Pelosi in 2009: Go Read Jonathan Gruber. Pelosi in 2014: I Don’t Know Any Jonathan Gruber.

It’s only fitting that one of Washington’s most notorious liars would lie about knowing its liar du jour. At a press conference this afternoon, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was quizzed about Dr. Jonathan Gruber, the Obamacare architect who boasted repeatedly of using “tortured language” to sneak the legislation past America’s “stupid” voters. The former Speaker knows a thing or two about the law’s […]

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U.S. and China Reach “Historic” Climate Deal, Planet Saved

He finally got around to slowing the rise of the oceans and healing the planet. In Beijing on the first leg of an Asian trip that will also take him to Myanmar, historic U.S. President Obama announced a historic climate accord with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping. Under the agreement, China pinky-swore that it would curb the increase of its carbon emissions by the year 2030, while the United States vowed to […]

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He Ain’t No Military Son: Springsteen Can’t Resist Singing Anti-War Song at Veteran Tribute

Outspoken liberal rocker Bruce Springsteen did outspoken liberal things last night at HBO’s Concert for Valor. Taking the stage with Foo Fighters lead singer Dave Grohl and Zac Brown of the Zac Brown Band, “the Boss” launched into a cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s anti-war anthem “Fortunate Son”: While Bruce is undoubtedly in fine grunt throughout the rendition, some have questioned the […]

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Dumb and Dumber To: Second Video Emerges of Jonathan Gruber Calling Americans “Stupid”

Not since Die Hard has a man named Gruber caused this much trouble. After video emerged on Monday of Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber crediting “the stupidity of the American voter” for helping get the law passed, the beleaguered health care expert told all three of MSNBC host Ronan Farrow’s viewers that he had only been “speaking off the cuff”  and that his remarks were “inappropriate”. […]

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Coming Soon to Lena Dunham’s Christmas List: Frozen-Inspired Japanese Bras That Change Color When Sisters Touch

Obviously inspired by that famous scene in Frozen when Elsa and Anna touch boobies and their bras change color: According to Triumph, the bizarre Japanese lingerie company behind this bizarre Japanese lingerie, The ‘Close Sisters Bras’ (and matching skirts) are designed to celebrate the close bonds formed between women. “The depictions, in movies and the like, of sisters helping each other and becoming more […]

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“You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy”: 10 Hours of Princess Leia Walking in NYC

True, it brings attention to the daily harassment and unwanted advances your average Alderaanian princess encounters just walking down the street. I am a bit dismayed, however, that, most of the encounters involve humans and Jawas. While the producers claim to have documented 100+ incidents of harassment from “people of all backgrounds”, any trace of Wookies appears to have been edited out. Said […]

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Honoring Those Who Serve: Veterans Day 2014

Each year, on November 11, America celebrates the brave, selfless men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Unlike Memorial Day, which honors only the fallen, Veterans Day recognizes every individual who has answered the call to defend their country. Initially known as Armistice Day, the holiday was first by proclaimed by Woodrow Wilson in 1919 to commemorate the end of World World War I; […]

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Semper Fi: The U.S. Marine Corps Turns 239

Today is the 239th birthday of the United States Marine Corps: Since the Corps’ founding in 1775 (the first enlistments are said to have occurred in Philadelphia’s Tun Tavern), the Marines have earned the moniker “the few, the proud” by establishing themselves as America’s elite fighting force. Their triumphs are legendary, spanning such crucial battles as Belleau Wood, Iwo Jima, Guadalcanal, Khe Sanh and, most recently, Fallujah. Perhaps […]

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