31 August 2007

Miss Teen USA 2007 - South Carolina answers a question

No doubt you've heard Miss Teen South Carolina answer her question, but after listening to it again, watch her proud parent's reaction, and then listen to a touching tribute song to her answer. Enjoy.

Reaction Of The Proud Parents of Miss Teen South Carolina

Tribute Song for Miss Teen South Carolina's Answer


Air-dropped damns could fix levee breeches

That's right, it's an actual headline on some tree-hugger site. Curse words from the sky could fix levee pants, apparently.
Damns formed of metal tripods and self-filling water bladders could be air-dropped to rapidly repair levees breached by storm damage, say US government researchers.

When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans in August 2005, the levees created to protect the city from flooding were breached and the resulting deluge left 80% of the city underwater (see Flawed levees no match for Hurricane Katrina).

Should a similar disaster strike the US again, the researchers hope that make-shift damns, dropped from the air, could stem prevent the resulting flood.
Wow. Just...damn.

The Shocker!

The gesture, involving the middle, index and pinky fingers, goes by various names including "the shocker" when the connotation is sexual in nature.
That'll get you blurred. See the picture.

29 August 2007

nasty bad naughty boy

Tell me this guy isn't a homo.

Republicans hammer Brit artist's Bush

Another great headline.

Hammering a bush is a hell of a lot better than soliciting sex in a bathroom from a dude.

Blown transformer cuts power to wiener plant

What? You think I make these headlines up?

Gun lovers disarm control advocates

Here's a taste of Liberal Chicago gun-control advocacy:
Let's get organized and shove tougher gun policies right down their throats.
Laura Washington hates guns, and apparently can't understand why everyone doesn't see things her way.

Is it because she's so rational and reasonable?
Our elected officials have either been bought off or are missing in action. The odds are against the majority of Americans who are terrified and sickened by the gun menace.
Nope, that's not it. Is it because she's got paranoid delusions about what constitutes responsible gun ownership?
Do you want to be standing in line for gas, popcorn or a gallon of milk and find yourself next to someone who's packing heat? If he takes the White House, we can all go shopping for embossed leather holsters and pearl-handled pistols. I'll be looking to accessorize that with rhinestone-studded boots.
That might be closer to the truth.

Laura can't understand why an ABC News poll showed overwhelming support for gun control, while letters to the editor demonstrated an overwhelming desire for her to STFU. Seriously, an ABC News poll? Did they call 25 inner-city residents at random and call that a sample?

Laura believes that gun control measures don't advance because gun rights advocates are so mean and vitriolic. Hmmm. The phrase "pot calling the kettle black" comes to mind.

28 August 2007

Sen. Craig: 'I Am Not Gay'

Maybe not, but his boyfriends sure are.

100-year-old celebrates her birthday by smoking 170,000th cigarette

An iron-lunged pensioner has celebrated her 100th birthday by lighting up her 170,000th cigerette from a candle on her birthday cake.
Speaking at her 100th birthday party Winnie said: "I have smoked ever since infant school and I have never thought about quitting.

Happy Birthday Granny!

U.S. most armed country with 90 guns per 100 people

Well, 90% isn't bad, I guess. This surprised me, though:
India had the world's second-largest civilian gun arsenal, with an estimated 46 million firearms outside law enforcement and the military, though this represented just four guns per 100 people there. China, ranked third with 40 million privately held guns, had 3 firearms per 100 people.