Sure I’ll Pay For Their Health Care

Posted on Nov 18, 2012 in Health Care | No Comments

When the news first broke weeks ago that for Papa John’s to conform to the mandates of the Affordable Care Act, they would have to increase the price of each pizza by a little more than a dime, I thought to myself, “well that isn’t to bad, is that really all it would cost, cause […]

Les Miles: There Is No Such Thing As Flop!

Posted on Nov 18, 2012 in Sports, Video | No Comments

LSU won a nail-bitter today against Mississippi State. A game that had no right to be as close as it was. In the press conference after the game LSU coach Les Miles was asked if “benched” quarterback Russell Shepard was a “flop.” His response is priceless. I love what Deadspin had to say about this min-rant: […]

Sad, But More Truthful Then I Care To Admit

Posted on Nov 18, 2012 in Culture | No Comments

Via the always wonderful Onion: Nation Horrified To Learn About War In Afghanistan While Reading Up On Petraeus Sex Scandal As they scoured the Internet for more juicy details about former CIA director David Petraeus’ affair with biographer Paula Broadwell, Americans were reportedly horrified today upon learning that a protracted, bloody war involving U.S. forces is currently […]

It Is Not Polite To Invite Yourself Over

Posted on Nov 17, 2012 in Politics | No Comments

Or at least that is what my parents taught me. I guess Joe’s isn’t privy to this basic social norm. Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio would like to have his own version of a “man-to-man” beer summit with President Barack Obama so he could give the president advice on dealing with immigration, the outspoken law enforcement […]

Canadians Are Ready For A Zombie Invasion

Posted on Nov 17, 2012 in Health Care, Humor, Video | No Comments

Via the Washington Post: First the government of British Columbia invoked the prospect of a zombie attack to convince its residents to devise home-emergency kits in case of natural disasters (or unnatural ones). Now Canada’s Heart and Stroke Foundation is releasing its own video about the zombie apocalypse in order to teach people CPR. Maybe Canadians know something that we […]

Netflix’s House of Cards

Posted on Nov 16, 2012 in TV, Video | No Comments

Netflix’s first original series, House of Cards, is set to debut on February 1, 2013. The series from director David Fincher and writer Beau Willimon stars Kevin Spacey as Congressman Francis Underwood, a ruthless politician willing to do whatever it takes to get what he wants. This should be interesting.

Whoops, I Am In The Wrong Room

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 in Humor, Politics | No Comments

It would seem newly elected Rep.-elect Chris Collins (R-NY) had a few problems today: “When they welcomed Leader Pelosi and everyone stood up to applaud, a frantic new member got up—breakfast plate in hand—rushed over to me and asked, ‘Wait … what meeting is this?!’ I said, ‘This is the Democratic Caucus.’ He said, ‘Oh […]

BP To Pay $4.5 Billion For Deepwater Horizon

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 in Government | No Comments

Two and a half years after tens of millions of gallons of crude oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico from BP’s Deepwater Horizon drill platform, the company has pleaded guilty to more than 10 felonies and been fined $4.5 billion (largest in US history). In addition, two company employees will be charged with manslaughter related to […]