Category Archives: Short takes

National Park Service Twitterers go rogue

This week employees of the National Park Service got their collective panties in a bunch when the Trump administration insisted they stop tweeting climate change “facts” via the official Park Service Twitter account. Their response was to create an “alt” … Continue reading

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Things are not looking good for ‘weird dude’ Tim Kaine

 

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Leaked DNC voicemails reflect frustration, hysteria of election cycle

After the Wikileaks dump of some 20,000-plus emails that turned out to – surprise – show DNC staffers rigging their election process to ensure that Hillary Clinton got the nomination, another dump occurred this week during the Democratic convention consisting … Continue reading

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Chelsea-Ivanka grudge match

There was some chatter today about whether Chelsea Clinton and Ivanka Trump should get together for a “summit meeting” of sorts, and talk about their parents running for president. I think it’s a great idea. I’ll even participate! I’ll be … Continue reading

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Calm down… Taco Bowl isn’t a slur

Regarding the DNC email leaks, I’m certainly all for exposing real bigotry wherever it exists. But I don’t think they’re calling Hispanics “taco bowls” in the tweet referencing taco bowls. I think they are meaning to get more “engagement” online … Continue reading

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Grown man hurls weiners, busts open woman’s head

So is this domestic abuse… or… what…? From the Des Moines Register: Des Moines police are looking for a man who allegedly knocked out his father’s girlfriend with a package of frozen bratwurst. The 50-year-old woman had a deep gash … Continue reading

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Where else but California

Remember as a kid when you’d say something like, “I LOVE this new Bay City Rollers album!” And some smart-ass friend would say, “If you love it so much why don’t you marry it”? Yeah. From CampusReform.org – Earlier this month, … Continue reading

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Is it okay to panic yet?

The Religion of Peace strikes (literally) again, proving that not only do they use violence even against their own followers, but also that they have no sense of humor. At all. The DailyMail reports: An asylum seeker who jokingly wore a … Continue reading

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USPS: increase junk mail to increase profits

The US Postal Service has announced that it’s wishing upon a star for an increase in the flow of junk mail to increase profits. This from the agency that once decided the answer to customer complaints about long waits in … Continue reading

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Re-thinking…

I’m sure glad everyone is okay following the fire on Ann Romney’s plane, but I’m now re-thinking my entry into the “On Board with Mitt” contest…

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