Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Oklahoma stops execution after botching drug delivery; inmate dies

Oklahoma stops execution after botching drug delivery; inmate dies

A vein on an Oklahoma inmate "exploded" in the middle of his execution Tuesday, prompting authorities to abruptly halt the process and call off another execution later in the day as they try to figure out what went wrong.

The American death penalty kills innocent people, is demonstrably racist, and in Oklahoma, is now administered via torture. It is 2014.- Rob Delaney tweet

The World Is A Safer Place Without Saddam

 Putin Propaganda Is So 1950s

Moscow calls the detention center under construction near the Russian border a "fascist concentration camp." Inside the barbed-wire fences, the reality appears less ominous: It's an EU-funded project to hold asylum seekers and illegal immigrants, similar to other such detention centers across Europe.

All In The Family

Shelly Sterling — who distanced herself from her spouse’s hate speech in a statement on Monday — was accused in a 2009 deposition related to a federal discrimination lawsuit against the Sterlings of saying that Latinos were filthy and that she had called one of her husband’s tenants a 'black motherf-----.'

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said he doesn't think Donald Sterling should be kicked out of the league for comments made in private conversation. After hearing this Sterling said, "Wow, this is the first time I've liked a Cuban."- Conan O'Brien

Republican Shenanigans


Rich White Guys Say No. Again.

Senate Republicans blocked an election-year Democratic bill on Wednesday that would boost the federal minimum wage, handing a defeat to President Barack Obama on a vote that is sure to reverberate in this year's congressional elections.

Sarah Palin and the Tea Party are scamming the GOP base and embarrassing the party. Let's hope they keep it up!- LOLGOP

Rock The Voter News

L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling was recorded telling his girlfriend not to hang out with black people. Some people are actually defending Sterling, saying he has a very good record of hiring minorities. For instance, he always has at least one white guy on the team. - Jimmy Fallon

Allen West Wants Benghazi Back!

According to Media Matters, West said that while Sterling may have said some reprehensible things, the scandal is just a distraction from what happened in the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012.

Business News

Twitter Tumbles

Shares of Twitter (TWTR) tumbled more than 10% Wednesday to their lowest price since going public last year. The micro blogging site revealed results late Tuesday that reinforced jitters about its user activity and engagement.

Believe it or not, Starbucks says they're significantly under-stored, which I didn't know was a phrase. For instance, currently there is no Starbucks at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. That needs to be fixed immediately.- Jimmy Kimmel

South Getting Pummeled By Tornadoes and Floods. Blame Obama.

Severe floods in Florida's Panhandle and coastal Alabama deluged roads and engulfed homes and cars on Wednesday, the latest mayhem created by a tornado-packing storm system that has killed at least 34 people in the United States this week.

Jamaica is reportedly close to passing a measure that would legalize marijuana. Yeah, in Jamaica. Political analysts are calling it a bold move that could change nothing.- Conan O'Brien


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Odd News

Time To Deflate Photo

Huacachina Desert, Peru.


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