Ouch. | Main | Midnight Brian Williams Update: Williams Claimed to Have Looked Down the Very Tube of the RPG That Shot Down the Lead Copter in 2007
February 06, 2015

Overnight Open Thread (6 Feb 2015)

It really is time to shut down the IRS. Hundreds of fired and reprimanded employees are rehired.


A-10 Quiz

So since you morons love the A-10, I though it would be time to quiz you on how well you know the A-10.

In Russia....

...this is what happens to their ships. Kaliningrad military graveyard.

Kilt Problems

I think GGE can relate. William Wallace lookalike sick and tired of female tourists checking if he is a 'real Scotsman'.

The Onion

Heh. Parenting advice.

Mike Rowe

Mike Rowe on high minimum wage laws and their bad unintended consequences.

Possible West Coast Port Lockout

Ahhh. Unions doing what they do best. Costly lockout looms at US ports. Dang they already make a good chunk of change (6 figures), $88K pension and still have their health care plan and they still aren't happy?

The Walking Dead Recap

Well, a humorous recap from the first episode to now. Can't wait for Sunday night and the midseason premiere.

Girl Scout Cookies

VA Viper compiled a pretty good list of beer and wine pairings for those Girl Scout cookies that you purchased.

MSM Power

Mission accomplished for the media when a survey conducted with 6900 students in over 37 countries lists George W. Bush as more hated than Stalin. Only Hitler, Osama Bin Laden, and Saddam Hussein were more hated.

...the impact of time could clearly be seen. For example, the very recent figure of George W. Bush was rated as more negative than Joseph Stalin, who was responsible for innumerably more deaths. The effects of temporal distance can also be seen from the almost neutral rating received by Genghis Khan, which is not the result one might have expected given the amount of human suffering and cultural destruction he unleashed on the 13th century. Such mid-point ratings were also given to Saladin and the Qin Emperor, also ancient conquerors and empire builders, and to Napoleon, who is not as ancient, but considerably less controversial today than he would have been in the 19th century. Time seems to push these historical conquerors towards neutral evaluations as living memories of them fade [47], [48] or are simply not that well-known.

Dog Video

Tonight's ONT brought to you by proof that elbow appreciation starts at an early age:

h/t

Notice: Posted by permission of AceCorp LLC. Please e-mail overnight open thread tips to maet or CDR M. Otherwise send tips to Ace.

digg this
posted by CDR M at 10:08 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
SH (Non-Expert): "Mayorkas was fully vaccinated, of course ------ ..."

bicentennialguy: "A retard, a whore and a midget walk into a bar... ..."

Mr Fabulist: "Fuck Joe Biden ..."

Mary Clogginstein from Brattleboro, VT: "All of us down at the Brattleboro Women's Reproduc ..."

Guy Smiley: "5 They won't die because they'll be able to get Iv ..."

TheJamesMadison, in the West with Leone: "18 What they're not saying is that Myorkas has bee ..."

jim (in Kalifornia): "14 Oh the irony if OrangeManBad recovers from some ..."

m: "10 Too slow. Reading the content always gets me. ..."

Huck Follywood: "A moronic poll: President Mush Mouth gets the ron ..."

Aetius451AD: "Ok, masks do nothing. The 'vaccine/gene therapy' d ..."

Formerly Virginian: "Guy- it's the Biden can't even pronounce words any ..."

6-4-3: "Buck Fiden is looking more and more like Walter ev ..."

Recent Entries
Search


Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64