Daily Archives: April 19, 2012

The Daily Caller’s Jim Treacher wins Twitter today

Gold. Pure gold. It sure has been a ruff week for President Obama, hasn’t it? (groan)

You had us at Cartagena hooker: Secret Service scandal delivers hashtag game gold


Colombian hookers, deception, international intrigue—how could the developing Secret Service scandal not be ripe for the hashtag game picking? Here are some of our favorite #cartagenahookermovielines tweets. Behold the power of this fully operational Cartagena Hooker #cartagenahookermovielines— Jonah Goldberg (@JonahNRO) April 19, 2012 "You had me at $47." #cartagenahookermovielines— Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) April 19, 2012 […]

President Obama to award Pat Summitt with Medal of Freedom


Former University of Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt will be awarded the Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama— Rodrigo (@RodrigoEBR) April 19, 2012 Legendary women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt sent tears to the eyes of many sports fans on Wednesday when she announced she was stepping down as head coach of the Tennessee […]

Baby Superman: Dwight Howard refuses to play until team fires coach

5th Annual Entertainment Weekly Comic-Con Party

Earlier this month when Stan Van Gundy said he knows star player Dwight Howard has asked management to fire him, the two reportedly sat down together and decided to do their jobs by finishing out the season without any additional controversy.

So much for that!

Teachable moment, Romney, politicos: Twitter activists are the new boots on the ground


Politicians always claim to care about issues that people talk about around their kitchen tables. Well, the new-fangled kitchen table is Twitter. And activists on Twitter are the new boots on the ground. @michellemalkin I am thankful for the Twitterverse sticking it to the White House #ObamaDogRecipes— Peter (@pdigaudio) April 19, 2012 It was done […]

Men at Work member Greg Ham found dead; possible foul play

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Ham was found dead today in his home in Melbourne, Australia. He played saxophone, keyboard, and flute for Men at Work, a successful pop band in the early 1980s. He is perhaps best known for the memorable flute riff at the opening of  “Land Down Under” — a good song on a great album. Possible foul […]

Terry McMillan hates generalizations

Except when she feels like generalizing, that is. I've got tea party followers, a/k/a spies. Give 'em something to talk about. If only they knew how to think for themselves.— Terry McMillan (@MsTerryMcMillan) April 05, 2012 Republicans are behaving just like the Mafia.— Terry McMillan (@MsTerryMcMillan) April 10, 2012 P.S. More than anything, we cannot […]

Donald Trump grateful that Anthony Weiner was ‘revealed’

Please, Donald, we’re begging you, never put “porn star” and @RepWeiner in the same tweet ever again. Just don’t.

Please let him be talking about pecans …

Robert F. Kennedy Jr concerned about ‘pustulating lesions’

Yeah, yeah, the lesions are on fish, but were we really supposed to resist putting up that headline? More on Kennedy’s concerns about mutant seafood at Fox News: foxnews.com/scitech/2012/0…— Bryan In Lak'ech (@Diesel3206) April 19, 2012