Category Archives: Trhough Teh Looking Glass

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 [...]

*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.” [...]

ToDaZeD Proggie Vocab!

phrase a day! “Lean In™” — whatinhell does that even mean? This article seems to indicate it means work harder. …I had a life. I had friends, family, children. I had hobbies. I had a job, too, of course, but I also took occasional vacations, knocked off work at a sensible hour and got eight [...]

Looks like they’re passing it so we can find out what’s in it…

so, what’s in it? The last-minute revisions, however, demonstrate the growing influence of Google, which has become a major lobbying presence in Washington. Anybody able to shed light on this thing? What Problem are they aiming to Fix? Liberal philanthropist [hahahahahahahahaaaa] George Soros and the Ford Foundation have lavished groups supporting the administration’s “net neutrality” [...]

Yanno that time I went to DC and slapped every liar across the moosh?

oh, wait… I Misspoke Yeah… I never did that. That was the weekend I surfed in the Mavericks. oh, wait… I Misspoke: I was actually dipping live lava from Kilimanjaro. I make jewelry with it donchanooo. No, erm… I Misspoke. I was actually watching gang members chase Brian Williams thru the New Orleans Ritz-Carleton. [Poor [...]

ToDaZeD Mixed Messages

counternarrative Yeah, I hate malls, too but ol’ Al ShitsKabob is goin’ too far. …again. A new video from Al Shabaab purportedly shows the terror group calling for an attack on Mall of America, in Bloomington, Minn. …[also] West Edmonton Mall in Canada and the Oxford Street shopping area in London … [and citing] Westgate [...]

ToDaZeD Proggie Phrase o’ Teh Century

Trained Interventionist Yep — they’re training ‘em in the first year of college to “intervene” when someone says “that’s so ghey” or “gee, you’re a pretty gal.” and now: …DGAC called for diet and weight management interventions by “trained interventionists” in healthcare settings, community locations, and worksites… What’s their “problem”? making “decisions about national health [...]

Slippery Handles

a paucity of comprehension or a silly technique ”Words mean something. …or something Another name for a rose? [Obobobo:] “Al Qaeda and ISIL and groups like it are desperate for legitimacy. They try to portray themselves as religious leaders, holy warriors in defense of Islam,” he said. “We must never accept the premise that they [...]

Unserious People

”here, let Meeeeee edge-u-kate You” moar here “No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by getting them to do something more positive with their life by creating Good Governance™ in the other poor dumb bastard’s country!” — Marie Har-d-har-harf vid here

eschatological humour

The Final Shiitestorm I’m fond of pointing out that the Left took over the American Protestant movement in the 19th century and has followed their rhythms ever since. The Great Awakenings are now Progressive Awakenings. It’s not an accident that Jon Stewart got famous in the early 1990’s, when this Progressive Awakening began. Similarly, it [...]