Category Archives: Creeping Incrementalism

Map Play

hm… A Block is the smallest area unit used by the U.S. Census Bureau for tabulating statistics. As of the 2010 census, the United States consists of 11,078,300 Census Blocks. Of them, 4,871,270 blocks totaling 4.61 million square kilometers were reported to have no population living inside them. Despite having a population of more than [...]

ToDaZeD *urp*

*Faux-Humility Edition

ChingChongDingDongs Update

prepare for your humorless scolding Previously: Remember the whole “Washington Redskins iz Raaaaacist” kerfluffle? Whereupon the head of said organization decided to keep the name but started some fund for redskins Naaaative Amerikkkanz. Whereupon obscure “comic” Colbert mocked with the ChingChongDingDong Foundation for Sensitivity to Orientals or Whatever. Whereupon completely unknown “comic” Suey Park started [...]

Guilty !!! 2!!!

some more Another report from this: The Maciver Institute‘s article on The White Privilege Conference [WPC 15] [Yes, it's real. Yes, there were 14 previous ones.] I’m beginning to think it might be a bit difficult to have a rational, productive conversation with people who …erm, “think” like this. Their basic “argument” seems to be [...]

Free Reign

un-free people Here’s a tidbit from across the Pond. Parents who starve their children of love and affection face prosecution under a “Cinderella Law” …Changes to the child neglect laws will make “emotional cruelty” a crime for the first time, alongside physical or sexual abuse. …enforce the protection of children’s emotional, social and behavioural well-being. [...]


“If you don’t answer the question, young man, we’re going to have to gag you.” What question?!? “Gag him.” –FiresignTheater The city of Madison [WI] hosted the 15th annual national White Privilege Conference last week at the Monona Terrace to discuss issues of white supremacy, social justice, education and the Tea Party. There it is [...]

ToDaZeD CA *facepalm*

translation needed The California Department of Motor Vehicles is setting up new facilities to process driver’s license applications for illegal immigrants. Last year, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill, AB 60, which will allow illegal immigrants to obtain the documents beginning Jan. 1, 2015. As part of the driver’s license application process, immigrants [...]

ToDaZeD CA *facepalm*

Diversity!!! Chinese guys, Black guys, White guys, Phillipine guys, Moslem guys – working together! [wait... Sexists!!!!!!!!] For his commitment to ending gun violence, [(2006) Assembly Speaker pro Tem] Leland Yee (D-San Francisco/Daly City) has been named to the Gun Violence Prevention Honor Roll by the Brady Campaign. …A+… [CA State Senator Leeland Yee] … advocated [...]

No Secret anymore

Pooty-larf WTF is going on here?!? …a 34-year-old junior [Secret Service] agent who had passed out drunk in a hallway and later had to be lifted into his room by several hotel employees, according to a hotel spokesman … …in the hotel where President Obama was scheduled to arrive the following day … Previously… …two [...]

Watch your $$$$ fly

good enuff for .gov work… The trucks full of paperwork come every day, turning off a country road north of Pittsburgh and descending through a gateway into the earth. Underground, they stop at a metal door decorated with an American flag. Behind the door, a room opens up as big as a supermarket, full of [...]

Stalin just emailed

“waaaant!!!” [Sacramento ABC] News10 submitted numerous public records requests to every major law enforcement agency in Northern California to find out which departments are using StingRay technology. A StingRay is a device law enforcement uses to track people and collect real time data from every cellphone within a certain radius. Brave Noo World Order Some [...]

Banned Words = Banned Thoughts

on ToDaZeD Iron Cookie The #BanBossy movement pretends to protect little girls from the humiliation of being called “bossy,” and thereby will empower a generation of strong, powerful female leaders (so long as you don’t call them bossy, because that would crush them). RTWT cuz there are many more salient points I don’t feel right [...]

Looka me….

optimistic, again. How’s this for an intriguing sentiment? Maybe…. just maybe…. maybe…… “I’m worried about scientifically illiterate adults,” … “They run the world and wield resources. They’re in charge, and they outnumber the kids … The issue in modern time is, do adults have the wisdom and insight brought to you by scientific perspective to [...]

Cuz Yer Stoopud ‘n’ ugly, that’s why

and yer mother dresses ya funny ToDaZeD #ComfortingAssurances Firstly: Federal health authorities on Tuesday reported a 43 percent drop in the obesity rate among 2- to 5-year-old children over the past decade… Rates for blacks (one in nine) and Hispanics (one in six) … About 8 percent of 2- to 5-year-olds were obese in 2012, [...]

It’s Official

Legal Court Sanction upholding “right” to curtail Americans’ rights as hostage to “enflamed passions” of foreign citizens San Jose suburb of Morgan Hill, CA. Officials at a Northern California high school acted appropriately when they ordered students wearing American flag T-shirts to turn the garments inside out during the Mexican heritage celebration Cinco de Mayo, [...]

ToDaZeD Just for Knowing

surely you qualify — who doesn’t?!? Protected Classes Federal ➢ Race ➢ Color ➢ Religion ➢ National Origin ➢ Sex (Gender) ➢ Disability ➢ Familial Status In addition to the above list of “protected classes” the State of California has added: State of California ➢ Age ➢ Ancestry ➢ Gender Identity ➢ Marital Status ➢ [...]

Ohdearheavens! Is it Spring again?!?

squirrel ———> !!!!!!!!!!!!! Suddenly: the Ukraine!!!!!!!!! The violence Tuesday was the worst in nearly three months of anti-government protests that have paralyzed Ukraine’s capital in a struggle over the identity of a nation divided in loyalties between Russia and the West, and the worst in the country’s post-Soviet history. whaaaa?!? It prompted European Union to [...]

“I Waaaaant!”

*facepalm* of em-bare-ass-ment Feminism must therefore accommodate wildly incompatible propositions — e.g., (1) Women unquestionably belong alongside men in Marine units fighting pitched battles in Tora Bora but (2) really should not be expected to be able to perform three chin-ups. Or: (1) Women at Columbia are empowered by pornography* but (2) women at Wellesley [...]

ToDaZeD Win Da Futchah! WTF

Here’s lookin’ at you, kidz Lakota, N.D., farmer Rodney Brossart … was accused of stealing his neighbors’ stray cattle in 2011. IN DISTRICT COURT, NELSON COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTa [sic -- typos abound in this] A neighbor of Rodney Brossart, Chris Anderson (Anderson) noticed that three of his cow calf pairs were missing, presumed that they [...]


on Grit and Persistence From The New York Times… A SEEMINGLY un-American fact about America today Since when has a fact been “unAmerican?” un-American fact about America today is that for some groups, much more than others, upward mobility and the American dream are alive and well. Is it “unAmerican” that “the American dream” is [...]