Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Depth Of Irrelevance*

Paris Hilton has crawled her way to the depth of irrelevance by posing for and splashing pictures of her naked boobs across the Internet courtesy of News Of The World. Despite all of daddy’s and grandpa’s money, Paris can’t seem … Continue reading

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American Entrepreneurial Ingenuity: Artisanal Pencil Sharpening

Former clip-art comic book author David Rees has launched an internet service sharpening pencils.  His Artisanal Pencil Sharpening service rivals any indulgence that can be found in the Nieman Marcus catalog for both its affordable price and its exclusive cachet. … Continue reading

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Breitbart vs Sherrod – Character Assassination Of The Worst Type

  Cartoon: Pat Bagley The lack of ethics and perversions of far right demagogues in the media (Roger Ailes, Bill O’Reilly, Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, et al) have no limits, making them astounding aberrations in the eyes of reasonable, educated … Continue reading

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Backyard Afternoon

July 20, 2010, images from my backyard (click on any image to enlarge).

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Whale Fights Back

“I’M AS MAD AS HELL, AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS ANYMORE!” -Howard Beal (“Network”)   Actual incident (Photo: Universal News & Support) The Guardian is reporting that a Southern Right Whale may have finally had enough and retaliated … Continue reading

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Clueless Loser File: Jesse Thornhill

  This young man was bound to get his mug plastered on the Internet, however, not for the obvious reason.  Everything would have been fine, Jesse Thornhill would have just continued living his non-descript,  boring life, were it not for … Continue reading

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Pentagon Gay Survey: Don’t Know, Don’t Care

The Pentagon continues to fumble in their handling of their survey distributed to 400,000 service members regarding their perceptions of the impact of gay persons in military service.  Or is is just continued institutional homophobia on the part of elements … Continue reading

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