Archives for: "June 2014"

Jun/30
2014
Fuck you and your beliefs. Most of all fuck your attitude that YOUR feelings are more important that the lives and families of your employees. Denying women the option of family planning is the same as denying them their freedom. You're hateful c… more »
Jun/30
2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women. There you go. As expected the conservative dominated court won… more »
Jun/28
2014
And a nation without compassion for the living. Maybe the inroads of gay marriage will be followed by inroads for the freedom of women in this nation. Or maybe the U.S. of A. will merely continue it's long standing history of legislating women into obje… more »
Jun/27
2014
Man it's getting to where the Tea Party can't even get a thrill out of Fox anymores... NEW YORK, June 25 (UPI) --During a heated argument with Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, Fox News host Neil Cavuto said the congresswoman was "being silly," and cut… more »
Jun/26
2014
Because that's just what little, bitey babies do... MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) -- Soccer-crazy Uruguayans raged Thursday at FIFA's decision to kick their star player out of the World Cup for his third biting incident, fearing it could deal a death blow… more »
Jun/25
2014
Kelly Mullins raised a stink on Facebook about how she and her granddaughter were asked to leave KFC because the little girl's scars were upsetting others. Turns out Granny is a lyin' ho-bag... JACKSON, Miss., June 24 (UPI) --The story about a… more »
Jun/24
2014
A colleague and I were discussing the cloud based computer system we have at work now. It can be slow. Hit a key to do something and there is frequently a delay for an unpredictable period of time. He said I needed to act like I am fishing and have pati… more »
Jun/23
2014
In the continuing saga... So the whole source of my suffering was a Microsoft update right? But why should it stop there? Why not an update as I'm trying to recover my data? I'd finally found a freeware product that would let me peer into the file… more »
Jun/22
2014
As a follow-on from the post below, I received this email in response to my review of the DOA drive I got from Newegg. We have read your review and want to assist you with your customer service related issues. I am so sorry you received a damaged… more »
Jun/22
2014
Here it is in it's entirety, my review for Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 entitled "I Blame The Shipping..." In the past (if I recall correctly) NewEgg shipped UPS. I like UPS because they're fast, prompt, reliable, have good tracking and also because… more »
Jun/20
2014

Just My Luck

My luck is nothing if not consistent. If you're a regular you will recall my recent post about how I came home to a Windows Update that trashed my boot sector. After much thrashing it appeared that there was nothing I could do about it and wound up orde… more »
Jun/19
2014
Beck breaking from the conservative fold? And agreeing with liberals? Head for the bomb shelters boys, the end times are upon us... NEW YORK, June 18 (UPI) --Glenn Beck was speaking on military intervention in Iraq when he admitted that liberals "were… more »
Jun/18
2014
Floppin' ain't just for the NBA, it's international performance art. SAO PAULO (AP) -- Fred denies diving in Brazil's World Cup opener that led to a disputed, go-ahead penalty kick. France's Loic Remy considers the fall a disgrace and has called for… more »
Jun/17
2014

The Vanishing Cusp

Mitt just told us all that the gains we made in Iraq are on the cusp of vanishing. I?m hard pressed to imagine what those gains are. We went into Iraq after WMD?s that everyone and their grandfather knew weren?t there. Then we decided to go nation buil… more »
Jun/16
2014
I forget what news service I read it in, but the argument was simple: Congress sucks because we do. After some thought I have to agree, we're the ones to blame. Yes, yes there are powerful people with fuck-tons of money who can lend visibility to this… more »
Jun/15
2014
America needs ditch-diggers too. It's a great way for conservatives to help reduce immigration since there won't be any welfare or health care. Yay conservative home schooling! Producing the next generation of Walmart and McDonald's workers today! more »
Jun/14
2014
Yesterday at work, mid-morning, I was focused on something. I had been working on it for about an hour, I finished it and thought about a phone call I should make. Then I realized it was quiet. Not deathly quiet. All I could hear was the hum of the air… more »
Jun/13
2014
I think it's all part of a plot to drive people away from Windows 7... I had an update waiting last night when I got home and after much winging and moaning I finally said "ok, ok, sure have your freekin' update." And it did. Then the winging became… more »
Jun/12
2014
We sat down ready for dinner. Sushi! Oh yeah! Doin' the sushi-dance in our seats. Our waitress comes over "I'm really sorry but the kitchen just said they weren't serving any more sushi..." What. The. Fuck. It's only 7pm, really? Of course we'd already… more »
Jun/11
2014
It was 6am and I had to meet up with my counterpart for the demo at 7am. Already groggy from less-than-average sleep (I'd gotten in at midnight) I limped from the bed into the bathroom. Luckily for me I'd gotten what was probably the tiniest room in the… more »
Jun/10
2014
There's lightweight and there's lightweight. The demo runs in a browser. Most browsers. This means virtually all except IE 7, the government standard, thus the demo requires something newer which means to DO the demo you need laptops and external… more »
Jun/09
2014
Some places you go to eat make a weak attempt at being careful for people with dietary allergies. Then there's this place... Originally we were just going for beer n' burgers but that place turned out to be too crowded. The next place the airport had to… more »
Jun/08
2014
You know it's going to be a great day when it's 7am and the airline makes the announcement "We're looking for a crew". Really? I mean here I thought that it was common sense when you have (a) passengers and (b) a plane, generally most people would think… more »
Jun/07
2014
I know this woman. She suddenly got sick after moving into her apartment a year ago. She did some research and found out it a contaminated old dry cleaner and that her landlord built the apartment illegally. Not only is the apartment illegal, the landlo… more »
Jun/06
2014
Everywhere you look it's "blame the engineers" when it's really management assholes who made the decision to kill people and save money. Last month, GM paid a record $35 million fine for failing to promptly report the bad ignition switches to federal… more »
Jun/05
2014
Hey El. The reason why you don't see people leaving the GOP is because you haven't opened your eyes... The Texas Republican Party is poised to adopt a new platform this weekend that would support psychological treatments that seek to turn gay people… more »
Jun/04
2014
Google announced that it was enabling Transportation Layer Security (TLS) on email, and shamed a few vendors that don?t accept the standard. Comcast announced they were going to support TLS soon as well. Googles actions were part of the ?Reset the Net?… more »
Jun/04
2014

The Hunted Witch Hunter

Big, powerful organizations (religions) just HATE it when you expose them for the fraud they are. And of course they will try and kill you for it. An Indian man who made his name exposing the "miraculous" feats of holy men as tricks has fled the country… more »
Jun/03
2014
Maybe now he's having regrets about endorsing Romney in the last elections... JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's prime minister said Tuesday he is "deeply troubled" by the United States' decision to maintain relations with the new Palestinian unity government,… more »
Jun/02
2014
"He is an American soldier," Rear Adm. John Kirby said. "It doesn't matter how he was taken captive. It doesn't matter under what circumstances he left. ... We have an obligation to recover all of those who are missing in action." (AP) The political… more »
Jun/01
2014
Why are guns the sole focus of the massacre that occurred in California? Are we forgetting that three of the six people were killed with a "sharp object"? Granted, killing with sharp object like a knife is typically more up close and personal than a… more »
Jun/01
2014
Who is Jimmy Rigg? He's a guy that wants to have one hand in every teacher's pants in Cincinnati, he's the Catholic Schools Superintendent and his latest message to teacher is: If you even sneeze gay we're gonna fire you. Have to wonder what a gay sneez… more »