Sunday, August 13, 2017

Latest celebrity look-alike news

I've just been informed that a Katy Perry look-alike was sighted at a brewery in Louisville yesterday.

Charlottesville terrorist has local connection

This is another example of the minds full of shit that the Republican Party in northern Kentucky is raising.

The white supremacist who plowed his car into a crowd in Charlottesville, Virginia, yesterday - killing one person and injuring 19 - has been identified as James Alex Fields Jr., 20, of Maumee, Ohio. It turns out that Fields went to high school in Union, Kentucky - before his family moved out of town.

Of course, Fields is a registered Republican and Donald Trump supporter.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Butbutbutbut both sides do it!

...says Nazi apologists everywhere.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Armed men distribute anti-worker propaganda

America is sliding harum-scarum into becoming the command state the Far Right has always dreamed of.

In St. Joseph, Missouri, a group of 4 men armed with guns have been confronting folks outside the Buchanan County Courthouse and shoving anti-worker propaganda brochures in their faces. The leaflets support Missouri's hated "right-to-work" law that infringes on the right of workers to enter into a union security agreement. A referendum may be coming soon to repeal the law. In fact, Missourians voted this law down at least once before.

One of the armed men purported to be a notary.

The right-to-scab thought police doesn't have facts on their side, so they have to resort to marching around the courthouse with guns.

It's no wonder the NAACP recently issued a travel advisory for the Show Me State - the only time the NAACP has ever issued such an advisory for any state.

(Source: http://www.newspressnow.com/news/local_news/armed-men-at-courthouse/article_0af8390c-f329-54ee-9403-4e88d08f3c77.html)

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Right-wing church parks in Park Hills

This is breathtakingly bad news for the people of Park Hills.

The government of this Kenton County suburb is being taken over by what's described as a "traditional Catholic" church. It's not a mainstream Catholic congregation, and this flock doesn't seem satisfied with minding their own business.

My business partner blogged about it this morning with more details...

http://annbugz1.blogspot.com/2017/08/republican-jesus-church-taking-over.html

My jaw hit the floor when I read that entry.

This church preaches against Neopagans, and its congregants have sported antigay bumper stickers. There's already a lot of intolerant churches like that all over America, but this one seems joined at the face with some Park Hills city officials - who apparently don't understand separation of church and state.

Then - of course - congregants had the nerve to complain that they were the ones being persecuted.

It reminds me of a line in a Stevie Wonder song: "You cry, 'Why am I the victim?'...When the culprit's Y-O-U."

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Surprise! ('Sesame Street' Wednesday)

Although Snuffy is absent from this innovative classic 'Sesame Street' sketch, this is a Snuffleupagus moment! That's what I call it when I'm proven right about something after everyone insisted for years I was wrong - like when Big Bird finally introduced Snuffy to the rest of the 'Sesame Street' kick-ass crew, who had long denied his existence.

For decades, I've insisted there was a 'Sesame Street' segment in which the main premise was "surprise!" This cry was accompanied by the human cast members having pies smashed in their faces.

People didn't believe me that 'Sesame Street' characters would dare throw pies at each other. But pie they did, and now YouTube has once again saved the day...



According to the YouPube page, that segment dates from 1975, though some argue it was slightly later. The sound effect of the pie splat was the same one regularly used on 'The Electric Company'. We all know people who mimic this sound regarding occurrences that have absolutely nothing to do with pies.

While "surprise!" is the main idea of this segment, imagine my surprise when I finally found it on YouTube!

Thursday, August 3, 2017

More Scholaring photos to terrify the Far Right

It was a rough week for the forces of evil, as the Road Ruiner and I went Roads Scholaring in Cincinnati again!

This event yielded bunches of new photos and videos, and you're gonna peep 'em all...

http://www.bunkerblast.info/roadpics/cinwcen17.html

Professor fired for criticizing Bevin for ruining Medicaid

The suppression of dissent in Kentucky's universities continues.

You may know that so-called Gov. Matt Bevin has a proposal to gut Medicaid - especially for those who were newly qualified under the Affordable Care Act. This despite the fact that a state law requires Kentucky to accept all Medicaid that the feds offer. Bevin's proposal might not immediately affect most who would have received Medicaid even without the ACA, but the Forehead's ultimate goal is to eliminate Medicaid altogether.

Now a faculty member at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry has filed a federal lawsuit because he was fired for criticizing Bevin's plan. Dr. Raynor Mullins was let go after officials in the Bevin regime pressured the university into firing him. The suit names university officials Mark Birdwhistell and Stephanos Kyrkanides and a "John Doe" in Bevin's corrupt administration.

There are witnesses to Mullins's claims.

Surprised? Right-wing political retaliation has been ongoing in the Bevin administration - and in Kentucky's education system and business establishment for decades prior. Remember what happened to me at NKU?

Amanda Stamper - some nobody in the Bevin thugocracy - accused the professor of playing politics. Stamper first said that nobody in Bevin's office knows who Mullins is - then she immediately contradicted herself by saying they know Mullins has supported Democratic politicians.

That highlights how Kentucky Republicans not only have a history of political retaliation but also of childish lying.

(Source: http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/article164966162.html)

Monday, July 31, 2017

Have no fear, the August ish is here!

Have no fear. The beer is here. And so is the August edition of The Last Word, that fanzine of freedom!

This ish talks about all sorts of poopheaded things! We discuss how a right-wing rally was canceled because they were outnumbered by counterprotesters. We also discuss how a broken TV was returned to Sears, and a company picnic at Coney Island that went awry. We talk about the difficulty in finding antique gum and how you blow better bubbles with crooked teeth. Plus, we introduce you to Dorito Woman!

So point your pooper here...

https://www.scribd.com/document/355197009/The-Last-Word-8-2017

If that doesn't work, peep this page...

http://bunkerblast.info/lastword/lw1708.pdf

Friday, July 28, 2017

Did Subway Trumper shoot pepper spray into crowd?

Because you love me so much, you may remember back in May when I blogged here about a drunken Donald Trump supporter at the Subway restaurant in Bellevue. He littered the place with a shredded newspaper as he spewed some vague pro-Trump hogwash.

Well, a day or two ago, there were reports of a man on a red motortrike shooting pepper spray into a crowd that was gathering outside a Newport social services agency. A local Facebook page identified the man by name. They said he lives in Dayton, Kentucky, and he's known in Dayton for his creepy behavior. It didn't appear to be a bias crime, because he seems to attack at random. People say he used to drive around in a convertible and shoot pepper spray at victims indiscriminately - and that he bragged that his pepper spray was the same kind police use. He was also caught randomly scratching up more than 30 cars about a year ago. They also say his creepy behavior has caused neighbors to move away. Plus, they say he once locked a woman in a shed for days and once stabbed a man.

They posted an old mugshot too, in which the man is smiling his ass off. When I saw the photo, I knew I'd seen him somewhere, but I just couldn't figure out where.

Today, it hit me. I'm pretty sure he's the same guy I saw drunkenly praising Trump at Subway. I'm not 100% sure, but it looks like him. Balding on top, and longer hair in the back. Same mullet, but I don't remember if the guy in Subway wore glasses like the man in the mugshot did. Still, I think it's the same guy.

As for the man in the mugshot, I haven't found anything political on his several Facebook pages. He seems to be obsessed with Paul McCartney and often uses his photo as his profile picture - though one of his Facebook pages says Justin Bieber is among his favorite singers. He claims on Facebook that he is married, but the Facebook page of his supposed wife appears to be one of those phony accounts that falsely purports to be for an attractive young woman.

Even if this man isn't the same dude I saw at Subway, northern Campbell County is being terrorized by a random troublemaker, yet a few people still insist the biggest problem in our community is that the poor don't pay enough taxes. Then again, the man who says that is from Indiana, so I don't know why he keeps inserting himself into northern Kentucky's business.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

A person bunkerooed at Family Dollar

I despise Family Dollar with a passion, but Family Dullard stores are everywhere, and I was forced to shop there earlier because I couldn't find WD-40 anywhere else.

While I was in the checkout aisle, I detected the unmistakable scent of an SBD bunker blast. It was a stinker, that SBD was.

Kentucky GOPer exposes himself at Belk

Because this is a day ending in y, that means there's another humiliating scandal within the omnipotent Republican Party of Kentucky.

David Narramore, 54, of Whitesburg is one of the leaders of the Kentucky GOP. He heads the county Republicans in Letcher County and sits on the executive committee of the statewide GOP. But on Saturday, he was arrested for exposing himself in a restroom at a Belk department store in Tennessee. Narramore is also accused of resisting arrest.

A Belk worker notified police when Narramore rubbed his foot and exposed his dick.

Another Kentucky GOPer disgraced for life. This is the party that we let run things?

(Source: http://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/crime/2017/07/19/ky-gop-official-accused-indecent-exposure-tennessee-department-store/491185001)

Monday, July 17, 2017

Another celebrity look-alike!

Celebrity look-alikes are hilarious!

I've just been informed that a Taylor Swift look-alike works at the airport in Bangor, Maine.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Idaho passes law making it harder to switch jobs

Need to find a better job? Don't you dare do it in Idaho!

Idaho was already becoming an economic basket case because of oppressive right-wing laws like "right-to-work", but now it's believed to be the hardest place in America to find a better job, thanks to a recently passed state law. This new law makes it much easier for companies to enforce noncompete agreements against people who no longer work for these companies. These agreements prevent employees from leaving a company to work for a competitor.

How is this even constitutional? How can a business enforce its will on a worker who no longer works for them? Noncompete agreements are illegal in California - contributing to that state's growing economic dynamism. Why do judges in other states allow them?

Idaho's new law even shifts the burden of proof to workers to show their new jobs won't infringe on past employers' unlimited "right" to Make Money. A state official says the law makes it so hard for workers to show this that it may actually be impossible.

Noncompete agreements must be banned nationwide. In addition, judges must annul these clauses whenever litigation arises from them. Businesses do not own their workers - especially when they no longer work for them! Anyone with even an ounce of common sense can see this.

(Source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/quit-your-job-for-a-better-one-not-if-you-live-in-idaho)

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Colorado joins Climate Alliance

What if I told you that Colorado has finally joined the United States Climate Alliance?

Saturday, July 8, 2017

A record-breaking dream!

Last night, I had a weird dream that I ate a rare record at a record shop.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Connecticut anti-Trump graffiti a hoax

Well, surprise, surprise!

Last month, someone spraypainted graffiti assailing Donald Trump and supporting Bernie Sanders all over Morley Elementary School in Hartford, Connecticut. Anyone with more than 2 atoms of cerebral tissue firing in their noggin should have known it was a hoax by someone who wanted to frame liberals. Now The Hill - which usually cheers everything Trump does - confirms these suspicions.

Stephen Marks, 32, of West Hartford - a Trump supporter - admitted he wrote the graffiti himself to try to set up Trump opponents. He says that's because he considers them "disrespectful towards our government." Now he's been charged with criminal mischief and breach of peace.

What a beezweezer.

(Source: http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/340806-trump-supporter-admits-writing-anti-trump-graffiti-at-elementary)

Sunday, July 2, 2017

A person bunkerooed and thought it was funny

Earlier this evening, I goed to an important family gathering, and guess what happened?

An LAP bunker blast, that's what!

Laughter followed.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Dayton! Fort Thomas! Highland Heights! It's a great place to fart, I mean start!

To keep your face from flying off in public, I did a bonus Scholaring this week covering northern Campbell County. It wasn't great, but it was better than expected, and it yielded 16 photos and videos...

http://www.bunkerblast.info/roadpics/camnorth17.html

Friday, June 30, 2017

Have no fear, the July ish is here!

There's a fanzine of fun called The Last Word, and there's a month called July.

This leads me to deduce that the July edition of The Last Word is now published, and you can peep it all!

In this ish...

• My prized Speak & Spell gets its third life.

• A person popped popcorn in a movie theater and ruined an 8th grade outing.

• An idiot doesn't understand chess.

• People blow bubbles with slime.

• And more!

So point your pooper here, if you dare...

https://www.scribd.com/document/352633684/The-Last-Word-7-2017

If that doesn't work, bip this link instead...

http://bunkerblast.info/lastword/lw1707.pdf

Williamstown not caving to ark park tax break

So the ark park - which has already fleeced Kentucky taxpayers - wants a tax break. But the city of Williamstown doesn't seem to be fooled.

The Ark Encounter theme park has failed to bring visitors to the area, despite laughable promises of an economic bonanza. Now the park wants an exemption to the town's recently implemented safety assessment tax, which levies 50 cents per ticket. The park argues that they should be exempt because they're a religious organization.

If they're a ministry, why did they get a taxpayer handout before? You can't argue that you're entitled to a government handout and later use an opposite argument to say you're entitled to a tax exemption. You're either a ministry or you're not. You can't have it both ways.

Indeedity-doodledy, Williamstown Mayor Rick Skinner even said of the ark park, "Everything that we have found is that they are a for-profit company." Other municipal officials say the same thing.

Kind of like my high school.

But I wouldn't be surprised if the ark park goes crying to some right-wing judge to make Williamstown comply with their demands. Taxpayers pay for everything they do.

(Source: http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/article158790694.html)

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tea Party big shot apparently got 15 years for drug trafficking

Remember last year when John Paul Roth Jr. - one of the leaders of the Campbell County Tea Party - got busted for selling opiates?

Well, apparently, he's been convicted and sentenced - and the right-wing media has completely ignored the story. I just checked the Campbell County Detention Center website, and it says Roth was booked today after being sentenced to 5 years and 10 years on 2 counts of selling opiates.

Maybe I'm just misreading it, but it looks like a BTPer is finally going away for awhile.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Behold, your professor!

I don't want to turn this into a personal attack, but this shows just how determined Northern Kentucky University - a state institution - is to advance right-wing causes.

A retired NKU professor just posted this on Facebook...

"The establishment clause says nothing about separation of church and state."

Wrong. It does. That's the whole point of the establishment clause. I don't even need to tell my readers this.

I repeat, the man who posted that was a professor there.

Ridiculous dream about Speak & Spell

Last night, I had a dream that my Speak & Spell (a favorite childhood toy that has recently endured a cycle of death and revival) gained the ability to show old films of Major League Baseball games on its small display.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Mount Adams! Hyde Park! Oakley! It's a great place to fart, I mean start!

Monday's Scholaring with the Road Ruiner yielded 21 brand bippus bustin' new photos and videos for you to peep, weep, and oggle-beep. So point your pooper here...

http://www.bunkerblast.info/roadpics/cinneb17.html

Sunday, June 18, 2017

More celeb look-alikes and bunker blasts, because why the hell not?

I've just been informed of a whole series of celebrity look-alikes at Kroger - and a bunker blast too!

According to legend, a jaunt to Krogie-Wogie yielded a Charlton Heston look-alike and an Erik Estrada look-alike. A previous visit produced a Jeb Bush look-alike.

I've also been told that an LAP bunkeroo was detected at a swimming pool. A group of young adults were lounging around and drinking beer, and when this air biscuit was released, cries of accusation sprang up, but no suspects could be indicted for this crime against humanity.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Puerto Rico votes to become 51st state

This is happening - but only if Congress approves it.

In a referendum yesterday, voters in Puerto Rico voted 97% to 3% to become the 51st state. What does this mean? It was a nonbinding vote, and Congress will still have the final say. Even if Congress approves statehood, the process may take a few years. There actually isn't much chance that the current Congress will approve it.

One can hope that if statehood comes, it brings Puerto Rico's public policies in line with the Constitution. Then again, we don't require California to clean up Pete Wilson's many messes. I'm also under no illusions that Congress would make the Tea Party's laughable proposed state of North Colorado follow the Constitution.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Another weird dream

Last night, I had a dream that Wendy's founder Dave Thomas came back to life.

Friday, June 9, 2017

A person ruined a Jennifer Hudson CD

Today, I found a smashed Jennifer Hudson CD on the sidewalk. Shattered in many shards it was.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Study ranks Kentucky dead last for economic environment

Don't be fooled by the Richmond Register headline that says Kentucky is only 3rd-worst for jobs. The article reveals that a new study by WalletHub says the Bluegrass State now ranks dead last of all 50 states for economic development.

Kentucky's new #50 ranking is fueled by the state now having the highest tax burden for people of low or middle income levels. This is because of liar Matt Bevin's serial mismanagement and suppression of workers.

Gee, thanks a billion, Matt.

(Source: http://www.richmondregister.com/news/study-kentucky-is-s-rd-worst-state-for-jobs/article_9605bcf4-47dc-11e7-8f5c-3b6b8c86caee.html)