Archive for December 28th, 2021

December 28th, 2021 - 8:46 pm § in Humor

SNL’s “More Cowbell” (video)

This skit is famous. Wikipedia says (here) it’s “considered one of the greatest SNL sketches ever made, and … is often placed in the top ten, being ranked number nine by Rolling Stone. As a result of its popularity, ‘more cowbell’ became an American pop culture catc[...]

December 28th, 2021 - 8:29 pm § in Humor, Science

Drunk hamsters (story and video)

The Atlantic gives me only 1 free article a month, so I have to be selective. (The reason I don’t subscribe, besides money, is there’s no point in linking to sources my readers can’t access. The downside to free links, of course, is that when you click on the link you’re usin[...]

December 28th, 2021 - 7:46 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Rand Paul’s weird definition of “election stealing”

“How to steal an election: ‘Seeding an area heavy with potential Democratic votes with as many absentee ballots as possible, targeting and convincing potential voters to complete them in a legally valid way, and then harvesting and counting the results.'” — Senator Rand Paul (@Ra[...]

December 28th, 2021 - 7:19 pm § in Jews, Law and Courts, Racism

Animal in a cage

John T. Earnest was 19 years old when he shot up a San Diego-area synagogue in April 2019, killing one and injuring three. Before that he torched a mosque. Federal hate-crime prosecutors said he did it because “he hated the Jewish community and Muslim community ….” And now? “[...]

December 28th, 2021 - 3:51 pm § in Health, News Media, Politics

Yes, Fox hosts are awful

Any other network would fire Jesse Waters (photo, left) for his recent speech to a rightwing group, but not Fox. Speaking to a partisan crowd about Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the federal infectious diseases agency, he said, “Now you’re going for the kill shot. The kill shot with an a[...]

December 28th, 2021 - 2:59 pm § in Politics

Georgia had only 4 “dead voters” in 2020 election

Georgia election investigators who looked into “dozens of allegations” that dead people voted in the 2020 election found only 4 actual cases, The Hill reported on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 (read story here). That’s out of 4,935,487 counted ballots; Biden won the state by 11,779 vo[...]

December 28th, 2021 - 1:54 pm § in Health

How to claim federal Covid-19 death benefits

No longer breathing? If you’re dead, and Covid killed you, here’s how to claim funeral reimbursement. THE FEDERAL GOV’T WILL PAY YOUR LOVED ONES UP TO $9,000 TO GET RID OF YOU. Read details here You should’ve gotten vaccinated when the getting was good. Too freakin’ [...]