Archives for: "March 2013"

Mar/31
2013
For a state with the motto "live free or die" they sure as hell ain't. WINDHAM, N.H., March 28 (UPI) -- A New Hampshire school district has banned dodge ball from gym classes after parents complained about their children being bullied during the game… more »
Mar/30
2013
Only in the France is this a serious concern... "Those girls show up and you realize they have a problem with this and are scared off. And at this point, I'm not even talking about the prices they ask for," he said. "Just imagine that for some reason… more »
Mar/29
2013
Apparently catholic conservatives are aghast at Francis because he is pursuing *new* tenants rather than strictly trying to uphold the old. Well, boo fucking hoo, hoo, hoo. Francis' decision to disregard church law and wash the feet of two girls - a… more »
Mar/28
2013

Spamhaus FTW

My money is on the underdog, the good guy in this fight... because the hero always wins. LONDON (AP) -- A record-breaking cyberattack targeting an anti-spam watchdog group has sent ripples of disruption coursing across the Web, experts said Wednesday… more »
Mar/27
2013
Both should be handed by people who are in control of themselves and the item in question. Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords step daughter (Claudia Kelly) was walking her 65 lb dog along Laguna Beach. There were no regulations against walkin… more »
Mar/27
2013
In a time when efforts are better spent serving the public by addressing unemployment and health care, conservative are instead turning their taxpayer funded time to an age-old bugbear: the disenfranchisement of women. more »
Mar/26
2013
Oh get your mind out of the gutter... BRUSSELS (AP) -- Feel like having chocolate at Easter in Belgium? Well, send a letter and really lick that chocolate-flavored postal stamp. The Belgian post office released 538,000 stamps on Monday that have… more »
Mar/25
2013
Yes that's right, the male bit right next to the asshole. Of course I could have also called you a pussy, but that would lack stereotyping that is key to this post. But let's roll back a bit for those less familiar with Jim's Dick-ism. NEW YORK (CN… more »
Mar/25
2013

Math Kills

And so does not double-checking your results... SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A 22-year-old Utah man was killed trying to swing through the opening of a 110-foot-tall sandstone arch in a stunt made so popular on YouTube that state authorities recently banne… more »
Mar/24
2013
While I, myself, am not a fan of the licorice flavored treat, I do buy them regularly for members of my family. Today I was informed to *stop* buying them altogether because, well, they're not just shrunken but downright puny. So why bother at all?… more »
Mar/23
2013
Too bad they just didn't advertise it that way. Players who buy and register the latest version of SimCity before 26 March can choose a free game from a selection offered by Electronic Arts. The free games, available as digital downloads, include recent… more »
Mar/22
2013
Because this is where we are right now... BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) -- A pair of teenagers was arrested Friday and accused of fatally shooting a 13-month-old baby in the face and wounding his mother during their morning stroll through a leafy, historic… more »
Mar/22
2013
And they admit it too. Lawmakers on Friday took a step toward outlawing abortion altogether in the state by passing a so-called personhood resolution that says a fertilized egg has the same right to life as a person. The House's approval sends the… more »
Mar/22
2013
It just makes them piss on the floor... PHOENIX (AP) -- A prominent Republican lawmaker in Arizona wants to link public bathroom use to birth certificates in what civil rights advocates are calling the nation's toughest anti-transgender measure. The… more »
Mar/21
2013
Biggah, is bettah. But what if you don't want to be bigger? One state is going out of its way to protect blissful ignorance when it comes to counting calories. That state is the waddle-capitol of the US of A. JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- A new law in th… more »
Mar/21
2013

Smart Car, Stupid Driver

I nearly creamed the fucker. I'm driving about 40mph, that's five under the limit on the one-lane road out of the office park and this little silver Smart Car suddenly pulls into oncoming traffic and heads right at me. I immediately slammed on the bre… more »
Mar/20
2013
I was just tired of going to Home Depot. That and the item I wanted seemed ridiculously over-priced. So I hopped on the web and found what seemed just as nice at a more reasonable price at Lowe's. And then I went there. Of course that's when I… more »
Mar/19
2013
So tell my Bette, why are your ethics more important that others? North Dakota is one of several states with Republican-controlled Legislatures and GOP governors that is looking at abortion restrictions.[..] North Dakota's measure doesn't specify ho… more »
Mar/18
2013
The American Legislative Exchange Council drafted "The Animal and Ecological Terrorism Act" for consideration by States. I personally find some of it scary. For example: “Animal or ecological terrorist organization” means any association, organization,… more »
Mar/18
2013
Ah yes, the benefits of "Tea Party Mentality" just keep on giving. Now the Republican party is busy committing public seppuku and I need to get more popcorn and a refill for my soda. Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, offered an easy explanation for Republic… more »
Mar/17
2013
In Wayne's mind it was inevitable that tragedies will happen. He accepts that. In his mind it's not unreasonable for little kids to die because someone had a gun that shot a lot of bullets fast. What he doesn't accept is the fact that people will try… more »
Mar/16
2013
France amazes me and not necessarily in a good way like: oh wow the food is so good, the architecture is so striking or the people are so savant. No it's more like "wtf are you people all genetically defective-crazy"? PARIS (AP) -- With its long… more »
Mar/15
2013
And you'd think this guy would know, right? "God has given us a basic right to bear arms," Aubrey Vaughan, pastor of the Beulah Land Baptist Church in Conroe told the [House Committee on Federalism and Fiscal Responsibility]. (UPI) Really? I'd like to… more »
Mar/14
2013
I'm not even sure I have to comment on this one. CARACAS, Venezuela, March 14 (UPI) -- The late leader Hugo Chavez swayed Jesus to inspire the College of Cardinals to elect Catholics' first South American pope, Venezuela's interim president said. "We… more »
Mar/13
2013
Well, it's not quite spring, but almost. I've been seeing the signs though, robins hopping about, a little green showing up under the melting snow. And today, two women dressed in spaghetti strap tops. Now I realize the frustration that winter br… more »
Mar/12
2013
Hilarity. Bitter, bitter, angry hilarity. WASHINGTON, March 12 (UPI) -- Members of the U.S. Congress say they're happy with their jobs, feel fulfilled and believe they're contributing to the public good, a new report indicated. The study by the… more »
Mar/11
2013
The Cardinals are choosing a new Pope. Fucking weeeeeeee. Catholicism used to be big stuff in the educated world, now it's lesser stuff. But that hasn't stopped the Catholic church from preventing change, no sir, they're all about stagnation. Like a… more »
Mar/10
2013
Fuck you because you don't care about Americans who are feeling the pain you CLEARLY aren't. "I'm for sequestration," Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, said, if Congress can't cut spending. "We've got to face the music now, or it will be much tougher later."… more »
Mar/09
2013
Planned Parenthood has it's panties in a bunch over a NYC ad campaigned aimed at preventing teen pregnancy. Using scare tactics such as reminding girls that baby daddies may not hang around and that kids are expensive to raise irks Planned Parenthood, w… more »
Mar/08
2013
A while back, my mother received a package that was shipped USPS Priority Mail. She wanted to return the item, but rather than ship it back Priority Mail she wanted to use the cheaper regular USPS shipping. When she took the item in the original box to… more »
Mar/07
2013
A burqa (Urdu: بُرقع‎) is an enveloping outer garment worn by women in some Islamic traditions to cover their bodies when in public. "O Prophet! Say to your wives and your daughters and the women of the faithful to… more »
Mar/06
2013
Guy, it's over and you still haven't gotten the message. What is wrong with you? SAN DIEGO, March 4 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney says it "kills" him not to be U.S. president, and his wife, Ann, says she has cried over the loss and blames the news media at least… more »
Mar/05
2013
What's wrong with Arkansas? Is the state secretly run by radical muslims? It's apparent when MEN feel they need to pass a law telling WOMEN what is permissible within their bodies that something is horribly, horribly wrong. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- The… more »
Mar/05
2013
Everyone has heard the story by now: the policy at Glenwood Gardens is to simply let their residents die because to attempt otherwise would put them at risk. No amount of begging, pleading or rationalizing with the "nurse" can encourage her to put her… more »
Mar/04
2013
Wow, our government noticed! They actually noticed and said the obvious, sane, rational and fair thing. Wtf? NEW YORK (AP) -- An Obama administration adviser says the White House believes smartphone and tablet users should be allowed to unlock their… more »
Mar/03
2013
Really? Who cares. I don't remember who appointed him ambassador, but I couldn't care less either. The press shouldn't waste their time reporting about it either. more »
Mar/02
2013
Boarding is always so much fun, a very "Lord of the Flies" experience. After a general gathering as the door to the jetway opens the first and almost-first (high mileage customers) passengers board. Then the crowding starts. I watch as a strict muslim… more »
Mar/02
2013
That was obviously the opinion of the dick head in first class. The flight was already a bit late. We sat at the gate for a bit because, we were told, the flight crew had to make a last minute flight alteration. We pushed away from the gate and the… more »
Mar/01
2013
Absolutely nothing, say it again. Stupid fucking retarded miserable blood sucking scumbag politicians. CUT THEIR PAY. None of you rotten bastards deserves a buck for the pitiful lack of progress you have made. YOU ARE LETTING AMERICA DOWN. And to the… more »
Mar/01
2013

Cackle, Cackle

At the airport, it will be several hours before the flight. Two older gentlemen of color are also waiting. One of the pair has a voice reminiscent of Al Jolson. For the first hour the raucous conversation was fun, a little local color, but as we eased… more »
Mar/01
2013
This is not a post about gun control or rights, this is about the visual spin the press gives issues. NY recently passed a law further restricting guns in NY beyond the already restrictive laws. Cuomo jammed the law through the process in a matter of da… more »