Archives for: "February 2014"

Feb/28
2014
I may have posted on this before, but too bad, because the stupid keeps needing rebuke. Meanwhile, gay marriage foes who have seen repeated losses in conservative states over recent months - federal judges struck down same sex marriage bans in Oklaho… more »
Feb/27
2014
There's no earth-shattering deductions here, the answers are plainly obvious: Now that the Olympics are over Russia will turn it's full attention to the excitement on their border. And they WILL interfere to the fullest extent. MOSCOW (AP) -- Ukraine's… more »
Feb/26
2014
Really, can one person be any stupider? WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- When college football player Michael Sam publicly revealed that he's gay a few weeks ago to ESPN and the New York Times, Washington lobbyist Jack Burkman got inspired. Instead of being… more »
Feb/25
2014

I've Got Nothing To Add...

This news post says it all, I don't gotta say nuttin'. In fact forget I even typed that. INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP , Mich., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A 36-year-old Michigan man’s death was ruled to be a suicide after he fatally shot himself in the head while atte… more »
Feb/25
2014
Remember when people were filmed being gently pranked on TV? It was called Candid Camera and silly or weird things (the mailbox spitting back your mail for example) would happen and people would eventually figure out they were being filmed and get a… more »
Feb/24
2014
Brazil is aghast, AGHAST I tell you that Adidas would have the nerve, NERVE, to sell t-shirts with a (gasp) SEXUAL INNUENDO on them for the World Cup. Cough *hipocrites* cough... Sports giant Adidas says it is suspending the sale World Cup T-shirts a… more »
Feb/23
2014
Diamonds are related to zircons as pigs are related to sheep. Confused? Maybe this will help... (CNN) -- From a sheep ranch in Western Australia comes the oldest slice of Earth we know. Scientists say they have dated an ancient crystal called a zi… more »
Feb/22
2014
They say history repeats itself, but recent events have shown that even repetition has its limits. President Viktor Yanukovych and opposition leaders signed a peace deal on Friday after several days of violence in which dozens of people died in a police… more »
Feb/21
2014
Really? Like we haven't had enough of your whiny bitch-ass? American figure skater Ashley Wagner also slammed the judging Thursday night. She skated without falling but finished seventh behind several skaters that had stumbled on the ice. She even… more »
Feb/21
2014
Nadia Malik was reported missing on February 9th. After a search in several states, someone called in a tip about her car 11 days later and her body was found in the car. Tragic, but what is even more tragic is that different groups in law enforcement… more »
Feb/20
2014
Both of these news gems weren't enough for a full post, but together they fill out the same theme of Caveat Emptor quite nicely. A little buyers regret in two acts. Act 1 - "That was art?" ROME (AP) -- A cleaning woman in southern Italy has unwittingly… more »
Feb/20
2014
Sochi: crappy rooms, low turnout, poor security, gay hate, and now? Women getting horse-whipped in the face for expressing political discontent with a guitar. Classy. Cossack militia attacked the Pussy Riot punk group with horsewhips on Wednesday as the… more »
Feb/19
2014
One Kansas lawmaker wants to enable non-parents to whack the crap out of your kid. Well, if you say it's ok that is. (CNN) - A Kansas state lawmaker says a bill she's introduced that would give school teachers and caregivers expanded rights to spank… more »
Feb/19
2014
It ain't your parent's Dukes of Hazard any more. It's hate or great history. You choose. ATLANTA (AP) -- Georgia officials have once again approved a specialty license plate featuring the Confederate battle flag, infuriating civil rights advocates and… more »
Feb/18
2014
So Ms.Judy got all outrage-y because Pac Sun had t-shirts with pretty girls in lingerie on them. Yes! Imagine! So her "news-worthy" solution was to buy out the shop so kids wouldn't be offended. Yeah huh. Brilliant, because she plans on returning them… more »
Feb/18
2014
At least that would be my approach to this particular problem... PHOENIX, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Residents of a Phoenix neighborhood said a pack of Chihuahuas have been wandering the streets for the past year and harassing residents. Ray Rios of the Maryvale… more »
Feb/17
2014
I was reading an article about higher education in prison and the respective comments. In one of the those a "single mother" commented the following: "I have been a productive member of society for my whole life because of the choices that I have made.… more »
Feb/15
2014
Oh hilarity. A nation that specializes in reducing women to chattel wants to become a host for fashion. Har de har har har. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Dubai and luxury are nearly synonymous. The city is home to the world's tallest tower,… more »
Feb/14
2014
Next state in the domino effect of Gay rights is Virginia. NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- In a first for the South, Virginia's same-sex marriage ban has been overturned, with a federal judge ruling that the voter-approved amendment is unconstitutional and… more »
Feb/13
2014
And you betcha there's a lot of kissin' goin' on right now... LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- A federal judge Wednesday struck down a Kentucky law denying recognition to same-sex marriages performed in other states, saying it "demeans" gays and… more »
Feb/12
2014
Turns out that despite the news there are a few good-hearted people in Russia who are giving their all to save a few lives. Alexei is one of a dozen people in the emerging movement of animal activists in Sochi alarmed by reports that the city has… more »
Feb/11
2014
Richard Petty has a dick and also is one. Clearly his Momma forgot to ingrain the simple and classic lesson of "if you don't have anything nice to say then shut your fucking cakehole douchebag." CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Rich… more »
Feb/10
2014
Back in January we pointed out how someone with LESS talent was chosen over someone with MORE talent to represent the US at the olympics. Naturally, as anyone (other than the committee) would have predicted the less talented athlete was less talented in… more »
Feb/09
2014
First and foremost if you came here looking for the petition link then here it is. Next if you're unfamiliar with the outrage then here's the explan: (CNN) -- Staff at a Danish zoo where a healthy giraffe was euthanized have received death threats… more »
Feb/08
2014
And they want to keep it that way by ensuring that only THEY have access to higher education. In East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, middle-class and wealthy neighborhoods want an educational divorce from a neighboring community where four out of 10… more »
Feb/07
2014
Slowly but surely my machine of seven years is becoming a tad obsolete. The programs I know and love run just fine. The performance is getting slow-ish, but no real complaints. However, I know it's time. The new wizz-bang games won't run on XP and if I… more »
Feb/07
2014
CVS made the news recently for dropping tobacco products from their inventory. Family Dollar and Dollar General however are happily snapping up the death to turn an extra profit. CVS Caremark says it hopes it is "setting an example" by declaring that… more »
Feb/06
2014
It took the United Nations taking the gloves off for the Vatican to take a step back and realize that it's never again going to be "business as usual". The church is stunned and the "faithful" around the globe are insulted that their pity isn't enough… more »
Feb/05
2014
They ran an add where the soundtrack was America the Beautiful sang in multiple different languages. And the redneck nazi's went batshit crazy. The one-minute ad features children and adults from all walks of life, from across the country, singing… more »
Feb/05
2014
Sorry but no. Why? For the simple reason that science is founded on scientific theory. A scientific theory is a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world, based on knowledge that has been repeatedly confirmed through observation… more »
Feb/04
2014
There's going to be two pope related posts today so brace yourselves. Post #1 is about the Pope's latest statement calling business owners to task on their greedy, hoarding, cheaper-than-thou ways. HELLO WALMART? HE'S TALKIN' TO YOU! VATICAN CITY (… more »
Feb/04
2014
Ah, who doesn't love a good secret? Well one guy, a cardinal even, is taking the new "openness" seriously and publishing previous Pope papers that were supposed to be burned. Burned? But why? Why would a Pope want his papers burned? I mean he couldn't h… more »
Feb/03
2014
If it's only an accident of course. Gun safety? Pshaw. Responsible ownership? Perish the thought. Punishment for ACCIDENTALLY MAIMING A YOUNG PERSON FOR LIFE? Har de fucking har, har, har. EDINBURG, Texas (AP) -- A South Texas man has been sentenced to… more »
Feb/02
2014
People are losers. -.- Stacy LN H No, pot heads are losers. January 11 at 9:18am · Like · 1 Amber Brion Agreed. -.- January 11 at 9:24am · Like Jonathan Corujo Are pot smokers losers or are thieves losers? January 11 at 10:02am · Like Amb… more »
Feb/02
2014
1. Jo Namath. If ever there was someone badly in need of coaching on camera it's this guy. He makes fucking-up an annual event. This year it was the coin toss. "Um, Joe? Someone needs to call heads or tails BEFORE you flip it. Joe? Wait... Well fuck."… more »
Feb/02
2014
Because none of them have any regard for human life. When presented with an opportunity to save someone these D.C. responders said "Not my job until someone tasks me." Seriously? Wtf? (CNN) -- The lieutenant whose firefighters refused to leave their… more »
Feb/01
2014
Hey Najor! Guess why you got fired? Because you suck, that's why! Warren, Michigan police officer Bernadette Najor was caught on tape cutting a weave out of a young woman’s head. The woman, 22-year-old Charda Gregory was in police custody after being… more »