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New York City Blasted By 152 Millimeters of Snow!

It was truly an historic snowstorm that hit New York City yesterday. Never before has the metropolis received so much snow on January 27, 2015.

Governor Andrew Cuomo instituted a state of emergency, forbidding people to travel in huge areas of New York State, and forecasters predicted up to 3 feet of snow. What actually […]

One Million Moms: Pour Sugar In Your Kids, But Don’t Talk About Jam

The Christian organization One Million Moms is outraged, because, well, that’s what they do. The group has begun a nationwide campaign against Kellogg’s, demanding that it stop distributing the following advertisement for its new peanut butter and jelly Pop-Tart:

One Million Moms offers the following description of the advertisement: “The animated commercial has a mom […]

Rand Paul Demands Presidential Election In 2016

In the opening lines of his personal video response to the State of the Union Address by the President of the United States, Kentucky’s junior senator Rand Paul called for there to be elections to choose a new President: “Something is clearly wrong. America needs many things, but what America desperately needs is new leadership. […]

Is Jeb Bush Right To Rise?

Before he has even formally announced his presidential campaign, we know Jeb Bush’s running mate. It’s Bush-Euphemism 2016!

Jeb Bush has announced the formation of a new Super PAC where rich people with engorged assets can donate money to the cause of… well, making Jeb Bush look like a stand-up guy. The name of […]

Top 5 Up To Stories In 2014 News

Seen on Twitter: “Email marketing has an ROI of up to 4300% (Source: HubSpot)”

“Up to” is a wonderfully useful statistical phrase for people promoting flimsy schemes. “Up to” doesn’t promise that a number will be accurate for everybody, or even approachable by most people. “Up to” describes the highest value in a range of […]

Hiding Extraterrestrials Shown In Paintings From Across Medieval Europe

Yesterday, I came upon a web site that claimed that medieval paintings are filled with images of extraterrestrials. A painting called The Madonna with Saint Giovannino was given as an example. As you can see here, over the shoulder of Santa Maria is a smudge that appears to be floating in the sky.

The […]

Sony Hacks Ethics Scandal Embroils Deputy General Counsel

Sony Deputy General Counsel John Fukunaga has so far declined to comment about an ethics scandal revealed in emails linked by a shadowy group calling itself Guardians of Peace. The emails suggest that Fukunaga may have knowingly violated Sony corporate policy by checking his Facebook account while officially on the clock.

Furthermore, Fukunaga appears to […]

I Do Not Think That Word Means What You Think It Means

Ta-Nehisi Coates, senior editor of Vanity Fair: “Fatalism is not an option.”

Bonus points to anyone who can explain to me how fatalism cannot be an option.

The Monsters Won

I Finally Agree With George W. Bush

The headline reads, “George W. Bush says Jeb Bush 2016 Presidential Run is “A Toss Up”.

So, I find that after all these years, I finally agree with George W. Bush about something.

The idea of Jeb Bush running for President in 2016 makes me want to toss up, too.

[…]

Gary Johnson For President 2016 Aims For Unprecidented Libertarian Success

Sam Rolley at Personal Liberty Digest writes that, “Popular former New Mexico Governor and 2012 Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson has announced that he plans to launch another bid for the Oval Office in 2016, which could be a year for unprecedented libertarian success in the presidential contest.”

Unprecedented Libertarian success? What would that look […]