Tuesday, February 9, 2016

New Hampshire Primary


New Hampshire primary: Candidates buttonhole voters as they head to polls
MANCHESTER, N.H. - Republican candidates jockeyed here for voters' support in rapid succession Tuesday, capping an intense and harsh campaign that appeared to set the tone for the unpredictable nominating race that lies ahead.

Michael Bloomberg in 2016, because what this election needs is a second narcissist authoritarian billionaire in the race.- Jeff Tiedrich

The World Is A Safer Place Without Saddam

They say that cannabis makes you violent. 
And lazy. 
I say making violent people lazy is the only crime prevention plan that works. - John Fugelsang

U.S. Guns, Car Crashes and Drugs
Gun injuries, car crashes and drug poisoning account for more than one year of shortened life expectancy in American men compared to men in other high-income countries, according to Centers for Disease Control research .

I saw that the unemployment rate in the U.S. just fell below 5 percent, which is the lowest it's been in eight years. When asked for comment on the number of unemployed Americans, Obama said, “Uh ... I can't wait to be one of them!”- Jimmy Fallon

Republican Shenanigans

Donald Trump wanted to become America's president but wound up becoming America's IQ test. -John Fugelsang

Christie Resorts To Crowing
DERRY, N.H. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday that Ohio Gov. John Kasich inflated the number of his town halls and that he, Christie, had spent far more time interacting with voters over the past several months here in New Hampshire.

Michigan Republicans just passed a bill making anal sex illegal; unless of course it's them doing it to Flint. - John Fugelsang

Illinois Has Blonde Racist School Board Member!
An Illinois school board member is under fire for kicking off Black History Month by posting a racist message on the board’s official Facebook page.

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Voting for a candidate who hates government is like hiring a quarterback who hates football. - John Fugelsang

Tony Soprano's long lost sister.

Trump Spokesperson: Donald Trump is like a ‘Founding Father’ when he says ‘p*ssy’
While speaking about GOP hopeful Ted Cruz at a rally in Manchester on Monday, Trump repeated an audience member’s description of the Texas senator. “She said he’s a p*ssy."

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Ben Franklin started 1st colonial printing press w/hemp paper. Not saying he smoked it, as many sober guys fly kites in thunderstorms. - John Fugelsang

Bernie Is A Shoe In According To Nate Silver
Bernie Sanders is all but guaranteed to win New Hampshire, according to a polls-plus projection by FiveThirtyEight, the data-driven website run by polling guru Nate Silver.

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Vietnam Vet's News
The U.S. National Park Service is proposing to limit the commemorative items it keeps from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial as it faces a potential space crunch from more than 400,000 tribute objects, the agency said on Tuesday.

"Any new business regulation is Communism," say the politicians & businessmen who moved your job to China. - John Fugelsang

Business/Tech News

So it's #NationalPizzaDay #NationalBagelDay #PancakeDay and #FatTuesday.  It's almost like they're trying to tell us something. - John Fugelsang

Companies lose billions buying back their own stock
If you think your stocks are doing poorly, check out the performance of some of the most sophisticated investors, the ones with more knowledge about what's going on inside businesses than anyone else


Just another day in the neighborhood...

I need a pat on the back.

The Internet connection is bad enough when it's good and now the power here is having problems...it's the wiring plus the high winds. Yesterday a transformer blew and there was no power most of the day and into the night in the neighborhood. When the power came back on, it messed with some switch, which lessens the power to the refrigerator. It happened before. The owner needs new wiring as it wasn't done right in the first place, is the general consensus. I am without refrigeration. Day 2 and counting.

To top it all off, the winds here are incredible. That's what caused the original outage. It comes in waves and you can literally lean into the wind. I guess the gusts are about 30-40 mph.

You be the judge:

I hope today's issue was met with your approval as it was done under duress!!! lol


Odd News
Time To Deflate Photo

Horsehead Nebula. It looks so mystical. The horse should be a unicorn.


Wind Storm

The wind was so fierce here yesterday that it knocked out the power for most of the day. Incredible.

I hope to have a new edition up later today.

Thank you for stopping by.

I'll be back.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Trump says he has "no objection" to next Fox News debate: "I'll be there"


Trump says he has "no objection" to next Fox News debate: "I'll be there" 
Donald Trump promised during a Friday Newsmax interview to show up at Fox News' next Republican presidential debate, despite his on-and-off feud with the network and debate moderator Megyn Kelly.

REMEMBER: There are easier ways to tell people you're a white person who thought you'd do better in life than supporting Donald Trump.- LOLGOP

The World Is A Safer Place Without Saddam

The religions of peace were all slaughtered by the ones we have now.- Tina Dupuy

Pope Francis, The Uniter?
Pope Francis will meet Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill in Cuba next week in a historic first meeting between the heads of the two largest Christian churches, the Vatican announced Friday.
The gathering will be the first of its kind since a schism in the 11th Century split Christianity into Western and Eastern branches.

Republican Shenanigans

Donald Trump's plane made an emergency landing in Nashville yesterday after reporting engine problems. When asked what the issue was, the pilot said, "Nothing, I just couldn't take it anymore.”- Jimmy Fallon

Emails Catch Michigan Governor's Lies
Emails between high-ranking Michigan state officials show they knew about an uptick in Legionnaires’ disease and it could be linked to problems with Flint water long before Governor Rick Snyder said he got information on the outbreak.

Barbara Bush to CBS on Trump: "Putin endorsed him, for heaven sakes. Putin, the killer. Putin, the worst."

Barbara Bush may be the only Republican who could beat Trump.- LOLGOP

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Bernie and Hillary are sparring over who is the true progressive. On the Republican side there is a similar argument over who is the true sociopath.- Andy Borowitz

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Some Bernie Supporters Are Turning Up The Vitriol
The boos are getting louder. The chants are getting more personal. The shouts from the crowd are getting more frequent.
Top Democrats supporting Hillary Clinton have noticed the disdain that some of Bernie Sanders’ most hardcore backers have toward her, and are beginning to worry about what it’s going to take to bring them into the fold in November, when they assume Clinton will be the party nominee.

A chastened Sanders admitted receiving the benefit from the banks in exchange for maintaining a five hundred dollar minimum balance.- Andy Borowitz

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Big oil gets the billions in profits and we get to pay for trillions in damage from climate change. - LOLGOP

Business/Tech News

Unemployment is now below five percent, but the real number is actually much higher if you hate Obama.- Andy Borowitz

The State Of The US Economy According To Wall Street
U.S. manufacturing is shrinking, corporate profits are declining and goods are piling up on warehouse shelves. Those trends have elevated concern that a U.S. recession may loom in the next year or two.
Yet in the one area that matters most, the economy has continued to shine: Hiring.

Martin Shkrelli repels the Zika Virus. - John Fugelsang


Thursday, February 4, 2016

Clinton, Sanders clash over what it means to be progressive


Clinton, Sanders clash over what it means to be progressive
Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders traded barbs Wednesday night over who best embodies progressive values.

George W. Bush is going to be campaigning with Jeb Bush so F the haters who say your dreams can't come true.- LOLGOP

The World Is A Safer Place Without Saddam


Separation Of Church And State Idiots
A Republican state representative in New Hampshire on Wednesday submitted testimony to a state House committee hearing arguing that giving public assistance to Muslims amounts to treason.

Republicans want Rubio so they can say their candidate *also* has to do everything backwards and in heels. - Tina Dupuy

Republican Shenanigans

Rand Paul pulls out with Santorum right behind him.  
Ok, I'm done now. - John Fugelsang

Vast Right Wing Conspiracy Continues...
Journalist Bob Woodward of Watergate fame argued Wednesday that presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is struggling to overcome opponent Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) because Clinton “shouts” too much.

Caucus night in Iowa and Ted Cruz was the winner on the Republican side with 28 percent of the vote. Donald Trump came in second with 24 percent, and Marco Rubio is right behind him with 23 percent. Third is pretty good considering the fact that most Iowa voters think that Marco Rubio is a game you play in the swimming pool. - Jimmy Kimmel

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A member of Marco Rubio’s inner circle said his boss benefitted from the Trump-Cruz fight because, "Marco is everyone’s second choice." That explains Rubio’s new campaign slogan, "I’m the Least Worst."- Conan O'Brien

“I’ve been told that some [Muslims] fear to leave [their homes]; some don’t want to go shopping for their families; some don’t want to go about their ordinary daily routines because, by wearing cover, they’re afraid they’ll be intimidated. That should not and that will not stand in America.”
“Those who feel like they can intimidate our fellow citizens to take out their anger don’t represent the best of America, they represent the worst of humankind, and they should be ashamed of that kind of behavior."
George W Bush, speech at Mosque, Sep 18 2001.

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As president, Trump would only visit a mosque to supervise the roundups. - LOLGOP

Chris Christie Withheld Emails On Bridgegate!
Attorneys for a former Christie appointee who is battling criminal charges over the incident said in a court filing on Wednesday that they had "newly discovered" that the governor's office had withheld "critical documents" originating from the days around the lane closures in September 2013 that gridlocked the town of Fort Lee. Claims made by Christie's lawyers for why these documents should be kept secret do not "pass the red face test", according to the filing. Among the documents are emails between Christie's press secretary Michael Drewniak and David Wildstein, a state official who has pleaded guilty to conspiracy, which were withheld on the basis of attorney-client privilege despite neither man being an attorney. A spokesman for Christie did not respond to a request for comment.

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Business/Tech News

It will be great when President Trump loses wars he started and then explains why they weren't fair in sad Twitter rants.- LOLGOP

Smirking At Congress
Former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli kept a smirk on his face Thursday while testifying before the House Oversight Committee, where he repeatedly invoked his Fifth Amendment right to decline to respond to the legislators' inquiries.

I'd like to see Andrew Jackson give up his seat on the $20 bill for Rosa Parks. - John Fugelsang