Man accidentally shoots himself, tries to falsely blame a hoodie wearing ‘gang’

August 30, 2013
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Man accidentally shoots himself, tries to falsely blame a hoodie wearing ‘gang’

A Connecticut man claimed he was the victim of a shooting by a hoodie wearing gang, but after police scrutinized his version of events, he finally revealed that he shot himself with a loaded gun which was tucked in his waistband while out bicycling. 22 year-old Wendell Docteur on Thursday was charged with making a false…

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Ted Cruz’s Dad rants about Obamacare, “They can take our lives, our fortunes, but they cannot take our honor!”

August 30, 2013
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Ted Cruz’s Dad rants about Obamacare, “They can take our lives, our fortunes, but they cannot take our honor!”

On Thursday,  Rafael Cruz, the father of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), told a crowd that “they may take our lives,” but “they cannot take our honor.” Mr. Cruz apparently speaks for his son,  because his son is incapable of speaking for himself. At a town hall in Wilmington, Delaware sponsored by Heritage Action, Rafael Cruz…

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Bill O’Reilly apologizes for pulling a false statement out of his ass and presenting it as factual

August 30, 2013
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Bill O’Reilly apologizes for pulling a false statement out of his ass and presenting it as factual

Fox host Bill O’Reilly apologized Thursday night for his comments about the 50th anniversary celebrations of the March on Washington. The problem is, Republicans have already bought the allegation hook line and sinker and so, the non-factual statement became fact in the minds of right wing authors, commenters, news outlets, etc. O’Reilly said that no Republicans were invited…

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Gov Scott Walker asks to have unfavorable news of him deleted for your freedoms and stuff

August 30, 2013
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Gov Scott Walker asks to have unfavorable news of him deleted for your freedoms and stuff

Gov Scott Walker is not only trying to rewrite his campaign promise — which was the very foundation of his campaign — to create at least 250,000 jobs for the State of Wisconsin, but he’s also trying to magically disappear his vow. In response to reporters who asked if he was backtracking on his 2010…

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Move over Stephen Colbert, Celine Dion dances to ‘Get Lucky’ by Daft Punk

August 30, 2013
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Move over Stephen Colbert, Celine Dion dances to ‘Get Lucky’ by Daft Punk

Not to be outdone, legendary Canadian diva Celine Dion has responded to Stephen Colbert’s “Get Lucky” video.

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Ted Nugent’s wife arrested at airport with a gun in her carry-on luggage

August 29, 2013
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Ted Nugent’s wife arrested at airport with a gun in her carry-on luggage

The wife of singer, draft dodger and pants crapper, Ted Nugent was arrested Thursday afternoon after security found a gun in her carry-on luggage at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. According to her attorney it was an ‘honest mistake.’ Don’t we all forget about guns we have packed in our luggage? Dallas News reports, “Airport spokesman…

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Republican state senator accidentally shoots teacher with a rubber bullet during gun safety training

August 29, 2013
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Republican state senator accidentally shoots teacher with a rubber bullet during gun safety training

It’s gun news day.  State Senator Jeremy Hutchinson, R-Benton, is interested in delving into whether state law allows school districts to make decisions on school safety. If a legal avenue does not exist, he hopes the Legislature will change the law, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports. But there have been a few hurdles, namely when Hutchinson…

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Man tries to smuggle marijuana into a Jail by launching a weed-packing arrow, claims he was “hunting squirrels”

August 29, 2013
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Man tries to smuggle marijuana into a Jail by launching a weed-packing arrow, claims he was “hunting squirrels”

A Washington man was arrested this week after he fired a marijuana wrapped arrow at the Whatcom County Jail second floor exercise area used by inmates. A sheriff’s office employee noticed a man getting out of a red truck, carrying a bow and arrow. After he was seen launching an arrow towards the jail, the individual…

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Saving “Exotic”animals from stupid human animals

August 29, 2013
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Saving “Exotic”animals from stupid human animals

    Anthropocentrism and Human Exceptionalism – the unfounded belief that human animals are “above” all other life to include but not limited to animals, plants, fungi, bacteria, viruses….   …. that humankind is the most important and central factor in the universe or assuming that humans are the “final aim” of the universe; viewing everything in…

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Laura Ingraham defends gunfire sound effect during Rep John Lewis’ speech, says she was just having ‘fun’

August 29, 2013
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Laura Ingraham defends gunfire sound effect during Rep John Lewis’ speech, says she was just having ‘fun’

Laura Ingraham defended her using gunfire sound effects during civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis’ speech on her radio show, claiming it was “fun” and “teasing,” after receiving heavy criticism. She blamed the left. In her response, Ingraham explained that the sound was not of a gunshot but instead a “blow up effect,” and then claimed…

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Conservative talk show host: Trayvon Martin deserved to die and so does ‘that f*ggot’ Dan Savage too

August 29, 2013
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Conservative talk show host: Trayvon Martin deserved to die and so does ‘that f*ggot’ Dan Savage too

This week as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King’s ‘I have a Dream’ speech, Conservative talk show host Stan Solomon claims President Obama is fomenting a race war in order to murder white, Christian heterosexuals. Solomon was hosting a special “Race In America” program to commemorate the March on Washington. Right Wing…

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The Stupid Burns: Gov. Scott Walker blames Syrian unrest for lack of jobs in Wisconsin

August 29, 2013
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The Stupid Burns: Gov. Scott Walker blames Syrian unrest for lack of jobs in Wisconsin

Oh no, Governor Scott Walker is saying stuff again. The Wisconsin Republican weighed in on Syria, and somehow, someway, clumsily explained that unrest in the middle east is to blame for the lack of job creation in his state. Walker has been vigorously trying to rewrite his campaign promise to create at least 250,000 jobs…

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Shellie Zimmerman contemplating whether to remain married to George

August 29, 2013
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Shellie Zimmerman contemplating whether to remain married to George

George Zimmerman’s wife she’s going to have to “think about” whether she stays married to husband. Shellie Zimmerman made the comments on ABC after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor perjury charge for lying during a bail hearing following her husband’s arrest for shooting  17-year-old Trayvon Martin in February 2012. Shellie said that George Zimmerman ‘has beaten…

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N.C. Republicans drew more boos from an audience than Miley Cyrus’ VMA performance

August 29, 2013
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N.C. Republicans drew more boos from an audience than Miley Cyrus’ VMA performance

North Carolina lawmakers sparred with each other and their audience Wednesday night over the new voting law and education spending. The four Republicans on the panel often found themselves on the defensive before a sometimes raucous audience at Central Piedmont Community College, the Charlotte Observer reports.  Collins, the host of “Charlotte Talks” on WFAE, posed a…

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Immigration Nation

August 29, 2013
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Immigration Nation

My grandfather, Michael Anthony Urbano, for whom I am named, came to the United States from Sicily, not knowing a word of English. He, like countless others, heard that the streets were paved with gold and that anyone could become successful, if they worked hard enough and took advantage of the opportunities available. He arrived…

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