ThinkProgress hack gets his MOAB math wrong and gets his butt handed to him

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Eight years of Obama dropping bombs on multiple countries around the world and not a peep. Trump drops one and people lose their minds. — J.R. Salzman (@jrsalzman) April 13, 2017 Earlier today, the U.S. military dropped the “mother of all bombs,” or MOAB, on ISIS positions in Afghanistan. But ThinkProgress justice editor Ian Millhiser’s […]

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Missouri, national conservatives rally around Ann Wagner as Todd Akin replacement

http://twitter.com/#!/MarkdKelly2/status/238011544032657409 Complete hypothetical–what if GOPers said Akin could have his House seat back & convince #MO02 nominee Ann Wagner to take Sen. nomination? — Jessica Taylor (@JessicaTaylor) August 21, 2012 It may turn out to not be so hypothetical after all … Amid growing pressure from the Missouri GOP for Todd Akin to drop out […]

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Caved? Government spending deal to avoid shutdown announced

http://twitter.com/#!/NBCNews/status/230370258433748994 Senator Reid, Speaker Boehner and the White House have reportedly reached a funding extension compromise, in order to avoid a government shutdown. WH and Congressional Leaders announce deal to prevent government shutdown when new fiscal year begins October 1. — Mark Knoller (@markknoller) July 31, 2012 Sen. Maj. Ldr. Reid, D-NV, announces agreement with […]

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Too soon: Lizz Winstead takes a stab at political tornado humor

http://twitter.com/#!/lizzwinstead/status/336580629191856128 The mile-wide tornado that destroyed Moore, Okla., and leveled at least two elementary schools was still weaving a path of devastation when Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead thought up a funny. Too soon? http://twitter.com/#!/lizzwinstead/status/336583415790964736 There’ll be time to worry about the victims later, but this tornado was a perfect “teachable moment” to point out […]

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Fundraiser in Chief derides pols worrying too much about next election

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http://twitter.com/#!/PostmasterBen/status/520337169316315136 Self awareness is hard. Obama says pols spend “Too much time worrying about the next election, and not enough time focusing on the next generation" — Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) October 9, 2014 @ZekeJMiller LOL, like his incessant fundraising? — Mr E™ (@stockdemons) October 9, 2014 @ZekeJMiller ha! — EducatédHillbilly (@RobProvince) October 9, 2014 @ZekeJMiller […]

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These Awesome Optical Illusions Will Have Your Head Spinning. You Won’t Want To Look Away.

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Warning. This post will make your head spin. (Probably literally.) These optical illusions are serious business. Akiyoshi Kitaoka, a psychology professor at the Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan loves to create optical illusions. Kitaoka teaches visual perception, visual illusions, optical illusion, trompe l’oeil, and 3D. He puts this knowledge to work by creating trippy optical illusions that […]

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