Archives for: "September 2014"

Sep/29
2014
I'm unclear why I'm getting calls again. I re-upped with the official "Do Not Call" list on the .gov website but once again the dinner-time and weekend-time annoyances have begun. And I'm getting cranky. In some cases I know it's fucking-fucktards su… more »
Sep/28
2014
Conservatives respect women. For the amount of time it takes to have an election. NEW YORK, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Host Eric Bolling on Fox News' "The Five" deemed the UAE's first female fighter pilot Major Mariam Al Mansouri "boobs on the ground" in a to… more »
Sep/27
2014
When you put more »
Sep/26
2014
Like there was *ever* a chance Tony Stewart would ever face charges. Puhleeze. The man could hold up a bank in broad daylight and there would be some valid excuse to let him off. (CNN) -- NASCAR driver Tony Stewart won't face charges in connection with… more »
Sep/25
2014
Of course there's no law against bad writing. Even if there should be. WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- A Christian mother is rewriting the Harry Potter series to make the books more "family friendly" and promote her own values instead of those of… more »
Sep/25
2014

Honoring Derek Jeter?

Tonight marks the end of Derek Jeter's career as a major league baseball player. He has been one of the stars of the Yankees. And he has been the one who manages to keep his reputation relatively clean in this time when so many sports figures have… more »
Sep/25
2014
I think I'm starting to use that word too much. ARVADA, Colo. (AP) -- Hundreds of students walked out of classrooms around suburban Denver on Tuesday in protest over a conservative-led school board proposal to focus history education on topics that… more »
Sep/24
2014
So here's the thing: I DON'T do WASD. Nope. Not now, not ever. And I feel that if I pay more than $20 for a game then it should AUTOMATICALLY come with the ability to set keys the way I like them. Hardcoding the keys to WASD is: a. Poor programming, b.… more »
Sep/23
2014

Karzai: Still A Shitbag

Most people are polite in the end game. Not Karzai. Even his swan song is more like bird poop. In a national address before leaving the presidential palace, Mr Karzai said the peace process had failed because "America did not want peace". The US… more »
Sep/23
2014
Yes there is such a thing as a "cunt bag" it's also known as a "femidom" and it's making a cum-back. Get it? Ha, I crack myself up. GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) -- A Roman Catholic bishop says a central Montana parish is about evenly divided over a new… more »
Sep/22
2014
Actually that's false. He has a dick. See below. more »
Sep/21
2014
Would you like a side of sarcasm with that? Apple iPhone and iPad users have taken to social media to express their frustration over installing the company's latest software update. Many have resorted to deleting photos, videos and other files in order… more »
Sep/20
2014
Christianity is based on forgiveness, understanding and respect of fellow-man. Conservative by their own assessment are the farthest and lest capable practitioners of Christianity in the world today. Mostly they're just hateful assholes. According to… more »
Sep/19
2014
It's amazing how quickly the Catholic church kicks their own to the curb when it suits them. It's heartwarming, really. PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An assistant coach at a Roman Catholic high school has resigned over his role in a beating that left two gay men… more »
Sep/18
2014

Hairport Hijinx

Dulles is a cattle casting call. Huge, crowded, hot and smelly. The product of all passengers being crammed through a tiny space smaller than the Space shuttle. It's a fucking zoo. So there's lots to see as you funnel through the TSA checkpoint. The guy… more »
Sep/17
2014
...is a rabid feminist president. It'll demonstrate that there actually is something scarier than a black president. more »
Sep/16
2014
The conference is literally in the middle of nowhere. That's not so bad really. I've been a lot of places for a lot of random stuff. That's okay. What's not okay is being told to put away my computer away and "pay attention" like an infant. Avoid side… more »
Sep/15
2014
Ok yeah, I'm a city person, suburban at best maybe, but being out here in the veritable wilderness of West Virginia is creeping me the fuck out. People stare. It's like they've never seen another person before, or maybe just one that smiles, or perhaps… more »
Sep/14
2014
I thought about the title of this post because I wanted something more precise. In the end I decided the simplest interpretation is still the best. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Missouri legislators implemented one of the most restrictive U.S.… more »
Sep/13
2014
I have a message to any marketing folks who use the acronym "BOGO" in their advertising: it doesn't work on me. In fact it doesn't work to the point where I actually delete the email, look away from the ad, pass by the store if I even see it. There's no… more »
Sep/12
2014
Imagine you are in a tall building. Imagine it is the tallest building in the area. You've been listen to the news recounting the events of September 11, 2001 while getting ready for and commuting into work. The time that the second tower at the old… more »
Sep/11
2014

Love Vs. Hate

There's a clear difference in the messages... NEW YORK (AP) -- The Catholic League said Thursday that it will sit out next year's St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York because event organizers aren't letting an anti-abortion group march.[..] [Catho… more »
Sep/10
2014
By now almost everyone has heard of the Ebola outbreak, and almost equally everyone has heard of the "miracle cure" for the handful of foolish American missionaries who have had their faith reaffirmed, not by god, but by science. The thought will now be… more »
Sep/09
2014
Because it's still illegal in this country to be a woman in charge of your own body. DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to prison for helping to end her teen daughter's pregnancy by giving her pills purchased online. The… more »
Sep/08
2014
It's low-hanging fruit, but it's poisoned. And the whole notion demonstrates how embarrassingly ignorant republicans really are. WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (AP) -- Democratic Sen. Mark Udall went after his opponent's proposal for over-the-counter birth contr… more »
Sep/07
2014
Ms. Michelle has some news for all of us: kids like to run around. She also has another novel idea: kids should be allowed to run around wherever and whenever they choose because "that's what's best for them." Art galleries are no longer places of r… more »
Sep/06
2014
I know it's hard to be IT support no matter where you are, but when your users treat you with respect it's NOT ok to treat them like infants. The network was fucked today. The fact that I was locked out before I even sat down first thing in the morning… more »
Sep/05
2014
It's a sign of the apocalypse if you ask me. Microsoft will seek to draw more people to its Internet-based services with two new mid-range smartphones it unveiled Thursday, including one designed to help people take better selfies. (AP) I'm sorry I… more »
Sep/05
2014
I like how signalling has gone from "I intend to change lanes" to "GTFO of my way." That is if it happens at all. In Mass, the state I'm subject to, people just drive where the fuck they please; in lanes, out of lanes, between lanes, breakdown lanes. So… more »
Sep/04
2014
You don't know who she is, that is until you put the DeMoulas in her name. A London woman, a widow once married to a Demoulas brother, made a decision in June 2013 that led to a domino effect that has changed, potentially forever, Tewksbury-based Market… more »
Sep/03
2014
So multiple flights have reported "unruly" passengers lately. It's all the passengers fault, being bad children who are acting badly with no reflection in either the airlines or FAA. Of course airlines are doing their most to make air travel as shitty a… more »
Sep/02
2014
Regarding the press who keep getting snapped up as hostages: tough tit, this was your decision not a national one. No one asked you to do this job, you chose to. I'm sorry but whatever buzz you get from reporting in a war zone is yours, not ours, as is… more »
Sep/01
2014
Putin will continue to lie, kill, invade, threaten, and lie some more until he takes enough of Ukraine to reach Crimea. Nothing will stop him short of actual military intervention from NATO, which won't happen because no one in Europe has the balls for… more »