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Parents: This is No Substitute for Parenting

"Many of our safety features are built around age and it's important that people honestly reflect their accurate age while on our site," Nigam said in a statement.

Hahahahahahaha! Read more about Parents: This is No Substitute for Parenting

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I Can't Muster Enough Snark for This

Really, I just can't. As CJill says, "branding isn't a substitute for reality-based foreign policy."

I guess the arrogance still shocks me. It boggles my mind that anyone could think that by placing a story about the rape, torture and murder of innocent civilians in the "business pages" that story is somehow less "impactful" and forgettable. Perhaps I'm wrong, but it seems to me that people tend to remember that kind of horror, no matter how many Disney movies they see. Read more about I Can't Muster Enough Snark for This

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Valerie Plame is a Lying Stripper-Whore

According to Investor's Business Daily, that is. Where do I sign up for a subscription? Because any publication that writes like this is one I need to have:
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TPM blows the Gonzales warrantless surveillance story badly

A note I dropped to TPM--and more in sorrow than in anger, I should say:

Look at this headline:

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Medical Credit

Profit! It's All American. Investors, here is your next growth industry:

"Americans are using high-interest credit cards to pay for what should be a necessity," said report co-author Mark Rukavina. "The health care safety net is made of plastic."

Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase, both of which have credit card operations in Delaware, wouldn't comment on the report.

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Al-Maliki: Bush and Rice helping The Terrorists

As a great man once said, "you're either with us or against us in the fight against terror":

BAGHDAD -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki voiced frustration with President Bush and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Wednesday, saying their recent criticism of the Iraqi government probably helped the "terrorists."
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We Will Never Leave

Goat boy knows how to please The Old Man Read more about We Will Never Leave

WaPo rewrites history of warrantless surveillance, ignores Constitutional crisis, as Bush claims that finally he'll obey the law

WaPo stenographer Dan Eggen's front page "story" on Bush's illegal and unconstitutional warrantless surveillance program--Bush agrees to obey the law! Film at 11!--is the most appalling insult to what remains of the good name of American journalism since The Newspaper of Record (not!) suppressed its own scoop on the program to help Bush win the 2004 election. Read more about WaPo rewrites history of warrantless surveillance, ignores Constitutional crisis, as Bush claims that finally he'll obey the law

Your TSA at Work!

United States Senator Edward Kennedy frequently can't get on airplanes because someone with the same name is on some Security list. You, scum, must take off your shoes. Muslims who do terroristic things like pray in airports must be detained. And yet....

Runaway, 9, Sneaks On Flight

A 9-year-old boy with a history of stealing cars and running away sneaked onto a plane bound for Texas, getting caught after flubbing an airport connection, officials said.

Christianist Left-Behind loons give marketing freebies to Windows users only!

Which, I suppose, is one reason for Mac users like me to thank The God(s) Of Our Choice, If Any, that we won't be pestered by aggressive proselytizers pushing lunatic theories. Here's the freebie:


Oh, and "English Only." So, no immmigrants?

I guess that goes without saying, actually. Read more about Christianist Left-Behind loons give marketing freebies to Windows users only!

Jury Rigging by Politics

Interesting list of Bad Thoughs & Opinions which will get you kicked out of the jury pool for the upcoming Scooter Libby perjury trial. Per NYT this morning:

The perjury trial of I. Lewis Libby Jr. began Tuesday with his lawyers trying to eliminate as jurors anyone who might have strongly negative feelings about the Bush administration in general and Vice President Dick Cheney in particular.

Snicker. Snort. Guffaw. Read more about Jury Rigging by Politics

Murder By Spreadsheet


The health "insurance" industry as it exists in this country needs to be abolished. We can't afford it and people are dying to keep it, and its wildly overpaid executives and shareholders, rich on the pain-wracked, debilitated bodies-and eventual corpses--of those denied healthcare for inability to pay. Or to put it in shorter terms, the American system amounts to Murder By Spreadsheet. Read more about Murder By Spreadsheet

Chaos is the plan, again

Things that only add up if chaos is, indeed, the plan.

Take this headline in the Times:
Hangings Fuel Sectarian Split Across Mideast

OK. On the one hand, apparently we can't force our own puppet state the sovreign Iraqi government not to rush Saddam's execution through on a Shiite religious holiday, and in a Dignified way.

On the other hand: Read more about Chaos is the plan, again


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