Category Archives: WTF

He who pays the piper calls the tune

dance, peon, dance [WSJ] The board of the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation has decided to continue accepting donations from foreign governments, primarily from six countries, even though Hillary Clinton is running for president, a summary of the new policy to be released Thursday shows. The rules would permit donations from Australia, Canada, Germany, [...]

Morning After…

hangover? Treasury collected $1,416,555,440,000 in taxes… …surpasses last year’s record through April 15 by $61,345,560,000—or 4.3 percent… …[since 2009] increased by $228,377,820,000—or 18.3 percent…. … $1,223,936,000,000 came in income and employment taxes… $36,054,000,000 came from individual income taxes that were paid directly. $166,553,000,000 came from corporate income taxes. $41,970,000,000 came from excise taxes. $5,006,000,000 came [...]

“Super-relatable”

Hill-Larrity !!1! This is the image Hill-Larrity !!1! *chose* to promote by naming her campaign van “Scooby”. Arguably better than what others could have named it like, DeathStar, Dray of Deceit, Coach of Contempt, Cankle Wagon, BenghaziBus, … But, really, What difference at this point does it make?Mobile… I wondered if there were any clues [...]

ToDaZeD CA *facepalm*

g’head; laff — As goes CA, so goes The Nation [CAGov Jerry] Brown said, “This executive order is done under emergency power. It has the force of law. Executive Order :: The Force Of LAW. ”… It affects people’s — how long they stay in the shower. …” …a bit personal, doncha think? “People should [...]

Polls are Tools

their point is to create public opinion Also see: Preference Cascade — when people who believed they were alone in their beliefs who suddenly find out that they are part of a much larger group. The opposite is also true. When people are sure of the sensibleness of their views then are swamped by media [...]

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 [...]

*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 [...]