Archives for: "October 2012"

Oct/30
2012
Lindsay Lohan tweeted: “WHY is everyone in SUCH a panic about hurricane (i’m calling Sally)...?” the troubled starlet tweeted Sunday night. “Stop projecting negativity! Think positive and pray for peace.” I'm sure thinking positive would have stop… more »
Oct/30
2012
College is a time of learning and I understand that with all that youthful energy students can often make a crusade about anything, from crappy cafeteria food to politics. But sometimes in an overzealous attempt to fight perceived wrongs young adults… more »
Oct/29
2012
Doesn't really matter what the article was on, his statement shows what thinking people are up against: raw ignorance. "I believe in one man and one woman," said Art Posingies, 82. "I'm a Christian, I go to church. If it's in the Bible, I believe it and… more »
Oct/28
2012
51% of America dislikes blacks enough to be open about it. That means the actual number is far higher. In all, 51 percent of Americans now express explicit anti-black attitudes, compared with 48 percent in a similar 2008 survey. When measured by an… more »
Oct/27
2012

Obama: Rags to Riches?

Referring to Jay-Z and Beyonce as “Jay and Bey,” Obama said they all “remember what it’s like not having anything, and we know people who were just as talented as us that didn’t get the same break, the same chance.” Read more: http://www.nydailynews.… more »
Oct/26
2012
I recall, way back, when Arnold was taking bovine steroids because that was all that was available at the time. It certainly helped turn him into a bull of a man, all rack and back and well... let's move on. So now we find out that Lance doped for all… more »
Oct/25
2012
This made the news. Why? BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- A Florida rabbi said he was overjoyed by the birth of his son after previously having six daughters with his wife.[..] Congregants said the birth of the boy was a source of joy for the entire… more »
Oct/24
2012
Once again a GOP politician has something to say about women's reproductive rights, and once again it's puke-worthy. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock refused to apologize Wednesday for saying that rape resulting… more »
Oct/24
2012
11.3 ounces? Wtf is that? It's the most unnatural measure since the "smoot". Serious this is going to be one very sad Halloween for most kids because it seems like the recession is finally trickling down to them. more »
Oct/23
2012
Just how blitheringly stupid are these Italians? In a modern-day witch hunt an Italian court has convicted scientists of *not* accurately predicting a quake... L'AQUILA, Italy (AP) -- In a verdict that sent shock waves through the scientific communi… more »
Oct/22
2012
It is a sad day for science. Emotions have trumped reason. The people of L'Aquila needed someone to blame for loved ones dying in a 2009 earthquake. The verdict is in and seven Italian scientists and technicians are the scapegoats. I previously post… more »
Oct/22
2012
Sucks to be Twitter, that's all I can say to start... PARIS (AP) -- Twitter agreed to pull racist and anti-Semitic tweets under a pair of French hash tags after a Jewish group threatened to sue the social network for running afoul of national laws… more »
Oct/21
2012
Get this, Tebow, the uber religious and proud of it quarterback, is going to start charging people for kneeling in a moment of prayer. Isn't that awesome? FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- Dropping to a knee like Tim Tebow might cost you now. The New Yo… more »
Oct/20
2012
Even if they refused to continue to support the program, Mississippi could help people out today. But Conservatives don't want to help the poor. They want them to die. And the quicker the better. JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi has long been one of… more »
Oct/19
2012
Windows is going to try and go Apple on it's users. It should be interesting to see what happens. My prediction? High chance of another "Vista" debacle, an OS that no one likes, wants, uses, or supports. It's funny how arrogant Microsquish is about the… more »
Oct/18
2012

200

I'd often think to myself, in a lazy sort of way, "Two-hundred pounds. Yeah, that's not a bad weight for me. It's beefy, sure, but it's not awful." Never a scale watcher, I'd occasionally step on such a beast when I was curious. It's hard to recall what… more »
Oct/18
2012
Israel doesn't want to share anything. They want the little bit the Palestinians have left and their strategy is to keep them repressed in order to breed more radicalism. That way they have "an excuse" to kill the remaining landowners. JERUSALEM… more »
Oct/17
2012
Conservatives are the main reason for stupid-ass, time-wasting, financial-drain stupidity studies like these... CHICAGO (AP) -- Shots that protect against cervical cancer do not make girls promiscuous, according to the first study to compare medical… more »
Oct/16
2012

Four Year Old Breaks Lexus

Kid has a destiny in QA, that's all I can say. YONKERS, N.Y., Oct. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. product review company Consumer Reports said a 4-year-old boy helped discover a flaw in a Lexus trunk escape mechanism that put consumers at risk. Under federal… more »
Oct/15
2012
The principal has apologized and a "make-up" dance has been offered, but for kids who were denied a night with their peers it's a sad example of how easily power is abused. STANSBURY PARK, Utah (AP) -- A Utah high school threw a second homecoming dan… more »
Oct/14
2012
It's all over the news, a rich, little town in Maine, vacation ground for former presidents, has busted a popular and fairly posh prostitute. People all around are waiting with scarlet A's, ready to slap them on anyone who was foolhardy enough trade ca… more »
Oct/13
2012
If you're going to go national with a slogan make it your own, or alternatively, at least ~ask the original author for permission... LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The creator of TV's "Friday Night Lights" is accusing Mitt Romney of plagiarizing a phrase from the… more »
Oct/12
2012
Once again stubborn, unthinking orthodoxy is being defended as "an attack against faith." It makes one wonder, is orthodoxy a form of mental disease? NEW YORK (AP) -- A group of rabbis is clashing with New York City health officials over the safety of… more »
Oct/11
2012
Walmart has driven small shops to the bring of extinction, but they're not satisfied. Now they want to complete head to head against the few last hold outs. This is the Walmart way of ensuring that the "little-guy" never, ever stands a chance. NEW YORK… more »
Oct/10
2012

Morning Magpie

I have to ride a shuttle from a parking area to the complex where I work. After a while you recognize the faces and form rough opinions: grouchy, cheerful, pushy, polite, smelly, ... magpie. I was first on line and looking forward to grabbing the pri… more »
Oct/10
2012
Once again the "manly" men of the Taliban, supposed warriors of the toughest caliber are taking on a formidable enemy: a teenage school girl. MINGORA, Pakistan (AP) -- Fourteen-year-old Malala Yousufzai was admired across a battle-scarred region of… more »
Oct/09
2012
The NRA has NOTHING to complain about because Obama did diddly/squat to impose on gun owners. Yet the bully-club feels the need to shake the specter in people's faces. NEW YORK (AP) -- The National Rifle Association is airing a new television ad in four… more »
Oct/07
2012
Lorenzo Garcia is one of the world's biggest assholes, and yet, for all the damage he's done to children Texas is only giving him 3 1/2 years in prison. Because that's all they think the lives and futures he's destroyed are worth. EL PASO, Texas (AP) --… more »
Oct/06
2012
I tried going to: www.barackobama.com and then www.mittromney.com I'm paranoid so never got past the pesky log-in-esq page, or shall I say the "I'M IN!" page for our current president. Mitt Romney's site did want me to log in, but I was ab… more »
Oct/06
2012

Oh Noes! GMOs!

I have news for all those ramped-up anti-GMO folks in Cali... you're all GMO's yourselves. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Calories. Nutrients. Serving size. How about "produced with genetic engineering?" California voters will soon decide whether to require… more »
Oct/05
2012
Ok, this is just stupid beyond all belief... Maine Republicans have created a webpage revealing that Democrat candidate Colleen Lachowicz plays an orc rogue in World of Warcraft (WoW). Ms Lachowicz's liking for back-stabbing and poison in WoW rais… more »
Oct/04
2012
In Mali Islamic fighters recruit children to fight for them. They eat less, they shoot as many bullets, their minds are young and impressionable, and they're not as demanding as adults. All the easier to fuck their minds in the name of religion. Dardar,… more »
Oct/03
2012

Pissed Off Pork

The swine are revolting! COQUILLE, Ore., Oct. 2 (UPI) -- A 70-year-old farmer in Oregon was eaten by 700-pound pigs, but how he died is a mystery, authorities said. Terry V. Garner went to feed his pigs Wednesday. When he failed to return, a family… more »
Oct/02
2012
The religious freedom restoration act is designed to protect Americans from having their religious rights infringed upon. The key word in that sentence is "their". And U.S. District Judge Carol Jackson stated that most succinctly when she upheld the… more »
Oct/01
2012
Sweden is known as one of the most progressive nations when it comes to gender equality. But apparently that veneer is only laminate deep. STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Ikea is being criticized for deleting images of women from the Saudi version of its furnitur… more »