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  • Ever Notice No Abortion Clinic Uses the Word, "Abortion" in its Name? We Too.

    05/24/2017 3:53:18 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Pregnancy Help News ^ | May 24, 2017 | Jay Hobbs
    Out of 1,800 abortion clinics in the U.S., including 730 stand-alone mills, how many would you expect to include the word “abortion” in their name? Try one: the Abortion Surgery Center in Norman, Okla. On one hand, it’s entirely understandable that abortion businesses avoid the word “abortion” like the plague it is. On the other hand, the fact that virtually no clinics identify themselves by what they actually do reveals an awful lot about a truly awful industry. It also cuts the legs out from under one of the abortion lobby’s favorite charades: to fake outrage about the names pregnancy...
  • Some Arkansas ballots have 'liar' in Hillary Clinton's name

    11/04/2016 7:18:37 PM PDT · by kevcol · 15 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 4, 2016 | Anna Giaritelli
    A first-time voter in Arkansas discovered a major error on her ballot when she went to vote in Lonoke County this week: Hillary Clinton's name was spelled Hilliary, placing the word "liar" in the Democratic presidential nominee's first name. The unnamed woman reported the mistake to election officials and said she believes election officials purposely misspelled her name.
  • Funny Picture Of Ted Cruz From Campaign Spreading Around The Internet

    01/19/2016 11:25:24 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 88 replies
    Young Conservatives ^ | January 19, 2016 | Andrew Mark Miller
    Ted Cruz is a really smart guy. This is one of the biggest reasons Ted is polling high in the GOP presidential race. Cruz graduated valedictorian from high school, cum laude from Princeton University and magna cum laude from Harvard Law School. Then he served as a law clerk to Chief Justice William Rehnquist and Solicitor General of Texas. Can you spot why this picture from one of his campaign stops is going viral? ...That might not be a bad campaign slogan. Ted Cruz 2016: More Stuff Upstairs...
  • McDonald’s to workers: Don’t eat our food!

    12/25/2013 7:49:45 PM PST · by lowbridge · 33 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 24, 2013 | Bob Fredericks
    <p>McDonald’s has some healthy advice for its workers – don’t eat at McDonald’s.</p> <p>The fast-food behemoth recently posted the jaw-dropping tip on its Web site for employees, warning that the very same burgers and fries they sling for their legions of customers are hazardous to their health.</p>
  • The TSA’s Freudian Craigslist Slip "[b]e part of a imperious security team protecting airports ..."

    04/07/2012 8:43:04 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 25 replies
    Jalopnik ^ | April 2, 2012 | Matt Hardigree
    The TSA’s Freudian Craigslist Slip Either someone just attempted the subtlest of jabs at our nation's force of uncomfortably invasive rent-a-cops or the recruiters at the Transportation Security Administration need to invest in a better thesaurus. A job posting on the Ann Arbor, Michigan Craigslist invites would-be screeners to "[b]e part of a imperious security team protecting airports and skies as you proudly establish your future." Imperious, indeed. The definition of imperious is "domineering in a haughty manner; dictatorial; overbearing." The definition from Google is even better, describing it as "assuming authority without justification." If it was a joke...
  • Teacher disciplined after writing 'stupid' on student's forehead

    LIVINGSTON, Tenn. -- A first-year teacher from Overton County may lose his job after writing the word "stupid" across a student’s forehead with permanent marker, a district official told WSMV-TV in Nashville. The math teacher has been suspended indefinitely, Matt Eldridge, director of the Overton County Schools, told the NBC television station. "We're here to help the children and not to hurt them," Eldridge said, adding "One word can break a child. I mean, I've got three children. I wouldn't want it done to mine." The incident happened last week at Allons Elementary, where a student asked a question and...
  • Legal beef: Sara Lee, Kraft escalate wiener war

    08/15/2011 2:58:42 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 40 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Monday, August 15, 2011 3:47 PM EDT | MICHAEL TARM
    CHICAGO (AP) — The nation's two largest hot dog makers took their legal beefs on Monday to federal court, where a judge will determine whether Oscar Mayer or Ball Park franks broke false-advertising laws in their efforts to become top dog. As the bench trial got under way, U.S. Magistrate Judge Morton Denlow cast his eyes across the Chicago courtroom, where half a dozen attorneys were at opposing tables, and said, "Let the wiener wars begin." The battle pits Chicago-area companies Sara Lee Corp., which makes Ball Park franks, against Kraft Foods Inc., which makes Oscar Mayer, in a case...
  • Palin‘s Bus Defaced With ’Media Whore’ Sign

    06/01/2011 4:48:05 PM PDT · by Rational Thought · 138 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 06/01/2011 | Billy Hallowell
    Someone posted an unfriendly sign on Sarah Palin’s tour bus earlier today. The villain’s message, pasted directly over the words, “We the People” on a picture of the Constitution, read, “I, The Media Whore.” Gawker has more: [the sign] was sacrilegiously placed over a monster image of the preamble to the United States Constitution for nearly 15 minutes. The bus was parked outside Fox News headquarters.
  • Jen Aniston sparks outrage after referring to herself as a 'retard' [Honesty is SO last year...]

    08/22/2010 6:04:04 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 184 replies · 3+ views
    FOX News ^ | 08/20/10 | Staff
    Jennifer Aniston is in hot water for using a politically incorrect term on “Live with Regis & Kelly” Thursday morning. While promoting her flick “The Switch,” Aniston discussed her recent Barbra Streisand-inspired photo shoot for “Harper’s Bazaar” on the show. "Yeah, I got to play dress up,” Jen said to Regis, “I do it for a living, like a retard!" Now, disability advocates are bashing the actress for her word choice. A rep for the Special Olympics tells “Us Weekly,” "People with intellectual disabilities have fought their whole lives for understanding and recognition. When people continue to use the R...
  • (Vanity) A New National Symbol for the Political Parties

    06/02/2010 9:15:46 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 17 replies · 393+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 6-02-2010 | grey_whiskers
    I happened to be reading an outdoors magazine while waiting for a haircut this evening. Maybe it was the idea of "taking a haircut" which got my mind moving in this vein, but I started thinking maybe we need new symbols for the two major political parties. Just to review, the current symbols are: For the GOP, the Elephant. Which I guess makes sense if and only if you think of Elephants as Grand and Old. And if you think the phrase "the elephant never forgets" describes them accurately. For the Dems, the Donkey. OK, the Jackass. I am tempted...
  • New Anti-Obama Billboard. Carter: They Can’t Call Me The Worst President Anymore!

    03/20/2010 8:01:31 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 27 replies · 2,709+ views ^ | March 19, 2010 | Jason
    New Anti-Obama Billboard. Carter: They Can’t Call Me The Worst President Anymore! By Jason Published: March 19, 2010 It looks like we have another winning billboard making fun of the current administration. This time they an ad to point out how people have compared Obama to Carter’s horrible presidency. The billboard reads: They Can’t Call Me The Worst President Anymore!
  • Romney Meets Russert (Romney utterly Clintonian)

    12/16/2007 10:33:14 AM PST · by JRochelle · 165 replies · 1,359+ views
    Spectator Blog ^ | 12/16/2007 | Philip Klien
    I just got finished watching Mitt Romney's performance on "Meet the Press." Snip.. --On guns, he may have gotten himself in trouble, in an attempt to diffuse the flip-flop label, by standing by his support for the Brady Bill and the 1994 assault weapons ban. He even said he would have signed an extension of the assault weapons ban when it expired in 2004. He also employed the odd phrase "weapons of unusual lethality" to describe the type of guns he would ban. --On immigration, Romney was utterly Clintonian. He said that when in November 2005 he described the Bush/McCain...
  • Rudy Mitt Huckabee--The immigration problems of the leading Republican hopefuls.

    12/12/2007 7:09:55 AM PST · by SJackson · 34 replies · 688+ views
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | 12-12-07 | Don Feder
    Rudy Mitt Huckabee   By Don | Wednesday, December 12, 2007 On the issue of illegal immigration, Rudy Giuliani, Mike Huckabee, and Mitt Romney have begun doing passable impressions of Lou Dobbs. But can you trust a candidate whose record contradicts his campaign rhetoric? At the recent CNN/YouTube debate, Romney and Rudy squared off on what's shaping up to be the defining issue of Campaign 2008 -- with the ferocity of rabid mongooses. Rudy -- who wants to "secure the border" (is there anyone, including Hillary, who says they don't?) -- bragged that as mayor of New York...
  • Slogans daubed on city mosque (Edinburgh)

    07/14/2005 8:53:08 AM PDT · by Nachum · 70 replies · 1,727+ views ^ | Wed 13 Jul 2005 | staff
    A MOSQUE and a community centre in Edinburgh have been daubed with racist graffiti in the wake of the London terror attacks. Messages such as "Islam Scum" and "This centre sympathises with the Terrorists", were scrawled over the buildings' doors and walls following last Thursday's bombings. It comes as police revealed a worrying increase in cases of racial abuse shouted at Muslims in Edinburgh. Senior officers today branded the attacks "appalling" and said that security had been stepped up around the city's Muslim communities in the wake of the atrocities. The graffiti attacks happened at the Sha Jalal mosque, in...
  • Newsweek and the Age of Deadly Propaganda - (we need "truth in reporting" legislation!)

    05/19/2005 9:23:40 AM PDT · by CHARLITE · 14 replies · 487+ views
    Newsweek’s retraction of its May 9, 2005 article concerning American investigators desecrating the Koran at a detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba -- along with what many believe to be a rather halfhearted apology by its editor, Mark Whitaker -- should act as a wake-up call for America’s mainstream media outlets. But, don’t count on it. Regardless of the number of people who died in the Afghani riots incited by this article, or how this could further inflame anti-American sentiment throughout the Arab world putting our troops in even greater danger, there won't be any criminal or civil prosecutions at...
  • reveals security hole

    04/14/2005 4:35:53 PM PDT · by general_re · 12 replies · 562+ views
    CNET ^ | April 14, 2005 | Matt Hines
    The 'relatively serious' flaw could allow remote execution of malicious code on computers running OpenOffice. A patch is said to be imminent has confirmed a buffer overflow issue that could allow remote attacks. The problem in its freely distributed productivity applications has been fixed, the organisation said late on Tuesday. Representatives said the group hoped to release a patch within the following 48 hours. The flaw, first discovered in late March, according to postings on the group's Web site, is present in OpenOffice Version 1.1.4 and the OpenOffice Version 2.0 beta release of the applications, as well as in...
  • Advertisers Beware: Blog-Fortified "Copy Cops" at Your Doorstep

    09/23/2004 4:33:55 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 8 replies · 1,032+ views
    Media Daily News ^ | September 23, 2004 | Pete Blackshaw
    Blog and bloggers have made a huge mark in 2004, and this should give every major marketer and advertiser pause for deep reflection. Bloggers gave Howard Dean's campaign early, unexpected momentum. They fanned the flames of the Iraqi prison crisis with rapid distribution of photos, especially the most controversial ones. They catapulted into the mainstream Burger King's "Viral Chicken" campaign, as well as the controversial "Swift Boat Veteran for Truth" anti-Kerry video. More recently, blogs have showcased new and promising ways for brands like Microsoft, Nike, Nokia, Sun, and HP to reach out to consumers and other stakeholders. But let...
  • 'Spanky' the clown arrested on child porn charges, feds say

    05/25/2004 7:41:11 PM PDT · by Lunatic Fringe · 69 replies · 817+ views
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - A circus clown who goes by the name of "Spanky" was arrested last week in Fayetteville on charges involving child pornography, federal agents said Tuesday. Thomas Riccio, 23, of Jacksonville, Fla., was arrested Friday by officers from the Fayetteville Police Department and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, ICE said in a news release. He was arrested while traveling with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, they said. Riccio, who made his first court appearance Monday in Cumberland County District Court, faces 10 counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor. ICE spokesman Dean Boyd said Tuesday...
  • New sites fact check politicians, journalists

    01/21/2004 12:14:43 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 4 replies · 221+ views
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | January 21, 2004 | Jim Regan
    For the next eleven months, no matter how much you may wish for relief, it will be virtually impossible to escape politics. Ad campaigns - and budgets - that make Madison Avenue green with joy. Candidates trying to get interviewed by anyone with a microphone (the only time they'll be this accessible). Local and national news coverage in every medium from network television to one-man weblogs. And though this may come as a shock, some of the information disseminated during this period may not be entirely accurate. Purely accidental of course - politicians would never aim to mislead or deceive,...