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No Wonder American Exports Are Teh Suq

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Hi, we’re from the government and we’re here to help.

The trailer industry and lawmakers are pressing the government to send Haiti thousands of potentially formaldehyde-laced trailers left over from Hurricane Katrina—an idea denounced by some as a crass and self-serving attempt to dump inferior American products on the poor…

…The 100,000 trailers became a symbol of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s bungled response to Katrina. The government had bought the trailers to house victims of the 2005 storm, but after people began falling ill, high levels of formaldehyde, a chemical that is used in building materials and can cause breathing problems and perhaps cancer, were found inside. Many of the trailers have sat idle for years, and many are damaged.

The U.S. Agency for International Development, which is coordinating American assistance in Haiti, has expressed no interest in sending the trailers to the earthquake-stricken country. FEMA spokesman Clark Stevens declined to comment on the idea and said it was not FEMA’s decision to make.

Haitian Culture and Communications Minister Marie Laurence Jocelyn Lassegue said Thursday she had not heard of the proposal but added: “I don’t think we would use them. I don’t think we would accept them.”

In a Jan. 15 letter to FEMA, Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, said the trailers could be used as temporary shelter or emergency clinics.

“While I continue to believe that these units should not be used for human habitation, I do believe that they could be of some benefit on a short-term, limited basis if the appropriate safeguards are provided,” he wrote.

Uh oh.

For the recreational-vehicle and trailer industry, which lost thousands of jobs during the HUSSEIN recession, the push to send the units to Haiti is motivated by more than charity.

Bidding is under way in an online government-run auction to sell the trailers in large lots at bargain-basement prices—something the RV industry fears will reduce demand for new products. Some of the bids received so far work out to less than $500 for a trailer that would sell for about $20,000 new.

Lobbyists for the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association—which includes some major manufacturers in Elkhart, Ind., among them Gulf Stream—have been talking with members of Congress, the government and disaster relief agencies to see if it would be possible to send the trailers to Haiti instead.

OK, I guess I could make a comment like, “So it’s OK for Americans to get sick from these trailers but not Haitians?” but then again, why in the hell would ANYONE but a FEMA trailer? I’m all about saving money, but Jesus Christ. Then again, I’m sure the people buying these trailers won’t actually live in them but rather “flip” them to unsuspecting buyers.

Finally, this quote made me laugh for some reason.

Myriam Bellevu, who is sleeping in a tent because she does not feel safe in her damaged home, said: “If the trailers are not good, the Americans must keep them for themselves. It’s true that we are poor, but if they want to help, they must help in a good way.”

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January 29, 2010 at 10:37 pm

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Cheaters May Win, But Some Of Them Also Choke A Bunch

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So I heard about this today.

Already missing Tiger Woods because of a sex scandal, the PGA Tour headed into another mess Friday when a player accused Phil Mickelson of “cheating” for using wedges that are allowed under a legal technicality.

“It’s cheating, and I’m appalled Phil has put it in play,” Scott McCarron said in Friday’s edition of The San Francisco Chronicle.

Mickelson is among at least four players at Torrey Pines using a Ping-Eye 2 wedge that was made 20 years ago and has square grooves. Such grooves now are banned on the PGA Tour because of a new USGA regulation this year that irons have V-shaped grooves.

The square-groove Ping wedges remain legal, however, because of a lawsuit that Ping filed against the USGA that was settled in 1990. Under the settlement, any Ping-Eye 2 made before April 1, 1990, remains approved because it takes precedence over any rule change.

McCarron’s comments resonated across Torrey Pines because “cheating” is considered one of the dirtiest accusations in a sport that prides itself on honesty and players calling penalties on themselves.

Mickelson refused to be drawn into a debate with McCarron over his choice of words, rather he criticized the USGA for adopting such a rule change in the first place, especially knowing that this loophole might cause problems.

Now golf is one of those sports where I really don’t dislike anyone. I don’t follow the PGA all that closely. I like Tiger. I like Phil. What’s my opinion on Lefty CHEATING?

Well, my opinion can be best summed up below. Well, “summed up” might be a poor choice of words, because this isn’t exactly to-the-point, but you should be used to pointless ramblings from me by now.

For the past seven years I have organized an NFL pick ’em contest at a message board. Each participant picks an NFL team and each week makes picks against another participant. These weekly matchups are determined by what teams play each other. For example, if the Steelers play the Browns, then the person who picked the Steelers and the person who picked the Browns have their weekly picks matched up. Whoever has the more correct picks wins. At the end of the season the division winners and two wild card teams face off in the playoffs, much like the way the NFL does. Hey, it’s been going on for seven years, so some people must like this system.

Now when the season starts to incorporate Thursday and Saturday games, this can throw a monkey wrench into the plans. Some people forget to submit picks for these games but will still publicly post picks for the Sunday/Monday games (people can send in picks through a personal message system as well so nobody else knows their selections). If someone misses an early game or two and still publicly posts the rest of the week’s picks, there’s a chance that this person’s weekly opponent could copy these picks and automatically win the matchup — providing the opponent correctly picked that week’s Thursday/Saturday game.

This sort of thing happens every year, even though I make several announcements about this being a legal action. Hey, there’s no way to enforce this so there’s nothing I can do. People have lost playoff spots because of this. In fact, this year a person could have earned a first-round bye with one more win but lost because his opponent employed this tactic. The victim didn’t get the bye and lost in the wild-card round.

Do I consider this method of play cheating? Officially, no. Do I consider this tactic cheesy and lame? Yes.

And that’s how I feel about Phil regarding his choice of wedgies.

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January 29, 2010 at 10:20 pm

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Not Hard To Pickup This Punchline

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OK, now this is just crazy talk.

Barely a week after his knockout win in the Massachusetts Senate race, Scott Brown is boasting that he can beat President Hussein.

At basketball.

In an appearance on “The Jay Leno Show” Thursday, the Republican says he challenged the Democratic president to a two-on-two showdown when they talked on election night.

Brown says he’d team up with his daughter, who plays guard at Boston College.

He predicted a tough match but “We’d have the upper hand.”

Of course, once he lost this contest Brown could just say he inherited his inability to jump.

Actually, the reason I posted this is because I recently heard that President Hussein was goofing on Brown’s pickup truck in the days leading up to the special election.

Republican Scott Brown has been running ads in Massachusetts where he is out driving around in his old pickup truck while campaigning for US Senator something Marcia Martha Coakley refuses to do.

On Sunday Barack Osama slammed Scott Brown and his truck several times in his Bush-bashing campaign speech for Martha Coakley.

This of course opens the door for, “I’d rather be in Scott Brown’s pickup truck than in Ted Kennedy’s car.”

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January 28, 2010 at 9:32 pm

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People Of Europe Can Be Wimps

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See, this is why America still rulez.

Shoppers in pyjamas and bare feet are no longer welcome at a supermarket in Wales where customer complaints have prompted the introduction of a strict dress code.

Signs announcing the no-PJs rule now grace the entrance to the sprawling Tesco’s outlet in St Mellons, a suburb of the Welsh capital Cardiff, that is open most nights until 10:00 p.m.

“To avoid causing offence or embarrassment to others, we ask that our customers are appropriately dressed when visiting our store (footwear must be worn at all times and no nightwear is permitted),” they read.

Only a handful of customers have ever turned up in pyjamas, but a spokeswoman for Tesco’s — the biggest retailer in Britain — said it was enough to trigger firm measures.

“We’re not a nightclub with a strict dress code, and jeans and trainers (sneakers) are of course more than welcome,” she said.

“We do, however, request that customers do not shop in their PJs or nightgowns … We have listened to customer feedback that it makes them uncomfortable and embarrassed.”

People from across the Pond see fellow customers dressed in PJ’s and other trashy garments and what do they do? Waaaaaah! I’m uncomfortable and embarrassed.

People in America see fellow customers dressed in PJ’s and other trashy garments and what do we do?

Make the People of Mother Phuckin’ Walmart.com.

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January 28, 2010 at 9:22 pm

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A Phat Cause

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Not quite as funny as “superstar glamor,” but STAR POWER?

U.S. health officials have leveraged the star power of first wookie Michelle Osama to roll out a new campaign against obesity, a preventable condition that drains billions of dollars from the economy.

So she’s going to make her First Wookie public service cause obesity. Good for her. I would hope she would encourage our youth to get finger-printed and make sure they can be more easily found should they be kidnapped. Maybe she could give them tips on where to put their family’s birth certificates so they don’t get lost. Not having these documents may make future employment inquiries all the more difficult.

Then again, maybe not.

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January 28, 2010 at 9:17 pm

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I Forgot He Wasn’t A U.S. Citizen Tonight For An Hour

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So the Non-Dialect Negro said his thing last night. You can read how uber-awesome or uber-Muslim he was from other outlets.

I didn’t watch one second of this propaganda.

Now before you go and say, “I bet you were wanking to W. at about this time each year,” think again. I don’t watch this stupid speech no matter who stands up there. In fact, I prefer NOT to know what my government has planned for me. I saw a few clips here and heard a few soundbites there of Hussein. Nothing surprising. All I will say is that if the Kenyan Koffee Fetcher would have pulled that shit with me like he did with Justice Alito, the video would have captured more than me saying, “That’s not true.” Much, much more.

Come on, guys (and gals). Hold this fucktard shitstain at bay for as long as you can. Reinforcements will be coming in November.

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January 28, 2010 at 9:11 pm

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Tebow? Religious? Next You’ll Tell Me John Kerry Served In Vietnam

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So I talked about Tim Tebow’s pro-life Super Bowl ad already, but I read another article on this DRAMUH~! and had to comment.

Karen Middlekauff, a UF law student and the president of Outlaw, an organization for College of Law LGBT students, said she believes that Tebow is still a representative of UF, and he has chosen to represent a viewpoint that shouldn’t be associated with the university.

*eyeroll*

A law student, you say?

Let’s continue.

“Focus on the Family is a very well-known group for speaking out against LGBT issues,” she said. “A lot of people know that.”

The commercial is also highlights the strength of Tebow’s religious beliefs, something the general public may not be aware of, she said.

Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.

The commercial is also highlights the strength of Tebow’s religious beliefs, something the general public may not be aware of, she said.

lol, wut?

The commercial is also highlights the strength of Tebow’s religious beliefs, something the general public may not be aware of, she said.

Yeah, anyone who has seen him on the field might not know he’s religious considering he put BIBLE VERSES IN THAT BLACK EYE STUFF HE WORE DURING EACH GAME.

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January 27, 2010 at 9:13 pm

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