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Taco Apocalypse: Mexico City Shuts Down Taco Stands

In a taco apocalypse, or what some people are calling the “Tacopolypse,” Mexico City, Mexico is shitting down its taco stands:

With Mexico City authorities urging residents to dine at home to prevent the spread of the deadly virus, vendors at the tens of thousands of taco carts that line the streets of this overcrowded capital [...]

World Health Organization: Only 7 Swine Flu Deaths, NOT 150

According to WHO, only 7 people have died because of swine flu:

29 April 2009 — The situation continues to evolve rapidly. As of 18:00 GMT, 29 April 2009, nine countries have officially reported 148 cases of swine influenza A/H1N1 infection. The United States Government has reported 91 laboratory confirmed human cases, with one death. [...]

Redefining Beauty

Angry, pinch-faced woman named one of the 100 most beautiful people:

Michelle Obama, who has achieved celebrity status and has wowed the world as a fashion icon, made the list for the first time.

“I had a father and a brother who thought I was beautiful, and they made me feel that way every single [...]

9/11 and Wall Street, The Hollywood Reporter Style

I was reading a link from the DrudgeReport about a sequel to Oliver Stone’s movie Wall Street.  It is an article by The Hollywood Reporter, written by Jay A. Fernandez and Borys Kit.  They were talking about Stone’s latest movies and the opportunity the recent economic crisis provides for a sequel to Wall Street.  Do [...]

Swine Flu Apocalypse? 0.0000025% of the World’s Human Population Dead

The American Butthash Media is going hog wild over the Swine Flu.  Get a grip, people (no pun intended).  I think it’s awful that 150 people died of the Swine Flu, but comparatively speaking, its very, very few people.  What gets folks worked up is that it spreads person-to-person and that WHO has upgraded the [...]

Affirmative Action Doughnut Sale Gets Nixed


The Bucknell University Conservatives Club (BUCC) is questioning the University’s policies on free speech again after being denied permission to host a second affirmative action bake sale this week.

“Our event sparked a dialogue and created thoughtful conversation about affirmative action on campus, and the University is trying to shut down that source,” [...]

Bright Media Bulbs Take Bloggers to Woodshed

This is rich:

The 35th annual symposium culminated with a Scholarship Banquet for current Murrow students, followed by the keynote address.

The symposium is perhaps best known for its distinguished honorees and speakers. Past recipients such as Peter Jennings and Tom Brokaw will be joined by two more well-known journalists this year. Former White House [...]

White House Press Secretary Pleased with Obamedia’s Job

He gives them an ‘A’!

Robert Gibbs gave White House reporters a “strong A” Friday for their work over the first 100 days of the new administration.

Their report card on him is more mixed.

Although White House reporters praise some aspects of President Barack Obama’s press shop, there’s grumbling about Gibbs’ handling of the [...]

Former CIA Director Speaks Out

Porter Goss, someone in a position to know who knew what when, has something to say about President Obamessiah and the Democrat party’s release of previously classified information to gain partisan political advantage:

A disturbing epidemic of amnesia seems to be plaguing my former colleagues on Capitol Hill. After the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, members [...]

AP Claims: 87,215 Iraqis Died Since 2005

There has been much written about the ability to estimate how many Iraqis have died since the U.S. invasion of Iraq in March 2003.  In 2005, President Bush speculated that 30,000 Iraqis died, a number close to what Iraq Body Count derived.  In that year, Vice President Dick Cheney predicted that the war will end [...]

Psycho Doughnuts

Doughnut shop theme goes over like a lead you-know-what:

In the month since it opened, Campbell’s newest doughnut shop has caused quite a buzz in the community, although not everything is sweet.

The owners of Psycho Donuts intended for the shop to be a fun-filled, wacky place where kids and parents could enjoy [...]

Political Cartoon of the Week

Here is today’s political cartoon of the week, submitted by noted political cartoonist, I.P. “Ip” Freely.  See this story for reference.

Federal Charges for Ohio Man who Had a Fecal Emergency On-Board Airplane

Only 30 minutes into a Delta Airlines flight, Joao Correa, who ate some bad Honduran food and got a serious case of “the shits,”  was sitting in his coach-class seat when realized he had to go so bad he might poop his pants.  He dashed to the bathroom, but it was blocked by the drink cart.  [...]

Why the U.S. Boycotts the U.N. Racism Conference

The US and other countries are boycotting the U.N.’s racism conference:

A major United Nations anti-racism conference was thrown into further disarray Sunday when more countries joined a U.S. boycott amid concerns it was developing into a platform for attacking Israel. Australia and the Netherlands were the latest to pull out of next week’s meeting [...]

90% Figure Quoted by President Dead Wrong

The left doesn’t believe in the right to self-defense, especially with firearms.  They don’t have experience with firearms, and as such they’re frightened by them.  When you’re frightened by something, the thing you’re scared of has power over you.  Misery loves company: nobody wants to be the only one who’s powerless, so it’s not enough [...]