Born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1976 graduate of University of Michigan (BBA with major in accounting), father, grandfather, husband. Current resident of Reno, Nevada, with passionate anti-government conservative/libertarian viewpoint.
J.P. Travis has written 1646 snarky posts for IHateTheMedia.com.
Another classroom “Bless you” dictator. Assistant professor of chemistry Leon Gardner at the College of Coastal Georgia will reduce the final grade of any student who says “Bless you” after someone sneezes… up to 15% if they commit multiple infractions of his prohibition.
Good news! The federal government is creating a database of political posts on Twitter to monitor “false and misleading ideas.” The government monitoring will supposedly “assist in the preservation of open debate,” according to the leftwing Indiana professor setting up the database. Isn’t that comforting?
Another reason food prices are high. Millions of bushels of grain is rotting on the ground in North Dakota because of a shortage of rail cars to ship it to market… and there is a shortage of rail cars because Warren Buffet’s Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway is busy shipping oil… and the railroad is busy shipping oil because Obama refused to approve the Keystone Pipeline.
Let me give you a little secret here: the reason that raid into Syria failed to get Foley and those guys was because the president drug his feet. He waited too long, the intel got stale, and by the time we actually gave the “go” word it failed because we just didn’t react quick enough.
“They don’t want to tell us how to run our affairs. They have accepted the fact that this is our planet and that we have the right to run it but they are very very concerned. They don’t think we are good stewards of our planet… They don’t like that and they made it very clear. As a matter of fact they have given us a warning.” -Paul Hellyer, former Defence Minister of Canada
How Bogart & Bacall were duped by Hollywood communists. In 1947 the two superstars, along with a bunch of other Hollywood names, charged into the House Committee on Un-American Activities to support colleagues who were accused of being communists. When they got there, they found out those colleagues really were communists.
“If someone takes something from me, I’m going to grab it right back out of their cold, twisted, sick hands and say it is mine! You do not take what is mine! And I’m going to punch you in the face and push you in the dirt because this is the teachers’! These are our tools and you sick people need to deal with us and the children that we teach. Thank you very much!”