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  • Obama on ISIS Threat: "Ideologies Are Not Defeated With Guns, They Are Defeated By Better Ideas"

    07/06/2015 10:04:55 PM PDT · 124 of 137
    kevao to Ghost of SVR4

    I’ve been saying it for years. He’s not naive; he’s malicious.

  • California Family Supports 4-Year-Old’s Decision To Transition From Male To Female

    07/06/2015 9:30:26 PM PDT · 80 of 82
    kevao to Enlightened1

    Four-year-old Jack’s lifelong dream was to be a girl. As a former four-year-old, I can tell you that four-year-olds don’t think of these things. That idea must have been planted by someone else.

  • NASA's Latest Pluto Images Actually Show a Planet

    07/06/2015 9:24:17 PM PDT · 32 of 51
    kevao to Moonman62
    The decision to make Pluto a dwarf planet was made by a small group...and their criteria were arbitrary.

    SCOTUS?

  • NASA's Latest Pluto Images Actually Show a Planet

    07/06/2015 9:16:28 PM PDT · 30 of 51
    kevao to aimhigh
    Why can’t Hubble get a clear photo?

    At that distance, it's hard to get a clear photo of an object that's smaller than your anus.

  • [Texas AG] Paxton: State workers can deny licenses to same-sex couples

    06/28/2015 7:28:24 PM PDT · 46 of 51
    kevao to WildHighlander57
    Am I correct in my post where I figured you had applied the SCOTUS’ obamacare definition of ‘state’ to the “gay marriage” decision?

    And thus it would mean that same sex couples would have to go to fedzilla for their licenses?

    All I'm saying is that is what the states' argument should be.

  • [Texas AG] Paxton: State workers can deny licenses to same-sex couples

    06/28/2015 6:28:29 PM PDT · 41 of 51
    kevao to WildHighlander57
    If so, where would those “couples” go in order to get said licenses?

    That's Fedzilla's problem, not the states. As far as the states are concerned, if "by the States" now means "by Fedzilla," then Fedzilla can issue the licenses; they don't have to.

  • [Texas AG] Paxton: State workers can deny licenses to same-sex couples

    06/28/2015 4:55:00 PM PDT · 27 of 51
    kevao to eyeamok

    After all, you can’t possibly expect an AG to round up every single person who refuses to issue a license!

  • Ryan: Obamacare Will ‘Collapse Under Its Own Weight’

    06/28/2015 4:51:23 PM PDT · 73 of 106
    kevao to Kaslin

    This from one of the guy’s who was ready to pass legislation to continue the subsidies had the SCOTUS decision gone the other way!

  • TEXAS: Governor Abbott Statement On Supreme Court Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage

    06/28/2015 4:48:03 PM PDT · 171 of 175
    kevao to Jim Robinson

    The states can tell SCOTUS to pound sand. If “by the States” means “by the Federal Government,” as established in last week’s ObamaCare decision, then “the States” need not issue any gay-marriage license — that’s now Fedzilla’s purview.

  • [Texas AG] Paxton: State workers can deny licenses to same-sex couples

    06/28/2015 4:40:20 PM PDT · 17 of 51
    kevao to Olog-hai

    The SCOTUS decision does not apply to the states! A mandate that gay-marriage licenses be issued “by the States” clearly means those licenses shall be issued by the Federal Government (a precedent set by last week’s ObamaCare decision).

  • No Conservatives, Legalizing Gay Marriage Doesn’t Mean Polygamy Is Next

    06/28/2015 10:01:52 AM PDT · 44 of 121
    kevao to SeekAndFind
    If a man is permitted to have one wife what is to stop him from having two or even three wives?

    The anti-polygamy laws? What argument can be made to uphold those laws now? If three, four, or more people want to marry, don't they deserve their "dignity" as well?

  • Not News: Obama Admin Admits Tax-Exempt Status of Churches at Stake in Supremes' Gay 'Marriage Case

    06/28/2015 9:44:18 AM PDT · 19 of 52
    kevao to SeekAndFind

    If the separation of Church and State is absolute, as the LibProgs claim, then on what basis can the State tax the Church?

  • Sweet Tooth Causes Some Major Side Effects On your Brains! (Memory loss)

    06/26/2015 1:30:41 PM PDT · 3 of 14
    kevao to BipolarBob

    I can’t even remember the last time I forgot something.

  • Why Donald Trump should not be taken seriously or included in the debates

    06/17/2015 7:31:07 AM PDT · 225 of 240
    kevao to central_va
    Are you mentally handicapped?

    No.

    Are you saying the USA could not be self sufficient?

    No, the USA could probably be self-sufficient. We could get by fine, but we would not be nearly as prosperous as we are now with trade.

    Are you stupid.

    You obviously don't come here to make FRiends, do you? And, no, I am not stupid.

    In our case Free Trade is a choice, the USA is not Lichtenstein.

    Yes, and I *want* that choice! I don't want some dictator imposing tariffs on foreign goods I want to buy, just to protect his rich corporate donors from competition. If I want to buy a car from a Japanese firm, or oranges from Brazil, or sugar from the Dominican Republic, that should be between me and the foreign seller. Period.

    You mentioned kleptocracy in a previous post. Well, what do you call it when a Florida orange grower buys off some DC pols and gets a tariff slapped on Brazilian oranges, so that he can extract a higher price from me than I would pay if I could trade freely? From my point of view, that's theft.

  • Why Donald Trump should not be taken seriously or included in the debates

    06/17/2015 7:14:39 AM PDT · 223 of 240
    kevao to central_va

    I wish you’d stop comparing the USA to the third world it really reveals what you really think of the USA. Sad and pathetic.
    ____________________________

    I’m not specifically comparing the USA to any other countries. And FU for the insinuation that I don’t love the USA, or whatever it is you meant by that weird and intentionally offensive remark.

    I’m comparing the relatively rich countries (which does indeed include the US) to the relatively poor countries. Why? Because all the rich countries have a number of things in common, and all the poor countries have a number of things in common.

    But you’re hung up on the simplistic trade-is-bad, and don’t want to go beyond that. And that’s totally OK. I come at it from several different angles. And that’s OK too.

    I have to say, to question someone’s love of country, particularly on a site like FR, is a total dick move. Despicable.

  • Rep. Darrell Issa Escorted Out of Congressional Panel on Benghazi

    06/17/2015 6:46:36 AM PDT · 49 of 50
    kevao to Cboldt

    I do appreciate that. Funny how you mis-remember things as the years go by.

  • Why Donald Trump should not be taken seriously or included in the debates

    06/17/2015 6:44:18 AM PDT · 216 of 240
    kevao to central_va
    What crap. I believe the 300 million people occupying the better part of an entire continent can be self sufficient in just about every way.

    LMAO!!! You are pulling my leg, aren't you? I mean, just one obvious example:

    Tell your self-sufficiency theory to Singapore, a tiny little island country with basically ZERO natural resources, 5.5 million people, the third most densely populated tract of land on the planet. Yet, their standard of living is exponentially beyond the wildest dreams of many basket-case countries with fortunes in natural resources.

    By the way, most of those resource-rich, yet scandalously poor, basket-case countries have one thing in common -- they're closed, protectionist economies....

  • MEGYN KELLY CHALLENGES TRUMP ON HIS PAM GELLER ‘DRAW MUHAMMAD’ COMMENTS

    06/17/2015 6:29:19 AM PDT · 31 of 42
    kevao to BarbM

    The last time I ignored Trump’s physical traits and actually listened to what he had to say, was October 2012. If you listened to The Donald as intently as I did in October 2012, you’ll recall that he announced — quite publicly and with great fanfare — having information that would “change the course” of the presidential election.

    Do you remember what that information was? I sure don’t, because it wasn’t anything at all. I was deeply embarrassed for him. And I do not embarrass easily, particularly for a “serious” guy worth upwards of $9 billion.

    He discredited himself in such a hapless manner, and now it’s somehow *my* fault for not taking him seriously? L.O.L.

  • Rep. Darrell Issa Escorted Out of Congressional Panel on Benghazi

    06/17/2015 6:17:09 AM PDT · 46 of 50
    kevao to Cboldt
    Nixon wasn’t impeached. The articles of impeachment were drawn, but the house never voted on them.

    Still light years beyond what this current crop of congress-critters would even dream possible.

  • Why Donald Trump should not be taken seriously or included in the debates

    06/17/2015 6:13:26 AM PDT · 213 of 240
    kevao to central_va
    Well some how the USA managed to create wealth at a spectacular rate up until the 1960’s when trade was a tiny portion of the GDP < 5%.

    Well there's part of your confusion right there. Trade has always been 100% of our GDP, by definition. What you meant to say is, *foreign* trade was a tiny portion of our GDP. And foreign trade as a % of GDP is still far overshadowed by domestic trade.

    For thousands of years the economic history of mankind was one long flat-line. Life sucked really bad for pretty much everybody. Then suddenly a group of countries, mostly in Western Europe and particularly the United States, took off; and a really shitty existence was replaced by relative opulence. Why?

    That was Adam Smith's curiosity in 1776, when he wrote "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations." He wanted to know why some nations were rich and other nations poor....I'm not going to give you an exegesis of Smith's work here, because you should read it yourself. But, spoiler alert: It was trade!

    Just imagine a world without trade. How well would you, or any of the rest of us, get along? Grow your own food, make your own clothes, build your own house....What about a car? Where to get the parts? Maybe just a wagon and a horse. But where to get a horse, unless you can trade something for it. Trade? What's that?

  • Rep. Darrell Issa Escorted Out of Congressional Panel on Benghazi

    06/17/2015 4:57:18 AM PDT · 40 of 50
    kevao to USS Alaska
    And the media was and still is controlled by the liberals.

    What does that have to do with the House of Representatives pursuing aggressively and getting to the truth promptly? Do you refuse to do your job unless a reporter features you on the 10pm local news? And, if as we all suspect, the dereliction went right up to the White House, the Reps can impeach.

    And there is only so much the liberal media can cover up. The day the House impeached Bill Clinton, I heard it on the radio, driving on some God-forsaken, in-the-middle-of-absolutely-freaking-nowhere, Deliverance-movie stretch of West Virginia, frantically scanning the spectrum for anything other than the three lamest country music stations you ever heard in your life, which were all I could pick up during the previous hour, with a county sheriff tailing my ass because I was probably the only out-of-stater who ever mistakenly entered that surreal (in a very bad way) county since the founding of the Republic.

    Screw the media. Integrity is what people do when nobody is looking.

  • Why Donald Trump should not be taken seriously or included in the debates

    06/17/2015 4:27:32 AM PDT · 211 of 240
    kevao to central_va

    What are the inputs to the products of these companies that are fleeing the US? Are those inputs more expensive here because of import tariffs we’ve imposed?

    People are so quick to think that import tariffs are automatically good for *everybody* behind the protectionist wall. There are domestic manufacturers who *suffer* when we impose tariffs to protect domestic industries, because it increases the prices of certain of their inputs.

    There are always two sides to everything —

    US dollar strengthens: Domestic sellers say, Yeah! Exporters say, Shit!

    US dollar weakens: Domestic sellers say, Shit! Exporters say, Yeah!

    Seems nobody at all is capable of anything more than the most superficial (what are the immediate effects?) analysis. Is everybody so lazy they can’t think through the “And then what?” scenarios?

  • Editorial: WSJ stoops to clickbait with silly anti-Mac article

    06/17/2015 4:09:42 AM PDT · 8 of 16
    kevao to Norm Lenhart
    You’ll have to forgive me. I just realized I defended Apple. Anyone got a Seppuku blade I could borrow briefly? ;)

    No problem. I'm a Linux guy myself. But if there's anything I hate worse than bloated OSs (Windoze) and outrageously priced hardware (Apple), it's shoddy journalism. And the referred article should get the prize for Dumb-Ass.

  • China rebuffs Trump comments on stealing U.S. jobs (342 Billion Trade Deficit last year)

    06/17/2015 4:02:11 AM PDT · 22 of 37
    kevao to Cringing Negativism Network

    Here’s the problem with all this “trade deficit” stuff: There is no “American” trade deficit with “China” or with any other country. Who is this individual called “America”? Point him out to me; I’d like to meet him.

    The trade deficit is an aggregate measure, an aggregate measure of millions of individual decisions to buy certain products produced in certain other countries. Meaning, the sum total of when you go to the store and buy a made-in-Wherever product, and I go to the store and buy a made-in-Wherever product, and so on....

    No one, certainly not “America” or “China,” holds a gun to your head, or my head, or anyone’s head, forcing us to buy a particular product from Wherever.

    If I buy a Toyota Camry for $25,000, it’s true that “America” now has a $25,000 trade deficit with Japan. But the Camry purchase is good for me (else, why did I buy the Camry?); so how is it bad for “America”?

    You’ve got a little extra cash on hand and decide to buy a $50,000 Porsche. That Porsche purchase is good for you (else, why did you buy the Porsche?). But now you’ve just added $50,000 to “America’s” trade deficit.

    So I’ve made a purchase that increased my well being, and you’ve made a purchase that increased your well being. But “America” is supposedly now worse off, having a trade deficit of $75,000. Who, exactly, is worse off?

    If I’m not worse off, and you’re not worse off, then supposedly some “American” from whom we did not buy a car is worse off. But so what? I get to choose from whom I buy a car. At least until ObamaCar is implemented. And do we really want “ObamaCar”?

    Think through the logical implications of trade tariffs: Make some products so expensive that you’re forced to buy substitutes that you otherwise wouldn’t want. How can “America” as a country be better off if all American consumers are getting screwed?

    Curious why inter-state trade deficits are not an issue. I imagine that among our 50 states, some must have HUGE trade deficits vis-a-vis other states. Where’s the outrage? Where’s the panic?

    Strip out the international component, and it’s clear that “trade” is nothing more than one individual trading with another individual (or firm) irrespective of geography. And a tariff on a “foreign” good I want to buy is no different than the 40% excise tax that ObamaCare put on my “Cadillac” health plan, which I can no longer afford. I’m buying “American” (ObamaCare Exchange) insurance now!

  • Apple Watch: My most personal review ever

    06/17/2015 2:30:57 AM PDT · 38 of 55
    kevao to flaglady47

    If someone ever figures out how to load a Linux OS on the Apple Watch, I’ll be off to the Apple Store first thing.

  • John Kerry 'absolutely certain' Syria using chemical weapons on civilians

    06/17/2015 2:26:57 AM PDT · 5 of 27
    kevao to CptnObvious

    Obama’s had this disturbing obsession with deposing the Boy Assad. I’ve always considered Bashar to be a total POS; but if Obama wants him gone, he must have some redeeming qualities....

  • Editorial: WSJ stoops to clickbait with silly anti-Mac article

    06/17/2015 2:17:23 AM PDT · 4 of 16
    kevao to Norm Lenhart

    Christopher Mims’s article might be ridiculous. But in the twenty minutes (I’m probably being generous here) it took him to cobble that BS together, WSJ likely paid him more than I made working all day today.

  • Trump wants Oprah on his ticket

    06/17/2015 2:12:24 AM PDT · 65 of 157
    kevao to z taxman

    The Donald must live in a bubble. If he wants to lock in the African American vote, he can simply “self-identify” as black. No need to tie himself down with The Oprah.

  • MEGYN KELLY CHALLENGES TRUMP ON HIS PAM GELLER ‘DRAW MUHAMMAD’ COMMENTS

    06/17/2015 2:04:00 AM PDT · 16 of 42
    kevao to z taxman

    If someone depicted Muhammad with The Donald’s hair, I myself might declare a jihad. You’d think that with $9 billion, The Donald could do better than that. Leaves little hope for those of us with a mere six-figure net worth.

  • The Odds on Republican Contenders

    06/17/2015 1:56:44 AM PDT · 5 of 10
    kevao to 2ndDivisionVet

    I have to believe Cruz is doing way better than any of these polls I’ve seen indicate. And if he’s not, after the first debate he’ll rocket straight to the top. And if not, if fealty to the Constitution and original intent are passe, then the Republic is beyond hope anyway. Game over. The Tree of Liberty cries out for hydration.

  • Trump wants Oprah on his ticket

    06/17/2015 1:46:04 AM PDT · 62 of 157
    kevao to z taxman

    Just saw a clip of The Donald on this morning’s replay of yesterday’s Britt Baier show, featuring some unknown, not-Britt-Baier moderator.

    Nine billion dollars, and that’s the best Donald can do with his hair? Depressing for us middle-aged guys a bit lower on the economic scale. What horror awaits?!

  • Obama Prepares More ‘Executive Actions’ On Global Warming

    06/17/2015 1:39:01 AM PDT · 12 of 15
    kevao to jonrick46
    I wonder when Zer0 will install his high priestess of environmentalism and demand that we worship her and pay duty to The Church.

    A fait accompli: the EPA was established in 1970, and ever since citizens and industry have been on their knees in submission, paying hidden-tax and hidden-fee tributes to the Great Goddess in support of her religion.

  • Rep. Darrell Issa Escorted Out of Congressional Panel on Benghazi

    06/17/2015 1:24:40 AM PDT · 35 of 50
    kevao to RitaOK
    I like him because he has said from the beginning that expectations are low that while under this president and this Justice Department that the Benghazi events will ever be resolved.

    Once upon a time, Richard Nixon was president, and the Justice Department was controlled by him. And a Democrat congress didn't settle for "low expectations." And the Democrat House impeached the president and forced his resignation before the Senate could convict.

    Sure, the GOP has controlled the Senate only since this January. (Although given what McConnell's done so far this year, that fact is debatable.) But Boner's had the House since 2011; and, as the Democrats showed during Watergate, you do *not* need the Justice Department to uncover a cover-up.

    Boner et al are either complicit, incompetent, or stringing this out to coincide with the next election cycle. And frankly, in a constitutional republic, where the rule of law should be supreme, any one of those possibilities is *unacceptable*! There is absolutely no excuse why we, the American people -- and most of all, the families of our four fallen heroes -- have still not learned the truth of what happened on that night!

  • ¿Homo estás?: Here’s how Chipotle celebrated this weekend’s Boston Pride Parade

    06/17/2015 12:59:20 AM PDT · 50 of 59
    kevao to JimSEA

    No es una pregunta que se hace, cabrón.

  • Apple Watch: My most personal review ever

    06/17/2015 12:48:30 AM PDT · 30 of 55
    kevao to Swordmaker
    Nobody can replace a lying bastard of a watch like that.

    That in itself is good reason to upgrade. I have to admit, when my Bill Clinton watch says, "It is 2:30pm," I'm in doubt, having echos of "depends on what the meaning of is, is." So I'm always having to consult another watch or clock anyway, just to be sure that SOB is lying again!

  • Rep. Darrell Issa Escorted Out of Congressional Panel on Benghazi

    06/17/2015 12:42:37 AM PDT · 34 of 50
    kevao to RitaOK

    “Gowdy’s ball is where he wants it. It’s just that you aren’t going to see it until closer to 2016 election day, or afterward.”
    __________________________________

    Are you for real? The revelation of the truth, and the administration of justice, are not ends in and of themselves? They must be agenda-driven, tied to some arbitrary (read: self-serving) political time table?

    Just to give some context to how this “investigation” has been pursued —

    Watergate break-in...June 17, 1972
    Nixon resignation.....August 9, 1974
    Time elapsed..............Two years, two months
    Result.......................President resigned

    Benghazi attack.......September 11, 2012
    Today’s date..............June 17, 2015
    Time elapsed.............Two years, nine months
    Result.......................Squat

  • Apple Watch: My most personal review ever

    06/17/2015 12:18:04 AM PDT · 27 of 55
    kevao to Swordmaker
    Wow, that's a lot of functionality! But with all the tasks Apple Watch has to perform, I'm concerned about the battery life. Can it replace my current watch? --

    I bought this in 1993. No idea what kind of battery it uses, but as long as I give the stem two or three twist-charges every day, it keeps going like the Energizer Bunny. Haven't had to replace that battery yet!

    Sometimes I forget to wind, and the battery dies, and then the watch is correct only twice per day. But after a couple stem twists, the battery is as good as new! They don't make batteries like that anymore....

    I recently bought an Ipod in 2006, and that battery no longer even holds a charge! Battery quality and longevity have really gone downhill, IMO.

  • "Jack and Jill" - a very short, very demented country song by Yours Truly [vanity]

    06/16/2015 11:35:31 PM PDT · 43 of 49
    kevao to freedomlover
    And Jack came down with the crabs

    You assume that Jack and Jill are both hetero, that after Jack went up the hill, he then went down on Jill. Microaggression! Jill could be bi, and have gotten her crabs from Caitlyn Gender.

    I thought Freepers were more enlightened.

  • Rep. Darrell Issa Escorted Out of Congressional Panel on Benghazi

    06/16/2015 11:20:00 PM PDT · 24 of 50
    kevao to immadashell

    You can’t get into the system unless you’re savvy about working the system. By definition. That’s why the system was created.

    We live in an oligarchy — a cabal of powerful political-economic interests versus all the rest of us suckers — which allows enough “elections” to give us the delusion of “representative democracy.”

    What has the GOP-controlled congress done since January? Advance the Obama agenda. That secret, have-to-pass-it-to-see-what’s-in-it trade bill under lock and key in the bowels of the Capitol, was put there by a Republican. Why?

    It’s not Democrat vs Republican. It’s State vs citizen. No matter whom we elect, Fedzilla always gets bigger, while states and localities lose more and more power — a consistent pattern ever since 1789. Even under Reagan!

    The Tree of Liberty is thirsty.

  • Forest Hills' Only Gay Bar is Going Straight, Owner Says

    06/16/2015 10:55:58 PM PDT · 8 of 36
    kevao to nickcarraway
    The LBGT [sic] community has been so great

    Calling your customer base [sic], no wonder you're losing money.

  • Thanks Rush: Now, I'll be having "Donald Trump" nightmares for a while. (Vanity)

    06/16/2015 10:52:18 PM PDT · 44 of 60
    kevao to WilliamIII
    Isn’t Rush pushing Jeb Bush?

    I don't believe it. Say it isn't so.

  • Rep. Darrell Issa Escorted Out of Congressional Panel on Benghazi

    06/16/2015 10:50:45 PM PDT · 20 of 50
    kevao to RitaOK
    Frankly, I liked Issa. I thought he did fine, but with as many as five committees competing on the same subject, it was a confusing matter of who’s on first, who’s on second and the cover up was in full sail at the time.

    And Issa, by trying to crash Gowdy's panel, is just adding more confusion to the process. He had his chance. Now he should get out of the way! It's Gowdy's turn to drop the ball.

  • Rep. Darrell Issa Escorted Out of Congressional Panel on Benghazi

    06/16/2015 10:46:42 PM PDT · 19 of 50
    kevao to Hotlanta Mike
    Sidney Blumenthal claims no first-hand knowledge of Benghazi, says personal email hacked

    Then he should be able to produce an email to Hillary advising her that all those first-hand, on-the-ground reports "he" sent her were BS, hacked by Islamists....

  • Apple Watch: My most personal review ever

    06/16/2015 10:43:22 PM PDT · 19 of 55
    kevao to Swordmaker

    My research shows that the Apple Watch can:

    * Track fitness and health using several baked-in, wrist-facing sensors
    * Get iPhone notifications. (Yes, an iPhone is, of course, required for this watch)
    * Talk to other Apple Watches
    * Pick up your heart rate using LEDs and sensors
    * Pay for goods with your watch at numerous nationwide stores (thanks to Near Field Communication technology)
    * Trigger actions or dictate messages via Siri
    * Change watch faces
    * Run a variety of functions, like maps for turn-by-turn navigation or a communicator tool that lets you connect directly with friends’ Apple watches
    * Display your favorite photos
    * Tweet from your wrist
    * See airline flight information
    * Unlock a hotel room door by waving the device (Starwood)
    * Run widget-like customizable bits of info showing things like calendar data and music info (which actually smacks a bit of Android Wear)
    * Get notification vibrations using a so-called “taptic engine”

    But can it keep time? That’s what I want to know!

  • Rep. Darrell Issa Escorted Out of Congressional Panel on Benghazi

    06/16/2015 10:37:02 PM PDT · 12 of 50
    kevao to nickcarraway
    Issa has yet to accomplish a damn thing with his endless investigations, he should be booted out.

    He was!!! LOL

  • ¿Homo estás?: Here’s how Chipotle celebrated this weekend’s Boston Pride Parade

    06/16/2015 10:25:07 PM PDT · 39 of 59
    kevao to beaversmom
    Can you explain more to a non-Spanish speaker?

    There are two verbs in Spanish for "to be": ser and estar.

    Ser is for permanent, intrinsic characteristics: Eres hombre? (Are you male?); Eres inteligente? (Are you smart?).

    Estar is for non-instrinsic or temporary, changeable states: Estás alegre? (Are you happy?); Estás em Chicago? (Are you in Chicago?).

    ¿Homo estás? first of all uses the word "Homo," which I believe is currently offensive (a slur) to LGBT folks. Second, the phrase employs the verb estar, indicating a temporary or changeable state of being, as in, "Are you -- at this very moment -- a homo?" This of course flies in the face of the idea that homosexuality is an intrinsic state you are born into, i.e., not a choice.

    *Everything* is cracking up on the Left: You can "self-identify" as a woman (Bruce Gender), a black (Rachel Dolezal), and now gay to get a burrito! God help us, I think we're near the end.

  • Rep. Darrell Issa Escorted Out of Congressional Panel on Benghazi

    06/16/2015 10:05:02 PM PDT · 4 of 50
    kevao to nickcarraway

    Issa to Gowdy: Just checking that you’re f——ing up the investigation as well as I did.

  • ¿Homo estás?: Here’s how Chipotle celebrated this weekend’s Boston Pride Parade

    06/16/2015 9:52:02 PM PDT · 25 of 59
    kevao to beaversmom
    ¿Homo estás?

    As a Spanish speaker who understands the difference between ser and estar, I fail to see why any Spanish-speaking homo would not be offended by this. You can bet your culo that had Chick-fil-A done this ¿Homo estás? marketing ploy, there would be hell to pay. Or is being gay just as capricious now as being a woman or black?

  • Whoopi to Carly: Can You Be President for All With Your Christian Beliefs?

    06/16/2015 9:30:06 PM PDT · 33 of 34
    kevao to Sir Napsalot

    Carly should “self-identify” as Black. That’ll throw Whoopi for a loop....

  • Thanks Rush: Now, I'll be having "Donald Trump" nightmares for a while. (Vanity)

    06/16/2015 9:22:52 PM PDT · 9 of 60
    kevao to Din Maker

    Relax. That egoistic Lincoln Chafee will run independent, too. And those Europe-worshipping Libs will split from Hillary because the metric system is Progressive! It all evens out; so sleep well.