Posts Tagged ‘Stupidity’

Spam heaven

Written on January 4th, 2010 by Suzanne5 shouts

With the new year always come new spammers (they just give themselves new computers and Internet providers as a gift or something). Happens every year.

So for a little while I will hold some comments in moderation but people who have a comment approved will be able to post more after that. Just trying to cut down on this until people back off the spamming once again and things will go back to normal. Unfortunately, Spammers don’t put tons of hyperlinks into their spam anymore, so that doesn’t work as a filter anymore. Oh Well.

Anyway, that’s all for now, I am tired and don’t feel like playing online.

Spam heaven

Written on January 4th, 2010 by redwaterlilyno shouts

With the new year always come new spammers (they just give themselves new computers and Internet providers as a gift or something). Happens every year.

So for a little while I will hold some comments in moderation but people who have a comment approved will be able to post more after that. Just trying to cut down on this until people back off the spamming once again and things will go back to normal. Unfortunately, Spammers don’t put tons of hyperlinks into their spam anymore, so that doesn’t work as a filter anymore. Oh Well.

Anyway, that’s all for now, I am tired and don’t feel like playing online.

Palin all bent out of shape…

Written on November 30th, 2009 by redwaterlilyno shouts

This week’s Newsweek quotes Palin in her response to her picture on the November 23 cover of Newsweek. She said

It’s Sexist and a wee bit degrading

So did she think about that when she posed for that photograph or did it only become sexist and degrading on the front of the Newsweek rather then the Runner magazine?

There are a few pictures of the cover online, so I won’t even scan it in — my scanner might break from all that right-wing goo. You can see it here.

Newsweek’s response:

“We chose the most interesting image available to us to illustrate the theme of the cover, which is what we always try to do. We apply the same test to photographs of any public figure, male or female: does the image convey what we are saying? That is a gender-neutral standard.”

To be honest, neither my dearly beloved nor I looked at this image and saw Palin’s legs or anything — we both just commented on the disrespect to the American flag to the right of Palin that is draped rather carelessly over a chair – in such way, in fact, that it almost touches the floor.

Just sayin’…

Full Story » Filed under Uncategorized Tags:,

The Blogsphere needs elections. . .

Written on January 10th, 2009 by Suzanneno shouts

Not sure what happens to Bloggers, but during elections times they post – at times – stuff that is actually worth reading.  During regular times it takes more effort to dig up the interesting news and to follow up on them – so instead of doing what Bloggers do best – to dig up crap on other people and tell the whole world about it – they get out the flamethrowers and turn into pimply hormonal high school teenagers that attack each other rather then the outside world. 

Good Going

Full Story » Filed under Uncategorized Tags:

And to think I was worried about my initials growing up…

Written on December 17th, 2008 by Suzanneno shouts

*after writing this post I saw that delaware Liberal had also writtena bout it. That post can be foudn by clicking HERE.
ANYWAY – on to my post:
I was watching “The View” this morning and a story got my attention. The story is about a little boy named Adolf Hitler and ShopRite’s refusal to put that name on the boy’s birthday cake. I have to admit that my reaction is probably extremely strong, because I was born and grew up in Germany (the west part of Berlin, to be exact). I grew up with the initials SS because both my first and last name start with the letter S and I did not have a middle name. I was always bothered by that fact, knowing the German history and what those letters meant to many older Germans and Jewish people. When I got married I was very happy that my initials changed, but after getting divorced and obtaining the American citizenship, I wanted to take my maiden name back. However, I could not take back my initials, so I did the one thing that I could do to change it: I took on a middle name and changed my initials from SS to SES. I feel a lot more comfortable writing down my initials or even signing papers using my initials. This was extremely important to me because I wanted to get rid of the negative feeling about my initials.
The topic on TV this morning about this boy really got to me. This innocent child will grow up with a name that has so many negative feelings and attitudes attached top it and will only appeal to people that are, in my opinion, sick anyway – namely Nazis or Neo Nazis. How can anybody name their son Adolf Hitler? The Express Times wrote in its Sunday issue:

Adolf Hitler Campbell — it’s indeed the name on his birth certificate — turns 3 today, and the Campbell family believes the boy has been mistreated. A local supermarket refused to make a birthday cake with “Adolf Hitler” on it.
The ShopRite in Greenwich Township has also refused to make a cake bearing the name of Campbell’s daughter, JoyceLynn Aryan Nation Campbell, who turns 2 in February.
Honszlynn Hinler Jeannie Campbell, a girl named for Schutzstaffel head Heinrich Himmler, turns 1 in April.

…The Campbells have swastikas in each room of their home, the rented half of a one-story duplex just outside Milford, a borough in Hunterdon County. They say they aren’t racists but believe races shouldn’t mix.

…In the foyer, Heath Campbell, who said he has German ancestry and a relative who fought for the SS, took off boots he said were worn by a Nazi solider named Daniel.
He laid them next to a skull with a swastika on its forehead, the first of dozens of swastikas seen by the Campbells’ rare guests.
There are swastikas on walls, on jackets, on the freezer and on a pillow. The family car had swastikas, Heath Campbell said, until New Jersey’s Department of Children and Families told him they could endanger the children.
The swastikas, Heath Campbell said, are symbols of peace and balance. He considers them art.
“It doesn’t mean hatred to me,” he said. Deborah Campbell said a swastika “doesn’t really have a meaning. It’s just a symbol.”

JUST A SYMBOL??? Some symbols are bound to bring up a lot of emotions and some symbols have a lot of history and negativity attached to them — how about the Rebel Flag? If you fly that flag you have to know and be aware of the fact that some people might feel offended. It’s a risk you take. So if you name your children and decorate your house with Nazi-related items then you need to be aware of the fact that this will cause strong emotions in some people. Just imagine how a Jewish family might feel that lives nearby!
I really feel sorry for these children. I only had to deal with screwed up initials – they have to deal with screwed up names.

Full Story » Filed under Uncategorized Tags:, , ,

Pretty Funny

Written on December 4th, 2008 by Suzanneno shouts

Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen thought it was a hoax when President-Elect Obama called her twice today and she proceeded to hang up on him, twice.  Read it here.

Or how about this:

Read what Ed Rendell )D-Penn) said about fellow governor and Obama’s pick for Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano (D-Ariz.):”Janet’s perfect for that job. Because for that job, you have to have no life. Janet has no family. Perfect. She can devote, literally, 19-20 hours a day to it.”

Full Story » Filed under Politics Tags:

Bush's Midnight Regulations

Written on December 4th, 2008 by Suzanneno shouts

Following up on a previous post - here are two websites that are following the proposed (and at times already passed) Midnight Regulations: OMB Watch and ProPublica.

These midnight regulations come at a time where the economy is crumbling and where Bush and his cronies should really worry about more important things. However, if he can stick it to the American people one more time before leaving office, he will. He is messing with environmental regulations and nature just to put more money in his own pocket and that of his cronies. Which reminds me – don’t you think it’s ironic that those who scream loudest about wanting a small government with very limited input are now the ones holding their hands out and screaming that they need bailout money FROM the government?

Here are some examples of Bush’s midnight regulations:

  • Effective January 19th Truck drivers are allowed to drive up to 11 consecutive hours. Longer hours-of-service periods are bound to cause higher rates of fatigue, thereby putting the drivers and all others out on the streets at an increased risk. I also feel that this will allow truck companies to take even more advantage of their drivers by making them drive these long hours
  • Approved as of December 1, mining companies are allowed to dump the waste (i.e. excess rock and dirt) from mountaintop mining (blowing the top off a mountain to get tho the resources inside) into rivers and streams if they have a reason to do so. Usually no dumping is allowed within 100 feet – this midnight regulation weakens current rules.
  • Effective December 22, concentrated animal feeding operations, i.e. factory farms, would be allowed to have their farm runoff pollute waterways without a permit. The rule circumvents the Clean Water Act, instead allowing for self-regulation. An additional rule, not yet fully approved, would exempt factory farms from reporting air pollution emissions from animal waste. You get this, right? EPA lets Factory Farms THEMSELVES decide if they need a permit to discharge animal waste into waterways.
  • Approved on December 1 was a rule to reclassify thousands of tons of hazardous waste as fuel, allowing it to be burned instead of disposed in a manner that is more responsible and sensitive to the environment. The emissions generated by burning the waste is more toxic than emissions from burning fossil fuels. The major benefactor of this rule: The chemical industry. This rule effectively exempts about 1.5 million tons of hazardous waste that is recycled from a regulation that required such material to meet strict labeling, transportation and disposal rules.
  • Effective January 16, employee access to family and medical leave will be more limited. The rule makes it more difficult for workers to use paid vacation or personal time to take leave and allows employers to speak directly to an employee’s health care provider.
  • A rule not yet approved would end the 25-year-old ban on carrying loaded weapons in national parks.
  • OK – is it just me or are there more important things for Bush & Co. to focus on right now then the carrying of handguns in State parks? And by the way – give me one friggin reason why anybody should/would want to carry a loaded weapon into a state park. Or why make it more difficult for people to access Family Medical Leave? Or why allow farms to pollute our water? Or mining companies?

    This is all a bunch of Bush-shit.

    For more info or opinions on Bush’s Midnight Regulations:

    http://www.newyorker.com/talk/comment/2008/11/24/081124taco_talk_kolbert

    http://news.aol.com/political-machine/2008/11/21/bushs-midnight-regulations-on-fast-pace/

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/11/12/dems-eye-reversal-of-bush_n_143207.html

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/11/10/AR2008111002902.html

    http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/sfgate/detail?blogid=49&entry_id=32898

    http://www.latimes.com/news/science/environment/la-na-environmental-rules21-2008nov21,0,2851492.story

    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=97291312

    The dingbat has spoken. . .

    Written on December 4th, 2008 by Suzanneno shouts

    Since election day Karen Weldin Stewart has done little other then asking what date she will get sworn in. Of course, she tend to be out of state much the same as she did during the elections. As long as she isn’t here, she doesn’t have to appear in person at an interview – and as long as she only calls in, she can have other people sit there and whisper answers to her. The only problem is that those who tell her what to say are pretty clueless themselves. I really get a kick out of the comments on Delaware Liberal in regards to this interview. Of course, Nancy Willing seems to be the only person defending KWS. I suppose old habits die hard.

    If you want to listen to the interview, it’s here and here.

    She said that Tom Gordon didn’t play a role but she should have mentioned that he donated money to her campaign — and so did Steve Kinion and Donald Gouge and Harris McDowell via “People for McDowell” — all members of her “transition team”.

    Palin Pardon not for the faint of heart

    Written on November 21st, 2008 by Suzanneno shouts

    The National Turkey Federation and the Poultry and Egg National Board have given a turkey to the President each year at a White House ceremony. This tradition dates back to 1947. Normally these Turkeys were eaten, but in 1963 President Kennedy decided to “just keep him”. Today, however, these Turkey’[s are given an official pardon (though, it’s unclear if that tradition dates back to Eisenhower, Truman, Or the senior Bush). Actually, there are two Turkey’s that are pardoned. Names of those two turkey’s included May and Flower, Flyer and Fryer, Marshmallow and Yam, Biscuit and Gravy, and Stars and Stripes. These pardoned Turkeys then live out their live at a farm and petting zoo, Frying Pan Park in Virginia.

    If you want to vote for this years name go to here. According to the White House the turkey will be flown first class to Disneyland Resort in Southern California, where he will be the grand marshal of “Disney’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.” After the parade, guests will be able to visit the turkey in Frontierland section.

    SO ANYWAY – Governor Palin thought it would be a good idea to also pardon a Turkey (many States seem to have taken over the tradition). After the pardon process; however, Palin thought it would be good to give an interview. Well – while you watch it I’d like you to keep your eyes to the right, the guy behind Palin. While she is talking about what fun she is having and how great this is, Turkey’s are being slaughtered in the background. Once again this shows that Palin has no clue about the media and proper presentation.

    The video below has the more violent parts blurred -

    oh yeah = if you want to know what the guy in the back is doing – read on…
    (more…)

    Full Story » Filed under Uncategorized Tags:, , , ,

    Bonfire blamed for sparking Santa Barbara wildfire – Yahoo! News

    Written on November 18th, 2008 by Suzanneno shouts

    Bonfire blamed for sparking Santa Barbara wildfire.

    According to the news, one of the wild fires in California stems from a bonfire built by a group of 10 college students.  Their stupidity destroyed 210 homes, some of them multimillion dollar mansions.  Additionally, more then 2 dozen people were injured by these idiots.  I mean, we all know that lighting a fire in California is always a bad idea – because it’s been a dry year and becuase California is prone to wild fires to run rampant. 

    So far, NO CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED.

    “It appears this fire was the result of carelessness, not criminal intent”

    WHO CARES?  210 families lost their homes, more then 24 people wre injured, forrests were burned down, wild life and possibly pets died – THEY NEED TO GET CHARGED.  I don’t care if it’s intent or stupidty.  They should ahve to pay for the rest of their lives, they should actively have to help with the clean-up, they should ahve to volunteer their time for good causes — Maybe that will make them grow some brains.

    Older Posts »