How Stupid? This Stupid. Still.
Bill Quick

Explaining Donald Trump’s Enemies Further – and despite all evidences to the contrary – the GOP establishment is under the delusional impression that extremely poor campesinos from socialist countries in Latin America are somehow “natural soil” for a message of … Continue reading

Dumbass?
Bill Quick

Inflatable ‘space elevator’ invented by scientists – Telegraph Rockets are incredibly inefficient because they need huge amounts of power to get off the ground, using up most of their fuel fighting against inertia and atmospheric drag. Eh? Gravity? Like (0) … Continue reading

Nevertheless, It Moves, You Morons!
Bill Quick

Independent expert confirms that the “impossible” EM Drive actually works – ScienceAlert But even then, until we can figure out exactly how the EM Drive works, it’s unlikely that the idea is going to be taken seriously by the scientific … Continue reading

Non-thought: Worse than Not Thinking
SteveF

People who are unable or unwilling to think logically sure come up with some crazy ideas, anything from bizarre superstitions to full-blown nut-job religions. And conspiracy theories: Three scientists investigating melting Arctic ice may have been assassinated, professor claims A … Continue reading

The Best of all Possible Libertarian Dream Worlds
Bill Quick

Be Kind To Bigots: Repeal the Anti-Discrimination Laws This explains why the need to break down segregation was considered a special justification for drastic measures. There was some grumbling around the edges, but it was less about the basic principle … Continue reading

And We’re Unanimous In That!
Bill Quick

HotAir — Politics, Culture, Media, 2015, Breaking News from a conservative viewpoint Sean Trende Why the gay marriage decision is unlikely to lead to polygamy 29 M.B. Dougherty How gay marriage paves the way for legal polygamy Well, glad to … Continue reading

The World’s Smallest Fiddle Playing “I Weep for Your Pain”
SteveF

Border fence jumpers breaking bones Reports of migrants getting hurt when trying to jump the fence or trekking through the treacherous desert are not new, but immigrant shelters and Mexican officials are seeing a spike of migrants — especially women … Continue reading

Oh, Heh, Yeah!
Bill Quick

Gay Marriage has been legal in Canada for 10 years. pic.twitter.com/7BqVLiunMi — maddie (@Maddie_R_W) June 26, 2015 Like (0)

Armageddon is nigh.
drach

While flipping through my cable channels tonight looking for something to waste a few minutes on before I went to bed I came upon what I believe could be considered the last trump before the end of time. It is … Continue reading

Great News for the Future! 61% of Millennials Get Political News From Facebook
Bill Quick

Why Media Companies Are Just Giving Their Content To Facebook: Chart Millennials — loosely defined as people between 18 and 33 years old — aren’t known as the most avid political news consumers. But they sure love Facebook.  According to … Continue reading

This little piggie squealed ‘wee wee wee” all the way home.
nemo paradise

Moody’s downgraded Chicago’s municipal debt to junk status today. Rahm was irate, and spoke truth to power: “While Chicago’s financial crisis is very real and at our doorsteps, today’s irresponsible decision by Moody’s to downgrade the City’s credit by two … Continue reading

Keurig Backs Down, Frees the Coffee Pods
Bill Quick

Keurig says it was wrong to force users to buy single-serving pods | Ars Technica Coffee company Keurig Green Mountain offered something of a mea culpa on Wednesday night, when its CEO admitted that the company had been wrong to … Continue reading

American Ignoramus Has Crushing Collision With Reality
Bill Quick

Facebook post written in Florida lands US man in United Arab Emirates jail | Ars Technica A helicopter mechanic who popped off about his Middle East job on Facebook while at home in the US got more than an upbraiding from … Continue reading

It Just Keeps Getting Worse
Bill Quick

Is Global Warming to Blame for the Cold Weather? – Rasmussen Reports™ With unusually cold weather hitting much of the country, the question naturally arises: Is this a normal periodic occurrence or is it caused by something out of the … Continue reading