Wisconsin Recall Effort Limps, Cory Booker's Words Resonate, Europe Threatens World Economy: P.M. Links

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  • Cory Booker may be backing away from his criticism of the Obama campaign's attack on Bain Capital, but his words seem to have taken on a life of their own.
  • With polls showing their candidate between four and nine points back, Wisconsin Democrats are facing the likelihood that their once-vigorous campaign to unseat Governor Scott Walker is falling short.
  • The OECD sees the world economy growing by 3.4 percent this year — so long as Europe's financial woes don't turn into an international buzz-kill.
  • Staying classy, and perhaps a little sexually confused, an NYPD sergeant was recorded threatening to sexually assault a man who had illegally parked along a Brooklyn street.
  • A federal judge struck down a Utah law that would have restricted the Internet publication of material that is constitutionally protected, but might be deemed "harmful to minors." Such restrictions interfere with the First Amendment rights of adults, said the court.
  • After years of heavy spending to "stimulate" the economy, Japan has the highest debt-to-GDP ratio of any major economy, and a brand-new, two-level credit downgrade.
  • A new Quebec law intended to muzzle student protests has, not surprisingly, invigorated demonstrations. Before taking to the street against the law, students were ticked off about hikes to the province's lowest-in-the nation public-university tuition.
  • After the imposition of trade restrictions and currency controls, and the seizure of a foreign-owned oil company, Argentina's economy is, shockingly, starting to sputter.

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  1. BO, from the Booker article:

    My opponent, Gov. Romney ? his main calling card for why he thinks he should be president is his business experience. He’s not going out there touting his experience in Massachusetts

    Sort of like BO isn’t touting what he’s done as president, either (and is wise not to do so).

    When you’re president as opposed to the head of a private equity firm, your job is not simply to maximize profits. Your job is to figure out how everybody in the country has a fair shot.

    Nobody in the country has a fair shot when we’re running record deficits as far as the eye can see.

    1. Your job is to figure out how everybody in the country has a fair shot.

      Silly me, I thought the president’s job was to faithfully execute the laws of the Federal government.

      1. tarran, now what is the point of wearing the crown if you’re just going act all ‘limited’ and ‘in accordance with the laws of the land’.

        1. Bunga Bunga parties?

          1. Careful, now… don’t wanna get Tonya Dixon-Neely riled up again. She said you can be arrested for disrespecting Obama, after all, and she’s a teacher, and they’re always right.

            /snark.

            1. I’m not accusing Obama of having Bunga Bunga parties… I wouldn’t begrudge him from having them, though; apparently Michelle’s very strict about denying him access to anyone he might like more than her.

              I think he’s in it for the adulation. His collapse after reaching the pinnacle of politics and realizing he has a long, empty decline ahead of him is going to be awesome.

              1. I’ve been thinking this, too. I mean, after “President of the United States”, everything else is pretty much downhill from there for a politician. At least most ex-presidents are pretty old and don’t have to deal with it for long. Barack is only 50. He might live another 50 years, with good medical care, as a complete fizzled rocket.

                1. A person with a balanced mind could deal with it. They’d take up some hobby/cause, like starting and running a foundation trying to cure cancer or something.

                  The problem is that Obama has no skills and he’s an insecure narcissist. The job of President keeps him pretty busy, what with a chief of staff ensuring that his schedule is optimally filled.

                  But once he’s out of office? Nobody is going to be seeking him out like they were. He won’t have power, he won’t have skills, he won’t have connections.

                  He’ll be a loser with an entourage. Chewbacca will be bored with the loss of the glamorous vacations on the tax-payer tab, and the rude discovery of who her real friends are once she has no favors to dole out.

                  I don’t know if he’ll take to drink or women to dull the pain. But whatever he does is probably going to be really cringe-worthy.

      2. It used to be, but the president’s job has evolved.

      3. Its a living, breathing office he holds.

        1. The economy on the other hand…

          1. Is on forced respiration.

        2. Leaving for the day. I read “Its a living, breathing orrifice that he holds.”

  2. People cannot be prosecuted for posting content constitutionally protected for adults on generally-accessible websites, and are not required by law to label such content that they do post, U.S. District Judge Dee Benson held May 17.

    Keep your precious darlings off the fucking internet.

  3. Entitled Quebecois are acting entitled.

    1. Habs suck.

        1. …was transferred to Colorado.

          Then came the Senators…

          1. They can have them back.

    2. Entitled Quebecois are acting entitled.

      You can take the Frog out of the water, but you cannot take the water out of the Frog.

      I may have to revisit my Maritime Annihilation Project policy (PEI is still spared).

  4. Another story to file under ‘Duh!’

    Super lawyer Gloria Allred cares more about cameras than clients, according to the buxom banker who sued after getting canned by Citigroup, allegedly because her assets were a distraction to co-workers.

    1. Nice rack.

      1. She is titstacular.

        AND WE WONDER WHY THERE ARE NO FEMALE LIBERALTARDIANSS!!!AZZ!!111!wdoanb

        1. I happen to think it was germane to the story in this instance. I might get distracted if I were her coworker. I know anecdote != data, but…

        2. Wow, so you guys don’t think Gloria is too old eh?

          1. Ewww. SQUICK!

            1. I wouldn’t touch Allred with STEVE SMITH’s dick.

              1. Also… yowza on Allred’s former client. I’d risk putting an eye out on those.

              2. But inquiring minds (by which I mean mine, because you have forced me to go there!!) want to know if STEVE SMITH would touch her with STEVE SMITH’S dick.

                1. STEVE SMITH will touch anything with anything. The code of the rapequatch must be obeyed…

                  1. I think an Allred vs STEVE SMITH cage match would be pretty interesting.

                    1. There would be nothing left but a hairy carcass.

                    2. But who’s carcass? Allred’s or STEVE SMITH? I have to ask because they’re both hairy (I assume Allred doesn’t shave).

                    3. You’re a crafty one, Loki. I must keep an eye on you.

          2. It’s not that she’s too old…it’s just that the constant clacking of her cloven hooves and the ever present smell of brimstone is such a turn off!

        3. AND WE WONDER WHY THERE ARE NO FEMALE LIBERALTARDIANSS!!!AZZ!!111!wdoanb

          You must have missed my lamentations about bra shopping with Banjos last week. Seems those 34-DD’s have become 34-F’s and we are having a hard time finding her some bras as her breasts grow during pregnancy (but we resorted to a 36-DDD for the interim even though the band is a bit loose). All this, btw, while she is still wearing a size small bottom (before her belly starts to get the baby bump).

          I’ve got first world problems, I tells ya.

          1. Pics or it didn’t happen.

          2. *crickets*

            You hear that sound, sloop? Do ya?! That’s the sound of my heart bleeding buckets for you.

            I do pity poor Banjos lower back, however, the inertia challenges loom large.

          3. Tell her to go braless like Jean Harlow did.

    2. her employer tried to get her to “tape her breasts down”

      It was either that, or “tape his manhood down”.

    3. It seems to me that the problem is with the people who are incapable of performing their job if a nice set of tits is present and those people should have been fired. Unless she was doing something else more actively distracting. And assuming that that is actually why she was fired.

      1. I’m assuming a female boss, myself. Probably several other female coworkers who complained that men were always distracted around her (translation: paying more attention to her than them). But that would be based on my experience with female heavy cube farms.

        1. I’ve never worked with a lot of women. Which I should be glad of, from what I have heard (sorry ladies).

          1. I’ve never worked with a lot of women. Which I should be glad of, from what I have heard

            One of the first things I asked my girlfriend when we started hanging out was, “So, tell me about the women at work that you hate.”

            When I was in the Air Force, I worked in a shop that, in a bit of an anamoly for my field, had a large number of females assigned to it. All the airmen had essentially coalesced around 3 Queen Bees, who spared no effort in backstabbing each other and encouraging their little cliques to do the same.

            As soon as those women, and most of the rest, either left the Air Force or went to other duty stations and the shop became 90% male, all that childish behavior stopped really quick.

            1. That’s why I’m glad Aerospace Engineering is a male dominated field. The few women who do work in the industry tend to be just like you described: back-stabbing passive aggressive bitches.

              1. I haven’t had a female co-worker in my field in 3 years. And the company I’m with now has exactly zero women in the same job I’m in.

                Auctioneering and auction sales are thankfully almost exclusively male.

                1. So are you Darrell or Dave Hester? (Or are you really Jared and Banjos is Brandy?????)

            2. Come on now…

              I’ve been in the Army a long time; what you really mean is-

              ‘all that childish behavior stopped’ and was replaced with a whole new set of childish behavior (but probably a lot more fun)

      2. You don’t just drink them in. Its like looking at the sun. Quick, brief glimpes…

        1. See, that is reasonable. No one likes people who stare.

          1. Fuck that… Teh Male Gaze knows no time limitations.

            1. Which is why even a brief glimpse can be interpreted as othering.

              A friend of mine married a hot Bulgarian woman…yes, actually hot. The women their actually get insulted if you don’t stare. Makes me almost want to move to Bulgaria…almost.

              1. *there*

    4. “If I could turn back time, I would have not chosen Gloria Allred as my lawyer,” Lorenzana told the New York Daily News.

      Today I learned there was at least one person on this planet who was not aware that Gloria Allred is a media whore.

      1. Rocks, apparently, are still domiciles, Demonica Archiva.

      2. That is not fair to whores. Whores at least provide a service.

        1. Wait till they unionize, John. From what I understand, burlesque dancers now require a license to disrobe in some parts. Whore licensure cannot be far behind.

          1. There’s a great joke about that.

        2. Ah, but Gloria Allred represents whores as well.

      3. Why does anyone Gloria Allred represent taken seriously? At what point is Gloria Allred given the same credit as Orly Taitz?
        Hopefully soon.

    5. “I thought because she was a woman that she would really fight for me,” she said.

      HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! Here endeth the lesson.

    6. The newest client she has is claiming the same thing, but nowhere near as hot.

    7. THE URKOBOLD IS FAMILIAR WITH THIS CASE. ALLRED IS PUBLICITY-SEEKING FOOL, NO DOUBT, BUT SHE DROPPED THE CASE FOR A REASON. NO HOT WOMAN WITH BIG TITS HAS EVER BEEN FIRED, EXCEPT FOR REFUSING TO SHARE THE BIG TITS.

  5. Sometimes it’s best not to mess with grandma.

    Police said that when they arrived at Layne’s home in Bloomfield Township, she answered the door still holding the weapon and told officers she had just “murdered her grandson.”

    1. What do you mean you want milk with your cookies!? BLAM! BLAM!

  6. Biden says the Tea Party ruined it for everyone.

    “Imagine where we’d be if the Tea Party hadn’t taken control of the House of Representatives,” Biden said adding that they were “a group set on obstructionism.”

    1. Yeah just imagine it.

      1. Come for the checks, stay for the balances.

      2. Read the article, John. It affirms a prediction you made in a thread earlier.

        1. It better not say anything about U2 not sucking.

    2. judging from the continued rise in the debt and the absolute unwillingness to do anything about spending, Biden’s question kinda answers itself. It is only obstructionism if it actually obstructs things from happening. What did the TP stop?

      1. More importantly, somebody needs to ask Crazy Joe about the first two years where the Obama admin had a blank check to do whatever the hell they wanted.

        Obamacare…check.
        Stimulus…check.
        Auto bailout…check.

    3. Yep, before the Tea Party came along they were passing budgets fast and furious. Like, 10 a year in some cases.

    4. Is there any phrase so stupid that it will not pass through the lips of our esteemed VPOTUS?

  7. The kid who got into with the Obama loving teacher is speaking publicly. Someone needs to give this kid a medal.

    The North Carolina high school student who was berated by his teacher after he spoke critically of President Obama told Fox News on Monday that he wanted to “laugh” when he heard the teacher suggest he could be arrested for criticizing a sitting president.

    “Honestly, at the time I wanted to laugh at her, because I’ve been taught all my life that nobody can take your opinion,” Hunter Rogers said. He said he knew that it takes an actual threat against the president, not just criticism, to be arrested.

    Hunter Rogers and his mother Gina spoke to Fox News about the incident and the recording of the argument that later went viral on YouTube.

    “(The teacher) doesn’t want to hear anything but what she believes, and ? if you disagree, you get berated and put down,” Rogers said. “I just decided to finally get some proof of it.”


    http://www.nationalreview.com/…..-c-w-cooke

    1. And a razor. If you’re going on national TV, shave your little teenstache.

      1. His girlfriend may object to that.

        1. Because then he’d have less than her there?

          1. Biology FAIL!

          2. You guys are so mean. ;_; I am sure he’s proud as hell of that thing.

            I see this article says that the teacher was suspended. That’s something; the last thing I about this I read indicated that the principal said they were all just trying to move on from “the incident” and pretend like it never happened.

            1. Suspended with pay. What kind of punishment is that?

              1. Ask your average cop.

            2. I was proud of my lip fuzz, too. But looking at HS pics involving formal dress, I’m glad my dad told me I looked like a dumbass, objectively.

              1. Good man, that dad of yours Brett.

    2. Of course they had to have Idiot Carlson be the one to interview the kid and his mom. FFS I can’t stand that woman.

      1. Neither can I. For God sakes scrape off the top three inches of war paint, put away the peroxide and get a decent color job. She just looks like a clown. I can’t believe she was ever Miss America.

        1. She’s the daughter of a former Minnesota Governor, Arnie Carlson. He came to my office back and I must say, he was the greasiest Scandinavian I have ever met.

          1. back in the day

    3. how long before they expel him for camera phone use.

    4. He said he knew that it takes an actual threat against the president, not just criticism, to be arrested.

      Ah, youth.

    5. I saw that. Thought, woah, he would have fit perfectly into the bunch I ran with nearly thirty years ago.

    6. He said he knew that it takes an actual threat against the president, not just criticism, to be arrested.

      Let me be clear: I can have anyone who I deem a threat to National Security detained indefinitely. NDAA MOTHERFUCKERS!!!!

  8. This whining unemployed university graduate actually gets set straight in the comments

  9. http://thehill.com/blogs/pundi…..sq-content

    Warren’s claim to be an Indian is false but mythical so its okay.

    1. Holy crap:

      “But it is not a lie to want to be Indian and to imagine your ancestors were. It is to be free of Europeanism. Emerson saw the laggard Europeanism within the Yankee mind as a curse of the unformed American, living half in shadow. It would bring temptation unnatural to us raised free in the forest; fascism, as in Italy, Spain and German, and the perennial virus of French nihilism.”

      That’s why people are complaining about Warren – they’re fascists!

      1. It is something isn’t it?

        1. I am no longer a white person! All I have to do is think lovely thoughts! I had no idea!

          I AM NOW THE BLACKEST MAN YOU’LL EVER KNOW!

          1. If you can wish yourself black, does that mean you are free to drop the n-word all the time?

            1. Hell yes, nigger!

      2. But it is not a lie to want to be Indian and to imagine your ancestors were.

        Actually, it is a lie.

        Jus’ sayin’

        1. Nobody ever wants to my appropriate my native culture of Suburban American. Why is that?

          1. Nobody ever wants to my appropriate my native culture of Suburban American. Why is that?

            Spend some time in one of those new “gated communities” in China and you’ll be disabused of that notion.

            1. Ahh, they’re just making a poorly contructed knock-off. That’s not appropriation, that’s imitation.

              1. Just like Warren’s crab dip.

          2. Duh – nobody brags about playing a game at the lowest difficulty setting.

            1. Screw that. I want GODMODE.

      3. It would bring temptation unnatural to us raised free in the forest

        Fuckers were planting hatchets in each other’s skulls. Free maybe, innocent no way.

        1. LOL. I bet this person thinks they gamboled freely also.

      4. By the way, it’s great that the author of that crap lives near me so I can take a quick drive over and punch him in the face. However, I would feel bad about doing that because he is bat-shit insane.

        1. You would also be arrested for assaulting the King of Siam, which I believe Bernie has declared himself as.

      5. To be free of Europeanism should start with being free of Keynes. Then Marx.

        After that, I’d even be willing to let go of von Mises.

      6. Will this work in Massachusetts? Are they that far gone?

        1. Sort of.

          Warren is probably toast. Outside of I-495 she’s being laughed at.

          The people who buy the excuse were going to vote for her anyway and would accept any rationalization, no matter how silly, to hand-wave away the issue… I’ll bet if the Warren campaign put out an explanation where aliens from Omicron Persei 9 played a major role, it would satisfy the latest group just as well.

      7. It would bring temptation unnatural to us raised free in the forest

        I didn’t click the link. Was this written by Jason Godesky?

    2. That is some grade A stupid.

  10. So – nothing but “dog bites man” stories today, eh?

  11. http://dailycaller.com/2012/05…..s-mailbox/

    Obama backer and former CNN exec puts dog poop in gay couple’s mailbox

    1. I just can’t imagine ever having the urge to do something like this. To anyone. For any reason.

      1. I certainly can. But I would never think of placing the dog shit in a nice tidy little plastic bag before I shoved it in the mailbox. Sort of defeats the point, doesn’t it?

        1. Both of you did it wrong. For the full affect, this requires a technique pioneered by Dimitri Molotov.

          1. Back when I was a juvenile delinquent we used pint containers of cottage cheese + cherry bombs. A dog shit bomb? Brilliant; wish I’d thought of it.

            1. I’ll be expecting my royalties then. (shines monocle)

              1. OK. They’ll be in your mailbox.

                1. You sir, have won yourself ten shiny internetz! Well done. (You owe me another monitor, BTW. And possibly a set of scrubs.)

                  Well done!

            2. Groovus is not a Candian as rumored. He’s Spider Jerusalem with an ebola bomb waiting for your ass under the toilet.

        2. Maybe he could use the same excuse as the dung-on-the-Virgin-Mary “artist:” In some African cultures, putting poop in your neighbor’s mailbox is a sign of respect.

      2. I guess it is the Neutral Good in me. If I were a smidge more Chaotic, then sure.

  12. Since the protests started in February, unions, separatists and anarchists have joined the movement, as well as some celebrities.

    The anarchists joined up? The separatists? I hope the unions and celebs know what they’re in for.

    1. I think they mean the anti-globalization “anarchists”, not anarchists. Probably because it will be the first time in history they are less disruptive to the purported goals of the movement than another faction (the separtists).

  13. Two weeks from Election Day, Democrats face the real prospect of defeat: The last three public polls of the race show the first-term Republican up between 4 and 9 points. Local Democrats are seething that the national party has been MIA from their recall effort.

    The national party wisely recognized it couldn’t let the stink of yet another failure get on them.

    1. A dreadful thought has persisted in the back of my mind ever since the first defeat of the unions vs Scott Walker. That has been a nagging fear for Walker’s life. This union as with most of them contains no shortage of serious thugs. Combine that with repeated defeats capped by their impending defeat in the recall election and you have a combination of thuggishness, humiliation and disempowerment – and this is always a very dangerous condition.

      1. No, old school industrial unions have the thugs. A teacher’s union? Maybe a few gym rats at best.

        1. Teachers are married to burly union goons of a different flavor. Birds…feathers, etc.

        2. The effort – and fervor – against him has been pan-union.

  14. Woman gets two life terms for raping infant daughter. Stories like this are why some libertarians are ambivalent with regard to the death penalty.

    1. Well she still has some tough competition for the Mother of the Year award.

    2. Her attorneys were arguing for probation.

      1. Her attorneys were arguing for probation.

        Yep. Something about how she felt compelled to go along with it due to a morbid fear of rejection. I know everyone is entitled to a defense, but had I been oneof her attorneys, I’d have had a hard time lookin myself in the mirror after making that argument.

        1. I would have made it. The only problem is that I would have burst out laughing in the middle of it.

          1. I would have made it. The only problem is that I would have burst out laughing in the middle of it.

            I wonder how I’d comport myself simply sitting across a table from someone like this, to say nothing of crafting a defense on her behalf. I’ve never knowingly interacted with someone like this.

    3. If she and her accomplice get beaten to death in prison by inmates who were sexually abused as children, I’d be okay with it.

      1. or any inmate.

        1. or any inmate.

          Yeah, but the ones who’s suffered that sort of abuse would be more, shall we say, creative in how they dealt out the punishment.

    4. Some days I rant and rave about how a civilized society shouldn’t be so barbaric as to kill its own citizens, no matter the crime.

      And there are times where I think someone like this woman should have just had one put in the neck on the spot. Just taken out back and put down immediately.

      1. My own feeling is that homo sap. != human. Oh, if you are born h. sapiens, you should be given the benefit of the doubt, but behavior like this… inhuman.

        1. Once again, the Bene Gesserits wisdom of the gom jabbar is vindicated.

      2. And there are times where I think someone like this woman should have just had one put in the neck on the spot.

        No matter how principled and reasoned your stance against capital punishment, every once in a while, a story comes along that elicits that very reaction. Especially when kids are involved. It’s a very atavistic reaction, but there’s just something in our DNA that makes us bristle at the notion of a child being harmed.

      3. and if you look at the death penalty, it is for the worst of the worst and, even then, it takes a long time to actually do it. Took 10 years for Ted Bundy. Other inmates moved the Jeffrey Dahmer execution up on their own. As someone else pointed out, regular jail population might be worse than death row for this woman.

        1. Well, the worst of the worst, plus any black people who are legally eligible.

          1. if you add it up, a lot more whites than blacks have met the executioner. And overwhelmingly, the victims have also been white. Stop relying on false talking points.

    5. I’m still pretty firmly anti-death penalty, but sometimes I do entertain the idea that mental disorders ought to be aggravating factors in sentencing, not mitigating. If you’ve got something wrong with your brain that makes you mire likely to rape your infant daughter, murder people, or other evil acts, then isn’t that more reason to put you away forever?

      1. Some people are just broken, and you can’t fix them. Call it mental illness, call it evil, whatever. They can’t be trusted around the rest of us. So you either lock them in a cage forever or you kill them. There’s not any other good options.

        1. Relevant:

          Interview with man who decapitated Greyhound passenger

          Why did you do what you did on the bus?

          I bought a knife at Canadian Tire. I bought it for any emergency for the journey to protect myself from the aliens.

          I was really scared. I remember cutting off his head. I believed he was an alien.

          The voices told me to kill him. That he would kill me or others. I do not believe this now. It was totally wrong. It was my fault. I sinned. But it was the schizophrenia.

          1. “The voices told me to kill him. That he would kill me or others. I do not believe this now. It was totally wrong. It was my fault. I sinned. But it was the schizophrenia.”

            Yep, broken beyond repair.

            Even if we can accept the idea that mental illness was to blame here, can we accept the idea of a guy like this ever moving freely in society again?

            1. Nope. I get there is a lack of culpability on his part, but that doesn’t mean he gets to wander about unescorted. You blew that chance, buddy, and there’s no coming back from it.

              1. I get there is a lack of culpability on his part, but that doesn’t mean he gets to wander about unescorted.

                Yep. Hell, one more “voice” followed by a quick trip to Pampered Chef, and we get to go through the whole rigamorale again.

                No thanks, this guy need to go away for all day. I could sleep well knowing he’s someplace where he’s receiving treatment, but he’ll never be “rehabilitated” enough to live free again.

                1. The voices told me to kill him. That he would kill me or others. I do not believe this now. It was totally wrong. It was my fault. I sinned. But it was the schizophrenia.

                  He shouldn’t have done that, he’s just a boy.

        2. Heavy doses of opiates.

    6. Vanvlerah carved her nickname for the man, “Lord Nikon,” into her skin at his request, the prosecutor said, but drew the line at one of his suggestions involving bestiality.

      That is one horrible story. No need to eat for a while.

      1. Yep, baby raping was cool, but no dogs. At least she has standards.

    7. Meh, I’ll continue to oppose the government’s use of deadly force.

      These people are complete shit. The little girl will need a lot of love and care. I choose to focus on her instead of the pig rapists.

      1. Yeah, focusing on revenge or retribution helps no one. Lock them up and forget about them and hopefully someone will be there to help the little girl have a decent life.

      2. Meh, I’ll continue to oppose the government’s use of deadly force.

        After all’s said and done, I’m with you on that. Lock them away forever, and society derives the same benefit as if they’d gotten the needle.

        But yeah, these people should have zero chance of ever breathing free air again.

    8. But assistant prosecutor Kathi Alizadeh disputed the diagnosis, pointing out that Vanvlerah exercised free will in electronic communications with another man. Vanvlerah carved her nickname for the man, “Lord Nikon,” into her skin at his request, the prosecutor said, but drew the line at one of his suggestions involving bestiality.

      Alizadeh said police learned that Vanvlerah and another man, from Avon, Mo., exchanged child porn and discussed plans for him to come to St. Louis to have sex with the infant, but it was never acted upon.

      In 2008, when Vanvlerah was 18, a woman obtained a court order of protection against her, accusing her of seducing and having sex with the woman’s 16-year-old autistic son. Alizadeh said it resulted in Vanvlerah’s pregnancy.

      Holy fuck! It’s like one of those arcane rituals to summon Yog-Sothoth!

      1. Holy fuck! It’s like one of those arcane rituals to summon Yog-Sothoth!

        Flipping through my dogeared copy of De Vermis Mysteriis, on page 27, it clearly states that Yoggy prefers to shoot with Canon.

        1. I laughed. Oh God, why did I laugh?

        2. You are wrong for that. But I laughed, so I guess I am, too.

          1. You are wrong for that. But I laughed, so I guess I am, too.

            Looking back, I’m thinking “The Yogmeister” would’ve been funnier, but hindsight and all that.

      2. Holy fuck! It’s like one of those arcane rituals to summon Yog-Sothoth! Jerry Springer.

        FIFY!


    9. Vanvlerah was arrested in 2010 following the arrest of 49-year-old Kenneth Kyle, a California State University East Bay professor

      The dude was a fucking college professor. I wonder how many of his students pegged him as a deviant piece of child molesting shit.

      And yes, I believe the death penalty would be the only appropriate sentence for both of these assholes.

  15. Biden: Romney’s past in private equity doesn’t qualify him to be President, much less plumber

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/…..story.html

    As opposed to writing a couple autobiographies and working as a “community organizer”, I suppose.

    1. I would take any random plumber over what we have.

      1. Plumbers have to plan ahead and think critically. They’re massively overqualified to be president.

        1. +10

          1. “But a President…Well, why not shoot a President?”

            1. “One generation of imbeciles is enough…”

            2. Second best line of that flick.

        2. Plumbers have to plan ahead and think critically. They’re massively overqualified to be president.

          That, and they provide a useful service, only when asked, and at an agreed-upon price.

          1. I’d vote for a plumber/call girl ticket based on that description.

    2. Besides, the Republicans don’t have a known plagarist to run as Veep.

    3. Well, duh. Being a plumber takes some actual skills and training.

    4. so now Joe’s insulting plumbers? You just make up people like him.

      1. Aw, leave poor Joe alone. The only thing he knows about plumbers is that they can get really big, smash bricks with their bare hands, stomp on turtles and shoot fireballs if they pick a flower.

        1. Forgot about eating a mushroom.

  16. “It is extremely important that individuals in the state of California do not own assault weapons. I mean that is just so crystal clear, there is no debate, no discussion,” said Yee.

    Where else but California?

    So, I wasn’t aware of this. I just recently, in Canada even, purchased a Ruger 10/22 with a 25 round removable magazine… and this would be illegal in California? Seriously?

    1. 25 rounds!?! What do you need that many for!? Looking to kill a preschool class or something?!

      1. 25, that’s nothing. I can order a 100 round magazine for a 10/22 over the internet right now. Or a really hilarious looking 50 round magazine for a 1911.

        1. I really want one of those snail drum mags, even though everybody I know says they are less than reliable.

          Because, shit, 50 round drum, man.

          1. I really want one of those snail drum mags, even though everybody I know says they are less than reliable.

            I had a 30-round detachable magazine for my old SKS. The idea was great, and it sure looked cool, but clearing a jam (failures to feed, IIRC) at least twice per magazine got to be old.

      2. Sarcasm font fail. I have a couple banana clips for my 10/22 as well…and my AK-47…

    2. “I mean that is just so crystal clear, there is no debate, no discussion,”

      you could apply that exact statement to virtually anything the left believes.

    3. That’s why California doesn’t have any gun crime.

  17. “Here they are plucking sound bites out of that interview to manipulate them in a cynical manner, to use them for their own purposes .. I’m very upset that I’m being used by the GOP this way,” Booker said.

    Dude isn’t that naive.

    1. Cut him some slack. Like many a pretty face in film, he thought he could make it on talent alone. This week he learned that no matter how talented you are, sometimes you have to earn your next part on your knees in film and politics.

      1. sorry, but Cory got caught telling a malicious truth. And in a friendly forum like Meet the Press, too. Any governor in NY or NJ would be okay with capital guys because, when their bets work, it’s good times. This whining is unseemly, even for a Mayor.

        1. I’m just saying, everybody sounds like a bitch a couple days after they find out the next promotion involves sucking dick at least once.

  18. http://www.foreignpolicy.com/a…..ew_jihadis

    From the OP:

    “Whether or not JN was involved in the Damascus attack, the organization has become a real force in recent weeks — and one that threatens to undermine the Free Syrian Army (FSA), the loose network of defectors and local militia fighting the government. Its main goals are to awaken Muslims to the atrocities of the Assad regime, and eventually take control of the state and implement its narrow and puritanical interpretation of Islamic law.”

    Wait, lemme go put on my shocked face as yet another “pro-democracy” movement in the Middle East gets taken over by psychopaths.

    1. It is their own damned fault. If the people of the middle east are too stupid to stand up for themselves and stop these lunatics, then they get what they deserve.

      1. Not that simple when you’ve lived with those rules all your life, and when you’re swamped with people who have convinced themselves that modernity = colonialism or somesuch. Iraq’s secular party is supported by ~1/5th of the population, and is hated by everyone else. It’s a tough situation, not made any better by policymakers’ abysmal ignorance and promotion of populist democracy uber alles.

    1. “And boyfriends… well, let’s just say I’ve been single since the start of 2011. Not many guys are comfortable with watching their girlfriend disappear off for weeks at a time on what can sometimes sound like an extended stag (sorry – bachelor) party.”

      I think I’ll send her an email.

      1. No sexist.

  19. Scott Brown has moved ahead of Fauxcahontas on Intrade.

  20. Weird, I’ve looked at the positions of both Scott Walker and Scott Brown and would never vote for them, but they are running against such assholes that I can’t help but strongly root for them.

    1. I, myself, appreciate and share this conundrum.

    2. Yep. As I’ve noted to a friend that liberals suffer from such widespread derangement syndrome, my natural urge to counter absurd and untrue statements puts me in the uncomfortable position of defending people I’d rather have nothing to do with.

  21. I promised it this morning, and though a bit late, coming to the stage next for you ladies:

    I don’t know his name

  22. This could actually be good news. Hell, it would be great if they outlawed it just in Seattle. Those goons shouldn’t even be allowed to walk around with flashlights.

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