Category Archives: WTF

If you would win the argument, first seize the language

Reality Challenged Have these …people individual non-specific entities ever met a human? Saying “American” to reference …erm, Americans is “problematic.” According to the U of New Hampshire guide to “Inclusive Excellence,” one is encouraged to use the more incluuuusive substitutes “U.S. citizen” or “Resident of the U.S.” John Wayne was unavailable for comment. I am [...]

ToDaZeD National Discussion

which ain’t happening Does one Heroic Act confer Permanent Wisdom? There’s something I just don’t get about the whole discussion of “John McCain; Hero or Not.” It seems to be a thinly disguised discussion of “John McCain; do we have to listen to him or not.” Maybe we oughta have the discussion: “Heroes; now we [...]

Little Gals — whatcha gonna do?

delicate feminista snowflakes Attempting to Change The World™ by whinging. [an essay *by a woman*] decrying “sexual paranoia” on campus and the way virtually any classroom mention of sex was being subjected to an odd sort of neo-Victorian prudery: “Students were being encouraged to regard themselves as such exquisitely sensitive creatures that an errant classroom [...]

ToDaZeD Dots . . .

what’s a meta for? Election 2016! [Sen. Lindsey Graham, (R-S.C.] “I don’t care if he drops out. Stay in the race, just stop being a jackass,” Trump claimed Graham had been “begging” to help him with an appearance on “Fox and Friends.” “He said, ‘Could you mention my name?’ And I said, ‘Yes, I’ll mention,’” [...]

Courage, Kenneth!

When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. WARNING: Trigger Warning: Politically Incorrect statements ahead [possibly] exaggerated for the purposes of [attempted] Teh Funnay. Mostly.

ToDaZeD Clarification

drip… drip… drip… Ya heard about the latest EPA rule, Waters of the United States? NB EPA-PDF The rule will ensure protection for the nation’s public health and aquatic resources, and increase CWA [Clean Water Act] program predictability and consistency by clarifying the scope of “waters of the United States” protected under the Act. Every [...]

Water Shaming

it’s a Kleptofornia thang OMGOMGOMG — Tom Sellek stole water !!!!!11!!!!!!!!! uhm, no. The Calleguas Municipal Water District in Ventura County sued the “Magnum, P.I.” star, alleging that a tanker truck filled up at the hydrant and took it to Selleck’s 60-acre ranch more than a dozen times in the past two years. The district [...]

Samples

first one’s FREEEEE RTWT; filled with juicy delights. [Sowell:] … Another cliche that has come into vogue is that slavery is “America’s original sin.” The great Supreme Court justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said that a good catch phrase could stop thinking for fifty years. Catch phrases about slavery have stopped people from thinking, even longer [...]

Developing….

Dots, Dots, Dots everywhere “NYSE/NYSE MKT has temporarily suspended trading in all symbols. Additional information will follow as soon as possible,” the NYSE said in a status statement on its status page Wednesday. and 660 mainland Chinese companies have requested that trading be suspended Wednesday. …as the rout on the Shanghai and Shenzen exchanges continues. [...]

Skatá !

Moussaka popcorn, anyone? …a recent survey that found some 52 per cent of households say pensions are their most important source of income. …The government also says that, of the country’s 2.6 million pensioners, almost 45 per cent receive pensions that fall below the poverty line of €665, as defined by Eurostat in 2013. ….the [...]