Archives for: "December 2012"

Dec/31
2012
There's no question that Dick had a major impact on all our lives this year... -Ryan Seacrest Um, hell yah? more »
Dec/30
2012
I've had the dubious honor of blogging about lots of assholes here on World of Suck, but I think we've found their king: Irving Pinsky. A lawyer who's asking to sue Connecticut for $100 million on behalf of a 6-year-old Newtown school shooting surviv… more »
Dec/29
2012
File this under "Well WTF did you expect?..." NEW YORK, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- Nearly a third of U.S. children with food allergies are bullied, researchers say. That is nearly double the rate of 17 percent Rutgers University researchers found for all ch… more »
Dec/28
2012
https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/legally-recognize-westboro-baptist-church-hate-group/DYf3pH2d more »
Dec/27
2012
SUVs are big and people bought them because of that fact. They wanted big. "It's safer!" they said. "I can see better!" And best of all it will "protect my family in a crash." Of course for those people who ran over their own children with those… more »
Dec/27
2012
We had our first real snow storm here. It never ceases to amaze me how stupid people can be. I saw a few of geniuses on the way into work Stupid person number 1: Just as I am coming up a hill I see a guy come running out into my lane and then he comm… more »
Dec/27
2012
There has been nothing so unpatriotic and inhumane as those bandying the phrase "Pushing their agenda on the corpses of dead children." It makes me livid that anyone, ANYONE could say that a dead child is being used as a tool. That someone can't see the… more »
Dec/26
2012
Every year my Mother in Law manages to find a present that just astounds me. Not necessarily in a good way, just in a "Well... um... thanks" kinda way. One year it was a ceramic chicken. Another it was a beeswax taper the size of a Foster's Lager c… more »
Dec/26
2012
WEBSTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say the man who lured firefighters in Webster, N.Y., into a deadly ambush had the same make and caliber semiautomatic rifle as the one used in the Connecticut school massacre. Webster Police Chief Gerald Pickering said… more »
Dec/25
2012

Hey Larry...

What's greater than the second amendment? The first. more »
Dec/25
2012
Or maybe it's candid camera without the witty host . . . A friend went to CVS with a 25% off coupon hoping to buy some perfume for a Christmas present. He asks for assistance to get the perfume, waits 20 minutes. He asks again, waits another 5 minutes.… more »
Dec/24
2012

Being Sick Sucks

I lost yesterday. Truthfully I didn't lose it, I know it was there, but that's about all I knew as I curled into a ball hacking and shivering. I haven't been this sick since I can remember, and omfg, of all the times to be sick this wasn't the best. I'm… more »
Dec/23
2012
The Pope recently came out with another statement about "traditional marriage". I find it amusing that a man who has vowed celibacy fancies himself on what works in marriage. In a "perfect" world, every marriage would consist of a man and a woman who… more »
Dec/22
2012
Everyone has a moment, or several even, when they have a choice between stepping into the line of fire or walking away. The question is, when and where and how often does someone actually choose to play Superman and at what cost? In this instance I know… more »
Dec/21
2012
The NRA just doesn't get it. They don't have a clue that *most* parents (Texas lunatics excepted) don't want more bullets in the air in a deadly situation, they want less. The point they're missing entirely is that gun violence needs to be stopped ~be… more »
Dec/20
2012
Nope, didn't take long at all for video games to get tossed up into the mix... WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional gun rights supporters showed an increased willingness Tuesday to consider new legislation to control firearms in the aftermath of the Conn… more »
Dec/19
2012
I usually have nothing good to say about the Internet vigilantes, and I'm not sure if I do this time either, but it's a tough call. Anonymous reacted quickly when Westboro Baptist Church members said they planned to picket Sandy Hook Elementary School,… more »
Dec/18
2012
According to their "values" women's mortality has always been linked to childbirth, so why should that change now? The Irish government has announced it will legislate for abortion in circumstances where the mother's life is at risk. The move comes… more »
Dec/18
2012

Insta-Suicide

Talk about e-Stupidity, Instagram is now the new post child. "To help us deliver interesting paid or sponsored content or promotions, you agree that a business may pay us to display your username, likeness, photos, in connection with paid or sponsore… more »
Dec/18
2012
There have been notions to arm University students to protect campuses, other ideas about putting armed officers in elementary schools. But today one kid decided to protect himself. SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A Utah sixth-grader caught with a gun at school… more »
Dec/17
2012
This Officer did more than just protect the law, he protected the spirit of hope and humanity... PLANO, Texas, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- A Plano, Texas, police officer wrapped a traffic ticket for an expired registration in a $100 bill after pulling over a man… more »
Dec/16
2012
A lot of attention is being directed toward a discussion of gun control in the tragic massacre that occurred at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. Its true that fire arms were the tools that were used to kill many innocent people. However, it is coming t… more »
Dec/16
2012
I've always said that states need to offer both sides equal support. (CNN) - A federal judge ruled that North Carolina's new "Choose Life" license plates are unconstitutional because the state does not offer a pro-choice alternative. "The State's… more »
Dec/15
2012
Imbecile. (CNN) - Responding to the deadly mass shooting Friday in Newtown, Connecticut, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said new laws regulating guns won't deter such shootings, linking a lack of religious discussion in the classroom to increased… more »
Dec/15
2012
States are "hailing" this as a big win. But it's bullshit, because it's just another way to rip more money from the consumer. BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts retailers are hailing a deal reached between online seller Amazon.com and state officials to begin… more »
Dec/14
2012
Guns. We love 'em eh? They're a *right*, a freedom, a privilege. They're what America was founded on. We used them to overthrow our oppressors, and we'll do it again if necessary. Bullshit. If you think a gun, even an automatic weapon is going to take… more »
Dec/14
2012
I thought only smart people get to be judges. Apparently not. SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) -- [Superior Court Judge Derek Johnson] is being publicly admonished for saying a rape victim didn't put up a fight during her assault and that if someone doesn't want… more »
Dec/13
2012
It's one thing to send letters that offer services that victims of Hurricane Sandy may need. It's another to "offer" those services in a letter that seems to be a threat that is mailed to people who have documented oil spills and on letterhead that rese… more »
Dec/12
2012
I've had the most awesome streak of luck lately. Between disasters at work, and family disasters of near-Biblical proportions, I came home today to find not one, but two of our home computers torqued because of (what I guess) was a power failure/surge.… more »
Dec/11
2012
The conservative Christian group, One Million Mom's had their granny panties in a bunch again over Ellen DeGeneres being a spokesperson for J. C. Penny. They took issue with the fact that they have pulled Ellen out of the closet for a Christmas ad. They… more »
Dec/11
2012

Graphic Graphics

Mine-craft or your-craft? STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Swedish underwear company Bjorn Borg turned heads with its new line of long underwear that makes the wearer appear to be nude with pixelated privates. The company unveiled the new line Friday… more »
Dec/10
2012
Urban Outfitters has evidently hit the ire of the conservative crowd again with some of their profanity laced products. I can't say I agree with the conservative, Bible thumpin' folks entirely on this issue, but I can't say I disagree completely either.… more »
Dec/10
2012
I read this an a article about the ways small family run farms are changing to survive. Half a million farmers to retire by 2030. The older generation are retiring and many want to pass on the land and the heritage to their children. However when growin… more »
Dec/09
2012
The entertainment news has been reporting Demi Moore letting her hair down, literally, and having a good time at a couple of Miami parties. more »
Dec/08
2012

Stop the Stupid

I saw the title on a bumper sticker. It was on the car in front of me leaving the store exiting on a lightly traveled side road. The person pulled up to the stop sign and waited while the line of five slow traveling cars that were about 150 feet down th… more »
Dec/08
2012
So you're ready to do it? Kick someone off your visibility list, leaving them (and you) in the dark. There's lots of good reasons to consider this a viable option, here's my top five: 1. Because you don't want to hear what they're going to say next 2.… more »
Dec/07
2012
Christopher Dietz is a Virginia contractor. He is suing Jane Perez who wrote a poor review of Mr. Dietz's services on Yelp. He claims that Ms. Perez's opinion of his work and ethics cost him $300,000 in work and damaged his reputation. Hmm....Is a… more »
Dec/07
2012
At least when it comes to making movies... FAST FRAME: Peter Jackson's three-part epic based on "The Hobbit" was shot in 48 frames per second, a format that doubles the rate used for decades. It provides less blur and more clarity.[..] Some critics have… more »
Dec/06
2012

Shuttle Schmuck

I have to take a shuttle from a parking lot to my building. The busses are motor coach type (like Greyhound). There is a particular schmuck that must be on the same schedule as me because most mornings and nights I see his miserable puss. He walks on th… more »
Dec/05
2012
Same theme, different players... ATLANTA (AP) -- An elderly man opened fire on a woman after her car came into contact with his motorized wheelchair at a central Georgia service station, authorities said Wednesday. She died shortly afterward at a hos… more »
Dec/04
2012
Bob Costas is probably next on the NRA hit list. Because as All-American as the NRA is, they absolutely despise when someone exercises their freedom to denounce The Cult of The Gun. In the aftermath of the murder-suicide involving Kansas City Chiefs… more »
Dec/03
2012
Officer DePrimo is primo in my book. A photo of DePrimo giving a homeless man shoes has become an internet sensation. Neither the officer or the homeless man allegedly knew that a tourist was taking their picture. I admit that I would have likely walked… more »
Dec/03
2012
What do you do if you are a barefoot homeless guy and a kind stranger gives you warm socks and warm shoes on a cold night? If you are Jeffrey Hillman you stash the shoes and walk barefoot. At least he claims to have stashed the shoes. I suspect he sold… more »
Dec/02
2012
Bad day. Family problems, work problems want to come home and relax with drink and a game. Really I'm so sorry I bore you. I'll go away now. more »
Dec/01
2012
On a quick search for "donate to Wikipedia" turned up a "five reasons not to donate" and "ten reasons not to" donate most of which can be distilled down to: a: Waaaaa! Other people make more money than me while providing the world with a single loca… more »