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Archive for January, 2011

Rumsfeld to receive the “Defender of the Constitution” award

January 31, 2011 By: Frogette Category: Commentary, Government, Politics No Comments →

Donald Palpatine RumsfeldSeriously?! I think the “Defiler of the Constitution” award is more fitting. Guess that’s why my invitation from those jokers over at CPAC got ‘lost in the mail’.

My favorite headlines this week

January 29, 2011 By: Frogette Category: Media No Comments →

Why Bacon Is A Gateway To Meat For Vegetarians

Lobster in the mountains, riots on the Nile

Stripper shortage at Super Bowl?Video

What Zodiac Sign Is the Worst Driver?

Why GOP outreach doesn’t lure Latinos

Necessity really is the mother of invention

January 28, 2011 By: Frogette Category: Uncategorized No Comments →

Impeded by the U.S. border fence, creative criminals have taken to using a catapult to lob marijuana from Mexico into Arizona. Yes, that ubiquitous medieval device has found a new life in the modern world. The National Guard caught drug smugglers using an SUV mounted catapult to fling small bales of pot up and over our border fence.  Having toured the U.S. Border Patrol museum I can’t say I’m surprised.  No one shows more ingenuity than criminals.  They’ll modify anything if they think it will get the job done.

Kvatch upon hearing this suggested a couple of clever names for this new device ~ “the potipult” or, my favorite, “the weedbuchet”.  Pull!

And this is why

January 27, 2011 By: Frogette Category: Economics, Kleptocracy, Protest, Religion 2 Comments →

I hate organized religion. What a slick piece of work this guy is. Disgusting. If you’re a rich pastor and your congregants are poor, be like Jesus and give some of your wealth away. If you don’t, you’ve really just missed the point.

My favorite headlines this week

January 22, 2011 By: Frogette Category: Media 3 Comments →

Hey all.  I’m really sorry for being MIA for the past couple of weeks.  2011 is getting off to a rocky start in our household.  We’ve had some family stuff and are passing colds back and forth, so we’ve been down for the count the past couple of weeks.  Hopefully things are on the mend and I’ll be posting more in the future.  Until then, leaving you with my favorite headlines this week.

The 50 Most Loathesome Americans (this one is from Kvatch)

GOP Governor: Christians Are My Brothers And Sisters, Others Not

Pope Takes on Italy PM Over Sex Scandal

and one really awesome quote:

I’ve thought about it.  Like I’m doing my taxes now for last year, and I’m looking over my credit card bills for all the times I’ve taken women out to dinner.  If I divide that by the number of times I’ve had sex, I’m paying more for sex then Elliott Spitzer!”

~ Audience participant at The View commenting on whether or not women who don’t intend to date you should go dutch at dinner

Cheney’s going to get a new heart?

January 18, 2011 By: Frogette Category: Commentary No Comments →

That’s what the media is saying. Now if he only, “had a brain…”

Starbucks rolls out the bucket o’ coffee

January 17, 2011 By: Frogette Category: Commentary No Comments →

Starbucks announced this week that it will expand the availability of it’s 31 ounce drinks.  The Trenta cup, yeah the really called it that, will cost a mere 50 cents more than the uber popular venti.  And it will contain 11 additional ounces of whatever it is your ordering.  I’m sitting here imagining a 31 ounce frappacino and the thought just makes me sick.  The whole idea is just disgusting!

Skynet is that you?

January 10, 2011 By: Frogette Category: Conspiracy, Humor, Internet 2 Comments →

Tomorrow is 1/11/11. Computers, this is not a sign that it’s time to rise against us!

~ Stephen Colbert (via Twitter)

Blue Shield has lost their damned mind

January 07, 2011 By: Frogette Category: California, Economics, Health 3 Comments →

It was announced this week that Blue Shield of California is planning a 59% rate hike. 59% for health insurance, after Obamacare has passed?!  They must think they’re Anthem Blue Cross who got reamed in 2010 for even suggesting a 39% hike.  I guess insurers think that rate increases are like a game of poker you just keep upping the ante.  To add insult to injury they said in a statement that their decision had:

almost nothing to do with the federal health reform law and that ultimately the law will help slow down health care costs.

Sounds to me like Blue Shield has just gone completely insane.

File this one under duh

January 06, 2011 By: Frogette Category: Snark No Comments →

A headline from today’s online media…

Elizabeth Edwards leaves out husband in will

I would have!

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