davidl on December 26th, 2014

Roman Polanski confessed and convicted rapist and fugitive from justice thinks forty-two days is an ample sentence for statutory rape, from Reuters: Polanski, 81, was charged in 1977 with raping a 13-year-old girl in Los Angeles after plying her with champagne and drugs. He pleaded guilty to having unlawful sex with a minor. But the […]

Continue reading about Roman Polanski Wants Forty-two Days for Rape

davidl on November 27th, 2013

Today’s handy household tip is courtesy of Neo-Neocon: [D]ry the iPod under a light bulb for up to five hours, and then put it to sleep in a bed of rice for between two to seven days, then plug it in to charge and see if it lit up. If that happens, you’ve got a […]

Continue reading about News You Can Use: How to Dry Your IPad

Oslo, from Steven Erlanger,  New York Slimes: OSLO — The Norwegian police on Saturday charged a man they identified as a right-wing fundamentalist Christian in connection with the bombing of a government building in central Oslo and a shooting attack on a nearby island that together killed at least 92 people. reax, John Hinderaker, Powerline: […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble; Another Gun Free Safety Zone Killing?

on April 17th, 2010

Jones To The Grindstone.com Adding stress to an already stressful situation is not a good idea, especially when dealing with the U.S. Army. While deployed in the desert, around a dozen men found out their wives back on the post were being investigated for a crime. What in the hell? All fun and games until… […]

Continue reading about Of Swords And Clubs

on December 21st, 2009

By JonesToTheGrindstone.com Living where loud explosions pepper my day is routine. In Warner Robins, Ga., sonic booms are the norm. According to Dictionary.com, sonic booms are “explosive sounds caused by the shock wave preceding an aircraft traveling at or above the speed of sound.” Even after living here for a while, they still scare the […]

Continue reading about Booms And Bombs—not a Blast

on December 16th, 2009

By Karen Jones, JonesToTheGrindstone.com I am building a catalog of tools and equipment to better ease us through our days—as we live amongst those who just don’t “get” us, want to “get” us, or even notice us as needing to be “gotten”. On top of the list of regular disturbances to be eased is sifting […]

Continue reading about BS, be Gone!

Eric Florack on December 4th, 2009

Der Spiegel is reporting: Copenhagen Mayor Ritt Bjerregaard sent postcards to city hotels warning summit guests not to patronize Danish sex workers during the upcoming conference. Now, the prostitutes have struck back, offering free sex to anyone who produces one of the warnings. Now, according to Wikipedia, In Denmark, prostitution itself is legal, but operating […]

Continue reading about Global Warming Leads to Free Love?

Eric Florack on November 27th, 2009

Some time ago, David blogged about Nadya Suleman: I suppose after delivering fourteen children, posing for Christie Hefner is out of the question.   Suleman is going  have busy changing nappies and will be hard pressed to pay for a dipper service after her fifteen minutes of fame expire, in fourteen and a half minutes. Well, […]

Continue reading about Octomom Nadya Suleman: A Case of Reinforcing Bad Behavior

Eric Florack on November 22nd, 2009

From  the NewsReal Blog: Toymaker Mattel Inc. has given its best-selling Barbie doll a makeover in honor of her 50th anniversary. Meet Burkha Barbie, garbed in traditional Islamic Dress. On sale now. I have to say that it is amusing to listen to the gender feminists’ silence on this monstrosity.  Just a short while ago, […]

Continue reading about Burka Barbie

davidl on November 1st, 2009

The Fox News Sunday interview with Rush Limbaugh. Presidential advisor David Axelrod fires back, Polttico: “It is a surreal day when you are getting lectures on humility by Rush Limbaugh,” Axelrod said on CBS’s “Face The Nation.” “He is an entertainer. The president has to run the country.” Mr. Axelrod, if  Rush Limbaugh is just an […]

Continue reading about Reax to Rush’s Fox News Interview

davidl on October 20th, 2009

Is Bobby Gibbs the worst White House press secretary ever, or has Gibby been given some rather lame talking points?   Gibbhs does not appear to know the difference between a news show and an opinion show.  Well neither does Keith Olbermann, but that’s a different show. When asked why the White House does not consider […]

Continue reading about More White House Versus Fox

Eric Florack on October 17th, 2009

Micheal Wade over at Q&O asks an interesting question:  Will Balloon Boy Be The New Schiavo? I truly hope that I’m wrong. That cooler heads will prevail. That, if indeed the parents set this whole thing up as a publicity stunt, the local authorities will handle it sternly, yet quietly. “We” don’t need to be […]

Continue reading about The Balloon Brouhaha And Who Benefits

davidl on October 2nd, 2009

Clearly Barack Obama’s alleged  charm is not all the MSM plays it up to be. From a clearly a gasp Associated Press: COPENHAGEN – Chicago was eliminated in the first ballot of voting for the 2016 Olympics on Friday, a stunning defeat for the city that was expected to be one of the two finalists. […]

Continue reading about IOC Throws Chicago Under the Bus

davidl on June 27th, 2009

Jackson, Eric rambled quite a bit about the late Michael Jackson.   Much too much to quote. First some perspective.   Did I tell you I hate Jonah Goldberg.  Nobody should be able to write his well at one thirty in the morning.    Goldberg finds the media reaction to Jackson passing overdone, via National Review: Generally speaking, […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble

davidl on April 17th, 2009

Funny, we just don’t seem have hair stylists like Olga, Carl Schreck, Crime Watch: In what is either the weirdest Russian crime story of the year so far or a new low in yellow crime journalism, a female hair stylist in the Kaluga region is suspected of holding an armed robber in captivity as a […]

Continue reading about This One Got Kinky