Monthly Archives: March 2012

Church Sign Of The Day

(Via JMG reader Bluebard)

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Tweet Of The Day – Ruth Buzzi

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150 Number Ones For Madonna

As of this week, Madonna has topped Billboard’s various charts 150 times. (Times, not weeks.) Leading the list are the 41 songs that have hit #1 on the Dance/Club chart. Of more mainstream interest are her twelve #1 pop singles and her seven #1 pop albums, the latter of which will become eight with next week’s #1 debut of MDNA.

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The History Of April Fools Day

Or IS it?

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REPORT: Rep. Aaron Schock Used Campaign Cash For Lavish Vacations

Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL), the “hottie” Congressman, is at the top of a list of federal politicians who used campaign donations to reimburse himself for lavish vacations around the world. Watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) released a report Friday claiming that a Republican Illinois congressman misused campaign funds for lavish hotels, cash reimbursements for his ...

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Secretary Of State Bloomberg?

Late last year Hillary Clinton revealed that she would likely not be staying on for Obama’s second term, leading to fevered speculation as to her possible successor. New York’s tabloids are floating Mayor Michael Bloomberg for the job. Hizzoner said Thursday he would consider a role in the President’s cabinet if one is offered — regardless of which candidate wins ...

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Canada Kills The Penny

But when will America do this? Canada will withdraw the penny from circulation this year, saving taxpayers about C$11 million ($11 million) annually and forcing retailers to round prices to the nearest nickel, the government announced in its budget today. The Royal Canadian Mint, which has produced 35 billion pennies since it began production in 1908, will cease distribution this ...

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Millions In Public Money For Ark Project

Americans United for Separation of Church and State are protesting the plan to provide $11M in Kentucky state road improvements to support the Christian theme park where the centerpiece attraction is an alleged replica of Noah’s Ark. “The Highway-36 appropriation is intended to promote and support a religious, evangelical enterprise, violating the separation of church and state and the Kentucky ...

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WaPo’s Mention Machine

Source.

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Johanna Quaas, 86, Gymnast

She even does the parallel bars.

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Current TV Fires Keith Olbermann

After months of battling Current TV’s owners and management, Keith Olbermann was fired today. The dismissal letter is harsh. “We created Current to give voice to those Americans who refuse to rely on corporate-controlled media and are seeking an authentic progressive outlet. We are more committed to those goals today than ever before. Current was also founded on the values ...

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Sigur Rós – Ekki Múkk

From the upcoming album Valtari.

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About Those Arrested Cruise Passengers…

This will surely change some opinions.

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Still No Winner In NY Senate Election

We still have no declared winner in last week’s special election to replace Rikers-bound New York Senator Carl Kruger. As you may recall, NOM invested heavily in the campaign, hoping to claim as their own a victory by marriage opponent David Storobin (above right). NOM’s ads declared that it was against Torah law to vote for a Jewish candidate (Lew ...

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One Million Moms Against Slutty Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

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Romney Secretly Donated $10K To NOM

Sam Stein reports at Huffington Post: When Romney eventually made his donation, he did so quietly, and through an unusual channel. Records filed by Romney’s Free and Strong America PAC with the Federal Election Commission did not include details of that $10,000 donation. Nor did NOM’s public 990 form. In fact, record of the payment was only uncovered Friday when ...

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A Stroke Turned Him Gay

BBC Three interviews the guy who last year claimed that a stroke turned him from straight to gay.

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The Bipartisan Vibrator

A fantasy toy from Babeland. On the Red Channel:“Oh yeah, baby, just like a filibuster.”“I’ll make you scream louder than a Fox News talk show host.”“A little lower please, and I mean lower than a billionaire’s tax rate.”“Drill, baby, drill.” On the Blue Channel:“We can do this together, yes, we can.”“A little more to the left, oh yeah, there, that’s ...

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Board Game For Home-Schoolers

Relive the Crusades! Earn points for every infidel you murder! Conquer the world—for Christ! This challenging board game tests not only your navigational skills as you travel around the world on mission trips, but also your ability to finance these expeditions by making wise investments. ”Temptation” and ”Blessing” squares add to the fun and keep the action going. Everyone can ...

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AFA Poll Of The Day

Results.

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