Idiocracy

McAfee Team Posts “Q” To His IG Page After His Death

The Daily Beast reports: An Instagram post uploaded after John McAfee’s death was announced Wednesday appeared to be a shoutout to the QAnon conspiracy theory, turning the apparent suicide in prison of a notorious software impresario into a surreal moment while sparking a frenzy of baseless speculation. Posted around 4 p.m. Wednesday, the image showed just a black letter “Q” …

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Shapiro On NYC Dems: They Don’t Want To Ban Crime

Mediaite reports: During the New York City Democratic mayoral primary debate on Wednesday, candidates were asked what they would ban if elected. Predictably, Ben Shapiro was widely mocked for pointing out – in apparent earnestness – that none of the candidates said they would ban crime, which by definition, is banned. Read the full article. Notably, nobody said crime https://t.co/9ihSrJwWy6 …

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Newsmax Calls For State To Investigate After Student “Illegally” Says “Under Allah” In Pledge Of Allegiance

Mediaite reports: Earlier this week, Newsmax held a panel discussion about a Virginia high school student who said “Allah” instead of “God” while reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in front of her class graduation ceremony. During the discussion in which five indignant people took umbrage at this development, conservative radio talkshow host Mark Vargas called the act “unpatriotic,” and said, …

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Loony Louie Gohmert Wonders If Forest Service Can Alter The Moon’s Orbit To Help Stem Climate Change

“I was informed by the director of NASA that they have found that the moon’s orbit is changing slightly and so is the earth’s orbit around the sun, and we know there’s been significant solar flare activity. “And so is there anything the National Forest Service or BLM [Bureau of Land Management] can do to change the course of the …

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Dem Candidate Attacked In “Dildo Drone” Incident

The New York Daily News reports: A mayoral hopeful in Albuquerque was punched at a campaign event by a man who was also accused of flying a drone adorned with a dildo around the candidate while he was on stage. It’s the second time the “Dongcopter” — complete with its own Twitter account — has harassed a New Mexico politician …

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TX Woman Shoots Child While Aiming At Loose Dog

Law & Crime reports: A Texas woman was arrested after she attempted to shoot a loose puppy that had run into the street and accidentally struck her 5-year-old son in the abdomen, the Houston Police Department (HPD) announced on Tuesday. According to HPD, officers responding to reports of a shooting at Dunham Road on Saturday learned that 24-year-old Angelia Mia …

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Florida Man Loses Bid To Invoke “Stand Your Ground” Law In Animal Cruelty Charge Over Killing Of Iguana

CNN reports: A Florida man accused of killing an iguana last year wanted a charge of animal cruelty dismissed on the basis of the state’s “stand your ground” law. A judge has denied his motion. PJ Nilaja Patterson was arrested after allegedly beating, dragging and kicking a 3-foot iguana in Lake Worth, Florida, on September 2, 2020, according to a …

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Rangers Seek Woman Who Approached Grizzly [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: After video surfaced showing a woman walking toward a grizzly bear at Yellowstone National Park who then charged her, the National Park Service launched an investigation. The woman appeared to disregard the park rule to stay at least 100 feet from bears at all times. In footage captured by tourist Darcie Addington, who filmed the scene from …

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Sleeping Tesla Driver Clocked At 82 MPH On Interstate

Milwaukee’s NBC News affiliate reports: The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Office said it was dispatched to northbound I-94 near the Illinois/Wisconsin state line Sunday for a report of a Tesla driver who appeared to be asleep at the wheel. The deputy tried to initiate a traffic stop and activated the lights and sirens in his car. The driver didn’t pull over …

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SC Gas Hoarder Flees Police, Crashes, Car Explodes

Columbia, South Carolina’s NBC News affiliate reports: A woman hoarding gas caught on fire following a car accident Thursday night in Pickens County, according to Chief Deputy Chad Brooks. A deputy in a marked patrol unit, saw a Pontiac G6 traveling on Jameson Road in Pickens and determined that the vehicle was displaying a South Carolina license plate that had …

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Hummer Burns After FL Driver Panic-Buys Gasoline

Tampa’s ABC News affiliate reports: According to a spokesperson for Citrus County Fire Rescue, the driver had just filled up gas cans at the Texaco Food Mart near the scene. Firefighters found four 5-gallon containers filled with gasoline in the back of the Hummer. Firefighters say one person was injured but refused to be transported for treatment, against medical advice. …

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Police: Tesla Owner Drove Interstate From Backseat

Oakland’s Fox News affiliate reports: A 25-year-old man was arrested after he was seen riding in the back seat of a Tesla with no one in the driver’s seat. Param Sharma was arrested Monday evening by California Highway Patrol on two counts of reckless driving and disobeying a peace officer. Sharma remained unflinching in his attitude about sitting in the …

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Defendant Appears At Hearing As “Buttfucker 3000”

Law & Crime reports: A defendant showed up to a court’s Zoom stream with a deeply unfortunate screenname. No, his name was not really “Buttfucker 3000.” This happened in an arraignment hearing posted to YouTube on Tuesday from the court of Judge Jeffrey Middleton in St. Joseph County, Michigan. There was a brief pause before the defendant realized the judge …

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Jenner: I Played Golf Instead Of Voting Last Year

“I didn’t even vote. Out here in California, it’s like, why vote for a Republican president? It’s just not going to work. I mean, it’s overwhelming. “It was voting day and I thought the only thing out here in California that I worry about, which affects people, is the propositions that were out there. And I didn’t see any propositions …

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Accused Horse Trainer Blames “Cancel Culture” [VIDEO]

“Racing has a problem, Bob Baffert is not the problem. Bob Baffert is not stupid. I haven’t heard anything officially. They haven’t told me anything. “I know when Churchill Downs came out with that statement, that was pretty harsh. And I think they had to just—with all the noise going on, we live in a different world now. “This America …

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GOP Ohio Rep Uses Virtual Background To Hide That He’s Driving During Zoom Hearing On Distracted Driving

Gizmodo reports: Andrew Brenner, a state senator in Ohio, is getting some heat for driving while participating in a Zoom call earlier this week. The Ohio Senate is currently taking up a bill that would create additional penalties for distracted driving and a local newspaper, the Columbus Dispatch, pointed out the irony of the situation. But local media aren’t discussing …

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Geraldo Rivera Doesn’t Understand First Amendment

The New York Daily News reports: Fox News correspondent and law school graduate Geraldo Rivera is accusing Facebook of denying Donald Trump his constitutional rights. Twitter spoke freely about the mustached pundit’s understanding of the First Amendment. “Facebook is full of s–t,” Rivera tweeted after the social media platform decided to uphold its suspension of the 45th president’s account following …

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Newsmax Host: If We Take All The Carbon Dioxide Out Of The Atmosphere, How Will The Trees Make Oxygen?

“It sounds like a big challenge, because if we take all of the carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere, what are trees going to turn into oxygen? “That’s the Biden administration’s climate czar John Kerry, speaking at the White House’s climate summit, virtually. “Those comments came after the administration announced that it would seek a 50 to 52% reduction in …

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Caitlyn Jenner Unveils Run For CA Governor: “I’m In!”

Fox News reports: Reality television star Caitlyn Jenner announced plans Friday to run for governor of California. “I’m in! California is worth fighting for,” Jenner tweeted. Jenner, a Republican, has filed paperwork to seek the governorship and has hired several well-known Republican operatives to guide her burgeoning campaign. She’s hoping to unseat Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom, who faces an all-but-certain …

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Gender Reveal Blast Rattles Homes In Two States

The New Hampshire Union-Leader reports: An explosion that rattled homes within a 20-mile radius Tuesday night is being blamed on a gender reveal celebration at a Kingston quarry that police say involved more than a pound of Tannerite and blue chalk. Many residents in communities across southern New Hampshire and northern Massachusetts reported hearing the explosion just after 7 p.m. …

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