Category Archives: General

there’s a word for this

…the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence has taken to social media to urge the public to assume gun-toters are trouble, and to call the cops on anyone they feel may be a threat. “If you see someone carrying a firearm in public—openly or concealed—and have ANY doubts about their intent, call 911 immediately and ask [...]

air gap …

… between the ears. One of the most serious potential breaches of national security identified so far by the intelligence community inside Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private emails involves the relaying of classified information concerning the movement of North Korean nuclear assets, which was obtained from spy satellites. Multiple intelligence sources … said concerns about the [...]

celebrate diversity

A Green Beret and his allies say the fact that he “stood up to a child rapist” while serving in Afghanistan with an elite Joint Base Lewis-McChord unit shouldn’t be grounds for kicking him out of the Army. Sgt. 1st Class Charles Martland says he beat up an Afghan police commander he was supposed to [...]

fun lovin’ liberals

“I was sick to my stomach when I saw the costume,” Harley said in a news release. “The costume is in bad taste and makes light of what was a tragic and inhumane killing.” A Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costume has also become controversial this year. Critics say the costume, which mimics the outfit Jenner wore [...]

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More Settled Scienciness in Harvardistan

The family of a student at the Fay School in Southboro (Mass) has filed a lawsuit claiming the school’s strong Wi-Fi signal caused the boy to become ill. The unidentified plaintiffs, referred to as “Mother” and “Father” in the complaint, said their 12-year-old son, “G,” suffers from Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity Syndrome, a condition that is aggravated [...]

Fahrenheit Vierhundert Einundfünfzig

It would appear book burning (at least figuratively) is back in vogue in Germany. My German isn’t as good as it was a couple of decades ago (Blue Max, you around?), but this article seems to indicate over 3,000 books were “sorted out” of the Public Library of the German town of Bad Dürrheim. Apparently, [...]

today’s wedgie

Louisiana governor and GOP presidential candidate Bobby Jindal will counter pro-Planned Parenthood protests today with a protest of his own — in the form of a continuous video loop of the seven undercover videos showing illegal abortions and fetal harvesting by Planned Parenthood clinics. The videos, some of which include graphic footage of abortion workers [...]

“blacklivesmatter” sometimes

…A man who pointed a gun at police was shot and killed by officers in north St. Louis, according to St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson. Two officers were executing a search warrant around noon Wednesday at a home near Walton and Page, Dotson said at a news conference, when two armed men ran out [...]

today’s news from the campaign fail

Marco Rubio hit a kid in the face with a football…