I’m an organization now.

Yup.  hydar.org.  Now accepting contributions.

Lions and Tigers … *on* *horseback*

The Daily Mail doesn’t like it, but… ZOMG!  LIONS ON FREAKING HORSEBACK!1!!1!

Anyhoo :

The country which gave you bears riding bikes now proudly presents … lions and tigers on horseback.

In one of the nation’s …  zoos, applauding spectators are treated to a bizarre display as a 30-stone lion leaps on to the horse’s back. …

After that, a 35-stone tiger climbs up on the same … steed for its turn in the limelight.
Granted, the article does kind of make me feel like this guy :
Still.  ON HORSEBACK!!!!

The search for “boss lady Linh”

So there’s an article in the local paper about almost(?)  nekkid(?) ladies servin’ up coffee at local Vietnamese coffee shops (in part of San Jose).  Here’s the weird thing though, the good ol’ Murkey News mentioned a woman bloggers refer to as  “boss lady Linh”. If that is the case why does google have no instances of blogs containing the phrase “boss lady Linh”? Huh? Why? Why?


Funniest Dust Jacket… EVAR!

Is it possible to look at this book‘s cover and not laugh?  They should sell posters of this.  As they say on teh inturwebs, “I LOL’ed”.

Deer in the headlights dust jacket

Mid-week crazy person break

Don’ cha’ dig this guy’s voice?  He reminds me of a Phil Hendrie “guest”.

Nooooo! Disaster of Biblical Proportions!!!

Bill Murray was right!

Zhou Yun, the cat’s owner, says she knew her furry friend was pregnant so she wasn’t surprised when she happened upon two kittens at the beginning of the month.

On closer inspection, however, she noticed that one of the babies was dead.

‘I then noticed the other kitten surprisingly looks like a dog,’ Zhou, who lives in Yangshan, in eastern China’s Jiangsu Province, told reporters.

Zhou, who’s also the owner of a pet dog that likes to eat and sleep with its feline pal (hmm…), added: ‘Quite possibly the kitty is a mixed child’.

Review –

Hey! Someone still bothers to read Charles Johnson!

I stumbled on Diary of Daedalus while surfing.  I guess someone is reading LGF on a regular basis, anyway.  It became so tedious after the initial meltdown that I haven’t bothered much.

Online Dating News

Charlie Manson of Killer Whales performs again!

um, yay.

There is just so much that’s odd about this story about Tilikum, the killer whale.

First –

Thunderous applause greeted SeaWorld’s Tilikum Thursday as the killer whale returned to the theme park’s big stage

Leaving aside the question of why you’d applaud an animal – thunderous applause and a small fish is worth a small fish to it, why would people cheer an animal that killed three human beings?

Second –

SeaWorld officials said that it was the killer whale’s “choice” to perform in the Believe show Thursday morning and that none of the park’s whales are coerced to participate.

Wait… choose?  “Show of flippers – who wants to preform today? OK…. Tili … but try not to kill in front of people, OK?”   Anthropomorphize much,  guys?  Sheesh.

Orca, my ass! sez  hydar blog

Racism Enthusiast Charles Johnson still lookin’

This cracks me up.  Ol’ Chaz Johnson now thinks that people who make fun of Michelle Obama’s gaffe are … racist!

At a tea party in South Carolina over the weekend, former GOP presidential candidate Tom Tancredo said about President Obama: “If his wife says Kenya is his homeland, why don’t we just send him back?

Absolutely unbelievable. This kind of unabashedly racist rhetoric has become completely open on the right wing: “Send ‘em back to Africa!” – source

It’s sad that he desire to find racism trumps any ability to understand context.  Maybe someone should buy him an Abba Zaba.  I imagine he’d giggle like a little schoolgirl.

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Logo Math

This :

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Equals this :

Missle Defense Agency logo

Hilarity : White House Can’t Find GOP Health Care Bill That’s On Their Website

Found this via gateway pundit….

Yup, Obama is a suuuuuper geeenius.


No, really. Yikes.

Obama Featured in “Pride” Themed Float at Mardi Gras

… and not in a good way, like you want.  In the bad way, like in one of the Seven Deadly Sins.

Obama Float Mardi Gras Sin of Pride

From First Thoughts :

One of the ways vice is simultaneously vilified and celebrated is on the floats that parade through New Orleans, filled with masked people who throw beads and toys to the passersby. In one parade this year, spectators enjoy a hilarious twenty-float lineup of what one might call winners of the Greatest Vices of the Year: Senator Edwards, Senator Vitter, and Governor Sanford are spotlighted on a lust-themed float as “Politicians Gone Wild!”; New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin is painted “asleep at the wheel,” accused of negligence and bad time management on a sloth-themed float; and Bernard Madoff appears on a pyramid as “Pharaoh Made-off” on a greed-themed float that describes him as “the modern-day Judas who was traitor to his own tribe for only 20 million pieces of silver.”

Among these scandalous float figures is President Barack Obama.

On a pride-themed float called “Experiment of His Own Power,” Obama is compared to “The Proud One” of Dante’s Inferno, posing with his Nobel Peace Prize medal, next to several other representations of him—along with Oscar and Heisman Trophy awards, he appears as a five-star general, president of General Motors, and as the “healthcare-expert” Surgeon General—all engulfed by the flames of hell.

Amy Bishop … all kinds of odd, sez media

Yup, uneducated, working class, NRA-supporting angry white male shooter has been deemed all kinds of crazy.  She :

What’s next?

Well, it isn’t all love for Obama in Float Land…

(From 2010 carnival parade in Duesseldorf.)

I’m guessing Barry prefers the Captain Broccoli float

Broccoli Obama; Mild-Mannered Lecture at a local University

I’d forgotten about Capt. Broccoli‘s mild-mannered alter ego.

Hope floats.

Can this Goat get more fans than Barack Obama?

Check this facebook page to find out.

US has no monolopy on idiots!

Call Papa Smurf!

Palestinians dressed as the Na’vi from the film Avatar staged a protest against Israel’s separation barrier in the West Bank village of Bilin near Ramallah. The Palestinians dressed as Na’vi to draw attention to their campaign against the controversial Israeli barrier.  – source

Scientist as Carnival Fortune-Teller

Gah!!!  Apparently some people think that “science” is defined as “the opinion of anyone that has a college degree in any field that can be called “science”.  Check out the description of who qualifies for the bogus list’o’scientists :

Signatories are approved for inclusion in the Petition Project list if they have obtained formal educational degrees at the level of Bachelor of Science or higher in appropriate scientific fields. The petition has been circulated only in the United States.

The current list of petition signers includes 9,029 PhD; 7,157 MS; 2,586 MD and DVM; and 12,714 BS or equivalent academic degrees. Most of the MD and DVM signers also have underlying degrees in basic science.

Nice, eh?  Bacause Global Warming could cause, say, health issues… health workers should be able to tell us if  a certain level of CO2 in the atmosphere will cause it to happen … right? Riiiiight…

Here’s my favorite, bit of course :

2. Computer and mathematical sciences includes 935 scientists trained in computer and mathematical methods. Since the human-caused global warming hypothesis rests entirely upon mathematical computer projections and not upon experimental observations, these sciences are especially important in evaluating this hypothesis.

Apparently, having studied Computer Science makes me a full-qualified expert in Climate, because I could, hypothetically, ply my trade coding mathematical models for grant money.  Ditto for anyone else with a degree in Code Monkey.  You could have spent the last 10 years writing web pages… it doesn’t matter!  You’re a Scientist, dammit!

Fortune Teller

AGW Scientist

Summary : you don’t have to have done any work that has anything to do with Global Warming, or Climate… much less published anything on the subject.  Or any subject, for that matter.

Yeah, pretty much what I thought…

Charles Johnson just confirmed it.  Basically, Little Green Footballs has gone into lockdown mode because his ideology is driven his own petty hatreds.  It’s a shame; a couple years back, LGF was a decent site with a free exchange of ideas.  Now, the slightest peep of dissent becomes a ban three minutes later.

Plenty of more interesting sites out there, but it’s a shame to see one descend into darkness…

Update : the folks over at Blogmocracy do a pretty good review of The List of Evil.

Naughty Kitty …

… this kitty here …

Man: Naughty Kitty Downloaded Kiddie Porn

… downloaded kiddie porn according to the cat’s owner.  It was a frame up! The cat did it!

Keith Griffin was charged Wednesday with 10 counts of possession of child porn after over 1,000 illegal images were found on his computer, and he claims it’s all the work of his kitty.


Keith Griffin

The 48-year-old Jensen Beach, Fla., man told cops he would leave his computer on and the cat would jump on the keyboard and just like that, the images would appear


Hopefully, this evil cat is not related to Isbn.

Quote of the Day

this is sickkk ! & whoever started this should be put in Jail for this disgustingg act ! President obama is Nothing but goood & isn’t doing nothingg BUT tryna make this horrible country a better place ! Bush has destroyed it & left his mess for obama to clean & fix , Fuck yoooou Bushhhh !

– “Crys“, on the “Obama Joker” poster