Sheikh Fahad Holding IPad Gazes at Breitling... →
Lesson: if you really want to win those big-time horse races, stop looking at your watch & computer and get moving.
Sex Toy Designer Screaming O Pushes Past Novelty... →
This is one of those cases where adding punctuation might help, or might not.
Putin's goal of benchmark Urals seen in Rotterdam... →
Merkel Cabinet Backs Bank-Rescue Fund Revival →
So providing money to insolvent German banks is obviously prudent and necessary to prevent systemic risk. But providing money to insolvent members of the eurozone is unthinkable because it generates moral hazard. Riiight.
Eight Ferraris Crash at ‘Gathering of Narcissists’ →
Gingrich Said Freddie Mac Could Be Good Model for... →
Gingrich Bounce Shows Geek Love Can Still Blossom:... →
Or it shows that right-wing hack columnists can still show embarrassingly heartfelt levels of affection for right-wing hack blowhard politicians. It shows one of those two things.
Fewer TSA Complaints Belie Marx Brothers Label →
Obama Meets Gillard as Embattled First Leaders... →
Evokes visions of a guy and a gal in dented armor, next to a huge pile of rare earth metals.
Colonel Sanders Devouring Little Sheep in China... →
Well, they looked like little chickens. Tasted like them too.
Crabs Feasting on Dead at Gallipoli Cooked in... →
Billionaire Dethrones Kings in Beer to Burgers as... →
J&J Vaginal Mesh Based on Recalled Device →
Now where did I put that device? I just can’t recall. Oh, wait … OK, posting this is a sign of immaturity. Actual quote from the article: “‘The FDA got caught with their pants down, ’ said Thomas Margolis, a pelvic surgeon from Burlingame, California, … ”
London Mansion Resurfaces on Hedge-Fund Row →
They mean a mansion was converted into offices and has now been converted back. But the imagery of mansions disappearing and resurfacing is intriguing.
Fed Pays Lip Service to Beef to Skirt Ridicule →
Strauss-Kahn’s Image Still ‘Stained’ by Cases →
Don’t blame me, says the headline-writer - it was the guy in the article who said “stained”. No, really.
Senate Blocks Obama’s $447B Job Creation Plan →
See, from the headline you might think that the Senate voted against the plan. But from the text you can see that actually a majority of the Senate voted to bring it to a vote. It’s really much, much too late in the game to say the filibuster is an “arcane rule” - if Democrats haven’t made this into a major, populist issue by now, as part of a broader attack on Republican...
China Baby-Formula Maker Buying Arsenic Debt Shows... →
The stupidest argument ever
So now that my readership has skyrocketed into the double-digits, can I say something about the profound stupidity of the argument that goes like this: “Hey, if you’re rich and you think rich people should pay more taxes, why don’t you just give the government your money, huh????!!!???”? This is a central part of the 2012 Republican platform, apparently. I also recently saw...
Oral Sex May Cause More Throat Cancer Than Smoking... →
Oral sex causes smoking? Who knew? Also, how long after HPV becomes a majority-male disease will the religious right drop their objections to vaccinating against it? Two seconds? One?