Posts Tagged ‘silly’

Photos are MEANT to be seen

Posted: December 9, 2010 by datechguy in oddities
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Via live at 5 Talk about a phony story warning link nsfw

Christina Aguilera is the latest and greatest to be sharing her walk-in-closet half-nakedness with the world via the ever reliable ‘anonymous friend’ taking a picture they promise will never be seen.

Christine is shocked SHOCKED!

The rep tells TMZ the pictures — which show Aguilera wearing nothing but pasties and a few strands of fabric — were “taken in the privacy of Ms. Aguilera’s home and were used only in a personal exchange between the star and her stylist.”

The rep continues, “We find the actions of the hackers and the press who purchased and/or obtained these photos to be irresponsible and actionable.”

Oh please this is about as shocking as Berkeley being on the other side in an American war. These pictures are posed. Anyone who thinks this is a “hack” rather than a PR stunt is as gullible as these folks.

Marcela Hoeven is one up on me…

Posted: August 5, 2010 by datechguy in fun
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Stacy McCain Explains.

A memeorandum thread on this?

Actually Casey Fiano (who is expecting, congrats to her and her new husband) no slouch in a Bikini herself makes an actual point that has nothing to do with the curves on young Miss Hoeven and everything to do with Liberal stereotyping:

And when Sarah Palin came to prominence, everyone on the internet was scouring to find bikini pictures of her as well. They like to paint conservatives as frigid, dried up, ugly old prudes, and of course, that couldn’t be further from the truth. And they hope that showing pictures of a conservative — or their family members — in bikinis will mean that other conservatives will be outrageously outraged. They’re always shocked when bikini photos do not, in fact, derail conservative candidates’ campaigns.

It’s no different that our friends on the left being convinced that tea party members will be absolutely outraged at the sight of a confederate flag being burned. To paraphrase what I said about this type of thing many months ago the fact that some people are making what they are of this say a whole lot more about them then it does about us. They have watched too many episodes of Family Guy & Jon Stewart and no longer can tell the difference between real conservatives and extreme parodies.

Yeah it’s a real story

Posted: July 18, 2010 by datechguy in fun, opinion/news
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But it sure looks silly on its face:

They got paid to write this.

No really? I thought they would open it up on special occasions, birthdays, national holidays, drunken parties for billionares etc.

The actual story is here and it does have substance:

Suttles’ announcement seemed to alter the strategy that Coast Guard Admiral Thad W. Allen (ret.), the federal government’s point man in the disaster, had described on Saturday. Allen had extended a two-day “integrity test” on the well until Sunday. But, Allen said, when the test was eventually done, it would likely be re-opened and connected to pipes that would siphon the leak up toward ships on the surface.

But on Sunday, Suttles said that the process of fitting the well with those pipes would have allowed oil to flow into the gulf for perhaps three days. Instead, he said, the “test” of the closed cap would continue indefinitely. A BP spokesman said the decision was made in consultation with the government, and that Allen has the authority to have the well opened if he sees the need.

I think that BP and the administration would much rather not have oil flowing regularly into the Gulf live on camera.

David Petraeus: Time Lord!

Posted: June 25, 2010 by datechguy in Afghanistan war, fun
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Ron Futrell is confused there seems to be two different reactions by the same people to David Petraeus and has concluded there must be more than one:

Is this the same General Petraeus? I know that name from somewhere and I’m pretty sure it’s spelled the same.

Futrell goes on to list the differences between the two Petraeus’ and his confusion.

The answer seems to me quite simple. Petraeus is a time Lord.

His ability to turn spend so much time dealing with individual tribes obviously comes from being able to use his TARDIS to go back in time to learn all these customs and travel back and forth to have the time to get to all of these places.

As for the attitude change, that’s easy; he has obviously recently regenerated and like the Doctor’s daughter Jenny had one of those rare regenerations where his physical appearance doesn’t change.

The first sign of said regeneration was the collapse. He must have been at the beginning of his regeneration cycle

This would also explain the different take of the media, they without a question didn’t care for the 1st version of Petraeus but since regeneration changes personality then of course they are looking at him in a different light.

Now it simply remains to be seen if this new regeneration of David Petraeus is just as effective a soldier as the previous one.