Archives for: "June 2013"

Jun/30
2013
Ok, if there's a question in your mind then the answer probably should be 'no', but first ask yourself these questions: 1. How much experience do you have? If you have more than a year of riding experience, or at least 1,000 miles, you probably have a… more »
Jun/29
2013
Just be patient, Tax and Finance is working on fixing their contractor's ineptitude. See my prior post. A little birdie told me that overtime for staff has been extended. The deadline when NY State needs to start paying interest on those refunds is loo… more »
Jun/28
2013
There is a lot of hoopla about what constitutes "traditional" marriage these days. There are those that would define "marriage" for others. Fox News, of all places, had an article about the history of marriage and how that same-sex marriage may be a… more »
Jun/28
2013
With all of the hubbub over same-sex marriage, good ole Indiana Governor Mike Pence was pretty quick to promise pushing for an amendment to the state's constitution that would ban such a thing. In the usual political rhetoric, Gov Pence stated... ...I… more »
Jun/28
2013
Well, no part, no plane. They have to find a whole new aircraft. Apparently some careless parent shoved a diaper down the john. The manager is now explaining that it's going to be a four hour fix. If they can find an alternate plane it won't be unti… more »
Jun/28
2013

Flight From Hell Vol. 1

Flight from Detroit to Salt Lake, a comedy of pain: First, no crew, forty five minutes later they found one... on the other side of the terminal. Next, they can't board because... wait for it... the toilet is clogged. Currently, no part for the toilet.… more »
Jun/27
2013
Like a hungry spider Julian is more than happy to "help" Snowden. The problem is that Snowden has no idea what he's done, although the fact that he's just shortened his lifespan is probably dawning on him. Julian has proven repeatedly that he is… more »
Jun/26
2013
They lost. After all the railroading and arm twisting they lost on democratic principles, schooled by "a show horse" as Penis-Perry pleasantly referred to Wendy Davis. They lost, but it wasn't for a lack of trying, or thievery, or bold-faced lying. W… more »
Jun/26
2013
Chip Starnes is being held captive by his company's employees at it's manufacturing facility in Beijing China. The company, Specialty Medical Supplies, makes disposable medical supplies and is headquartered in Coral Springs, FL. According to the… more »
Jun/25
2013

One Woman Army: Wendy Davis

Last post was about the worst Texas has to offer, this is about the best. As is true with all statistics, the low data points must be countered by the highs. This high data point is called Wendy Davis... AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Wearing pink tennis shoes… more »
Jun/25
2013
According to Jodie a "rape kit" prevents pregnancy. Really. Is there a low-IQ test that someone needs to pass to be elected in that state? A Texas Republican state representative who sponsored legislation that would enact some of the nation's strictest… more »
Jun/24
2013
Rascal and Hallie are two senior citizen dogs. Their human caretaker is leaving them behind because the new husband doesn't like dogs. Lame. I would like to ask this person, weren't Rascal and Hallie there for you on many lonely nights? Haven't they… more »
Jun/24
2013
So for starters what kind of "father" takes his kid to a sports bar for a meal? Ever heard of McDonalds? But it wasn't the amount on the check that angered Joseph Gibson, who had stopped at a St. Louis sports bar to chow down. It was a line on the… more »
Jun/24
2013
http://blog.timesunion.com/capitol/archives/188174/is-your-paper-tax-return-refund-late/ more »
Jun/23
2013
Apparently I'm missing something because I don't understand what all the fuss is about. First of all there aren't any good quotes to post here because they're all too long. But the short of it is that Mike Krahulik has been accused of being a bigot fo… more »
Jun/22
2013
The Emperor's SAFE Act is not popular with many Sheriffs around New York State. For those unfamiliar, the SAFE Act is a "gun control" law with some absurd provisions that was essentially passed in the dark of night with little public review and scrutiny… more »
Jun/22
2013
They hate their consumers! They love their consumers! They hate AND love their consumers both at the same time! Ffs guys, can you get it together? Microsoft has made a dramatic U-turn over its decision to impose restrictions on pre-owned titles on… more »
Jun/21
2013
Bill Cunningham really one has one good use for his mouth: sucking his own cock. NEW YORK (AP) -- A finger-pointing political argument on Fox News Channel boiled over when a male conservative talk show host told a woman to "know your role and shut yo… more »
Jun/21
2013
Karzai must be shitting a brick. After years of working both ends quite successfully against each other, he is no longer in the middle. And he's quite obviously freaking out. KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Hopes dimmed for talks aimed at ending the Afghan… more »
Jun/20
2013

It's Supposed to be Hard

The FBI and NSA have had a rough time of it recently. I’d feel bad for them, but it’s entirely their own fault. Most recently, the director of the FBI warned Congress that  pulling the plug on programs like PRISM, would “reduce the number of dots” they… more »
Jun/19
2013
That is latest reason why abortion should be banned. “Watch a sonogram of a 15-week baby, and they have movements that are purposeful,” Rep. Michael Burgess, a former obstetrician, said Tuesday. “They stroke their face. If they’re a male baby, they may… more »
Jun/19
2013
Her daughter's disability is no excuse for everyone else's discomfort. NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) -- A woman says she and her 5-year-old developmentally disabled daughter were thrown out of a theater during a "Beauty and the Beast" performance because the… more »
Jun/18
2013
Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act more »
Jun/18
2013
He saw something he wanted so he kept it. "I took out the ring and showed it to (Putin). And he put it on and he goes, 'I can kill someone with this ring,'" Kraft said, as quoted by the Post. "I put my hand out and he put it in his pocket, and three KGB… more »
Jun/18
2013
They're wasting time and taxpayer money once again. It's the same old shit over and over, like watching a bulimic binge and puke. Every time they're down it's the same strategy, Republicans think it raises their stature to start waving fetus corpses on… more »
Jun/17
2013
When it comes to screaming at enlisted I tend to think Marines first then Army, Navy comes in distinct third. The U.S. Navy has updated its text messaging etiquette to use mixed-case rather than all capital letters. Officially, the move is to ma… more »
Jun/16
2013
http://blog.timesunion.com/capitol/archives/189025/nyclu-sues-after-creative-speeding-ticket-response-results-in-arrest/ Willian Barboza more »
Jun/16
2013
Ever have a day when it seems like everyone one is getting in your way? First it was the old bitty that pulled out of the side street, cut in front of me, put on her left signal and stopped because of on coming traffic. Then the brainless teenager who… more »
Jun/15
2013
They were just curious. They didn't mean any harm. I guess it should just be OK then and a clerk magistrate decided it wasn't a big enough deal to charge the seven people with trespass. The water supply for the City of Boston tested OK after all, so th… more »
Jun/15
2013
The title of her article seems clear: Fathers should act like fathers, not Mr. Moms but the message is as clear as mud. She seems to imply that men need to revert to the macho 1950's tough-love, belt-whuppin era of days gone by. Nurturing, coddling, e… more »
Jun/14
2013
The receipt was stapled to the form. I know this because I was the one that stapled it. Furthermore I remember this clearly because I had trouble folding the two bits of paper neatly into thirds when trying to stuff the envelope. Still somehow when t… more »
Jun/13
2013
What's next after this? Dating while pooping? NEW YORK (AP) -- They aren't looking for sex and they're not in need of baby daddies. It's those two things that landed the single ladies of "Pregnant & Dating" on reality TV to begin with.[..] While… more »
Jun/12
2013
Git sucks. Save your ravings about "how it does things that other systems don't" or "how great it is once you learn its COMMAND LINE INTERFACE." Really? REALLY? CLIs are so 1980s folks. They are NOT an improvement. "But if you have to there's… more »
Jun/11
2013
The "lover of liberty" and self-declared whistle-blower extraordinaire spilled the NSA's beans and then ran. Because he was afraid that he wouldn't get a fair trial in the US. So he went to China... HONG KONG (AP) -- The American intelligence contractor… more »
Jun/11
2013

Hella Heels

I'd really like to know... from whose line are they from? HOUSTON (AP) -- Officials say a Houston woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death with a stiletto high heel told police she was trying to protect herself. I'm doubting they were some "off… more »
Jun/10
2013
Really he's not a good fit in any way shape or form for Massachusetts. Why, oh fucking why do the Patriots think that he's a good choice for their team? Tim Tebow may still have a future in the NFL after all. The New England Patriots seem to think so… more »
Jun/10
2013
Remington Reimer was the valedictorian of the Joshua High School in Texas. He was warned that his mic would be turned off if he strayed from his approved speech. He strayed when he commented about the First Amendment and being threatened with having his… more »
Jun/10
2013
It's another Private Manning, the story of a less than capable male trying to leave their mark on a nation and its history. Manning, like our latest anti-hero Edward Snowden, are less than successful on their own, little cogs in a big wheel. Both, how… more »
Jun/09
2013
What's funny is that the guy who "violated school guidelines" by quoting the Bible gets kudos and walks scott-free and the girl who quietly wears a feather on her cap is docked a grand. ATMORE, Ala. (AP) -- An American Indian student says she's being… more »
Jun/08
2013
And what's really amazing is that most were stupid more than once... Orlando Shaw guessed he had fathered 18 children with 17 women, but he really has 22 children with 14 women, making him the "most expensive deadbeat dad" in Tennessee history. Shaw… more »
Jun/08
2013
Have an old XBox? Better keep it, because it's going to be worth money. The company has now said in a statement that games can be traded in, but only at "participating retailers". Games can be freely passed on to friends, Microsoft added, but only… more »
Jun/07
2013
In Roy's world there is Roy and there is God. Everyone else is just a footnote. (CNN) - Leading up to Saturday’s ceremony, Roy Costner IV prayed on what he was going to do. Liberty High School’s 2013 valedictorian would soon find himself in front of a… more »
Jun/07
2013
Fariba Nawa made the argument that Afghani men aren't to blame for their society's ills. Her argument was "well my husband is great, therefor all Afghani men must be the same." Yeah, sure, this coming from a well-educated woman who writes for the Unit… more »
Jun/06
2013

Too Busy To Listen

It took two weeks to get over a dozen busy people together for a conference call. Since the meeting was our group's idea, my supervisor started it by explaining what we thought was important to discuss. He gave the basics and the example that prompted o… more »
Jun/06
2013
I've been trying to get in touch with someone to make an appointment. Every time I call either the phone just rings or this guy with a really thick accent answers. I can understand the basics, but he loses me with phone numbers and email addresses. I… more »
Jun/05
2013
Every once in a while you see someone's hairdo and wonder why someone would do that to their hair. Sometimes the odd arrangement of hair on top of someones head resembles something familiar and it takes a while to make the connection. My first examp… more »
Jun/05
2013
Funny how the Republican party spent a month after the election lamenting their lack of popularity with women. Then they say shit like this. JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi's governor [Phil Bryant] said Tuesday that the quality of education in the… more »
Jun/05
2013
On the bus this morning I was in the back watching while people boarded. One of the last passengers was a woman struggling with a crutch. None of the four people sitting in the front row (or the first five rows) offered to move back to let her have a se… more »
Jun/04
2013
No, this has NOTHING to do with the last post, Ok? NEW YORK (AP) -- Even as fast-food chains tout their healthy offerings, they're also coming up with fatty new treats to keep customers interested. Case in point: Dunkin' Donuts is adding a doughnut… more »
Jun/03
2013
Might want to start supporting the HPV vaccine, as opposed to fighting it. HPV, the human papillomavirus. It's best known for causing cervical cancer and genital warts. It also can be spread by oral sex, and men are more susceptible than women. It is… more »
Jun/03
2013
Hard to believe that such an asshole can really exist. But it does. RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, May 29 (UPI) -- A Saudi writer who says working women should be sexually molested has stirred an Internet debate among both his critics and supporters. Abdu… more »
Jun/02
2013
Let's just cherish it shall we? more »
Jun/01
2013
What's scarier than a woman that works? One that is successful! Apparently, the very notion is too, too scary for conservative men, scary enough to make them start crying and clutching their blankies on TV. The all-male panel on Wednesday's "Lou Do… more »