Monthly Archives: February 2014

Snooty Elitist Fail

Mike Barone: The Failure of Obama’s Aristocracy of Merit The roots of American liberalism are not compassion, but snobbery. That’s the thesis of Fred Siegel’s revealing new book, “The Revolt Against the Masses: How Liberalism Has Undermined the Middle Class.” … Continue reading

Posted in Klown Musings | Tagged | 124 Comments

Beach Babe Barbie

Apparently the usual suspects are freaking out again: Barbie strikes an ‘unapologetic’ pose When Barbie burst onto scene in a black and white swimsuit in 1959, she was considered a rebel who embodied both “the sensuality of Marilyn Monroe and … Continue reading

Posted in Klown Musings | Tagged | 148 Comments

Hollywood Stars’ Statements on the Protests in Venezuela

USA Today: Protests turn violent in Venezuela amid growing anger Shots rang out and tear gas clouded the air of a wealthy Caracas district Saturday night as protests against the government continued for a fourth consecutive day. Rioters burned trash … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 101 Comments

Overnight Open Thread

There have been a number of hurt feelings lately. Our Complaint Department manager is Helen Waite. If you have any complaints fill out the above form and take it to Helen Waite. This is an open thread.

Posted in Uncategorized | 61 Comments

Principle vs. Party

Drew M. at Ace of Spades HQ: Why I Refuse To Cheer The GOP “Establishment” Yesterday I went on a Twitter rant (that’s what it’s for, right?) against Mitch McConnell’s debt ceiling shenanigans (the old, vote for cloture when you … Continue reading

Posted in Klown Musings, Politics | Tagged , | 129 Comments

Drinking Alone Open Thread

ZZ Top is the best Texas band EVER! And Degüello was their best album. If the title of this post didn’t warn you, I plan to get seriously shitfaced tonight. Pray for my liver.

Posted in Uncategorized | 76 Comments

It’s VD!!!

This has always been one of my least-favorite days of the year. Don’t try to cheer me up. I mean it! This is an open thread.

Posted in Uncategorized | 66 Comments

Pre-VD Open Thread

That old thread was old. Here’s a fresh one.

Posted in Uncategorized | 52 Comments

Colorblindness

Mediaite: CNNers Rip into Clarence Thomas’ Politically Incorrect Childhood Memories A panel on CNN’s At This Hour on Tuesday tore into Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ politically incorrect recollection of his youth. Thomas courted controversy on Tuesday when he said … Continue reading

Posted in Playing the Race Card, Racism, The Era of White Guilt is Over, Today in Race Baiting | Tagged , , , | 107 Comments

Wednesday WTF

Daniel D’Addario at the spoof site Salon: Was Yulia Lipnitskaya’s “Schindler’s List” skating routine tasteless? The 15-year-old Russian skater Yulia Lipnitskaya already has won a gold medal at the Olympics as part of the team figure skating competition. But her … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 158 Comments

Happy Birthday, Sarah!

Sarah Palin hits the big five-0 today, but she’s still looking good! Watch the birthday video that Ted Cruz made for her for a few lulz. This is an open thread. P.S.: Don’t forget to watch Justified tonight!

Posted in Sarah Palin | Tagged | 28 Comments

An Exercise In Futility

Merced Sun-Stroke: UC Merced students participate in effort to end violence against women About a dozen people used their Monday morning to add UC Merced to a global campaign to end violence against women and girls. Students and staff shot … Continue reading

Posted in Domestic Violence, Sexism and Misogyny | Tagged , | 113 Comments

Lysenkoism is Alive and Well

Patrick Michaels has an article in Forbes: Will The Overselling Of Global Warming Lead To A New Scientific Dark Age? Will the overselling of climate change lead to a new scientific dark age? That’s the question being posed in the … Continue reading

Posted in Global Warming | Tagged | 82 Comments

Winter Olympics Open Thread

We needed a new post and I needed an excuse to front-page this video. That is Yulia Lipnitskaya nailing the team gold for Russia. One of the cool things about the Olympics is that we get to see some of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 12 Comments

If Feminists Ruled The Earth

Nina Bahadur at Huffpoop: Try Doubting Everyday Sexism After Watching This Video Wolf-whistles, “hey baby” and “keep smiling honey!” are the types of things you’d expect to hear directed at a woman walking down the street. But what would the … Continue reading

Posted in Feminism, Feminists Gone Wild | Tagged , | 110 Comments

Stupid Should Hurt – Sochi Edition

Department of You Can’t Make This Shit Up: Dear NBC: stop trying to insult Russia with every comment. Reagan was a terrible president, the Cold War is over. — David Atkins (@DavidOAtkins) February 8, 2014 Yes, Putin is a jerk … Continue reading

Posted in Department Of You Can't Make This Shit Up, Stupid Should Hurt | Tagged , | 102 Comments

So long, Jay!

22 years of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno is officially over.

Posted in Uncategorized | 128 Comments

H8ers Gotta H8

http://youtu.be/SaLbWgbUyxo Daily Caller: Chuck Todd: Palin may run for president to ‘get the speaking fees back up’ MSNBC’s chief White House correspondent says he thinks Sarah Palin may run for president in 2016 — but only to build her brand … Continue reading

Posted in Palinpalooza, Sarah Palin | Tagged , | 14 Comments

No Mitt Thursday

When Wolf asked Mitt Romney if he was running in 2016 Mitt said “Go fuck yourself, Blitzer!” Okay, not really. He really said “No way, Jose!” If we had elected Mitt we’d still have serious problems, but at least they … Continue reading

Posted in Mitt Romney | Tagged | 131 Comments

I Want!

If you watched Justified last night you saw Raylan, Art and U.S. attorney Vasquez celebrating the arrest of Theo Tonin with a glass of Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 20 year old bourbon. Since I have a birthday coming up … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 70 Comments