My God, these cops are parodies of themselves! CLAYTON, Mo. — The head of the Saint Louis County Police, who oversaw the crackdown on protests in nearby Ferguson shortly after a teenager was shot and killed by a police officer there, is defending the way his officers used military-style equipment even during peaceful daytime protests. […]
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I read about this yesterday, but didn’t have time to look at it until today. This is a shocking video of St. Louis police killing 25-year-old Kajieme Powell, a mentally-ill man who stole a snack cake and two drinks from a convenience store: The video shows that police told Powell to remove his hand from […]
I am so happy that I was born when I was, and got to go off on my adventures: A whopping 68 percent of Americans think there should be a law that prohibits kids 9 and under from playing at the park unsupervised, despite the fact that most of them no doubt grew up doing […]
It drives me crazy when people try to rehabilitate this crook: The new release of extended versions of Nixon’s papers now confirms this long-standing belief, usually dismissed as a “conspiracy theory” by Republican conservatives. Now it has been substantiated by none other than right-wing columnist George Will. Nixon’s newly revealed records show for certain that […]
This is something I wonder about: Why would teenagers want to spend all their time around their parents? Is the homeschooling for the kid’s benefit, or is it a manifestation of the parents’ need for control? A teenager from Frisco, Texas is accused of murdering both of his parents late Monday night. According to DallasNews.com, […]
That seem to happen when you leave loaded guns where kids can get them: DENVER — A 3-year-old girl was shot and critically wounded by a 5-year-old boy on Monday with a handgun belonging to her mother’s boyfriend. Pueblo police said that a 9-year-old was playing with a gun in the backyard of a home […]
If there’s anything I truly despise about modern politics, it’s how “messaging” has bastardized and distorted the meaning of language. Euphemisms abound, no one ever gives a straight answer to anything, there’s no real information shared and no truth divulged. Here’s State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki responding to a fairly straightforward question from CNN’s Chris […]
Yes, I do believe: It’s been a big weekend for escaped minors enjoying their briefly pilfered freedom to the max. On Saturday, a 9-year-old boy had “the greatest day” of his life after breaking free from his family for a few blessed hours. Yesterday, a 6-year-old boy went rogue with his toy ATV, heading off the […]
Posted in Just Plain Crazy on Jul 31st, 2014
Seriously, Tim Torkildson was fired for this… A social media specialist for a Utah language school that teaches English to non-native speakers says he was fired for writing a blog post about homophones—words that sound the same, but carry different meanings—because his boss was afraid readers would think it was about “gay sex.” It seems […]
I wonder what the story is behind this?