Posts tagged as: method-may

Overnight Open Thread (4-17-2014)– Not Sure Edition

Overnight Open Thread (4-17-2014)– Not Sure Edition

10 Things ‘Idiocracy’ Predicted Would Happen, and Sadly Already Have Garbage Avalanches In the film, it is the “Great Garbage Avalanche of 2505″ that frees our protagonists from their cryogenic sleep. This prediction that trash will eventually pile up to…

Mark Steyn: The Long, Slow, Unremarked-Upon Death of Free Speech

Mark Steyn: The Long, Slow, Unremarked-Upon Death of Free Speech

“This is the aging of the dawn of Aquarius.” I heard a lot of that kind of talk during my battles with the Canadian ?human rights? commissions a few years ago: of course, we all believe in free speech, but…

Hillary Clinton Will Soon Be Grandmother

Hillary Clinton Will Soon Be Grandmother

Chelsea Clinton announced her pregnancy. The 16-week-old fetus has been signed to a six-figure deal to host a new MSNBC show. Chelsea has reported it kicking, for which the unborn child has received a Walter Cronkite Excellence in Journalism award….

Director Bryan Singer Sued for Alleged Sexual Abuse of 15-Year-Old Boy

Director Bryan Singer Sued for Alleged Sexual Abuse of 15-Year-Old Boy

A lot of details claimed in this suit, and not just about the alleged drugging/sex. But rather about a Hollywood culture that enables the abuse of children. I’ll refer you to Variety for that. X-Men: Days of Future Past? director…

USAToday Stealth-Edits on the Ukraine Leaflets Story

USAToday Stealth-Edits on the Ukraine Leaflets Story

I quoted the story as it was written some hours ago. But they’ve changed it, without acknowledging the change. WAS: Pushilin acknowledged the flyers were distributed by his organization but he disavowed their content, according to the web site Jews…

"The Repeal Debate Is and Should Be Over:" Oblahablah Open Thread

"The Repeal Debate Is and Should Be Over:"  Oblahablah Open Thread

Oblahblah’s talking about… something or other. Oh, he’s doing a victory lap over the CBO’s new estimated numbers that claim that Obamacare’s unaffordable costs will be slightly lower. Oh God, it’s just a general defense of Oblahblahcare yet again, calling…

Paul Krugman Gets Pwn3d Like a Loudmouth in a Woody Allen Movie

Paul Krugman Gets Pwn3d Like a Loudmouth in a Woody Allen Movie

There’s a famous scene in Annie Hall when a blowhard idiot pontificates about Fellini and Marshall McLuhan. Woody Allen (or “Alvie Singer”) becomes increasingly annoyed by the boor, until he at last pulls the actual Marshall McLuhan out from behind…

Ron Paul Praises "Fantastic" Article on His Website Claiming 9/11 Was Perpetrated by the American Government

Ron Paul Praises "Fantastic" Article on His Website Claiming 9/11 Was Perpetrated by the American Government

Ron Paul offers his standard defense here, the same defense he’s used with respect to, say, his frequent appearances on the Alex Jones show — he’s such a rootin’-tootin’ fan of liberty that he does not wish to discriminate against…

Well: Leaflet Handed Out by Pro-Russian Forces Holding Eastern Ukraine Orders All Jews Over 16 Years Old to Register as Jews, Listing All of Their…

Well:  Leaflet Handed Out by Pro-Russian Forces Holding Eastern Ukraine Orders All Jews Over 16 Years Old to Register as Jews, Listing All of Their…

Chilling, but at the moment this is very sketchy and unconfirmed. A leaflet distributed in Donetsk, Ukraine calling for all Jews over 16 years old to register as Jews marred the Jewish community?s Passover festivities Monday (Passover eve), replacing them…

Obama’s Deliberately Trolling the GOP

Obama’s Deliberately Trolling the GOP

Already mentioned by @theh2 (Andy) in the morning comments, and boy, I sure wish he’d mentioned it for the podcast — great piece at Slate by John Dickerson, linked from Hot Air. We’ve talked about the Buzzfeedification of politics but…

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