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Archive of posts tagged balls

Testing, Testing, Testes

I’m done with Blogger, B&E readers, so this is a test just to see if the posting function is working okay. I figured I’d go ahead and make a testicles reference while I was at it. You’re welcome.

Signs of Life at the FCC?

During the Bush administration (and let’s face it: during the Clinton administration too), the Federal Communications Commission never found a merger it didn’t like. It also seemed to deregulate just about everything having to do with anything and gave media, phone, and internet companies carte blanche to fuck consumers by any means necessary. In theory [...]

The Controversy of Compassion

A very interesting and controversial thing happened in Scotland last week. Kenny MacAskill, Scotland’s Justice Minister, released, on grounds of compassion, the convicted bomber of the PanAm flight that blew up over Lockerbie in 1988, killing 270 people. The convicted bomber, Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, has prostrate cancer and, according to British doctors, has about three [...]

Something Good Has Come of All This (So To Speak!)

So it’s tax day, and in response, some right-wing nuts threw a bunch of “tea parties.” As I’ve mentioned before, fortunately these nuts have embraced the term teabagging. The protests are stupid, but at least now everyone on the planet will know what teabagging is. I mean, once David Gergen gets the reference, surely we’ve [...]

Another Complaint About the MTA

The Metropolitan Transit Authority has gotten my boxer-briefs in a bunch on numerous occasions. So it’s surprising to me that I’m feeling their pain a little bit these days. I still think that they need to open up their accounting books (and I mean the real ones) to the City Comptroller (who will hopefully have [...]

Maybe They Need Their Balls Back

Some of you may have heard of the Securities and Exchange Commission, or the SEC as it’s usually referred to in the alphabet soup of governmental organizations. The SEC has avoided the limelight for a very long time. But then Bernard Madoff with everyone’s money! AAAAAH HA HA HAHAHAHAHAHA! Who’s to blame for the Madoff [...]