Archives for: "June 2015"

Jun/30
2015
They are two "civilized" nations that defaulted on an international loan. Goodbye Greece. It's time you left the EU. Please shut the door behind you so no one has to see you cry. Maybe you can come back later when you've learned how to be a proper and… more »
Jun/29
2015

The Flawed Greek Premise

Ho, ho, ho, ho, ho. "The EU can't afford to let us fail so we should continue to say no and they will blink and give us a better deal." (BBC) This statement might be correct if everyone in the EU were people that blinked. But not all do. Germans in… more »
Jun/28
2015
Tsipras thinks that he can avoid facing reality (and being blamed for the results) if he throws the burden of decision-making back on the population. It's almost as if he wasn't elected to lead but to bleed the country. "Except everyone is naked," sa… more »
Jun/26
2015
Mr Scalia flashed anger, railing against an elitist majority on the Supreme Court who were imposing their values on "320 million Americans coast-to-coast". "They are willing to say that any citizen who does not agree with that, who adheres to what was,… more »
Jun/25
2015
The guy at Avis was proud to tell me that the little black Chevy Cruz I was renting was brand, spanking new. A whole 71 miles on it. Yay. Guess what else? It had major electrical problems too. Not once, but three times during the 400 mile trip the elect… more »
Jun/24
2015
See the Bible only acts as a contraceptive when you put it between his dick and your snatch. Using it as a pillow under your butt only gets you out-of-wedlock-pregnant. A second time. more »
Jun/23
2015
At least that's what was posted online. Activists in Iran are angry that women were barred from watching a volleyball game against the US, despite earlier indications they could attend.[..] Religious hardliners had reacted angrily to the apparent… more »
Jun/23
2015

The Upside of Unemployment...

I'm getting a lot of bicycle rides in. I'm suddenly very qualified to sell insurance for State Farm. more »
Jun/22
2015
The time has come for you to go suck it. Amen. more »
Jun/22
2015
The political situation in Greece is dire. Feet are now to the fire: the officials elected on a fantastic platform of puppies and rainbows have run up against the iron gates of reason and reality. In brief, saying you want people to lend you money with… more »
Jun/21
2015
In a valiant attempt to avoid the topic of gun control, conservatives are trying to re-brand the attack in Charleston as an assault on faith, not an example of gun-empowered racism in America. "At some point, we as a country will have to reckon with… more »
Jun/21
2015
Generally I'm on the side of those who feel that women and the military can't mix. But that's not the case here. The original remarks came as he spoke about why sexual harassment was still an issue. "It would be a trite answer, but it's because we'… more »
Jun/20
2015
I guess that means Liz ain't all that smart herself because for most of us it doesn't even *need* explaining. CHICAGO (AP) -- An appearance by Kim Kardashian on the National Public Radio show "Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" has angered some listeners.… more »
Jun/19
2015
Go fuck yourself your misogynist bastard. more »
Jun/18
2015

Another Killing

Today there was another killing somewhere in the world. Unstable/Insane person A didn?t like person or group B and decided to kill them. Person A obtained the gun/explosive/knife/spork required for the deranged plan and then went to place C to execute i… more »
Jun/17
2015
Texas is always touted as the conservative ideal, where "smaller government" doesn't dare interfere with the will of the people. Unless there's big money involved, in which case The People can go fuck themselves. DENTON, Texas (AP) -- Leaders of a North… more »
Jun/17
2015
Even if SCOTUS has taken the sting out of the punishment. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from North Carolina to revive a requirement that abortion providers show and describe an ultrasound to a pregnant woman before… more »
Jun/16
2015
Should you be able to qualify for minority benefits? Or just the pretense of benefits? more »
Jun/16
2015
Is putting 50,000 volts through someone really that fucking funny? (Answser: no.) GLENDALE, Calif., June 15 (UPI) -- An Arizona Coyotes fan upset with her mayor for terminating the team's lease agreement took out her frustration by Tasing the official… more »
Jun/15
2015
This is way more than a case of "you snooze you lose". SEOUL, June 15 (UPI) -- North Korea dispatched official bulletins announcing the execution of Hyon Yong Chol for insubordination, South Korean media reported Monday.[..] The South Korean news… more »
Jun/14
2015
While we, here in the US, are still sitting around ranting and raving, Mexico has made up their minds that any two people who want to should be able to marry. "As the purpose of matrimony is not procreation, there is no justified reason that the… more »
Jun/13
2015

"Dead End" Detour

Heading out to dinner, significant other and I were going our usual route for our destination. We were almost to end of a road and we spied a fireman in the road waving us down a side road. We saw the problem, someone hit a pole and cracked it and the… more »
Jun/12
2015
Because in Israel's view it's their own damn fault for dying. An Israeli military investigation has cleared its forces of wrongdoing over the deaths of four Palestinian boys in an attack in Gaza during the 2014 war. It concluded the boys, killed in… more »
Jun/11
2015
And frankly he'd probably be as good, if not a better jurist. See Gilly doesn't have a firm grip on truth, justice or equality. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Under a law that took effect Thursday in North Carolina, employees who issue marriage licenses can… more »
Jun/10
2015
Victoria Siegel was rich and beautiful. But that didn't stop her from dying. Victoria's family blame Victoria's boyfriend's ex because she sent "horrible" texts to Victoria that hurt her in her fragile state. "It was the same as if the girl had shot her… more »
Jun/10
2015
John, get this through your thick head: YOU'RE NOT A PUBLIC SERVANT. Nor are you press. You're just a fucking dick with a drone who THINKS what he's doing is more important than the health and safety of firefighters. MONTGOMERY, N.Y., June 9 (UPI) -- An… more »
Jun/10
2015
I was wondering. I had just bought a new version of Windows 7 Home Pro for a computer I was building. I finished the work and had it up and running 4 weeks ago, before the Windows 10 Update notification came out. (Side note, the tray icon freaked out… more »
Jun/09
2015
Kenlissia Jones is in jail because she took an abortion pill. SHE'S IN JAIL FOR MURDER. WHEN DID ROE V. WADE GET OVERTURNED? Advocates on both sides of the abortion debate said Tuesday that they are stunned police arrested a Georgia woman on murder… more »
Jun/08
2015
I saw this as a bumper sticker on a car. It pissed me off a little. OK it really tweaked me. I really wanted to pass the asshole and give him/her the bird. Catholics trying to jam their beliefs down my throat hits a nerve. The classic Catholic "every… more »
Jun/08
2015
The numbers don't lie bitches. Five of the six states with the biggest declines [in abortion] - Hawaii at 30 percent, New Mexico at 24 percent, Nevada and Rhode Island at 22 percent, Connecticut at 21 percent - have passed no recent laws to restrict… more »
Jun/07
2015
At least to me. Another striking figure: Unmarried mothers account for 40.6 percent of children born in the U.S., according to recent Census data. In the African-American community, the rate is 71.5 percent. (AP) One might think that this would be… more »
Jun/07
2015
Josh Duggar is a pervert and Jim Bob and Michelle are evil for not sending their kid off to a chain gang as punishment. Ma and Pa Duggar and little sisters have spoken publicly. A conservative blogger has criticized liberal media for their level of… more »
Jun/06
2015
You, yes you, Tatsuya Ishida, world reknown author of the Sinfest webcomic. YOU are the real victim. And what are you going to do about it? NEW YORK (AP) -- Abbott and Costello's heirs are crying foul after a Broadway play used a satanic sock puppet to… more »
Jun/05
2015
Since Greece can't meet their obligations they're trying to redefine the meaning of those obligations, starting with the very definition of words. After spending irresponsibility, Greece wants to redefine "irresponsible" as "humiliation". Sorry, that's… more »
Jun/04
2015

Must Destroy

Whilst out on the trail - on my daily commute or on the week-end sport ride - nothing gets the blood going more than these guys. And I may have mentioned this before, but it's been so common lately, it grinds the gears, so to speak, every time. Bald,… more »
Jun/03
2015
Seriously, he's just a petite, pompous, old prune. SENATOBIA, Miss. (AP) -- Can cheering be criminal? One Mississippi school superintendent says yes, and he swore out charges against three people for doing it. The three face misdemeanor public… more »
Jun/02
2015
Apparently the jokes have been coming thick and fast. Of course his name lends itself almost irresistibly. Fifa president Sepp Blatter is being investigated by US officials as part of their inquiry into corruption at the world football body, US media… more »
Jun/01
2015
Who the fuck cares. more »