Archive for March, 2015

March 31st, 2015 - 8:25 am § in Politics

Gov. Mike Pence’s duplicity

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is making herculean efforts to portray Indiana’s new “religious freedom” law as a clone of laws enacted by Congress and other states, and supported by prominent Democrats like Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. It’s a con job. Those laws apply only to gove[...]

March 31st, 2015 - 8:00 am § in Misc.

Festival de la Ballena Jorobada

Today is El Festival de la Ballena Jorobada.  The festival is held at a lighthouse in Rincón, Puerto Rico, where the humpback whales can be seen in the ocean during their breeding season.   The whales prefer the warm and calm waters off the coast of Rincón to give birth to their offspring, an[...]

March 30th, 2015 - 6:46 pm § in Politics

How to tell which stores refuse to serve gays

              (Inspired by The Daily Show)[...]

March 30th, 2015 - 1:36 pm § in Uncategorized

Feds indict Alabama cop who left elderly visitor from India paralyzed

A U.S. Attorney has filed criminal charges against an Alabama cop who inflicted severe injuries on an elderly foreign visitor by slamming him to the ground during a Feb. 6 stop-and-question. The man was merely out walking in his son’s neighborhood, but his dark skin color prompted a suspicious[...]

March 30th, 2015 - 12:20 pm § in Misc.

An Early History of South Carolina

Black and white all mix’d together Inconstant, strange, unhealthful weather Burning heat and chilling cold Dangerous both to young and old Boisterous winds and heavy rains Fevers and rheumatic pains Agues plenty without doubt Sores, boils, the prickling heat and gout Water bad, past all drinking M[...]

March 30th, 2015 - 10:24 am § in The Ave Scene

BREAKING NEWS: Ivar’s to raise restaurant workers’ wages to $15 right away


March 30th, 2015 - 10:16 am § in Politics

Boehner compliments Obama

Reaching deep into his toolkit of demeaning insults, a spluttering House Speaker John Boehner (Republican, of course) came up with this: “The world is starving for American leadership. But America has an anti-war president,” Boehner said during a Capitol Hill press conference on Thursday.”[...]

March 30th, 2015 - 9:01 am § in America, Religion

Bill O’Reilly Brings Oberammergau to The American Screen

By bringing the Jew hatred of the Oberammergau Passion Play  to life in American theaters, Fox’s O’Reilly  exhibits himself as a bigot.  His Jew hatred is all too typical of the right, hidden very shallowly under the thin cover of a passion  for Jews to die in a bloody war so Jesus can r[...]

March 30th, 2015 - 8:24 am § in Politics

The only qualification for president that really matters

C’mon now, what do you think it is? 35 years old? Yup. Natural born citizen (whatever that is)? Check. Born in the U.S.? Nope, not required. There is, however, one thing you must be to become President of the United States: Wealthy. For the last century, non-millionaire presidents have been ex[...]

March 30th, 2015 - 1:07 am § in Misc.

An Ugly Estate Fight

Robin Williams’ wife, children head to court in estate fight SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Attorneys for Robin Williams’ wife and children are headed to court in their battle over the late comedian’s estate. The attorneys are scheduled to appear before a San Francisco probate judge on[...]