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Monthly Archive: January 2012

Jan 31 2012

Oakland Cop Reprimanded by Judge

Officer John Hargraves suspended for hiding his nameplate for OWS protestors. U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson has handed down a scathing opinion to Officer Hargraves and his Lt, Clifford Wong, for Hargraves act of taping over his nameplate during interactions with Occupy Oakland on November 2nd of last year. At the time, Lt. Wong noticed …

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Jan 31 2012

Eye of the Lawsuit

Newt Gingrich has be sued for violating copyright in pursuit of his integral montage. Yesterday Rude Music Inc, owned by Survivor’s songwriter Frank Sullivan, sued the Republican Presidential hopeful for violation of copyright. Sullivan alleges that Mr. Gingrich has been prefacing many of his appearances by blasting the song “Eye of the Tiger” before going …

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Jan 31 2012

SSSD and Fox

Long day at work standing around, talking on a radio, and filling out official looking forms. Thus, I didn’t get a chance to do much reading. However, I did run across a FOX News article trying to stir up some controversy about Rock Beyond Belief. The theme of those opposed to the event is that …

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Jan 27 2012

Sign This Thing Right Meow!

Paradise Valley High School wants signatures? Then FINE we will give them signatures! Update, the preamble of the petition has been updated: “I’d like to thank everyone for their support. I never imagined that the petition would gain so much attention. However, this whole situation has been a large misunderstanding between myself and the administration. …

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Jan 27 2012

The Google Age Game

How old do you act online? While doing my daily troll of Gawker, I came upon an article about how Google calculates ones age. And you can figure out how old and what gender Google thinks you are by following this link. Apparently due to my interest in Business, Aerospace, Defense, Space Technology, Government, Government …

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Jan 27 2012

Alaska Airlines Ends Prayer Card Service

In response to customer reactions, airline axes mixing prayer and air travel.  Two days ago Alaska Airlines broke with thirty years of tradition by ending the practice of distributing “Prayer Cards” with meals out respect to company’s diverse group of consumers and their many faith traditions or lack thereof. What I find interesting is that …

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Jan 25 2012

Birther PAC

Unlimited money to promote unlimited stupidity. The Minuteman organization, a loose collection of civilians who both advocate for greater border security and watch the boarder themselves, has formed a Political Action Committee. In addition to promoting immigration reform and socially conservative policies, the PAC has added another large plank to their organization; they are birthers.

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Jan 24 2012

Dead Kittens

The side effects of American Politics. I believe most Americans are unsettled by how vehement our political discussion frequently gets. Occasionally the seething pot of hatred +1 boils over and something sad happens. This is one of those times. Sometimes the event makes us all step back, if only for a second, and pontificate on …

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Jan 24 2012

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Press Pool

Fame, fortune, and a pseudonym. There is a weird tale unfolding between writers for both The Daily Caller and Mediaite, a tale of two egos, it appears and Fishbowl DC has been covering the blow by blow. The incident’s genesis was when Mediaite’s White House correspondent, Tommy Christopher, calling the Daily Caller’s correspondent, John Pool, …

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Jan 24 2012

John Edward, Relationship Genius

I actually still can’t believe this happened. Today was a long one, eleven and a half hours. Consequently I didn’t get to read or write much but this, sadly, caught my eye. Apparently the reason Kim Kardashian got a divorce was because her father told her to. Even better, her father is dead. Even better, …

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