Friday, April 29, 2016

In honor of Consigliere's procedure today

His lady friend's condo is two blocks away from where the procedure is happening but I have to pick him up after the procedure to take him those two blocks per the rules. They said he was under the influence. He was pretty funny when I picked him up, something about the doctor saying he had the colon of an Olympian, so maybe he was.

He didn't use my question though for the doctor.

Are you an alien? It sure does seem like it. Because you're about to give me an anal probe.

Just like Cartmen
http://watchcartoonsonline.eu/watch/south-park-sea-an-anal-probe/
































*substitute colonoscopy for prostate exam*

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Heavy Equipment Fight!!!!!

As you can see from the banner for this site my company uses heavy machinery. I have never seen our employees do this though.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2016/apr/18/bulldozers-battle-on-street-in-northern-china-video?CMP=share_btn_tw

These guys must be really pissed at each other.

Sunday, April 17, 2016

The Simpsons.....anyone


This weird creature was found in the Gulf of Mexico near Crystal River. So what is also near Crystal River, you ask:



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auunDU-RH94

The Crystal River Nuclear Plant.


























































Saturday, April 16, 2016

Finally something from Megan McArdle that isn't pure tripe...

Go take a read:

http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2016-04-14/social-media-distort-perceptions-of-the-presidential-election

She actually makes sense in this column. Most of her columns are just right wing talking points. I find it fun to read her columns and laugh at her assumptions but this column actually makes sense.

Friday, April 15, 2016

How One Branch of Government can stop the other Two

The Republican Congress has effectively stopped the other two branches of government from functioning.

They refuse to write new legislation that isn't totally partisan which means it has no chance of becoming law. So they are not doing their job

They counteract or do not comprise on anything that the President wants to see done and will not accept his budget proposals or his Supreme Court nominee. So they are keeping the President from doing his job.

They refuse to hold hearings on the Supreme Court nominee which is causing the court to deadlock on most of it's cases. So they are keeping the Supreme Court from doing it's job.

This is absolutely ridiculous people. Something has to change and from the looks of things it is the Republicans who are the problem. Why do you keep voting for these jackasses? 

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Colorado Republican Delegates

This Republican delegate selection in Colorado is really suspect. The GOP Colorado Executive Committee in 2015 in a little publicized move voted to NOT let the voters decide which candidate should be supported at the convention.


To me this reeks of bad faith. You have a certain few who will be kingmakers instead of the people. And those kingmakers gave ALL the delegates to Cruz in Colorado even though the popular sentiment in Colorado was leaning toward Trump.


 If all states did this we would no longer have a say in the candidates and would be just given two that were crowned by the party elites to battle it out. This to me is not a good development. I don't agree with Trump on hardly anything but I have to say he got a raw deal in Colorado.


However this is funny.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

If you believe this I've got a bridge to sell you....

Igor Oystacher has been accused of spoofing the futures market by placing orders and then canceling them in milliseconds to create demand or create sellers out of the rest of the market. His explanation is:

Outlining his defense for the first time in an April 1 court filing, lawyers said that Oystacher, a competitive speed chess player, has exceptional reaction-time skills and a customized computer mouse that make him faster than most humans at executing trades.

I'm not a computer genius but cancelling orders in milliseconds to me is not reaction time skills or some super mouse but most likely a planned computer algorithm. Reading further though it doesn't look like he used it in the correct way but then he might have been on fishing expedition to see if anyone was watching before he tried his real trades.

http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-10-21/regulators-bring-a-strange-spoofing-case

http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2016-04-05/shells-inversions-and-speed-chess




Friday, April 8, 2016

The Wall Street Journal is the tell.....

These CEOs are scary. I walk past a gang banger; I don't even flinch. But I see a white dude with a Wall Street Journal, I haul ass. Cutting through the projects, you might lose what you have on you that day, but I ain't never been mugged of my future. No thug ever said, "Give me your 401K. I want your college fund, your IRA. I want it all."

Wanda Sykes, Comedian


From:   http://ritholtz.com/

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Look how happy they are...

... that they created Kim Kardashian's butt plug.