Dumb headlines thread

Generally an unmoderated forum for discussion of pretty much any topic. The focus however, is usually politics.
Post Reply
User avatar
Vrede too
Superstar Cultmaster
Posts: 21405
Joined: Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:46 am
Location: Hendersonville, NC

Re: Dumb headlines thread

Unread post by Vrede too »

O Really wrote:
Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:59 pm
Vrede too wrote:
Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:57 am
House passes broad anti-hate resolution after pressure from Omar allies

Given that Omar is a woman, misogyny is a serious issue and the resolution opposes prejudice, maybe they should have called it a 'comprehensive anti-hate resolution'. :wave:
So now you can't be anti-Israel without being anti-semitic, and thus can't follow the centuries-old Greek tradition of despising Turkey without being anti-Islam.

Despite all the kerfuffle about it being said outloud, I haven't heard anybody deny that Israel tries to buy influence.
I know that it's all been a BS attack on an outspoken Muslim Black woman, of course, so I haven't followed it closely. However, I did hear that the 'dual loyalty' argument has been particularly used by anti-Semites, and that may be true. That said, it does NOT mean that lobbying by US Jews against the interests of Americans can't ever be discussed for eternity.

I'm glad that the House went with a comprehensive anti-hate resolution that also condemns Islamophobia and white supremacy. Not that it's being reported this way, but that is a direct slap to POSPOTUS and his Trumpettes.
Speaking of Rudy, WTF?

User avatar
Vrede too
Superstar Cultmaster
Posts: 21405
Joined: Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:46 am
Location: Hendersonville, NC

Re: Dumb headlines thread

Unread post by Vrede too »

Vrede too wrote:
Fri Mar 08, 2019 1:28 pm
... I'm glad that the House went with a comprehensive anti-hate resolution that also condemns Islamophobia and white supremacy. Not that it's being reported this way, but that is a direct slap to POSPOTUS and his Trumpettes.
Never mind, somebody noticed:

Trump calls House vote condemning hate 'a disgrace'

:---P
Speaking of Rudy, WTF?

User avatar
Vrede too
Superstar Cultmaster
Posts: 21405
Joined: Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:46 am
Location: Hendersonville, NC

Re: Dumb headlines thread

Unread post by Vrede too »

The Sierra Club - North Carolina Chapter newsletter includes an article with the headline:
NC’s youth step out to demand climate action

Cool, but here's the pic they used:

Image

:confusion-scratchheadblue:
Speaking of Rudy, WTF?

User avatar
Vrede too
Superstar Cultmaster
Posts: 21405
Joined: Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:46 am
Location: Hendersonville, NC

Re: Dumb headlines thread

Unread post by Vrede too »

Florida gets tougher on massage-parlor sex

Nttawwt, as long as it's consensual.
Speaking of Rudy, WTF?

User avatar
O Really
Captain
Posts: 11532
Joined: Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:37 pm

Re: Dumb headlines thread

Unread post by O Really »

"D.C.’s cherry blossoms just hit peak. Here’s where to go and see them"

Ummm, I dunno - DC maybe?

https://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-tr ... story.html

User avatar
Vrede too
Superstar Cultmaster
Posts: 21405
Joined: Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:46 am
Location: Hendersonville, NC

Re: Dumb headlines thread

Unread post by Vrede too »

Walmart plans to add thousands of robot helpers to U.S. stores

Doesn't Walmart need robot customers before robot helpers will do them any good?
Speaking of Rudy, WTF?

User avatar
Vrede too
Superstar Cultmaster
Posts: 21405
Joined: Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:46 am
Location: Hendersonville, NC

Re: Dumb headlines thread

Unread post by Vrede too »

Speaking of Rudy, WTF?

User avatar
O Really
Captain
Posts: 11532
Joined: Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:37 pm

Re: Dumb headlines thread

Unread post by O Really »

"Mind Blowing Amount of Trash Left After NASCAR Race"

Don't fans always leave after an event is over? Badaboom.

But seriously, these particular fans were pigs (with apologies to the pigs)
https://www.msn.com/en-ca/autos/enthusi ... &ocid=iehp

User avatar
Vrede too
Superstar Cultmaster
Posts: 21405
Joined: Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:46 am
Location: Hendersonville, NC

Re: Dumb headlines thread

Unread post by Vrede too »

O Really wrote:
Tue Apr 30, 2019 2:23 pm
"Mind Blowing Amount of Trash Left After NASCAR Race"

Don't fans always leave after an event is over? Badaboom....
:lol: :thumbup:

Probably not confusing for PA residents, but I couldn't imagine why wolf and gun-control advocates were arguing with each other at the same rally, especially when there are no wild wolves in PA.

‘Red flag’ bill would reduce firearm suicides in Pa., Wolf, gun-control advocates argue at Capitol rally

"Gov. Tom Wolf"

Ah. :oops:
Speaking of Rudy, WTF?

User avatar
O Really
Captain
Posts: 11532
Joined: Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:37 pm

Re: Dumb headlines thread

Unread post by O Really »

Not a headline, but from the article...

"Well-behaved dogs with well-behaved owners on a leash are welcome to join."

User avatar
Vrede too
Superstar Cultmaster
Posts: 21405
Joined: Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:46 am
Location: Hendersonville, NC

Re: Dumb headlines thread

Unread post by Vrede too »

O Really wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 9:35 am
Not a headline, but from the article...

"Well-behaved dogs with well-behaved owners on a leash are welcome to join."
:D Well-behaved dogs don't need no stinkin' leash, but never trust an owner.


Affidavit: Witness told UNC Charlotte police campus shooter targeted table

:confusion-scratchheadblue:
... The document states that it was "apparent to Mr. Ayers that the subject targeted a specific table of people."
Ah.
Speaking of Rudy, WTF?

User avatar
Vrede too
Superstar Cultmaster
Posts: 21405
Joined: Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:46 am
Location: Hendersonville, NC

Re: Dumb headlines thread

Unread post by Vrede too »

Live updates: 'Violent' tornado delivers direct hit to Missouri, killing 3 overnight

Beware of the nonviolent tornadoes, too. You never know whether it's commitment to principle or a tactical ruse.
Speaking of Rudy, WTF?

User avatar
Vrede too
Superstar Cultmaster
Posts: 21405
Joined: Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:46 am
Location: Hendersonville, NC

Re: Dumb headlines thread

Unread post by Vrede too »

How Mueller's Farewell Subtly Rebuked Trump

Wasn’t anything “Subtly” about it. I heard Mueller:
Say that POSPOTUS fanboys were and still are useful idiots for Russia;
Call Putin’s Agent Orange and his lapdog, Barr, liars;
Beg Congress to impeach.
Speaking of Rudy, WTF?

User avatar
Vrede too
Superstar Cultmaster
Posts: 21405
Joined: Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:46 am
Location: Hendersonville, NC

Re: Dumb headlines thread

Unread post by Vrede too »

Police Identify Human Remains As Dennis Day, Long-Missing Original Mouseketeer

:lol: :oops: Not saying that it's a dumb headline, but I assumed he'd been missing since he was a Mouseketeer.
Oregon state police have confirmed that a body found in April is original Mouseketeer Dennis Day.

The body was found April 5 at Day’s Phoenix, Oregon home, but was badly decomposed, hindering identification by dential records or DNA. Day had been missing since July 2018....
Speaking of Rudy, WTF?

User avatar
billy.pilgrim
Captain
Posts: 6807
Joined: Wed Oct 10, 2012 1:44 pm

Re: Dumb headlines thread

Unread post by billy.pilgrim »

Vrede too wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:50 am
Police Identify Human Remains As Dennis Day, Long-Missing Original Mouseketeer

:lol: :oops: Not saying that it's a dumb headline, but I assumed he'd been missing since he was a Mouseketeer.
Oregon state police have confirmed that a body found in April is original Mouseketeer Dennis Day.

The body was found April 5 at Day’s Phoenix, Oregon home, but was badly decomposed, hindering identification by dential records or DNA. Day had been missing since July 2018....
I hope someone thinks to check my house if I go missing for a few months.
George Carlin said “The owners know the truth. It’s called the American dream because you have to be asleep to believe it.”

User avatar
Vrede too
Superstar Cultmaster
Posts: 21405
Joined: Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:46 am
Location: Hendersonville, NC

Re: Dumb headlines thread

Unread post by Vrede too »

billy.pilgrim wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:49 am
I hope someone thinks to check my house if I go missing for a few months.
:D

Seems the body was somehow hidden, but no smell?
Mouseketeer's family: 'It's been a long wait'

... The confirmation marks the end of an unusual missing-persons investigation that began nearly 11 months ago. Day was last seen alive in the middle of July 2018, and investigators found the longtime Phoenix resident’s body April 4 in the Pine Street home Day shared with his husband, Ernest “Ernie” Caswell following a search that involved two K-9s and a drone to search the property....
I guess "C you real soon" doesn't last a lifetime.
Speaking of Rudy, WTF?

User avatar
neoplacebo
Admiral of the Fleet
Posts: 4438
Joined: Mon Sep 17, 2012 1:42 pm
Location: Kingsport TN

Re: Dumb headlines thread

Unread post by neoplacebo »

Maybe it was one of those spontaneous combustion incidents. Nothing left but ashes even if sitting in a chair, and the chair left undamaged. The guy sure had a big head when a Mouseketeer; he may have been a space alien all those years. This would also explain the mystery of the death.

User avatar
O Really
Captain
Posts: 11532
Joined: Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:37 pm

Re: Dumb headlines thread

Unread post by O Really »

24 Fragrances That Dad Will Want to Wear Every Day

Looking for an easy yet unforgettable gift for the special fathers in your life? We've gathered the best fragrances for men into one place to make shopping for him easy.

Mixed 24 fragrances might be a bit smelly, I'd think.

User avatar
billy.pilgrim
Captain
Posts: 6807
Joined: Wed Oct 10, 2012 1:44 pm

Re: Dumb headlines thread

Unread post by billy.pilgrim »

"there's a walrus in the ocean, the ocean ... there's a walrus, a walrus."

https://weartv.com/news/local/video-man ... cola-beach


tourists are so special.
George Carlin said “The owners know the truth. It’s called the American dream because you have to be asleep to believe it.”

User avatar
O Really
Captain
Posts: 11532
Joined: Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:37 pm

Re: Dumb headlines thread

Unread post by O Really »

Koo Koo Kachoo.

Post Reply