Archives for: "October 2013"

Oct/31
2013
And there's a good chance that her university will ask her to learn it elsewhere. New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly was shouted down by protesters at Brown University, forcing administrators at the Ivy League school to call off his lecture… more »
Oct/30
2013
Texas likes to use the word "protection" a lot. They apply it to all sorts of contradictory things such as "Gun Rights", "Women" and "Fetuses". The problem isn't that it's ambiguous, the problem is that it's just being misused. Unless, of course, it's… more »
Oct/29
2013
Both candidates running for mayor of New York City want to see the end of horse drawn carriages. They have heard the cries of well meaning activists that see the use of horses in Manhattan as abusive to the animals. The news loves to show pictures of… more »
Oct/28
2013
DALLAS, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- The Dallas Safari Club is auctioning a permit to shoot an endangered black rhinoceros to raise money for conservation of the animal, club officials said. The permit would allow a hunter to travel to the Republic of Namibia to… more »
Oct/28
2013
Transformer, transformed. Good bye Lou, you were awesome. Your music lives on. more »
Oct/27
2013
Taylor and Seth made a youtube video of themselves tormenting a manatee (link). They lured the manatee near a dock using a hose and then jumped on top of her, missing narrowly her calf. Not only is what they did illegal, but these two dumbasses are crue… more »
Oct/27
2013
And well they should because we screwed up and now we're going to learn a very, very valuable lesson: that information is only as secure as the person accessing it. We're in trouble lately. You'd have to be dead not to notice one embarrassing headli… more »
Oct/26
2013
Remember Jon Pike, the asshole who thought that hosing down peaceful protesters with pepper spray like a tenement resident with a can of raid on a roach nest was the "right" thing to do? And the outrage that followed? Well it gets better, and then wor… more »
Oct/25
2013
Ted Cruz is almost unique in the fact that he can contribute nothing but take credit for everything. He does have balls in that respect, happily willing to take credit for the hard work other people did to fix a mess he helped create. Most of us, howe… more »
Oct/24
2013
No one should benefit from a gruesome murder, but that's not how Facebook sees it. In fact they've decided that if *any*one should profit from it, it should be them. Facebook is allowing videos showing people being decapitated to be posted and share… more »
Oct/24
2013
In an Ohio college town, a couple get frisky in an alley. Passerbys take videos of the guy enjoying a tuna taco. Video gets posted. Chick goes to the police and claims rape. I looked at the video. Based on that short clip and personal experience, it is… more »
Oct/23
2013
CGI Federal. Actually more specifically, VERY specifically, it was the MANAGERS at CGI Federal. Basically what it came down to was the typical bullshit: poor communication, refusing to manage customer demands, and the firm belief that intimidating the… more »
Oct/22
2013
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Around 150 clerics and religious scholars held a rare protest outside the Saudi king's palace on Tuesday against fresh efforts by women seeking the right to drive, highlighting the struggle faced by reformers in the… more »
Oct/21
2013
Many times when a mob of college age people are gathered with nothing particular to do because they get closed out of a party or similar activity, there is mayhem. But not this past weekend. Well it was a bit of harmless mayhem when  a Homecoming Party… more »
Oct/21
2013
The US was founded by people looking for religious freedom, the Puritans. They were known for putting people in stocks for improprieties and making adulterers wear scarlet "A"s. We have come a long way. Australia was a penal colony. The people consider… more »
Oct/20
2013
Marguerite Thoresen killed her mother through neglect. The story of how Cynthia was finally found is beyond gruesome, it's something that exceeds imagination, especially when you realize that this is her family that did this to her. One paragraph is r… more »
Oct/19
2013
I was crammed into my little space on the airplane and I couldn't help but notice that the seat in front of me was wafer thin. Furthermore it was leaning back into my little space when it *wasn't* reclined. I thought maybe it was broken, turned out, I… more »
Oct/18
2013
We humans alter our landscape on many areas on this planet. However, we have left a few areas as natural as they can be and called them parks. The thought is to let other people see the world as Mother Nature / God created and scupled it. At Goblin Vall… more »
Oct/18
2013
Basically all the money and hype behind "pink month" is just that, money and hype for the point of making more money and hype. Research has fuck-little to do with it at all. According to data obtained from the NFL by Darren Rovell of ESPN, the NFL… more »
Oct/17
2013
Standard & Poor's estimated the shutdown has taken $24 billion out of the economy. (AP) Well done gents. Your anarchistic attempt at government has really "paid off". Fucking noobs. more »
Oct/17
2013
Jan Withers, President of Mothers Against Drunk Driving,  told several news outlets that she supports the North Andover High School's punishment of Erin Cox because she thinks she should have called an adult.  Really? I don't think Jan know teenagers… more »
Oct/17
2013
Maria Kang posted a picture of her toned self with her three children with the caption "What's Your Excuse?", evidently asking what other moms'/women's excuses are for not exercising. Maria has been called out for "fat shaming" and she posted response o… more »
Oct/16
2013
I was in the locker room changing and I overheard two colleagues talking: "So she wants to be an iPhone for Halloween, we started working on it this weekend. We printed out icons for all the apps and she even made a zebra-striped frame for the case..."… more »
Oct/15
2013
Many adults have helped a drunken friend.  I've helped drunken friends. Many drunks are annoying,  but who doesn't want to keep their friend safe.   Erin Cox was just helping a drunk friend. Her friend didn't feel safe so she called the sober Erin and… more »
Oct/14
2013

Shame On Macy's!

So much for Macy's employees being able to enjoy a nice Thanksgiving dinner with their families... NEW YORK (AP) -- Macy's Inc. says that it will open most of its stores for the first time on Thanksgiving, breaking a long-standing tradition for the… more »
Oct/14
2013
Since making up laughable lies seems to be your forte let's see how you like it? Dear Larry FuckNugget, I suggest you get the dick out of your mouth, your own I might add, which would be quite a feat for most people not flexible enough to ram thei… more »
Oct/13
2013
Headline: Lowes fires an 18 year veteran employee for chasing a shoplifter. And helping getting him convicted. Hard to believe? Read on. ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- A Kentucky woman said she was fired from her job of 18 years at Lowe's be… more »
Oct/12
2013
Dear Cocksuckers, I know you have nothing better to do than spew spam comments into my blog however I can at least put a crimp in your tailpipe. Fuck you very much. more »
Oct/11
2013
The one positive side about the whole government shutdown debacle? I'm hearing and seeing less frivolous bullshit called "celebrity news." I could go the rest of my life and never hear about justin, miley, kim or brittany a happier person. I guess if… more »
Oct/10
2013
Having worked with designers I know one thing: they are *not* practical thinkers. Add to the fact that they are "idea guys" as opposed to "technical professionals" and you get pie-in-the-sky notions that are poorly grounded and even less poorly implemented… more »
Oct/09
2013
... and see what the fuck happens in the long run. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hard-line House Republicans are dismissing dire warnings that a government default would wreck U.S. and world economies as another case of hyperbole from an Obama administration that… more »
Oct/08
2013
1. To have someone trying to back over my mailbox 2. To actually be a passenger in the car that's trying to back over my mailbox 3. To be in mortal terror as the driver says "Man, it's really hard to see out" when there's no rain, fog or snow 4. To b… more »
Oct/07
2013
My supervisor of ten years is retiring. I like the guy. He the only person in the office that has been there longer than me. In those days we were irreverent. There was certainly shades of sexism around. One manager would organize social events that wer… more »
Oct/07
2013
Pop quiz time! Here's the question: If you can't get what you want because people disagree with you do you... a) deride your opponents and throw all social norms to the four winds b) threaten the lives and stability of everyone around you c) threaten… more »
Oct/06
2013
Apparently being declared a "religious institution" exempts hospitals from honoring their debt to pensioners. The irony is so thick you can choke on it. "I felt betrayed, not only by the health care system, but by the Sisters of Charity, and I got b… more »
Oct/05
2013
It seems that the only people still driving over-sized SUVs are bleached blondes. I guess it's true what they say about them. Thinking about the future clearly isn't their strong suit. more »
Oct/04
2013
“We’re not going to be disrespected,” conservative Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-Ind., added. “We have to get something out of this. And I don’t know what that even is.” (UPI) And if you don't know what you're fighting for, how the fuck are we supposed to?… more »
Oct/03
2013
When I first read about the SUV and motorcycle incident I was immediately on the side of the bikers. However it hasn't taken long for my opinion to flip-flop. From everything I've seen and read, the police assessment is correct: the bikers are at faul… more »
Oct/03
2013

Amen

Underscoring the rising intensity of the partisan battle, the Senate chaplain opened Thursday's session with an unusually pointed prayer. "Deliver us from the hypocrisy of attempting to sound reasonable while being unreasonable," said Dr. Barry Black.… more »
Oct/02
2013
Yep, the supposed "greatest nation on Earth" and we're our own worst enemy. Al Qaida can't shut us down, but we can do a damned fine job all on our own. The world is looking at us and wondering wtf is wrong with those burks... For most of the world, a… more »
Oct/01
2013
Sometimes just one word can sum things up perfectly. In this case the word is "moron". A top Saudi cleric, trying to counter activists who want change in Saudi Arabia's ban on female drivers, said that driving may damage women's ovaries "If a woman… more »