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A Gentleman and a Lady April 21, 2010

Posted by kevlarchick in Women Ranting.
This great lady is 84 years old today.  She is the only surviving head of state to serve in uniform in World War II.  God Save the Queen!

I love this pic. The Queen roasts Reagan and he's loving it.

Remember the grown ups?  I miss them.

Grown Ups

Behold Our Political Overlords Discussing Policy April 21, 2010

Posted by Edward von Bear in Crime, Politics.


At least that was the best policy initiative he has proposed in a while.

They Had to Call in the Bum Squad April 20, 2010

Posted by Lipstick in News.

Hey, get the rookie over here to take care of this!

Curse Those Racist And Violent Teabaggers! April 19, 2010

Posted by Edward von Bear in Ducks, Heroes, Law, Politics, Stupid shit.
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And this.

And this.

I find this amusing April 18, 2010

Posted by skinbad in Crime, Economics, Travel.

Bring your bikes to Salt Lake City. This place is full of bike enthusiasts.

Quibble: yes, some enthusiasts have bolt cutters.

Why I Love Mike Pence April 17, 2010

Posted by Edward von Bear in Crime, Ducks, Economics, Politics.
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The Eternal Thread April 16, 2010

Posted by Sobek in News.

Some of you may remember that I used to blog.  It was a long time ago, so I won’t be offended if that doesn’t ring a bell.  Anyway, for some reason I just started getting emails notifying me of new comments to a post I did in December of 2005, in which I eruditely expounded upon the theme of Tom Morello being a colossal douchebag.  Turns out, there is still an argument going on in the comments section, nearly four and a half years later.  Weird, huh?

Lone Star Tax Day Tea Party 2010 April 16, 2010

Posted by Cathy in News.

Most Tea Party folks enjoyed Joe, his message, and delivery.

Joe from Plano Texas


Misheard Lyrics April 15, 2010

Posted by Retired Geezer in Ballistics, Ducks.

We’ve all done it… Misheard the lyrics in one song or another.
“Scuse me while I Kiss This Guy”.
Here’s one of my favorite misheard lyrics videos.
(They’re called Mondegreens, by the way.)
This has a crushing guitar beat that will have even Dave in Texas tappin’ his toes.
… or not

The 2010 Stagnation of Initial Unemployment Claims April 15, 2010

Posted by geoff in News.

Despite claims from the press and administration that the unemployment situation is getting better, what we really see from the initial unemployment claims data is no progress at all for the last 4 months. Today the Department of Labor released the latest claims numbers, which showed an . . . (wait for it) . . . “unexpected” jump in claims.

It truly was unexpected: the prediction was that claims would drop by 20,000 to 440,000. Instead they climbed by 24,000 to 484,000.

So let’s look at where that puts us:

Embiggen me!!

What you see is that the number of claims was steadily declining until about December 2009. Ever since then, we’ve just been oscillating around 450,000 – 460,000 claims per week.

No progress at all.

And what was it that happened in December 2009? The only thing that comes to mind is the passage of the Senate’s health care bill.

I’m just sayin’.

Unbelievable April 14, 2010

Posted by Michael in Sports.

Check out this stunt by a crazy skydiver and some glider pilots.

Public Service Announcement II: Parenting Edition April 14, 2010

Posted by skinbad in Crime, Law, Stupid shit.

If a 300 pound homeless transvestite claiming to be a:

  • Spiritual Cleanser
  • Divine Master
  • Mayan Priestess

wants your children to strip down to their underwear and go into a locked bedroom with him, I would say you probably shouldn’t go along with it.