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This man’s other son served in Special Forces, so he’s even more upset:

Elizabeth City, N.C. – Police say six Army Special Forces solders beat up a man at a topless bar in Elizabeth City, sending him to the emergency room with a fractured skull.

Travis Howard never expected to be in the emergency room after a night out on the town with his son Devan.

They were celebrating Devan’s 21st birthday at Headlights topless bar in Elizabeth City early Wednesday morning.

Travis says he was sitting alone at a table when out of nowhere, some soldiers in the Special Forces command out of Fort Bragg attacked him, fracturing his skull in four places

“I can remember feeling 2 punches but then my eyes were swelling shut … I don’t remember actually seeing a whole lot after that. I went to the ground with my hands to my face and had my hands covering my face and was trying to protect what I had left.”

Six soldiers are charged with assault causing serious injury. A spokesman for the Army Special Forces Command out of Fort Bragg says they had just completed training at Blackwater, also known as Xe in Moyock. One of the soldier’s stories is that Howard said something to them in the bathroom. Howard denies this.

“I don’t even know that anything that could be spoken out of one person’s mouth in a limited amount of time would warrant them getting beat to the sense of 4 or 5 skull fractures just because of something that would have come out of their mouth.”

Howard also says he suffered a broken nose, sprained neck, and a concussion. After the fight broke out, police say the soldiers left the club.

Ah yes, Blackwater. The outsourcer of choice for torture.

Evil Fred

The power-hungry jackass who abuses his own kids gets a national stage for his psychopathic behavior:

MONTCOAL W.V. — Protesters from Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., headed to the Upper Big Branch mine Thursday morning to convey the message that the explosion there that left 25 miners dead was a result of e-mail messages allegedly sent from West Virginia threatening the Church and its publisher, according to a statement from the Church.

The church, which is led by Fred Phelps, has attracted attention in recent years by showing up at funerals for soldiers who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan. At those funerals they carry signs that say that God hates homosexuality and that the death of soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan is God’s way of punishing the United States for its tolerance of it.

“This whole nation is awash in rebellious sin and defiance of God, His standard, and His servant’s faithful words,” a news release on the church’s Web site said Thursday morning.

The statement said the church had received threats about a trip to West Virginia and Virginia scheduled to begin Thursday.

“So God reached down and smacked one of those mines, killing 25 (and likely four more are dead),” it said. “Now you moan and wallow in self-pity, and pour over the details of the dead rebels’ lives, pretending they’re heroes.”

Damn Liberals

Fanning the flames of violence!

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A Nashville man says he and his 10-year-old daughter were victims of road rage Thursday afternoon, all because of a political bumper sticker on his car.

Mark Duren told News 2 the incident happened around 4:30p.m., while he was driving on Blair Boulevard, not far from Belmont University.

He said Harry Weisiger gave him the bird and rammed into his vehicle, after noticing an Obama-Biden sticker on his car bumper.

Duren had just picked up his 10-year-old daughter from school and had her in the car with him.

“He pointed at the back of my car,” Duren said, “the bumper, flipped me off, one finger salute.”

But it didn’t end there.

Duren told News 2 that Weisiger honked his horn at him for awhile, as Duren stopped at a stop sign.

Once he started driving again, down Blair Boulevard, towards his home, he said, “I looked in the rear view mirror again, and this same SUV was speeding, flying up behind me, bumped me.”

Duren said he applied his brake and the SUV smashed into the back of his car.

Damn liberals. If he hadn’t had the bumper sticker on his car, the guy wouldn’t have had to ram him!

Your Librul Media

Honestly, I don’t know why anyone pays attention to them. And they wonder why we don’t want to pay for news online? The amount of energy that goes into researching and fact-checking the same things that they were, you know, supposed to research and fact-check for us puts the reader in the hole for time vs. money spent.

Yes, the occasional thoughtful and factual piece slips through, but how is the casual reader supposed to know which is which?


Like I always say: Conservatives just make shit up. But this is just plain funny! (no link, let her get her own traffic)

When I first heard that a suburban Philadelphia woman was charged with recruiting terrorists, I immediately thought of Susie Madrak of Suburban Guerrilla or the Director of the Chester County Peace Movement. There are so many angry women residing in the Philly suburbs these days, it took a while for me to sort out which one was caught. This time, it was Colleen LaRose or JihadJane who was charged with aiding terrorists and plotting murder.

President Newt

Charles Pierce is just as thrilled to read the praises of Newt Gingrich as I am…

I think that the Parson Meacham over at Newsweek may have set the Sucking Up To Vicious Idiots bar so high that in response, Time may blow out an ACL trying to get over it. How else to explain publishing, this brimming swine-trough of lies, phony history, pious nonsense, and disingenuous twaddle promoted by the single most duplicitous piece of pond-scum ever to be burped up along the Potomac? Newt Gingrich on the blessings of bipartisanship? Why not Newt Gingrich on how to support your wives in time of illness? There has to have been someone in the upper echelons of Time who said, “Look, folks, before we all go get lunch at 21, how’s about we talk again about printing something that is the exact equivalent of publishing a treatise on thoracic surgery written by Charlie Manson?”

Was everybody there drunk? Stoned? Out of town early for the weekend?

The persistence of the notion of Newt Gingrich, Political Genius, or of Newt Gingrich, Transformational Figure—or, in fact, any notion save that of Newt Gingrich, Opportunistic Hack–is going to puzzle scholars for centuries. Anyway, here’s a little something from last week, proving that he’s still a blight and that Time needs editors who aren’t so easily conned out of their money.

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