Category Archives: DougM

homogeneousgenius

Pretty sure I made this joke here a couple of years ago, but I had no idea that it would actually, you know, happen. [W]hen the social-media specialist for a private Provo-based English language learning center wrote a blog explaining homophones, he was let go for creating the perception that the school promoted a gay [...]

Wrong! Wrong! Wrong!

Of all the buck-passing nonsense I’ve ever read … A nonpartisan congressional investigation has concluded that management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer woes that paralyzed President Barack Obama’s health care program website last fall, officials told The Associated Press. The findings are in a report to be released Thursday [...]

Right back atcha, y’ol’ _itch

You know … projection i.e. reflecting one’s own warped world-view by attributing it to others). New emails uncovered by the House Ways and Means Committee indicate that former IRS employee Lois Lerner has a strong dislike of some conservatives, and at one point called them “assholes” in an email exchange. The committee released an email [...]

Hillary understands …

… the necessity for committing war crimes in a small country. “I’m not a military planner but Hamas puts it’s missiles, it’s rockets in civilian areas, part of it is Gaza is pretty small and its densely populated.” [story + vid] Civilian areas: schools, hospitals, mosques, apartment buildings, street-vendor carts, etc. After all, “I know [...]

Dayum!

DC’s public-carry ban ruled unconstitutional: In light of Heller, McDonald, and their progeny, there is no longer any basis on which this Court can conclude that the District of Columbia’s total ban on the public carrying of ready-to-use handguns outside the home is constitutional under any level of scrutiny. Therefore, the Court finds that the [...]

ace in the hole

[P]resident Obama says in his weekly address that the American people “don’t get to pick which rules you play by.” [more] Yeah, I knowww … _________ Previously on KisP (Heck, it’s almost the same joke.)

stuff that’s getting harder to do

…The United States paid Russia 60 million dollars per American astronaut to get access to the Space Station. Russia pledged tit-for-tat measures in revenge for U.S. sanctions, by refusing to allow Americans access to our 150 billion-dollar International Space Station, of which the United States paid 84 percent of the cost. Russian Deputy Prime Minister [...]

Janus

Evidently, we need a cease-fire while they launch more rockets. “[T]here’s too much money in politics. … “There is something you can do right now today to make a difference, and that is to write a big, fat check. I kid you not,” [HRH Michelle Obama] said. “I’m going to be honest with you. That’s [...]

Kenya hear me now?

What’s Kenya’s favorite son have to say about … I saaaaid … [T]he State Department said that the Peace Corps “has been closely monitoring the security environment in Kenya … and has decided to officially suspend the program in Kenya.” … The decision comes amid a tightening of security by the U.S. Embassy in Kenya, [...]

state-worship cult leader whines about heretics

Blaspheeemers! Mr. Obama added that “the Republican Party has been taken over by people who just don’t believe in government.” [more] What’s next? Convert, pay the jizya, or die? Cripes! These guys are worse than the ISIS/ISIL, since we’re already payin’ the friggin’ tax! (What? Well, yeah, okay, at least the mandatory female genital mutilation [...]

IRS: not up to scratch

Stuff that makes one’s head crash: IRS Commissioner John Koskinen on Wednesday downplayed the idea that Lois Lerner’s hard drive may have been purposefully scratched in order to hide information from congressional investigators, and said he’s not concerned that this may have happened. … [R]ep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) pressed the issue Wednesday by implying that [...]

We must not allowww a particle-accelerator gap*

Gee, I wish we had one’a them massive particle accelerator machines.* Scientists at the Institute of High Energy Physics in Beijing, working with international collaborators, announced a plan to build a massive particle accelerator by 2028 — a 52-kilometer underground ring that would smash electrons and positrons together. The Chinese project could offer new means [...]

That was no jihadi …

… that was my wife. BEIRUT: Known for kidnapping, public stonings, lashings and executions, the Iraq and Al Sham (ISIS) is now expanding into tourism, taking jihadists on honeymoon and civilians to visit other parts of its “caliphate”. Running twice-weekly tours from Syria’s Raqa to Iraq’s Anbar, ISIS’s buses fly the group’s black flag and [...]

ohhh, myyy

What a delicious threefer. As President Obama arrives in Los Angeles for his $32,000 per plate fundraiser at the home of Shonda Rhimes this week, a local street artist is pointing out the irony of the producer of the hit TV show Scandal, a show about a Washington public relations firm that specializes in managing [...]

sorry this is late …

… but I was haningin’ out in the ol’ iHammock, yesterday, and dozed off. ~ KisP ref ~ July 22 [was] National Hammock Day. In terms of silly holidays that were likely made up by retailers, this is one I really can get behind. There is nothing like swaying on a hammock on a lazy [...]

the new Holocaust

Back to the barbaric future Coming soon to a continent near you … For the first time in 1,600 years, Mass is not being said in Mosul: an ancient culture has been wiped out in a matter of weeks. It’s a war crime that, strangely, no one seems to want to talk about. Mosul is [...]

schtick

KisPers discuss irony. (What? No, I don’t think … well, okay, I mayyy have posted this before, not sure. Lemme know if I did.) ______ image source archives

an analist’s analysis

Counter-fatwa fatwa These guys need both analysis and therapy.* [A]ccording to prominent Egyptian cleric Mazhar Shahin, the Muslim Brotherhood has issued a fatwa permitting “anal jihad,” a.k.a. man-on-man anal sex, between jihadis fighting far away from their wives. “They practice homosexuality with one another, thinking, wrongly, that this constitutes jihad for the sake of Allah,” [...]

No Redskins™! Pigskins™!

Muslim outrage in 3.. 2.. 1.. [T]he United States Trademark and Patent Office “granted registration of the [Hog Call] sensory mark to the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas.” Not the words, mind you; the sound. The sounds contained within the chant — Woooooooo, Pig! Sooie! Woooooooo, Pig! Sooie! Woooooooo, Pig! Sooie! Razorbacks! [...]

Sunday comics

Everybody expects the Islamic Inquisition (submitted purely for the fun of it, since I spent my ’50s childhood readin’ comic books with a buddy whose dad could afford ‘em all) The Islamic State, the former [ISIL/ISIS] wants a Muslim psychiatrist who created cartoon characters based on Islam dead. … “whoever finds him, kill him, and [...]