Megyn Kelly used her Fox News dog and pony show today to discuss Donald Trump’s statement about closing down mosques in response to the attack in Paris. “We’re opening up a very dangerous door if we get the government getting to go into a religious institution and decide what amounts to hate speech,” she said to… More »
Hi! How are you doing this Wednesday morning? Get a good night’s rest? Watch a little news this morning? In which perhaps some people were debating whether or not we should be taking refugees from Syria into our country, on the grounds that “some of them could maybe somehow be terrorists”? Did you see the… More »
“Although bonded in grief with the victims, the fans, the families, the citizens of Paris, and all those affected by terrorism, we are proud to stand together, with our new family, now united by a common goal of love and compassion.”… More »
Brew up some Joe, and go seduce someone! More »
The people are what make a story a “big story” — not the media. More »
At least it’s not an ancient Egyptian pictogram. While this year’s Oxford Dictionaries word of the year is not an actual word, it is a popular image: the “face with tears of joy” emoji, Newsweek reports. “You can see how traditional alphabet scripts have been struggling to meet the rapid-fire, visually focused demands of 21st… More »
I’ve been spending the last few days reading essays that were published after 9/11, thinking about how deep the rift in my life is, between my childhood until September 11, 2001, and my adolescence and adulthood after. I’ve been wondering what life is going to be like for French kids, now, because I know how… More »
Do we need more laws regulating the business of the paranormal? More »
Last week, I wrote an article about how it’s not exactly proper etiquette to leave a rude note instead of a tip when one goes out to eat. However, it appears Jason Paul Naglich of Redondo Beach, California, didn’t read it.
After eating out at the Bamboo Thai Bistro, Naglich refused to tip his waitress and… More »
Lee Robert Moore is being charged with solicitation of a minor and of providing obscene material to a minor. More »
When the news broke on Friday that Paris had been attacked, I was at a friend’s house. I kept reciting the numbers to him: two explosions, 35 dead, hostages taken. Three explosions, 60 dead, 50 hostages taken. Then 100 hostages taken. Another attack at a mall. And on, and on.
His reaction was, “This is… More »
Watch the video and partake in this man’s most absurd form of budgeting! More »
Palin defends Bristol’s unplanned pregnancies, citing belief in a “God of second chances.”… More »
Roughly 1,500 Mormons are resigning from the Mormon Church of Latter-day Saints to protest a new policy that labels same-sex couples “apostate” as well as banning children of same-sex relationships from being baptized in the church.
The guidebook of these new policies called “Handbook 1,” were handed out to church leaders at the beginning of… More »
After last night’s terrorist attacks in Paris, social media has reacted with its usual influx of positive support and activism, but also predictably, the fire-storms of boundless bigotry.
There are 1.6 Billion Muslims in the world, and among them, only a few thousand fanatics who are terrorist factions – extremists – who are completely separate. More »
After Friday night’s terrorist attacks in Paris which left 128 dead and 200 injured, French president Francois Hollande vowed to retaliate with a “merciless” response to the deadliest attacks on their soil since World War II.
The terrorist group responsible for the attacks are ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. The… More »
Will SCOTUS find in favor of allowing the government to bullshit us? More »