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Canadian Health Care Costs Money — Que?

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Wasn’t this shit supposed to be free?

THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL – The federal government may have the final say on whether Quebec can go ahead with plans to charge taxpayers for using its health-care system.

In a historic budget tabled Tuesday, the province said it was considering implementing a $25 deductible for each visit to the doctor.

It claims the deductible is in line with the Canada Health Act because it would not hinder accessibility.

But health-care expert Antonia Maioni says Quebec’s proposal may go against the spirit of the law.

She says federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq is the only person with the authority to declare such deductibles illegal.

Quebec Premier Jean Charest says his government would have to finalize details of the plan before seeing if it would pass a legal test.

I have no clue what’s going on. Besides it’s Quebec. They speak French. Yeah.

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March 31, 2010 at 10:10 pm

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Tiger Loses Another Endorsement

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I wonder why the sudden change of mind?

In March, Rep. Joe Baca (D-Calif.) introduced a measure to give the Congressional Gold Medal – the highest civilian award that Congress can bestow – to Tiger Woods.

Today, perhaps unsurprisingly, he said he was giving up that effort.

“In light of the recent developments surrounding Tiger Woods and his family, I will not pursue legislation awarding him the Congressional Gold Medal this session,” Baca, who is described as “an avid golfer,” told The Hill.

The bill proposed by Baca was to recognize Woods for “his service to the Nation in promoting excellence and good sportsmanship, and in breaking barriers with grace and dignity by showing that golf is a sport for all people.”

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March 31, 2010 at 10:02 pm

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Commander In Camera’s Sight

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I’m sure there are more troops available for a photo op in South Korea than in Afghanistan, but damn if a picture (or two) is worth a thousand words.

Two presidents visit U.S. troops: The styles of the Kenyan Koffee Fetcher and George W. Bush in photos

President Hussein made his first trip as chief executive to Afghanistan over the weekend to, among other things, visit troops close to Kabul. He spoke to them at Bagram Airfield and we had the full text right here.

The White House released this picture by official White House photographer Pete Souza, showing the president shaking hands and grabbing a soldier’s finger, and the troops’ reactions.

This is from the LA Times?! Someone’s getting fired.

Also, what’s up with the fence in Hussein’s photo?

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March 31, 2010 at 9:52 pm

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Fortunate Son

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So I got the birthday card from mom today, check included. Seriously, why do parents still send you money even when you’re old? Is it only me? Not that I’m complaining. I got bills to pay. Add a few more zeros to the end of that check.

Anyway, once I got the card I figured it was time to give her a call. Naturally she was surprised to hear from me. And naturally the conversation soon elevated into a bunch of extended pauses, awkward moments and the usual, “you need to really change that attitude of yours.” This happens every time we talk. She’s like the exact opposite of me in every way. Sometimes I wonder how the hell she hooked up with my old man, but then that thought leaves REAL FAST.

What did we talk about? Hell if I can remember. One thing I do recall is that she said I was “fortunate.” This actually irked me a bit because I remembered those lean years when I moved in with the better half after I graduated college. At the time mom kept telling me how I should be focusing on my career during those five-plus years working shit jobs for low pay while trying to make something of myself. Well now Mrs. kkk and I are doing OK and her attitude is that I was lucky.

Fuck that.

I earned what I think is a pretty good standard of living for my region, and I know I won’t be in this current situation forever. Will things turn out better or worse for me in the years ahead? No clue. But if I fuck up, I will fuck up my way. With my experiences and my effort and my choices. Even when I was barely making anything I lived as humbly as I could and didn’t get in over my head, which happens in too many instances to too many people in this self-gratifying society of ours.

Damn that last line had a lot of “in”s and “too”s.

Where the hell am I going with this? Oh, yeah. I’m a terrible son.

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March 31, 2010 at 9:26 pm

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Insuring That Family Chaos Will Continue

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So earlier today Mrs. kkk found out that… let’s see how I can best explain this.

Somebody died.

This person was the father of my brother-in-law’s wife.

Make sense? I hope so. For some reason this was a bitch for me to type out.

Anyway, this person wasn’t exactly the healthiest of specimens. He didn’t take all that great care of himself, and he and his wife weren’t exactly proficient with that whole “responsible budgeting” thing. In fact, I heard there were a number of times they hit my brother-in-law’s family up for money. Why am I talking about this? Because the better half was telling me that this guy left a life insurance policy and that his wife (my brother-in-law’s wife’s step-mother) said he would have wanted her to use that money to start a new life.

And just how much was this life insurance policy?

$6,000.

Oy.

There’s a bunch of drama over in that family tree, and I’m sure it’s all going to boil over soon enough. Especially when it comes to the funeral arrangements. Families.

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March 30, 2010 at 9:41 pm

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10 Years Or Life? Quite A Range On The Punishment Spectrum

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I’m sure some red diaper doper baby will overturn this ruling, but if you can’t put a bullet in the head of this little shit, then you do what you can.

Ten years is not enough time to rehabilitate a Lawrence County boy charged with killing his father’s pregnant fiancee, a judge ruled yesterday.

“A more horrific crime is difficult to imagine,” Common Pleas Judge Dominick Motto wrote in ruling Jordan Brown will stand trial as an adult. State police say Brown, then 11, placed a shotgun to the back of Kenzie Marie Houk’s head and pulled the trigger last year.

If convicted of first-degree murder, Brown could be the youngest person in American history to be sentenced to life in prison without parole, legal experts said.

“I’m in shock,” defense attorney Dennis Elisco said. “This is certainly the lowest point of my 29-year career. We’re just devastated.”

Motto denied a request by defense attorneys to move the case to juvenile court. Had the case been tried there, the state could not hold Brown, 12, beyond his 21st birthday.

During hearings this year, Motto heard conflicting testimony from experts on whether Brown could be rehabilitated.

“It is not likely defendant can be rehabilitated prior to the expiration of the juvenile court jurisdiction,” Motto wrote. “(Brown) is an individual with significant personality problems that are complicated by his presenting to people in authority a version of himself that does not include the negative aspects.”

Brown is charged with the February 2009 shooting deaths of Houk and her unborn son, Christopher. Police say Brown shot Houk as she lay in bed in the family’s New Galilee home, and then left the house to get on the school bus.

Defense attorney David Acker said he and Elisco are considering an appeal.

“Lowest point” of your 29-year career. And lawyers wonder why they’re so hated.

This story took place a few counties away from me, and I’m pretty sure I commented about this back in February of last year. Too bad I’m still in the year of 2006 when it comes to moving my older crap over to this place. 😦

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March 30, 2010 at 9:19 pm

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Can I Get A Witness Other Than Me?

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So today the better half and I slept in and left for work late. Normally we have been leaving for work somewhere between 6:30 am – 7 am; today we left at 7:30 am. This of course means more rush-hour traffic. Yay.

As we were headed toward Shittsburgh, there was one road undergoing construction. Well, maybe not “construction.” But there were a bunch of orange cones and people in yellow vests standing around a hole in the ground. Did I mention that one of our two lanes was closed? Yeah. This caused a nice little backup. This also caused several of the more impatient motorists around me to turn into the oncoming two lanes of road and high-tail it out of there.

Well, one motorist in a vehicle covered in “peace” bumper stickers got fed up with having to wait and jetted across the solid yellow line into the oncoming lanes. Problem was this motorist didn’t see the car that was in one of these lanes.

CRASH!

After what was by far the most violent real-time car collision I had ever witnessed, the car which wasn’t breaking the law suddenly skidded out of control and whisked right past me. After this vehicle evaded my line of sight, I heard another loud crashing sound as it wrapped around a telephone pole. And I saw the whole episode.

I stayed until the cops and paramedics arrived to provide a statement. I made a joke on my Facebook page earlier today that I did this because the guilty motorist had hippie bumper stickers on his car, but even if his vehicle was draped in anti-Hussein material I would have done the same thing. Accidents happen. This wasn’t an accident. This was negligence. And it pisses me off.

Mrs. kkk and I have been the victims of shit like this, and I’m convinced one such incident caused her to miscarry. The other incident spelled the beginning of the end to our previous car, thanks in large part to the asshats at Kenny Ross Chevrolet who did a shitacular job repairing a new vehicle that should have been totaled out.

Each time we got fucked over by a reckless driver and not a goddamn thing was ever done to the offending motorist; the person who nearly totaled our previous car didn’t even get points on her license. So whenever I hear the phrase “accidents happen,” said by someone who was solely responsible for a scene of carnage due to being blatantly careless, I want to take a brick and go to town with the side of his head.

Or at least put my name on the record as to what really happened at an accident scene so the insurance companies can get a non-biased third-party account.

And what was my reward for this act of civic responsibility? (I was the only passer-by to speak to an officer as to what happened.) Why, I had some fucknut honking his horn at us later in our commute because we wouldn’t turn into oncoming traffic at a four-way stoplight (when some idiot honks his horn, I honk back for at least twice as long). Then even later in the commute this tour bus was driving in a bus lane that I had never seen another bus go in that particular direction. After this bus almost clipped me, the car behind this bus IN THE BUS LANE almost did the job.

It’s rare when I actually let out a scream. Today was one of those days.

Say what you want about God, but s/he’s got one helluva sense of humor.

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March 30, 2010 at 6:29 pm

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The Square On The Backboard Marks The Spot Where You Aim A Layup

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If anything, this snippet might make me want to watch women’s basketball. Hilarious.

Sorry. I don’t like women’s basketball. I don’t care that UConn has won 48904723 straight games by an average of 102 points. Good for them. *Yawn* for me.

There are women’s sports I like to watch. Tennis is one. Soccer is another. Softball makes three. Basketball isn’t on the list. If that makes me a sexist, then so be it.

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March 30, 2010 at 5:59 pm

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An About-Face Regarding Online Accessibility

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Pft. Facebook is the least of my online worries when it comes to a potential employer gettin’ all in my bizness on the Internet.

Justin Gawel says there’s nothing too incriminating on his Facebook page.

“There are a lot of pictures of drinking [but] nothing naked or anything — at least I don’t think so,” he said jokingly.

Even so, the Michigan State University junior recently changed his Facebook display name to “Dustin Jawel” to keep his personal life from potential employers while applying for summer internships.

Although Gawel ditched his rhyming alias after two weeks when he realized Facebook users also can be searched by e-mail address, school and network, he is not alone in his efforts to scrub his online résumé. Many students and recent graduates say they are changing their names on Facebook or tightening privacy settings to hide photos and wall posts from potential employers.

And with good reason.

A recent survey commissioned by Microsoft found that 70 percent of recruiters and hiring managers in the United States have rejected an applicant based on information they found online.

If you’re that concerned about potential employers looking at your Facebook page, just adjust your privacy settings. Good God, even I know how to do that.

Now about the other million ways to track someone’s cyber-footprints? You’re on your own with this one.

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March 29, 2010 at 10:01 pm

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Aging Telltales

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I don’t know what’s a worse indicator of my getting up there in years.

1) The fact I went to the grocery store and left my wallet at home. Fortunately, I realized this pretty early on during the shopping excursion and went back home, retrieved said wallet and continued my weekly grocery excursion.

OR

2) When I was putting my groceries on the conveyor belt-thing, this chick behind me was with a toddler and I had no idea if it was her little brother or kid.

OR

3) Said chick put an EPT box on the conveyor belt-thing and I said to myself, “WTF — HOW OLD ARE YOU?”

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March 29, 2010 at 9:53 pm

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Hussein HealthCare Raises Costs? Oh Deere

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And who didn’t see this coming? From my dawg Neal Boortz.

In the wake of Hussein HealthCare, companies around the country are preparing themselves for their next earnings reports. There seems to be some pesky little regulation out there form the Security and Exchange Commission that requires a company to restate its earnings projections as soon as the company learns of anything that could have a significant affect on earnings and loss figures. So, after the passage of Hussein HealthCare, some companies are doing just that. Here is a list of companies that, just within the last week, have outlined how they expect to change their ways in order to compensate for Muslim Meds.

* Farm-equipment manufacturer John Deere “said it expects its expenses to rise by around $150 million on an after-tax basis, mainly in the second quarter, as a result of the legislation.”

* Verizon “told employees in an email Tuesday that Verizon’s costs will go up in the near term, pinpointing a tax-subsidy reduction for retiree health benefits.”

* Heavy-equipment manufacturer Caterpillar “said that its first-quarter earnings will be hit with a $100 million after-tax charge under tax law changes attached to the new health care reform legislation.”

* AK Steele Holding Corp., “the third largest U.S. steelmaker by sales, said it will record a non-cash charge of about $31 million resulting from the health-care overhaul signed into law by President Barack Obama. The charge will be recorded in the first quarter of 2010.”

* Valero Energy “will take a $15 million to $20 million charge to second-quarter earnings for the same reason.”

* Medical-device maker Medtronic “warned that new taxes on its products could force it to lay off a thousand workers.”

And now, let’s add the biggest one to the list … AT&T. It says that it will take a $1 billion charge against earnings in the first quarter because of Hussein HealthCare. That’s “billion,” folks, with a “b.” This is because of changes to how Medicare subsidies are taxed. AT&T also says that it may cut benefits offered to current and retired workers. Analysts are predicting that retirees could lose their prescription drug coverage altogether.

Then, as you would expect, here come the Democrats. Our masters aren’t happy that some of these companies have come out of the gate so quickly with their predictions of negative economic consequences under Muslim Meds. Remember, as The Community Organizer told us time after time … Hussein HealthCare would lower costs, create jobs, lower the deficit and keep asteroids from striking the earth until the year 8314.

I can see how this meeting will go. “You guys. You’re not supposed to do anything about Hussein HealthCare until AFTER the next election.”

So … looks like it’s time to flex the good old government muscles. And who better to do that than our friend Henry Waxman from California? Henry Waxman has summoned the executives from some of these companies to Capitol Hill to defend these assessments. That’s right. Waxman wants these evil companies to come to Washington and testify as to exactly why they complied with the law. Waxman is also demanding that these bring internal company documents on their healthcare finances. The hearing is set for April 21. Here is the letter Waxman sent to several executives, including AT&T: “After the Kenyan Koffee Fetcher signed the health care reform bill into law, your company announced that provisions in the law could adversely affect your ability to provide health insurance … The new law is designed to expand coverage and bring down costs, so your assertions are a matter of concern … [these decisions] appear to conflict with independent analyses.”

Independent analysis? Waxman means “political analysis.”

Oh please won’t some courageous soul out there refuse to be bullied by these shitbag politicians and fight back at one of these hearings?

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March 29, 2010 at 9:35 pm

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Not-So-Super Steelers?

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So I read this earlier today and feel the need to respond.

First off let me say I am not a Steelers fan.

But I know there are probably thousands of Steeler fans on BR and I also know that this article will likely provoke some angry response like, “How dare you say the Steelers are gonna collapse!”

Well, I didn’t say they will collapse, but if you, the Steeler fan who has been a beneficiary of about forty years of excellence think that the Steelers will always be excellent, I suggest you need to prepare for that excellence maybe coming to an end.

Patriots fans have already had to come to grips with a decline. In 2009, Tom Brady was most definitely NOT what he was in 2007! I am convinced that your average 49er fan still hasn’t gotten over life without Montana, Rice, and Young. And if you really wanna go back even farther, some Dolphins fans haven’t gotten over losing Csonka to the WFL ending their dynasty-on-the-make in the early 70s, and clearly Jets fans haven’t gotten over Joe Namath, seeing as how they think Mark Sanchez is the next one.

And also, Steeler fan, do any of you remember that before the dynasty started to happen in 1972, your team was a doormat?

For how long, you might ask?

About forty years, that’s how long!

And how long have the Steelers been (except for a couple of years in the 80s when you had what’s-his-name at QB when you could have had Dan Marino!) either a dynasty, a powerhouse, or at least in contention for the playoffs?

About forty years, that’s how long!

Some writer here in his or her preseason prediction for 2009 claimed the Steelers wouldn’t repeat as Super Bowl champions and not only that, claimed that the Steelers were probably on their last legs as a playoff contender for a while. Steeler fans, of course, balked in their comments.

But let’s see what happened. In 2009, the Steelers went from 12-4 to 9-7 but missed the playoffs, and even more importantly fell from first to third place behind the Bengals (who woulda thunk it?) and the Ravens.

Many will blame an injury to Troy Polamalu, but how many times this year was Big Ben on his back? Folks, since losing Alan Faneca to the Jets, the Steelers OL has not been great, and I can think of a dozen teams that have better run and pass blocking than your team.

And now, with new allegations about Ben Roethlisberger’s sexual assault in Georgia a year after allegations of sex assualt in Vegas–and this just in, Santonio Holmes in trouble as well for similar allegations–and Pete King of Sports Illustrated (here: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2010/writers/peter_king/03/28/bradford/3.html) saying Pittsburgh needs to prepare for life after Ben, I agree. The Steelers need to prepare for what looks like could be a fall from grace that will continue.

However, I think Steeler fans have to prepare for a continuing fall from grace even moreso. You all have had it too good for too long, so prepare.

OK, first off, The Steelers are getting older in a number of positions, but no NFL team can really “collapse” nowadays. For several years, the NFC South’s last-place team would go on the next year to win its division.

Carolina in ’02 and ’03

Atlanta in ’03 and ’04

Tampa in ’04 and ’05

New Orleans in ’05 and ’06

Tampa in ’06 and ’07

Atlanta in ’07 and ’08

New Orleans in ’08 and ’09

There’s really no such thing as a team “collapsing” for a long period of time, unless you’re owned and managed by dumbfucks. Sorry Oakland.

Comparing the Steelers of the 1930s-1960s to the way the league is managed/run today doesn’t make sense. If I may go back to the NFC South, the Falcons pretty much collapsed after Vick and Pooch-gate. And how long did it take to turn that franchise around?

Will the Steelers have a few sub par seasons? Possibly. As I said above, there are a number of players on this team that are getting old quick. The team’s front office needs to bring in new, capable talent — much like how every other team in the league needs to manage its roster.

If the Stillers don’t reach the playoffs for the next few years, it won’t be due to a collapse. It will be due to better competition and needing the time to retool.

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March 29, 2010 at 9:20 pm

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Now I’m Forced To Like Gibbs

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So I saw this earlier today on the Drudge Report, and even though I know Drudge is making fun of Hussein Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, especially with a caption that read something like “Gibbs Book of the Month Selection”…

…I can’t help but like Robert a little more after seeing this.

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March 29, 2010 at 8:59 pm

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He Bangs

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What’s the story?

Latin pop star Ricky Martin on Monday announced he was gay in a blog posting, ending years of speculation.

I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man,” Martin wrote in a blog posting at http://www.rickymartinmusic.com.

“This is just what I need especially now that I am the father of two beautiful boys that are so full of light and who with their outlook teach me new things every day. To keep living as I did up until today would be to indirectly diminish the glow that my kids were born with,” Martin wrote.

Martin, 38, became a father to twin sons via a surrogate in 2008 and at the time no details were given about the birth or the mother.

“Speculation”?

lolz

This is a “dog bites man” type of story. What’s the scoop?

Now if Ricky said he was attracted to women, we’d have “man bites dog” episode.

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March 29, 2010 at 8:41 pm

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Metro Massacre

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Those damn tea-baggers always wantin’ to blow up shit.

Two female suicide bombers killed at least 38 people on packed Moscow metro trains on Monday…

Well who else could have been responsible — the Religion of Peace? Infidel plz.

…stirring fears of a broader campaign in Russia’s heartland by Islamists from the North Caucasus.

Move along. Nothing to see here.

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March 29, 2010 at 6:39 pm

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Let The Countdown Begin

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When we bought the kkk manor back in 2004 we were like most other homeowners and content with only making the minimum payments. Then back in 2006 we came to the realization that being in debt was a ticking time bomb ready to explode at the first hint of an unplanned emergency. (As opposed to a planned emergency. Duh.) I have to laugh at what I said back then because in hindsight I was just as responsible for that finance debacle as the better half. That’s what happens when you get married; the debts become “ours” and there’s no such thing as “splitting the bills.”

Fast-forward to today. Not only have all those debts been paid off, but our main objective is to now pay off the house, followed by Mrs. kkk’s school loan. I’m sure most people would tackle the school loan first due to its smaller amount, but in this HUSSEIN ECONOMY, I would much rather owe a school loan than be late on a mortgage payment should something dire happen to our household’s income. Guess I’m weird like that. So with these being the only two debts we owe, our objective is to have them both eliminated no later than by the end of 2015. If all goes according to plan, we will be done sooner than this deadline; I generally predict in conservative amounts due to this thing called “life,” where anything can happen (and it usually does).

Our first benchmark was to get the mortgage down under $100,000. And about 10 minutes ago that benchmark was passed.

I’m an odd one. For some reason round numbers appeal to me. I guess I like things made simple. When I calculate my daily calorie and carb intake I round up/down so every item I consume and track ends in “5.” (For example, if a food item has 24 carbs in a serving, I just write down 25 on my notepad.) If I’m splitting a bill with someone, I don’t worry about change and just pay a little extra on my end. (If we each owe $9.48, I just give the other person $10.) There are enough details in this world to deal with; why make more for yourself?

Here’s one dumb reason I was waiting with baited breath for this day. Now that the mortgage is below $100k, I can do a “countdown” of sorts until that day when this bitch is paid off for good. (100k = 100 percent, 90k = 90 percent, etc.)

Here’s another dumb reason I was waiting with baited breath for this day. Now instead of looking at a monthly balance that is in the six-figure range, I’m starting at a balance that’s in the five-figure range. Doesn’t seem like much, but it means worlds to me. Guess that’s why many consumer products like to charge $19.95 for something rather than $20; it just looks better, even though there’s not much of a difference.

It’s been a crazy three-and-a-half years when we decided to change our lifestyle around and get rid of the anvils drowning us in the red. There’s still a ways to go, but when the bulk of the debt involves your house it doesn’t feel nearly as overwhelming. There’s still a bit of fear motivating me to pay down this mortgage, but then again a little bit of fear can be a useful ally. Once the house is paid in full, Mrs. kkk’s school loan will only only take a year (if that) to pay off, and then we’ll be debt free. But that’s another topic for another time.

Right now I’m just enjoying this moment and trying to carry the momentum as I prepare April’s household budget.

One round figure at a time.

And now, as this entry’s title suggests, let the countdown begin.

99.

(Well, technically, it’s 99.6, but I just spent how much of a word count saying that I like using round numbers? Damn you consistency.)

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March 28, 2010 at 2:55 pm

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A Sign Of Mental Abuse?

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So I was watching this TV show OnDemand. It’s from the National Geographic Channel. Oh, I’m sorry. NAT-GEO. (Guess that’s their way of becoming more hip.) Anyway, the show was called “Taboo,” and if you’ve never seen it before it’s about other cultures around the world and how fucked up they are how we must be understanding and all that hippie shit. Actually, it’s usually not that bad. We just see freaks and go, “ewww, they do THAT?!” If I’m completely bored and I see an interesting episode OnDemand I’ll give it a watch. Tonight I tuned into how different cultures handle punishments.

First off was Armenia, which has these things called “blood feuds.” Basically, if your dad kills someone, and the victim’s family is uber-pissed off about it, they will kill you if you ever step foot out in public. This means you stay home all day every day. The show profiled some 17-year-old who had been staying home since he was 3 because his dad killed someone 14 years ago. Yikes. Talk about sins of the father.

Then we went to India where convicted murderers got to serve a decent bit of their prison sentence out in this commune-thing. Basically, they got to leave this “prison” at 7 am, work and return back at 7 pm. The main profile for this bit featured some guy who murdered his wife/mother of his three kids. What did this guy do between 7 am to 7 pm? Teach young children at a school. Uhhhh, OK then.

Finally we were brought to America and some judge that lets some law-breakers decide if they want to go to jail or walk out in public with a sign saying how big a dumbass they were. The culprit spotlighted was this 18-year old who was busted for shoplifting. For his punishment he could either serve 10 days in jail or spend 32 hours walking outside the store he stole from with a sign saying what he did. The show then proceeded to QUESTION this form of punishment because it could cause mental abuse.

The hell?

I get this is a show about other cultures, but NAT-GEO spent more time defending India and deploring America to the point where I was laughing out loud — especially the academic “expert” who was giving his opinions throughout the program.

Having some dipshit stand out in public holding a sign saying, “I stole from this store and got caught,” can be a case of cruel and unusual punishment? Maybe Armenia had it right all along.

On a side note, if you want to see some “cruel and unusual punishment,” Check out NAT-GEO’s “Locked Up Abroad.” If you didn’t want to travel outside the U.S. before, you sure as heck won’t want to after watching just one episode of this series.

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March 28, 2010 at 1:06 am

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Cleaning Up The Pad On A Regular Basis

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So I’ve been trying to make Saturdays “clean up day” at the kkk household. While the better half is at her second job during the day, I have been trying to keep the house in a somewhat state of cleanliness. Because we have a pair of cat-scratching pads…

…the little brown fibers can descend onto the carpet in a hurry (although I’ll gladly take this over them scratching the furniture and carpet). This means each week I make a concerted effort to vacuum the house and put away any shit that has been scattered around during the course of the week. So far so good. Hell, I’ve even been doing the laundry on Saturdays as well (well, most Saturdays anyway). And about once a month I’ve been doing a more serious cleaning effort — dusting, steam-mopping, litter-box changing etc. Today was that once-a-month effort.

And Good Christ does it kick my ass.

I could spend an hour on the exercise bike and perform two workouts on the Soloflex and I wouldn’t be as sore as I am right now.

And of course as soon as everything’s clean, those little bastards take dumps in the new litter and go to town on the scratch pads. They don’t even wait an hour or so. Then again, it’s probably retaliation for me running the vacuum cleaners. I always do get some sadistic pleasure whenever Max or JJ run away from the vacuum cleaner … right into the room in which I’m about to run the thing. Sigh.

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March 27, 2010 at 11:21 pm

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Hussein Lays An Egg

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Don’t worry, kids. Maybe the Kenyan Koffee Fetcher will have something special planned for you all during Ramadan. But for the time being, make sure you extremists from religious schools step to the back of the White House lawn. We don’t take kindly to yer types.

The Osama administration announced on Tuesday it has reserved 3,000 free tickets to the annual White House Easter Egg Roll for students in D.C.-area public and charter schools, but not for children who attend private or parochial schools.

Why exclude children in private and parochial schools, asked the father of a parochial school student at Tuesday’s press conference where U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and District of Columbia Mayor Adrian Fenty announced the ticket giveaway.

“These tickets are from the White House to public schools, and we’re appreciative, but there may be other things unrelated to this press conference,” Fenty responded. “That’s a great question.”

The 3,000 reserved tickets will be distributed to students at 11 public schools in D.C. and a few others in Virginia and Maryland. Children at private or parochial schools in the Washington metropolitan area may attend the April 5 event, but only if they are among the people who registered for an online lottery system, by which the remaining free tickets — an estimated 27,000 — will be distributed.

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March 26, 2010 at 11:15 pm

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Because Everyone Likes To Sell Sala

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So a while back I made fun of the State for pushing the stick deeper into its ass rather than removing it over some business offering customers free doughnuts and coffee. Here’s yet another example.

Diego Bartolome just wanted to start a salsa business to help his mom after she lost her job. What the El Dorado County fourth-grader didn’t expect was a crash course in red tape.

The 10-year-old co-founded a hot little salsa company, grossing $1,000 from his Diego’s Awesome Salsa by December and landing accounts at grocery stores. The salsa boy also got a taste of the media spotlight, with a profile in The Bee and an appearance on Channel 31’s “Good Day Sacramento.”

Then the food police paid him and his mom a visit. An inspector from the state Department of Public Health noticed in a TV segment that Diego’s Awesome Salsa wasn’t labeled properly, and there were possible temperature-control issues.

The inspector told the Bartolomes that they needed a Processed Food Registration, a basic health permit for processing, manufacturing and distributing food in California. The permit’s base fee is $350 a year.

“While (the department) encourages entrepreneurial spirit, we are most concerned about the health of Californians and want them to have confidence that the products they consume are safe,” said Ronald Owens, a department spokesman.

Let’s just say Paula Bartolome, Diego’s mom and business partner, turned hotter than a habanero pepper. She thought they’d been in compliance with business regulations as they sold the $5 salsa jars in person at local bakeries and markets.

“I was just an absolute witch, telling the guy, ‘You’re no better than the mafia,’ ” said Paula Bartolome. “I ran a travel agency for years, and we all know that California is just very business-unfriendly. It’s hard. I apologized when I called him back and told him I’d scrounged up the money.”

The paperwork and bills are piling up. After fees for inspections, new labels and jars, UPC codes, an El Dorado County business license and similar expenses, the family has forked over about $2,000 to keep Diego’s Awesome Salsa on store shelves.

Some good news for Diego: Owens said the health department has no further issues with Diego’s Awesome Salsa. “It’s been a lot harder than I thought,” Diego said. “But the business is helping me with my math and speaking.”

Amid the paperwork, Diego’s Awesome Salsa has become a spicy local hit. He’s selling up to four cases a week, crafting the salsa in the kitchen of Garden Valley’s Chunks of Heaven Cookie Co. on weekends and after school.

OR IS IT~???????

IT’S A SWERVE~!!!!!!

I’m going to side with the State on this one. God bless the kid for living the American Dream (while it still exists). However, I do think some basic standards need to be in place and approved by California officials, especially considering the fact the kid’s selling food at a grocery store. Did the kid and his mom have to deal with ALL the rules and regulations that a large processing plant go through? Perhaps not. But this note in the “comments” section of the article’s website pretty much sums up my feelings on the matter.

Here is a comment from one reader:

“Never Ever apologize to a government hack. They should hate every day of their lives. Whether what they do is necessary or not, they need to be put back in their place and reminded that they are parasites on the producing class. And that they should check their arrogance.”

And here’s the comment that is responding to the above comment. This comment below I wholeheartedly agree with:

Until you get e-coli, or they find roaches in the kitchen – then you demand to know why they were not inspected more often and/or closed down sooner. You want no government UNTIL you need something then you can’t be served fast enough.

If the kid was selling this stuff from a stand in his neighborhood, then I would think otherwise. However, if you’re going to take up shelf space at a grocery store, then I agree that some sort of regulation needs to take place.

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March 26, 2010 at 11:04 pm

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The Better Half KKK-uts A Rug

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So the better half and I were driving in to work earlier this week when she had a pretty damn good observation. Did she steal this from somewhere else? No clue. But I liked it.

Mrs. kkk heard some newsbit on the radio about Hussein Health Care Deform, made a few choice comments, then said the following:

“You know, this health care bullshit is like a carpet. These assholes are putting all this shit down deep in the fibers and telling us to look at it from a distance so we don’t see anything.”

Baby, you’re the greatest.

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March 25, 2010 at 9:39 pm

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Urban Flight

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So I need to comment on Urban Meyer’s recent hissyfit.

With a stern look and some finger pointing, Florida coach Urban Meyer had harsh words for a reporter following spring practice Wednesday.

Meyer, speaking for the first time in a week, confronted an Orlando Sentinel reporter and defended receiver Deonte Thompson.

It was unclear why Meyer took issue with the Sentinel’s story.

Reporter Jeremy Fowler quoted Thompson as referring to John Brantley as “a real quarterback,” in comparison to Tim Tebow.

The exchange was caught on video, captured by a photographer and witnessed by a dozen or more people — including several fans leaving spring practice.

“You’ll be out of practice — you understand that? — if you do that again,” Meyer told the reporter. “I told you five years ago: Don’t mess with our players. Don’t do it. You did it. You do it one more time and the Orlando Sentinel’s not welcome here ever again. Is that clear? It’s yes or no.”

The reason for the tantrum?

Meyer was reacting to a story posted on the Sentinel’s Web site following Monday’s practice. Thompson was asked what the biggest difference was between Tebow and Brantley.

“You never know with Tim,” Thompson said. “He can bolt. You’ll think he’s running, but then he’ll just come up and pass it to you. You just have to be ready at all times. With Brantley, everything’s with rhythm, time. Like, you know what I mean, a real quarterback.”

Thompson was embarrassed by the remark and the attention it got, mostly because he likes Tebow and never wanted to say anything negative about him.

I never saw Tim Tebow as a fake quarterback … ever …. ever…

Is it OK if I take some snaps behind the center?

Now here’s my question. What did Deonte Thompson say that was so bad? Tebow was an … unconventional … quarterback. Anyone with half-a-brain knew Thompson was talking about a “real” quarterback being someone who stays in the pocket and looks to throw the ball rather than run. And the question asked was completely appropriate.

Wasn’t Urban supposed to be retired/on medical leave/whatever?

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March 25, 2010 at 9:24 pm

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Case Of The Drives

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What was in front of me this morning during the work commute.

And here I thought I had seen bumper stickers of every kind out there. What the hell was I thinking?

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March 25, 2010 at 9:06 pm

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Hating Dissention

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So now that the Kenyan Koffee Fetcher and minions got their Hussein Health Care Deform passed, they’re pulling a trick out of my former employer’s playbook.

Do your thing, and then say, “time to move on.”

You question/protest what we do? You are instituting BULLYING TACTICS and are nothing more than an instrument of HATE. OH NOES~!

A fax bearing the image of a noose. Profane voice mails. Bricks thrown, a gas line cut. White powder sent to an office.

Democrats and a few Republicans revealed mounting numbers and unsettling details of threats against them Thursday in the emotional aftermath of the passage of the health care overhaul.

Lawmakers uniformly condemned the harassment, but that’s where the agreement ended. Democrats said Republicans were slow to condemn the vigilantism, while Republicans said Democrats were playing politics with the threats.

“By ratcheting up the rhetoric, some will only inflame these situations to dangerous levels,” said House Republican Whip Eric Cantor of Virginia. “Enough is enough. It has to stop.”

At least 10 Democrats now have reported harassment, including incidents involving at least four of their offices in New York, Arizona and Kansas. More frequent have been obscenity-laced, sometime-threatening phone messages. An undisclosed number of lawmakers have been given increased police protection.

“It is unfortunate that a small but vocal group of people are using insults to convey their opinions and alarming that anyone would make threats against me or my family,” said Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper, D-Pa.

On Thursday, two Republicans said they, too, had been menaced.

What’s hilarious about all this is that recent media reports I’ve had the misfortune to watch/hear act like this sort of thing is NEW and has NEVER HAPPENED BEFORE … EVER~!!!

Are you fucking kidding me?

You know, I could go on and on and on about this, but I’m lazy. I’ll just repost something already posted elsewhere.

There is a disturbing chill in the air according to the leftist media. Threats of violence and rumor of murder are taking center stage instead of reporting legitimate public outrage about the passage of Hussein HealthCare. You need not click far online to hear another person refer to Glenn Beck as “dangerous”, yet they can never claim specifically why. Despite their rhetoric, the media refuses to follow up with what makes a man, who has spent hours just this year begging people to remain peaceful, so obscenely dangerous.

Glaringly obvious in this latest round of reports is that there are no specific examples of alleged threats of violence cited. I can only find one specific threat that caused the FBI to swoop in and ask a speaker to wear a bullet-proof vest on the tip that the speaker would be gunned down by an assassin. But that speaker was Glenn Beck.

Whether this is a shortcut to 2nd Amendment action, valid concern, or just a bunch of crybaby progressive politicians over reacting to criticism, it’s hard to tell. But Obama’s desire to continue ramming through the most divisive legislation — against his own creed — isn’t helping bring calm to even the most peaceful conservatives. And while the evidence of a violent right is scarce, there’s no limit to liberals attempting to make conservatives look evil.

Before letting the media continue to perpetuate a stereotype that may not actually exist at all, let me give you the facts that U.S. journalists refuse to cite. Let me show you where real violence comes from, and I don’t even need to mention the millions of babies killed every year by progressives or even the tens of millions of people murdered by their communist heroes.

* It was not the fear of conservative violence that caused Ann Coulter’s speech to be cancelled this week.
* It was a liberal who bit the finger off a man who disagreed with him on healthcare.
* It was Obama-loving Amy Bishop who took a gun to work and murdered co-workers.
* Joseph Stack flew his plane into the IRS building after writing an anti-conservative manifesto.
* It was liberals who destroyed AM radio towers outside of Seattle.
* It’s liberals who burn down Hummer dealerships.
* It was progressive SEIU union thugs who beat a black conservative man who spoke his mind.
* It’s doubtful that a conservative fired shots into a GOP campaign headquarters.
* In fact, Democrats have no monopoly on having their offices vandalized.
* Don’t forget it was Obama’s friend Bill Ayers who used terrorism as a tool for political change. SDS is still radical, with arrests in 2007 and the storming of the CATO Institute in July 2008.
* It was a liberal who was sentenced to two years for bringing bombs and riot shields to the Republican National Convention in 2008.
* It was a liberal who threatened to kill a government informant who infiltrated her Austin-based group that planned to bomb the RNC.
* It was liberals who assaulted police in Berkeley.
* It was liberals who intimidated and threw rocks through the windows of researchers.
* The two Black Panthers who stood outside polls intimidating people with nightsticks were probably not right-wingers.
* Every time the G20 gets together, it’s not conservatives who destroy property and cause chaos.

I could literally go on and on, but let’s try to have some perspective here. Violence is a product of the fringe, on either side, and it’s sickening to try to use it for political advantage. Those who commit violence in the name of politics deserve political change no more than they deserve leniency in sentencing. Violence furthers no cause. The only call to action that violence has ever motivated Americans to is the retaliation on attackers. Somehow I think the liberals know that very well.

The media and politicians who are trying to construct a meme of conservative violence as we run up to the 2010 elections should only face the weapon they fear most; the ballot.

I wish we can go back to the good ol’ days of peaceful, rational dissent.

Like when Michael Steele had Oreos chucked at him during his unsuccessful run for the Senate.

Or when union thugs would beat up opposing demonstrators.

Or when college students would shout-down/shut-down conservative guest speakers at university functions.

Oh, wait. Those last two things still happen. My bad.

On a somewhat-related note, Someone I know posted the following article with this comment:

I gotta say that this is kind of scary. The asshole who did this said he never would do something like this, presumably the mood of the crowd got to him. Now, I’ve been to rallys before, and they were always optimistic and got me feeling better. These? They just seem to be making people furious and violent.

Here’s the article.

The man who berated and tossed dollar bills at a man with Parkinson’s disease during a health care protest last week says he is remorseful and scared.

“I snapped. I absolutely snapped and I can’t explain it any other way,” said Chris Reichert of Victorian Village, in a Dispatch interview.

In his first comments on an incident that went viral across the Internet and was repeatedly played on cable television news shows, Reichert said he is sorry about his confrontation with Robert A. Letcher, 60, of the North Side. Letcher, a former nuclear engineer who suffers from Parkinson’s, was verbally attacked as he sat before anti-health care demonstrators in front of Rep. Mary Jo Kilroy’s district office last week.

“He’s got every right to do what he did and some may say I did too, but what I did was shameful,” Reichert said. “I haven’t slept since that day.”

“I made a donation (to a local Parkinson’s disease group) and that starts the healing process.”

Earlier this week, Reichert, 40, denied any involvement in a confrontation featured in a Dispatch video that drew an emotional response from viewers across the country.

“I wanted this to go away, but it won’t and I’m paying the consequences,” Reichert said.

He said he’s fearful for his family after reading comments about his actions on the Internet.

“I’ve been looking at the web sites,” he said. “People are hunting for me.”

The demonstration took place just days before the House voted on health-care reform legislation, drawing hundreds of supporters and opponents. Kilroy herself condemned the action, entering a link to the video into the Congressional Record. Ohio Democrats plan to use the incident to raise money.

When Letcher sat down in front of opponents and held a sign indicating that he had Parkinson’s disease, an unidentified man berated him, saying, “If you’re looking for a hand-out, you’re on the wrong end of town.”

Reichert then stepped from the crowd, bent down, pointed a finger in Letcher’s face and as he tossed a pair of dollar bills yelled, “I’ll pay for this guy. Here you go. Let’s start a pot, I’ll pay for you. I’ll decide when to give you money. Here. Here’s another one.”

Organizers on both sides of the debate quickly condemned the actions of Reichert and the other man, who still has not been identified. Reichert, a registered Republican, said he is not politically active. He said he heard about the rally on the radio and a neighbor invited him to attend.

“That was my first time at any political rally and I’m never going to another one,” Reichert said.

“I will never ever, ever go to another one.”

Here was my response:

NOW you’re “concerned” about the mob mentality at political/issue rallies?

Did the “mob” go along with Reichert? (I probably would have, but that’s another story.)

Did Reichert’s “target” get physically assaulted?

Was property damaged?

I find it interesting that so many people are now worried about these protest rallies. And here I thought that protesting was supposed to be the most patriotic thing a person could do.

Well shucks. The Muslim Wookie Fucker signed his Health Care Deform shit sandwich. I guess everyone can go home now.

FUCK THAT. If you think this is over, you Muslim piece of shit. I’ve only begun to come up with names for you and the Wookie.

And regarding the last sentence to my response, I indeed have.

“America’s Top Imam” is now the fifth starter in my rotation, with President Hussein, Kenyan Koffee Fetecher, Muslim Wookie Fucker and Non-Dialect Negro taking up the other spots.

Welcome aboard, but remember you can be called back down to the minors the minute I come up with another uber-clever nickname.

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March 25, 2010 at 8:55 pm

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Putting Americans (And Students) To Work

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So there’s a road construction project or two around the Shittsburgh region, and I get a chuckle whenever I drive by this sign every day.

I wonder that the little guy (or gal) is shoveling? Hmmm…

I thought about Photoshopping the sign to read something like, “Project Funded by YOUR GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN~!!!”, but we’ve been passing debt from one generation to the next like this since Reagan. This actually reminds me of my high school years. Every year the Junior class would start planning for their Senior prom. What got discussed during this time were ways to fund this event. Well, from what I heard, each year the Senior class just passed the cost of the prom down to the next class. Well the buck stopped with my class. Boo. Then again, what am I bitching about? I did jack-shit regarding fundraising efforts. Hell, I still remember the conversation I had with my math teacher after the class assembly regarding this issue.

Me and a few other Juniors got out of math class to go to this assembly. At this assembly we were told we had to sell something — I think they were Pizza Hut gift cards. Anyway, the assembly took about 15 minutes, but I roamed the halls with a few other kids for 15 more minutes. When I got back to class I was by far the last person to arrive, so the teacher knew I was fucking around out in the halls. She then started asking me about the assembly and blahblahblah. The following conversation was had. You can figure out who’s who.

So what does your class have to do for fundraising?

Sell these stupid pizza cards. Whoever sells the most gets *name of some prize that I can’t remember.*

Oh, so you’re going to go out and sell as much as you can?

No.

Why not?

Well I’m not going to prom, and why bother selling cards when some rich kid is just going to get his dad to make all his workers buy 20 cards each?

My God. I had quite the case of class envy back then.

Let’s just say that answer, coupled with the fact the group of burn-out kids in back of the class began laughing out loud, didn’t go over well.

And I ended up going to senior prom. Maybe I should have sold some pizza cards.

Hey, this reminds me of another fundraising story. I was in grade school; can’t remember the grade. We had to sell candy bars. I’m pretty sure we had a box of 10 candy bars for $1 each. Well I had $10 from something-or-other so rather than just go door-to-door pimping my wares, I just bought and ate them all. The next day or so I gave my teacher the $10. The teacher asked if I wanted to sell any more (I think there was a similar whoever-sells-the-most-wins-something-lame contest going on). I don’t think I was as cynical or snide in my response to this teacher than I was to my 11th-grade math teacher, but I do remember only buying one box of chocolate.

You know, after I typed this last paragraph I was trying to think of a title to this entry. I scrolled up and then I realized that I began talking about the “Putting Americans To Work” signs I see on my way to and from work.

And I’m making fun of a silhouette; I can shovel with the best of them. But at least I’m not BANKRUPTING YOUR GREAT-GREAT GRANDCHILDREN~!!!!

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March 24, 2010 at 10:26 pm

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Steve Mason’s My Top Doc For The Day

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I have never heard of Steve Mason before today, and he’s my dawg even though he works for ESPN Radio.

I had Jim Rome’s TV show on today and he was a guest on his “panel” segment. And when the topic of Gilbert Arenas possibly facing three months in jail came up, he defended Arenas.

And he’s still employed by ESPN. Probably not for long.

Mason had the nerve to say that while what Arenas did was stupid, it didn’t deserve jail time. Of course the other panelist and Rome disagreed, but Mason stood his ground and said he’s all for gun owner’s rights.

Holy shit.

With all the “OMG WTF” going on by ESPN commentators about Arenas and his gun incident, you would have thought he actually shot someone. Mason even defended Plaxico Burress and said HE shouldn’t be in jail — and I agree.

Funny thing is that while this segment was on the air, the ESPN bottom-screen crawl had the following story:

Former Major League Baseball star Dwight Gooden has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs and leaving the scene of an accident.

The former pitcher for the New York Mets and New York Yankees had a child in his vehicle at the time of the two-vehicle crash around 9 a.m. Tuesday, Franklin Lakes police Capt. Joseph Seltenrich said.

Police wouldn’t say whose child it was, but they said no one was hurt.

Gooden also was charged with child endangerment and motor vehicle violations, authorities said. They wouldn’t release details, including the type of drugs.

Let’s see, who was a bigger thread to others: Arenas or Gooden?

And which one will ESPN be in more hysterics over?

And which athlete’s punishment is more deserving of jail time?

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March 24, 2010 at 10:00 pm

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Secret Muslim Antichrist

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OK now I’m calling bullshit on the poll findings below.

What’s with this “may” stuff?

Americans who suggest President Hussein should rot in hell are apparently deadly serious.

Nearly a quarter of Republicans believe America’s Top Imam ‘may be the Antichrist’, according to a survey.

And it’s nice to know that NOW we’re going to talk about presidents being compared to that guy in Germany.

An even greater number compared him to Hitler.

And what’s with this “secret” stuff?

More than half of the Republicans quizzed by Harris Poll, 57 per cent, believed the Kenyan Koffee Fetcher was secretly Muslim, something he has consistently denied.

I love how the article adds, “something he has consistently denied.” For some reason that got a laugh out of me.

Here’s the other reason I’m calling shenanigans on this poll: If there were so many people who believed all this, I would have a lot more readers at this place.

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March 24, 2010 at 9:51 pm

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The Prodigal Criminal Returns

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Manslaughter. I wonder what he did? My guess is drunk driving.

A Florida man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for violating his probation by trying to break into the Brevard County jail.

A judged sentenced 25-year-old Sylvester Jiles on Monday. He was convicted in January of trespassing on jail property and resisting an officer.

Authorities say Jiles tried to climb a 12-foot (3 1/2-meter) fence at the Brevard County Detention Center in August. He was caught and hospitalized with severe cuts from the barbed wire. He had been released a week earlier after accepting a plea deal on a manslaughter charge.

Jiles had begged jail officials to take him back into custody, saying he feared retaliation from the victim’s family. Jail officials said they couldn’t take him in and told him to file a police report.

Damn you vague AP report.

Ohhh, a shooting.

A Florida man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for violating his probation in a manslaughter case by trying to break back into jail for his own protection, Florida Today reports.

Sylvester Jiles, 25, was originally sentenced to eight years of probation for a 2007 shooting death. Last summer, three days after his release, Jiles returned to the Brevard County Detention Center and begged officers to take him back, saying he feared for his life from members of the victim’s family.

Police told him to file a police report, but Jiles instead climbed one fence into the jail and was trying to get over the second one, which was covered with razor-sharp wire, when he fell and suffered deep cuts.

In the end, he was charged in a Viera, Fla., court with violating his probation by trespassing on jail property.

I wonder if it was drug/gang-related? Oh hell, I’m not posting another article on this.

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March 23, 2010 at 8:34 pm

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Party Down The Line

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So what are the immediate ramifications of Hussein Health Care? The complete destruction of the private health insurance industry and the transformation of the Land of the Free and Home of the Brave into another third-world shit-hole where we beg at the table of the State for crumbs, or perhaps a MRI? Nah, that won’t be for a while. At least until after the Kenyan Koffee Fetcher’s re-election bid.

But what’s going to happen TODAY is that my days of ticket-splitting are over.

Yeah I know you’re probably thinking, “kkk? Voting Democrat? LOLZ.” Well believe it or not I have done this in more elections than naught since I became eligible to vote. Now while I haven’t voted for a Democrat candidate for Congress or beyond, I had often split my ticket when it came to local and state-wide races.

Or at least I did.

It’s nothing but the party line for me now.

Sorry guys, but when your Top Imam is waging a jihad against my health insurance, I wage a jihad against your Party. It may not be pretty, but when Abdul blows himself up on a crowded bus there’s bound to be collateral damage. Such is the case here. Sad thing is I was actually seriously considering voting for a Democrat governor in this year’s election. Niet.

Let’s just hope that my Democrat State Representative doesn’t pay a visit to my door this year, which he did back in 2008. I don’t think he’s going to like what he has to hear.

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March 23, 2010 at 8:20 pm

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Working Overtime, But Did It Take Care Of Business?

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So am I the only one that thinks the new NFL playoff overtime system is dumb?

• Both teams must have the opportunity to possess the ball once during the extra period, unless the team that receives the opening kickoff scores a touchdown on its initial possession, in which case it is the winner.

• If the team that possesses the ball first scores a field goal on its initial possession, the other team shall have the opportunity to possess the ball. If [that team] scores a touchdown on its possession, it is the winner. If the score is tied after [both teams have a] possession, the team next scoring by any method shall be the winner.

• If the score is tied at the end of a 15-minute overtime period, or if [the overtime period’s] initial possession has not ended, another overtime period will begin, and play will continue until a score is made, regardless of how many 15-minute periods are necessary.

I don’t mind the NFL overtime rules being changed. But not to this.

The NHL has sudden death hockey in the playoffs, and it’s a pretty sure bet that each team touches the puck before the game-winning goal is scored.

MLB has lets each team have its three outs once a game’s inning count reaches double digits.

The NBA plays five minutes of extended time.

Each of these scenarios make sense. But in the NFL a team can win the coin toss, complete a few passes and kick a field goal. Meh. While I have always said that the losing team could have decided their fate during regulation, I didn’t have an objection to wanting to change overtime procedures. I think the way college footballs handles OT would work in the NFL. Heck, because kickers are more accurate on the professional level maybe start each drive at the 50-yard line or something. But to have this “a field goal gives the other team the ball but a touchdown doesn’t” is just … odd.

Besides, if Donovan McNabb ever has to deal with this; his head might explode.

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March 23, 2010 at 7:46 pm

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One Of Ours One Of Ours Gooble Gobble Gooble Gobble

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So yesterday was one fun drive home. Let me explain:

I drive several roads to get from my workplace to picking up Mrs. kkk from her job. One road recently underwent some construction. What did the powers-that-be do? Install two stoplights for my road and another road where before it was a Lord of the Flies-type thing going on. Sure there was a bit of chaos, but in the two years I have been driving this route I have never seen one accident, or even one that nearly took place. But now with these stoplights they back up traffic a good 20 minutes where it used to take 1-2 minutes tops. You see, there’s this other stoplight not too far down from these two newly installed lights and causes the lines from our two lanes to become gridlocked because that light isn’t always green when our lights turn green. Basically, it’s a huge clusterfuck that has me contemplating alternate routes.

Why am I talking about this? Because yesterday this assclown in a towtruck was back a few cars from me in this manufactured traffic jam. He apparently didn’t like being in park for 5+ minutes and started drifting left to right and honking his horn. Yeah, that’ll work. Well I took note that this idiot was going to get in the closed lane next to my road and line jump. I took a pen and paper from my glove compartment because I intended on taking down his license plate number. Sure enough, he peeled out and started driving down the closed lane. I wrote down the plate number, jotted down the company name on his vehicle and called 911 to report him to the police.

After telling the operator the reason for my call, the following exchange was made. You can figure out who’s who:

What was his license plate number?

*Gives out plate number*

Oh, so it’s a tow truck. (I neglected to say it was a tow truck in my initial report; I just said vehicle.)

Yes, and the name on the side said “McGann and Chester.”

Oh…that’s one of ours. I’ll call the office.

Yeah, I’m sure this will be promptly dealt with.

And today an Access van did the same thing. You’re driving old people. What’s the hurry?

This van was a ways away from me. If I had known this driver was going to pull this shit, and I was within viewing distance, I would have written down HIS license plate number down as well. Fuck this shit. Not only could this injure someone but it only gives other dipshits the motivation to follow suit.

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March 23, 2010 at 7:32 pm

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Biden’s Warm-Up Act

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Say what you want about Joe Biden and how he makes Dan Quayle look like a Rhodes Scholar, but the man can suck up with the best of them.

My normally scheduled radio listening was interrupted so I could witness the demise of America, and now Joe is knob-slobbing America’s Top Imam. You know, if I actually believed all the bullshit coming from his mouth, I would like the guy.

Now I know why Hussein picked Biden.

And now the Kenyan Koffee Fetcher is up.

And now the radio option is off and the CD player is on.

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March 23, 2010 at 11:47 am

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That’s Why They Play (And We Watch) The Games

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So this local sports radio guy was talking about how he doesn’t like the NCAA tournament with all these upsets because that will deprive us of getting better matchups in the later rounds (he specifically mentioned his disappointment in not seeing an Ohio State/Kansas contest). Uh, if the higher-seeded teams would simply win their respective contests, then you would have higher-seeded teams face off in the Sweet 16/Elite 8/etc. Don’t blame the underdogs for not playing like underdogs. Hell, in 2008 all the top seeds made the Final Four and it was a boring-ass tournament.

Look, most of the lower-seeded teams that win a game or two don’t get to the Final Four. However, you watch because there’s always that chance you’ll get a George Mason University in 2006 that took its 11th Seed to a Final Four appearance. And that’s the “problem” with a tournament; sometimes the top-ranked teams don’t always win. If you just went by rankings, what would be the point of playing the games? The postseason would be a bunch of meaningless exhibition games, and what type of league is stupid enough to do that?

Oh…

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March 22, 2010 at 10:35 pm

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Car Chit Chat

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So by now you probably know my feelings on the Muslim Wookie Fucker and his jihad on my health insurance. However, I call ’em as I see ’em, and the following conversation was held by me and Mrs. kkk on the drive home from last week. You can figure out who’s who:

So did you hear that they’re now going to REQUIRE you to have health insurance?

Yeah.

That’s bullshit. The government has no business telling someone what he or she can’t do.

So does that mean if someone wants to have an abortion they should be permitted to do so?

*Silence.*

For the record, Mrs. kkk is VERY Catholic and VERY VERY pro-life.

Why am I talking about this? Because the following conversation was held today on the way to work.

I’ve been thinking about what you said before … about what government telling someone what to do with their body.

And?

And about that bit you said about abortion … if I really want government out of our lives, then someone should be allowed to have one, even I don’t agree with it.

It’s funny. When we first met I was the right-wing fanatic and she was the apolitical doe with her head in the sand. After 9/11/01 she started following current events more closely. And while I give her my opinion whenever she asks for it, I oftentimes play devil’s advocate (as I did with the conversations noted above). It’s odd hearing her bitch about the Non-Dialect Negro and his minions because she can be just as bad, if not worse, than me and my lunacy. Guess that’s what happens when you graduate college and enter the real world with a family full of crack-whores, welfare junkies and white trash that don’t do a goddamn thing to improve their lives while she busted her ass through school to earn a Master’s Degree.

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March 22, 2010 at 10:23 pm

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I Downloaded The Song And The Song Won

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So earlier tonight I had an urge to rip Bobby Fuller Four’s version of “I Fought The Law.” Hello YouTube.

Great audio quality. Except for that damn skipping noise. Back to searching.

Hey, a live version.

I liked it, but I really wanted a studio version. Back to searching.

You know, you don’t need to wasted 10 seconds at the opening to show us the actual record…

…but it was at this point that I realized I now have three versions of Bobby Fuller Four’s “I Fought The Law” song on my hard drive.

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March 22, 2010 at 10:07 pm

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Excessive Fees/Penalties Are Not Fine

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Now I normally don’t feel pity for someone that drives like a crazy person and gets a ticket, but this is going a bit too far. (I have to lol about the fine for missing a court date. Hey, if you want to fight the law then you best show up for your day in court. And you’re going to fight the powers-that-be over driving without a seatbelt? How do you defend yourself in that instance?)

Shomari Jennings was willing to pay the $70 ticket he received for driving without a seatbelt, but not the slew of tacked-on fees and penalties that ballooned the cost more than tenfold.

Every $10 of his base fine triggered a $26 “penalty assessment” for courthouse construction, a DNA identification program, emergency medical services and other programs. Other fees ranged from $1 to $35.

“It’s the new tax,” Jennings, 30, complained while waiting in traffic court to contest a staggering bill compounded by a $500 fine for missing a court date.

And motorists can only expect more of the same as cash-strapped cities and states consider measures ranging from expansion of red-light camera systems to charging drivers for cleanup after accidents.

In Iowa, lawmakers grappling with shortfalls in the state’s public safety budget are exploring ways to increase fines for traffic violations. There’s a proposal in Maryland to add a $7.50 charge to traffic fines to help pay for law enforcement and fire protection equipment.

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March 21, 2010 at 10:23 pm

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A New Moon Rising

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So the better half went out and got the second Twilight movie this afternoon.

And guess who saw it just now?

Yep. Lucky me.

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March 21, 2010 at 10:06 pm

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Who’s Going To Remove This Cancer?

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To all those supports of Hussein Health Care…

Triumph in their grasp, President Hussein/the Muslim Wookie Fucker and House Democrats demonstrated command of the votes needed to pass landmark health care legislation Sunday night, a climactic chapter in a century-long quest for near universal coverage.

The House argued its way through a thicket of Republican objections toward a late-evening vote on the bill to extend coverage to 32 million Americans who lack it, ban insurers from denying coverage on the basis of pre-existing medical conditions and cut deficits by an estimated $138 billion over a decade.

“Today is the day that is going to rank with the day we passed the civil rights bill in 1964,” said Rep. John Dingell of Michigan, a member of Congress since 1955. “Today we’re doing something that ranks with what we did with Social Security or Medicare. This is a day of which we can all be proud if we vote for that legislation.”

Republicans said it was nothing of the sort, warning of a government takeover of the health care system, financed by a trillion dollars in higher taxes and Medicare cuts combined.

“There is dirty deal after dirty deal after dirty deal in the bill this House will vote on,” said Rep. Mike Rogers of Michigan. “It is a disgrace.”

The measure cleared a critical early test vote, 224-206, a few hours after Osama and Democratic leaders struck a compromise with anti-abortion lawmakers whose votes had left the outcome in doubt. The president issued an executive order pledging that no federal funds would be used for elective abortion.

…whenever you discover that tumor in your body, I sincerely hope your experience in your local Hussein Hospital is everything a government-run institution can provide.

As someone that went to Journalism School, this part of the article was interesting to note.

The House argued its way through a thicket of Republican objections toward a late-evening vote on the bill to extend coverage to 32 million Americans who lack it, ban insurers from denying coverage on the basis of pre-existing medical conditions and cut deficits by an estimated $138 billion over a decade.

“Cut deficits blahblabhblah.” Really? The article should have stated that the bill claims to do everything it’s supposed to do. Shit, someone could be fingered by 10 witnesses to a crime and and the article still has to say the perp “allegedly” committed the crime until convicted.

Come back to me in 10 years and let’s see how much of a cut it makes in the deficit. Of course by then it won’t matter much because this shit-burger will be firmly in place.

And I normally don’t pay much attention to the Kenyan Koffee Fetcher and the bullshit shooting from out of his mouth, but this line made me LOL…

Because somewhere deep in your heart you said to yourself, I believe in an America in which we don’t just look out for ourselves, that we don’t just tell people you’re on your own, that we are proud of our individualism, we are proud of our liberty, but we also have a sense of neighborliness and a sense of community — (applause) — and we are willing to look out for one another and help people who are vulnerable and help people who are down on their luck and give them a pathway to success and give them a ladder into the middle class.

Yeah, because back in the 1960s you shitdicks believed in a sense of “community” for people “down on their luck.” Look how great that society turned out. And nothing says “community” like erecting the mother of all entitlement programs, you bitch-ass piece of shit.

A ladder to the middle class? More like a chute down the abyss.

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March 21, 2010 at 10:04 pm

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Cult Of Personal Well-Being

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So I was reading another blog and came across this line. And like everything else on this here Internet, I ganked it for my own use.

Don’t make fun of cultists if you feel too beaten-down to leave a job or relationship that isn’t making you healthier.

Even if you think everything I say at this place is a bunch of nonsensical jibber-jabber (and kiss my ass if you do), pleasepleaseplease peep the game that was just spit.

(Actually, what would REALLY scare me is someone that frequents KK’s Korner for actual guidance. My God.)

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March 20, 2010 at 11:52 am

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Top KK’s Korner Searchers For 3/20/10

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Remember a little while back when I made the following comment:

Whenever I see the search terms entered from people who visit this place, I sometimes wonder what their reaction is upon not finding pictures about belly-button fingering but rather…

I think I just got that answer.

Guess someone was looking for President Hussein’s 2009 March Madness picks.

Because I’m not sure what to label this type of entry (News, Sports, etc.), I’ll just turn this into another search-fest meadow romp.

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March 20, 2010 at 11:25 am

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Bringing The Meat On A Lenten Friday Night

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So today was a wild night out for the kkk household. What did we do? Go out to Staples so the better half can get some folders for work, pay a long-overdue visit to the Used CD Store and then to Blockbuster for shitload of $5 DVDs. I’m a wild one, yes I am. Actually, if I didn’t pay a visit to these places tonight, I would have in the very near future. This time last year I had $100 worth of gift cards given to me at work and they were about to “expire” aka have that “monthly fee taken out of the balance” bullshit take effect, so it was time to splurge with CDs and movies.

During all this excitement, the better half wanted to go to T.G.I.F.’s for dinner. I think that was her plan all along when she said earlier in the day that she wanted to get $0.50 folders for her office. The following conversation took place on the drive to Staples.

I want to go to Friday’s.

But it’s Friday and I’m not allowed to have meat.

You get a pass today.

So that’s all it takes for me to get out of this — you wanting that salad?

*No response.*

There’s this salad at Friday’s that she fantasizes about every other day. No idea what it’s called: chicken something-or-other. Of course, she’s allergic to chicken (or so she says) and gets me the poultry on the side. Yeah, I know I could have gotten a non-meat dish, but don’t tell her that. I hate eating fish at a restaurant when I could get a burger/steak instead.

While I was at the Used CD Store, a place I visited for only the first time this year, my only rap catch of the night was Ice Cube’s Death Certificate — a certified hip-hop classic and by far my favorite Cube album. Mrs. kkk, as usual, then provides the buzzkill while looking through the track-list later that night of my audio bounty.

Givin’ Up the Nappy Dug Out. What the hell?

Player Hater-ette.

You know, I often wonder what it’s like for the poor Used CD Store clerks to see my selections and think, “WTF is wrong with this person?” Ice Cube, Bad Religion, Blondie, ACDC, Clash and Dio. And I’m as Silent-Majority/cracker-looking as it gets.

At least when it came to the movie selections, the clerk can figure out who’s buying what titles.

Grindhouse: Him

He’s Just Not That Into You: Her.

Or so it may seem…

Uh, no. It was pretty apparent who selected what titles.

Truth be told, we generally watch the same movies, although we do part ways on a few selections. There are some chick flicks I don’t watch, and there are some … well, she actually watches everything I watch. It’s just a matter of to what degree she bitches about a movie.

All in all, it was an 8 CD and 16 DVD night. Why more people don’t buy used is beyond me. But hey, if it weren’t for them I wouldn’t get these items at a heavily discounted price. Then again, other people just download entire music and movie collections at no cost. Even though I have a plethora of MP3 in my hard drive, I still like getting the original disc/case of my audio/video entertainment. Guess this is the new “vinyl.”

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March 19, 2010 at 9:41 pm

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Oblivious To The Outside Workplace

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At around 2 pm today a crazy person from the crazy house across from where I work went on a rampage, with pipe in hand, and busted out windows to his room and the crazy house’s van parked is in my boss’ lot. He apparently cut himself quite a bit when smashing out the van windows and then started going down the street. Someone called the police on this hooligan and a few minutes later officers cornered him and were THIS CLOSE to tasering him.

All the while I was totally oblivious to the entire episode.

Story of my life.

Back in the time during Noah’s Ark I would have come out of my shack after Day 4 of nonstop rain asking people “Are all y’all basements flooding like mine? Hey, what’s that big boat with all those animals doing?”

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March 18, 2010 at 6:57 pm

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Bracket Buster

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Well, March Madness has started. And for the first time in as long as I can remember I didn’t do a bracket. I’m curious to see how my following of this annual tournament will fare now that I don’t have any teams to pull for/against. I enjoy watching competition for the sake of competition, so I want to see how much this changes when I’m not going, “Uh-oh, my sleeper pick lost in the first round by 30.”

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March 18, 2010 at 1:51 pm

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Dumb Owners Tick Me Off

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So this article caught my eye for obvious reasons. With four feline occupants in the kkk household, the monthly flea treatments we give each of them from spring to autumn is always a fun endeavor. First we pick them off one by one and seclude them in the main floor bathroom and and DVD room where there are no beds for anyone to hide under. Then each one of them throws a goddamn fit whenever we apply the flea medication to the back of their heads before taking off in a mad scramble with their treated fur all spiked up. That is except for Bella, who tries to eat the medication.

Oh, yeah. The story.

Products intended to treat cats and dogs for fleas and ticks kill hundreds of pets each year and injure tens of thousands, the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday as it outlined plans to make the products safer.

The EPA said it will develop stricter testing and evaluation requirements for flea and tick treatments that are applied to a pet’s skin. The agency also will begin reviewing labels to determine which ones need to say more clearly how to use the products.

The EPA’s effort follows increasing complaints from pet owners that the “spot-on” products have triggered reactions in dogs and cats, ranging from skin irritation to neurological problems to deaths. Cats and small dogs appear particularly vulnerable, the EPA said, especially when given products intended for larger animals.

Steve Owens, assistant administrator of EPA’s Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances, said new restrictions will be placed on flea and tick products, with additional changes for specific products likely—including possible changes in some product formulas.

“These are poisons,” Owens said. “These are products designed to kill fleas and ticks—and they do their jobs.”

The EPA is committed to better protecting the health and safety of pets and families, Owens said, but added that pet owners “need to carefully read and follow all labeling before exposing your pet to a pesticide.”

The agency announced last April it was increasing scrutiny of topical flea and tick products because of the growing number of bad reactions reported.

The EPA said it received 44,263 reports of harmful reactions associated with topical flea and tick products in 2008, up from 28,895 in 2007. Reactions ranged from skin irritations to vomiting to seizures to, in about 600 cases, death of an animal.

An EPA spokesman said he did not have a breakdown of how many deaths were dogs and how many cats.

Dog and cat owners say their pets have suffered burns and welts on their skin; started to drool excessively; begun to shake uncontrollably; lost control of their legs or experienced other neurological problems after using the flea and tick treatments.

A 2009 study by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals reported that the majority of illnesses linked to proper use of topical flea and tick products were mild. Cats were more susceptible than dogs to illnesses and deaths from misuse of the products, the report said.

“The important take-home message is that although adverse reactions can occur with all flea and tick products, most effects are relatively mild and include skin irritation and stomach upset,” said Dr. Steven Hansen, ASPCA veterinary toxicologist and senior vice president for animal health services.

Pet owners should keep using the products as directed when faced with a flea infestation, Hansen said.

And then I get to the last two paragraphs…

In a 29-page report, the EPA said the majority of problems for dogs occurred in smaller dogs, weighing 10 to 20 pounds. Some incidents occurred when products intended for larger dogs were given to smaller animals, the report said. Chihuahuas, Shih Tzus, miniature poodles, Pomeranians and dachshunds were among breeds where problems occurred the most, the EPA said.

Similarly, many problems for cats occurred when they were given treatments intended for dogs. The EPA is likely to require companies to revamp labels to clarify that products intended for dogs should never be used on cats, Owens said.

So the problem isn’t really the meds. It’s the fact the dumb-ass owners don’t know what they’re doing. YOU DON’T PUT DOG MEDICATION ON A FUCKING CAT!!!! And if you do put dog meds on a cat or give a Shih Tzu the same type of medication as you would a Great Dane, then you’re the one that needs neutered.

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March 17, 2010 at 9:51 pm

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Keeping A Developing Secret

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So the better half and I had the following conversation on the way home from work today. You can figure out who’s who.

I have to tell you something and it has to stay between us.

Who the hell am I going to tell?

*friend’s name* is pregnant.

You told me this already yesterday when three tests came back positive.

Yeah, but now she took four and they all came back positive.

Oops. Looks like I…

…to the WoRlD wIdE wEb~!!!!

DEVELOPING…

(At least for the next nine months or so.)

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March 17, 2010 at 9:31 pm

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White Lines By The Diamond

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So let I get this straight. A 57-year-old man does cocaine ONCE and then gets tested POSITIVE for the drug. What are the odds?

Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington admitted he made a “huge mistake” when he used cocaine and failed a Major League Baseball drug test last season.

In his first public acknowledgment, Washington apologized Wednesday for his behavior, eight months after he told Rangers president Nolan Ryan, who turned down the manager’s offer to resign.

“I made a huge mistake and it almost caused me to lose everything I have worked for all of my life,” Washington said at a news conference Wednesday. “I am not here to make excuses. There are none.”

Washington said he used cocaine only once and called it “stupid” and “shameful.”

It wasn’t until I got later down in the article when a former druggie, and the team’s star player, said that doing cocaine once is plausible.

He was very emotional, you could tell that he’s a broken man from this one bad choice he made,” Texas star Josh Hamilton said.

Hamilton has a long history of drug abuse and was suspended for the 2004 season when he was in the minors for Tampa Bay. The All-Star outfielder is the most prominent player in the last decade to be disciplined for a so-called recreational drug.

Hamilton has been outspoken about his crack cocaine habit. He said there were no parallels between his problems and Washington’s admission of one-time use.

“I was addicted to drugs. All I cared about was getting more and using more drugs. I didn’t care who I hurt,” Hamilton said. “This was something of a weak moment, a decision of choice … Our stories are nothing alike. The fact is he made a mistake. He learned from it very quickly. I made a mistake a few too many times and didn’t learn from it.”

Hamilton said he could understand how a 57-year-old man could use the drug only once.

“You either like it or you don’t like it. Either you do it once or you do it more than once,” Hamilton said. “That’s the way it is. I know people from my past that have done it once with me and have not liked, have not cared for it.”

You know what? I’ll take Hamilton at his word. Hopefully Hamilton will help his skipper out with this situation, and I’m not talking about getting Washington some better shit.

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March 17, 2010 at 9:01 pm

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A Shocking Documentary

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You know, I could make some joke about Frenchies just giving up and going along with the crowd. I’m sure there’s even some Mel Gibson/torture crack waiting to be discovered. However, I actually think this is an interesting commentary on the human condition.

Contestants on a new French game show torture fellow players with electric shocks – zapping one man until he cries for mercy and apparently drops dead – in a controversial programme that has drawn comparisons with Nazi atrocities.

Like any traditional quiz show, “Le jeu de la mort” (The Game of Death) has a lively audience, a glamorous hostess, and a list of trivia questions for contestants.

However, unlike typical game shows, punishment for wrong answers is a 460-volt electric shock.

To chants of “punishment” from the studio audience, contestants zap their victims who scream in agony and eventually appear to die.

The aim of the experiment – to be aired as a documentary on France 2 TV on Wednesday evening – is to show how the manipulative power of television can push people to ever more outrageous limits.

A team of psychologists recruited 80 volunteers, telling them they were taking part in a pilot for a new television show.

They were instructed to pose questions to another “player”, and punish him with up to 460 volts of electricity when he got answers wrong.

Not knowing that the screaming victim was really an actor, the apparently reluctant contestants yielded to the orders of the presenter and audience, who also believed the game was real.

The show’s producer, Christophe Nick, said of the 80 participants who agreed to take part in the “game show”, only 16 refused to obey orders to inflict pain.

Psychologists said the blind obedience seen on the show was the same as that seen among German soldiers ordered to commit atrocities in the Nazi death camps.

The experiment was modelled on a famous study conducted at Yale University in the 1960s, which used similar methods to examine how obedient citizens could be driven to take part in mass murder.

Jacques Semelin, a psychologist who took part in the documentary, said the participants were made to sign a contract obliging them to obey the presenter’s instructions.

“They are obedient, but it’s more than mere obedience, because there is also the pressure of the audience and cameras everywhere.”

One contestant said after filming that taking part had helped her to understand why her own Jewish grandparents had been tortured by the Nazis.

She said: “Since I was a little girl, I have always asked myself why the Nazis did it and how they could obey such orders? And then there I was, obeying them myself.

“I was worried about the contestant, but at the same time, I was afraid to spoil the programme.”

I do have one criticism. This bowing of audience demands is shown every weekday on the Price is Right when a contestant is trying to figure out if a computer of futon is more expensive. And let’s not go into a person trying to decide for himself whether to take another spin on the wheel after the first attempt netted 70 cents.

But there is one bright spot in all this. I hope to God the people who went along with shocking contestants learned that sometimes when you’re being pushed to do something against their will/beliefs, they have the stones to now say, “Screw you guys. I’m going home.”

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March 17, 2010 at 8:52 pm

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Attention, KK’s Korner Readers: All Black People, Leave The Site Now

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Oh come on now. Are we REALLY getting that butthurt over something as stupid as this?

A Walmart store announcement ordering black people to leave brought chagrin and apologies Wednesday from leaders of the company, which has built a fragile trust among minority communities.

“Fragile trust among minority communities.” The fuck?

Let’s continue.

A male voice came over the public-address system Sunday evening at a store in Washington Township, in southern New Jersey, and calmly announced: “Attention, Walmart customers: All black people, leave the store now.”

Now if this type of thing was said over the loudspeaker at a store I was shopping at, I would probably not hear it due to the MP3 player pimping out my phat playlist. However, if something like this would have happened and I actually heard the announcement, I would probably have a “WTF?” moment and then probably laugh. And that’s even if the person announced that, “all white people leave the store.” It’s just something you don’t hear every day (unless you live in the South).

But what’s funnier than the actual event are the reactions that followed.

Shoppers in the store at the time said a manager quickly got on the public-address system and apologized for the remark. And while it was unclear whether a rogue patron or an employee was responsible for the comment, many customers expressed their anger to store management.

“I want to know why such statements are being made, because it flies in the face of what we teach our children about tolerance for all,” said Sheila Ellington, who was in the store at the time with a friend. “If this was meant to be a prank, there’s only one person laughing, and it’s not either one of us…”

…Ellington, of Monroe, and her friend Patricia Covington said they plan to boycott the retailer until they’re assured the issue has been addressed so it doesn’t happen again.

Yeah, you go boycott.

The pair said they were stunned when they heard the announcement and initially believed they had misheard it. But once the words sank in, they grew angry.

“I depended on Walmart for all my needs, because the store has pretty much everything you could want,” Covington said. “But until this issue is addressed in a way I’m comfortable with, I can’t walk through those doors again…”

…Bill Mitchell, a former Walmart employee who was shopping Wednesday at the store, said that he was saddened to hear about the announcement but that “as a black man, I’ve heard worse things.”

As customer Sharon Osbourne,…

Wait, wha-? MRS. OZZY?!?!

…of Williamstown, left the store Wednesday, she called the announcement “appalling, stupid and sad.”

What the fuck is wrong with people? Some idiot got on an intercom and said something stupid. Store boycotts? Appalling? Anger? My God.

And while we’re on the anti-Walmart bandwagon let’s pile on the retail giant with a bunch of shit that has NOTHING TO DO WITH THE STORY.

This is not the first time the retailer has faced such problems.

There have been several past instances of black customers claiming they were treated unfairly at Walmart stores, and the company faced lawsuits alleging that women were passed over in favor of men for pay raises and promotions.

In February 2009, the retailer paid $17.5 million to settle a class action lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in its hiring of truck drivers.

And the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued the company in May 2009, claiming some Hispanic employees at a Sam’s Club subsidiary in California were subjected to a hostile work environment. That suit alleges managers failed to stop repeated verbal harassment, including the use of derogatory words, against employees of Mexican descent.

However, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has said the company has worked hard in recent years to show it cares about diversity.

So we’re comparing workplace discrimination in hiring and promotion practices with someone getting a hold of a microphone and saying, “All black people giiiit out.” I bet that was specifically written for an employee to do on his checklist of stuff for that particular shift.

And LOL at the “black customers claiming they were treated unfairly at Walmart stores” line. Like I’m sure there haven’t been any Caucasians through the years pissing and moaning due to “unfair treatment.”

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March 17, 2010 at 8:34 pm

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Little Shrimp = Big Discovery

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I’m impressed.

An article about how life can survive under an Antarctic ice sheet and NO REFERENCE OF GLOBAL WARMING CLIMATE CHANGE. Woozers.

Don’t believe me? Here’s the entire article.

And check out NASA discovering new stuff on THIS PLANET and not out by Uranus. Guess they need new reasons to justify their funding now that the space program isn’t a popular as before.

In a surprising discovery about where higher life can thrive, scientists for the first time found a shrimp-like creature and a jellyfish frolicking beneath a massive Antarctic ice sheet.

Six hundred feet below the ice where no light shines, scientists had figured nothing much more than a few microbes could exist.

That’s why a NASA team was surprised when they lowered a video camera to get the first long look at the underbelly of an ice sheet in Antarctica. A curious shrimp-like creature came swimming by and then parked itself on the camera’s cable. Scientists also pulled up a tentacle they believe came from a foot-long jellyfish.

“We were operating on the presumption that nothing’s there,” said NASA ice scientist Robert Bindschadler, who will be presenting the initial findings and a video at an American Geophysical Union meeting Wednesday. “It was a shrimp you’d enjoy having on your plate.”

“We were just gaga over it,” he said of the 3-inch-long, orange critter starring in their two-minute video. Technically, it’s not a shrimp. It’s a Lyssianasid amphipod, which is distantly related to shrimp.

The video is likely to inspire experts to rethink what they know about life in harsh environments. And it has scientists musing that if shrimp-like creatures can frolic below 600 feet of Antarctic ice in subfreezing dark water, what about other hostile places? What about Europa, a frozen moon of Jupiter?

“They are looking at the equivalent of a drop of water in a swimming pool that you would expect nothing to be living in and they found not one animal but two,” said biologist Stacy Kim of the Moss Landing Marine Laboratories in California, who joined the NASA team later. “We have no idea what’s going on down there.”

Microbiologist Cynan Ellis-Evans of the British Antarctic Survey called the finding intriguing.

“This is a first for the sub-glacial environment with that level of sophistication,” Ellis-Evans said. He said there have been findings somewhat similar, showing complex life in retreating ice shelves, but nothing quite directly under the ice like this.

Ellis-Evans said it’s possible the creatures swam in from far away and don’t live there permanently.

But Kim, who is a co-author of the study, doubts it. The site in West Antarctica is at least 12 miles from open seas. Bindschadler drilled an 8-inch-wide hole and was looking at a tiny amount of water. That means it’s unlikely that that two critters swam from great distances and were captured randomly in that small of an area, she said.

Yet scientists were puzzled at what the food source would be for these critters. While some microbes can make their own food out of chemicals in the ocean, complex life like the amphipod can’t, Kim said.

So how do they survive? That’s the key question, Kim said.

“It’s pretty amazing when you find a huge puzzle like that on a planet where we thought we know everything,” Kim said.

Then again, maybe this article is just an early draft…

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March 16, 2010 at 9:51 pm

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Health Care Is Going To The Dogs

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Why the hell is this news?

The patient was only slightly injured when he limped into a hospital in the northwest New Mexico city of Farmington. The only problem was, he was a dog. When the automatic doors at San Juan Regional Medical Center’s emergency room slid open Saturday night, the pooch walked in, blood on his nose and paw, and a puncture hole in one leg.

Animal control officer Robin Loev (LOHV) responded to a call from the hospital and suspects the puncture wound was from the bite of another dog.

Loev says the German shepherd mix appeared to be intelligent and calm—and knew enough to go to the right place.

The animal was taken to the Farmington Animal Shelter and claimed by its owner.

It’s a dog. It was hurt. It saw people. It approached an automatic door. It’s not like he drove himself there and turned a door knob.

And, truth be told, once Hussein Health Care takes effect, Fido would have a better chance of survival by just going into a veterinary clinic.

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March 16, 2010 at 9:41 pm

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