Archive for April 17th, 2022

April 17th, 2022 - 7:14 pm § in Humor, Misc.

You don’t want this license plate!

Jonny Hayes of Covington, Washington, doesn’t even have his personalized license plate yet, but is already getting dozens of parking tickets from places he’s never been. The plate lettering he chose is “UNKNOWN.” “We feel bad for him. We really do. It’s unfortunate. It r[...]

April 17th, 2022 - 4:07 pm § in America, Foreign Affairs, Politics, Racism

Request to GOP: Can we have some leaders?

Karl Marx famously said, “the masses are asses,” to justify what he called a “dictatorship of the proletariat” that turned out to be just another plain old dictatorship. The idea of representative democracy is to entrust ultimate authority for decision-making to the collectiv[...]

April 17th, 2022 - 2:46 pm § in News Media, Politics

Another shooting, another GOP rant without solutions

Forgive me for yawning; I can’t help it. This is getting tiresome. As you know, a 62-year-old drifter wounded 10 people on a New York City subway last week. Police quickly arrested him, and we know he has a dozen prior misdemeanor arrests. He’s almost certainly mentally ill, but was able[...]

April 17th, 2022 - 9:48 am § in Misc.

Easter: The Bunny

While you’re biting the heads off your chocolate bunnies this weekend, you might wonder how cartoon rabbits became so central to our Easter celebrations. It’s tempting to assume that because there’s no biblical basis for the Easter Bunny, rabbits and hares have no religious significance – bu[...]

April 17th, 2022 - 2:27 am § in News Media, Politics

Jerk kicked off train for anti-gay rant

He just couldn’t mind his own business. A bigot on an Amtrak train decided to lecture the 6-year-old son of a gay couple. “Remember what I told you! Marriage is between a man and a woman. They stole you, and they’re pedophiles.” The couple notified Amtrak staff, and the train’s con[...]