Category Archives: Nudge Balloons

Happy “Scorched-Earth Rampage*” Day!

par-tay! Fies-ta!! When a particular kind of person gets a spankin’, they do not react with humility or remorse… Obama’s 8 p.m. ET announcement will come at the start of the second hour of the 15th annual Latin Grammys, which begins at 7 p.m. Thursday on Spanish-language TV network Univision… Univision says it will postpone [...]

Noo-Speak Progresses

Make me a sammich, bitch. …and a Dew-i-tos*! Being harassed online [NB this only applies to women and lgbtqqiaapnzrdoetc. you men — screw you cuz you got no feeeelings .] ? Who ya gonna call? WAM!!! The vicious targeting of women who speak up online has reached crisis levels. …starting today, WAM! is running a [...]

Blowing Sunshine Up Yer Skirt

whoda thunk? Remember the Ivanpah solar electric generating plant? It gave us this! Gloooogle’s noo, penultimate gloooogle-doodle: But uhooooh….. Some sort of …miscalculation occurred. A[n] NRG [”en-er-gee” — geddit? *nudge*nudge*] spokesman blamed the weather, saying the sun didn’t shine as often as years of studies predicted. No sun. In the Mojave desert. hm… The desert [...]

de l’au·dace, en·core de l’au·dace, et tou·jours de l’au·dace

more crust’n a pie factory Rule of Law :: Pants Onna Ground Ferguson protest leaders released a list of “Rules of Engagement” for protests that they expect will arise when the Grand Jury releases its decision on Darren Wilson. “Expect” :: “Will Create” Half of one :: Six dozen of another So they expect to [...]

Different Cuuuultures

Let’s have taaaalks! During its conquests in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State [ISIS / ISIL / ASHL / whatever e~C] has had to come up with a method to allow all those non-Sunnis who ended up converting to Sunni Islam instead of being killed—the Christians, Yazidis, Shias, who for whatever reason remained under IS [...]

uh oh

what now? The guy in TX with ebola: dead Srsly. I’m hearing all sorts of conflicting crap about this. I can’t even tell what’s what, having failed chemistry fairly early on. [hey. don't larf. I have other talents. somewhere] The major nooooooz mediums tell me “Don’t worry; Be happy!” Other sources tell me everything from [...]

hm…

jihaddi see — jihaddi do* See? “If you can kill a disbelieving American or European – especially the spiteful and filthy French – or an Australian, or a Canadian, or any other disbeliever from the disbelievers waging war, including the citizens of the countries that entered into a coalition against the Islamic State, then (do [...]

Which is More Dangerous?

”Interesting Times” Thing One: Three Afghan National Army soldiers, who were in Massachusetts for training, have gone missing after a trip to a shopping mall [in Hyannis] … Afghanistan National Army Soldiers Maj. Jan Mohammad Arash, Cpt. Mohammad Nasir Askarzada, and Cpt. Noorullah Aminyar … arrived in the United States on September 11 for Exercise [...]

ToDaZeD CA *facepalm*

All Your Labor Are Belong to Teh State. A small-time vintner’s use of volunteer workers has put him out of business after the state squeezed him like a late-summer grape for $115,000 in fines — and sent a chill through the wine industry. The volunteers, some of them learning to make wine while helping out, [...]

ToDaZeD Word Of Teh Day!

brazen Use it in a sentence: “Whenever we can, we follow the law,” IRS Commissioner John Koskinen told the House Ways and Means subcommittee on health on Wednesday. see also: barefaced, cheeky and contumelious and #NudgeBalloon