Monday, March 29, 2010

Paul Henry: Public Enemy #1?

OK, I know most of you are asking yourselves, "Who the fuck is Paul Henry?" For the record, he is NOT Taliban or Al Quaeda; he is NOT a pedophile or a serial killer.

Paul Henry is the co-host of the Morning Breakfast show on TV NZ Channel One. Although not a regular viewer, I think he can be quite funny, and, because he isn't a lefty, Paul is quite refreshing with his mince-no-words, call-it-like-he-sees-it style and good use of sarcasm. But NZ is so PC that, it just seems like the guy can't cut a break because he is always allegedly offending somebody. All the liberals hate him and want him fired from his broadcasting job. That's good enough reason for me to like him.

Here's the latest "offense" that has too many people's knickers in a twist.
BSA complaint over Henry's 'schizo' call not upheld

NZPA March 29, 2010, 1:53 pm

 Controversy-baiting broadcaster Paul Henry has escaped another broadcasting standards complaint -- this time over his use of the term "schizo".

The Broadcasting Standards Authority has declined to uphold a complaint relating to his use of the term on an episode of TV One's Breakfast show last September, while interviewing an employment relations expert about different personality types.

Though the complainant alleged the term was unfair and derogatory to people with schizophrenia, the authority found Henry's use of the term was deliberately ambiguous.
At least most of these complaints have not been upheld. Here's one that was, however, followed by the offending segment. Keep in mind that Paul was merely commenting on what a viewer had written in an email.
Earlier last year, the authority upheld complaints against Henry for his comments about Greenpeace spokeswoman Stephanie Mills' moustache.

I'm tellin' ya, these thin-skinned, perpetually offended, liberal PC assholes just need to STFU and get a life.

Here's the thing. I'm sure this broad knows she has a moustache, and she obviously knows she's going on TV. If she was worried about it, she would have shaved it or waxed it or something, but, I'm willing to bet she keeps it around just to get a reaction, like she's daring you to notice it and say something. I'm sorry, but like Paul, if I see a chick with a "mo" I'm going to notice it; hell, I'll probably make a comment about it...especially if she's a fucking greenie dyke. I don't avoid the big elephant in the middle of the room.

The way I see it is you have the right to say or do what you want to do and be what you want to be, but I ALSO have the right to say what I want to say. This PC, hate speech bullshit has to stop. You cannot legislate "niceness." Sure, it would be great if everybody was "nice", but I believe that people have the right to be assholes, too. If they offend you, you avoid them.

It seems so simple to me. I just don't get it.

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Saturday, March 27, 2010

Gun Ranges: The New Singles Bars?

If I owned a gun range I’d turn it into the new singles’ bar (minus the liquor, of course). I’d offer a “ladies’ night” where unescorted ladies shoot for free and guys shoot for half-price with maximum limits on booking range time. Hell, even if I couldn’t work it out to where it made an actual profit on the night, I am almost certain that the residual effects over time would boost regular attendance and overall profit.

It would be like a form of loss-leader advertising! I could be RICH! RICH! I tells ya’!

But, then again, I would have Obama’s goons sniffing around for their cut, thus giving more of my profit to the state; not to mention, also, the high probability of finding myself on some “watch-list” which would completely undermine my “under the radar” philosophy of survival.

Hat-tip: Stephanie

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

How Not To Get Your Ass Kicked By The Police

I like Chris Rock. Like all good comedians, he has something to say, a point of view, and it's presented in a way that not only makes you laugh but makes you think, as well. More importantly, one of the main qualities that separates a great comedian from an average one is delivery, how they say what they say - the timing, changes in vocal inflection, etc. I don't agree with all of his views on everything, but, as I have said before, I don't agree with ANYBODY on everything. And, yes, I know he is a big Obama supporter, but nobody is perfect.

Anyway, in this clip from one of his old HBO shows Rock gives some 100% sound advice that applies to anybody (not just the bruthas, as is shown in the following examples) and, of course, it's funny AND true!

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Saturday, March 13, 2010

The History Your Kids Will Likely NOT Be Taught

The following video is from Glenn Beck. The Left will try to spin this as anything from being distorted to untrue or by attacking Beck himself. They will quibble about the actual numbers and make claims about being "taken out of context", but the fact remains that, regardless, scores and scores of millions of people died at the hands of despotic, totalitarian, Leftist regimes during the 20th century.

The Left cannot escape that fact unless they re-write the history - or wipe that history out of public knowledge altogether. Here in New Zealand, for example, our teenagers, who are just out of high school or nearing the end of it, have not been exposed to ANY comprehensive world history, let alone ANYTHING having to do with communism, fascism, etc. They are not even taught the history of their own nation except for certain aspects like the Treaty of Waitangi or the "exploitation" of the Asian immigrants in the 19th century. They are taught over several weeks, however, about places like Malawi, the "blood diamonds" of Sierra Leone, and the civil rights movement of the US during the 1960s.

Mae and I have had to fill-in A LOT of the gaps and direct them to further research various topics for themselves.

Anyway, enjoy these videos.

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Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Oh, This Whacky World in Which We Live

Study Links Bikini-Line Shaving to Auto Accidents

Patty O'Dore
New Zealand Tribune
March 10, 2010

Women who shave their "bikini lines" are twice as likely than those who don't to have an auto accident according to a recent study. Researchers at the West Auckland University's Sue Bradford Institute of Human Sexuality studied 2,000 licensed women drivers between 18 and 45 years of age - 1,000 of whom shave the pubic hair around their bikini lines and 1,000 who don't. The findings are astonishing

The study, which spanned a 5 year period beginning in 2004 found that nearly 500 (478) of the half who shave had an auto accident in the last 5 years - 38 of them died in those crashes - compared to only 274 of the non-shaving half, all of whom are still alive.

"Frankly, we were quite surprised at the results," admits Dr. Sela Ka'mawanalaya, research team leader and senior professor in Cultural Objectification of Carnal Knowledge and Bio-Organic Observational Breast Studies.

Dr. Ka'mawanalaya added, "We weren't expecting anything so conclusive. My team and I were really just exploring avenues of spending the remainder of our existing budget to ensure funding for our department the next year. We really were completely out of ideas when we came-up with this study, but I think we can save a lot of lives because of this research."
Crock of shit? Maybe, but this story seems to support the study's findings.

Woman crashes while shaving bikini area

Yahoo!Xtra March 9, 2010, 1:25 pm

A woman who caused a two-car crash was shaving her bikini line when she ploughed into another vehicle.

Megan Mariah Barnes, 37, had asked her ex-husband to steer while she tidied up her pubic hair when they smashed into the back of a pick-up on a Florida highway.

Barnes was meeting her boyfriend in Key West and wanted to be "ready for the visit", according to news service CBS.

Members of the Florida Highway Patrol told the media Barnes and her ex, Charles Judy, allegedly drove another half-mile before switching seats. When they were pulled over, Judy claimed to have been driving.

However an eagle-eyed traffic cop spotted tell-tale burns on his chest from the passenger-side airbag, which disproved their story.
How much do you wanna bet she nicked herself with the razor, her accelerator foot hit the floor, and the woman ploughed into the pickup before her ex-husband could steer around it? And the ex-husband going with her to see her current boyfriend...WTF is THAT all about?

Perhaps these tips on safe shaving should include something about not doing it while driving.

ADDENDUM: OK, people, the first story was a joke; a work of fiction – I made it up. Your first clue should have been the reporter’s by-line (“Patty O’Dore”) – patio door. The next clues would be easy for Kiwis to see right away that it was a joke – there is no West Auckland University, let alone a “Sue Bradford Institute of Human Sexuality” (Sue Bradford is a recently retired un-elected member or parliament from the Green Party and a full-blown communist and former professional protester who, back in her day wasn’t a bad looking chick, but today looks more like Phyllis Dyller [sp?]). As The Great Snook (comment #4) already noticed, the good doctor’s name when said aloud should have been a dead give-away, let alone the courses she taught (notice the acronyms created from the first letter of each word in the course titles).

The point of this was to show that, without a few clues and given all the silly shit that goes on in academia, one may not find something so absurd to actually be a spoof. More often than you may think, “studies” like that are often twisted around to “prove” a correlation or a cause-and-effect relationship, so be careful when you read any statistical data that attempts to do either. The second story is there in contrast to show that truth is often not much stranger than fiction.

The other thing I wanted to see was how closely you all read something and to determine your “gullibility index.”

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