Archives for: "November 2012"

Nov/30
2012
The current case involves Myriad Genetics Inc. of Salt Lake City, which has patents on two genes linked to increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Myriad's BRACAnalysis test looks for mutations on the breast cancer predisposition gene, or BRCA.… more »
Nov/29
2012
What happens when you take two activists, a video camera, a sheriff and a self-appointed TSA nazi, but them in an airport waiting area then shake or stir (you decide)? See for yourself - link For those that don't want to watch the video, here is a m… more »
Nov/29
2012
Want to know why Republicans are making a big issue about Susan Rice? Here, let me spell it out in plain language: Republicans want Obama to appoint Kerry as Secretary of State because they want a shot at his senate seat. There. I said it. It has… more »
Nov/28
2012
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/11/28/ohio-dad-gets-jail-for-mocking-girl-with-cerebral-palsy/?test=latestnews more »
Nov/28
2012
...for proving once again that idiots can ride but they can't read. While many motorcycle groups endorse the use of helmets, they also oppose mandatory helmet laws as infringements on personal liberties and their right to assume the risk of riding… more »
Nov/27
2012
"The Big Bang Theory" reached the 20 million viewer mark last week. This is a level of popularity shared by a handful of TV shows, including classics like "M*A*S*H" and "Seinfeld" (although I was never a fan of the later). Is it because people like laug… more »
Nov/27
2012

Annoying Error Noise

A co-worker was doing something in Excel today. It was apparent by the number error noises I was hearing that she didn't have a clue what she was doing. clunk . . .clunk . . . clunk . clunk. Most of the morning and all afternoon. I would have offered to… more »
Nov/27
2012
Ok Rod, time to come out from behind that curtain, because I know you're hiding back there... WASHINGTON (AP) -- A wide-ranging bill to give hunters and fishermen more access to public lands stalled in the Senate Monday after Republicans said it spends… more »
Nov/26
2012
I don't really want to draw a parallel between gun owners and suckers who fall for the same bullshit twice, instead I'll just let the article speak for itself. FORTH WORTH, Texas, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Gun control advocates said there's been a sharp uptick… more »
Nov/25
2012
Ok, last post on this topic for this year. My solution to this nonsense is to switch Cyber Monday to Thursday. With Cyber Thursday followed by Black Friday people can shop and still pass out in a comfy, turkey coma. This works and if you think ab… more »
Nov/24
2012
Shame on all those people who went shopping on Thursday. Double to the stores that forced their employees to work rather than be home with their families. WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE. This is Romneyfication of America: Money is good, buy,… more »
Nov/23
2012
Those that have read some of my comments and posts realize that I am seldom a fan of activists. I have had many years experience dealing with activist individuals and groups. Some are good. Some are good but they get bad advice from consultants that are… more »
Nov/23
2012
Millions. SHe wants millions for a yet-to-be-substantiated tryst with Kevin Clash. Really? Millions? Honey there is nothing about your dry-humping youth that is worth millions. From Cecil's own admission there was nothing technically sexual about their… more »
Nov/22
2012
I ordered a nifty little solar/crank powered radio with a flashlight that I got from L.L. Bean (to whom I recently became addicted). The one I ordered is currently out of stock. My boyfriend liked the one I got so I was looking to see what L.L. Bean had… more »
Nov/22
2012
If you don't know what Linked-In is don't bother reading further because this doesn't concern you. On the other hand for those of you who know what it is and are, perhaps as reluctantly as I, a member, read on and sympathize. When I first heard… more »
Nov/21
2012
I was tired. I'd gotten up before 6am to get ready for a business meeting. It was a damn long day and I was damn glad to be on the flight home. The crowded, smelly, right-before-thanksgiving flight home, complete with toddlers, infants and assorted rug… more »
Nov/20
2012

Hint to Smokers

If you are standing on line in the supermarket and the person in front of you moves away more than once when there really isn't a reason for them to move, take a hint. I moved away from the walking ashtray standing behind me in line three times because… more »
Nov/20
2012
Seen today on the commute home: White Lexus with random blue squiggles spray painted all the hell over. Even on the headlights. You could tell this car was loved, phat rims, glossy shine, nary a dent. You could also tell that someone had it in for the… more »
Nov/19
2012
It's a fine line, but cross it and you lose your audience. It's the moment when all the lens flares, explosions, particles, decals, fog and graphical effects overwhelm the viewer and they have no fucking clue what they're looking at. It has the effect… more »
Nov/18
2012
After the thrashing they just took you'd think they'd know that posting one woman to a virtually unknown party post isn't going to freekin' matter. Now they're back at it, treating a woman with complete contempt and disrespect. WASHINGTON (AP) --… more »
Nov/17
2012
The sad thing? They're only 30% of the Hostess workforce and yet they fucked things up for the remaining 70%. [L]ast week, thousands of members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union went on strike after… more »
Nov/16
2012
When it comes down to it women, especially pregnant ones, have no rights in Catholic and Pro-life dogma. That a women should die even as the fetus attached to her dies is considered OK. And this is the 21st century... Savita Halappanavar's family s… more »
Nov/15
2012
Some people, other than Romney, are taking the post-election anger just a little too far... GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) -- Police in Arizona say a Mesa woman injured her husband by running over him with an SUV because he didn't vote in last week's presidential… more »
Nov/14
2012
Paula Broadwell is a moron, really there's no other way about it. Sending nasty-grams to another friend of her former lover (actually I have a hard time calling him her lover because it seems as if it was a limited infatuation) is an infantile response… more »
Nov/13
2012
This was a new one on me, a woman walking by in the supermarket with her cellphone wedged in place against her ear held by her headscarf. Not exactly as fashionable as a bluetooth earpiece,but clearly getting the job done. Hands free? I guess, but it… more »
Nov/12
2012
It's all a matter of how your see yourself, either as a loner or as part of something greater... It's a familiar election-year narrative, that Americans - not just the candidates, not just the parties, not just the pundits who shriek at us from parti… more »
Nov/12
2012
Try as I might there are people out there who are just orders of magnitude better than me. I will never, in all my days, be able to come up with a title like this. CONDOM CONUNDRUM: PORN INDUSTRY PONDERS LATEX LAW I bow to your artistry Sir, it… more »
Nov/11
2012
The political parties can soul-search all they like, but the answer to what happened in this election is very simple: too much money and not enough thought. The Republicans out-raised the Democrats handily. No one will argue with that, but just like a… more »
Nov/10
2012
... because he might replace you in Congress! more »
Nov/10
2012
Today General Petraeus resigned. Also, and less notable, the head of Lockheed Martin also bailed from his post for the same reason. Over and over we see the same ritual, people who have a fling outside of their marriage leaving jobs that often they are… more »
Nov/09
2012
On Fridays my morning wake-up radio station has an open line format where people call and say what they want. One guy this morning called to congratulate Colorado on legalizing pot. At least that is what DJs and I seemed to think. He was having… more »
Nov/09
2012
Because making a packet off slavering shoppers on the day after Thanksgiving, Walmart is now providing the opportunity to ruin Thanksgiving itself. The world's largest retailer [Walmart] is throwing its doors open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, two h… more »
Nov/08
2012
I keep hearing it batted around so why the hell not just throw it out here? God wanted Obama to win because: a. we had a major storm during the RNC, making it miserable b. we had a major storm just before the election, giving Obama a platform to… more »
Nov/07
2012
Waaaaaaaaaaaaaah! music from a tiny violin plays in the background Listen up Big Boy, money can buy you a lot of things, but it can't always buy you love or politics. Grow up ya whiner. more »
Nov/07
2012
Honestly it's the third fucking asshole moron in as many days. Ffs people, get a grip. If you're so blind you can't see in the middle of a brightly lit town, the highbeams ain't gonna help. more »
Nov/06
2012

GO VOTE

I don't care where you are or who you want to vote for. Just go vote. It's not just your right it's a privilege that much of the world doesn't get. Go vote. Every single voice matters, including yours. more »
Nov/05
2012
Like him or love him, Mitt Romney is in the lead in the Republican primaries. The discussions keep coming back to his Mormonism. If he doesn't talk about it, he's hiding something. If he does, he's a fringe wacko from a cult. Damned if he does, damned i… more »
Nov/05
2012
1. Because you're rich 2. Because you're Mormon 3. Because you don't remember what happened eight years ago 4. ... Sorry, I don't have any more. more »
Nov/04
2012
One billion dollars. That's what's been spent in the elections thus far, one billion. It didn't feed families, it didn't help the poor, it didn't win any wars, it didn't care for any veterans, it didn't fill any potholes or fix any bridges. It was on… more »
Nov/03
2012
So pointless... FREEDOM, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man who apparently shot a young relative after mistaking her costume for a skunk has been ordered to stand trial on charges of assault and reckless endangerment.[..] Police say the girl was in a black… more »
Nov/02
2012

Elect Me! Or else.

I don’t understand the reasoning that the Romney campaign has been slewing around out there recently. They’re claiming that Mitty would have a better chance of getting bipartisan cooperation from Congress than Obama would. They say that the Democrat con… more »
Nov/02
2012
This falls firmly into the category of "wtf stupid." Actually, that's being nice. CAIRO (AP) -- Some anti-American Muslim clerics have cast the deadly Superstorm Sandy as divine punishment for a film mocking the Prophet Muhammad or for other perceiv… more »
Nov/01
2012
In GOP ethics it's OK to approve of greed over lust. Akin supporter Kiley Chaney, a union bricklayer who drove an hour from rural Garden City to attend the rally, acknowledged that Akin had "made some blunders in the campaign." But Chaney said he was… more »