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The Tiniest Sniper

California Gun Group Very Upset It Can’t Tell You Exactly Where State Legislators Live, So You Can Visit.

A group of California gun enthusiasts is suing for the right to post the home addresses and phone numbers of legislators who voted for six recently-passed gun bills, so everyone can easily find their local tyrant.
He does not even seem nice

Congressjerk Darrell Issa To Open Years-Long Hearings On Why He Might Lose His Seat This Fall

Eternally smirking GOP congressdope Darrell Issa's House seat might actually be endangered this year. Here's hoping he goes extinct, with votes.

Wonkagenda: Tuesday, August 2, 2016

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DNC Night Four: Hillary Clinton Makes History, Bill Makes Sammiches. Your Wonket Livebloog!

It's the final night of the Democratic National Convention! Watch for falling balloons!
A History Of Bad Ideas

In Tribute To Rock Hall Of Fame, Nazis To Recreate Altamont Concert At Cleveland GOP Convention

A bunch of neo-Nazis is planning to roam the streets outside this summer's Republican National Convention, to "protect" Trump supporters. Can't see why anyone would have a problem with that.
Older siblings always seem a little weird

Mental Health Professional Thinks Someone Programmed Him To Murder. Could It Be … Satan???

The Satanic Temple, the first-amendment trolls who've answered government endorsements of religion with calls for Satanic coloring books in schools, have branched out into fighting some very real, very damaging pseudoscience.
He's not a Muslim, so let's not worry too much OK?

Heavily Armed Guy On Way To Los Angeles Pride Parade Merely Violent Gun Nut, Not Scary Terrorist

An Indiana man arrested on his way to LA's Pride parade with a car full of assault rifles and explosives was merely an ordinary gun freak who was violating probation, nothing to worry about there. Besides, a friend said he didn't have any ill will toward gay people. Relax, will you?

Hillary Clinton History Woman Preznit US America, Bernie Sanders GRRRR ARGH

If he were Hillary, we would wonder if he were on the rag.

Despite Drought, Plenty Of Nuts Available In California Primary: Your Senate Sunday

With 34 candidates running for U.S. Senate, California is awash in eccentrics. It's like that without an election, too, isn't it?
You too can scam your way to the Republican nomination. Ask me how!

Employees Of Trump ‘University’ Say It Was High Pressure Sales Scam. Whaaaaaat????

Documents released by that 'Mexican' judge in fraud lawsuit against Trump University confirm it was maybe a little fraudy. And water is wet.

Congresslady Calling Ignorant Bigot An ‘Ignorant Bigot’ Is Best Thing You’ll See All Day

Gather round, ye Wonkers, for we have another TKO smackdown to share with you!

Surprise! Banning Tipping Doesn’t Work. Could There Be Another Solution Entirely?

Remember how restaurants have seemed to be steadily moving towards banning tipping? Yeah, not so fast on that one. Back in November 2015, Joe's Crab Shack announced it was going to be testing out a no-tipping model at 18 select...
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Gov. Rick Scott Offers California Businesses Cheap-Ass Florida Workers At Bargain Basement Prices

Rick Scott hopes a recent minimum wage hike in California will cause businesses to move to Florida, where they can pay workers less.

California Bars And Restaurants Doin’ Racial Profiling Like They’ve Turned Into Texas

In Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five, there's a lovely Kilgore Trout story-within-a-story called "The Gospel From Outer Space." An alien came to Earth, studied Christianity very carefully, and concluded that the true message of the Gospels was "Before you kill somebody,...

Study Finds Tipping Actually Helps Servers, Is Only Half-Stupid

Oh good: a new study is out that purports to show that the tipping system is actually good for servers and bartenders. We're sure this won't devolve into a smugly dickish thinkpiece-off about tipping (again). The study (we feel ill...