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Archive for December, 2014

December 31st, 2014 - 6:56 pm § in Misc.

How low can oil go?

Oil is an extremely complicated industry. There are different grades and qualities of oil, with different refining requirements, and widely varying production costs. Oil is used not just for fuel, but also chemical feedstock, and for manufacturing everything from plastics to fertilizer. Even if oil [...]

December 31st, 2014 - 5:43 pm § in Uncategorized

South Carolina’s governor yanks welcome mat from black bikers

It’s sort of understandable. Their noisy motorcycles are a nuisance and clog the streets, impeding normal traffic. Some of the bikers get drunk and rowdy. They leave litter. Reports of reckless driving, public urination, disorderly conduct, drug use, and violence are well-documented. There eve[...]

December 31st, 2014 - 11:00 am § in America, Repugnants

Republican Denial …from Global Warming to Evolution to Racism

UPDATE:  Scalise says some of his best friends are Black and ..as a Catholic he could not belong ot the KKK anyway! House Majority Whip Spoke At White Supremacist Conference In 2002 Twelve years before he was elected by his colleagues as House majority whip, Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) spoke at a co[...]

December 31st, 2014 - 10:31 am § in Misc.

Is Fox Racist? You judge “Fair” and balanced

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December 30th, 2014 - 11:03 pm § in Misc.

Maybe we could all get along …

… if (some) cops weren’t such assholes.[...]

December 30th, 2014 - 10:34 pm § in Misc.

Richard Mack wants to be your sheriff

If you live in Navajo County, Arizona, Richard Mack wants to be your sheriff. But he also wants more. A couple weeks ago, at a Few Dozen Gun Nuts Rally in Olympia, Washington, Mack announced his intention of turning Navajo County into a libertarian paradise. To help make this happen, he urged his fo[...]

December 30th, 2014 - 5:13 pm § in Uncategorized

Cops Don’t Shoot Blondes

Last week in Chattanooga, a woman suited up in body armor, and cruised her neighborhood waving a gun from her car window, and randomly shooting at people and cars. After leading police on a chase, she pointed her gun at a cop. She isn’t dead. http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/local/story/2014[...]

December 30th, 2014 - 4:45 pm § in Misc.

Bigot commits hate crime against door

Better than beating on people, I guess. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/12/29/1354565/-An-Absolutely-Fabulous-Response-By-A-Gay-Couple-After-A-Hate-Crime?detail=email[...]

December 30th, 2014 - 3:26 pm § in Politics

GOP Boycotts NYC Police Funerals

“TOP REPUBLICANS ABSENT FROM NYPD FUNERAL” by BREITBART NEWS 27 Dec 2014 New York, NY “The political luminaries who attended the funeral of assassinated New York City policeman Rafael Ramos on Saturday included Vice President Joe Biden, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and New York [...]