Category Archives: Claire

US’re Payin’ for What, now?

Injury + insult IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Tuesday that service at his agency has gotten so bad that they are ignoring more than 60 percent of taxpayers’ phone calls during this tax season. But what kinda moron would bother calling anyway? The IRS will be the first to tell you that the information provided [...]

Then Seize the Culture…

ToDaZeD Pop Kulchah Mystery [to me; 'splain, plz?] This is actually a thing. …out there ….somewhere. Justin Beeeeeber was ‘given’ a Roast by Comedy Central. …in an attempt to rehabilitate his Image. …at age 21 + 15 days. Now, I’m not, by any means, a Bielieber, but I do hear random stuff on the raadio: [...]

…First Seize the Language

nanny and Reality Here’s a permission slip related to a ‘science’ experiment about tectonic plates. …using *horrors* an Oreo. yanno, that pair of wafer cookies with the sugared Crisco filling? Sounds like the kind of thing the kewl teacher would do in 3rd grade — now it’s probably Senior Thesis level. aaaaanyway, nowadaze, parents need [...]

Yer not really paranoid if….

wuck is worng with youze people Samsung: TV has never been this smart. …the voice-recognition feature, vital for everyone who finds pressing a few buttons on their remote far too tiresome. the company may “capture voice commands and associated texts so that we can provide you with Voice Recognition features and evaluate and improve the [...]

Headline Of The Day!

my kinda pig Pig in Australia Steals 18 Beers from Campers, Gets Drunk, Fights Cow

*NOT* The Onion

WASoF At Brown University, a student group organized a debate about campus sexual assault. When Kathy Byron, a member of its Sexual Assault Task Force, heard that one debater might “ criticize the term ‘rape culture,’” Mzzzz Byron pannikkked that the idea of challenging another idea “could serve to invalidate people’s experiences,” or be “damaging.” [...]

Quit leaning at me

and back off Starbucks said the phase of the campaign that involved messages on drink cups was always scheduled to end Sunday. We have always been at war with Eurasia. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 3:34 AM Starting on Monday, Starbucks baristas are being asked to write “Race Together” on coffee cups they hand to customers, [...]

Quick!

Say somethin funny.

Whaddya Know?!

SJW-FAIL Here’s from the Sbux near the commuuuunity kollege: Nicely planned, printed stickers out on the tables available for anyone who wants one. Completely precious, starbuckian style SJW statement… oh, and at the Sbux out in the ‘burbs: nuttin. No stickers, no preciously cutesy signs, no reference to this weapons-grade stupid whatsoever. ‘course, out at [...]

Health and Safety Scare Me

too dangerous to go to work Nevermind how I got there [archaeology], but I arrived at the “Health and Safety” page of the London Crossrail [Big Dig - Brit Style]. Here is what they say: This programme is founded on three key principles: We all have the right to go home unharmed every day, The [...]