Category Archives: Year in Review

Further Proof of End Times

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Not necessarily healthy goth, via Wikimedia commons

Not necessarily healthy goth, via Wikimedia commons

#healthgoth.

Exciting Trends in Aviation: No Pigs and No Masturbation.

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Close to home, an “emotional support pig” was booted off a plane at Bradley. 

No word yet on whether it was actually Patricia Marx whose article on support animals hilariously debunked the whole idea earlier this year.

But which is worse, a pig or a Mile High Club practitioner of self-love (on a Virgin flight, no less)? This man obviously misunderstood “Snakes on a Plane.”

Passenger Robert Phelps shared this photo of the BDL pig debarking.

Passenger Robert Phelps shared this photo of the BDL pig debarking.

 

 

Hartford, You Are a Hot Mess!

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The City of Hartford began Election Day unable to check in voters at some sites because the printed books of registered voters had not been delivered. “Hartford Has It” did not, apparently, cover these.

To make matters worse, some voters were simply sent  away without being offered an affidavit or provisional ballot. This, in a city of three (3!) well-compensated Registrars of Voters. These people make a lot of money. For most of the year, they have nothing to do. They should be placed in colonial stocks and pillories (I never did quite figure out the difference) and whipped by pirates.

The primary damage is, of course, to each affected voter’s right of suffrage. Secondary damage to Dan Malloy, who needs those Hartford votes. The governor votes at the Hartford Seminary one of the sites that didn’t have the books. They arrived after 7 in response to ecumenical prayers. The governor was apparently obliged to wait about 30 minutes to vote. The Secretary of State, who lives two blocks from the Seminary site, and voted by affidavit.The tertiary damage will come if a court decides to extend voting hours at sites that were shut down this morning. Let one thousand conspiracy theories bloom.

Bridgeport, you will need to put on a late surge of incompetence if you want to compete here.