Monthly Archives: August 2014

Dog Days Dumbassery

I am awake only because my neighbor’s car alarm keeps going off. I was taking pictures of my daughters. A stranger thought I was exploiting them. The story of a white guy who gets PTSD from being racially profiled as … Continue reading

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LOLWUT Open Thread

@markknoller LOLWUT? — Klown 2.0 (@realmyiq2xu2) August 30, 2014 I miss those olden day of blissful ignorance when we didn’t know how messed up the world is. Oh, wait . . . some of us DID know! This is for … Continue reading

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Thank Gozer It’s Friday Open Thread

Obama is off schmoozing and fundraising. Why should he be the only one having any fun? It’s a 3-day weekend! LET’S PAR-TAY!

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Obama States The Obvious

ABC News: President Obama admitted today that his administration does not yet have a strategy to combat the militant Islamic group ISIS that has seized large chunks of Iraq and Syria. When the president was asked if he would seek … Continue reading

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The NFL’s New Domestic Violence Policy and the Law of Unintended Consequences

USA Today: NFL toughens its stance on domestic violence NFL commissioner Roger Goodell admits he was wrong on the Ray Rice decision, and Goodell took an important step Thursday towards showing the league is serious about cracking down on domestic … Continue reading

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#Truthy: a scheme out Goebbel’s Christmas Wish List

This story was mentioned in the comments a couple of days ago: Feds spend $1 million on 'Truthy' to track misinformation on #Twitter. http://t.co/hG3X9YcUgg pic.twitter.com/mIhHVSuagG — MB's AllTw!tter (@alltwtr) August 27, 2014 From the tweeted link: In the future the … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 Elections, Big Brother is Watching, Department Of You Can't Make This Shit Up, Domestic Spying, Freedom of Speech, Politics | Tagged , | 91 Comments

Recurring Dream Poll

Let us explore our dark and twisted collective psyches. For fun. (Check as many as apply to you.) Open thread.

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Golf Clap – Obama Bombs at the American Legion

This is what happens when Obama ventures outside his Potemkin bubble of sycophants: Tepid clapping greets unpopular Obama’s VA speech at American Legion convention in his first speech to group since 2011 President Barack Obama faced a tough crowd on … Continue reading

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Totes Stupid Tuesday

This wasn’t the post I was gonna write. Tara Culp-Ressler at ThinkProgress: Why Rape Prevention Activists Don’t Like The New Nail Polish That Can Detect Roofies A group of four college students is taking the media by storm with the … Continue reading

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The Racial Narrative and Ferguson

It has been over two weeks since Michael Brown was shot and killed by Officer Darren Wilson. Almost from the first day the racial narrative has been in place. This is the racial narrative: One day, for no particular reason, … Continue reading

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Wait . . . What?

Rolling Stone: Miley Cyrus Sends Homeless Youth to Accept VMA Video of the Year When Jimmy Fallon announced Miley Cyrus’ name as winner of Video of the Year for “Wrecking Ball,” the singer stood and directed a young man with … Continue reading

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Slutwalk – Because nothing screams “EQUALITY” like walking around in public with duct tape over your nipples.

I don’t get it. I really don’t. How did feminism turn into this? Hundreds Take Part In “Slut Walk” Against Sexual Assault Several hundred people rallied and marched in downtown Chicago Saturday during an annual event called Slut Walk Chicago. … Continue reading

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War Is Heck

Victor Davis Hanson: Sherman in Gaza William Tecumseh Sherman 150 years ago took Atlanta before heading out on his infamous March to the Sea to make Georgia “howl.” He remains one of the most controversial and misunderstood figures in American … Continue reading

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Thank Ganesh It’s Friday Open Thread

The old thread was all sweaty and sticky. Here’s a nice fresh one.

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Seriously?

Yesterday’s NYT: “Aides said the golf game did not reflect the depth of his grief over Mr. Foley” There are no words to describe how I feel right now.

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Overnight Open Thread

Until very recently I was blissfully ignorant of the existence of Iggy Azalea and Ariana Grande. Sadly, I have now tasted the rotten fruit of the Tree of Knowledge. Damn the internet!

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Something Smells Fishy

This story came out yesterday afternoon: A secret nighttime military mission authorized by President Obama to rescue Americans held captive in Syria failed early this summer when a team of two dozen Delta Force commandos raided an oil refinery in … Continue reading

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Oh, Tay! Open Thread

This video has already racked up 15 million hits in less than two days. I wonder if they’ll ever even play this on C&W stations, cuz it’s pure, unadulterated pop music. This has been another edition of WTF Wednesday.

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The Man Who Never Was

Ezra Klein is still wishing for that pony: Why Obama won’t give the Ferguson speech his supporters want President Obama’s statement today on Ferguson began with the words “I also want to address the situation in Ferguson. Earlier this afternoon … Continue reading

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Dear Media: It’s Not About You

Huffing Paint: Getty Photographer Scott Olson Arrested At Ferguson Protest A photographer for Getty Images was arrested Monday during protests in Ferguson, Missouri, several eyewitnesses reported. HuffPost’s Ryan J. Reilly captured a photo of photojournalist Scott Olson’s arrest, which took … Continue reading

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