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IRS Begs the Public to File Taxes Electronically ASAP

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If you don’t want your 2021 tax returns delayed for some ridiculous amount of time, the Internal Revenue Service has one request: file things electronically. Please.

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fancycwabs
8 days ago
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I filed mine (via paper) on the last possible day last year, and I think I got my refund in November. And I have to go in tomorrow to get the paper return straightened out with the IRS.
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Best Of 2021: PALINDROMES

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For all its faults, we must celebrate 2021 a lot. Why? Because of its abundance of palindromes. Palindromes are one of the most delightful phenomena of language. They are words (and phrases) that read the same way no matter where you start reading them (in terms of what direction you’re reading them in).

2021, alas, was not itself a palindrome (at one point I had hoped it would be a palindrome, but it wasn’t a palindrome because of the “1” at the end). Nevertheless, the year gave us plenty of memorable forwards- and backwards-sentences that will delight linguists for decades to come, no matter if they start at the beginning and read forwards or start at the end and read backwards.

Palindromes make words more interesting, so we say “thank you” to palindromes

On this final day of this extraordinary year, let’s review — one last time — the palindromes that defined, explained, and just plain summarized the amazing rollercoaster ride known as the one and only year of 2021.

Here are the TOP TEN PALINDROMES OF 2021 FOR SEMI-LORDS NET POT!

(Ahem … sorry … just got carried away for a moment … my “Palindrome Fever” is running a bit high … let’s try that again …)

Here are the TOP TEN PALINDROMES OF 2021:

10. Madam, I’m Adam in 2021

9. Omicron? No! OMG, IMO!

8. West Side Story? Pop rots y (“y” is Spanish for “and”) edits stew

7. Facebook? Data’s laughter at civic slaughter, ta-da! Boof cake!

6. Meet me in my teet: –(0i x i0)–

5. I’m over the moon for Maroon 5

4. Oh! Oozy daddy in banana nabs a baddy zoo banana …. it’s a doozy. Ho!

3. (TIE): 2021 looks kool, 1220 / lolololol hahahah brrrrrrppppttttffffrrrrb

2. Pat? Do you eat tofu of tae kwan do? Tap?

1. Racecar Elon Musk cums alone in his racecar

This concludes my year-end lists! I wish you a healthy and happy new year and I’ll see you soon on the internet or perhaps on my web site.

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fancycwabs
12 days ago
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The year end list of best palindromes is always a winner.
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Second Time Capsule Found Under Robert E. Lee Statue, Raising Hopes It Could Be Interesting

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Workers dismantling the pedestal of a Robert E. Lee statue that’s currently being removed in Virginia discovered a second time capsule on Monday, raising hopes that the box from 1887 could contain something interesting. The discovery comes after a different time capsule was opened at the site last week but was filled…

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fancycwabs
21 days ago
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This one has a cast-iron figurine of a pig, in commemoration of Lee's prized sow and sometimes-lover Elizabeth.

Nicholas Cage will be stealing it in a combined sequel to National Treasure and Pig.
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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Politics

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Click here to go see the bonus panel!

Hovertext:
The only really creepy part is the full-sized weeping Statue of Liberty.


Today's News:
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fancycwabs
27 days ago
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Next thing you know they're getting Billy a black shirt that says "SICKOS"
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Radio host Dave Ramsey fired and 'mocked' employee over COVID precautions, federal lawsuit claims

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Personal finance expert and radio host Dave Ramsey has been accused in a lawsuit of firing an employee for wanting to take COVID-19 precautions.

     
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fancycwabs
32 days ago
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Ramsey isn't one of those "love thy neighbor" kind of Christians--he's more of a "...rich man...enter(s) the kingdom of heaven" sort of Christian.
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fxer
32 days ago
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Bend, Oregon
freeAgent
32 days ago
"His religious beliefs, which require him to protect his family's health and safety" - sounds like a religion I can get behind.
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An army of Rittenhouses

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Jennifer Crumbley, the mother of the 15-year-old who murdered four of his classmates in Oxford, Michigan two days ago, wrote an “open letter” to Donald Trump:

Jennifer, however, penned an open letter to President-elect Donald Trump, which she posted on her blog, in November 2016.

“Mr. Trump, I actually love that you are a bad public speaker because that showed sincerity, and humility,” she wrote. “You changed your mind, and you said ‘so what.’ You made the famous ‘grab them in the pussy’ comment, did it offend me? No. I say things all the time that people take the wrong way, do I mean them, not always. Do I agree that you should of [sic] shown your tax returns? No. I don’t care what you do or maybe don’t pay in taxes, I think those are personal and if the Gov’t can lock someone up over $10,000 of unpaid taxes and you slipped on by, then that shows the corruption.”

Crumbley went on to tell Trump that she hoped he would “really uncover the politicians for what I believe they really are,” and that he might “shut down Big Pharma, make health care affordable for me and my MIDDLE CLASS family again.” She was in favor of Trump’s long-promised border wall, and noted that she was “not racist” because her grandfather “came straight off the boat in Italy.”

“As a female and a Realtor, thank you for allowing my right to bear arms,” the letter continued. “Allowing me to be protected if I show a home to someone with bad intentions. Thank you for respecting that Amendment.”

She complained about parents at other schools where the “kids come from illegal immigrant parents” and “don’t care about learning.”

It was signed, “A hard working Middle Class Law Abiding Citizen who is sick of getting fucked in the ass and would rather be grabbed by the pussy.”

Jennifer and her husband were asked to come to their son’s school on the morning of the shooting, to discuss his “concerning” behavior. The gun that the boy used to commit the murders was purchased by his father three days earlier, at a Black Friday post-Thanksgiving sale.

. . . as Lori points out in comments, this meeting must have been scheduled before the Thanksgiving holiday, meaning the parents gave their child access to a semi-auto handgun (apologies in advance if any of this weapons terminology is not quite perfect) after they had been asked to meet with the school about his behavior.

America I’ve given you all and now I’m nothing.
America two dollars and twentyseven cents January 17, 1956.   
I can’t stand my own mind.
America when will we end the human war?
Go fuck yourself with your atom bomb.
I don’t feel good don’t bother me.

Allen Ginsberg, “America”

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fancycwabs
47 days ago
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She should be charged as an accessory before the fact.
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