Cannibal Cop, California Taxocalypse Looms, Powell Endorses Obama: P.M. Links

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  • "A little bit of Monica with some wine, a little bit of Erica as a side… ."

    Well, Dexter has a plot for next season: FBI agents have charged a NYPD cop with plotting to kidnap, cook and eat more than 100 women.

  • California's fiscal desperation is palpable. In addition to the state tax increase proposals on the November ballot, there are 230 municipal votes to try to increase revenue through increasing taxes or selling bonds.
  • Speaking of terrible things about California, did you know that state legislators in California can change their votes on a bill after the outcome has been finalized, as long as it doesn't alter whether the vote would have passed or failed? Something to keep in mind when trying to assess a legislator's performance.
  • The guys behind the effort to build a working gun through the use of a 3d printer are back at work, this time with the support of an unidentified defense firm.
  • The man who walked into anti-gay activist group Family Research Council's D.C. office and shot a security guard has been indicted on terrorism charges.
  • Gen. Colin Powell has again endorsed President Barack Obama, prompting an angry response from Sen. John McCain, obviously still smarting about losing out in 2008.
  • Police in Fort Worth will actually get training on dealing with dogs after a high-profile Border Collie shooting.

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  1. NYPD “Cannibal Corps” Officer Planned to Cook, Eat Women, Targeted Them Using Crime Victim Database

    1. Uh. Top link.

      1. Their link doesn’t have a kickass deathmetal pun.

        1. True. Seems from the story like he should have started with his wife.

        2. I did my best for it in the comments.

          You know, as much as I’d like to think this pig’s goose is cooked, we all know how the double standard works. I wouldn’t be surprised if, after a little grilling, they just put the case on the back burner and garnish his wages. It would be rare to see a cop fry for this sort of thing, but if they do pull it off — well done!

          1. *golf clap*

  2. Well, Dexter has a plot for next season: FBI agents have charged a NYPD cop with plotting to kidnap, cook and eat more than 100 women.

    He just wasn’t properly trained. And first!

    1. WRONG!

      1. He was properly trained?

  3. charged a NYPD cop with plotting to kidnap, cook and eat more than 100 women.

    You’re under arrest under suspicion of being delicious.

  4. ‘Lance Armstrong is a bully. I could not let him win,’ says whistle-blower Betsy Andreu

    1. Lance Armstrong denounced in spite of being a man who defeated cancer and went on to succeed in life. Betsy Andreu hailed as hero around the country for calling out “bullies”.

      Up is down, black is white (no racist), a tomato is back to being a vegetable. The truths you know are lies!

      1. The people persecuting Armstrong are trying really hard to start a rumor that he gave himself cancer with all the PED’s.

        1. I always considered that a possibility and that he went clean after the cancer.

          Without a positive drug test of a confession, Im sticking with that.

    2. I can’t understand how anyone can look at the Lance Armstrong story and not conclude that steroids are awesome and more people should take them.

      If steroids can make a cancer victim a world-class athlete, what can they do for you?

      That’s what the steroids ads in Libertopia would say.

      1. Do you remember the SNL “no drugs banned” olympics sketch?

        1. And, he’s pulled his arms off! That’s gotta be a disappointment for the big Russian.

  5. Police in Fort Worth will actually get training on dealing with dogs after a high-profile Border Collie shooting.

    They fucking shot Lassie? Who ever heard of a vicious border collie?

    1. Lassie was just a regular collie.

      1. Lassie was not a regular collie. She was actually a male collie.

        1. Trans- collie?

        2. My German Shepherd and Lassie shared the same veterinarians.

        3. “Lassie was not a regular collie. She was actually a male collie.”

          Which means she’s a regular collie.

          Unless you think there’s something irregular about collies having males in the breed…

          / pointing out that OM is dumb

      2. Well, shit. Border collies are the other ones? Whatever. My point is that neither border nor normal collies have ever roamed the streets terrorizing neighborhoods.

        1. Border collies can often be identified by their owners unimaginative name for them. Bandit is your typical border collie. Lassie is your typical collie. Goldie is your average Golden Retriever. Spot is typical with Beagles (or Snoopy). Spud for American Bull Terriers. Nannok or anything ending in ‘kita’ for Siberian Huskies. Etc. you get the idea. So to reference a Border Collie, think of a “Bandit” and make sure there is a red bandana around his collar.

      3. Weren’t there 8 Lassies?

        1. OK, Lassie was 8 regular collies. All sticthed together.

          1. A male collie dressed in a female collie suit made of seven fatty girl collies. Pretty much the Buffalo Bill of collies.

          2. FrankenLassie

          3. Re: db,

            OK, Lassie was 8 regular collies. All sticthed together.

            A collie centipede?

        2. and all of them laddies..

        3. There have also been 8 Reveilles. So far.

    2. Aw fuck, I had a collie when I was kid. Sweetest dogs ever, obdient and easy to train. Hope that cop gets his nuts bitten off by another dog.

      1. I had one as a kid. Best dogs of all even though he kept my ears cleaned with a quick unavoidable tongue. He liked the taste of ear wax. Pretty much a freak.

      2. Sweet??? A collie near where I lived used to run out in the street when we bicycled by.Finally it bit the shit out of my leg. (Which I laughed off and never told my parents about, risking rabies I guess.)
        Two or three weeks later, another kid
        (who knew what happened to me) clobbered the collie with his baseball bat when it ran out at him. We never
        saw the collie out of its yard again.

        1. And a psychotic “public servant” found his calling.

  6. I mostly missed the Monopoly/board game conversation earlier, so I’ll just throw it out there: any recommendations for board games to play with young children? Alternately, any general board game recommendations, libertarian, geeky, or otherwise?

    1. Stratego! Always and only Sratego.

    2. Chutes and Ladders.
      Sorry!

      1. Yes, Sorry. Also Yahtzee. It’s a good way to work with numbers as is Blackjack.

        1. It’s a good way to work with numbers as is Blackjack.

          “I’m trying to teach the baby to gamble.”

      2. wtf is wrong with you people. Go buy Mousetrap!

        1. Did anyone actually play that game? We just built the trap and played with the pieces.

    3. Solarquest is Space Monopoly with laser battles that can make the game shorter and fuel management that makes you think about how you need to get around in orbits.

      1. Solarquest sounds cool, but it’s out of print and crazy expensive.

        1. How expensive? I got mine a long time ago.

          1. Used about $45, new $220 on Amazon.

      1. Let me try that again. WTF?

        Try the Game of Thrones board game. It’s not complicated. Not at all. Perfect for children.

        1. I hate any board game that takes more than thirty minutes to play which excludes just about everything but chess and backgammon.

        2. Great recommendation, Epi. Why not just say Third Reich and be done with it?

          1. I loved that game.

            I had a really effective defense-in-depth strategy for France that could keep them in the game well into 1941. Boy would whoever was playing the Germans get pissed.

            1. Wow, that’s impressive, considering France normally crumbles like, well, the French.

            2. Filed Marshall Fluff, would you mind sharing this stategy?

              Also, do you have an opinion on the Russian conquest of Turkey in the opening turns of the game?

      2. All the nudity will spoil it for kids, though we dads will appreciate it.

    4. Well how young is young?

      Hey That’s My Fish is an excellent game that any kids over about 4 or 5 should be able to handle.

      Gulo Gulo is another one where to some extent young children with their tiny fingers actually have the advantage over adults.

    5. A lot of people like Settlers of Catan. I’ve only played one or two rounds of it.

      I can give a firm un-recommendation for SNL: the Board Game. I consider myself a somewhat well-versed SNL viewer, but unless you have 4 players who have at least watched off-and-on for the last 20 years no one will know how to answer anything.

    6. No one has suggested Risk yet?

      1. Risk works well with the 8 – 10 year old crowd but I wouldn’t generally consider those to be young children

        1. Ah, I guess I missed the young children part.

          My buddies and I will still occasionally hang out, drink beer, and play Risk. Anything to avoid spending time with our wives.

      2. I enjoyed classic Risk. I disliked Risk 2042, because you only have a few turns and they take forever.

    7. Settlers of Catan – excellent econ/game theory practice…don’t listen to the lies, games take 4 – 7 years to complete.

      Puerto Rico – Also econ focused but a little more resource scarcity vs randomness than Catan. Plus, wildly inappropriate pieces…They are brown and come over on boats and work your plantations…uhh huh.

      Dominion – A card based game with 10^60!10 possibilities for difference. Basically you use the rounds to buy cards and play them thus building a deck…end of game when no more point value cards or three out of 10 piles are empty. Really cool game actually.

      Ticket to Ride – Simple, If you play Catan and always get Longest Road then this is the game for you…It is one big long Longest Road game actually. Try imagining yourself as Dagny Taggert and you can call it a Randian game.

      1. Yeah, I’ve been eyeing Ticket to Ride as an option. And by young I mean really young (my older son isn’t quite three), although I don’t mind planning ahead for later years.

        1. It’s not really a board game, but UNO is pretty good. Color/number recognition and yelling in Spanish!

          1. And sticking it to the guy sitting next to you. I have very fond childhood memories playing that with my family and hearing my Grandmother, after being beat to death by my Mother with “draw two” cards, finally get a “reverse” and telling my Mother, “draw four, bitch.”

        2. A gamer friend of mine recommends Go Away Monster for a first game.

          His two kids are too old for it now, but they both liked it when 2-3ish age.

          1. That go away monster game could be a good one, thanks. Also considering a game called Hisssss

      2. Puerto Rico is fun but games can take a long time. I have also noted the color of the “settlers” pieces with wry humor. We always make sure to finger-quote when the “settler” ship arrives.

        1. “colonists” is their official name in the rules.

          And we finger quote it too.

          I just call them slaves.

          1. glad to see it isn’t just me.

    8. Axis and Allies! When they get bored after 15 minutes, they’ll still have cool planes and boats and tanks to play with.

      1. Ugh, I got sick of that one because my brother always had the luckiest rolls and mine were always crap.

        1. We lost the board and just integrated the pieces with our micro machines.

        2. I watched the luckiest jerk in college roll 3 snake eyes with his AA to defeat three luftwafa attempts…I was US thankfully but my other friend flipped out.

    9. My daughter is six and she loves Clue.

    10. 3-D chess.

      You want your future starship captains to start thinking three dimensionally from an early age.

    11. Titan. 7 wonders. Catan. Ticket to ride. Anything that won the Spiel de Jahres.

    12. Go. Deceptively simple rules, but teaches strategy far better than chess.

  7. ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith denies using the n-word on ‘First Take’.

    I saw this live and it sounded like he did say ‘nigga please’ in a dismissive tone when talking about Kobe Bryant’s status for the NBA opener.

    1. He was just speaking in Chinese. It’s just a filler word.

      1. He was just speaking in Chinese

        So “nigga prease”?

    2. Smith has referred numerous times to using the n-word when conversing with Kobe. I think it is common for these fellows to use it between each other. It seems he may have let one slip on air. Even if he did, who cares? Black guys say that shit to each other all the time. Hell, my father-in-law has said it to me a couple of times. I’m not black.

      1. I don’t have a problem with him letting one slip on air. My problem is Stephen A. Smith would be THE FIRST person to denounce someone not black using the word “nigga”.

        1. Well, I agree that “nigga” is the exclusive domain of blacks. As well as “queer” is for the homos. There are just some words that white, straight guys don’t get to say. No big deal.

          1. But what words do white, straight guys “own”? It’s pretty unfair.

            1. But what words do white, straight guys “own”?

              “Nigger” and “faggot”. With all of the repercussions of using them.

            2. “Enjoy our upcoming nuke strike against your defenseless cities.”

              Good words to own.

              1. Both Hiroshima and Nagasaki were defended.

                1. They don’t appear to have had effective anti-nuke defenses.

                  1. Shoot down the planes before they drop the bombs.

                    Of course, using kamikaze strategies instead of saving your planes for homeland defense may have hurt that.

                    1. I think you fail to realize that at this particular juncture I am celebrating the awesome power of the Almighty Bomb and not lamenting the poor dead-turned-to-shadows.

            3. Who needs words when you have property?

  8. Answers to Questions Nobody Is Asking

    “Who’s Getting Our Votes: Reason Writers’ 2012 Presidential Picks”–headline, Reason.com, Oct. 24

    http://online.wsj.com/article/…..TopOpinion

    1. Several of us were asking!

      1. Yeah, but we’re nobodies.

    2. They would’ve been asking if they’d liked the answers more.

  9. “Well, Dexter has a plot for next season: FBI agents have charged a NYPD cop with plotting to kidnap, cook and eat more than 100 women.”

    The man set goals for himself. RESPECT!

  10. Katy Perry’s dress is voting for Obama

    1. Who cares who her dress is voting for as long as it’s that tight.

    2. Mmmm. That is a nicely-shaped whore.

    3. Who will her thong be voting for?

      1. Some ride-in candidate.

    4. Something looks weird in the second picture. Like her left hip just caves in on itself.

      But she is still smoking hot even with a fake leg.

    5. Who cares, Romney got the downtown location.

    6. Talentless hack voting for talentless hack. News at 11.

  11. Gen. Colin Powell has again endorsed President Barack Obama, prompting an angry response from Sen. John McCain, obviously still smarting about losing out in 2008.

    Brother will only support brothers, not crackerjacks with pasty faces.

  12. What the fuck is wrong with Colin Powell? He must know he’s not entitled to his own opinion.

    1. Guess he’s a real Black after all.

      NTTAWWT

    2. Neo-cons always stick together.

  13. My God, it’s full of Fractals!

    1. Fractals are how the eldritch gods eat your soul. I’m not looking.

    2. I thought fractals were a bit more symmetrical. This is like saying “Mountains look like tits”. If you really let your imagination go you could get aroused by Kiliminjaro, but otherwise I’d rather just have a real girl.

      1. This is like saying “Mountains look like tits”.
        Grand Tetons anyone?

  14. Connecticut jury convicts movie theater ‘crawler’ a man would go to movie theater and then crawl on the floor and steal credit cards from women’s purses.

    I’m still at a loss as to how he managed to get away with doing that without anyone noticing.

    1. Who puts their purse on the floor of a movie theater? I don’t even like the soles of my shoes to touch the floor in those pig sties.

  15. The guys behind the effort to build a working gun through the use of a 3d printer are back at work, this time with the support of an unidentified defense firm.

    Wasn’t that the plot of a Michael Crichton novel and a really bad movie?

  16. So Overlord Dicksucker is in town today, completely fucking up traffic. I can choose to either work late or spend an hour getting home. This is making me seriously consider voting for Romney instead of GayJay or not voting.

    1. I vote for you to shut up.

      1. I vote for you to eat the peanuts out of my shit.

        1. You haven’t eaten them already?

          1. Ew, gross, peanuts??? Fuck no.

        2. You should chew them down a bit more.

          1. Warty doesn’t have teeth. He eats like a duck.

    2. Well your problem right there is that you live in Ohio.

      1. Warty doesn’t have just one problem.

    3. Excellent… give in to your hate. Let it flow through you.

      /Tulpa

      1. ROMNIAC offers the world ORDER!

        1. See Pro Lib? SEE? I told you he would go there!

          1. Who Romney? I never really saw him as the Khan type.

            1. Epi. It’s only a matter of time before he figures out to use the plan himself.

              1. Oh, I dunno. Although his abilities intrigue me, he is quite honestly inferior. Mentally, physically.

                1. Don’t forget sexually.

  17. McCain has no one to blame but himself.

    1. It’s not like he can fall back on insinuating that Powell is a crazy slut.

  18. The man who walked into anti-gay activist group Family Research Council’s D.C. office and shot a security guard has been indicted on terrorism charges.

    The chicken sandwiches on his hands were weapons of mass indigestion.

  19. “And then he turned toward Lily and put his arm out, and he fired his gun,” said Cindy Boling, trembling a little as she recalled the scene for a video.
    Instead of suing, Mark and Cindy Boling asked that police get the additional training.
    The Bolings sat through Wednesday’s class with officers.
    “It’s tremendous,” Cindy Boling said. “It’s tremendous.”

    What a couple of egregious simpletons.

  20. Will post again for anyone who cares:

    Apparently if you’re trapped in Michigan, you can write-in Gary Johnson and it will be counted.

    MI LP site has how to do it “properly.” Gary Johnson/James P. Gray
    http://www.michiganlp.org/ENew…..ite-in.jpg

    There will be no Libertarian candidate for President, Scott Bowman for Senate will be the ballot status candidate. But the write-ins for Johnson/Gray will be counted as they got the number of signatures for that.

    1. Let me guess: they nominated somebody with the same name as the hockey coach just for the name recognition.

  21. GWAR go trick or treating.

  22. state legislators in California can change their votes on a bill after the outcome has been finalized

    Anyone who voted for *that* legislation should be tarred and feathered. And if they changed their vote for it, they should be additionally run out of town on a rail. Just incredible.

    1. According to the records, no one voted for it.

    2. state legislators in California can change their votes on a bill after the outcome has been finalized

      it may be possible if they slingshot around the sun, but that probably wouldn’t work, so really all they can do is lie about it.

  23. Feminists complain about sexy halloween costumes.

    Via Sociological Images, check out the new blog Fuck No Sexist Halloween Costumes, which compares costumes meant for men with costumes meant for women.

    Did no one tell them that they have the option of wearing the non-sexy one?

    1. So to be overtly sexual, women who want to attract the male gaze show a bunch of flesh, because whether you’re a guy or a woman, if you want to attract the male gaze, the best way to do that is by showing flesh.

      MALE GAZE

      1. Someone really needs to make a B-movie horror film where the dreaded MALE GAZE attacks. They never show it or quantify it, they just run around a lot and scream.

      2. I still think that feminists are being secretly bankrolled by Muslim oil billionaires or something. This is all going to end in burkhas.

    2. Its the dudes buying all the sexy chick costumes, right? Right?

      1. It’s so fucked up for feminists to complain about having options. Shows you how far they’ve gotten from their roots.

      2. Also, the men in the side-by-sides all look like complete fucking idiots. My “fancy dress” this year is to trade in my usual tuxedo jacket for a smoking jacket and downshift from a bow-tie to a less formal ascot. I may even wear my 2nd best monocle.

      3. I think a dude wearing the bacon dress would be a pretty awesome costume.

    3. “Let’s see, should I wear the slutty cat outfit, or the baggy evil clown costume? This is a difficult choice, because I’m not sure if I want to look good, or if I want to look horrible.”

      1. If you look like the typical feminist, the more you cover the sexier you get.

        Maybe a Michelin Woman costume is the ticket?

    4. I have a strong sexual attraction to Scooby Doo now.

    5. Re: Coeus,

      Did no one tell them that they have the option of wearing the non-sexy one?

      They have the option, but they don’t want the pretty girls to have the option. That’s all.

      Jealousy – now, how does that work, again?

    6. A. Women are brainwashed to wear sexy costumes; feminists are trying to deprogram them from the cult of wanting to appeal to men. Women, your mind is not your own and all your choices are false.

      B. Women wear what you want. If want be be slutty, it will be greatly appreciated. Mostly.

      Which choice hates women?

      1. Wear what you are comfortable wearing. If you are not comfortable with slutty its going to show.

        I know you want to wear the leather loin cloth with the braided ass bands matted up to the shoulder harnesses that accentuate the nips just like the desert warriors on Gor, but I can tell you are nervous about it, Sugarfree.

        1. I wear the same costume every year: My regular clothes and tell everyone I’m a serial killer. They look just like everyone else, after all.

          A friend of mine is going as the neighbor that never suspected a thing: “He was so quiet, but real nice. He even mowed my grass when I was laid up sick. I can’t believe they found all those dead people in his basement.”

          1. Last year my cousin’s wife lost their house by spending the checks meant for the mortgage on her gambling habit over a period of six months. Most surprising for all of us, he did not kill her. But then he didn’t kill her fifteen years ago when she left him for another woman for three months.

            Her latest thing, she had a stomach stapling a few months ago but tried to endure sympathy by claiming she went in surgery for ovarian cancer.

            1. So I’m supposed to go as your cousin’s wife for Halloween? Alright, send me some pics.

              1. Can’t find any on her Facebook page (she does have a link to 2016: Obama’s America. Use to be a hardcore democrat too, worked the Dukakis campaign here).

                Just imagine the marshmallow man in Ghostbusters. Just about the same height, and wear an extremely light colored curly blond wig.

  24. The man who walked into anti-gay activist group Family Research Council’s D.C. office and shot a security guard has been indicted on terrorism charges.

    But the Fort Hood shooting is still officially “workplace violence”.

    1. If that’s terrorism, so are both the pro-Israel subway posters and the vandalism thereon.

      *And* banning the posters *and* schools banning Halloween.

      1. Um…how do you figure?

        This guy was angry at a group’s politics and walked into their offices and shot somebody.

        That’s garden variety terrorism, even using a 70’s definition, back when the word was reserved for actual terrorists and not just people we don’t like.

        1. I’m hoping it was sarcasm?

    2. No, it was hostile-environment harassment.

    3. Well if it was terrorism, then that would mean an Al Queda related terrorist struck on American soil during Obama’s administration. Which would be bad for Obama and therefore bad for America.

    4. Speaking of the Fort Hood shooting, Nidal Hasan’s so-called “trial” has now been postponed indefinitely.

      Well slap my britches, gosh b’golly, and jeepers creepers, who in the world could have ever possibly seen THAT one coming? Oh yeah, right, I did.

  25. I don’t think there are any non-sexy costumes. Well, once you actually put it on a Jezebel commenter the result might not be very appealing, but they all seem intended to have sex appeal.

    1. Of course there are sexy costumes. For instance, I’m going as Lindy West this year.

      1. You too?!?

      2. I was eating, asshole.

        *Note to self, don’t forget the comma.

        1. What about the colon?

          1. He endorsed Obama again.

    2. I was going to go as the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), but it was going to be too difficult to find a 6 year old girl to go as my Aisha.

      1. Is that really fair? He didn’t break her hymen until she was nine.

        1. Well she would just be arm candy for Halloween, so six is still an accurate age. It’s not like Orlando is known for people having sex in public or anything.

          1. The best part:

            Murphy called police, but there were no charges brought against either party connected to public sex. Instead, Calo was arrested for refusing to pay his $101 dollar bill

            1. $101 dollar bill

              Ben Bernanke’s been busy since QE3 got underway.

  26. “There are 230 municipal votes to try to increase revenue through increasing taxes or selling bonds.”

    They won’t cut spending as far as they need to until they have no other choice…

    Let’s give them no other choice, California!

    Yes, we can.

    1. “Yes, we can.”

      But no, we won’t.

  27. “Did you know that state legislators in California can change their votes on a bill after the outcome has been finalized, as long as it doesn’t alter whether the vote would have passed or failed?”

    Democrats are Democrats.

    Parts is parts.

  28. Ok, I found out something encouraging today. I was reading this incredibly thorough post about “elevatorgate”, which is apparently a huge thing in the Skeptic community.

    As per our recent foray into this stuff with all that A+ crap, apparently feminism is trying to take over the atheist community. Now there’s quite evidently a right and wrong side to this debate, and I checked out some of the links to the blogs on the rational side. Turns out that Atheist and Skeptic are not the same communities, they just overlap. And the Skeptic ones have a lot less leftist garbage. Some of these people are downright rational.

    1. Re: Coeus,

      And the Skeptic ones have a lot less leftist garbage. Some of these people are downright rational.

      I guess they changed, because last time I checked the Skeptical Inquirer magazine’s forum (like 5 years ago or so) looking for conversations on economics, most of the visitors were posting really stoopid, pro-socialism , anti-profit and other economics-ignorant shit.

      1. Check out some of the blogs on that link from the “feminism has gone too far” camp. I didn’t see anything economics related in my brief perusal, but what I did see looked encouraging.

        1. Thanks Coeus for linking this. It has been stimulating.

          1. You’re welcome. I take it that, like me, you also read incredibly fast?

            1. Up to the conclusion, and not delved in the comments. There was so much quoted material I think it is a smaller read in the word count than it appears on the surface. Than again, scrolling through just to get a feel, maybe i am fast.

        2. I have to be honest – I perused through the whole article which seems more a timeline recount of the whole Watson-gate a.k.a. “Skeptchick” kerfuffle than analysis, and through the comments, and I am becoming increasingly concerned about the state of mind of most in the so-called “free thought” community, especially after reading the lengthy discussion on proper male-female protocol, which seemed to me more winded than a Victorian book on etiquette. The whole thing reads like a discussion inside the sanhedrin on how women should be treated.

          1. Take people away from religion, and they’ll just make up a new one.

      2. You know, it has always perplexed me that there are so many atheists out there who are pro-socialism, anti-profit and economically-ignorant to a degree that is, frankly, frightening–and yet they go on and on about how they’re the ‘rational’ ones.

        If that’s rationality you can keep it.

    2. A feminist is a woman who finds having a story about being offended by a man to relate to her fellow hens more fun than getting laid. What a bunch of emotional cripples. And they say strippers and under worked actresses in LA have dead eyes.

    3. Richard Dawkins post was nothing short of incredible.

      Stop whining, will you. Yes, yes, I know you had your genitals mutilated with a razor blade, and . . . yawn . . . don’t tell me yet again, I know you aren’t allowed to drive a car, and you can’t leave the house without a male relative, and your husband is allowed to beat you, and you’ll be stoned to death if you commit adultery. But stop whining, will you. Think of the suffering your poor American sisters have to put up with.

      Only this week I heard of one, she calls herself Skep”chick”, and do you know what happened to her? A man in a hotel elevator invited her back to his room for coffee. I am not exaggerating. He really did. He invited her back to his room for coffee. Of course she said no, and of course he didn’t lay a finger on her, but even so . . .

      And you, Muslima, think you have misogyny to complain about! For goodness sake grow up, or at least grow a thicker skin.

    4. Holy fuck. What a dreadful thicket of collectivists. Even more intolerable than usual.

      I hope they all fucking eat each other in a orgy of bloody purges.

    5. Oh shit, she’s back:

      http://www.slate.com/articles/…..reats.html

      I was just innocently reading the article on the OSU game affecting the election when she thrust herself in my face. I’ll never feel safe again.

  29. Those Kiwis sure do know how to live

    But think about this: if you’re having a few on Thursday night, then half a dozen beers each on Friday and Saturday night with a few after a Sunday beach session (yes, this is how I used to live), then that’s like eating 8 days of food in a 7 day week.

    1. 1) I’m currently (mostly) avoiding beer as part of my weight loss attempt. It blows.

      2) They use KJ to measure food energy? Those dudes are crazy.

      1. 1) I’m currently (mostly) avoiding beer as part of my weight loss attempt. It blows.

        I realize this is the number one thing from keeping me from actually losing weight. I am going to the gym 2-3 times a week and playing basketball and football the other days, but without cutting out the beer on the weekends I just break even.

        1. In order to maintain my weight, I have to drink diet coke and whiskey. I can just drink it straight, but I want the good stuff when I do, and frankly I can’t afford it as much as I go out and drink.

          Positives:

          1)low calorie
          2)the sweetner in diet kills the nasty cheap whiskey aftertaste
          3)scientifically proven to get you drunk faster than with regular coke or just drinking it straight

          Negatives:

          1)The waitress looks at you like you’re a flaming homosexual.

          Solution:

          Hit on other people’s waitresses and ignore your own.

          1. Trying to get your waitress to screw you because of her daddy issues? Nice.

            1. Trying to get your waitress to screw you because of her daddy issues? Nice.

              Well, I do look about a decade older than I actually am.

              No, the ignore only works if she shows a modicum of interest beforehand. I’m pretty sure her thinking I’m gay kills that.

              1. Good point. You either have to go with the ignore or the “fix me I’m gay” thing. Not both.

          2. I have to drink diet coke and whiskey

            _____________________

            That sounds like the worst drink ever. Seriously, how bad is that whiskey that adding diet coke to it actually makes it better?

            1. Most well around here is red label. They won’t even sell that shit where they make it. It’s solely for export. But there’s a weird synergy going on that makes it taste like lightly sweetened water. Doesn’t work for a good whiskey (or even a mid-grade), those it just fucks it up. Waste of whiskey to even mix Jack Daniels in it.

              1. Doesn’t work for a good whiskey (or even a mid-grade), those it just fucks it up

                Phew. I was worried there for a second.

            2. I don’t mind diet coke in drinks that much. It actually heightens the flavor of the alcohol as opposed to regular coke which kind of takes over the whole drink.

              1. Unless it’s the cheap stuff, I’m pretty much anti-coke* period. Diet or not.

                *(that’s cola, not powder)

            3. Artificial sweeteners do not mix well with alcohol. I can feel the yuck on my tongue thinking about it.

          3. The fuck????

            A distiller spends years of effort combining various ingredients to achieve the proper balance of flavors (including the cask). The solution is monitored for the proper chemical reactions.

            And then you fuck it up by pouring carbonic acid in it?

            Were you a feral child raised by wolves or something?

            1. The fuck????

              I believe the proper spelling is “Tha fuck???”

              Were you a feral child raised by wolves or something?

              No, but I sometimes wish I was. It would have made it a lot easier to get laid in highschool than that “respect and flowers” bullshit I was spoonfed as a child.

        2. without cutting out the beer on the weekends I just break even.

          That’s basically where I am now. But for me, beer on the weekends is mostly avoiding beer. I’m down to just football days and specific party nights.

          1. The breaking even I mean, not the cutting out the beer entirely.

      2. Some of us have good taste, and don’t drink beer. :-p

        Less sarcastically, I don’t like carbonated beverages. When it comes to alcohol, I love wine and will try the hard stuff: my first drunk experience was on an excursion on a semester abroad in St. Petersburg, Russia.

  30. Moose attacks Pig

    1. Boris? Boris Badenov?

  31. Hit & Run. Show & tell. Food & wine. Simon & Garfunkel. Penn & Teller.

    1. Pro Lib is a dick & a cad.

        1. Have they released the ampersand? & YES/NO?

        2. You’re free little ampersands. FREE!!!

        3. You aren’t truly free unless you are free to be wrong.

          1. Or more importantly: free to be right.

            1. Though I think that having the ampersands back is the right decision.

              1. I’ll stop saying “H*squirrel*R” right away.

                1. *Splat.*

            2. and Most Importantly – Free to Offend Others.

          2. You aren’t truly free unless you are free to be right & wrong.

        4. Mork & Mindy?

    2. Huhwhat? Can I do it too? & &

      1. How about in-line video? Blink tags?

        1. Don’t get greedy, now.

          1. I merely demand what is my right as a free commenter.

    3. Bread & peace, rock &/or roll, peanut butter & jelly, Laurel & Hardy

      1. It is one small step for an &, one giant leap for H&R

    4. Whips & Chains

    5. Well aren’t you all special?

      1. It’s no trick! The & is back!

        1. Wasn’t here to miss it…

            1. I was too busy to care, but I have less to do tonight.

              1. Use the & in good health. I recommend abusing this freedom in the rich tradition of libertine libertarians.

    6. So they finally retook the server from the squirrels & put them back on their hamster wheels, huh?

  32. Bond by the numbers

    1. Is it just me or is that terribly glitchy?

      1. it’s fine on mac os/chrome

        1. I’m on Windows 7 with Chrome, and it’s all wacky. Hmmm…

    2. Pretty cool. And also surprising that Pierce Brosnan killed the second least amount of villians for all of his movies in Goldeneye, considering the awesome game it spawned.

      1. I killed thousands in that game.

  33. Sometimes dude you just have to roll with it.

    http://www.Anon-Days.tk

    1. Copacetic.

    2. If skynet were truly ready to take over the world, the previous post would have included an &.

  34. Well, Dexter has a plot for next season: FBI agents have charged a NYPD cop with plotting to kidnap, cook and eat more than 100 women

    “To Serve Woman”

  35. California’s fiscal desperation is palpable. In addition to the state tax increase proposals on the November ballot, there are 230 municipal votes to try to increase revenue through increasing taxes or selling bonds.

    “They always wiggle before they expire, son!”

    Said the hangman to his son.

  36. Nazi Buddha From Space Might Be Faked

    When news broke last month of the so-called “buddha from space” ? a swastika-emblazoned statue, apparently 1,000 years old, that had been carved out of a meteorite and looted by a Nazi ethnologist ? the world was enthralled.

    There were only, it turns out, a few slight catches.

    The plot thickens…

    1. Matters of faith have nothing to do with your foul science.

      I believe in Nazi Space Buddha and just feel sorry that you won’t let Him into your heart.

      1. I believe… but even the demons believe, and tremble.

        And it’s not your heart that Nazi Space Buddha is after…

        1. I pity the people who don’t have Nazi Space Buddha to guide them. They have nothing. They just wander around waiting to die. If I didn’t have Nazi Space Buddha in my life to give me morals I’d just murder people all the time. That’s what people without Nazi Space Buddha are: murders. Even if they haven’t got around to murdering anyone yet. Because they have nothing in their lives that tells them it is wrong to murder.

          Stalin didn’t believe in Nazi Space Buddha, for example. And that awful Hitler wasn’t a real Nazi Space Buddhist, because real Nazi Space Buddhists follow the gentle and peaceful precepts of Nazi Space Buddha.

  37. So Nick & Matt think they can fire Lucy at will and then placate us with shiny ampersands. It won’t work. VENGEANCE FOR LUCY

    1. She’s still listed as staff, last time I checked. I’m confused. Dazed & confused.

    2. LUUUUUUUUUCY!!!

    3. LUCY! LUUUCY!

    4. *sigh*
      I’m too young for this shit.
      /alt universe Danny Glover
      ‘Splain about Lucy, ‘splain!

  38. Can’t do pullups? You may actually be a woman.

    1. One of several reasons why the Marines had to make different physical standards for the chicks.

  39. Are you only “rich” or are you “microwave rich”?

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