The most moving thing I read all year

January 2, 2015

Was this note by a transgendered teen who committed suicide by walking in front of a tractor-trailer.

41% of transgendered people have attempted suicide, according to a survey with a sample size of 7,000. I hope the world shows more compassion to these people, who have it tough enough without others trying to tell them what gender they ought to be.

How you can tell that a rape report is false

January 1, 2015

When the Lying Liberal Media makes a big deal of it.

The Tawana Brawley case – a LIE
The Jamie Leigh Jones case – a LIE
The Duke Lacrosse case – a LIE
The UVA/Rolling Stone case – a LIE
That chick who carries around a mattress to get course credit at Columbia university – a LIE

The accused in these cases were white. But blacks actually comprise 48% of rapists, more than any other race.

Rape victims are 70% white. But, somehow, there doesn’t seem to be any mention in the “news”papers or TV “news” about an epidemic of black-on-white rape…

CUNY student newspaper advocates violence

December 24, 2014

I wonder if this counts as a “micro-aggression” or something:

The time for peace has passed, indeed it never existed in this country. It doesn’t matter if [Michael] Brown robbed a convenience store, or even if he assaulted [Darren] Wilson.

While there are opportunists who have used the protests to their own end, the acts of looting, destruction of property, and violence directed towards state representatives is not only warranted, it is necessary.

The problem with the protestors’ violence in Ferguson is that it is unorganized. If the violence was to be organized, and the protestors armed – more so than the few that sparingly are – then the brunt of social pressures would not be laid onto middling proprietors, but unto those deserving the most virulent response of an enraged populace.

YOU can download The Interview today!

December 24, 2014

Courtesy of Sony, Google, and Microsoft. Kudos to them! Apple is conspicuously absent from the fray. I guess they don’t want people to “Think Different” after all:

According to people briefed on the matter, Sony had in recent days asked the White House for help in lining up a single technology partner — Apple, which operates iTunes — but the tech company was not interested, at least not on a speedy time table.

No matter. Apple customers like me can get the movie from Google Play or YouTube and watch it on the YouTube or Google Play apps on our iOS devices.

UPDATE 12/30: The Interview is now on iTunes!

How to deal with the police

December 24, 2014

Adam Carolla, my favorite podcast host, and a libertarian police skeptic, explains:

Who’s the greater idiot?

December 24, 2014

The protesters, who protest the fact that a police officer shot someone who was trying to shoot him, or the officer himself:

The officer also had a body camera issued to him at the start of his shift, but he was not wearing it. The car’s dash-camera was not activated.

There’s some more head-scratching stuff here. Apparently, the officer was conducting a “routine business check”. Can I get those for my home while I’m on vacation? I’m guessing not…

Also, he “confronted” “suspects”. Suspected of what? As far as I can tell from the video, the “suspects” had done nothing suspicious.

What if

December 23, 2014

What if the Tea Party had held a rally where one of the speakers urged the crowd to “Burn this bitch down”? What if some Tea Partiers had then proceeded to riot and loot businesses?

What if some Tea Partiers had beaten a black man to death with hammers just for being black?

What if Tea Party protests were organized by a fringe extremist group that wants to overthrow the U.S. government?

What if Tea Party protesters had marched through New York City, yelling, “What do we want? Dead cops!”

What if one of the protesters had then shot two police officers? Can you imagine how President Obama and the Lying Liberal Media would react? He’d have issued one of his famous executive orders banning the Tea Party!

Life imitates (bad) art

December 21, 2014

Thursday’s episode of Elementary featured two cops being shot by a lone gunman. Eerie how life imitates art.

An episode of the Lone Gunmen had terrorists flying airplanes into the World Trade Center shortly before 9/11:

Caution: Amnesty is hazardous to your political health

December 16, 2014

A strong correlation between supporting amnesty and doing poorly in the GOP primary. Doesn’t bode well for liberal Republican Jeb Bush.

Will 2016 be 2008 with the parties reversed?

December 12, 2014

After all, 2012 was 2004 with the parties switched – Despite the failure of his signature initiative (Iraq for Bush 43, Obamacare for Obama), the president gets re-elected by 3 points by dividing the country and ginning up his base vote.

2014 was 2006 with the parties switched – the president’s party loses control of Congress because fatigue, and the unpopularity of his signature initiative, finally catch up with him.

So will 2016 be a repeat of 2008, with Rand Paul playing the role of Obama, Jeb Bush playing the role of Hillary Clinton, and Hillary Clinton playing John McCain?

Hands up, don’t shoot!

December 9, 2014

What Michael Brown was doing, right before he tried to kill a cop and got killed himself:

Hey, remember when a rapist was president?

December 8, 2014