Archive for August 9th, 2022

August 9th, 2022 - 6:39 pm § in Law and Courts

Cancel the fruit festival or the zucchini gets it

“A vegan-hating New York man was arrested Tuesday morning after he allegedly made a series of death threats against an upstate fruit festival,” Daily Mail reported on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 (read story here). William Swift, 32, was charged in a Brooklyn federal court with “menacin[...]

August 9th, 2022 - 6:11 pm § in Donald Trump, News Media

Stupid talking point

“If they can do it to a former President, they can do it to you.” They sure can. All they need is a search warrant, and to get one, all they need is probable cause that I’ve committed a crime. Fox isn’t a news organization, it’s a talking-points factory, and they’[...]

August 9th, 2022 - 12:51 pm § in Misc.

Racist tortoise (video)

I’m curious why this creature hates black shoes. I can’t imagine tortoises are born anti-black; he (she?*) acquired it somewhere. Maybe someone wearing black oxfords stepped on him? (* When I was a kid, we had a pet turtle named “Mickey.” When he laid eggs, we renamed him [...]