Tag: depression

An old selfie of someone we don't even know shouldn't bring us to tears, should it?

No Indictments In Sandra Bland’s Death. Guess Everything’s Fine In Texas, Then

A grand jury in Waller County, Texas, has decided against issuing any indictments in the death of Sandra Bland, the African-American woman who died in a jail cell after being arrested in a traffic stop over changing lanes without...
Stop clicking. That's not really an option. No, really, stop clicking on that.

The Snake Oil Bulletin: ‘Wi-Fi Suicide’ Would Make a Great Band Name

Salutations, readers! We got us a big ole newsdump shipped in from out east past the Mississippi. Let's not mince any words jibber-jabberin' because we got us a psychic time traveler back for another story! Yee-haw! Even MORE Details Emerge...
On second thought, Maleficent was charming in a way.

Florida Judge Gives Domestic Abuse Victim Something To Cry About (In Jail)

Jerri Collins is a judge in Seminole County, Florida. She was appointed by Jeb Bush, and she is literally the biggest asshole judge we have ever laid eyes upon, at least since this other asshole judge who threw three...
That's all behind us now

Hooray! Lady-beater Ray Rice Is Free To Play Sportsball Again

Here is some really important news for people who still care a lot about football, but not so much about domestic violence: Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL. An arbitrator ruled Friday that his...
You're getting your poverty on us, Ben

Former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke Denied Refinanced Mortgage Like Common Poor

The next time you see Ben Bernanke and he's all like, "Bro, could you spot me five bucks, bro?" do NOT spot him five bucks, bro, because Bernanke ain't good for it. That's not our opinion, it's the opinion...
Robin Williams conjures a demon, or throws a gang sign maybe.

Robin Williams Probably Consorted With Demons, Says WND In Touching Memorial Ad

It's kind of beautiful how, in the midst of tragedy, some people can calmly assess the situation and find a way to make things just a little shittier. Consider the great minds at conspiracy wackaloon hub WND, who took...

LifeNews Fap Fantasy Time: Let’s Just Say Robin Williams Killed Himself Over Abortion

Did you get your fill of people being terrible (hi, Rush Limbaugh!) and using Robin Williams's death for their own means (lookin' at you, douche-y Minnesota GOP guy!) yesterday? Haha too bad because we are going to cram even...
Actual quote.

Rush Limbaugh Diagnoses Robin Williams: ‘Political Leftist’ Values Made Him Kill Himself

Dr. Rush Limbaugh, noted pharmaceuticals expert, had some thoughts on the death of Robin Williams today, and he figured out that it had less to do with depression than with Hollywood's politics. You see, Williams, like all other liberals,...
Don't have to Nanu-nanu any more

Manic Space Genius Robin Williams (1951-2014) Burns Out Fuse Up There Alone

Robin Williams killed himself (probably) yesterday, and it's got us sorting through a big messy box of pop culture memories. Yr Doktor Zoom is pretty sure that Williams's first standup album, Reality...What a Concept, was the subject of theĀ first...

Prepare Yourself: We Have Come Unstuck In Time

Well look at what we went and did! We plum forgot to do a Links post for Happy for the last three days, for which the responsible parties will be sought out and disparaged. (Rebecca's pretty sure it was...

Now Teabaggers Must Love Bowe Bergdahl, Because He Was Just ‘Going Galt’

A big story in the Washington Post indicates that U.S. Army guy Bowe Bergdahl had some possibly serious mental issues that may have contributed to his walking off his base in 2009, and possibly should have kept him from...

Romney To Students: Just Borrow $20 Thousand From Your Parents And Be An Entrepreneur!

Oh Mitt. Mittele. Bubbeh. Have you ever considered just not talking? Here you are, acting as a human Sominex, and telling an inspirational story about your buddy Jimmy John, and how he had a great idea for a business,...

Is Barack Obama As Depressed As the Economy? NYT Supposedly Investigating

Here is a fourth-hand political gossip rumor: Barack Obama has got the depression, bad. Why? According to Gawker's John Cook, the New York Times "is preparing a story arguing that Obama no longer finds joy in the political back-and-forth,...

Americans Confident the Economy Will Be Horrible Forever

Wow, things out there are really bleak. Just how dismal is the economy? According to some poll CNN has apparently been conducting since 1997, most people in this country are pretty sure that everything is terrible, nothing will ever...

U.S. Military Preparing For ‘Humanitarian’ Intervention In Libya

The Pentagon has announced that it is "repositioning" U.S. war ships, aircraft and "nearly 2,000 Marines" in the Mediterranean Sea, to "provide for flexibility ." According to America's top diplomat Hillary Clinton, the United States and its aircraft carriers...

America Entering Depression-Style Crime Wave

How many American workers are really unemployed in this third year of our Great Recession? About 26 million people. That includes those still looking for jobs, people forced into part-time work and the many millions who've just given up....