North Dakota Republican State Rep. Pisses Off Colleagues with Email Titled ‘Why Men Are Seldom Depressed’

Maybe it's just the cynical nature of the 24-hour news cycle, but it sometimes seems like politicians always email shitty, offensive "jokes" to their staff instead of, say, cat videos or a recipe for peanut brittle. Wouldn't it be great just once to read a story that started, "State Rep. Carlash Smiz from Missouri… »1/20/13 2:30pm

Unsurprisingly, Readers Incensed About Coverage of Racist Teens Are Also Racist. And Terrible Spellers.

Ever since we pointed out that some teenagers reacted very poorly to President Obama's reelection by posting racist hate speech on Twitter, we have received quite a few emails supporting the students and expressing anti-Obama sentiments. Apparently, pointing out when people are being racist just brings out more… »11/14/12 5:45pm

Spying on a Significant Other Is Becoming an Acceptable Form of Social Paranoia

So. A new online dating survey of 2,000 lonesome souls found out some pretty salient information, which is that there are quite a few Americans who apparently think that it's fine to sift through a significant other's emails, texts and browsing history. More than a third of the survey's respondents said that they'd be… »8/26/12 10:30pm

Batshit Lawmaker Says Women Should Have to Watch an Abortion Before Getting One

When it comes to women's reproductive rights, Arizona seems to be going for some kind of land speed record in obliterating them. But you have to hand it to them. Even though they've already established themselves as pretty much the worst, they're not content to rest on their cringe-inducing laurels. No, they continue… »3/21/12 3:15pm

Federal Judge Sends Insanely Racist Email Implying Obama's Mom Fucked a Dog

Judges are primarily known for one thing: their good judgment. But that is the opposite of what Chief U.S. District Judge Richard Cebull used when he decided to send an email to six of his "'old buddies' and acquaintances" containing an exceedingly racist joke about President Obama. Oh, and he sent it from his… »3/01/12 9:30am