What kind of complaints might they get? “The coffee cream in the bomb vest assembly room is a little sour”? From the UK Telegraph: The organisation is the leading militia in the north-eastern part of rebel-held Syria, and has taken control of parts of the civilian administration in the city of Raqqa. It posted a […]

With a hat tip to @NickConfessore, this Associated Press story could serve as the synopsis for the script to “Office Space II: Peter Gibbons Goes Rogue”: After years of trying to discipline him, the leaders of al-Qaida’s North African branch sent one final letter to their most difficult employee. In page after scathing page, they […]

In 2008, candidate Obama made numerous promises that if elected president he would immediately close the prison at Guantanamo Bay: Today, some five years later, Obama’s going to call (again) for steps that could culminate in the shuttering of the prison. Problem is, those steps involve sending some of the suspects back to one of […]

I suppose it would be considered insensitive to suggest this as a solution: Don’t do things that will get you sent to prison and you’ll be able to eat whatever you want. From the Detroit Free Press: A federal lawsuit was filed today against the Michigan Department of Corrections, alleging several Muslim inmates aren’t getting […]

This guy’s crime wouldn’t have been any less horrific if he’d have been self-sufficient, but it does add a bit of insult to the injury to find out he was sponging off the same people he hated, maimed and killed: Marathon bombings mastermind Tamerlan Tsarnaev was living on taxpayer-funded state welfare benefits even as he […]

I honor Earth Day pretty much how I celebrate Earth Hour: By keeping my own little corner of the world as clean as I can while mocking those who are flying high above our homes in their private jets — possibly on the way to one of their 20,000 square foot vacation homes (I’m looking […]

Those right-wing, tea party types that Michael Moore and Chris Matthews said America needed to be on the lookout for after the Boston Marathon bombings? Found ‘em: The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing killed an MIT police officer and hurled explosives at police in a car chase and gun battle overnight that left […]

And by “He” I’m referring to… Cesar Chavez: On Easter Sunday, Google is honoring the birthday of the late labor organizer Cesar Chavez by placing a Chavez portrait within the middle “o” of the Google logo that appears on the homepage of the popular search engine. While Google frequently decorates its logo to celebrate various […]

A very merry Christmas to everybody! I’ll be spending the day with the family, and hope you all get a chance to do the same. The kids have already torn through the gifts, and in a while my wife and I will be trying to make the perfect prime rib. Fingers crossed. But if it […]

NBC’s Medical Editor Nancy Snyderman discusses what she doesn’t like about Christmas: “I don’t like the religion part. I think religion is what mucks the whole thing up… I think that’s what makes the holidays so stressful.” Word is that Snyderman also doesn’t like the Spanish explorer part of Columbus Day, and she’d be down […]

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