Archives for: "July 2015"

Jul/31
2015
NEW YORK (AP) -- Rocker Ted Nugent says he supports an American dentist who killed a protected lion in Zimbabwe. Not surprised really. Ol Eddy seems to be able to out do himself at every turn. It's probably not his fault though, probably just the… more »
Jul/30
2015
If I were an athlete that had to swim or sail I would probably consider giving the upcoming Olympics a miss. RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Athletes in next year's Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that… more »
Jul/29
2015
There's a noun for that. FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Tom Brady took the fight over his "Deflategate" suspension to social media and federal court Wednesday, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft backed the three-time Super Bowl MVP, saying "I was… more »
Jul/28
2015
If there was EVER a candidate to be thrown naked to the lions, this is the guy. And I want to be there to watch. A US dentist who killed a lion in Zimbabwe says he regrets shooting the well-known animal and insists that he thought he was on a legal… more »
Jul/27
2015
No, this isn't about sending smoke signals. Or maybe it is... SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The lifting of the Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay adult leaders prompted some gay Eagle Scouts to quickly rejoin the movement on Tuesday. But the Mormon church -… more »
Jul/26
2015
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senior Senate Republicans lined up Sunday to rebuke Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz for harshly criticizing Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, an extraordinary display of intraparty division played out live on the Senate floor.[..]… more »
Jul/25
2015
It's election time and once again the dead fetuses are flying. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two stealthily recorded videos show Planned Parenthood officials discussing how they provide aborted fetal organs for research. The videos have put the group and its… more »
Jul/24
2015

Stop Trying To Help

It's all fun and games until someone loses and eye... brain... chunk of skull. WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- The Pentagon asked Friday that armed citizens not stand guard at military recruitment centers in response to the deadly Chattanooga, Tenn.,… more »
Jul/23
2015
It's getting hard and harder to deny the crazy. LAREDO, Texas (AP) -- Ever sure of himself, Donald Trump paid a whirlwind visit to the Mexico border Thursday and predicted Hispanics would love him - "they already do" - because as president he'd grab… more »
Jul/22
2015

More Bullets Won't Help

It's not going to help. The U.S. military on Monday confirmed to Fox News it directed recruiting centers across the country to step up security measures in the wake of the deadly rampage at two Tennessee installations that claimed the lives of four U.S.… more »
Jul/21
2015
46 years ago yesterday, Man walked on the moon. It?s an accomplishment that I still consider unparalleled to this day. We?ve done many wonderful things since then, but it is somehow all the more amazing for the time period, the technology, the speed and… more »
Jul/20
2015
He's like the Joker in the deck. Literally. Like the Joker. After dismissing McCain's reputation as a war hero because he was captured in Vietnam and "I like people who weren't captured," Trump declared "I will say what I want to say." He insisted he… more »
Jul/19
2015
If you call a pig a "prom queen" everyone will think it's beautiful. when it's still just a pig. NEW YORK (AP) -- The Supreme Court's ruling last month legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide has left Americans sharply divided, according to an Associ… more »
Jul/18
2015

Wow.

Even for Trump this is a jaw-dropper. AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump criticized Arizona Sen. John McCain's military record Saturday, saying he was a "war hero because he was captured." Well damn. Talk about goi… more »
Jul/17
2015

And... Win.

Yes we have another Darwin Awards winnah... without the contest even being held! DALLAS (AP) -- Authorities say a Dallas man accidentally killed himself while firing his gun in celebration at his 21st birthday party. Joseph Perez was pronounced de… more »
Jul/16
2015
I'm really getting sick of celebrities and the LGBT community falling over themselves, gushing over how "brave" and "courageous" Caitlyn is. Sorry, I don't think she's "brave" or "courageous". I do applaud her for following her heart and finding… more »
Jul/16
2015
To quote a recent phrase: "it's about fucking time." Today, TLC announced that they will not be filming new episodes of 19 Kids and Counting. Now, if only TLC could promote healthy and NORMAL relationships where women aren't breeding sows with a c… more »
Jul/15
2015
And.... FIGHT! Neither Alexis nor I created reddit to be a bastion of free speech, but rather as a place where open and honest discussion can happen: These are very complicated issues, and we are putting a lot of thought into it. It?s something we?ve… more »
Jul/14
2015
The GOP is having an image problem. They don't know who to hate any more. US conservatives have lined up to condemn the deal reached between major world powers and Iran. (BBC) Cuba. Marriage Equality. Health Care. Now Iran. As the civilized world lauds… more »
Jul/13
2015
In Russia the gay-hate isn't just state sponsored, it's inbred. The latest "social experiment" video to take off globally shows an apparently gay couple holding hands in downtown Moscow - and receiving harsh homophobic abuse.[..] "Gays aren't the… more »
Jul/12
2015
It's only 2015... The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has unanimously approved a resolution to end the organisation's ban on gay adults working as leaders. (BBC) Really, it's about fucking time. Duh. more »
Jul/11
2015
Tsipras has played a little game at everyone's expense. Let's see how his hand plays out. BRUSSELS (AP) -- After swaying a skeptical parliament to back a harsh austerity package to stave off financial collapse, the Greek government on Saturday faced… more »
Jul/10
2015
C. Allen. C. Allen be an asshole. C. Allen be an asshole because it's all about HIM, not the people he's supposed to serve. TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- After a municipal court judge in Toledo refused to perform a same-sex wedding this week, the presiding judge… more »
Jul/10
2015
In the words of the category: "Ha ha ha ha Fuck You." And buddy, you been FUCKED. JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 8 (UPI) -- The FBI launched an international campaign to track down hundreds of "sextortion" victims after a Florida man pleaded not guilty to… more »
Jul/09
2015
You're on the can looking at the tiles in the bathroom floor at work and think: "Oooh! If I just slide that one tile down into the row of same colored ones I can blow up the whole floor!" more »
Jul/08
2015
Actually I wanted to use a verb that indicated "primitive, uneducated, savages who still find same-sex relationships offensive to the point where gays and lesbians are vulnerable to physical and mental abuse." But I settled for "stupid" instead. Pres… more »
Jul/08
2015
Lady there are so many BETTER causes out there to protest, and you're wasting our time on THIS? You really have nothing better to do, do you? Museum officials announced that they would cancel "Kimono Wednesdays," which was originally scheduled to run… more »
Jul/07
2015
Some "lawmakers" just don't seem to get the message. You don't get to promote one religion over another, even if you decide to write it into the state constitution. Didn't she learn anything from the recent ruling on marriage equality? OKLAHOMA CITY,… more »
Jul/06
2015
Dear Japan, I know we've had our differences, maybe a war or two, but overall in the last few years, decades even, we've been pretty good friends. We have a tradeoff, an understanding of sorts, we have neat ideas and you make them better, slicker,… more »
Jul/05
2015
I would like to nominate Tommie Woodward and Devon Staples. Texas, July 3rd, Tommie Woodward willingly jumped into posted alligator infested waters. He took his chances with a 12 foot alligator and lost, realizing at the last second his fatal mistake.… more »
Jul/05
2015
It was supposed to be a play on Fort Knox. Yes I admit it was reaching. AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Forget Fort Knox or the Federal Reserve. Texas has decided to start keeping its gold holdings within in its own borders. But what makes sense politically in… more »
Jul/04
2015
I have this image in my head of a beggar slapping away a donation of change because the small amount is insulting. Somehow the pauper believes that a bad attitude and poor manners will entitle him to more money because "he has dignity". That goes really… more »
Jul/03
2015

Classy Trash

The message is "I'm famous because my brother murdered people... so give me money!" A fundraising website launched by the sister of a gunman who killed 9 people at a US church has been taken down after heavy criticism on social media. A page set up in… more »
Jul/02
2015

California Common Sense

They're not the only state with this mandate, but they're the most recent one to push aside the vocal idiots in favor of common sense. California governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill that imposes one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the US.… more »
Jul/01
2015
If she can't do the job she's hired for then clearly she's not the right person for it. Anyone, most especially someone who claims to be "moral" and with a conscience, should step aside if they can't do their job. I guess Kim ain't much of either.… more »