Archive for January, 2013

Posted: January 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

Wait… I don’t understand whether this is saying that polititians are trusted more or less than car salesman. I’ve gotta say I trust car salesmen more. I mean a car salesman is just trying to make a living to feed his family. There aren’t billions of dollars at stake for him to sell out your best interests like there are for our politicials.

Your thoughts?

TED Blog

In-Mistrust-We-TrustA recent Gallup poll listed the most- and least-trusted professions in America. At the bottom of the list: car salesmen and members of Congress. It’s not hard to understand why our politicians rate so poorly — scandals, myopia, obstinance, party loyalty over common good, fiscal cliffs. All have left voters exasperated and confused. But while confidence in our elected leaders has never been lower, we cling to the belief that democracies represent the epitome of societal and political organization. Why?

With his provocative new book, In Mistrust We Trust: Can Democracy Survive When We Don’t Trust Our Leaders?, political commentator Ivan Krastev explores this incongruity between our political head and heart. There has been a profound decline of the public’s trust in the performance of public institutions, he notes, which is an outcome of the voters’ sense of their lost power. Tech tools may help provide some openness to…

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Ray Lewis and my worst fears

Posted: January 4, 2013 in Sports
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Thanks ESPN for making my worst fears come true. Yes I understand that Ray Lewis has had a great football career. I am an NFL junkie. I was aware he was one of the best linebackers when they were the Browns. I’m not trying to brag. Many people knew as well.

What I’m saying here is that he has

#1. gotten one of the most unbelievable free passes for being involved in a double murder.


B. Is right behind Kim Kardashian in the overexposure department.

I would rather he and his cronies stab and murder me than listen to him preach at me every Sunday. UUUUGGGHHH.

Please make this stop

Crazy dunk. (Real Life Hello)

Posted: January 4, 2013 in Sports
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This is just retarded. I’m not even sure this is real yet. His head is basically above the rim, and then he somehow shoots higher. I’m pretty sure that’s not how physics work.

So now where will this kid go play one year of college basketball?

A sophomore at an Arkansas high school hit the viral video goldmine after his dunk video was posted on YouTube. Wow.

Victor Dukes threw down a vicious one-hander during a matchup between Dukes’ Nettleton High School and Manila High at the NEA Tournament.

As the broadcaster describes in the video, “Victor Dukes just brought down the Convocation Center, and he just injured a player with a dunk.”

Nettleton won the game 41-37.

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Posted: January 4, 2013 in Sports
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Really Gatorade? 40 years of sports hydration science? You mean putting sugar and salt in water for 40 years. You’re welcome for the new slogan.