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  • German policeman arrested in alleged cannibalism case

    11/29/2013 7:11:07 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 66 replies
    cnn ^ | 11:45 AM EST, Fri November 29, 2013 | Stephanie Ott, CNN
    Police in Dresden, Germany, say they have arrested a 55-year-old police officer on suspicion of murdering and butchering a man he met on a cannibalism website. The two men met on Zambian Meat, an Internet chat forum where people discuss their sexual and cannibalistic fantasies. Text messages and online chats revealed that the 59-year-old victim from Hanover asked to be killed, police said.
  • Bono, Olivia Wilde and Richard Branson join Matt Damon's "toilet strike"

    05/22/2013 9:40:10 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 36 replies
    Bono, Olivia Wilde and Richard Branson join Matt Damon's "toilet strike" What is the latest celebrity accessory trend? Diapers. In a humorous, but fact-filled PSA, Olivia Wilde, Bono and Richard Branson announce they are joining Matt Damon's toilet strike to raise awareness about the global water crisis. In the definition of promises they can't keep (but it's the sentiment that counts), the three celebs pledge, "We won't go to the bathroom until everyone in the world has access to clean water and sanitation." "I remember when Matt first brought up the idea, it was at a meeting of the illuminati,"...
  • Seattle Cops Probe Naked Fetish Photos Taken Inside Veterans Cemetery

    09/11/2012 4:07:29 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 17 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | 09/11/2012 | Staff
    Police are investigating a series of explicit pictures that were taken last week at a veterans cemetery in Seattle and then posted on the photographer’s web site, which is devoted to fetish and bondage images. The photos show a naked woman bound by rope hanging from a cannon barrel and a statue of a soldier. In the background of the photos are the neatly aligned headstones of dead veterans buried at the Evergreen Washelli cemetery. The images were posted last Friday to the web site of photographer Patrick Cameron, who captioned the photo set “Playing around in the Cemeterey.” The...
  • Man With Ball-Slashing Fetish Arrested Again

    05/10/2011 3:22:54 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 21 replies ^ | 5/10/11 | Staff
    A man whose self-professed fetish for slashing exercise balls with a knife — which has gotten him in trouble with the law at least twice previously — has been arrested again. Duluth Police said Christopher Neil Bjerkness, of Duluth, Minn., was arrested on Sunday afternoon after he broke into Chester Creek Academy, a school connected with Northwood Children’s Services. The room he was in was meant for physical therapy, and contained a number of inflatable exercise balls. When the alarm rang and staffers arrived, none of the balls had been damaged. He was arrested soon thereafter. Police said Bjerkness damaged...
  • Octomon Whips it in Fetish Video

    01/19/2011 12:45:14 PM PST · by Buckeye Battle Cry · 67 replies
    TMZ ^ | 1/17/2011 | TMZ Staff
    Octomom stars in a fetish video, in which she whips a grown man wearing a baby diaper and a bonnet ... TMZ has learned. The video was shot recently in her L.A. area home. The video shows Nadya Suleman, dressed in a black corset, black leggings and her body is kinda smokin'. Octo whips the dude in the diaper, so much so he has welts on his back. The video is being shopped for sale. We're told both Nadya and the dude have signed the model release so it can be sold.
  • Pomp, and Little Circumstance (Barf and barf some more)

    01/06/2011 10:55:08 AM PST · by Minn · 11 replies
    A theatrical production of unusual pomposity will open on Wednesday when Republicans assume control of the House for the 112th Congress. A rule will be passed requiring that every bill cite its basis in the Constitution. A bill will be introduced to repeal the health care law. On Thursday, the Constitution will be read aloud in the House chamber. And in one particularly self-important flourish, the new speaker, John Boehner, arranged to have his office staff “sworn in” on Tuesday by the chief justice of the United States.
  • TPM-Report: House GOP's Constitution Reading Could Cost Over $1 Million (HURL!)

    Now this is a laugh. As Vanity Fair reports, the House GOP leadership's symbolic gesture of reading the Constitution on the House floor today -- in an effort to please their Tea Party base who decry virtually all of the Obama administration's policies as both a monumental waste of money and, more importantly, an affront to our founding document -- could also itself cost a lot of money. The magazine asked an expert on government waste, and he said in part: The amount I get is nearly $1.1 million. $1,071,872.87, to be exact, though of course this is more back-of-the-envelope...
  • Reading Constitution Aloud Called 'Fetish'

    01/06/2011 8:21:18 AM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 40 replies
    Fox ^ | 1-5-11 | Joe Kovacs
    In a nation founded upon the U.S. Constitution, one might think that reading the founding document out loud on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives might not be controversial, but some on the left suggest those promoting its voicing have a "fetish." Among them is Dahlia Lithwick of, who penned a column titled, "Read It and Weep: How the tea party's fetish for the Constitution as written may get it in trouble."
  • The Case for Hillary’s Run for Prez in ’12 and Pelosi Retiring

    02/22/2010 4:47:19 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies · 618+ views
    Andrew Breitbart's Big Government ^ | February 22, 2010 | Thomas Del Beccaro
    The 2010 midterm elections are shaping up to be a Democrats nightmare. But the problems for the Democrats and Obama won’t end there. Indeed, the fallout from the 2010 elections will likely carry over into 2012 which may well feature Hillary running against Obama and Nancy Pelosi’s retirement. Here’s why: 1. Republican’s Political Carpe Diem. It appears more everyday that Congressional Republicans are coming to grips with the tide sweeping the Country – Tea Party and otherwise. If Republicans rekindle their successful strategy of 1994, by setting a clear, practical and limited fall election agenda, then they can successfully frame...
  • Duluth Man Charged for Slashing Exercise Balls [Obama voter?]

    07/22/2009 9:23:01 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 20 replies · 1,089+ views
    AP ^ | 2009-07-20
    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - A Duluth man wanted for allegedly breaking into a medical clinic and slashing rubber exercise balls has turned himself in. Christopher Neil Bjerkness, 31, was arraigned Monday. He turned himself in early Saturday after calling police and was taken into custody without incident. Bjerkness has a history of burglary to satisfy a self-professed sexual fetish for slashing large rubber exercise balls. He is accused of breaking into the St. Marys/Duluth Clinic West building last May, where he allegedly slashed exercise balls.
  • Transgender advocates going on-air with 'Rob, Arnie & Dawn'

    06/09/2009 7:46:27 AM PDT · by SmithL · 7 replies · 490+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 6/9/9 | Bill Lindelof
    Two transgender advocates will be part of an on-air apology Thursday by a Sacramento radio team who have upset lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocates. Transgender advocates Kim Pearson and Autumn Sandeen will appear on KRXQ's "Rob, Arnie & Dawn" show Thursday morning to "further educate the hosts," according to a press release from the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD). The trio's morning show is off the air because of their remarks but will return at 7:30 a.m. Thursday. "KRXQ appears to be taking this matter very seriously following widespread response from community members and advertisers," said Rashad...
  • The Obama and Cheney Speeches: The Left Is From Vulcan, the Right Is From Mars

    05/22/2009 11:03:24 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 57 replies · 1,950+ views ^ | May 22, 2009 | By Robert Schlesinger
    Upon reflection, another thing strikes me about the Obama-Cheney face-off, or rather its interpretation. There is a mirror-universe quality to the partisan reactions to the two speeches—perhaps not surprisingly, but still quite strikingly. If you are a consumer of conservative blogs, Cheney was "a grownup," "sober," a projector of "gravitas" ... you get the idea. Obama, by contrast, is the callow, dilettante law school professor too busy campaigning to grasp the grownup, sober, grave nature of the presidency and the threat we face. It was "a mismatch."If you're touring the lefty side of the blogosphere, the battle between them...
  • Vanity Fair asks Rachel Maddow about fart fetishes. And other sophisticated stuff.

    03/14/2009 6:58:39 AM PDT · by slomark · 19 replies · 13,098+ views
    Here'a an excerpt and a sample: Vanity Fair: Miss “Cable Queen,” as Vogue calls you, do you suffer from any paraphilia? Maddow: Paraphilia? Vanity Fair: Listen to this saucy pedant. Paraphilia is having a rare erotic fetish. Perhaps you may indulge in eproctophilia?
 Maddow: Duh? Vanity Fair: Darling! Eproctophiliacs are those sexually turned on by farts and farting! Maddow: That word actually exists?
  • John McCain Fetishizing the Uniform

    05/27/2008 1:50:50 PM PDT · by The_Republican · 6 replies · 187+ views ^ | May 27th, 2008 | Dick Polman
    In yet another manifestation of the "maverick's" fealty to a failed president, John McCain is stuck trying to explain why he and Bush remain united in their opposition to a new, bipartisan G.I. Bill that would benefit our returning troops. McCain felt compelled to defend himself again yesterday, during his Memorial Day speech, and no wonder. This is quite the political dilemma. By standing with President Bush, he risks being perceived as standing against the soldiers - which is not exactly the ideal profile for a Republican candidate. In his speech yesterday, he at least tried to argue his case...
  • Bush: happy for Cheney's gay daughter pregnancy

    12/16/2006 11:22:33 AM PST · by Blackirish · 806 replies · 11,311+ views
    Reuters ^ | 12/15/06
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney's pregnant lesbian daughter Mary will make a "fine mom," President George W. Bush said, sidestepping his past comment that a child ideally would be raised by a mother and father. Mary Cheney, 37, and her longtime partner, Heather Poe, are expecting their first child, which would be the sixth grandchild for the vice president. Cheney was hired last year as an executive for America Online. "I think Mary is going to be a loving soul to her child. And I'm happy for her," Bush said in an interview with People magazine.
  • Austrian cardinal says Darwinism should be studied as science

    08/24/2006 8:37:24 AM PDT · by PatrickHenry · 89 replies · 1,183+ views
    Catholic News Service ^ | 24 August 2006 | Staff
    Austrian Cardinal Christoph Schonborn of Vienna said he thought Darwin's theories on evolution deserve to be studied in schools, along with the scientific question marks that remain. It is right to teach "the science of Darwin, not ideological Darwinism," Cardinal Schonborn said Aug. 23. He spoke at a meeting in Rimini sponsored by the Catholic lay movement Communion and Liberation, and his remarks were reported by Italian newspapers. In 2005, Cardinal Schonborn helped fuel the debate over evolution and intelligent design when he wrote in The New York Times that science offers "overwhelming evidence for design in biology." He later...
  • Secondary Addiction Part III: Ann Coulter on Evolution

    07/27/2006 8:12:50 AM PDT · by Junior · 164 replies · 3,753+ views
    Talk Reason ^ | James Downard
    Following her discussion of dinosaurs examined in Part II of this series, Coulter (2006, 219) ventured this: For over a hundred years, evolutionists proudly pointed to the same sad birdlike animal, Archaeopteryx, as their lone transitional fossil linking dinosaurs and birds. Discovered a few years after Darwin published The Origin of Species, Archaeopteryx was instantly hailed as the transitional species that proved Darwin's theory. This unfortunate creature had wings, feathers, teeth, claws, and a long, bony tail. If it flew at all, it didn't fly very well. Alas, it is now agreed that poor Archaeopteryx is no relation of modern...
  • What are Darwinists so afraid of?

    07/27/2006 3:00:03 PM PDT · by BrandtMichaels · 1,718 replies · 14,577+ views ^ | 07/27/2006 | Jonathan Witt
    What are Darwinists so afraid of? -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: July 27, 2006 1:00 a.m. Eastern By Jonathan Witt © 2006 As a doctoral student at the University of Kansas in the '90s, I found that my professors came in all stripes, and that lazy ideas didn't get off easy. If some professor wanted to preach the virtues of communism after it had failed miserably in the Soviet Union, he was free to do so, but students were also free to hear from other professors who critically analyzed that position. Conversely, students who believed capitalism and democracy were the great engines of...
  • Scientists Strengthen Case for Life on Earth More Than 3.8 Billion Years Ago

    07/21/2006 8:08:04 AM PDT · by PatrickHenry · 235 replies · 2,851+ views
    UCLA News ^ | 20 July 2006 | Staff (press release)
    Ten years ago, an international team of scientists reported evidence, in a controversial cover story in the journal Nature, that life on Earth began more than 3.8 billion years ago—400 million years earlier than previously thought. A UCLA professor who was not part of that team and two of the original authors will report in late July that the evidence is stronger than ever. Craig E. Manning, lead author of the new study and a professor of geology and geochemistry in the UCLA Department of Earth and Space Sciences, painstakingly mapped an area on Akilia Island in West Greenland where...
  • Darwinian Conservatism: How Darwinian science refutes the Left’s most sacred beliefs.

    07/23/2006 8:49:26 AM PDT · by PatrickHenry · 677 replies · 9,356+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 23 July 2006 | Jamie Glazov and Larry Arnhart
    An interview by Jamie Glazov with Larry Arnhart, a professor of political science at Northern Illinois University, about his new book Darwinian Conservatism. Glazov: Larry Arnhart, thanks for taking the time out to talk about your new book. Arnhart: It’s a pleasure. Thank you for inviting me. Glazov: Tell us briefly what your book is about and your main argument. Arnhart: I am trying to persuade conservatives that they need Charles Darwin. Conservatives need to see that a Darwinian science of human nature supports their realist view of human imperfectability, and it refutes the utopian view of the Left that...
  • Seeing the Serpent [Human Evolution]

    07/20/2006 6:58:11 AM PDT · by PatrickHenry · 166 replies · 2,118+ views
    University of California, Davis ^ | 19 July 2006 | Staff (press release)
    The ability to spot venomous snakes may have played a major role in the evolution of monkeys, apes and humans, according to a new hypothesis by Lynne Isbell, professor of anthropology at UC Davis. The work is published in the July issue of the Journal of Human Evolution. Primates have good vision, enlarged brains, and grasping hands and feet, and use their vision to guide reaching and grasping. Scientists have thought that these characteristics evolved together as early primates used their hands and eyes to grab insects and other small prey, or to handle and examine fruit and other foods....
  • Darwin's Beagle ship replica plan [for his 200th birthday]

    07/19/2006 3:55:15 AM PDT · by PatrickHenry · 463 replies · 45,628+ views
    BBC News ^ | 19 July 2006 | Staff
    Plans are being drawn up to build a £3.3m working replica of the boat that took Charles Darwin around the world at Milford Haven in Pembrokeshire. Fundraising for the project, which would mark the 200th anniversary of Darwin's birth in 2009, is under way. The aim is to built a seaworthy vessel identical to the HMS Beagle on the outside, but with a modern interior. Darwin, who showed how natural selection could explain evolution, sailed on the Beagle between 1831-36. Sitting opposite him on the expedition was mate and surveyor John Lort Stokes. One of Stokes' descendents, Pembrokeshire farmer David...
  • "Gay" Adoption:Letters Florida Bar News.(Lawyers misrepresenting danger,Only one view barf alert)

    05/01/2006 8:07:30 PM PDT · by longtermmemmory · 13 replies · 1,418+ views
    Florida Bar News Letters ^ | May 1, 2006 | Florida Bar
    May 1, 2006 Letters Gay Adoption A fair summary of the April 1 letter to the editor regarding gay adoption would be that foster children adopted by gay people are more vulnerable to sexual predators than children adopted by heterosexual parents. As attorneys, such a provocative and wholly unsupported statement should be troubling to us all. As a former police officer who now practices family law, I am keenly aware of and sensitive to the plight of abused children. The letter writer offers no evidence whatsoever of a nexus between the reaction of a child to the advances of a...
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 04-20-2006

    04/20/2006 6:19:42 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 362+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 04-20-2006 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. A man off’ring door-to-door tests (for free) upon women’s breasts should make it quite clear to all who can hear: Don’t trust uninvited house-guests!
  • .S. lawsuit over ape's 'nipple fetish' settled

    12/01/2005 8:37:43 PM PST · by presidio9 · 23 replies · 1,944+ views
    Reuters ^ | Thu Dec 1, 2005
    Two women who had taken care of Koko, a gorilla who communicates with humans by sign language, have settled a lawsuit charging the president of its sanctuary urged them to show their breasts to the ape, a lawyer said on Thursday. Nancy Alperin and Kendra Keller had sued the Woodside, California-based Gorilla Foundation, claiming its president had pressed them to bare their breasts for Koko to help bond with the gorilla. The two said foundation President Francine Patterson would interpret hand movements by Koko as a demand to see human nipples. They declined and were later fired in an act...
  • Gays push to recast marriage on morals

    11/12/2005 4:07:04 PM PST · by dvan · 51 replies · 1,198+ views
    Reuters ^ | Reuters | Duncan Martell
    By 1 hour, 10 minutes ago OAKLAND, California (Reuters) - As U.S. gays and lesbians prepare to battle a raft of state constitutional amendments banning same-sex marriage that will likely be on the ballot next fall, activists are recasting the issue as one that needs to be fought on moral rather than political grounds. That is the message Matt Foreman, executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, the oldest and leading U.S. grass-roots gay and lesbian coalition, has taken to more than 2,500 gay rights organizers at its annual conference held in Oakland this week. "What I...
  • Hurts so good: Annual fetish fair kicks up Hub heels

    08/07/2005 5:46:06 PM PDT · by Panerai · 34 replies · 2,001+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | Sunday, August 7, 2005 | Sean L. McCarthy
    Some prefer blondes. Some prefer brunettes. Still others prefer whips, spanking benches or women made up like horses - saddles included. To each his or her own yesterday at the 25th installment of the Fetish Fair Fleamarket, a production of the New England Leather Alliance at the Boston Center for the Arts/Cyclorama. Leather abounded, of course, but plenty of other kinks were on display: latex, saddles, corsets, paddles, whips, adult diapers, S&M videos and several women and men dressed as women being led around the market in chains. By comparison, Medford's Robert Mohas seemed tame, though still exuberant enough to...
  • Fashion Expert Talks On History of Fetish

    05/12/2005 5:52:31 PM PDT · by pissant · 63 replies · 1,621+ views
    Cornell Daily ^ | 4/19/05 | venessa hoffman
    What is considered sexy? What is a fetish? No, this isn't part of a Victoria's Secret advertisement, these were some of the topics addressed at Valerie Steele's lecture yesterday entitled "Fetish, Fashion, Sex and Power." Sarah Thomas, Carl A. Kroch University Librarian, introduced Valerie Steele, director and chief curator of the museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, who conducted some of her research at Cornell Library's Human Sexuality Collection. "The whole idea of fetishism has been studied from so many different angles," Steele said, speaking to a packed Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium in Goldwin Smith Hall. For her research...
  • Bill Maher getting SPANKED!!!!

    11/05/2004 8:13:18 PM PST · by Bones75 · 89 replies · 2,900+ views
    This is the funniest thing I have ever seen... he is getting SMASHED by Alan Simpson.... SMASHED!!! Delicious! Bones
  • Gay Divorcees? Vermont's civil-union law will be tested in New York.

    05/10/2004 4:30:57 PM PDT · by xsysmgr · 6 replies · 473+ views
    National Review Online ^ | May 10, 2004 | Dennis E. Powell
    The inevitable other shoe in Vermont's civil-union law is dropping — in Westchester County, New York. That's where two lesbian partners, civilly joined in Vermont but living in New York, are the parties in a contested dissolution case. The case has the potential to raise numerous issues predicted by those who criticize the idea of civil unions as legally recognized domestic relations in some but not all states. New York law does not treat the filing of dissolutions as a matter of public record, so the specifics of the case are not publicly known, including the names of the...
  • Porn actress' death may have been in 'snuff' film

    04/24/2004 10:17:45 PM PDT · by weegee · 101 replies · 6,581+ views
    AP via Houston Chronicle ^ | April 24, 2004, 3:16PM | no byline
    WHITEMARSH, Pa. -- A Canadian porn actress found stabbed to death last month may have been killed while shooting a film that was to have simulated the murder of a woman during sex, prosecutors said. DNA clues and a scrawled note referring to a "snuff" video connect photographer Anthony J. Frederick to the death of 23-year-old Natel King, whose body was found in a trash-filled ravine in March, District Attorney Bruce Castor said at a preliminary hearing Friday. Frederick's attorney, Daniel-Paul Alva, said his client had nothing to do with snuff videos. "We don't know who killed her," he said....
  • Homosexuals' Leather Pride Condemned By PETA

    01/06/2003 2:31:10 AM PST · by kattracks · 51 replies · 386+ views | 1/06/03 | Michael L. Betsch
    ( - A homosexual motorcycle club expects thousands of leather fetish enthusiasts and dozens of erotic merchandise vendors to fill the streets and hotels of the nation's capital over the upcoming Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend. But City Hall and one animal rights group are at odds over the social merits of the Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend. According to Mike Dembski, spokesman for the Centaur Motorcycle Club (MC), "The office of the mayor and the D.C. City Council routinely present Mid-Atlantic Leather (MAL) Weekend organizers with a city-wide declaration honoring and recognizing Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend for its commitment in...