(time for something on the lighter side; please feel free to add anything that tickles your fancy.)
(above via RT)
‘UC Davis defends paying to remove pepper-spray references from Internet’, latimes.com Their defense? “It worked!” #ByeByeLindaPateki
Oopsie; ‘Cloudy with a chance of Humvees’; it was raining Humvees last week when a US Army training exercise at Hohenfels military base in Germany went wrong. Three military vehicles detached from their parachute systems and crashed violently to the ground.”
Come on; in all fairness, just three of ‘many, the proud, and the free’ hummers….
Occupy newsletter: ‘Only Bernie Sanders Can Break the Power of Capitalism in the U.S!’
‘Obamacare Adviser: UnitedHealth Is Pulling Out Because Patients Were Too Sick’, dailycaller.com (spit-take worthy)
George Clooney: “Would you like to come to a fundraising dinner? Tickets are only $353,400 (bleacher seats may be somewhat less).” Later: “Isn’t big money in politics…obscene?”
‘Socialist Senator Explains the Difference Between Democrats and Republicans’, Mike Whitney (video)
“Should older people have their vote weighted less than younger people?
“The case is simple enough. The older you are, the less time you have, the less stake you have in the future and the more you are likely to make short-sighted decisions which favor yourself.”
Yes; clearly, each vote cast by a citizen over thirty should count as 3/5 of a vote.
‘Beware of scarlet hair’: According to Breitbart, a rightwing blog read – according to some experts – by people who aren’t very bright, redheads are more likely to be terrorists. The site notes that white “Islamic extremists reported on by the media are 15 times more likely than the general population to have red hair”. The rationale for this, Breitbart writes, “at least according to some experts”, is the “bullying and persecution [redheads] endure early in life”.
‘Secretive group of Hollywood conservatives suddenly dissolves’. Related: Doctor Phil McGraw says Angelina and her father can be reunited now, on his show (or Oprha’s) if they’d like. (He’s not a real doctor…)
Wot? No Depends, Mr. President, you ageist so-and-so? (won’t embed)
Related, and hint: not so much:
Because nothing says Grand Canyon love like crap fighter jets screaming overhead:
Big Bird: The Bern is the word… (h/t: Bruce)