Famous presidential lies contest

Famous presidential lies contest

LBJ: None of our boys will die on foreign soil. Nixon: I am not a crook GHW Bush: Read my lips – No New Taxes Clinton: I did not have sex with that woman… Miss Lewinski GW Bush: Iraq has weapons of mass destruction Obama: I will have the most transparent administration in history. The […]

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The race is not always to the swift. The battle is not always to the strong. But that’s the way to bet. — Damon Runyon   From ProRev   —    

Former Seal officer on the Iran/boat situation

Former Seal officer on the Iran/boat situation

I rarely pull out my dusty old trident, but in this case, here goes. I was a Navy SEAL officer in the 1980s, and this kind of operation (transiting small boats in foreign waters) was our bread and butter. Today, these boats both not only had radar, but multiple GPS devices, including chart plotters that […]

Tesla Motors unveils “fully vegan” SUV

Tesla Motors unveils “fully vegan” SUV

When you think of luxury cars, you usually envision leather seats and that “new car smell”… But what if ethical consumers – such as vegans – don’t want seats lined with animal skin? It’s been a conundrum for people that eschew eating animals and their products, as well as utilizing anything made with their parts, […]

The perception of patriotism

The perception of patriotism

While not necessarily earth shattering, the following report sent to us by a reader demonstrates the false patriotism we see across the entire retail sphere. It’s not about celebrating America’s exceptionalism or cultural history; it’s all about the dollars. A quick search for Zippo brand lighters at the Sears web site shows a variety of results […]

Abbott & Costello explain the unemployment rate In America

Abbott & Costello explain the unemployment rate In America

COSTELLO: I want to talk about the unemployment rate in America. ABBOTT: Good Subject. Terrible Times. It’s 5.6%. COSTELLO: That many people are out of work? ABBOTT: No, that’s 23%. COSTELLO: You just said 5.6%. ABBOTT: 5.6% Unemployed. COSTELLO: Right 5.6% out of work. ABBOTT: No, that’s 23%. COSTELLO: Okay, so it’s 23% unemployed. ABBOTT: […]

Fifteen year old boy mistakenly raises hand in mosque; accused of blasphemy; Praised after he cuts off his own hand

Fifteen year old boy mistakenly raises hand in mosque;  accused of blasphemy;  Praised after he cuts off his own hand

There is a truly horrific story out of Pakistan that reveals the sheer insanity that can be instilled in an entire community through religious orthodoxy. News reports indicate that Mohammad Anwar, 15, cut off his own hand after being told that he had committed blasphemy by failing to pray enough. His act was reportedly celebrated […]

This is an interesting perspective…..

This is an interesting perspective…..

As political and economic freedom diminishes, sexual freedom tends compensatingly to increase. And the dictator will do well to encourage that freedom. In conjunction with the freedom to daydream under the influence of dope, movies and the radio, it will help to reconcile his subjects to the servitude. – Aldous Huxley, foreword to Brave New […]

California could review complicated and costly traffic ticket fee structure

California could review complicated and costly traffic ticket fee structure

California is taking a new look at the high fees tacked onto traffic tickets and other criminal violations, wondering if the money could be better spent. A new report by the California Legislative Analyst’s Office is recommending a fundamental change in the way criminal fines and fees are collected in California. Read full story here. […]

Study finds U.S. women more bisexual than men

Study finds U.S. women more bisexual than men

HERE’S THE REAL NEWS  – from a lefty source. 1.  Between 94 and 98% of American men are straight. Alternet – As in other recent surveys, [a Center for Disease Control] report found U.S. women outpaced men in reporting bisexuality. Two percent of men polled labeled themselves bisexual, up from 1.2 percent in the 2006-2010 […]

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