Category Archives: Insanity

My entire neighborhood could go to jail!

We just had a major snowstorm in Massachusetts.

People here even start their cars and heat them up without stepping out of the house. Gasp!! The horror!

Just in case we were hoping that the mentally deranged had moved to Canada following the Trump victory, here comes this story from Michigan, a state where cold happens.

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WXYZ DETROIT: Roseville man gets $128 ticket for heating up car in own driveway

ROSEVILLE, Mich. (WXYZ) – Did you know you could get fined for heating up your car? One man’s parking ticket has gone viral, with thousands of views after he was ticketed for heating up his car in his own driveway.

Read the article here: http://www.wxyz.com/news/roseville-man-gets-128-ticket-for-heating-up-car-in-own-driveway


Heaven help us!

Meet transvestite ‘Beauty Boy’ – the new face of Maybelline cosmetics

Hey, ladies!

Wanna meet Maybelline’s new model to sell its cosmetics?

Here’s  “beauty boy” — Manny Gutierrez @mannymua733, the transvestite “makeup artist” who stars in Maybelline’s “That Boss Life” campaign promoting Big Shot Mascara.

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Manny Gutierrez, 25, is an openly-homosexual vlogger (video blogger) who calls himself a “beauty youTuber,” giving beauty tips on YouTube. He is one of a group of “wildly popular” men who wear makeup who have been nicknamed “beauty boys,” Elle Magazine reported.

He said he was raised a Mormon, now lives in San Diego, and that wearing makeup makes him feel “empowered”.

Gutierrez has more than 3 million followers on Instagram and almost 2.2 million YouTube subscribers. Net Worth reported that his net worth is estimated at about $350,000.

Below are more pics of Manny “beauty boy” Gutierrez posted to Instagram, which are sure to inspire you to dash out and buy Maybelline cosmetics! Don’t you just love the beard stub?

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Maybelline actually is late to the game.

Last October, CoverGirl cosmetics announced it’s first ever male spokesmodel, the delicate flower James Charles, 17.

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~Eowyn

Four animals charged in beating of white man on Facebook Live

brittany-covingtonThis crime is so horrendous.  I cannot fathom what is wrong with people. Just absolutely sick and evil people motivated by their hatred of white people and Donald Trump.

I have chosen not to post a picture of the victim (you can easily Google it). I have however, posted a picture of one of the animals, Brittany Covington (above), who has a prior record.

From MyFoxChicago: Four people face felony criminal charges including hate crimes and kidnapping in the brutal beating and torturing of a mentally disabled man that was broadcasted on live on Facebook.

Jordan Hill,18, of Carpentersville; Tesfaye Cooper, 18, of Chicago; Brittany Covington, 18, of Chicago; and Tanishia Covington, 24, of Chicago; face felony criminal charges of aggravated kidnapping, hate crime; aggravated unlawful restraint; aggravated battery deadly weapon; robbery; PSMV and residential burglary.

Chicago police were made aware of the video Tuesday afternoon. The footage shows the suspects kicking, hitting and cutting the hair of the victim while he was gagged. Shouts of “F*** Trump!” and “F*** white people!” can be heard in the background.

At one point, the victim is held at knife point and told to curse President-elect Donald Trump. The group also forces the victim to drink water from a toilet.

The victim was held hostage for at least 24 hours and as long as 48 hours. Police believe the kidnapping took place in an apartment in the 3400 block of West Lexington on the West Side.

CPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi called the footage “reprehensible.”

Check with MyFoxChicago as they report, “This story is developing.”

Here are the mug shots of the lowlife thugs:

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Philadelphia in shock over 51% beverage tax

Imagine paying $8.03 for this 8-pack of Lipton Diet Green Tea that normally costs $4.99.

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That’s what Philadelphians woke up to on January 1, when a soda tax approved last June by the Philadelphia City Council and Democrat mayor Jim Kenney went into effect.

With 14 Democrats and 3 Republicans, the City Council’s vote was — SURPRISE! — 14-3.

The proceeds from the soda tax ostensibly will go to expand “early childhood education”. It is expected to raise about $91 million annually to be spent on expanding prekindergarten programs in the city; creating community schools; improving parks, recreation centers, and libraries; and offering a tax credit for businesses that sell healthy beverages.

Philadelphia’s 1.5-cent-per-ounce soda tax, the first such tax imposed in a major U.S. city, affects thousands of products – essentially anything bottled, canned, or from a fountain with either sugar or artificial sweetener added, with a few exceptions. That means a 12-oz bottle of regular or diet soda will have 18 cents added to its retail price, in addition to what Philadelphia (2%) and the state of Pennsylvania (6%) charge as sales tax.

That doesn’t sound too bad until you look at the receipt below, for a 10-pack of Propel Zero Berry Water Beverage Powder Mix (source: The Burning Platform).

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The 10-pack was on sale for $5.99, $1 less than its regular price.

The beverage tax was $3.04, which is 51% of what the 10-pack costs (51% of $5.99 = $3.04).

Then add $0.72 sales tax, and the total cost of that 10-pack of flavored water comes to a whopping $9.75.

But if you had bought the same 10-pack a day ago, on December 31, you would have paid only $6.47 ($5.99 + 8% sales tax of $0.48). Today, however, the 10-pack costs you $3.28 more because of the beverage tax.

Chuck Andrews picked up a $1.77 gallon jug of tea, got home and looked at his receipt. He said: “When I read the receipt I’m like, ‘Wait a minute. I paid more in tax than I did for the product!’”. The tax on the $1.77 gallon of tea was $1.92 cents.

Philadelphia’s small businesses are getting an earful from customers about the higher prices and wonder what this will mean for their future. “The businesses take a hit with profits, the customers take a hit with payment, and it’s kind of a lose-lose in Philadelphia with this tax,” Mike Maziarz of Franzones said.

Many people are saying they will go out of Philadelphia rather than pay the hefty soda tax. Others, like Carl Saulsbury, say they will change what they buy: “So now I know. I’m buying water, water, water.”

~Eowyn

Chicago records 762 homicides in 2016, up 57 percent from previous year

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Take a bow, Murder Mayor Rahm Emanuel/AP Photo

But, but, how can this be with the city’s very strict gun control laws? What a distaster that city has become.

From Fox News: The city of Chicago recorded 762 homicides in 2016 — an average of two murders per day, the most killings in the city for two decades and more than New York and Los Angeles combined.

The nation’s third largest city also saw 1,100 more shooting incidents than it did in 2015, according to statistics released by the Chicago Police Department that underlined a story of bloodshed that has put Chicago at the center of a national dialogue about gun violence.

The numbers released Sunday are staggering, even for those following the steady news accounts of weekends ending with dozens of shootings and monthly death tolls that hadn’t been seen in years. The increase in 2016 homicides compared to 2015, when 485 were reported, is the largest spike in 60 years.

Police and city officials have lamented the flood of illegal guns into the city, and the crime statistics appeared to support their claims: Police recovered 8,300 illegal guns in 2015, a 20 percent from the previous year.

The bulk of the deaths and shooting incidents, which jumped from 2,426 in 2015 to 3,550 last year, occurred in only five neighborhoods on the city’s South and West sides, all poor and predominantly black areas where gangs are most active. Police said the shootings in those areas generally wasn’t random, with more than 80 percent of the victims having previously been identified by police as more susceptible because of their gang ties or past arrests.

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson was expected to discuss the newly released statistics Sunday afternoon.

The city has scrambled to address the violence. Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced last year that 1,000 officers would be added to the police department. At the same time, police officials have been trying to figure out why homicides and shootings — which began climbing the year before — suddenly surged.

Johnson has said several factors contributed to the increased violence. He noted 2016 was the first full year since the city was forced in November 2015 to release video of the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, who was black and shot 16 times by a white police officer. The video cost former Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy his job, sparked major protests around the city, and led to federal and state investigations of the department.

It also left Johnson with the task of trying to restore public trust in what appeared to be a weakened police force, a perception that was only buttressed by a dramatic drop in the number of arrests in 2016.

While the police department has cited several factors for the declining numbers, including a concerted effort not to make minor drug arrests and focus on gun violence, Johnson acknowledged in a recent interview with The Associated Press that officers have become more cautious — in part out of fear of becoming the next “viral video.”

That, he said, has “emboldened” criminals. “Criminals watch TV, pay attention to the media,” he said. “They see an opportunity to commit nefarious activity.”

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California legalizes child prostitution

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Travis Allen, 43, is that rare Republican in the California legislature. He represents the 72nd Assembly District in coastal Orange County.

In an article for the Washington Examiner on Dec. 29, 2016, titled “California Democrats legalize child prostitution,” Mr. Allen sounds the warning that beginning on January 1, 2017, “prostitution by minors will be legal in California”:

“SB 1322 bars law enforcement from arresting sex workers who are under the age of 18 for soliciting or engaging in prostitution, or loitering with the intent to do so. So teenage girls (and boys) in California will soon be free to have sex in exchange for money without fear of arrest or prosecution.

This terribly destructive legislation was written and passed by the progressive Democrats who control California’s state government with a two-thirds ‘supermajority.’ To their credit, they are sincere in their belief that decriminalizing underage prostitution is good public policy that will help victims of sex trafficking. Unfortunately, the reality is that the legalization of underage prostitution suffers from the fatal defect endemic to progressive-left policymaking: it ignores experience, common sense and most of all human nature — especially its darker side.

The unintended but predictable consequence of how the real villains — pimps and other traffickers in human misery — will respond to this new law isn’t difficult to foresee. Pimping and pandering will still be against the law whether it involves running adult women or young girls. But legalizing child prostitution will only incentivize the increased exploitation of underage girls. Immunity from arrest means law enforcement can’t interfere with minors engaging in prostitution — which translates into bigger and better cash flow for the pimps. Simply put, more time on the street and less time in jail means more money for pimps, and more victims for them to exploit.

As Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley, a national leader on human trafficking issues, told the media, “It just opens up the door for traffickers to use these kids to commit crimes and exploit them even worse.” Another prosecutor insightfully observed that if traffickers wrote legislation to protect themselves, it would read like SB 1322.

Minors involved in prostitution are clearly victims, and allowing our law enforcement officers to pick these minors up and get them away from their pimps and into custody is a dramatically better solution than making it legal for them to sell themselves for sex. That only deepens their victimization and renders law enforcement powerless to stop the cycle of abuse. SB 1322 is not simply misguided — its consequences are immoral.”

SB 1322: Commercial Sex Acts – Minors, approved by Governor Jerry Brown on Sept. 26, 2016, amends Sections 647 and 653.22 of the Penal Code to render existing law that makes it a crime to solicit or engage in any act of prostitution “inapplicable to a child under 18 years of age”. According to SB 1322:

“Existing law makes it a crime to solicit or engage in any act of prostitution. Existing law makes it a crime to loiter in any public place with the intent to commit prostitution.

This bill would make the above provisions inapplicable to a child under 18 years of age who is alleged to have engaged in conduct that would, if committed by an adult, violate the above provisions. The bill would authorize the minor to be taken into temporary custody under limited circumstances” — “pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 305 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, if the conditions allowing temporary custody without warrant are met.”

In other words, SB 1322 decriminalizes “child” (those under 18 years old) prostitutes.

The word “decriminalize” is defined as “to make a particular act no longer illegal by changing a law” (Cambridge Dictionary). Something that is “no longer illegal” is something that now is legal. For example, by decriminalizing pot, it is now legal in some states to smoke marijuana. Since SB 1322 decriminalizes (“makes no longer illegal”) child prostitutes, and since the act of those “children” which is now made no longer illegal is prostitution, this means California’s new law, whether explicitly or implicitly, whether intentionally or unintentionally, makes child prostitution no longer illegal.

Ergo, child prostitution is now legal in California.

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Assemblyman Travis Allen further warns that SB 1322 is “only the tip of the liberal iceberg” because the new year “will see the Golden State subjected to wave after wave of laws taking effect that are well-intentioned but disastrous embodiments of progressive utopianism.” Examples include:

  1. A new Democratic-authored law that “throws open the door to even greater government dependency on the part of the poor by rolling back” a law barring increased payments to women who have more children while still on welfare. “Henceforth, no matter how many children someone has while on welfare, the state government will ratchet up payments with each child, with no limit.”
  2. Increase in minimum wage to $10/hour, which is proven to increase unemployment of young people — those who are the least skilled and most in need of entry-level jobs.
  3. Another Democratic-sponsored bill enables an estimated 50,000 felons to vote in the next state election, many from their jail cells.
  4. A bill that makes it illegal to lend your shotgun if you go hunting with a buddy.
  5. A bill that forbids state employees from traveling on business to states that prohibit transgender bathrooms.

H/t FOTM‘s Longknife 21

Update:

Professor Jim Fetzer reblogged this post, but added two videos on PizzaGate, thereby implying a link between California SB 1322’s decriminalization of child prostitution and PizzaGate — Washington, D.C. pedophiles.

For the link to Fetzer’s re-blog, click here.

I hadn’t thought of that. God help us . . . .

~Eowyn

Journalism professor thanks Hillary Clinton for her honesty, decency & civility

Jeff Jarvis, 62, not only trains generations of journalists as a professor at the Graduate School of Journalism of City University of New York (CUNY), his influence spreads wide via his media consultancy and writings in books, magazines, newspapers and online.

So the absurd column he recently penned, lauding Hillary Clinton, is all the more outrageous for his blindness to FACTS:

  • Jarvis calls Hillary honest when she repeatedly lies, all recorded on camera, and uses her Clinton Foundation to rake in millions of dollars from pay-to-play foreign government “donors”.
  • Jarvis calls Hillary decent, when she abandoned four Americans — including two of her State Department staff — to die in Benghazi.
  • Jarvis calls Hillary civil and caring, when she trashes millions of Americans by calling them “a basket of deplorables” who are “irredeemable” racists, bigots and homophobes.

Here’s his nauseating essay. When you read it, just remember this man is a PROFESSOR OF JOURNALISM.

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Jeff Jarvis, “Merry Christmas, Hillary Clinton,” Medium, Dec. 25, 2016:

“I want to say Merry Christmas to Hillary Clinton.

I am grateful to you for running a campaign on principle, patriotism, decency, honesty, intelligence, optimism, maturity, experience, care, and civility.

I am grateful to you for suffering such abuse from so many quarters for so many years and always coming back fighting — for us. You did it for us.

I cannot imagine the disappointment and, yes, anger and you must feel.

I fear that you might think you disappointed us. But we disappointed you. I wish I had knocked that many more doors in Pennsylvania. I wish I could have been that much more persuasive here, in so-called social media. I wish we could have won it for you.

In any case, I am grateful to you for giving me a gift before Christmas. You gave me my sense of citizenship back. I was a journalist and that separated me from the public we want to serve. In your campaign, I found an urgency, a reason to care, an opportunity to meet and listen to my fellow citizens, and, yes, a cause.

I want to live in your America, in your world. That, tragically, is not where we are now. We will have to learn new skills: how to resist unjust rule, how to protect those who need protection, how to make the unaccountable accountable.

It would be too much to ask you to keep fighting; you have been made to fight for too long. But we do still need your guidance, your leadership, and will be grateful when you can give it.

In the meantime, I pray you enjoy your family, especially your grandchildren, and can begin to see a future through their eyes. I want you to know how much respect, affection, and gratitude I — and I have no doubt millions more — have for you.

So thank you, Madame Secretary. Merry Christmas, Hillary. God bless.”

Aside from commenters who are just as delusional as Jarvis (e.g., Kelly Lux wrote: “Brought me to tears”), here’s a sample of comments from the sane readers:

Alexander Blum: “This is absolutely embarrassing. You are idolizing a neoliberal failure who spent her time in government bombing Muslim countries, incarcerating people of color, and cementing the corporate coup that has succeeded in destroying American democracy. The fact that people like you are considered a voice of reason is why Hillary lost. Your brand of toothless liberal mediocrity has utterly failed. Your post is abysmal, without content. It’s an ad for an oligarch who failed to stop a racist demagogue. It’s pathetic.”

ex-Inside Trader: “What an embarrassing read. Sorry, your pro-War, pro-Banker corrupt Establishment candidate lost; but, the world is safer and America is better for it.”

Joe Rice: “I want to thank Hillary also. I want to thank her for demonstrating just how dirty politics are. I also want to thank her for showing the American public how to get rich in government service via the Foundation and how to use that foundation to further impoverish Haiti, one of the most impoverished nations on earth. I want to thank her for her private email server that proved to be not so private. I want to thank her for her repeated lies to the American public about the existence of email communication only to be proven a liar again and again and again. I want to thank her for working to undermine a fair primary season by using her political power to undercut Bernie Sanders, a flawed candidate but a truly good man of principles. I did not want to live in Hillary’s America where success is punished and personal responsibility is not existent. While I worry about our future, I choose the unknown to the path we were on. God Bless America, always.”

Kathy Shaidle: “How do you go from walking the streets of New York City covered in other people’s ashes to praising Hillary Clinton for her ‘integrity’ and cheering a candidate so ill she had to be carried off from a 9/11 memorial? Did you actually ignore all the damning WikiLeaks info? Don’t you know that she used her position as Secretary of State to enrich her family’s foundation to the tune of tens of millions of dollars, via ‘donations’ from Middle Eastern dictatorships which then received favors from the administration? Experience with what? Getting Americans killed at Benghazi? She’s never accomplished anything. She married well and lasted far longer than she should have. She spoke to empty arenas because her shrill voice and appeals to divisive identity politics turn off normal people. And that ‘popular vote’? It all came from California. That is: illegals and limo liberals. You are delusional and shouldn’t be allowed to practice journalism any longer, any more than a surgeon with Parkinson’s should be allowed near a patient.”

Marcus Oliveira Spiegelma: “Wrong! Patriotism? Selling herself out to foreign power through the Clinton Foundation and advocating for the TPP. Decency? Backstabbing Bernie in the primaries. Maturity? Calling half the country ‘deplorables’. Principle? She changed her principles depending on her audience.”

James Thomas: “I am aghast. A campaign run on principle? Which principles might those have been? Was it a principle of trickle down politics where that which benefits Goldman Sachs will ultimately benefit the eroding middle class? Or was it the principle of privilege, that rules are for the little people (TM Leona Helmsley) and that the fog of scandal that follows her like cheap perfume is all a right wing plot? Perhaps it is the principle that what one says matters and what one does … meh, not so much. […]  who […] turned a life of ‘public service’ into a burgeoning personal fortune. […] And now comes a journalism school academic, bleating like a sheep, that Hillary died on a cross for our sins. What a tool.”

Oy: “Yes, it was the merriest of Christmases. I will be forever grateful that she will never be president.”

Calling liberals like Jeff Jarvis mentally ill is both too kind and a misnomer.

~Eowyn