1. cognitivedissonance:

    “Papa” John Schnatter, Papa John’s founder and CEO, is back in the headlines once more for his assertion that there’s no way on God’s green Earth he can afford to provide health care for a portion of his employees, as mandated by the Affordable Care Act. Now, Schnatter hasn’t been hurting for…

     
  2. Dear conservatives having a collective rage quit on America:

    cognitivedissonance:

    Declaring that you’re moving to Canada to avoid Obamacare is like saying, “I’m moving to Brooklyn to avoid hipsters!”

    Screw the freezing ice and wind, I’m moving to Antarctica.

     
  3. cognitivedissonance:

From my pal, Charles Pelkey. He writes: “Apparently the ‘news’ crew at Fox was so eager to announce the Supremes’ rejection of the mandate that they forgot to read past the first page of the decision.”
Facepalm of the year? Quite possibly.

However, as ThinkProgress reports, the viral aspect of Twitter means Huffington Post, CNN, TIME, and NPR ALSO got it wrong. TIME and NPR both sourced CNN. And like HuffPo sources their info…

This whole thing is silly. Everyone’s acting as if breaking news has never been wrong up until now. Yes it was even more embarrassing given the story, but who the hell knows, maybe that’s the information they had, and it was wrong, but they didn’t know that so they read it anyway.
Now yes, it wouldn’t be surprising that Fox News would be eager to announce it’s failure, but you also have to think rationally that maybe it was just an honest fuckup due to a bad source. Shit happens all the time. ALL the time.

    cognitivedissonance:

    From my pal, Charles Pelkey. He writes: “Apparently the ‘news’ crew at Fox was so eager to announce the Supremes’ rejection of the mandate that they forgot to read past the first page of the decision.”

    Facepalm of the year? Quite possibly.

    However, as ThinkProgress reports, the viral aspect of Twitter means Huffington Post, CNN, TIME, and NPR ALSO got it wrong. TIME and NPR both sourced CNN. And like HuffPo sources their info…

    This whole thing is silly. Everyone’s acting as if breaking news has never been wrong up until now. Yes it was even more embarrassing given the story, but who the hell knows, maybe that’s the information they had, and it was wrong, but they didn’t know that so they read it anyway.

    Now yes, it wouldn’t be surprising that Fox News would be eager to announce it’s failure, but you also have to think rationally that maybe it was just an honest fuckup due to a bad source. Shit happens all the time. ALL the time.

     
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