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McFadden’s Bar Racist Promo

Posted in National News with tags , , , , on November 17, 2012 by FEGNS

A local Washington DC bar is in a lot of trouble this week due to a recent poorly chosen marketing campaign (pictured above).  They were advertising a Thanksgiving party (which in itself sounds like a pretty lame way to drum up sales around the holiday season – when people should be spending time with family), but they did so in such a callous, ignorant fashion that the area and the internet as a whole is resounding with charged responses.

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Veterans Day 2012

Posted in National News with tags , , , , , , , , on November 12, 2012 by FEGNS

Please take a moment today to remember our soldiers and heroes from the past… and pray for our soldiers and heroes of the present.

Time Magazine – Jackass Editor

Posted in Hockey, News with tags , , on May 15, 2009 by FEGNS

This morning I stumbled across a column written by Joel Stein for Time Magazine.com that made me vomit in my mouth.  Apparently, Mr. Stein’s douche-bag of an editor thinks that hockey (more specifically NHL hockey) is not relevant enough to appear as part of a Time Magazine publication.

This editor gave Stein one last chance to prove that hockey was worth writing about.  You can see Stein’s final(?) article here.  There is also a place on the page where readers can vote on the issue (“yes” to ban him from writing about hockey, “no” to keep him writing about the NHL and hockey).

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Is Obama trying to have it both ways?

Posted in Politics with tags , , on March 25, 2009 by FEGNS

The is the face of a disingenuous liar?The Associated Press released an interesting article exposing the truths behind President Obama’s recent claims regarding the economy and the budget for his first term.

It’s definitely worth the read if you’re interested in holding our leaders and elected officials accountable for their promises and failures.

The highlight of the article for me was Obama’s claim that:

“We will recover from this recession. But it will take time, it will take patience, and it will take an understanding that when we all work together, when each of us looks beyond our own short-term interests to the wider set of obligations we have to each other, that’s when we succeed.”

Now if that doesn’t sound like Marxist inspired socialism, I don’t know what does… loosely translated, Obama is saying… “When we all share our wealth for the good of the country, that’s when we succeed.”

Great…

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St. Patricks Day gets ugly in Ireland

Posted in World News with tags , on March 19, 2009 by FEGNS

St. Patricks Day turned violent and deadly in Ireland on Tuesday, as drunken people rioted across the country, torched cars, and attacked emergency personel.

Officers of the Police Service of Northern Ireland donned full riot gear, including flame-retardant suits, to drive about 1,000 students from Queen’s University (the major college in Belfast) back into their rented red-brick homes.

The Irish Republic’s police commander, Commissioner Fachtna Murphy, said that [from last Friday through Tuesday night], police had arrested 346 suspected drunk drivers and 72 for dangerous driving, while eight people died in crashes.

The Dublin Fire Brigade said its officers were pelted with stones, cans and bottles in several public housing projects overnight as they dealt with 46 fires, mostly smashed-up cars that had been set ablaze.

Ambulance crews dealing with more than 200 emergency calls — including a dozen stabbings involving knives or broken bottles — said they also suffered physical and verbal abuse as they responded to booze-fueled bloodshed.

As the Democrat Cookie Crumbles…

Posted in Politics with tags , , , , on March 18, 2009 by FEGNS

So, this AIG backlash is really starting to catch momentum.  People’s outrage just continues to snowball, and I have a real good feeling that more than a few representatives will see their careers on Capitol Hill end soon because of this issue.

Today reports came out which indicate that Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) inserted a loophole in the stimulus legislation that allowed million-dollar bonuses to insurance giant AIG to go forward.  Former GOP congressman Rob Simmons is taking full advantage of all the negative press surrounding Dodd by announcing this week that he will be running against Dodd (pictured above) when he comes up for re-election.

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U.S. Government Threatens AIG

Posted in Politics with tags , , , , on March 17, 2009 by FEGNS

Government Leaders are furious regarding recent news that bailed-out company, AIG is issuing $165 million in bonuses.

Congressional Democrats vowed Tuesday to all but strip AIG executives of their $165 million in bonuses as expressions of outrage swelled in Congress over eye-catching extra income for employees of a firm that has received billions in taxpayer bailout funds.

House and Senate Democrats were crafting separate bills to tax up to 100 percent of generous bonuses awarded by companies rescued by taxpayer money.

Great… this is exactly what the United States and it’s free market economy need: the Government stepping in and deciding how much people get paid to do their jobs.  Here we go… deeper and deeper into the rabbit hole.

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