$600,000 award for not accommodating employee’s “Mark of the Beast” beliefs

$600,000 award for not accommodating employee’s “Mark of the Beast” beliefs

“A longtime employee of Consol Energy Inc. is entitled to over half a million dollars in damages because of the coal company’s failure to accommodate his religious concerns about a handprint scanner, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled….[Beverly Butcher Jr.’s] understanding of the biblical Book of Revelation is that the ‘Mark of the […]

Redneck BBQ grill and cooler

Redneck BBQ grill and cooler

When you are finished BBQing, and the ice has melted, just pull the handle down & the fire goes out. Is this a great country, or what?   ––Westerner Blog

This just in – Apple security

This just in – Apple security

Apple hired National Security Administration, FBI, Secret Service and military veterans to investigate and prevent the leaking of confidential product information, according to a recording leaked to the publication,  “The Outline.” The security team monitors factory employees, investigates leaks, and helps to create a culture of secrecy within the company, according to the leaked recording […]

It’s so hot in Arizona right now that things are literally melting out of existence, and the pictures are incredible

It’s so hot in Arizona right now that things are literally melting out of existence, and the pictures are incredible

It’s hot in Arizona — like really hot. In certain areas, temperatures have reached 120 degrees. Planes can’t fly because of the heat, letters on street signs are melting away and at least one garbage can has melted. Here are a few pictures that tell the story of the damage. Meanwhile in Arizona. pic.twitter.com/CvHh4nHXOo — […]

Climate oddity: More Antarctic ice

Climate oddity: More Antarctic ice

Washington Post – Antarctic sea ice has grown to a record large extent for a second straight year, baffling scientists seeking to understand why this ice is expanding rather than shrinking in a warming world. On Saturday, the ice extent reached 19.51 million square kilometers, according to data posted on the National Snow and Ice Data […]

Tipsy axe-throwing: in case it winds up in court

Tipsy axe-throwing: in case it winds up in court

Not that an entertainment business plan based in part on providing a venue for tipsy axe-throwing would ever run into litigation. But just in case it ever does, here are arguments you might offer as plaintiff [Lowering the Bar]: Maybe you’ve heard of the “assumption of risk” doctrine, maybe you haven’t. (Well, now you have.) […]

The new political symbol

The new political symbol

The NEW POLITICAL SYMBOL IS THAT OF A CONDOM, because it more accurately reflects the Politicians stance….  A condom allows for inflation, halts production, destroys the next generation, protects a bunch of dicks, gives you a sense of security while you’re actually being screwed! Damn, it just doesn’t get more accurate than that!    

Man who jumped from ambulance says it’s New York City’s fault

Man who jumped from ambulance says it’s New York City’s fault

Yaugeni Kralkin injured himself jumping out the back of a speeding ambulance in Staten Island, and now he wants money from New York City, its fire department and four emergency workers. “Mr. Kralkin was incredibly drunk, with a blood-alcohol level so high he was unaware of his actions, he says, even as he unbuckled straps […]

Flashback: Peer reviewed paper says it’s OK to lie about climate change

Flashback: Peer reviewed paper says it’s OK to lie about climate change

You won’t find it shocking to learn that suppressing inconvenient facts, lying about climate science and exaggerating tales about natural weather are deliberate strategies for global warming campaigners. What will shock you is that two professors not only candidly admit it, but published a paper in a peer reviewed journal touting the beneficial effects of […]

Flag Day 2017

Flag Day 2017

Flag Day is celebrated on June 14 in the United States. The date commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States by the Second Continental Congress on June 14, 1777. The flag was called the Flag Resolution of 1777 and was the first of many iterations of what would become the American flag […]