Archives for: "October 2015"

Oct/29
2015

Ho Ho Ho

No this isn't a Santa impression. "I think this process stinks. This is not the way to do the people's business," Ryan said. "Under new management, we're not going to do the people's business this way." (AP) Yeah right. I don't even give him two weeks… more »
Oct/28
2015
I dunno, really, what the deal is with these drivers. I mean it seems like it doesn't take much skill to crash, so I can't imagine why they're being paid so much. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Reigning NASCAR champion Kevin Harvick shrugged off his critics… more »
Oct/27
2015

REI Rocks!

Ok, I do occasionally shop there, but now I'm going to go get my holiday gifts from them. Why? Because they're AWESOME! KENT, Wash. (AP) -- Outdoor retailer Recreational Equipment, Inc., known as REI, has announced it will buck Black Friday and close… more »
Oct/26
2015
It's not "Abortion equals slavery" it's "Lack of Abortion equals slavery." e told an NBC News interviewer on Sunday that he's a "reasonable person", however, and he'd listen if someone can come up with a "reasonable explanation for why they would like… more »
Oct/25
2015
Not if you're a woman. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (?HHS?) issued the Privacy Rule to implement the requirement of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (?HIPAA?).1 The Privacy Rule standards address the… more »
Oct/24
2015
What's entirely entertaining here is the double standard. Thus the category. TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- The Iranian government has criticized a U.S. court's decision to sentence an engineer with dual citizenship to more than eight years in prison for trying… more »
Oct/23
2015
Celestial booze-hounds rejoice! WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- A new discovery from the bright comet Lovejoy advances the theory that the celestial objects assisted in the development of life on Earth. According to an international team of researchers… more »
Oct/22
2015
Yep. Actually they are. CAMBRIDGE, England, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Howler monkeys can't have it all. Evolution offers a choice: big balls or big calls. The choice dictates not only physical attributes, but a style of living.[..] Species boasting larger testes… more »
Oct/21
2015
No one, NO ONE, had peanut allergies when I was a kid. Know why? BECAUSE PARENTS WEREN'T FUCKING STUPID. MANITOBA, Manitoba, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Food allergies among children are becoming more common, but researchers found the best way to prevent childr… more »
Oct/20
2015
Because compromise IS the American way. Among Republicans in the poll, 62 percent say they would prefer a new speaker who will stick with conservative principles even if doing so leads to a government shutdown. Just 37 percent prefer someone who will… more »
Oct/19
2015
The quote comes from Monty Python, but it's exactly the same quote. With different words. The elephant was killed on Oct. 7 October and its ivory tusks weighed 55 kilograms (121 pounds) and 54 kilograms (119 pounds), according to the parks. "That'… more »
Oct/18
2015

Pro Nut Buster

It's called "conkers" and apparently it's a real thing. A new world champion was all-conkering after a day of fierce competition in a Northamptonshire village. Some 200 entrants from 10 countries, including Japan, South Africa and the US, battled it out… more »
Oct/17
2015
This is. The latest attacks come after a four-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Delhi last week.[..] Police say one of the victims in the two separate attacks, a two-and-a-half year old girl, was abducted in west Delhi on Friday night by two men.… more »
Oct/16
2015
It won't be over until the election is, and only if Hillary loses. Boring. more »
Oct/15
2015
So good in fact that she was powerless to save her own sons. Unless you count beating one to death and the other into critical condition as "helping". A woman charged with beating her son to death in a church has said she "felt helpless" to prevent t… more »
Oct/14
2015
Imagine, gun-rights fanatics are more frightened of a little dick than a loaded gun. I have YET to see anyone dildo'd to death, even if I can think of a few well deserving recipients of that fate. Texas students are planning to hang sex toys from their… more »
Oct/13
2015
Guess what? #1 Shitbag Walter Palmer gets the last laugh. The US dentist who sparked an international outcry after killing a lion in Zimbabwe will not be prosecuted because he had obtained the legal authority to hunt, officials say. Walter Palmer… more »
Oct/12
2015
"Just because I want to" ain't good enough, asshole. "I am not anti-zoo," said Edwin Walker with Texas Law Shield, the group that recently filed complaints against the Houston and Dallas zoos. "I guarantee there's not going to be a license-holder that's… more »
Oct/11
2015
I've decided that the time has come to state clearly and plainly for anyone who cares (or perhaps more importantly for those that don't) my position on gun control. And it's this, important enough to warrant its own quote box... Public ownership of g… more »
Oct/10
2015
When the phone rang the number on Caller ID was distinctly a telemarketer. They asked for the SO. So, I checked with the SO: "Do you want me to tell them to shove off?" "Yes, but do it nicely." "Well," I replied into the phone, "They told me to tell you… more »
Oct/09
2015
Consider this a public service announcement: Fact A: if you choose the seat by the toilets on a plane, you will get Zone 1 Fact B: if you are zone 1 you can bring at least two, possibly up to six, people with you even if their zones are butt-fuck last… more »
Oct/08
2015
Do you blame the parents? Or society? Or someone else? WHITE PINE, Tenn. (AP) -- An 11-year-old boy has been charged with murder after he killed his 8-year-old neighbor, police said, and witnesses say it was because the girl wouldn't let him see her… more »
Oct/07
2015
8,124. It's not really a very big number. Here's another number: 8,124. That's the total of homicides by gun in 2014, according to the FBI's Crime in the United States report. That works out to an average of 156 a week, more than 22 people shot to d… more »
Oct/06
2015
So where did she go wrong? Police in Michigan are weighing whether to file charges against a woman who shot at a pair of shoplifting suspects. Pursued by security guards, a suspect ran from the Home Depot hardware store to a sport-utility vehicle driven… more »
Oct/05
2015
This is the conservative end-game: put higher education out of reach of most Americans to keep the middle-class firmly under their thumb. And it's working. America's crushing surge of student debt, now at $1.2 trillion, has bred a disturbing new… more »
Oct/04
2015
It's a comment on our society today that no one has the patience to wait for anything any more... SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) -- A Kentucky woman is under arrest after her boyfriend's body was discovered in a freezer inside the couple's living room. A man was… more »
Oct/03
2015
It's just what every good Christian needs. "I would encourage my fellow Christians who are serious about their faith to think about getting a handgun carry permit," Ramsey wrote. "I have always believed that it is better to have a gun and not need it… more »
Oct/02
2015
Because, you know, "stuff" just happens. GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush says he's opposed to new federal gun laws as a response to the mass shooting at an Oregon community college. At a forum in South Carolina, Bush… more »
Oct/01
2015

I Agree

"It cannot be this easy for somebody who wants to inflict harm on other people to get his or her hands on a gun," Obama said. (AP) more »