Gun-loving police chief adjusts his tin foil hat, then uses image of ‘libtard’ town official for target practice

August 28, 2013
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Gun-loving police chief adjusts his tin foil hat, then uses image of ‘libtard’ town official for target practice

Gilberton Police Chief Mark Kessler was suspended, and has one week left before being reinstated, but it appears he’s not trying very hard to mend fences. In a video the derpy chief uploaded, he introduces his ‘little friend’ — I wonder what movie he took that from — which is his weapon. So Mark took…

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Elderly man caring for cat after the kitty was found hanged in a tree and set on fire

August 27, 2013
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Elderly man caring for cat after the kitty was found hanged in a tree and set on fire

One man is nursing a cat back to health after police say the kitty had been hanged from a tree and set on fire. Bob Rowell said he named her Hope because , “Just looking at her and saying I hope she is OK and I said that’s a good name for her.” Rowell found the…

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Michigan GOP-led Senate Changes Course, Passes Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion

August 27, 2013
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Michigan GOP-led Senate Changes Course, Passes Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion

In a dramatic turn of events, the Michigan Senate voted Tuesday to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, extending health coverage to more than 400,000 low-income residents, but not without a little legislative drama first, TPM reports. The GOP-controlled chamber approved the bill by a 20-18 vote at about 8 p.m. Tuesday after being…

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Fox News’ ratings lowest since 2001, younger viewers abandoning ship

August 27, 2013
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Fox News’ ratings lowest since 2001, younger viewers abandoning ship

Fox News remains on top in cable news ratings but the network has taken a dive. Splat. TV Newser reports, “The network declined across the board year-over-year and posted its lowest ratings in the A25-54 demographic since August 2001 in both total day and primetime.” Younger viewers are abandoning ship which likely explains the shift…

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Judge gives former teacher a 30 day sentence for raping 14 year-old student who later committed suicide

August 27, 2013
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Judge gives former teacher a 30 day sentence for raping 14 year-old student who later committed suicide

In Yellowstone County, Montana, a district judge Monday ordered former Senior High teacher Stacey Dean Rambold, who was convicted of raping a 14-year-old female student who later committed suicide to spend 30 days in jail. Yes, you read that right. Judge G. Todd Baugh sentenced Rambold to 15 years in prison, with all but 31 days…

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Crazy old man rambles incoherently, says gay people have special rings to cut people with, give them AIDS

August 27, 2013
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Crazy old man rambles incoherently, says gay people have special rings to cut people with, give them AIDS

Pat Robertson on the 700 Club told co-host Terry Meeuwsen that gay men in cities like San Francisco attempt to spread HIV/AIDS to others by cutting them with a special ring when shaking hands. Right Wing Watch reports, “However, one could not hear Robertson make the remarks on the episode his Christian Broadcasting Network posted online,…

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Please Give to The Dana Farber Cancer Institute Telethon

August 27, 2013
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Please Give to The Dana Farber Cancer Institute Telethon

I thank you for interest in and comments made about my columns posted at FreakoutNation. One way to show your appreciation for the efforts made by FON is to make a donation to the annual Dana Farber Cancer Institute’s Radio and Television telethon. For 2 days every year, the television station, New England Sports Network…

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Armed Man Waiting for a Raccoon Accidentally Shoots Himself While Sneezing

August 27, 2013
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Armed Man Waiting for a Raccoon Accidentally Shoots Himself While Sneezing

Police in Connecticut say that an 81-year-old man who was waiting with a rifle to shoot a raccoon accidentally shot himself after sneezing and falling from a chair. According to New Haven police, James Pace Sr. shot himself in the shin at his home Saturday night. NBC reports, “Pace told authorities that a raccoon had…

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Fox Hosts mansplain that women should pay more for insurance because of they have “uteri, ovaries and breasts”

August 27, 2013
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Fox Hosts mansplain that women should pay more for insurance because of they have “uteri, ovaries and breasts”

On Fox & Friends the hosts, joined by Dr. David Samadi, discussed women’s health care and insurance while inadvertently displaying that there is indeed a War on Women, and Obamacare is far better than relying on insurance companies to do the right thing. The following dialogue even took Gretchen Carlson aback as the other two…

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A vile, disgusting thing happened on Fox News that will make you scream for eye and ear bleach

August 27, 2013
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A vile, disgusting thing happened on Fox News that will make you scream for eye and ear bleach

There is no lower level one could sink than the depths Fox News contributor Laura Ingraham sank to while attacking speakers at the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr’s “I have a Dream Speech.” Purely for dramatic purposes, at one point Ingraham used the sound of a gunshot to cut off a sound bite…

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Images: What dogs do on National Dog Day because they can

August 26, 2013
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Images: What dogs do on National Dog Day because they can

Today is National Dog Day and doggies everywhere enjoyed the day in only the way a canine can. I may or may not be making some of all of this up. Some dogs stood around looking really important.                         Some of them went incognito.…

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Group calls for hurricanes to be named after politicians who deny climate change

August 26, 2013
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Group calls for hurricanes to be named after politicians who deny climate change

The environmental advocacy group 350.org is petitioning the World Meteorological Organization to name hurricanes after politicians who are skeptical or dismissive of manmade climate change, the Washington Post reports.  The environmental advocacy group 350.org is petitioning the World Meteorological Organization to name hurricanes after scientifically unaware politicians who are skeptical that climate change is manmade.…

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Watch: Gov Scott Walker’s Capitol police violently tackle a man for filming the protest

August 26, 2013
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Watch: Gov Scott Walker’s Capitol police violently tackle a man for filming the protest

During the sing-along protest, Christopher J. Terrell sat down and was approached by police. While cuffing him, his brother Damon Terrell was pinned by officers after he tried to back away, ending in a violent wrestling match that lasted about 30 seconds or so. From the video made by protesters of the arrest, it’s not clear…

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Video: Colin Powell Gettin’ Funky To ‘Get Lucky’ by Daft Punk

August 26, 2013
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Video: Colin Powell Gettin’ Funky To ‘Get Lucky’ by Daft Punk

It’s not everyday you get to see a retired 4 Star General shaking his groove thang on the dance floor but Colin Powell got onstage with Jamie Foxx at the Apollo in the Hamptons event on Saturday. Powell joined Foxx and Pharrell Williams onstage as they performed “Get Lucky” by Daft Punk, which Williams recorded…

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Rand Paul: Water is not a right, giving water to others is servitude

August 26, 2013
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Rand Paul: Water is not a right, giving water to others is servitude

Rand Paul has made some mind boggling statements and this one is no different. The Kentucky Republican gave a speech which was followed by a Q&A with medical students at the University of Louisville. Paul was asked whether health care is a commodity or not. National Review reports, “There’s a philosophic debate which often gets me…

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