“Few things are more pathetic than hearing about famous, attractive, millionaires whining about not being loved. Many months I can barely pay rent on my run down 1 bedroom apartment, let alone find a girl who will look twice at a a young guy in my situation who has a just above minimum wage job, drives an old, beat up honda civic and is a veteran with PTSD . And Im actually somewhat attractive too. Go ƒ yourself Katy Perry, and your silver spoon christian nut-job parents for raising such a self-absorbed daughter.”
Shop Smart Shop S-Mart on Nov 17, 2013 at 09:30:00
“PTSD is fashionable now. You should be happy.”
Riverman on Nov 17, 2013 at 09:22:20
“Her pain is just as real as anyone else's. Feeling sorry for yourself (no matter what the reason) is never attractive and being pissy like that is actually repellent. Working should result in a better life style but these days it too often doesn't but let's blame the anti worker, trickle down folks, not Katy.”
“Those two have so many extreme quotes out of touch with mainstream society in their past, that most media members wouldn't know where to start. If these two guys are the future of the conservative movement, then that movement's in more trouble than I thought.”
“What a BS call. Middlebrooks tried to get up, not trip up anyone. If the call winds up deciding the series for the Cardinals, fans will see it as yet another reason for instant replay and baseball will again have made itself the joke of the sports world.”
eDave on Oct 27, 2013 at 06:57:28
“You are commenting on pure emotion. Sound, logical, thinking my man. Stop and think this through.”
John Stopple on Oct 27, 2013 at 06:48:32
“Here is the fielding analogue to show you how emotionally unsatisfying some of the rules are:
Runner is running to second, a line drive is hit, the runner obviously tries to dodge it but it bounces off of the runner and goes into right field. What is the correct call here?
Hint: the correct call has nothing to do with the fact that the runner tried to dodge the line drive.”
rgrant3700 on Oct 27, 2013 at 06:47:48
“whether it was an accident or middlebrooks tried to trip craig--doesn't make any difference--with or without intent---still obstruction”
Cunningham on Oct 27, 2013 at 06:41:39
“Middlebrooks laid himself flat on the ground while he kicked both lower legs up. No way anyone can get up doing that. LOL”
Exhaust on Oct 27, 2013 at 06:41:08
“Middlebrook's intent is irrelevant...what happened is relevant. Middlebrook's body impeded the runner...wrong place wrong time. Good call.”
Shuey37 on Oct 27, 2013 at 06:35:47
“No one tries to get up by raising both feet in the air behind them.
As for replay, the commissioners office reviewed the play and said the call was correct.
“Of course the Redskins name is offensive - not necessarily to me, but I don't make a judgement on whether something is offensive by whether I'm offended by it or not. I grew up rooting for them, I'm not even Native American and I felt like the name should've been changed decades ago. I'm not Jewish either so if someone called me a k!ke, I wouldn't be offended (though I'm pretty sure I'd think that person was an åss). But even though I wouldn't be offended, that doesn't mean I'd think the word k!ke wasn't offensive. Why are so many people unable to wrap their brains around this concept.
But seriously, the real story here isn't about whether the Redskins have an offensive name - they do. The real story is that a hack like Rick Reilly has been an 11-time National Sportswriter of the Year. Well, one thing's for sure. The "National Sportswriter of the Year" award is completely irrelevant. In fact, if a joke like Reilly received it once, let alone 11 times, I'd say it's also pretty offensive. Just like his columns.”
sticks n stones on Oct 11, 2013 at 09:44:19
“Well, if you say it, it must be true.”
DudeDad on Oct 11, 2013 at 06:28:08
“I find it offensive that those who are not Native Americans are trying to tell Native Americans that they should be offended.”
“"Irresponsible?" LOL. Says the guy who called parts of the Civil Rights Act "unconstitutional." The more this man talks - as is the case with Sarah Palin and Ted Cruz as well - the more he exposes how out of touch with mainstream society he really is. Keep talking Rand. PLEASE.”
“This man's disconnect with reality is just another reason the future of the GOP is in greater shambles than even their present. Is it wrong that I secretly hope Ted Cruz runs for President and gets his party's nomination? Then selects Rand Paul as a VP running mate? I mean I always wanted to see a Presidential election where the winning party got over 400 electoral votes in my lifetime.”
barbgre1 on Oct 6, 2013 at 14:34:27
“You sound like you have to convince yourself that he's hurting the GOP. He's actually giving it more respect than it has had in a long time.”
“Michio Kaku (as well as a few other physicists) have claimed as much for almost 2 decades. Not sure why Cox's statement, which has been a highly believed theory in the theoretical physics community for at least half of those 20 years, is all of a sudden news.”
konviser on Sep 14, 2013 at 00:58:05
“Go further back, to Einstein (He is referenced in the article).”
“As an unabashed liberal, I honestly just don't like much of MSNBC's current programming. Other than Morning Joe and Maddow, most of MSNBC is just an ideological response to Fox, instead of actual substantive reporting with stories, examples, real opinions and honest conclusions.
I'd rather watch my local news (Phoenix AZ), which is refreshingly devoid of political rhetoric and the Cons/Lib slant that many try and slide-in unnoticed. Or PBS, which still provides more in depth stories than any other network. Or, go ahead and laugh, but I'd almost always rather watch CNN (save, like I said earlier, Morning Joe or Maddow). Obviously FOX isn't even on my dial. But CNN, for all their faults, still has Anderson Cooper (who, his horrible afternoon talk show mistake aside), is one of the few great reporters left - though he still needs to be more forceful in calling those he interviews on their bulls***.
Yes, Piers Morgan is bad, but while I might not always agree with Erin Burnett's conservative lean, her show is more entertaining than Lawrence O'Donnell's. And I'm always waiting for Matt Damon to stand up and say "How do you like them apples?"whenever I see Chris Hayes' show). And other than Louis CK - which ironically is on a Fox network - Anthony Bourdain is probably the best thing on TV right now. So, at this point, at least to this liberal, even CNN is more appealing to me than MSNBC.”
“Beloved right wing talking points have been debunked for years. That doesn't stop people from believing in them, especially older Americans (in their 60s & 70s) who either don't have the resources or desire to find out the facts or dispute what their friends day. Like my father, for instance. He's finished his 2nd stem cell t-plant for Lymphoma & he's lost almost 85 lbs- 6ft 215 down to 130) thx to "graft vs. host" disease side effects- something MedMarj would help dramatically, maybe even save his life. Even his Drs suggested it. But because he lives in SC, MM isn't an option. As he's gotten older & hung around w/his angry right wing friends (which is what most are-old, angry, white guys) this white man (who's family's life was saved by FDR's New Deal, & who's relatives marched in Selma, has sadly come to believe many of his angry friend's talking points. He has the resources, an informed family, & most importantly, his mind. But as people get older many get jaded & end up believing what is easiest to rationalize, not what makes the most sense. If you're recovering from cancer & tired, it's much easier just to agree w/the BS instead of putting up a fight. But like hell I do. & secretly, behind his heaving breathing, tired eyes, & fewer words, I know hearing me call them on their BS, there's a smile on his face. And regardless, I still love the hell out of him.”
BonnieDoon on Jul 30, 2013 at 20:35:16
“Max - I meant to start off with I am sorry to hear about your Dad. It's not easy to keep up the good fight against a debilitating illness. It's a tough job every day. I know because I took care of my mom and tried to keep her spirits up.”
BonnieDoon on Jul 30, 2013 at 20:28:20
A heads up - you were a little hasty making such a sweeping generalization about older Americans (in their 60s & 70s)! Not all took that "right turn".
There are still a lot of us out there who went to southern states to register voters and then we went to demonstrations and marched to show our opposition to the Viet Nam war.
We haven't forgotten. Furthermore, we are dismayed and very concerned that the country has been walking backwards for the past 15 years when it comes to declaring fake wars for profit, sketchy maneuvers by banksters allowing them into Americans' pocketbooks, attempts to limit voter registration, limiting womens' decision-making about their own bodies - and, I could go on.
There are still a lot of Boomer Liberals/Progressives who are working hard to prevent the right the takeover they covet.”
timber1647 on Jul 30, 2013 at 20:26:17
“And no doubt he appreciates your love. Good on you!”
Floridaval on Jul 30, 2013 at 20:24:49
“Good for you for still loving your Dad. I'm sorry he has lymphoma - I lost a dear friend a long time ago to this horrible disease when stem cell xplant wasn't even an option.”
“It's a shame this guy will never get a chance to hang with Edward Snowden because they actually have some things in common. Like how they let their tremendous narcissism ruin their personal and professional lives.”
Jul 22, 2013 at 14:39:28
“I'm certainly not one to believe in conspiracies. But... really?”
Dale Sams on Jul 22, 2013 at 14:47:22
“Florida=bad drivers. It could happen.
As for the conspiracy angle ....plz. Who in their right mind thought this would improve Zimmerman in the public eye? Just look at the comments. Zimmerman already had a record for defending those he felt wouldn't defend them. He had a public service record that 99% of the keyboard warriors here can't claim.
Yes....he had a fractious relationship with his wife,,big deal. She had a restraining order out on her too. And the cop assault charge is because he was defending a friend from a plain-clothes officer who didn't identify himself.”
“Just another situation where Obama was damned if he did and damned if he didn't. Less than 24hrs before he gave that speech a pair of "talking heads" on CNN - forgive me, it's hard to keep track of all their names - were roasting the President for not saying more about the Martin verdict. Then, less than 5 minutes after his comments, one of the same analysts was back on TV, saying the same thing Smiley is insinuating - that Obama didn't want to say anything and therefore, he shouldn't get credit for anything he said. Of course that's complete BS, and why they didn't believe what Obama prefaced his comments with - that he ad his family had spoken about the verdict for days and he really wanted to come out and say something publicly after doing so, is anyone's guess. I suppose some people think he's making that up. However, it certainly sounds like Tavis is still just upset that Obama still hasn't met with him and given him the one on one attention he feels, for some reason, he deserves.
Either way, it's a shame that a President can come forward and speak, off the cuff, about something so touchy as race relations and experiences in this country, and still get criticized from all sides. As a white, middle class (barely) American, I thought what he said mad a lot of sense and honestly, I wish he'd speak like that more often.”
“King is right. Which is why I'm all for Rand Paul and Ted Cruz being the voices of the future for the Republican party. If you are really ignorant enough to believe either of those individuals would appeal to a majority of Americans, you deserve every defeat that comes your way as a result.”
Itchmeister on Jul 21, 2013 at 01:45:01
“The name "rand" sounds nasally like something a cat makes when its in heat, and the "paul" is too soft sounding after such a harsh word, Rand Paul comes off sounding like "Grandpa" , his name would sound much better as Paul Rand. My point is he'll never win because of the offensive nature of his name.”
Fretmaster 2 on Jul 21, 2013 at 01:19:09
“Your views don't appeal to the majority either.”
cromanelli on Jul 21, 2013 at 01:05:48
“wait....theres something wrong with aquabuddha? dammit..... what am i going to do with all of these coasters?????”
Jul 19, 2013 at 16:20:29
“I hope, in some way, both the airport and the driver that killed this poor girl will be held accountable for this. It is obvious now that the SF airport was completely overwhelmed and unprepared for an incident like this. The 911 calls clearly show seriously injured passengers in dire need of help who weren't receiving it, and operators that were either completely unprepared on how to deal with a situation of this magnitude or totally unaware or misinformed with both the situation at hand and the insufficient amount of help that was already dispatched. While airport emergencies of this size rarely happen these days, that's no excuse for the number of mistakes made by a major international airport like San Francisco in this particular situation.”
erdoc65 on Jul 19, 2013 at 17:00:50
“she was buried in the foam that was sprayed on the plane.”
Macawmom on Jul 19, 2013 at 16:43:55
“Three people died. That's a miracle or unbelievable luck, depending on your own interpretation. 10 years ago far more would have died. They did what saved the majority (by a long ways) of people. Sad that they can't save everyone, but they have to focus on saving the most they can.”