
Sep/11
2012

Simpler Than Divorce

Want out of your marriage? Don't want the hassle? Then why not just shoot your spouse. Accidentally of course... NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Authorities say a New Orleans woman shot and killed her husband after mistaking him for an intruder. Police say the… more »
Sep/10
2012
Russia and China have effectively neutered the United Nations, not that the UN really would have done all that much, maybe pass some resolutions and shaken an international finger. Assad pours Syrian money into Chinese and Russian coffers, two nations… more »
Sep/09
2012
Noticed in corners of the stairwells at work, air fresheners. Lots of them. I know it's summer time and I realize that we don't all smell as sweetly as we do first thing in the AM, but ffs, how about mounting them above eye level instead of leaving them… more »
Sep/08
2012
Election 2012 How I See It: Stability Vs. Greed Eight years of rampant greed did untold damage to our economy. Greed on the part of consumers who thought "credit" meant "Sale", greed on the part of financiers who were more than happy to hand shovels… more »
Sep/07
2012
Around where I am vacationing in the mountains my family and I have made an observation: The more of a Bible thumper, the more miserable the person(s) seems to be. Prime example was a couple getting into a car with plates that said "Jesus" in the local… more »
Sep/07
2012
“Ask Osama bin Laden if he is better off now than he was four years ago...” - John Kerry more »
Sep/06
2012
I truthfully can't abide people who think they know everything about how to raise everyone else's children. John Fletcher is a great exemplar of that kind of pissant, know-it-all egotist. TORONTO, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Spanking children should be made… more »
Sep/05
2012
Romney says he has nothing to hide, so OK, he should ante up, or rather he should *not* ante up... FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) -- The Secret Service said Wednesday it is investigating the reported theft of copies of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Ro… more »
Sep/04
2012
It's a crude statement because it's a crude solution to a non-existent problem: Robert Kosilek wants sex change surgery, but there's a problem, he's in prison for murdering his wife. BOSTON (AP) -- State prison officials must provide taxpayer-funded… more »
Sep/03
2012
I bought a tin of mushrooms for pizza. I didn't really check to see where they had been packaged because, well, because they were mushrooms ffs and why the hell would they NOT be from the USA? Because, apparently, it's just fucking cheaper to buy… more »
Sep/02
2012
Vacation in the Blue Ridge Mountains: Fresh mountain air? Check Rolling green pastures? Check Beautiful vista? Check Good cell signal? Not so much, except in this far corner. There are still areas where even Verizon can't reach. Still good to be away… more »
Sep/02
2012
Well I ante'd up the $9 for Starvoid since you got a two-fer and here is my out-of-the-box assessment: 1. Not ready. Really. The text became illegible when the game went into "game" mode (as opposed to the setup screen). No tweaking of resolution… more »
Sep/02
2012
Ok I gave it some time to settle and my reaction is still the same: wtf? I guess there comes a point where someone is too rich and famous to be put through a decent dry run, but maybe that's the lesson here? That no one should just hop up on stage and… more »
Sep/01
2012
(A) When approaching a slower moving car (B) When a car is driving up directly behind you (C) When the only other car for half a mile in either direction is coming from behind and driving faster than you in the passing lane If you said (C) then you… more »
Sep/01
2012
It's not really a sad reflection on South Atlanta, instead it's a legitimate representation of how the locals think... although I use that term very loosely. ATLANTA, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- An Atlanta non-profit said it will paint over a controversial pub… more »