I Want to Thank the TSA for Keeping John Tyner off the Airplane

The big news is that a John Tyner who goes by the blog name of “Johnny Edge” was ejected from a San Diego area airport for refusing a pat down by TSA Agents. Good. In the first of three videos (there’s no real image, you just want them for the sound) Johnny goes through the security line and starts asking if he still has to take his shoes off. Uh, yeah Johnny, there are probably signs everywhere saying you have to remove your shoes, there’s probably someone in front of …

#AmazonFail and the Sale of Pedophilia Guidebooks

If you’re seeing #AmazonFail on twitter today it’s probably because they are selling this book. Yes. Really. Amazon has also released a statement that says in part: “Amazon believes it is censorship not to sell certain books simply because we or others believe their message is objectionable. Amazon does not support or promote hatred or criminal acts, however, we do support the right of every individual to make their own purchasing decisions.” Which is fascinating, except when I go to their support forums I see this: Content Guidelines Titles sold …

Jodie Fisher, Gloria Allred and Mark Hurd Confuse Me

Mark Hurd the former CEO of HP has stepped down from his position in the wake of a sexual harassment claim. This makes sense in some ways, like maybe he’s trying to save his marriage, but in other ways it leaves me completely perplexed. Of course when Jodie Fisher sued she went to Gloria Allred, I’m pretty sure I’d call her if I had a sexual harassment lawsuit. Here’s what’s interesting. The AP wire says: Fisher echoed Hurd’s statement that the two never had a sexual relationship, but neither she …

They Are Going To Throw Small Stones At Sakineh Mohammadie Ashtiani

This morning I read about Sakineh Mohammadie Ashtiani. The Iranian mother of two will be stoned to death any day now, because she is a convicted adulterer. Without delving into the collective cruelty of a country that would punish people for the “crime” of intimacy. I wont’ even talk about the fact that she has been in prison for five years. I do need you, my readers to stop what you are doing and carry a very important message to your communities. Please ask everyone know face to face and …