Archives for: "May 2015"

May/31
2015
He's going to wind up resigning. Because eventually the evidence will point to him. Re-elected Fifa president Sepp Blatter has sought to downplay the US criminal proceedings launched against officials of world football's governing body. Seven officials… more »
May/30
2015
Gun laws and Wild West Mentality equals Free Murder. RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Accused of murder for confronting two unarmed trespassers with a deadly barrage of gunfire, Wayne Burgarello walked out of a Nevada courthouse a free man after the jury found him… more »
May/30
2015
It's an American blog. Here we call it soccer, but you can call it what you like. Either way it's freaky as hell to see fans cheering US. The headline of a piece by Emmet Malone in the Irish Times proclaims: "US does football a service as Fifa's house… more »
May/30
2015
The actual twitter tripe is: "Be a man, don't let YOUR women out in revealing clothes". Which, by the way, is being justified by Koranic verse and Islamic culture. So when people try and defend Islam, saying that the EU and the US doesn't understand… more »
May/29
2015
The open carry debate also stirred drama at the Capitol early in the legislative session, when gun rights advocates confronted one state lawmaker in his office. The lawmaker, Democrat Poncho Nevarez, was assigned a state security detail and House… more »
May/29
2015
In three different nations it sucks to be a woman. ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida community college will no longer have ultrasound technician students practice an invasive vaginal procedure on each other, school officials said Tuesday, after two for… more »
May/28
2015
Mmmmm, only the blind, stupid and congenitally dumb perhaps? But hey, he's not really a bad person for sticking his fingers in little kids genitals. At least that's what one "lawmaker" who's running for president thinks. Hope you had dinner a while a… more »
May/27
2015
Guess Texas has more to worry about from pissing off the all-mighty deities than some super-secret plan from the president huh? Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says the damage caused by flash-flooding in Central Texas is "absolutely devastating." The governor… more »
May/26
2015
If a video of a woman shaking her butt is enough to put them off their feed I can truly understand why they can't keep their sanity in normal society where women can dress, speak and act as they please. CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian authorities have arrested a… more »
May/25
2015

Train Travel Delux

Traveled on Amtrak this week. Although this is right on the heels of the tragic derailment, the train ride itself was pleasant. A few select fellow passengers, not so much. AM - Grouchy Princess I grabbed a seat in the back row of the car I was… more »
May/24
2015
Yes, score one for the good guys because I actually figured out how to use my greatest weakness to my advantage! So a while back I'd posted about how clumsy I become when faced with a tube of superglue. All I have to do is touch the closed cap and… more »
May/23
2015
Remarkable. There's hope for this world after all. DUBLIN (AP) -- Gay couples of Ireland woke up Sunday in what felt like a nation reborn, with dreams of wedding plans dancing in their heads. This new reality was sinking in after the Irish people voted… more »
May/19
2015
Sometimes it's the only option. more »
May/18
2015
Thank your fucking lucky stars because NO ONE flies out of Norfolk without a double handful of pain. My advice? Avoid it at all cost. more »
May/17
2015

It's Never Easy

I never bothered to think that the computer wouldn't boot after I attached the new drive. I mean I'd swapped out the connectors on the CD/DVD drive for the brand-new 2T I was going to use to transfer files. With the introduction of the new drive it was… more »
May/16
2015
Seriously? Why is this even a thing in 2015? This shit is from like 1915. Human rights activists have urged Indonesia to stop requiring female military recruits to undergo so-called virginity testing. Human Rights Watch (HRW) said the hymen examinations… more »
May/15
2015
Why pay for someone else's stupidity? Don't fund this moron. CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 13 (UPI) -- Luis Lang is on the road to blindness, but can't afford surgery because he chose not to purchase health insurance. The now-unemployed South Carolina handyman… more »
May/14
2015

Gay Sonar

Yes, it *is* a thing. A real thing. STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Swedish peace activists who argue that military hardware isn't the best way to deter Russian submarines have launched their own underwater defense installation: a gay-themed sonar system. In a… more »
May/14
2015
Yes, yes, again the GOP is pandering to the "howler monkey" voters, failing as always to consider that 50% of the population might object to MORE government intrusion in their lives. WASHINGTON, May 13 (UPI) -- The U.S. House of Representatives on We… more »
May/13
2015
And lo, the asshole was fucked, well and truly. When a football fan in Toronto shouted obscenities at a TV reporter, she stopped to confront him - and another man appearing in the video has lost his job.[..] "It's a disgusting thing to say, it's… more »
May/12
2015
Will there ever be a time when women's health and safety aren't slaved to "opinion"? Paraguay "failed to protect" a pregnant 10-year-old rape victim who has been denied an abortion, a group of UN human rights experts has said. The girl allegedly b… more »
May/11
2015
Roughly translated, "Dropping a Duggar" means to take a shit. Because they pop out babies just about as often as most people take a poop. more »
May/10
2015

Mother's Day

The one day when people at least won't complain that Mom didn't do their laundry... until Monday. more »
May/09
2015
It seems there's a standard when it comes to computer cases, that the see-through window must be on the left. Why the left? I don't rightfully know but it's irksome. Why? Because on MY desk the wall is on the left, thus the computer must go there or it… more »
May/08
2015
Short version: if you're a windows 7 user this is what you do - go to the legacy ATi software here or (this is a bit harder) go to the ATi drivers and software download and MANUALLY select your driver, make sure you pick Win 7 as your OS. Once there,… more »
May/07
2015
There's a line of cars 2 miles long and the person in front wants to hold ALL of them up to let the person on the cross street go first which, after some confusion, takes up most of the green light. Net result: 3 people go through, the 22 that MIGHT… more »
May/06
2015
In Kansas money talks, and kids walk. TOPEKA, Kan., May 4 (UPI) -- Several Kansas schools will begin closing early for the summer due to an $800 million budget deficit created by income-tax cuts established by Gov. Sam Brownback. Dozens of schools in… more »
May/05
2015
In his view women have tails, horns and are only good for one thing: dying in childbirth. San Salvador's auxiliary bishop Gregorio Rosa Chavez told me religious principles needed to be adhered to. "Every human life is sacred. To get rid of that is… more »
May/03
2015
I recieved the following message through the World of Suck internal messaging: Fuck you for getting my story wrong. The chief pilots, HR and the union ignored their Zero Tolerance policy on sexual harassment and retaliated against me, setting me up to… more »
May/03
2015

Increment Tiny Body Count

Because our society has not yet learned the need for gun safety. PEORIA, Ariz., May 3 (UPI) -- A 2-year-old Arizona boy is in critical but stable condition after shooting himself in the head with a pistol that was left on a bed, police say. Arizona, a… more »
May/02
2015

Beery Strange

I used to know a guy who did this without any implants. It makes my mouth hurt just thinking about it. BUENOS AIRES, April 29 (UPI) -- An Argentinian beer company replaced rugby players' missing teeth with bottle opener implants as part of an ad… more »
May/01
2015
But my kid's an angel!... FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) -- A middle school student in northwest New Mexico says she was sent to the principal's office and asked if she sold drugs or was involved with a gang after she wore her rosary to school.[..] Latanyia's… more »