Tagged With: Stupidity

You’re Doing It Wrong

NEW YORK –  Most people who’ve done time in jail can’t wait to get away. But this week, New York City authorities accused one former inmate of sneaking back in. Yonkers resident Matthew Matagrano, 36, was arraigned in Manhattan on Saturday on charges that he impersonated a Department of Correction investigator. Officials say that for … Continue reading »

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Oh, Barkeep…

When we order a Manhattan, and the bartender asks if we’d prefer Dewar’s or the Macallan, we shall take that as a Highly Reliable Sign….

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The Altitude? Really?

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/10/04/gore-blames-denver-altitude-for-obama-debate-performance/ “I’m going to say something controversial here,” Gore said on Current TV, the channel he helped found. “Obama arrived in Denver at 2 p.m. today, just a few hours before the debate started. Romney did his debate prep in Denver. When you go to 5,000 feet, and you only have a few hours to … Continue reading »

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Why Importing Drugs Hurts Us

(Originally posted 12 Jul 2004, on a previous incarnation of this site.) I was reading an article today discussing a bill that would ban the import of cut-rate drugs from other countries. Specifically, the author hinted that those who oppose importing drugs (namely the Bush administration) are selling out their constituents health in favor of … Continue reading »

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Fun with Insurance

We were in a minor accident a couple of weeks ago, resulting in the total loss of the vehicle (the Explorer did a full roll, coming to land on its feet, with no injuries to the driver or the dog: pretty good safety engineering in there).  The past two-and-a-half weeks have been an…interesting trip through … Continue reading »

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And Speaking of Children…

In fact, Obama became so frustrated with the C.B.O. that at one point during the health-care debate he banned his aides from using the term “C.B.O.” in his presence. Instead, the President called the C.B.O. “banana.” http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2012/03/the-mandate-memo-how-obama-changed-his-mind.html Really?  The President–the Commander-in-Chief, the man with his finger on the button, the man who wants to control … Continue reading »

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UPS

Union Package Smashers: we’ll destroy it, even if we have to run over it with the airplane!

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Freudian Slip

“I have to vote for Obama.  I have no brain.” –Prof. Cantrell

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Compensating

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/spaced_out_qGxi9pqY9Lu9xqzIZMd18H Transportation officials want to knock down a Chinatown newsstand that’s been in the same spot for 35 years — after suddenly discovering that it’s a precious 3 inches too close to the building it faces. “They came and measured, and the [Department of Transportation] said the newsstand is 3 inches too short for a … Continue reading »

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Allergies

ver·i·fy verb (used with object), -fied, -fy·ing. … 2. to ascertain the truth or correctness of, as by examination, research, or comparison The policy says “verify warranty status, then send parts.” The other policy says “warranty ended about four years ago.”  Ergo, I didn’t send parts.  Customer gets all butthurt.  Manglement asks “why didn’t you … Continue reading »

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