Archive for August, 2020

August 30th, 2020 - 12:57 pm § in Donald Trump, Humor, Politics

Trump Merch Sale!

Get yours now! While supplies last! (Note: This item may be available in quantity on eBay soon.)[...]

August 30th, 2020 - 12:41 pm § in Misc.

THE-Ave Challenge: Can you describe the difference between these hats?

Answer below.     The dunce hat on the left comes with Covid-19 protection.[...]

August 30th, 2020 - 3:22 am § in Law and Courts

Video goes viral of Kenosha suspect “and his friends punching a girl”

I didn’t write the title, that’s what’s posted on YouTube. Another one says, “Kyle Rittenhouse sucker punches girl.” This piece from another website says he punched her “from behind” and the incident happened “last month.” Another source said it [...]

August 30th, 2020 - 1:25 am § in Humor, Law and Courts

They’re in a bus! They’re antifa!

This article contains news, commentary, and biting sarcasm toward officialdom everywhere. Nine people suspected of being “outside agitators” were arrested for “investigation of disorderly conduct” and thrown in jail by Kenosha police on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, but they bonded [...]

August 29th, 2020 - 11:59 pm § in Misc.

Threats for “I can’t breathe” t-shirt force teacher to flee her home

This is a condensed news story. In Los Angeles, a high school English teacher wore an “I can’t breathe” t-shirt during one of her virtual classes, a parent who didn’t like it shared his feelings with 200,000 social media users, and then she got hundreds of threats and moved o[...]

August 29th, 2020 - 11:05 pm § in Misc.

13 cops shot at, 8 shot in St. Louis in the last 90 days

A St. Louis cop was shot in the head, and another wounded in the leg, on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, by a gunman who then barricaded himself in a house after ordering the owners to leave. Police negotiators are trying to get him to surrender. Update (8/31/20): The suspect surrendered after a 12-hour st[...]

August 29th, 2020 - 9:47 pm § in Politics

Essay: Elections aren’t perfect, and don’t have to be

This article is liberal commentary. Washington’s 2004 governor election was decided by 129 votes after 2 recounts and a court challenge. I was an observer at both recounts and saw that nothing illegal happened. By way of background, Washington uses paper ballots counted by optical scanning mac[...]

August 29th, 2020 - 9:37 pm § in Foreign Affairs, Russia

Russians will get in your face when they don’t like what you’re doing

“Two Russian aircraft made an ‘unsafe, unprofessional’ intercept of a US Air Force B-52 bomber on Friday over the Black Sea and in international waters,” according to the US Air Force. “The Russia pilots crossed within 100 feet of the nose of the B-52 multiple times and[...]

August 29th, 2020 - 9:12 pm § in Misc.

The 2 most “liked” tweets of all time

No. 1 – 5.7 million “likes”                       No. 2 – 4.3 million “likes”   Barack Obama @BarackObama “No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or [...]

August 29th, 2020 - 7:27 pm § in Racism

Arkansas sheriff forced out over racist rant

Todd Wright, who in 2017 was elected sheriff of Arkansas County, Arkansas, which has a population of ~22,000 people, of whom about 25% are black, resigned on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, after audio of his off-duty racist rant in a grocery store went viral on Facebook. Wright initially resisted calls for [...]