Man Accidentally Shoots Himself At NRA Event

Man Accidentally Shoots Himself At NRA Event

Man Accidentally Shoots Himself At NRA Event.

Just wanted to note that this happened.

Hence it’s a statistical certainty if we can just have enough NRA events, this problem will sort itself out.

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And Now You Know Why Ted Cryz is a Lying Idiot: Apples and Trees

And Now You Know Why Ted Cryz is a Lying Idiot: Apples and Trees

Cruz has made headlines lately with similarly controversial comments. At an event sponsored by the gun rights advocacy group OK2A and the anti-government Tulsa 9.12 Project in November, Cruz claimed that God ordains capital punishment.

“You know, the Bible is so clear,” he said. “Go to Genesis Chapter 9 and you will find the death penalty clearly stated in Genesis Chapter 9 … God ordains the…

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Mitch McConnell’s ties Ukrainian Foreign Policy to Domestic Republican Fundraising

Mitch McConnell’s ties Ukrainian Foreign Policy to Domestic Republican Fundraising

So why does the same senator, Chopivsky asks, tie up IMF funding important to Ukraine because of a domestic political dispute over nonprofits, known as 501(c)(4)s?

“I would hope that my old friend Mitch McConnell could separate the issues and treat the IMF and Ukraine aid separately from 501(c)(4)s and political fundraising,” Chopivsky said in an interview.

via Mitch McConnell’s foreign policy…

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Found Someone Willing to Give the Government Free Money…Twist…His Name is Matt Drudge

Found Someone Willing to Give the Government Free Money…Twist…His Name is Matt Drudge

Multiple tax experts have also since explained that the estimated tax filing doesn’t even have a way to designate a specific sum as satisfying the penalty.

So as one tax expert put it to the Huffington Post: “For whatever reason, Matt Drudge has decided to give the government an interest-free loan.”

via The Bizarre Case Of Matt Drudge And His Obamacare ‘Liberty Tax’.

This is the kind of stuff…

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More People With Money to Spend Is Good for Economy (No Shit Sherlock department)

More People With Money to Spend Is Good for Economy (No Shit Sherlock department)

The two charts below help illustrate the relationship between inequality and GDP growth (on the left), and redistribution and GDP growth (on the right). The authors note a “strong negative relationship” between inequality and growth – as inequality increases, growth numbers decline. Turning to the redistribution chart, the nearly-flat line indicates a weak (and if anything, positive) relationship…

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Paul Ryan’s Internalize Ideology

Paul Ryan’s Internalize Ideology

But if Ryan genuinely stumbled heedless into a racial tinderbox then it suggests he, and most likely many other conservatives, has fully internalized a framing of social politics that was deliberately craftedto appeal to white racists without regressing to the uncouth language of explicit racism, and written its origins out of the history. If that’s the case it augurs poorly for those in the…

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Hobby Lobby Statements About Birth Control

Hobby Lobby Statements About Birth Control

Birth Control Makes You Less of a Person

“Thus, it has come to pass that the widespread use of contraceptives has indeed harmed women physically, emotionally, morally, and spiritually—and has, in many respects, reduced her to the mere instrument for the satisfaction of [man’s] own desires.” —The American Freedom Law Center

Sex Is as Unessential as Bowling or Stamp Collecting

“Second,…

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Why do we, Pirate?

Why do we, Pirate?

Kickstarted Veronica Mars Promised Digital Download; Pirate Bay Delivers – Slashdot.

“Backers were promised ‘You will receive a digital version of the movie within a few days of the movie’s theatrical debut.’ Warner Bros are providing a non-downloadable ultra-violetcoupon (although Veronica Mars is available for download through other stores). The download is already available on the Pirate Bay.…

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